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What You Need to Know about Balayage vs. Ombre 

  • Posted by Cortex Beauty Blog
  • On June 27, 2018
Both Balayge and ombre refer to hair coloring techniques. You’ve probably heard these terms thrown around and wondered, “What’s the difference?” In essence, it’s about technique, time and subtle coloring. Here are the essential elements and some tips to determining which one will look better on you! Both balayage and ombre allow for darker (often […]
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The Best of Summer: Sexy, Simple Beachy Waves

  • Posted by Cortex Beauty Blog
  • On June 15, 2018
Why are beachy waves an enduring summer tradition, right there with flip flops, ice cream cones and pool noodles?   We think it’s because the beachy waves show the essence of summer in a hairstyle:   Sexy (looks like you just got out of bed) Easy to maintain Imperfect, so it looks casual Flattering for […]
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Improve your Life with the Best Hair Hack: Dry Shampoo

  • Posted by Cortex Beauty Blog
  • On June 6, 2018
We think the use of dry shampoo occasionally may be the greatest hair hack that lots of people don’t even know about. Many people can enjoy the benefits of occasional dry shampoos. Dry shampoo might be right for you if: any of these are true: Sometimes, your busy schedule doesn’t allow daily shampooing, but you’d […]
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How Color Professionals Know Best When You Want Wild Hair Color

  • Posted by Cortex Beauty Blog
  • On May 16, 2018
Vibrant hair color is either here to stay or a very long-lasting trend. More clients are demanding it and more stylists are becoming amazing color experts.   It seems clear that you can get vibrant color at lots of places. But the best vibrant color treatments occur when clients and stylists work together, sharing the […]
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Professional Secrets You Need to Know about a Hot Styling Brush

  • Posted by Cortex Beauty Blog
  • On April 25, 2018
Have you been considering purchasing a hot styling brush? It’s a great tool to add to your home styling products or to use if you are a professional stylist.   If you regularly straighten and curl your hair, you may have noticed competing products out there. More people have familiarity with the classic flat irons and […]
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Just the FAQs: What You Need in a Straight Iron

  • Posted by Cortex Beauty Blog
  • On April 11, 2018
Whether you are a professional stylist or styling your hair from home, you know there is a pretty big variety of straight irons out there. What are the most important components of a great straight iron? Plate materials: The plates are the part of the styling iron that actually clamp together to smooth your hair. The […]
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What You Need to Know About Dandruff

  • Posted by Cortex Beauty Blog
  • On March 22, 2018
Even though winter is supposedly in the past (we know there is still PLENTY of snow in lots of locales,) one of the byproducts of winter may still be here. That’s right, it’s not just white flakes on the ground, but the white flakes in your hair: dandruff. What do you need to know about […]
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How to Feed Your Body and Nourish Your Hair

  • Posted by Cortex Beauty Blog
  • On March 7, 2018
You take care of your body by working out and making thoughtful choices You carefully select what you eat, favoring organic food and avoiding highly processed mass-manufactured food when you can. Your nutrition is important to your body. It’s also important to your hair. Consider eating the following foods, which are great for hydrating your […]
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Six More Weeks of Winter Hair? Do This Now!

  • Posted by Cortex Beauty Blog
  • On February 2, 2018
Are you living in a cold place? Did the groundhog doom you to a few more weeks of winter, at minimum!   We don’t have to tell you how hair changes in colder temperatures. Static, flyaways, limp hair, it’s all part of the winter landscape.   What are some key rules to taking care of […]
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How Often to Shampoo? Don’t ask the Makers of the Product

  • Posted by Cortex Beauty Blog
  • On January 24, 2018
If you see shampoo advertisements, you are bombarded with the notion that you MUST, MUST, MUST shampoo daily.   But, this message is not for your benefit, it’s a message to SELL MORE SHAMPOO!   When do you really need to shampoo?   Are you team curly or team straight hair? The answer matters.   […]
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