Author: Stephanie Alina

Which Hair Brush Is for Me?

Knowing your hair type is just as important as knowing your shoe size, as far as I’m concerned. Unless you’re Kendall Jenner strutting the catwalk for Balmain, you can’t squeeze into a size 6 stiletto when you’re a size 10 and look good. You also can’t use tools and products meant for another hair type. If you do, bad hair days will be trending in your world! How do you figure out your hair type? Hair types are based on porosity, density, texture, and coarseness….

Summer Hair Care

Summer is here and the livin’ is easy! You AND your hair must be ready for a vacation by now. This time of year, allow your natural tresses to flow against your summer fresh face and beach season glow. Here are some tips to keep your hair healthy all summer long…

Summer Hair Color

The weather is so back and forth this year. First, it is 85 degrees and sunny, then it is 40 degrees and rainy. Hair trends this summer are changing as quickly as our weather. Warm and cool are interchanging, and a little bit of everything is acceptable now…

Spring Cleaning

People are lunching outdoors, hem lines are creeping up, Fifth Avenue is a runway for this season’s sunglasses, and summer is right around the corner in NYC! Time to break out the peep toes and sandals and put away the boots and furs, but what does this mean for your hair? Spring cleaning is just as imperative for your locks as it is for anything else…

2017 Hair Color Trends

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend but who’s to say that we don’t love silver, gold, platinum, rose gold, copper, or even two toned alternatives? Well, this year, we are loving these options in our hair! Many variations of metallic hair are trending right now…

New Year’s Resolution: Healthy Hair!

Winter in NYC sounds so beautiful when you picture Central Park under a light blanket of snow….but for most of us this is not the reality of the situation! We are most likely trekking single file through barely shoveled sidewalks that feel like wind tunnels. Each gust drying out our skin and whipping our hair into knots, only to step into an office building blowing compressed heat on us drying us out even more! How do we win the battle against the environmental winter effects on our hair? A half hour steam shower sounds great on a frigid morning, but when it comes to washing your hair use cool to room temperature water. This will keep more moisture in your hair. Shampoo strips moisture from the scalp and hair, so try to go longer in between washing your locks. Use a good Dry Shampoo to use on days you are not shampooing. Also, use a good Hydrating Conditioner and Hair Mask. Use the mask on the ends of your hair for about 15 minutes once a …

Holiday Hair

The holidays are here, and it feels faster than ever before! The days, weeks, and months are flying! So if you are like me and you will be rushing around to get yourself ready to be fashionably late to your dinner party, here are some helpful hair hints!