Cosmetology, Hair

How to Fake a Longer Ponytail in Under a Minute (Video)

A ponytail is a great go-to when it’s been a little while since you’ve washed your hair or for those mornings you just can’t seem to get out of bed on time. They can be sporty and casual or high-fashion and sleek, depending on how you style it. But, what if your ponytail just isn’t the length you want? Don’t worry, there’s a pretty easy way to make your ponytail look longer!

Watch our short video tutorial to learn how to fake a longer ponytail.

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Cosmetology, Hair

Pro Tips | How to Grow Long, Healthy Hair

You would think summer would be a time you’d dream of cutting your hair short to escape the heat. Maybe it is for you? That would make sense. I, on the other hand, always dream of long, mermaid like hair in the summer. It’s probably because I want to spend my entire summer in the water like the beautiful sirens of the sea. Never mind my mermaid dreams. Long locks are often desired. So, the question is – how do you grow your hair long while keeping it healthy?

The ladies from Clary Sage College are here to answer!

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Cosmetology, Hair

How To: Fancy Top Knot

Top knots are taking over. Chances are you’ll see a couple anytime you go anywhere, and there is a definite reason why — top knots are trendy, cute and really easy to do. Pretty much anyone can pull off a cute top knot. (As long as you can pull your hair on top of your head.)

I’ll admit it, I go to this hairstyle often when I’m in a hurry or it’s particularly hot outside. But I’ve never thought to wear a top knot to any sort of occasion. Just when running to the store or for coffee.

Here is a super cute top knot, you could definitely wear to a fancier occasion.

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Cosmetology, Hair

4 Must Have Summer Hair Care Products

Summer is a time to take a break from your heat styling tools and embrace your natural hair, giving your hair a break from damaging heat each morning and maybe even saving you some time. Who doesn’t need more time?! However, summer itself can be pretty harsh on your hair.

Summer usually consists of time at the beach or in a pool. The salt water from the beach can do a number, along with the chlorine in pool water. So what’s a girl (or guy) to do? Find the right products!

Here are four summer must haves to keep your hair in tip-top shape.

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Barbering, Hair

A Review of Men’s Hair Styling Products

Men’s hair styling products are a fickle creature. The wrong product can make your hair look like crispy ramen noodles (we forgive you J.T.), or make your hair look lame and limp. So I allowed my hair to become a test subject and put four different products to the test.

It’s important to know what hair products will work best with your hair, and the style you are trying to accomplish. I prefer something in-between a modern pomp and a slicked back undercut, so I went with the products most likely to give me the desired results.

I decided to rate these products based on cost, ease of use, hold, and how easy they are to get out of your hair.

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Barbering, Hair

Men’s Summer Hair Trends

As a lady, I really only notice two hair options for dudes out there – long or short. I mean, I’m cool with it, I can appreciate long or short hair on a fellow, but it must feel a little limiting to them, right?

I imagine them saying, “Do I want hair or not?” If the answer is yes, they grow it. If the answer is no, they don’t.

No one can live this way. So I started paying attention to men’s hair in my real life and online. I happily noticed that there are quite a few options for the men out there. Here are a few men’s hair trends you’ll find this summer.

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Cosmetology, Hair

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Scheduling Your Next Hair Appointment

Today, there are so many resources for us to find inspiration for our hair. The Internet, more specifically sites like Pinterest, are filled with beautiful color, cut, and style options. However, just because you find a pretty picture, and bring it into the salon, does not mean that it is feasible for the stylist to achieve that look, at least not in one session. There are things that you must think about before coming into a salon.

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