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Do These TikTok Hair Hacks Actually Work? Hairstylists Weigh In
Viral dances aside, TikTok is known to house a wealth of information with the goal of streamlining your everyday routine. From cooking hacks to TikTok hair care tips, these less-than-a-minute tutorials promise to bring some ease to an otherwise hectic schedule.Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on pinterest “Most TikTok beauty trends are great, especially the […]
5 Non-Negotiable Hot Tool Rules Stylists Are Begging You To Follow for the Health of Your Hair
We know that hot tools aren’t good for our hair. But if you love silking out your hair with a flat iron or adding bouncy curls with a wand, that inconvenient fact likely won’t stop you from achieving the look you desire. And that’s okay! As long as you’re extra healthy when applying heat to […]
The Key to Client Satisfaction? The Right Client Management App
The more clients you take on the more money you make. However, this simple math belies the time and effort that managing clients actually takes. This alone can be a full-time job, on top of your full-time job. So how do you build lasting relationships with your clients while putting in the work it takes […]
Gina’s Tip of the Week – taking care of your summer sun bleached locks:
Avoid dead ends by getting regular trims every 6-8 weeks. Avoid using styling tools on high heat. Opt for washing your hair every other day rather than daily. Use deep conditioning treatments weekly. Try sleeping on a silk pillowcase rather than the coarser cotton case that can pull the hair.
TIP OF THE WEEK – How to help your child feel comfortable with getting a haircut
Most of us have encountered the small child that is afraid of having their haircut and possibly even visiting the salon. Here’s some of my tips for handling your littlest clients. When the child arrives introduce yourself and take them on a mini tour where you explain what takes place in each part of the […]
Aging Eyes: Miracle Makeup Tips for Women 60+
Mature lids have earned the right to take center stage. Though the skin around the eyes changes significantly once you reach a certain age, that needn’t impede your confidence. The right mature eye makeup can make all the difference. There are, however, some dos and don’ts to keep in mind. Before you bust out your […]
The One Dry Shampoo Experts Say You Should Stop Using Because It Causes Thinning Hair
For the past several years, dry shampoo products have been a trend in the hair industry for several good reasons. They can prolong lengths between shampoo washes which is actually healthier for your hair and scalp than washing your hair everyday. It is also a great time saver meaning less time in the shower. However, […]
Tip of the Week – How to maintain a bright outlook while at work.
With 2021 now underway, it’s important that we embark on the new year with a good attitude. For many of us, a lot of our time is spent in the workplace meaning our happiness while at work is important. Here’s some of my tips for maintaining a bright outlook while at work: First and foremost, […]
TIP OF THE WEEK – Getting that great pin curl for a fun holiday look
Beauty Expert & Phenix Salon Suites Founder, Gina Rivera’s Tip of the Week: Want to create a great pin curl for a fun holiday look. Here’s some tips for getting a great look. Start with second day hair that has some styling product already in it. Separate hair into one -inch sections. Take each section […]
November 2020 – Tip of the Week #3
All of us have periodically found great sales on professional wetlines. The question is, should you stock up and if you do, how do you make sure the line doesn’t go bad before you use it? Here’s what I recommend: -If you’re planning on storing a product, recognize that organic and sulfate free products may […]
Should you Wash Your Hair Before a Haircut? A Stylist Weighs In
Jessica Harrington Wed, November 4, 2020 As featured in popsugar.com, Gina Rivera answered some common hair care questions on if you should wash your hair prior to your salon appointment.
Esthetician-Approved Summer Skincare Solutions for an Impossibly Fresh Face
Fun in the sun can be grim for the skin. It’s hot, you’re sweaty and UVA/UVB rays are more damaging than any other time of year. This summer you’re probably also adding a mask to the mix. Not to worry. You keep doing your part to flatten the curve and protect your community, and we’ll […]
3 Tips to Optimizing Your Morning Routine for Success
It’s another glorious morning. What do you do? If you immediately roll over to your bedside table, grab your phone, and deep dive into emails or Instagram- then you are apart of the 80% of smartphone users who do the same thing, according to a study from IDC Research. This is a problem. We are […]
Using a Personal Stylist: Not Just for the Rich & Famous!
“I have nothing to wear!,” said every woman, ever. It’s the age-old story of girl meets dress, girl falls out of love with dress, girl does a complete wardrobe overhaul. But what if you hate shopping? Live in yoga pants? Can’t seem to break out of your t-shirt and jeans uniform? Enter: your personal stylist. […]
Salon Suite Operations Newest Tact is to Beef-Up Education
Today, Suite Renters Have More Choices Than Ever in Free or Affordable Training.
The Huffington Post: Hair Ready For The Gym by Gina Rivera
We go to the gym to look great. We also want to look great when we go to the gym. So, how serious can we be about getting a great workout when we’re worried about our hair? The truth is that the two go together quite nicely. You can easily follow the trends while doing […]