How to Easily Update Your Hair Care Routine for Autumn

Posted by Mickey B.

Fall is here so it’s time to pack up our summer attire and changeover our wardrobe to feature scarves and sweaters. For many, clothing isn’t the only style change they seek as the temperatures drop; autumn often welcomes a hairstyle update, as well. 

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How to Get Rid of Frizzy Hair in the Heat of Summer

Posted by Mickey B.

While we are nearing the end of Summer on Capitol Hill, the humidity is spiking to new levels. The air has been muggy and humid, and the scattered showers do no favors to our locks. If your hair is frizzing, a combination of salon treatments and home care will keep your hair healthy and manageable […]

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Mickey Bolek Shares: How to Get a Good Haircut

Posted by Mickey B.

When I have a new client who wants me to fix a “bad haircut” I use an approach that years of experience have helped me develop. I ask questions. I want to know the specifics. What is it about the cut that you do not like? Is it the length? Are the layers too short or too long? Did you want layers? 

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Why Wait for the Damage to Happen?

Posted by Mickey B.

All those days spent enjoying the sun, pool and beach can wreak havoc on your hair. It’s not easy to make damaged hair look healthy. So, why wait till that happens? You can keep your hair looking its best all summer with a bit of prevention.

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How to Avoid Beach Hair and Protect Your Tresses in Summer

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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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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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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Is It Time to Reconsider the Dry Shampoo Trend?

Posted by Mickey B.

A regular customer recently told me about a friend who goes weeks without shampooing her hair. She, the friend, believes that substituting dry shampoo is easier and, since she gets a weekly blow dry, the styling lasts longer. She’s not alone.It’s become a kind of trend.

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