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Patricia’s First Haircut

Why do we love what we do? Well, just check out the following email from one of our clients and you’ll understand immediately. “My three and a half-year old daughter, Patricia, enjoyed her first official haircut at Hair Cuttery this week. Up to this point, her grandmother had been her primary means for a haircut a…

Diet Can Affect Hair Color

Graying hair is not an unusual thing to happen however the age when graying starts depends on one’s genetic inheritance. Aging is often a reason that causes the hair to turn grayish. Premature graying of the hair is a condition that demands the need to pay attention to the root cause. That having been said,…

Napoleon’s Hair Helps to Solve Mystery

As we all know, hair has many uses other than its everyday use on the top of our heads. One of the strangest, however, is the use of hair in toxicology. According to Kathy Steck-Flynn in an article for crimeandclues.com, unless hair is burned or treated with either acid or alkali, hair will remain as…

Talking to Your Stylist

In today’s world, communication is critical whether you are talking to your family or dealing with your bosses. Being able to communicate successfully with your stylist means that you have a better chance of walking out of the salon with exactly the style you want. At Hair Cuttery, we’ve developed our WOW Service checklist which helps…

Hair Myths–Fact or Fiction

Over the course of your life, you’ve probably heard all kinds of things about hair. Well, listed below you’ll find out the truth behind some of those myths. If you don’t see your favorite on the list, let us know and we’ll try to find the answer. In the meantime, here we go: 1) Cutting Hair…

Hair in History (Part 1)

Hair styles, of course, have changed dramatically throughout history and from one civilization to the next. Let’s take a quick look back at changing hair styles throughout the ages. In the heat of ancient Egypt, noblemen and women often clipped their hair close to the head. But for ceremonial occasions, heavy, curly black wigs were…

Hair in History (Part 2)

In Part 1 of “Hair in History,” we looked at the hair styles in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. Now, let’s head to the Far East to see what was fashionable back in the day. In the Muslim community, hair was traditionally concealed from the public. Men wore a turban or fez and women’s hair…

Sun Damaged Hair

We’re all aware of what the hot summer sun can do to delicate skin, but few people realize damage can be done to hair as well. Sun damage, or photochemical damage, is real and it can make healthy, vibrant hair look ratty and dry in just a few hours. But fear the summer sun no…

More Great HC Stylist Stories

Nominations for the “Favorite Hair Cuttery Stylist” contest keep pouring in, so we thought this would be a good time to share some of the latest praise from our clients. First up, Kathleine Gavin writes about her favorite stylist, Loretta Betts, who works in our Grant Avenue Salon: “Loretta is the BEST! She really listens to…

Donating to a Great Cause

One of our favorite master stylists, Britt Taylor, who works out of our Hollymead Hair Cuttery Salon, recently donated all of her weekend tips to the Zachary Ryan Cuddeback Memorial Trust Fund. Airman 1st class Cuddeback was killed in early March by a gunman in Germany. Cuddeback was friends with Taylor throughout their childhood and…

Examples of Great HC Stylists in Action

Now that our “Favorite Stylist” contest is in full swing, we wanted to share a few wonderful examples of the kind of descriptions we’re looking for. Following are but a few of the dozens of glowing comments that we’ve been receiving from around the country. On Wednesday, March 16, Susana Salazar-Salomon wrote to us about…

A Regular Guy with a Big Vision

Hair Cuttery founder and CEO, Dennis Ratner, will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Miami Herald Small Business Forum in Miami FL. Prior to the speech, Dennis sat down with Nancy Dahlberg who contributed the following story to the Miami Herald. During your career, what is the No. 1 lesson learned? Had I known…

A Cure for Baldness?

The baldness business is booming, with Americans spending $3.5 billion a year trying to stop and even reverse hair loss. And, reports CBS News correspondent Seth Doane, while you may think you’ve heard this before, there may well be a cure now for at least some of the follically-challenged among us. And it wasn’t even…

Stop Pulling Your Hair Out. Literally.

It’s estimated that over eight million Americans suffer from a condition known as Trichotillomania. Simply put: People who have trichotillomania pull their hair out. However, there are a few deceptively simple but highly effective strategies for overcoming this condition. Following are just a few: 1. Make a chart of each time you pull your hair. If…

The Many Uses of a HC Client Card

The following story came to us from Shannon Freeby, the salon leader at our Vienna Hair Cuttery: “Earlier this week I got a call from American Airlines. It seems they had found a set of keys at the O’Hare Airport in Chicago and attached to the keys was a Hair Cuttery Client Card. The representative…

It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Humidity

While spring brings great weather (we can dream, can’t we?), it can also wreak havoc on hair by causing tons of frizzy flyaways. Here are five steps to help deal with this bothersome issue: Work With What You’ve Got No matter what your natural hair texture is, humid weather isn’t the time to force your…

Hair Cuttery Supports Locks of Love

In this photo, HC client Lorrie Spencer, proudly shows off her recently shorn hair which she donated to Locks of Love. In a posting on the HC Facebook page, Lorrie wrote, “Thank you, Lisette, at the Hunt Club/Apopka FL Hair Cuttery. You did a GREAT job giving me a new style after cutting my hair for…

Color Escape & Shape Up Packages

Are you feeling the full weight of winter? Well, there’s an easy solution to brighten your hair and face at a Hair Cuttery salon near you. Our newest salon promotion, “Color Escape,” offers you the opportunity to choose among many colors from warm chocolate brown to a vibrant red. The package includes a Single Application Color,…

Style with No Time on the Clock

Okay, so you’ve hit the snooze button as many times as you possibly could. Now that you’re finally out of bed and staring into the mirror, you realize that you need to wash your hair but you just don’t have time. Can you possibly leave your house without washing your hair and still look the…

Hair Color Tips from Redken

Brighten your winter world with these helpful haircolor tips from Redken– Let your haircolor reflect your personality. You choose your clothes to match your personality, so why not do the same with your hair? Let the color and style you choose talk for you without having to say a word! Pick a color that best…

Hair Quotes

Hair today, gone tomorrow. Following are a few quotes from famous people regarding hair. Do you have one to share? My real hair color is kind of a dark blonde. Now I just have mood hair. –Julia Roberts I don’t consider myself bald, I’m just taller than my hair. –Lucius Annaeus Seneca When red-haired people…

Winter Hair Care

Winter can be a brutal time for your hair. So, help protect your hair from the cold and blustery winds with these simple tips: Condition and Moisturize Using a moisturizing conditioner every day can help minimize some of the dryness and frizz that comes with the cold winds of winter. And even if you’re used…

The Wonderful World of Hair

We deal with hair night and day. But how much to we really know about hair? The following hair facts may surprise you: Hair is the second fastest growing tissue in the body, just behind bone marrow; The average scalp has 100,000 individual hairs–Redheads have the least with 80,000; brown and black-haired people have about 100,000;…