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History of the Barbershop Pole

History of the Barbershop Pole

It’s a familiar sight for anyone driving through a small American town. We see it all the time in movies, TV shows and in artwork. But for something that is as Americana as Apple Pie, we know very little about the origins of the Barbershop pole. Well, the history of...

Ombre vs. Balayage: What’s the Difference?

Ombre vs. Balayage: What’s the Difference?

Adding color to your hair is one of the best ways to refresh your look and make a statement—but many of the terms thrown around in the hair color world can be so confusing.  Two of the most well known are ombre and balayage, and they’re also the most mixed up! So what...

What Exactly is Olaplex and What Does it Do?

What Exactly is Olaplex and What Does it Do?

For hair and salon professionals, Olaplex is one of the most recognizable and respected brands in the world. It is used in thousands of salons and by many more at home to protect and repair damaged hair. Surprisingly, not many people know exactly what Olaplex does and...