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Quarantine Haircutting: DIY or Wait?

Posted by Mickey B.

If you can’t resist the urge to cut your own hair during quarantine, at least follow these guidelines by Mickey Bolek of Michael Anthony Salon in DC.

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Quarantine Hair Color: Do’s and Don’ts

Posted by Mickey B.

Here are a few tips from Mickey Bolek about hair color to help you get by during quarantine while we all wait for the doors of salons and barbershops to reopen.

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Recovering From Winter Damage to Your Hair

Posted by Mickey B.

As winter takes its final bows, you may notice that your hair isn’t as glossy and lustrous as you’d like. We call that winter damage. Here are some ways for you to help your hair recover.

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3 Good Reasons to Have More Than One Stylist on Your Team

Posted by Mickey B.

At Michael Anthony Salon, we value teamwork. As trite as it may sound, teamwork does make the dream work! Consider more than one stylist for your team.

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Popular New Hair Colors in 2020 

Posted by Mickey B.

Are you looking to change your hair color in 2020? If you want something new and exciting but aren’t quite sure what’s popular or plausible, look no further.

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Balayage Technique for Low Maintenance and Natural Highlights

Posted by Mickey B.

Balayage is a highlighting technique that allows a stylist to paint the color on your hair, resulting in soft and natural-looking highlights. Great for transitioning hair through a “grow out” period or to go longer between color treatments.

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Mickey Bolek Shares a Moment of Gratitude

Posted by Mickey B.

When I began my career one of the first things I was taught was not to discuss politics, religion, or sex. Well, I blew that one right away. What fun would it be if you couldn’t have interesting discussions during a visit to the hair salon? Isn’t that part of the salon experience? Great hair, […]

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‘Tis the Season for Your Best Holiday Hairstyling

Posted by Mickey B.

This is the time of year when we want our hair to look its absolute best. Mickey Bolek, Michael Anthony Salon, has some tips to help you and your hair make it stunningly through the holiday season.

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Who Should I Tip at My Hair Salon?

Posted by Mickey B.

As a salon owner AND stylist, I hear much confusion from customers about proper tipping etiquette. Who should I tip? My stylist? The owner? The person who shampooed my hair? Times have changed and so have salons. Here is my best advice in response: 

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How to Undo Winter Hair Damage

Posted by Mickey B.

  Old man winter is bringing his anticipated blast of cold. Sadly, the long, warm days are well behind us. Now we’ll be going in and out of dry, heated buildings into the dry cold air outside.  Add blow-drying, curling or flat ironing, and chemical treatments to your hair. It’s a recipe for disaster. What […]

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