What Are the Best Hairstyles for My Face Shape?

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What are the best hairstyles for my face shape? “What are the best hairstyles for round faces?”… or “long faces”… or “square faces”? When new clients come into the Michael Anthony Salon for that very first appointment we often hear a lament and a plea having to do with finding the perfect hairstyle for a […]

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Is That Salon Treatment Really Worth It?

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Mickey Bolek, owner of Michael Anthony Salon DC, responds to “Are pricey salon treatments better than what we can do ourselves in our own bathrooms?”

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Which Hair Salon is the Right Match for You?

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There’s a right hair salon for everyone. Mickey Bolek, Michael Anthony Salon, voted Best Hair Salon in DC, tells why the culture of a salon is important.

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Is Hot and Humid a Challenge For Your Hair?

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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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Haircut or Trim, What is the Difference?

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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

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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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