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The Holiday Guide To the Perfect Aveda Gift

The Holiday Guide To the Perfect Aveda Gift

Tis the season for finding the perfect gifts for friends, family and the neighbor who takes in your mail. It’s also a good time to suss out time-saving, style-enhancing goodies that help you keep your own look on point while rushing around from morning til night.

Quickie Ways to Step Up Your Hair Game

Quickie Ways to Step Up Your Hair Game

Beauty goals and convenience don’t always go hand-in-hand, but there are times when getting your hair just right can happen in one step. We’ve put together our must-haves for those times when you’ve got to elevate your look and you’ve got to do it NOW.

Our Favorite Fall Hair Updates

Our Favorite Fall Hair Updates

We’re in the dog days of Marana summer now, but autumn has already come and gone in the world of fashion—designers showed their Fall/Winter 2017/18 collections back in March. From vibrant greens to bold buzz cuts, the big styles of the upcoming season are all about having fun and living on the edge (at least aesthetically). Want a sneak peek of more things to come? Read on for inspiration.

Red, White and Blonde: How to Keep Your Color Vibrant

Red, White and Blonde: How to Keep Your Color Vibrant

You’ve finally got the perfect sun-kissed highlights…never mind that they were achieved in a salon, not on the beach. Now how to prevent the actual summer sun and its BFFs—chlorine and salt—from wreaking havoc on your hue? Whether you’re sporting a fiery red or a bronde balayage, there are plenty of steps you can take to keep your color in tip-top shape.

Fall Forecast: Hair & Makeup Trends to Know This Season

Fall Forecast: Hair & Makeup Trends to Know This Season

The arrival of a new season means many things for many people—and for us, it means looking back to February’s Fall/Winter 2016 NYFW for a refresh on what’s trending in the world of beauty. We’re happy to report that doing so has us starry-eyed with excitement. Prepare for a wash of color and beauty ranging in tone from dramatic, edgy and unexpected to charmingly laidback and whimsical. And best…

Head: Harvesting your best hue

Head: Harvesting your best hue

A new season is upon us. We’re swapping out our cover-ups for sweaters and our gladiators for booties. Soon, every bit of our day will whisper warm and inviting—from our morning pumpkin spice latte to the richly colored leaves  we pass on our walk to work to the aroma of cinnamon candles burning in the evening. And during the season of all things warm and inviting, your hair should be, too.

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Secrets to Successful Hair Growth

Secrets to Successful Hair Growth

Just as a watched pot never boils, watched hair never grows. Patience is a virtue when it comes to achieving a billowing mane—but luckily, there are products and tricks to aid in the process (and help make the wait a bit more bearable). In face, you’ll discover that you don’t necessarily have to go to great lengths to achieve great length.

4 BRAIDED LOOKS TO KICKSTART SUMMER

4 BRAIDED LOOKS TO KICKSTART SUMMER

There’s just something about braids that makes us crave them come summer. They transition flawlessly from casual to formal. They survive whatever summer fun you throw at them. And while they’re visually intriguing enough that they’re practically an accessory in their own right, they never seem to come across as fussy or overly contrived. Really, what’s not to love?

So you think you want bangs?

So you think you want bangs?

People get bangs for all sorts of reasons. Some people want to soften a high forehead. At least a few of you are going through a Zooey Deschanel phase. And others are simply looking for a bold new look. If you’ve found yourself tempted to join the ranks you’re not alone…and you’ve probably sent a few dozen selfies of yourself with faux-bangs to your friends, asking whether or not you should take the leap. It only seemed fair that we, your trusted stylists, be allowed to weigh in. And we think that yes, you should absolutely get bangs! We are all for it. As long as…

The Art of the Midday Hair Fix

The Art of the Midday Hair Fix

We’ve all been there. Maybe you’re meeting an old friend for lunch, hitting up happy hour with colleagues, or planning a hot date after work. You look in the mirror and — Oh. My. God. The blowout you slaved over this morning has been replaced by something most unwelcome. To keep it from putting a damper on your day (or your look), here’s the Salon Blonde guide to fixing your hair in a pinch.