‘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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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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