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

I’m not getting a pixie cut?

If you follow Studio 39 Salon on Instagram like I do, you might have seen me. I am the (cough-cough) year old who finally had the nerve to do what I probably should have done a year ago, have my hair cut and colored by a professional who knows what they’re doing. If you’re like me, you also follow Gemy and Studio 39 on Facebook. She posts ... More

What to wear to a holiday party- Winter’s hottest trends combined- Radiant Orchid

Oh , the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful…. You know another delightful event, a Holiday party! Sure, it’s comfy and cozy to stay inside and cuddle up in front of a fire with your flannel pajama pants sipping hot chocolate with your family-  but those holiday parties can be awesome!  Buying hostess gifts, ... More

Styling Tips for Men

Nothing is more attractive than a man with a good haircut wearing great smelling cologne. Call us old fashioned but we like a man who pays attention to the way he looks. Finding the hair cut and fashion that works for you can be a difficult task. As a man you have a few resources. If you are single and dating, of course you want your special ... More

How to Control Static Electricity in your Hair

The weather is getting colder which means sweater weather. If you have longer hair winter can also signal the beginning of a long season of dealing with static electricity in your hair. You know the look, the uncontrolled craziness of your hair. The more you brush it the worse it gets.  The shorter “baby hair” sticking up here and there. ... More

Hair Color: How Trends are Born

Throughout history pastel hair has been a trend. During the shimmering reign of Louis the 16th, Mary Antoinette made peach and pink hair a fashion statement. Royalty would set the fashions for the rest of the court, and as always with France, usually for the rest of Europe as well. In fact, the Kings Mistresss, Madame Poussard, was the first ... More

Studio 39 to offer ‘S39 Concierge Service’

The last quarter of 2013 and the beginning of 2014 mark an exciting time for Studio 39 Salon and our clients. We are thrilled to announce that we will be moving to a new location in the Crossroads. We will be leaving our 900 square-foot studio for a 3500 square foot, state-of-the-art salon, spa, and beauty store. Our new location will ... More

3 Things to Ask Before you Book Balayage

Real Balayage Salons By now,You know now we love balayage highlighting, and we've been doing it for years. It is the method used to achieve the popular Ombre look, and has only recently became a well known method in the Kansas City area. Unfortunately, things are slow to get to the Midwest. I love this video done by the talented Siggers ... More

Wedding Hair for the Bride to Be

June is the month for summer weddings. What can be prettier than a June bride? A December bride, an April Bride, a November Bride… OK. They are all beautiful, of course. But there is something extra special about a June Bride. Many June brides got engaged at Christmas and the 6 months leading up to the summer wedding is a flurry of planni... More

Head Scarf Fashion Still in Fashion

Spring and summer fashions come and go. So much so that keeping some of your more fashionable  clothes from season to season makes good fashion sense, especially where your budget for clothes is concerned.  We've seen trends over the last few years from the 1950’s through the 1980’s resurface again. We can hear women of the baby boomer ... More