This may come across as an odd statement for a hairdresser to make – especially for one that sees 60 to 90 guests within a month. It is also a remarkable statement for one that teaches and has presented a “hair collection” to a room full of peers. However it is a 100% factual statement. Happiness to me is when I get to spend an hour (or two or three) alone with myself. I don’t mean to sound like a hermit and the one to three-hour thing is VERY rare, however time by myself has always been how I recharge my batteries. It enables me to clearly think, plan and create. Quiet alone time is also how I write these very blogs! I have difficulty concentrating if there is bedlam and business going on around me.
moment the seasons change (or that they appear to – I am recording this stream
of consciousness on a first day of autumn that is reading 90 degrees) we
stylists seem to be inundated with requests from clients for a brand new
look. A new look is a way to welcome in
the latest temperatures, fashions and all the associated feelings with them.
we see cozy rich tones and longer locks come fall, shorter lengths and lighter
brighter in the spring. Personally, I’m
delighted when a guest is inspired enough to switch up there look. This isn’t to say that there is anything
wrong with staying steady, true and committed to a look, however every guest
gets the seasonal “Itch” every now and again – and I’m not just speaking about
The saying “everything old is new
again”, is nothing new. However, the
longer I’ve been on this blue marble the more I realize how completely true it
is. Flipping through nearly any magazine
I see fashions that were popular when I was in high school worn by models down
the catwalk. Just as vinyl records had
their resurgence several years ago, bands are now releasing cassette tapes
along with digital downloads (mid 90’s boom box anyone?).
The goal here at Salon Enso is to
always have you feeling good about yourself and your hair when you leave. Fresh color or even the tiniest of trims can
elevate our spirits. The “fresh out of
the salon” feeling is a good ‘un.
Preserving that feeling and fresh hair glow will always begin with stylist suggested home care. The first step is using the proper Aveda Shampoo and conditioner to see that your specific hair needs are met. Whether that is hydrated, more voluminous, less frizzy or color protection, there are cleansing and conditioning options to see that your hair is cared for at home. There is also one more not-so-secret step to at home care that we, the stylists, as well as our Aveda Representative, Renee swear by (in addition to the Aveda shampoos and conditioners) to leave our hair in its optimal health…