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Flip Your Style: Tips for Breaking Out of a Hair Rut

Falling into a hair rut is so easy to do-You find a hairstyle that you love, time passes and you simply stop entertaining other style options. If you can’t remember the last time you wore your hair differently then it’s time to try something new!  Don’t know where to start?  Use these 4 simple tips to snap out of a hair rut.

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Do the opposite: A part position can be changed, curls can be straightened, cropped hair can be extended, and long hair can go short. By taking at least one hair styling element in the opposite direction, a new ‘do can emerge with minimal effort.

Seek out hair-spiration: Search engines, YouTube, hair forums and social media outlets are full of inspirational hair images.  Search by any style criteria your heart desires (like a specific hair color or cut) and you’re bound to find a celebrity or street style bombshell with hair worth imitating. There’s nothing wrong with a little copycat action-all’s fair in love and hair.

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Color: Color does wonders for transforming a look. From trendy radical colors to traditional hues of red, blonde and raven there’s a wonderful rainbow of options to consider. Strategically placed highlights are a good place to start for the color shy.  Want to pack a little more punch? Try indulging in a rich all over color that compliments your skin tone.

Talk to your stylist: A good stylist will be able to help you determine what style is right for you based on a variety of factors including your face shape, hair type and desired maintenance commitment.  If you’ve been with your stylist for a while then this step is even easier!

The New Year is right around the corner! Are you resolving to sport a new hairstyle?

For the love of hair,

Nikki

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