How to Have Fun With 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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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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How to Live With Your Hair When It’s Hot and Humid

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 Avoid Beach Hair and Protect Your Tresses in Summer

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 Palm Painting Really New and Improved for Hair Coloring?

Posted by Mickey B.

The “hottest” new hair coloring technique, Palm Painting, uses a gloved hand, rather than brushes, to paint hair. Mickey Bolek questions whether the technique is actually a new one, or just a promotion of a routinely used method of hair coloring.

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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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How to Get the Look You Want 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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Worried About Baldness? How to Deal With Hair Loss

Posted by Mickey B.

There are some questions that make us uncomfortable. “Am I going bald?” is akin to “Does my butt look big in these jeans?” Awkward or not, in the hair salon clients count on their hairdressers for an honest response. When the answer to this question is “Yes,” – and sometimes it is – I want to give good […]

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DIY Hair Coloring: From Dream to Disaster

Posted by Mickey B.

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

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Mickey Bolek Sees Hairstyle Trends for Spring Fashion

Posted by Mickey B.

Spring can be a busy time for hair stylists, so I pay lots of attention to trends in hair and fashion. Our clients are looking for ways to switch things up with a new and different hairstyle. Here are a few trends that I think will be big hits in the salon this season.

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