6 Frizz-Free Air Drying Tips

If your current approach to hair styling is to tame it into submission, you might be surprised to find what your hairs potential is when left alone. Even the thickest, unruliest hair can benefit from an air-drying, as long as you perfect these techniques.

Though air drying has numerous perks (low maintenance, saves time, and more gentle on hair), there are some important rules to follow to get great, frizz-free results. If air drying has left you with puffy, clumpy, or mixed textured sections of hair, chances are you’re making at least one of these mistakes.

These air drying tips will help you achieve more defined texture and wonderfully soft hair without reaching for a towel, straightener, or blow dryer. Read More

davines products

At P&H Salon, we want the products we carry to align with our own beliefs and values. After trying numerous brands, we’ve found Davines line to be the level of quality we strive for in our salon, as well as the best representation of our beliefs on beauty, sustainability, and diversity. We’re excited to be transitioning into carrying and using Davines products exclusively and want to share why we’re so enthusiastic about their brand.

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The Difference Between Shellac, Acrylic, and Gel Manicures

gel manicures

Today, women have a lot more options when they hit the salon for a manicure. And if you go beyond the basic file, buff, and coat of colour, you may find yourself with a lot of questions about acrylic, shellac, or gel nail extensions and what they all mean.

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Tips and Tricks for Dyeing Hair at Home

dyeing hair at home

Dyeing hair at home can be intimidating, to say the least, but for simpler jobs like single processes, root touch-ups, or gloss treatments, it can be tempting to save some money and tackle them yourself. If you have the time, ambition, and maybe a helping hand, here are some tips on how you can successfully dye your hair at home.

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protein buildup

Though protein is essential for hair to remain strong and resilient, too much of it can have the opposite effect on your hair, making it fragile and stiff. Protein overload is often the culprit when your hair is acting up but you can’t quite figure out why. If you’ve been giving your hair lots of attention with new shampoo, moisturising masks, or treatments, but your hair STILL feels straw-like, chances are you have too much protein buildup.

So, if your hair just doesn’t feel the way it use to, but you can’t find a solution, you could be dealing with excess protein. Here’s how to identify protein buildup and how to treat it!

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Avoid These 7 Hair Care Mistakes

Ever wonder what hair care mistakes you could be making that are keeping your hair from looking its best? Bad hair habits can happen to the best of us, and chances are one of these habits have snuck into your routine at some point. Here’s a list of some of the most common hair care mistakes, and the better alternative for your hair. Your hair will thank you!

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What to Do If You Fall Asleep In Your Makeup

Falling Asleep in your makeup has long been on the list of “no-nos” for skincare, but that doesn’t mean accidents never happen. Maybe you work a late shift, have a hard time establishing a routine, enjoyed a late night out, or just forgot! Here’s what to do during those times you just don’t make it to the bathroom sink before falling asleep.
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What Is a Balayage?

Hair Colouring

According to InStyle, one of the most googled beauty questions of 2016 was still “What is a Balayage?” And since we’ve been doing balayage colouring in Toronto for awhile now, we’ve decided to demystify you of one of the most popular hair colouring techniques and explain everything you need to know before trying out this versatile style.

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How to Grow Longer Hair in Less Time

long hair

New Year’s means new hair goals, and one that is often high on the list is growing longer hair. We know it can be discouraging waiting for hair to grow, so we have some tips on growing longer hair in less time, so you have a chance at reaching your goal length before 2018.

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Holiday Party Beauty Guide

After spending weeks bundled up in the cold, holiday parties offer a much anticipated opportunity to slip back into a dress, swap the boots for a pair of heels, and get dolled up. If you’ve marked your calendar with upcoming holiday parties, then you’ll want to make sure you’re prepped to turn yourself into a walking Christmas ornament.

Here are some holiday styling tips you can use for your next Christmas or New Year’s party:

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