The Clavicut

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in Fashion, 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”.

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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.

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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!

 

 

 

Color & Haircut Make-over

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

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

A new client with thick, naturally wavy hair came in this week with approximately 1″ of regrowth and chunky highlights done on the top of her head and underneath around her nape for when she wore her hair up.

A new base color one level lighter than what she previously had been wearing was chosen to soften her look and bring out her light brown eye color. After processing the new base color, a full head of small weaved highlights were done due to her hair’s thickness to brighten up the entire head and blend in the chunkier highlights on the top. Her color service was followed up with Olaplex for 15 minutes & a protein/moisture conditioner for 5 minutes.

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At the styling chair, a leave-in color saver was applied followed by Aquage SeaExtend silkening oil treatment and straightening ultragel. Her hair was blown-dry straight and lightly flat ironed before finishing off her haircut dry with a “Clavicut” style. The Clavicut style can be tailored to face shape and hair type ~ worn straight, wavy or curly. The longest layers of this cut graze the clavicle and this collarbone-skimming style is fast becoming the hairstyle of choice for all ages due to its functionality and ease. With this style, she will be able to wear her hair down without it weighing her down and her up-do styles will still be very romantic.

Looking for a haircut or color change? Don’t know if the “Clavicut” is for you? Let me help you decide! Contact me today to help you with your choice of a new style or hair color to help you look and feel the best you can now! ~ Denise Zingale Travis (216) 292-4247

 

Celtic Knot Hairstyle

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in Blow-dry Hairstyling, Tips, Uncategorized, Up-do's, Women's Hairstyles

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

This Celtic knot technique is great for so many different occasions.
You can wear it straight (as shown here) or with waves/curls for an extra romantic feeling.

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1. Pick up two pieces of hair, one on each side. Make sure they are long enough to create the knot.
2. Make a loop with one of the pieces of hair.
3. Take the other piece of hair and cross it over to the other side.

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4. Pull the hair under the looped strand.
5. Pull the hair through the loop as shown.
6. And thread it under the strand on the other side.

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7. Pull the hair through the loop again as shown.
8. Pull on the ends of the two pieces of hair and see the Celtic knot take its shape. Pull on it to make it even and to create more volume in it. Secure the knot with bobby pins if needed. Wear this Celtic Knot technique in the back or on the side. Enjoy!

 

Knotted Updo

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in make-overs, Tips, Uncategorized, Up-do's, Women's Hairstyles

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

This Knotted Updo is simple to execute and is perfect for day or night. Wear it as a sleek pony, or pin it up for a casual updo.

Step-by-step tutorial is below. (Click on a picture for larger view)

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Steps:

1. Divide hair at the crown of the head into two even sections, then tie into a simple knot.

2. Add hair to each side of the knot (as you would doing a french braid) then tie into another knot below the first.

3. Repeat previous step for a third section, pulling hair from each side.

4. Use the remaining amount of hair for the fourth and final knot.

5. Fasten the bottom with an elastic band. You can either leave the style as a low ponytail or (6) tuck the hair up and underneath the knots with bobby pins to create an updo.

Learn How to Make The Celtic Knot Hairstyle »

 

 

Hairstyle Ideas for Holiday Party Season

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in make-overs, Tips, Uncategorized, Up-do's, Women's Hairstyles

Hairstyle inspiration for any Holiday occasion
Holiday hair short & tossledShort and Tousled
Use a curling wand to frame loose waves around your face.

Holiday hair side braid

 

A Side Braid
Pull back one side with a horizontal French braid to show a smoky eye.

Holiday hair teased ponytail

 

 

A Teased Ponytail
Make your pony a conversation starter ~ curl, tease, pin up & spray.

 

 

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A Braided Top Knot
For a more traditional up-do, have a professional hairstylist do this or take two hair pieces and braid them then pin braids around a loose bun.

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Double Headband
For a little something easier you can do at home ~the teased bun and the double headband.

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A Jeweled Headband
Even more pressed for time? Middle-part + low bun + jeweled headband = ready!

 

 

 

Holiday hair crown braid

 

 

A  Tight Crown Braid
A Scandinavian-inspired crown.

Holiday hair low chignonA Sleek Chignon
~ sophisticated low bun.

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An Added Barrette
For a more mature look, use a vintage-inspired clip in a low twist.

 

 

 

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A Messy Twist For curly ladies! Twist sections of hair in a somewhat haphazard way and secure with bobby pins. The result is surprisingly chic.

 

 

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Denise Zingale Travis / D’MAZ Lifestyle Salon

Rolled Up-do

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in Tips, Uncategorized, Up-do's, Women's Hairstyles

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

Need to get ready quickly or maybe you’re looking for a new look for a Holiday dinner or party ~ this Rolled Up-do may be just the thing!                         This chic but casual look is simple to create just follow the steps below.

1. Begin with a loose, low ponytail.             2. Part hair above the hair-tie.            3. Pull pony up and through into a topsy.

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4. Repeat previous step into another topsy.

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5. Use your index finger and wrap another topsy to create the roll.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Continue to roll until you run out of ponytail.         7. Fasten under the roll with bobby pins until it feels secure.

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To achieve this look on shorter hair, skip step 4 and just wrap the topsy tail around your finger once, then use extra bobby pins to fasten any shorter pieces into the roll. If you have curly hair, follow the same steps – your final look will just be more tousled.