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Balayage Technique for Low Maintenance and Natural Highlights

Posted by Mickey B.

Balayage is a highlighting technique that allows a stylist to paint the color on your hair, resulting in soft and natural-looking highlights. Balayage is an excellent solution for transitioning hair through a “grow out” period or making it possible to go longer between color treatments.

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Mickey Bolek Shares a Moment of Gratitude

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When I began my career one of the first things I was taught was not to discuss politics, religion, or sex. Well, I blew that one right away. What fun would it be if you couldn’t have interesting discussions during a visit to the hair salon? Isn’t that part of the salon experience? Great hair, […]

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‘Tis the Season for Your Best Holiday Hairstyling

Posted by Mickey B.

This is the time of year when we want our hair to look its absolute best. Mickey Bolek, Michael Anthony Salon, has some tips to help you and your hair make it stunningly through the holiday season.

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Who Should I Tip at My Hair Salon?

Posted by Mickey B.

As a salon owner AND stylist, I hear much confusion from customers about proper tipping etiquette. Who should I tip? My stylist? The owner? The person who shampooed my hair? Times have changed and so have salons. Here is my best advice in response: 

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Are You Looking for Straight Talk About Baldness?

Posted by Mickey B.

When clients ask about their hair loss, I want to give good information about baldness AND make sure the answer helps the client feel better. 

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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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Fall Is Here!! Mickey Bolek’s Trend Alert

Posted by Mickey B.

For many, fall is the perfect time for fresh starts. In the salon that translates into hairstyles. What new look do you want to sport this fall? It’s an opportunity for stylists and customers to team up for a hairstyle change.

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Fall Is the Best Time For a New Hair Care Routine

Posted by Mickey B.

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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When You Need Advice About Highlighting Your Hair

Posted by Mickey B.

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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The Best Advice About DIY Hair Color: Is It Worth It?

Posted by Mickey B.

It seems that the main argument in favor of DIY hair color kits is the financial savings. While, yes, you may save some money, there are more things to consider when deciding how to color your hair.

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