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Quarantine Hair Color: Do’s and Don’ts

Posted by Mickey B.

Here are a few tips from Mickey Bolek about hair color to help you get by during quarantine while we all wait for the doors of salons and barbershops to reopen.

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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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What You Need to Know About Silver Hair

Posted by Mickey B.

Nowadays, icy white or silver hair is a trendy shade – a serious favorite due to its cool, modern look. It is also one of the most time consuming and labor intensive hair color services.

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Stunning Hair Colors That Will Catch Your Eye

Posted by Mickey B.

Fall is a great time for a change. Whether it’s our clothing, hair, or physical lifestyle, we can all use an occasional update. This year’s hair colors offer stunning options. Blends, highlights, and undertones add to the array of rich mahoganies and ashy blondes. See if any of these trending colors are just right for […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Why Settle For the Bargain? A Good Haircut is Priceless!

Posted by Mickey B.

Maybe it’s because I “do hair.” But I am always mystified by the tendency for those who “wear hair” to look for a bargain haircut. It doesn’t make sense to shop for the best fashion and then cut corners at the hair salon. Why? Unlike those great boots or designer label pants, you wear your haircut every day.

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