The Clavicut

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in fall hairstyles, Fashion, Hair Color, hair texture, News, Spring hairstyles, Summer hairstyles, Tips, Uncategorized, Up-do's, Women's Hairstyles

By Denise Zingale Travis / D’MAZ Lifestyle Salon (216) 292-HAIR (4247)

Have you heard of the clavicut? This current “beauty buzzword” describes mid-length, in-between hair, long bobs, and shoulder-length styles. The name comes from the fact that the longest layers of this type of cut graze the clavicle, and this collarbone-skimming style has become the hairdo of choice due to its functionality and ease. It’s been a long few seasons of bobs, lobs, swags, shags, etc. You may have opted for one of these styles, or seriously thought about it and decided to keep your long layers anyway. The Clavicut is a trend almost anyone can get behind; young or mature,  growing out a shorter cut, or looking for a change to the same old “long”.

Medium-Long Hairstyle

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This style can be tailored to your face shape and hair type, although this length is great for anyone. Consider blunt edges for a more dramatic look, or soft layers to blend thicker textures. To make it more modern, opt for bangs with your clavicut for a statement look.

Medium layered haircut - over 50

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The WOB or wavy LOB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With this length; wearing your hair down won’t weigh you down and up-styles are still romantic. You will still have enough length to successfully air dry, without having a tangled mess or tons of flyaways – it is the perfect middle ground for easy styling and easy care. Although saying good-bye to your long locks might sound scary, this cut could be life changing, in the best way. Opt for a new outlook with this style and shed some of your inhibitions along with those inches. Call (216) 292-HAIR (4247) to schedule an appointment for your new look today!

 

 

 

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Color Enhancement ~ Richer, Shinier Hair

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in Blow-dry Hairstyling, Color make-over, fall hairstyles, Fashion, Hair Color, hair texture, make-overs, Spring hairstyles, Summer hairstyles, Tips, Uncategorized, Women's Hairstyles

By: Denise Zingale Travis / D’MAZ Lifestyle Salon

This is a client who came in with natural “mousy” brown hair color. She wanted it to “pop”, look richer, healthier, shinier AND not have a commitment to coloring it regularly. I did a full head, fine low-lighting technique with a dark, chocolate red brown color and added Olaplex to her color service. Olaplex is a professional product that reconnects the broken disulfide sulfur bonds in the hair that are broken during chemical services. Olaplex is free of silicone, sulfates, phthalates, DEA, aldehydes, & gluten. After coloring and the Olaplex “after treatments” (#2 & #3), it was time to taking off approximately 2 inches help give her hair a nice line again. Here are the beautiful results! (click on photos to view a larger image.)

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For more information or a consultation to see if Color Enhancing with Olaplex is for you ~ call Denise at (216) 292-HAIR (4247).

 

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Color Make-over: Brass to Blonde

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in Blow-dry Hairstyling, Color make-over, fall hairstyles, Fashion, Hair Color, hair texture, make-overs, News, Spring hairstyles, Summer hairstyles, thinning hair, Tips, Uncategorized, Women's Hairstyles

By Denise Zingale Travis / D’MAZ Lifestyle Salon (216) 292-HAIR (4247)

This is a new client that came in asking me for color only to minimize her grey regrowth in the front – get rid of some of the “brassy” color – and have more natural brighter blonde look. To minimize her regrowth in the front, I zig-zagged a color 1 level lighter at the base regrowth than what I used on the rest of her head to cover her grey. Baby-lights where then foiled in half her head to brighten her blonde up. Results below with no haircut or “styling”.

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Color & Haircut Makeover!

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in Blow-dry Hairstyling, fall hairstyles, Fashion, Hair Color, hair texture, make-overs, News, Publications, Spring hairstyles, Summer hairstyles, Tips, Uncategorized, Women's Hairstyles

Color & haircut makeover by Denise Zingale Travis, D’MAZ Salon (216) 292-HAIR (4247)

Sometimes even professionally done color needs correction. Here is a client that came in to me asking for her hair to look more “natural” with highlights and wanting to get rid of the “orange” (brassy) color in her hair. She also wanted to keep her hair on the long side but wanted it to have some style. Below are the before & afters.

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Fabulous Lob & Bob Hairstyles

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in Blow-dry Hairstyling, fall hairstyles, Fashion, Hair Color, hair texture, News, Perms / Body Waves, Publications, Spring hairstyles, Summer hairstyles, thinning hair, Tips, Uncategorized, Women's Hairstyles

By: Denise Zingale Travis / D’MAZ Lifestyle Salon (216) 292-HAIR (4247)

The lob. When it comes to all of the words out there, it’s not exactly the prettiest one on the planet. But if you know someone who happens to have a lob (a long bob) hairstyle, you can vouch for the fact that the ‘do makes you more than willing to overlook its awkward name.
If you’ve been contemplating getting this hairstyle but you’re wondering if basically all lobs look alike, below you’ll find many different looks that are easy on the eyes and pretty simple when it comes to the upkeep too.

 

loose waves lobspring hair 50 & over6Loose waves It’s a great option if your hair is naturally wavy or you can set the tresses that frame your face with some large rollers and still end up with the same results.

 

 

 

 

 

 

layered dark lobMedium-Long HairstyleLayered lob Layers are used to add some texture to any hairstyle. This particular layered bob is simply beautiful. Plus, it’s long enough that you can put it into a ponytail or a low messy bun if you’d like.

 

 

 

 

 

 
angled lob-invertedLayered Blonde Bob

Angled lob Would you prefer a lob with some edge? This angled bob will give you just what you’re looking for.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

layered lob for thick hairShoulder length wavy hair styleGreat look for thick hair Although there are some hairstyles that are better for some textures than others, that’s not the case with the lob. This particular lob provides amazing results for women with thick hair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

lob for thin hairlong layered brunette hairstyleGreat look for thin hair If your hair is thin, you can still sport the lob look. Consider adding some bangs for a bit of texture and depth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

simple beautiful lobMedium-Long Hairstyle for Thick HairSimple but beautiful This lob does have a few layers but they’re subtle enough to wear the style does not require a ton of maintenance. You can curl it, roll it or flat-iron it. It truly is simple but beautiful.

 

 

 

 

 

 

textured lobBed head/Textured lob Can you roll out of bed and still look amazing? Take one look at this lob and you’ve got your answer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

side swept bang lobMedium layered haircut with bangs for fine hairSide-swept bang This lob is timeless. If you’re a college student, it adds a bit of sophistication. If you’re a professional, it’s perfect for the office and then for drinks with friends once you get off of work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

bold colour lobcopper layered bobBold color When it comes to achieving the perfect hairstyle, sometimes it’s not about the cut so much as it is about the color. These bob lobs illustrates that point beautifully.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blunt long bobBob hair cut beachwood ohioBlunt bob Blunt long bobs are both alluring and appealing. And so long as you keep the ends trimmed, there’s not much more that you need to do. Other than look magnificent, of course

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

funky bobjpgthe platinum look2Touch of funky bob Adding some hair color doesn’t mean you have to color your entire head. You can always pick a section and color it instead. It’s just as funky without being quite so drastic

 

 

 

 

 

 

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There are many lob & bob cuts, lengths, styles & colors to choose from so let me help you find the right one for you. Don’t let your age to be the factor in your choice. It is all about you and how you feel. Contact me now to help you in your choice of a new style and color to help you look and feel the best you can! ~ Denise Zingale Travis (216) 292-HAIR (4247)

 

 

 

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5 Reasons Not To Use Box Hair Color

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in Hair Color, News, Publications, Tips, Uncategorized, Women's Hairstyles

Chocolate hair color photoBy: Denise Zingale Travis / D’MAZ Lifestyle Salon (216) 292-HAIR (4247)

Box color is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get.”

1) Box color has unpredictable results and does not condition the hair
Hairdressers are trained in the “laws of color”. We know what colors to mix to cancel out undesired “tones” in your hair and we know exactly what color your hair is when the color is processing, and when to take the color off to achieve your most desired result. Most box color will come with a “conditioning packet” for after you wash the color out. This “conditioning packet” contain petroleum based ingredients that coat your hair masking the dryness and damage from the box coloring process.

2) One Size Does Not Fit All
Box color is formulated so that everyone and anyone can use it, but not everyone’s hair type, porosity, condition or color is even remotely the same. Box colors are formulated with high amounts of pigment and developer, so that it is able to work on a lot of people. If you have already colored your hair previously, your processed hair is not going to require the same formula or developer.

3) Box Color Is Only ONE Color
Your regrowth will always need a different color formulation than the rest of your head and if you want some actual dimension that takes much more skill than an all over color application. You will not be able to achieve that with the one color present in a box. Hairdressers use nothing less than 2 different colors to mix your desired color – it’s always customized!

4) Box Color contains high levels of PPDs & Nitro dyes
Box colors contain high amounts of pigment, PPD (p- phenylenediamine) which form hair dyes on a chemical reaction and performed dyes, nitro-p-phenylenediamine which already are dyes and are added to achieve the intended shades along with a developer. Box color has an excessive amount of PPDs & nitro, which can cause skin sensitivities, allergies and be very damaging to the hair. They do not come out.

5) Box color & Henna contain Metallic Salts
There are still many box colors on the market today that use metallic salts, an ingredient used in box hair color since the 1800s. Metallic salts build up on the hair causing each time you use that box color or Henna (the supposed natural hair color) for your hair to darken past your desired result. Not to mention that if you ever want to change your hair color or go lighter, metallic salts can be difficult to remove for even the most experienced hairdresser. The problem with metallic dyes is that they don’t play well with others. You put any other type of hair color on your hair and you can have a chemical reaction happen such as heat, smoke, and burning hair. (Remember chemistry lab?)

6) That $10 Box Color Won’t Feel That Affordable After a $500 Color Correction
So you decided not to heed the 5 reasons above and you are now orange (“brassy”). This is often the color the hair will turn when coloring (especially lightening) with box color. Color correction starts at approximately $100.00 an hour so please do yourself a favor before you end up with this result; research, call and consult with a Professional Hairdresser. Quality, safe hair color will NEVER be found in a box on the market ~ your hair AND your wallet will thank you!

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