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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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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Collaboration is The Key to Your Successful Hairstyle

Posted by Mickey B.

Collaboration, you see, is the key to a successful hairstyle. When you communicate the right information, a stylist works with you to creates something you can manage at home and that complements your lifestyle.

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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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What Makes a Hair Salon the Right One For You?

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Mickey Bolek, Michael Anthony Salon DC, advises people looking for a new hair salon. The best choice will match the culture of the salon with your personality.

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What If That Great New Haircut Just Isn’t Right?

Posted by Mickey B.

Sometimes when you get home with a new haircut, you realize it just is not right for you. There is nothing wrong with the cut, but now it doesn’t look like what you had in mind. Here’s what you can do.

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5 Things Hair Stylists Want Their Customers to Know

Posted by Mickey B.

I’ve been a hair stylist for a long time (30+ years), but it’s still a wonderful experience every time a new client sits in my chair. One thing I tell every new client – “Talk to me and ask questions.” Our communication is the very best way for you to leave the salon with the satisfaction […]

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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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Is Summer the Best Time for a Short Haircut?

Posted by Mickey B.

Summer has descended with heat and humidity and now you’re wondering, “Should I cut my hair?” Are you contemplating a power pixie haircut or other trendy short hair look, but still on the fence about trying a whole new look?

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Short Hair Styles: How to Get Your Best New Look

Posted by Mickey B.

If you are looking for ways to keep your head cool in the heat, a haircut might be just the answer. Do you find yourself in the midst of a hair dilemma and asking yourself, “Should I cut my hair?” or “How should I get my hair cut?”

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