While cutting, highlighting or colouring …..I enjoy explaining what I am doing to my clients hair. Here are some great sites to learn” hairdresser talk” . http://www.seventeen.com/beauty/hair/advice/a17638/hair-dictionary/ http://www.hairfinder.com/hairstyling.htm http://www.salonweb.com/pro/glossary.htm I really liked this one ! I have to go back and reread though this one ! OR YOU ALL may know more than… Read More Hair Terms to Help My Clients
20 years ago I started the Studio of Colour and Design so that I could both work and take care of my son who is now a special needs adult. It has been an incredible journey. I have become an advocate for the special needs community as well a as mom working out of my… Read More helping other “mompreneurs” and other woman in their businesses….wow has it been 20 years !
I want to wish everyone Happy Holidays and wish peace on Earth for all. Only kindness to one and other. I love doing hair more than anything else. This is my dream job…..If you have any questions or anything that you would like me to feature, let me know. Peace ~ Margie P.S ~ This… Read More Grooming beards …just in time for Santa !
“Urban woman are so busy with jobs, families and life, and it becomes harder to find a couple of hours to carve out to go and see your stylist on a day and time that works for both the client and the stylist” I wanted to let you all know that I do go… Read More Colour and Design By Margie Billain Can Come to YOU !! We are also a Mobile Salon TOO !!
The Studio of Colour and Design By Margie Billian is very proud to be a Green Salon. Helping to make less of a carbon footprint is very important to me. While in high school, I was in the local 4-H program. Nature and conservation was my project at the time. This was before the first… Read More Very Proud to be a Green Salon
We all wonder why our hair texture changes from time to time. I found this blog very informative. http://stylenoted.com/five-reasons-your-hair-texture-can-change/ I really like these tips too….but no, I don’t think I will be putting my new flat iron in the box. Ahhhh the box is gone. Instead, I will throw it out! http://www.shefinds.com/2015/how-to-clean-a-flat-iron-without-ruining-it/ I was super… Read More Helping other hairdressers build their businesses ,hair textures changing and cleaning flat irons..
“Summer sun is really hard on colored hair, and ultra violet (UV) rays can bleach hair out,” says Margie Billian, owner of The Studio of Colour and Design by Margie Billian. We know what you’re thinking… “What am I supposed to do – hole up inside like a vampire and wait until the sun… Read More Summer Coloured hair ~ Great article …and I am in it !
Here is another great article on Balayage VS Foil Folhttp://www.modernsalon.com/training-and-career/pro-tips/great-debate-balayage-vs-foil Actually it speaks about using the two together !!! I JUST blogged about this in my last post. I did not know that I had been doing “Foilyage” all along! READ ON!! ~ below tells what I have been doing for years..and I did not… Read More “Foilyage” – hair sweeping while using foils & Balayage VS Foil
Today I was reading an excellent article by Jessica Wickland about the differences between foiling and balayage. She asks “what is the differences between the two types of highlighting?” well, here is her answer: “Highlighting is one of the most sought after professional hair coloring services. Highlighting is defined as placing lighter strands into natural… Read More differences between foiling and balayage / bleed marks and how to prevent them
I know it has been a while since I shared here ……this is an easy summer braid that can be done at home and worn to a wedding or a garden party!!look http://www.instyle.com/news/crown-braid-tutorial-how-to-joanne-froggatt-braids I have been extremely busy with the studio, as well as some great color classes. I hope to share more with you in… Read More what a fun look ..had to share !