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How to Tell If Short Hair Will Look Good on You

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in fall hairstyles, Fashion, Hair Color, hair texture, make-overs, News, Perms / Body Waves, Publications, Spring hairstyles, Summer hairstyles, thinning hair, 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).

 

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The “SWAG”

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

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

Fall is one of the best times of year to switch up your look with a new haircut. The hottest cut going strong is the Swag, which is short for Swingy-Shag. This is a fun take on the 70’s shag cut, and is a very versatile trend right now on any age.

The Swag cut embraces natural texture while being fun & playful & “choppy” layers through the crown, and a more heavy weight line on the perimeter. This cut also plays well with fringe, and you can see from these pictures that the length of the cut can vary from shoulder length down to mid-chest.

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You can opt to wear a center part with “curtain bangs” that frame the face nicely, or opt for a deep side parting and a side-swept bang. Either way the cut is youthful and perfect for a Fall transformation on any age.

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Swag4To achieve this look, depending on your hair texture, a razor may be used or a slithering technique with scissors to cut the layers and fringe, for a more textured appearance, and to lighten the hair so it has that swingy bounce we are looking for. Once you have the Swag cut, keep your styling loose looking by prepping your hair with professional only hair products specifically recommended for your hair type & texture and then wrapping large sections of hair around a curling wand, for the perfect loose waves.

The “SWAG” is a versatile style and hair color enhances this trend. Fall is a great time to rejuvenate you and your look. Don’t let your age to be the factor in your hairstyle 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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Best Hairstyles for Women over 50

Written by: Denise Zingale Date of published: . Posted in fall hairstyles, Fashion, Hair Color, hair texture, Health and Wellness, News, Perms / Body Waves, Publications, Spring hairstyles, Summer hairstyles, 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)

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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.

 

fringe style1A fanciful blue fringe skirt is paired with a graphic tee.

 

 
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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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The permanent wave – yes it is in style!

Written by: Admin Date of published: . Posted in fall hairstyles, Fashion, Health and Wellness, make-overs, News, Perms / Body Waves, Publications, Tips, Uncategorized, Women's Hairstyles

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)

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