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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When You Need Advice About Highlighting Your Hair

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Advice from stylist Mickey Boleck, Michael Anthony Salon, DC, about how to decide if highlight are the right color treatment for your hair.

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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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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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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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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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Popular Men’s Hairstyles and How They Look

Posted by Mickey B.

I have noticed that come spring, men tend to look for hairstyles that sharpen their look. A trend that seems to renew each year is classic barbering. Although I am not a barber, I do keep up with barbering skills and this spring I have been using them. Men are seeking variations on the classic […]

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