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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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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What Should I Know About Shampoo and 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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You Can Get That “Just Right” Look With Styling Products

Posted by Mickey B.

When clients come for a consultation, they often bring a picture of the hairstyle they want. I don’t believe you can find the perfect look in just one photo. So, I encourage clients to bring several images that show one or two things they are looking for. Then we can customize just the right look.

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How to Avoid the Dreaded “Beach Hair” Look

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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Is Hot and Humid a Challenge For Your Hair?

Posted by Mickey B.

  Who needs a headline when you have a head of hair telling you exactly what’s going on outside?! When your hair has no volume or more frizzies than you can stand, and you are seized by that “ugh-I-want-to-cut-my-hair-off” feeling, you know it is hot and humid!

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How to Have Fun With Casual Summer Hairstyles

Posted by Mickey B.

More outdoor living – whether in sidewalk bistros or on the beach – can lead to a more casual approach to hair styling. Casual doesn’t mean that you have to give up your style. Relax and have some fun with your summer hair.

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Hair Care Tips: Mickey’s Top 5 Secrets for Head-Turning Hair

Posted by Mickey B.

Mickey Bolek has been doing hair for 30 years and in those years has been asked some of the same questions over and over again. Here are 5 of the FAQs. (Originally published in 2012, this post has been updated very little because it’s classic Mickey! Enjoy…and be sure to pay attention to #5!)

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How to Fix Damaged Hair for a Fresh Spring Start

Posted by Mickey B.

“Is my hair damaged?” is a common question for stylists at Michael Anthony Salon this time of year. Following the cold months encompassing heaters and dry air, combined with constant blow drying, curling or flat ironing the hair, and even hot showers, your tresses could use some love when Spring arrives. 

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Why Wait for the Damage to Happen?

Posted by Mickey B.

All those days spent enjoying the sun, pool and beach can wreak havoc on your hair. It’s not easy to make damaged hair look healthy. So, why wait till that happens? You can keep your hair looking its best all summer with a bit of prevention.

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