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!

 

 

 

Top 10 Herbs For Hair Growth

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in hair loss, hair texture, Health and Wellness, Men's Hair, News, thinning hair, Tips, Uncategorized, Women's Hairstyles

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

Herbs for hair growth

Few signs of encroaching older age are more dreaded or noticeable than thinning hair or hair loss. It can be deadly to one’s self-esteem and confidence. While your first reaction might be to rush out and purchase an over-the-counter treatment, you may want to first discus with your professional stylist about some natural herbs which can be found today in many professional hair care products lines that can help with promoting a healthy scalp and hair growth. Listed here are the top 10 herbs that can help promote a healthy scalp and hair growth.

 

 

  • Aloe Vera – stimulates circulation of the blood along scalp.
  • Horsetail – responsible for strengthening nails, bones and hair
  • Panax Ginseng – nourishing and strengthening hair, used for baldness in males
  • Saw Palmetto – believed to prevent the conversion of testosterone into DHT causing balding
  • Ginko Biloba – believed to correct hair follicles nutritional deficiencies
  • Stinging Nettle (Urtica Diocia) – a plant known for its potent hair growing benefits
  • Burdock (Arctium lappa) – improves blood circulation to the hair follicles and relieves scalp irritations
  • Peppermint – stimulates hair follicles to help promote hair growth
  • Lavender – used to encourage hair growth and prevent baldness
  • Rosemary – stimulates circulation in scalp to help promote hair growth

Although many of you who suffer with thinning hair or hair loss will and should work with a qualified health professional, finding a salon and stylist that is knowledgeable is also very important. Denise understands thinning hair and hair loss from personal experience and she created D’MAZ Lifestyle Salon, a personal, private studio hair salon to help be supportive and sensitive to all your scalp and hair care needs. Contact Denise for a personal, private consultation today (216) 292-4247.

To read more on thinning hair and hair loss, click these links:

http://dmazsalon.com/changes-in-diet-may-cause-hair-loss/

http://dmazsalon.com/your-diet-your-hair/

http://dmazsalon.com/now-you-can-do-something-about-it/

 

D’MAZ Lifestyle Salon Disclaimer: This article is provided solely for general information only. It is in no way intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any type of thinning hair or hair loss problems and should not be depended upon as a substitute for any consultations with qualified health professionals.

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

 

Haircut Makeover!

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

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

BEFORE – grown out buzzed left side, “box” bleached twice and then “box” colored over it

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AFTER – part blended, part disconnected left side flowing into a beautiful layered, textured asymmetrical style. 

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This haircut will also look fantastic worn wavy/curly. Are you looking to makeover your haircut? Call Denise today!

 

Color & Haircut Makeover for over 60

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

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

This is a client who is a working professional and travel enthusiast. She wanted to grow her hair out “one last time” to see how it would look. The day came and she had enough of her long hair and told me to do anything I wanted! Well … it did come with some requests…. She ask me to leave it long enough to to pull it up as well a have versatility and style when she wore it down and she wanted her hairline grey to be minimized so as not to show within a few weeks of growing out. I began with her color – two inches around her face was zig-zagged out and a shade lighter than the rest of her base color that I use on the rest of her head was applied to minimize her hairline grey showing to quickly. A full head of highlights then was done to give her a dimensional, brighter look and add body to her fine hair. For her haircut, I decided that a combination of a  “Lob” & “Swag” would be the desired look for her. Enough length was removed and layers were added to still allow for her hair to be styled up as well as worn down straight or curled. Light “curtain” bangs softened her forehead. (not shown).

Below are the before & afters. (Click on picture for a larger view)

                        BEFORE                                             AFTER – STRAIGHT                            AFTER – CURLED/STYLED

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To view more “Lob” hairstyles, click here: http://dmazsalon.com/fabulous-lob-bob-hairstyles/

To view more “SWAG” hairstyles, click here: http://dmazsalon.com/the-swag/

 

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 »

 

 

Color Enhancement ~ Richer, Shinier Hair

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in Color make-over, make-overs, 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).

 

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.

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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.

 

How to Tell If Short Hair Will Look Good on You

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in Fashion, hair texture, make-overs, News, Publications, Tips, Uncategorized, Women's Hairstyles

All you need is a ruler and a pencil ~
By: Denise Zingale Travis, D’MAZ Lifestyle Salon (216) 292-HAIR (4247)

It is a question hairstylists and reliable friends are often asked; “do you think short hair would look good on me?” Thanks to celebrities recently liberating their locks with crops, bobs and lobs, that question gets asked more often than not.

Well the question of flattery has a short answer: The 2.25″ (5.5cm) rule.

The magic measurement was discovered by hairstylist, John Frieda and it is all about the angles. The angle of the jaw bone determines whether or not someone would look best with short hair or long hair. It is said the result is a trusted, easy and exact measurement that can indicated whether a face (any face) is suited to short or long hair.

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To try it, position a pencil or pen under your chin horizontally and then place a ruler under your ear, vertically. Take your measurement from the intersection of the pencil and ruler. Less than 2.25″ and you could  look amazing with short hair, and if it’s anything more long locks will be the most flattering choice for you.

 

Can you wear short hair exampleThis example works well well with Michelle Williams and Kim Kardashian (pictured), and when you think of other examples such as Audrey Hepburn next to Sarah Jessica Parker it becomes very clear.

This is a great time of the year to rejuvenate you and your look. Contact me to help you in your choice of a new style to help you look and feel the best you can! ~ Denise Zingale Travis               (216) 292-HAIR (4247).

 

Fabulous Lob & Bob Hairstyles

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in Fashion, hair texture, News, Perms / Body Waves, Publications, 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.

 

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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.

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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It’s Simple & Perfect for Day or Night: Learn About The Knotted Updo »

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)

 

 

 

Best Hairstyles for Women over 50

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

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

Majority think the rule for the best haircuts for women over 50 is short. This was correct until the early 20th century, but now, there are no more rules. Let your hair grow or cut it very short; it is now all up to you and working with a creative and experienced hairstylist. One major factor to consider with any style is color (dimensional color preferably) usually within a shade or two of your natural color will help make you look more youthful. Note: I am personally NOT a fan of the current “grey” trend on any age! However, the best haircuts, color & styles for women over 50 are the ones that ultimately make you look and feel your best.
Age will not make any woman to stop wishing to be beautiful and stylish. Even if you are in your 50s, you are still interested in the last trends and styles. When most women get older, their hair does become thinner. This is the reason why many mature women prefer to cut their hair shorter and the medium haircuts for women over 50 with fine hair have become really popular. So to help you decide what you may want or need, I have gathered some haircuts and styles in various hair colors for women over 50, so you can get inspired:
Short and sexy – Some of the haircuts & styles for women over 50 are short; most everybody agrees but this is not a must. These haircuts are very sexy and have a lot of potential. Add asymmetrical layers, bangs, or choppy layers for interest. The pixie haircut has become even more of a favorite haircut for many women over 50 especially with fine hair. These haircuts don’t need much maintenance or time to style; they look great in the morning and can be styled  seductively for evening.

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Medium and classic – The layered bob with natural looking dimensional hair color is one of the best and most popular haircut styles for women over 50. Customized layering gives each woman an individual fresh and modern look. It works with many textures of hair, and suits most any face shape from jaw line to the shoulders. It can be styled fun & flirty to classy & elegant. Having a layered bob hairstyle means you will need to take care of your hair maintenance a little more – but this style is worth it!

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Long and elegant – There are long haircuts for older women that will make you look really stylish, but you have to pay attention when choosing them. Haircuts & styles for women over 50 with long hair can give you a sophisticated look depending on the length of it. A long-layered or “Shag” haircut looks good on most all face shapes and works on most any hair texture. Adding dimensional highlighting and low-lights to a layered style gives it body, volume and interest. It can be worn down casual and wavy. Body waving your hair can give you a “beach” look or you can blow your hair out straight – but not stick straight (which can be aging!) You will need to take care of your hair more at home using a professional conditioner daily and hair mask every week.

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There are many haircuts & styles for women over 50 that will rejuvenate you and your look, so let me help you to find it. Don’t let your age to be the factor in your hairstyle choice. It is all about you and how you feel. Don’t waste more time! Contact me now to help you in your choice of a new style to help you look and feel the best you can! ~ Denise Zingale Travis (216) 292-HAIR (4247)

Fashion Trend – Fringe!

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

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

Fringe Styling!
When a trend pops up in New York, London and Milan during Fashion Month, it’s safe to say it’s going to be a hit. Fringe is a huge trend that is gearing up now for a run that will extend into Fall. For as many fringe looks that are being seen on the runways, just as many are already being seen on the streets in every major city. Old West inspired looks, vests, jackets & more. Here are a few inspirational styles to rock your own fringe look!

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If you’re going to go boho with your fringe, go all the way and make it glam!

A fabulous fringe dress, platforms and a burgundy hat.

 

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Street Style: Paris

Fringe on outerwear will be huge this fall. A plaid fringe coat on a chic Paris Fashion Week attendee.

 

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This look is from Michael Kors’ Spring runway show. A long, chunky knit over a fringe skirt for Fall.

 

 

 

 

To polish off the new fringe style fashion looks, here are some inspirational hairstyles on how to wear fringe/bangs this season. Professionally targeted dimensional hair coloring greatly enhances any fringed hairstyle at any length this year! ENJOY!

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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!

Texture Changes

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As your body ages, your hair changes…

August – September 2013 – Cleveland Woman’s Journal, East Edition

ClevelandWomansJournal_Cover_Denise-ZingaleBy Denise Zingale Travis

Hair changes every 5 to 7 years.  As our body ages, we see changes in our hair texture.  The hair of a newborn is very soft & fine.  The diameter of the hair thickens as we enter childhood and early adolescence.  As we age and move into adulthood and older, usually beginning in our 40’s and 50’s, the hair begins to change again, becoming “finer” or “thinner” and/or “wiry” or “frizzy”.  Add to the causes of your hair texture changing, hormonal imbalances, medications, diet, and genetics. So what can you do?  (READ ENTIRE ARTICLE)

Meet Jeanne Michaelides

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July 2013 – Cleveland Plain Dealer – Cleveland.com

Article and Photo’s By Allison Carey – The Plain Dealer

DMAZ Lifestyle Salon client Jeannie Michaelides was featured today in the Gallery of Clevelander’s with great style – a feature section of The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com.  Denise has been doing hair for Jeanne for many years and has always enjoyed Jeannie’s great fashion sense.  (READ MORE ABOUT JEANNE)

 

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The permanent wave – yes it is in style!

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April 2013 – Chagrin Valley Times

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

Permanent waves have a bit of a bad rap, but they have not gone out of style.  Hair has come a long way since the “big” hair fad of the 80’s.  The new permanent waves are nothing like the tight curls of the decades past.  If your hair is straight, fine, limp and/or flat, a permanent wave can give you….   (READ ENTIRE ARTICLE)

Are you chic?

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Looking great is a matter of finding your own personal style!

February-March 2008 – Cleveland Woman’s Journal

Are you chicBy Denise Zingale Travis / D’MAZ Lifestyle Salon

Looking wonderful is not about what’s “in” or the “latest.”  The word for women who look great all the time isn’t “fashionable”, it’s “chic.”  Unlike great beauty or wealth, whis is a sensibility waiting to be tapped.  To be chic is to develop a sustainable style, to look uniquely like yourself – the ideal you – whether you are wearing a pair of jeans and a ponytail or a formal with beautifully up-swept hair.  (READ ENTIRE ARTICLE)

Hair repair for fall hair

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August-September 2005 – Cleveland Woman’s Journal (East Edition)

Hair RepairBy Denise Zingale / D’MAZ Lifestyle Salon

Have the days of swimming in chlorine and driving around in your convertible or sunroof open now revealed hair that could contribute to an autumn hayride? What should you do before you start looking for a new style for the coming season? Get your hair back to a healthy shine!  (READ ENTIRE ARTICLE)

New Waves

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April-May 2005 – Cleveland Woman’s Journal (East Edition)

New Waves - DMAZ Salon - PostBy, Denise Zingale / D’MAZ Lifestyle Salon

Ladies, if you have your straightening irons on standby waiting for the waved hair to pass, then 2005 is not going to be your year.  Big, bouncy, glamorous hair is the buzz for the year!

If the mere thought of big hair and perms brings you back to the thought of leg warmers, you’re not alone.  It is official though – the perm is back!  But this time around, it is different…   (READ ENTIRE ARTICLE)

 

Over 20 Million women experience thinning hair or hair loss

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December – January 2004

Mature woman with thinning hairNow you can do something about  it ~ By Denise Zingale

Realizing that your hair is beginning to look thinner or noticing that there is more in hair in your brush, on your pillow, on your bathroom floor, or worst yet after washing your hair it looks like a small animal has been left behind in your tub can be devastating.  For most women, we try and deny what we are seeing and rationalized that the situation is temporary and will soon stop.  For some women it will, for others it becomes a lifestyle change.  (READ THE FULL ARTICLE)