What Are the Best Hairstyles for My Face Shape?

Posted by Mickey B.

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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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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Is Hot and Humid a Challenge For Your Hair?

Posted by Mickey B.

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?

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 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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What Can I Do About My Damaged Hair?

Posted by Mickey B.

  “Is my hair damaged?” is a common question for stylists. Leaving behind the cold months with heaters and dry air, it’s time for a fresh look at our hair. Add in constant blow drying, curling or flat ironing, and even hot showers, your tresses could use some love when Spring arrives.

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Spring is the Time to Give Your Hair Some Love

Posted by Mickey B.

Spring is just around the corner! As I anticipate the long-awaited seasonal changes – fresh new colors and smells, warmer days and nights – I think about hair. It can be a busy time for hair stylists. After a cold winter and constant blow drying, curling or flat ironing, your hair can look dry and faded. Now […]

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