Hair is my canvas in my boutique studio. Instead of paint though, the tools I work with are shears, combs brushes and tubes of colour. I like to see sparkle, shine, and sheen in hair. This is my 37 year in the hair industry! I still get excited about going to work like I did… Read More A Labor of Love
In my studio, I do a lot of ombre colour. I ALWAYS cut my ombre clients hair first. Cutting ombre hair after colour means that I am cutting out the new, fresh, bright ends. A total waste of money! My goal is always to make my clients look and feel beautiful inside and out. My… Read More Ombre! But — Cut it first!
Tips for a successful consultation with your hairstylist: 1. Bring photos to your appointment. Stylists are very visual. I love to see pictures of cuts, updos, or colours. We don’t mind if you bring in lots of pictures to show us! If a client likes part of one photo and the color of another one,… Read More Tips for a successful consultation
At my studio, I do a lot of corrective colour. This is a great article that explores the how’s and why’s of colour correction. I hope you enjoy it! http://www.modernsalon.com/hair-photos/how-to/COLOR-CORRECTION-HOW-TO-Removing-Years-of-Black-Box-Color-248087021.html
Work by Margie Billian .” FOIL highlights should be put in to suite the client. NEVER put in straight lines…one two three. They should melt into the hair. ”
“If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, what am I? And if not now, when?” Hillel On an on-going basis, the Studio of Colour and Design By Margie Billian takes bags of small containers of shampoo, conditioners and moisturizers to Interfaith Works in Montgomery County… Read More How The Studio of Colour and Design Helps Others
WOW! I can’t believe we are half way through January! January can be a slow time for hair designers. Fortunately, I have been busy! This is a great time to set both personal goals and business goals to reach for this year. Here are some of my goals. First of all, I want to start… Read More Setting Goals