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A Word to My Fellow Stylists: It's About the Story

Yves Durif | Posted 01.12.2015 | Style
Yves Durif

Your salon has a story, you have a story, and each client has a story. And it is in the sharing of these stories that we keep from becoming a factory. Now, in the spirit of sharing, I'd like to give you the very recipes I shared with my client last week.

Dreaming Big

Yves Durif | Posted 12.03.2014 | Style
Yves Durif

Hair Stylists and Colorists everywhere, my staff and myself included, know that we provide our clients with services well beyond what our titles imply. We are sounding boards, cheerleaders, and therapists. Our clients share their dreams and obstacles with us, and we love them for that!

A New Way to Shampoo

Yves Durif | Posted 10.13.2014 | Style
Yves Durif

You might rub the fake foam around to the back of your skull before you pile all of your hair on top and work the imaginary lather into the lengths of your hair. Then you rinse.

Bring Out the Best in Brows

Yves Durif | Posted 09.17.2014 | Style
Yves Durif

Eyebrows underline your emotions. The wrong shape can convey unintended vulnerability or aggression. The smallest change can totally disrupt the balance of your features: pluck a hair or two too many between the brows and your forehead looks distended.

Bridal Hair Questionnaire

Yves Durif | Posted 08.04.2014 | Style
Yves Durif

If you want to step out of your everyday style and transform into your most glamorous self on your wedding day, focus on styles with exaggerated elements: volume, texture or length. Indulge in clip-in extensions (or splurge on the real ones!), teasing and bling!

Going Beyond Beauty: Make Peace With Animals

Yves Durif | Posted 07.27.2014 | Impact
Yves Durif

In the 27 years since the inception of her organization, Cynthia Branigan has successfully placed over 5,000 retired racing Grayhounds in good homes with caring owners.

The Balayage Effect

Yves Durif | Posted 07.02.2014 | Style
Yves Durif

If the word is new to you, it would be my pleasure to introduce you to my favorite highlighting technique for sun-kissed Spring and Summer hair.

Spring It Up!

Yves Durif | Posted 06.10.2014 | Style
Yves Durif

It is the perfect time to try something new and different, without extreme weather affecting the outcome or your enjoyment of the style. If you find yourself in need of Spring Hair Inspiration, keep these three ideas in mind.

Oscar's Men

Yves Durif | Posted 04.30.2014 | Style
Yves Durif

in the last few years, there has been a rebirth of style in the men's arena, and the attention is beginning to shift. Gentlemen on the Red Carpet are taking more risks

It Is Worth It

Yves Durif | Posted 04.14.2014 | Style
Yves Durif

If you make a habit of reading the Wall Street Journal Life and Style section, you might have come across an article that echoed sentiments I discusse...

The Year of You

Yves Durif | Posted 03.23.2014 | Style
Yves Durif

A new year can mean big change, and for my dear friend and client Dr. Samantha Sutton, 2014 looks to be no exception. As she filled me in on her outlook for the year, we began to discuss the topic on everyone's mind throughout January - the dreaded "New Years Resolution."

Service Interrupted

Yves Durif | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Yves Durif

They sit in my chair and breathe a sigh of relief for the opportunity to take one hour out of their hectic day for dedicated relaxation and pampering. But all of a sudden, when that little screen lights up or a handbag rumbles with an iPhone begging to be answered.

Tech Support for Your Tresses

Yves Durif | Posted 12.24.2013 | Style
Yves Durif

Sometimes it's difficult to decide if you're disposing of you're look because it really is broken, or because you're craving the latest and greatest thing.

Beauty Under One Roof

Yves Durif | Posted 07.04.2013 | Style
Yves Durif

There is danger involved in seeking out the "best of the best." You run the risk of only finding the "best of the moment." You may go home with the "coupe du jour" and a trendy color, but beware! The trend may be outdated by tomorrow.

Our First Date

Yves Durif | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Yves Durif

As a hairstylist and salon owner I spend a lot of time observing interactions between hairstylists and clients. Regardless of gender, the best stylist-client relationships begin much like courtship.