The chefs here have a knack for taking common plates, adding a personal, inimitable touch. My favorite attributes of Annex are the aesthetic & attention to detail, that I've yet to find in any other local spot. The textures of the fixtures & furniture combined are pleasing to the eye & make for a Southern California … Continue reading The Annex Kitchen.
If you've read any of my past posts, I've made it very clear I never wash my hair & it's constantly being overloaded with dry shampoo & miscellaneous products I come across. Embarrassing as it is to admit, I started to get a build up of product on my scalp, no matter how many times I … Continue reading Scrub-a-dub-dub.
Though I'm a hairstylist, I'm pretty low maintenance when it comes to the beauty stuff. I keep my routine pretty simple, but here are some products I cannot live without. *drum roll* Oh Bee Hive! Matte Dry Shampoo I cannot profess my love for this product enough, I mean what's not to love? … Continue reading Essentials.
One of my favorite things about Fresno, Dusty Buns. Never have I ever been disappointed by Dusty Buns... Wait I take that back. There have been a few times I've tried to order my favorites from the truck & they're out, but I can't blame them for being so good they sell out... then there … Continue reading Dusty Buns.
While everyone imagines life as a Barbie to be effortless & breezy it's in fact a pain in the... you know what. Depending on your natural hair color & which technique you decide to go lighter with, will judge how much maintenance you'll endure. If your goal is to be as blonde as you can … Continue reading Do Blondes Really Have More Fun?
When it comes to being a hairstylist I can definitely say coloring is by far my favorite thing to do & fantasy colors just happen to be one of my specialties. I must admit these appointments are filled with stress/ anxiety, they take extra long, & they're messy, but the end result is so very worth it! A … Continue reading Reality of Fantasy Colored Hair.
2015 is coming to an end & I'm here to tell you about my favorite product in the hair industry this year! I can hands down say Olaplex is my favorite product to work with as a hairstylist. Olaplex allows me to do more to my clients' hair without compromising the integrity of their locks. The way … Continue reading Olaplex.
Another Fresno famous joint I'd yet to enjoy, until today that is.. Max's Bistro! I don't think I could type enough positive things to express how much I loved my visit to Max's, but I'll give it a try! My visit was during lunch hour, the atmosphere is really awesome, lots of colorful metal work & natural lighting. … Continue reading Max’s
Believe it or not, tonight was my first time trying the infamous Fat Jack's in Clovis, Ca. & let me just put it out in the open that this is not the place for a skinny Sally, it definitely caters to us chubby kids. Fat Jack's has a really cute aesthetic, filled with neon signs, pink … Continue reading Fat Jack’s.
A majority of my clients are obsessed with the ash/cool blonde trend that we've all admired on pinterest & insta, so once in a blue moon I'll get someone requesting a warm tone & I get overly excited. Warm colors show gold, copper, & red. Personally, I'm a huge fan of the forgotten trend "golden blonde" which just … Continue reading Fall’s here, so stay warm.
Becoming a red head is fun, but the upkeep can be lots of work. Red is a hard color to keep looking fresh & vibrant because it fades faster than any other, yet its impossible to remove completely. It's important to know all of the maintenance before hand (with any color, not just red.) Here are some tips … Continue reading Going & Staying Red
This weekend, I went on a little getaway to Los Angeles, Ca. Did some swimming & napping, after lunch at Stout, on the patio, on Santa Monica Blvd. The menu was pretty cool, each food item was paired with a brew that would go perfect with the meal, I really dig the whole beers & burgers … Continue reading Stout.
The most important product when having your hair colored (whether it's brown or blue) is a sulfate- free shampoo. Sulfates cause the foaming in soaps & let's face it if a soap isn't making bubbles, it feels as if it's not working, which isn't the case. Everyone's heard, " Too much of a good thing, can be … Continue reading Bubbles are bad.
One of the most asked questions in the salon... " What's the difference between ombré & balayage? " So here's the breakdown! O M B R É Ombré, having the French meaning "two-toned" shows more of a contrast for example; transitioning from a dark brown into a honey blonde. Transition is thee most important aspect of the … Continue reading Ombré vs. Balayage
I started to feel a little bad about flooding friends & family's insta feed with hair & food photos, so I decided to make a world where I can post about all the gourmet mac & cheese & blue hair I want plus any other exciting adventures I endure! Misokawaii has a little something to spark everyone's … Continue reading 1