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Is Palm Painting Really New and Improved for Hair Coloring?

Posted by Mickey B.

The “hottest” new hair coloring technique, Palm Painting, uses a gloved hand, rather than brushes, to paint hair. Mickey Bolek questions whether the technique is actually a new one, or just a promotion of a routinely used method of hair coloring.

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Short Hair Styles: How to Get Your Best New Look

Posted by Mickey B.

If you are looking for ways to keep your head cool in the heat, a haircut might be just the answer. Do you find yourself in the midst of a hair dilemma and asking yourself, “Should I cut my hair?” or “How should I get my hair cut?”

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How to Get the Look You Want With Styling Products

Posted by Mickey B.

When clients come for a consultation, they often bring a picture of the hairstyle they want. I don’t believe you can find the perfect look in just one photo. So, I encourage clients to bring several images that show one or two things they are looking for. Then we can customize just the right look.

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What Should I Know About Shampoo and My Hair?

Posted by Mickey B.

How often should I wash my hair? This is a question that I hear frequently from my customers at Michael Anthony Salon. They want to maintain the salon style perfection, starting with their shampoo.  I don’t think that there is one answer that works for everyone. What matters is your hair, lifestyle, and personal preferences. […]

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Worried About Baldness? How to Deal With Hair Loss

Posted by Mickey B.

There are some questions that make us uncomfortable. “Am I going bald?” is akin to “Does my butt look big in these jeans?” Awkward or not, in the hair salon clients count on their hairdressers for an honest response. When the answer to this question is “Yes,” – and sometimes it is – I want to give good […]

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DIY Hair Coloring: From Dream to Disaster

Posted by Mickey B.

It seems that the main argument in favor of DIY hair coloring is the cost savings. While you may save some money, there are more things to consider when deciding how to color your hair.

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Mickey Bolek Sees Hairstyle Trends for Spring Fashion

Posted by Mickey B.

Spring can be a busy time for hair stylists, so I pay lots of attention to trends in hair and fashion. Our clients are looking for ways to switch things up with a new and different hairstyle. Here are a few trends that I think will be big hits in the salon this season.

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Why Start Spring With Damaged Hair?

Posted by Mickey B.

“Is my hair damaged?” is a common question for stylists at Michael Anthony Salon this time of year. Spring is new and fresh and no season for faded or brittle hair.

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How To Get Head Turning Style at Your Hair Salon

Posted by Mickey B.

Whether I color, cut, or style someone’s hair I want the end result to be something that will turn heads and have perfect strangers saying, “ I love your hair! Who is your stylist?”

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Do You Speak Hairdresser Lingo?  

Posted by Mickey B.

Hair stylists pay a lot of attention to words. We have to. During our discussion with a client, we listen to the words the client uses to describe what they want AND to what is unsaid. Clients frequently apologize for not having the right “lingo” to describe what they want. Hairdresser lingo?

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