The Kansas City Star | Gemy

Kansas City Star Story Behind The Story Long before I ever imagined being interviewed by the Kansas City Star, I was a salon assistant who drove to work every day hating my job. The high end customer service world was far less glamourous than what I expected. In the... More

Hair Banding

Hair Banding & Corrective Color Color Banding Causes of Color Banding May 1st, 2017 With box hair color we often see a situation we refer to as “banding”. Banding is most visible when box color is repeatedly used at home on darker hair and someone is trying to... More

Hairstyles That Make You Look Younger

You watch the full segment of Gemy on Better Kansas City discussing this topic with Alexis Del Cid of KCTV. Balance is Key As we age its hard to tell if you should stick to one look or witch it up. We say SWITCH because it keeps things fresh and a new style builds... More

Choosing The Right Bang For Your Face

Different Types of Bangs ✂ Bangs, also called Fringe- is a BIG decision and a hair fashion staple that I cut on myself once every few years. This little separate haircut within your hairstyle is important to your face. Not all stylists are confident about cutting... More

Seasonal Skincare

Skincare and hair routines should change for the seasons! Click here to watch the segment of Gemy on Better Kansas City KCTV5 !   More

How To Shampoo The Right Way

You may think a post on how to shampoo the right way isn’t necessary but hair washing can be confusing. Most of us were taught to wash hair every day growing up. Now pro’s recommend shampooing only a few times a week. With terms like sulfates and co-wash tossed... More

Hair Loss Prevention

Hair loss is becoming a big concern for many women. Hair growth products are a growing market but it’s important to know what may be the cause before you need them.  Hair “shed” is normal. Hair can shed up to 150 strands a day because new hair is... More

Original Studio 39

 West 39th Street Kansas City   1801 West 39th Street Kansas City was where I leased a loft studio on 39th street to use as a salon, hence Studio 39 Salon began when I was barely 24 years old.  At the time I thought the name lacked creativity, but I’m glad I... More

Corrective Color After Box Dye

Home Hair Corrective Color Corrective color after box dye is no joke! If you want to change it later, it will be a big process. Though there appears to be a myriad of color choices, it is a marketing move to make you feel good about the box YOU choose. A colorist... More

Tips For Healthy Summer Hair

How you treat your hair this summer determines how your hair will look for the rest of the year, so take care of it! Summer fun can take its toll on hair but if you follow these tips your hair will survive the summer.  Watch the segment! Watch Give Your Hair The... More