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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Should I Get a Pixie Haircut?

Posted by Mickey B.

Pixie. If the name makes you think sweet and small, the modern versions of this classic short hairstyle will change your view. The classic short chop is super versatile and, with the right styling, highlights your best features. Here’s what Da Raborn, Michael Anthony Salon stylist, has to say:

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A New Hairstyle For the New Season? Ask Mickey

Posted by Mickey B.

The New Year brings all kinds of resolutions – including new hairstyles. Hairdressers are frequently enlisted to help with these resolutions. The advice isn’t always exactly what a client wants to hear and at that precise moment stylist and client begin to collaborate. Here’s how it works:

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When It’s Time for a New Hairstyle

Posted by Mickey B.

Clients frequently choose fall as the time to try a new hairstyle. When they ask for advice from their stylists, they may not hear exactly what they want. At that precise moment stylist and client begin to collaborate.

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Mickey Bolek: Your Hair Stylist Wants You to Look Great!

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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Will Your New Hair Salon Fit Your Lifestyle?

Posted by Mickey B.

We all, at one time or another, find ourselves searching for a new salon. Perhaps you have moved, your stylist has retired, or you’re just looking for something new and different. Finding the right salon can be very stressful and exhausting. Trust me, even though I am a stylist and salon owner, getting a haircut with a new stylist can be nerve wracking. (I don’t have the easiest hair to cut).

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Want to Change Your Hairstyle? Tips from Mickey Bolek

Posted by Mickey B.

The New Year brings all kinds of resolutions – including new hairstyles. Hairdressers are frequently enlisted to help with these resolutions. The advice isn’t always exactly what a client wants to hear and at that precise moment stylist and client begin to collaborate. Here’s how it works:

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Mickey Bolek: Why Top Hair Stylists Keep on Learning

Posted by Mickey B.

I recently attended a business seminar at a local university. My attention was captured by a poster on the wall that said, “The one who hustles the fastest is the most successful.” When it comes to my career and the careers of my staff, I share that philosophy. As top hair stylists, we want to keep up with trends in the salon business.

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Is a Pixie Cut Right For Me?

Posted by Mickey B.

Pixie. If the name makes you think sweet and small, the modern versions of this classic short hairstyle will change your view. This popular celebrity hairstyle has been worn by some of the boldest trend setters – think Jamie Lee Curtis or Mia Farrow. Today’s stars who sport the short look include Halle Berry, Jennifer Lawrence and Michelle Williams. The classic short chop is super versatile and, with the right styling, highlights your best features. Here’s what Da Raborn, Michael Anthony Salon stylist, has to say:

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Mickey Bolek: What Your Hair Stylist Wants You to Know

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. How do I do that? Here’s what you […]

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