Bend at the End

Any stylist will tell you there’s no one way to smooth. Watch how Bb.Stylist Tashina demonstrates how to create Bend at the End using a round brush. Basing her advice on hair type and texture, she demystified the smoothing process for us (and, now, for you).

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A Conversation with Jessica Soler

Written by the Oribe Team for their professional newsletter in December, 2014.

At the age of 25, Jessica Soler was a recent hair school grad with only junior experience in salons. But that didn’t stop her from opening her own salon, named Salon Red, in March 1999 in the Atlanta neighborhood of Candler Park. Since then, she’s expanded from eight stylists to 100 employees in five locations throughout the city of Atlanta—three adult-only full-service salons, one with a spa and two kids-focused, salon-meets-toy store locales.

Her growing business and entrepreneurial nature has also fed her crafty tendencies, including making dresses out of recycled materials like hair color boxes, shampoo bottles and hair magazines for her salons’ eye-catching window displays. “I’m almost finished with an Oribe dress using outdated promotional posters. It’s huge and beautiful!” exclaimed Soler. Her creative talents were soon recognized by The Art Institute’s Decatur branch, resulting in the opportunity to create a holiday window display for the school. We spoke with Soler about getting into the hair business, how she manages her salons and the inspiration behind her holiday window display. Read more

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Tips & Trends

Summer Tips & Trends from Callan Dupree at Salon Red Candler Park

If you keep up with the latest celebrity hair trends…or have a Pinterest, then chances are you have seen the word “balayage.” 

Balayage is the art of hand painting hair for a natural, sun kissed highlight. It is so sought after due to its high customization and low maintenance. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the past, highlights had to be maintained every 4-6 weeks, but with balayage, the frequency of maintenance can be based on personal preference; It is recommended to have a gloss for added tone and shine about as often as a haircut – or every 3 months. 

 

 

With summer in full swing, balayage is a great way to go lighter and brighter. Now through the end of August, Callan is offering $20 off of balayage services. Come see her at Salon Red in Candler Park or check out her other work on Instagram @CallanBrooke.

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6 Things You Don’t Know About Timothy Hays

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In the nearly six years that Timothy Hays has been with Salon Red, he’s made quite the impression. Our resident geeky rock star, Timothy’s love for all things Doctor Who, Sci-Fi, and board games is out-shadowed by his immense talent and style. As Timothy celebrates several personal milestones this month, we want to show the love by pulling back the curtain and getting to know him just a bit more! So sit back, relax, and keep reading after the jump to learn 6 Things You Don’t Know About Timothy Hays.

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Beat The Heat: 3 Steps to Silky Smooth Hair All Summer Long

Hairdresser's Invisible Oil Family of Products

Summer heat waves are here already, and odds are you’re already starting to experience some of the frizz-fried and wild hair that comes with all that heat! Bumble & bumble’s Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil has long been the go to product to protect hair from heat, and smooth out those frizzy fly-aways, but it’s the newly launched Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil family that’s going to be the real hero this summer!

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Oribe’s Gel Serum

Forget what you know about gel. This magical, gold-flecked potion with active moisturizing agents brings sophisticated hold with shine rather than stiffness. Gorgeous.

Work through wet hair. Air dry, blow out—your call.

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Oribe’s Creme For Style

Superior style and substantial shine are a quarter-size dollop away. This stylists’ staple offers firm yet flexible all-day hold and tames frizz with rich moisturizers. Loves curly and straight hair equally.

Work through hair (wet or dry). Style.

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