With many options available when it comes to heat styling tools, it’s sometimes hard to know where to begin. Maybe you recently purchased a new styling wand or received that straightener you've been eying - but how high do you set it? What is the best technique and is it going to cause damage to your hair?
These are all very common questions when it comes to using heat tools, and in this article we’ll cover the different types of heat...more
The chemicals & minerals in our water can have varying effects on your hair and skin, so we’ve pulled together an overview on what you need to know and how to combat different water problems.
HARD WATER VS SOFT WATER
The “hardness” of water is determined by measuring the mineral content in your water. Hard water is defined as water with high amounts of calcium and magnesium, while soft water is higher in...more
When it comes to lightening your hair, we do so with the goal of preserving the integrity of each strand and keeping hair healthy and hydrated. This is why we often have to have the conversation with clients as to why you can’t go from brunette to blonde in just one visit. In this article, we’ll dive deeper into the science behind going blonde and why it takes time to go from Belle brown to Barbie blonde.
We’ve all heard different information on whether you should wash your hair or not before visiting the salon to refresh your locks. A common question, there is a lot of misinformation out there but the short-answer is that it really depends on the service you’re getting. In this article we’ll dive into the different types of salon services available at H&F Salon and whether you should come to the salon with clean - or not so clean -...more
When it comes to hair care, we all wish we could wake up with that “just stepped out of the salon” look everyday. Unfortunately for most of us, a day or two later our hair begins to feel oily and we’re forced to wash it. While there are obvious benefits to washing your hair, washing too often can cause scalp dryness and more breakage since hair is most fragile when it’s wet, as well as an increased production of natural oils called sebum from...more
Even those who take excellent care of their hair sometimes need a boost. Stress, styling and environmental factors can weaken the hair gradually, causing it to look dry and dull, behaving in strange, unruly ways. When hair begins to exhibit signs of stress, there is a quick, easy fix—our signature Fusio-Dose custom hair treatment. It is a system of concentrated care formulas and boosters that your stylist can mix for you personally, resulting...more
Spring is on its way, and if you are like us - you are really looking forward to a change this year. One of the best ways to change up your hair color is to invest in highlights. Think about it: you don’t have to deal with the commitment that comes with a full head of new, permanent color; and the maintenance can be so much easier. There is no better way to get a lived-in, sun-kissed look!
Of course, highlights can be executed in a...more