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Popular New Hair Colors in 2020 

Posted by Mickey B.

Are you looking to change your hair color in 2020? If you want something new and exciting but aren’t quite sure what’s popular or plausible, look no further.

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Balayage Technique for Low Maintenance and Natural Highlights

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Balayage is a highlighting technique that allows a stylist to paint the color on your hair, resulting in soft and natural-looking highlights. Balayage is an excellent solution for transitioning hair through a “grow out” period or making it possible to go longer between color treatments.

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Mickey Bolek Shares a Moment of Gratitude

Posted by Mickey B.

When I began my career one of the first things I was taught was not to discuss politics, religion, or sex. Well, I blew that one right away. What fun would it be if you couldn’t have interesting discussions during a visit to the hair salon? Isn’t that part of the salon experience? Great hair, […]

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‘Tis the Season for Your Best Holiday Hairstyling

Posted by Mickey B.

This is the time of year when we want our hair to look its absolute best. Mickey Bolek, Michael Anthony Salon, has some tips to help you and your hair make it stunningly through the holiday season.

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Who Should I Tip at My Hair Salon?

Posted by Mickey B.

As a salon owner AND stylist, I hear much confusion from customers about proper tipping etiquette. Who should I tip? My stylist? The owner? The person who shampooed my hair? Times have changed and so have salons. Here is my best advice in response: 

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How to Undo Winter Hair Damage

Posted by Mickey B.

  Old man winter is bringing his anticipated blast of cold. Sadly, the long, warm days are well behind us. Now we’ll be going in and out of dry, heated buildings into the dry cold air outside.  Add blow-drying, curling or flat ironing, and chemical treatments to your hair. It’s a recipe for disaster. What […]

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Are You Looking for Straight Talk About Baldness?

Posted by Mickey B.

When clients ask about their hair loss, I want to give good information about baldness AND make sure the answer helps the client feel better. 

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What Are the Best Hairstyles for My Face Shape?

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What are the best hairstyles for my face shape? “What are the best hairstyles for round faces?”… or “long faces”… or “square faces”? When new clients come into the Michael Anthony Salon for that very first appointment we often hear a lament and a plea having to do with finding the perfect hairstyle for a […]

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Is That Salon Treatment Really Worth It?

Posted by Mickey B.

Mickey Bolek, owner of Michael Anthony Salon DC, responds to “Are pricey salon treatments better than what we can do ourselves in our own bathrooms?”

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Fall Is Here!! Mickey Bolek’s Trend Alert

Posted by Mickey B.

For many, fall is the perfect time for fresh starts. In the salon that translates into hairstyles. What new look do you want to sport this fall? It’s an opportunity for stylists and customers to team up for a hairstyle change.

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