Studio 229 and Covid-19

First of all I’d like to thank all of the Studio 229 clients for their unwavering support. So many of you have reached out and offered to pay for services not rendered or to just give me money. I have been so deeply touched by all your generosity. I cannot express adequately how much you …

Hair Salon Definitions

Hair Salon Definitions Introduction Have you ever felt like you need a special dictionary to understand hair salon definitions? Most of us know what a pixie or bob haircut is but the word texture gets used to describe both haircuts and color. Wait, what? Words like balayage and foilayage are hard enough to pronounce let …

Natural/Organic Products

Natural/Organic Products Natural/Organic Products are the best choice for your hair, skin and the planet. The reason is because additives like sulfates strip out hair color and parabens contribite to the growth of breast cancer cells (https://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/news/20151027/parabens-breast-cancer#1). Parabens are commonly found in products like Nivea skin cream and other popular products carried in salons, online …

Highlights on Your Hair

Highlights on Your Hair Highlights on your hair are a great way to add some dimension. Even if you have a balayage right now, highlights create a little blending between your balayage and the root area. I love to put a couple of babylights around the face to refresh a balayage and then paint some …

Olaplex Shampoo and Conditioner is Here!

Olaplex Shampoo and Conditioner is Here!   Olaplex Shampoo and conditioner has arrived at Studio 229. We love this patented product and the results that it has on the hair. It keeps all hair healthy, shiny and looking fabulous! The shampoo smells a bit like grapefruit, yet not overpowering. The conditioner, is more subtle in …

Winter highlights

Winter Highlights  Highlights in the winter are different from other seasons in that they tend to be a bit cooler, a bit darker, and not as vibrant. Even if you are a natural blonde think about adding some low-lights or perhaps an ash color blonde in the winter to go with your more subdued wardrobe. …