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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 / 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 (216) 292-4247



5 All-year Round Hair Tips

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in News, Publications, Tips, Uncategorized

By: Denise Zingale Travis / D’MAZ Salon
Master Hairdresser, Permanent Wave Specialist, and Colorist

1. Squeeze-dry your hair
GENTLY wring wsqueezing hair dry in a towel-300x261ater from your hair post shampooing & conditioning. Less friction results in less frizzing. To speed up drying time and prevent the use of excessive thermal heat, wring hair gently with paper towels to absorb more water before blow-drying.


2. Tend to your scalp not just your hair
Clarifying shampoos do not sufficiently cleanse womans-scalpproduct buildup on the scalp which can result in clogged hair follicles, weakened hair strands and slow hair growth. Apply an astringent to the scalp once a week with a cotton ball, then shampoo with professionally recommended shampoo and conditioner.


3. Wash your hair before receiving a color service
shampooing over a sink image2The colorist needs to see your actual hair color to determine successful desired results. Product buildup can make the hair look darker than what it really is and unwashed hair does not make the color take better – it can actually prevent hair color from processing effectively.


4. Do not over use “Protein” treatments or conditioners
protein hair treatment imageActual protein treatments or conditioners help to reinforce weak hair but should only be used when professionally recommended.Over use of “protein” on the hair can cause buildup resulting in dry, brittle hair and breakage.


5. Use a Humidifier (moist air)
humidifier imageDry air from either climate conditions or working in a building that pumps air (hot or cold) in can result in lifeless, flat, dry, and flyaway hair. Use professionally recommended moisturizing hair products and regularly run a humidifier to help put moisture back into the air.



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