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Is Hot and Humid a Challenge For Your Hair?

Posted by Mickey B.

Summer heat and humidity take their toll on hair. Mickey Bolek, owner of Michael Anthony Salon on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, offers tips and sympathy!

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It’s Important That You and Your Stylist Share a Bond

Posted by Mickey B.

Whenever I color, cut, or style someone’s hair I want the end result to be head-turning. I want perfect strangers saying, “I love your hair! Who is your stylist?” I’m not alone. All top hair stylists know that successful hairstyles require a relationship with you, the customer. Here’s a reposting of what I said about this more than a year ago…

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Haircut or Trim, What is the Difference?

Posted by Mickey B.

We get plenty of calls from people who want to know the difference in price between a haircut and a trim. It is a question I love answering. I take seriously any opportunity to educate my clients. It’s important to help them understand the beauty industry and how its trends come and go over time.

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Collaboration is The Key to Your Successful Hairstyle

Posted by Mickey B.

Collaboration, you see, is the key to a successful hairstyle. When you communicate the right information, a stylist works with you to creates something you can manage at home and that complements your lifestyle.

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How to be Frizz-Free on the Steamiest Summer Days

Posted by Mickey B.

Summer is full-blown and the humidity is spiking to new levels. If you hair is frizzing – from flyaway wisps to a fully involved mop – there are ways for you to tame that frizz. A combination of salon treatments and home care will keep your hair healthy looking and manageable for the season.

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Are You a Curly Head? Reach for Fabulous!

Posted by Mickey B.

During any day at the Salon, I have at least one guest in my chair who wants to talk about curls. Some want to make them go away, while others dream of adding bounce and curl to their stubbornly-straight locks. Still others just want help managing them and keeping frizz under control.

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How To Tame Your Frizzy Hair in the Summer Heat

Posted by Mickey B.

Summer is full-blown and the humidity is spiking to new levels. If you hair is frizzing – from flyaway wisps to a fully involved mop – there are ways for you to tame that frizz. A combination of salon treatments and home care will keep your hair healthy looking and manageable for the season.

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How to Avoid “Beach Hair” This Season

Posted by Mickey B.

Summer’s here and it’s time to head to the beach. As a stylist, I think about what happens to your hair when you expose it to the combination of sun and salt water or chlorine. Summer hair care can be a challenge.

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Why Settle For the Bargain? A Good Haircut is Priceless!

Posted by Mickey B.

Maybe it’s because I “do hair.” But I am always mystified by the tendency for those who “wear hair” to look for a bargain haircut. It doesn’t make sense to shop for the best fashion and then cut corners at the hair salon. Why? Unlike those great boots or designer label pants, you wear your haircut every day.

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How to Choose the Best Hair Salon For You

Posted by Mickey B.

More and more clients of Michael Anthony Salon tell us that they are being stopped on the street by strangers or getting calls from friends asking where they get their hair done. I take that as a great compliment on behalf of the wonderful styling team here at Michael Anthony Salon. I also see this […]

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