Hairstyles That Make You look Slimmer

Everyone knows the right hairstyle can make or break your look. Here are some things to remember when choosing a style to help make you look and feel slimmer or great for round and square face shapes. Slim Style 101 All haircuts and styles are about about balance and proportion. Try to stay away from extreme lengths. A cut that ... More

Three Tips for Caring for Hair Extensions

Hi everyone. It's Gemy with Studio 39 and I want to give three tips on how to care for your hair extensions. We always get tons of questions after clients have their installs about maintenance at home even after we think we cover every single aspect of styling brushing at home product use, We still get a lot of questions throughout the ... More

How to Avoid Traction Alopecia Hair Loss

Alopecia is a medical term used to describe of hair loss. There’s alopecia areata where hair falls out in a circle shape, and alopecia universalis, where all the hair falls out, your eyelashes, eyebrows and all. Both forms can be caused by an auto immune disorder and can be very traumatic for both women and men. Stress, loss, major life ... More

Get Real Hair Extensions

Years ago when I first became certified for hair extensions, the world of salon hair extensions was very different than now. At that time there were only a few salons in Kansas City offering this service. Now it seems as though every salon offers some sort of hair extensions. It has been quite a while since I’ve addressed hair extensions ... More

Summer Hair Without a Care

We all love summer! Bare shoulders, flirty skirts, tank tops with a little bling, the racer back style and sandals which dress it all up or down, depending on the height of the heel. There are lots of choices for when it comes to summer clothes but what about your hairstyle? Curly Hair If you are one of those lucky women with naturally curly ... More

Hair Extensions- There’s a new Sheriff in town

Hair extensions are in demand because gorgeous hair is in demand. Hair extensions now surpass haircuts and hair color as the most sought after service in a hair salon. As a client in the market for extensions, you may feel a little overwhelmed. First of all, you may not be aware that there are several suppliers that provide hair to salons all ... More

Rock Your Summer Style

Oh la la summer.  The season of sundresses and bandeau tops, jean shorts and swim suits, margaritas, appetizers, grilling in the backyard, pool and BBQ parties. You want to enjoy your summer style at the summer festivities and do them looking like you’ve been kissed by the sun.  How do you get the glow of a tan without the damage that ... More

Hairstyle and Makeup: Rock your Prom!

You shopped till you dropped. Maybe you bought it online. You know that you have the one-of-a-kind, no-one-else-at-this-prom-has-it, fits-you-like-a-glove prom dress. It’s hanging in the bedroom. You look at it every day. You know it’s the one for you. Now, for the most important part of the dress, your hair and make-up. Trying to decide ... More

You need a license to do that! Part II

(This is part two or a two part Blog post on licensing in our industry) Last month I discussed my own discovery of our industry’s licensing by the State Board and what you need to be aware of in order to protect your personal health and well-being.  This month I continue the topic and start by telling you about the way we are educated in ... More

You need a license to do that!

Part I This is Part I of a two part Blog post on licensing in our industry. Check here to see if who you are paying for beauty services is actually licensed or not! Have you ever been confused about what kind of license a hairstylist has versus a makeup artist. Do you know if the person doing your bikini wax or manicure has a license? If ... More