Oh, That Horrible Humidity!

Some of you may be lucky enough to have hair that actually likes humidity and behaves better for it!  Not so for most of us however…  Here are some tips to help with the dog days of summer in South Carolina…  Once again, as in every other hair tip guide I post, don’t over wash! […]

Happy Birthday, Sparkle Salon!

I can’t believe it’s been a whole year since I opened the new Sparkle!  I want to thank all of you Sparklers out there for helping to make our first year a huge success!   If you haven’t had a chance to check us out, give us a call!  Here’s to a successful second year! […]

Summer Hair Care

There are some things you can do to protect your hair from the summer sun, heat and humidity.  If you are the type who likes a smooth, perfectly coiffed do…well…good luck!  This is South Carolina after all!  Embrace your natural hair for a few months and you’ll be a lot less frustrated!  As my clients can attest, I cut […]

The Dope on Dandruff!

Dandruff symptoms are easy to spot: white, oily-looking flakes of dead skin that dot your hair and shoulders, and a possibly itchy, scaly scalp. The condition can worsen during the fall and winter, when indoor heating can contribute to dry skin, and you will notice an  improvement during the summer. A type of dandruff called […]

Winter Hair Card

Winter in the Lowcountry is, admittedly, mild. However, we do get some weeks of low temps and low humidity. Most of us jump for joy at the low humidity as it tames our frizzy locks! Unfortunately, it can also aggravate it by drying our hair out too much. Keep reading for some helpful hints on […]

Getting to the Root of Hair Loss!

Unfortunately, women lose hair just like men do, just not quite as much, usually. Losing up to 200 hairs a day is normal and if you have long hair, that looks like twice as much on the bathroom floor! Your scalp is home to about 100,000 hairs. (some of my clients seem to have twice […]

Curly Hair Hacks!

1. Don’t wash your hair every day! Curly hair tends to be drier than other hair types and washing every day can make ir even drier which tends to cause frizz! 2. Some people recommend drying your hair with a t-shirt! Its much more gentle than a towel but regardless what you use, squeeze the […]

Lice Patrol!

Ugh!  What a nightmare!  The school called and your child has lice!  What to do?  What to do?  First of all, don’t panic…   Yes, Lice are a real pain in the…head but they are manageable.  And don’t be embarrassed either.  Having lice doesn’t mean your child is dirty.  In fact, lice prefer clean hair […]

Styling 101

Dry your hair either naturally or with a blowdryer and your fingers until it is almost dry. The style of your hair comes the minute it dries on the brush. All the rolling and spinning of the brush you are doing when your hair is soaking wet is a waste of time and energy! How […]

Oily Hair Care

There are lots of things you can do to control truly oily hair. The first thing is probably the hardest… Don’t shampoo your hair every day! Shampooing every day strips too much oil from your scalp and your scalp wants to produce MORE oil to compensate! Bite the bullet and skip every other day for […]