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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Going Gray? Make It Fabulous With Vibrant, Silvery Tones

Posted by Mickey B.

Should I color my hair to cover the incoming gray? How can I go from color to natural gray? Is it possible for my gray to have those bright and shiny silver tones, like Helen Mirren? These are questions we frequently hear from our customers at Michael Anthony Salon. Here’s what we tell them.

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Mickey Talks Hair Color: DIY vs. In-Salon Service

Posted by Mickey B.

Lately, I have seen a lot of chatter on the internet comparing DIY (do-it-yourself) hair coloring with in-salon professional services. It seems that the main argument in favor of DIY is the cost savings. While you may save some money, there are more things to consider when deciding how to color your hair. From Michael Anthony Salon in DC, here’s my opinion on the topic.

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Shampoo Essentials. Hair Care. Healthy 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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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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Mickey Says No More Summer Frizz…Super Smooth Your Hair!

Posted by Mickey B.

Do you have frizzy, kinky curls that resist…no, that fight your efforts to control them? Have previous hair straightening treatments left you wanting more, but better? Now, you can finally get the results you want.

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Go Back to the Future With Men’s Hairstyles

Posted by Mickey B.

There’s nothing like the promise of a new season to make men want to clean up their hair styles. Spring 2014 brings a return to classic barbering style – clean sharp lines – with a twist. Here’s an update from Michael Anthony Salon’s Mickey Bolek:

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Awapuhi Wild Ginger to Soothe Your Winter Weary Hair

Posted by Mickey B.

Winter tends to leave our hair a bit lackluster. Constant blow drying, curling or flat ironing the hair, chemical treatments, indoor heat and even the winter sun can take their toll on your tresses. And hot showering in the winter months can increase color fading. Basically, your hair is begging for an intensive drink of […]

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Your Hairdresser Knows Best: When It Comes to Hair Care Products

Posted by Mickey B.

A battle has been waged for decades in our industry to keep professional hair care products out of drugstores, supermarkets, and big box retailers. Although manufacturers work hard to ensure that products are sold only in salons, they are often defeated. Black market and counterfeit products continue to be diverted to other retailers. 

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Am I Going Bald? When the Answer is Yes

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.

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