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).

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 “I’m almost finished with an Oribe dress using outdated promotional posters.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

Tips & Trends

Fall Tips & Trends from Michael Lyvers at Salon Red Candler Park.

Soft copper, warms up fair skin tones. It’s on the lighter side, so this is great for blondes who want a new Fall look.
Jet black! Give this raven hair a new twist with ribbons of caramel or chestnut. This is great for cooler skin tones.
Sandy Beige, give your sun bleached blondes the lush depth of cashmere. This deeper cooler tone makes over lightened hair look thicker and healthier.
Cinnamon Chocolate, a rich brown with warm spiced highlights is a great way to add depth to dark hair.

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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