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Wedding Hairstyles That Wow: Unveil Your Dream Look For 2024

Your wedding day is all about feeling confident and beautiful, and your hairstyle plays a major role in achieving that picture-perfect look. This year, wedding hairstyles are all about embracing individuality while incorporating some seriously swoon-worthy trends. Whether you’re a romantic dreamer or a modern minimalist, there’s a style out there to make you feel like the most radiant bride ever.

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Short Hair For Summer: Chop It Like It’s Hot

Thinking of chopping your locks for summer? You’re right on trend! Short hair is back in a big way, and there’s a flattering cut out there for everyone. From the textured Bixie to the classic Blunt Bob, we’ve got all the hottest trends covered. Plus, short hair means less time styling and more time soaking up the sunshine!

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Healthy Hair Debate:  How Often Should You Actually Wash Your Hair?

Is your daily shampoo routine leaving your hair less than lustrous? You might be surprised to learn that frequent washing can strip your hair of natural oils, leading to dryness and damage. Here at BLU Salon in Monrovia, CA, we believe healthy hair starts with a customized approach. Dive into our guide to discover how hair type, scalp condition, and even climate can influence your wash frequency. Learn how to listen to your hair’s unique needs and create a routine that unlocks your hair’s full potential!

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The Top 5 Hair Q’s: Our Pros Spill the Tea!

Ever wondered how often you should wash your hair or how to combat those pesky split ends? Hairstylist to the rescue! In this post, we tackle the top 5 hair mysteries you’ve been pondering.

Washing frequency depends on your hair type and climate. Daily lathers might be fine for oily scalps, but most hair thrives with 2-3 washes per week. Don’t skip conditioner though – it keeps your hair happy and hydrated!

Split ends are unwelcome visitors at the hair party. Regular trims are your best defense. Blunt haircuts tend to show splits less than layered styles, so keep that in mind! Stay tuned for more hair secrets to unlock your healthiest, happiest mane!

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Face Framing Highlights: The Secret Weapon for Effortless Hair Magic

Have you ever noticed how some celebrities always seem to have that “lit-from-within” glow, even with minimal makeup? A big part of that secret might be face framing highlights. This popular hair coloring technique adds strategically placed lighter strands around the face, creating a wealth of benefits that go beyond just adding color.

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3 Hair Habits You Never Knew Were Sabotaging Your Dream Of Healthy Hair 

Unleash your hair’s true potential! This blog post, written by a professional hairstylist, reveals 3 surprising habits that sabotage your healthy hair journey. Learn why skipping conditioner, over-washing, and heat styling without protection can damage your locks. Discover solutions, natural ingredient benefits, and bonus tips to achieve strong, vibrant, and healthy hair. Schedule a consultation for personalized advice and unlock your hair’s full potential!

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Unveiling Your Best Self: Perfect Hairstyles For Your Face Shape

Forget the one-size-fits-all approach: Just like fingerprints, each face shape is distinct. Understanding your face shape – oval, round, heart, square, diamond, or oblong – is the first step to unlocking your hairstyle potential. Think of it like finding the perfect puzzle piece – the right haircut will complement your features, creating a harmonious and flattering silhouette.

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Blow Out Bliss: Mastering the Art of the Perfect Blow-Dry

The quest for the perfect blow-dry seems daunting for many, and the allure of salon-level sleekness and shine leaves us frustrated in our bathrooms, battling with an appliance that seems full of hot air. Fear not, smooth enthusiasts! If you find yourself yearning for salon-worthy blow-outs, mastering the blow-dry is easier than you think. With a few key tips and tricks, you can transform your hair from limp and lackluster to bouncy, voluminous, and oh-so-shiny. So, grab your dryer and brush, and let’s get blowin’!

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Essential Pro Secrets Revealed: the 5 Top Hair Questions Answered to Rock Your Crown

Is your hair more drama than a telenovela? Split ends multiplying faster than rabbits, frizz declaring war on your sleek dreams, and hair loss whispers sending shivers down your spine? Relax, fellow mane-iac, because you’re not alone! We’ve all been there, battling the endless barrage of hair myths and frustrations. But fear not, for this blog is your knight in shining armor, ready to slay those pesky hair woes and answer the 5 most asked hair questions that have been plaguing humanity since the dawn of bad hair days.

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Kim Hansen: Your Monrovia Hair Hotline

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Kim Hansen, owner of BLU Salon, isn’t just a hairstylist, she’s your hair guru. With over 30 years of experience serving the Monrovia, Pasadena, Arcadia, and La Canada areas, Kim has seen (and styled) it all. Tired of bad haircut experiences? You’ve come to the right place. Kim believes in the power of communication and works closely with her clients to achieve their desired look, all while explaining the process, maintenance, and pricing clearly.

Consider this blog your personal hair hotline – a place to get expert advice, hairstyle inspiration, and answers to your burning hair questions. Kim is passionate about helping people look and feel their best, and her blog is an extension of that mission. So, whether you’re looking for a new cut, a bold color change, or just some tips on how to manage your mane, Kim’s got you covered.

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