Must Know Hair Color Tips for Summer

My hair color is an investment, both in time and money. So one of the last things that I want to do is have my color fade or change because I haven’t taken proper care of it. Amy Akiva, is a Master Colorist at Prince + Broad Salon in New York City, and she’s sharing her favorite must know hair color tips for summer. These easy to follow tricks will save your color, preventing it…

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How to Maintain Your Hair Color: Avoiding Green, Brassy and Faded Color

Recently I shared some tips from Brad Johns on how to keep your blonde hair looking great, but note that many of these tips will actually work for other hair colors as well. I thought I would also share my favorite tips and products to maintain your hair color. Currently I color my hair a few shades darker than my natural color, but I was a “blonde” for about 8 years, the brunette is a…

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The Ultimate Blonde Hair Tips from Brad Johns

This post was originally published back in 2008, but the advice from Brad Johns is just as good today as it was back then. And yes, he is still the favorite colorist of many socialites in New York and Allure Magazine. I’m also sharing some of the best products (from drugstore to salon price points) to help you maintain your perfect blonde! My ultimate blonde is Reese Witherspoon. Just looking at her blonde hair makes…

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Stretching It Out: Increasing the Time Between Hair Coloring Appointments

I’m one of those people who make their next salon appointment when they’re still at the salon. I make my appointments every 6 weeks. I can’t stretch it to every 7 weeks. My hair grows so fast that at 7 weeks I’ll have a lot of roots showing! If I can’t go right at 6 weeks, I’ll bump it up to a 5 week appointment. I ran into some scheduling issues over the summer. With…

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Something New: Hiding my Roots with Gray Away

I recently turned 40, which seems a bit daunting when you consider that I started this blog when I was 29. The beauty issues I’m facing now are very different than the issues I was facing back then. One of those issues is gray hair. I only have a few gray hairs, but they’re in easy to notice locations like my hairline and where I typically part my hair. Over time my natural hair color…

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