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Congratulations on your pregnancy! Are people complimenting you on having “that glow?” Are they also mentioning “those roots” as your hair color starts to grow out? Experts go back and forth on whether or not certain hair treatments such as coloring, perming or relaxing are safe for hair during pregnancy. While only a tiny bit of the chemicals close to your skin get absorbed, it’s still a risk many women aren’t willing to take. Yet you don’t want to have to wear a hat for the next nine months! Let’s go over some of the considerations for treating your hair while you’re pregnant. Plan Ahead: If at all possible, come in for your hair treatments and a good cut before you plan to try to conceive. That way, we can help you plan for the transitions your hair and hairstyle will go through over the next year. Wait it Out: The biggest risk to…

Ask the average man to put as much time and effort into taking care of their hair as women do, their eyes glaze over. Fortunately, because most men wear their hair quite short, that eliminates a lot of treatments women go through. But one thing men and women definitely have in common is the need to maintain the health of their hair. Just because your hair is short doesn’t mean it should be taken for granted. Men can get split ends, dryness, too much oil, dullness and lack of body, all of which keep you from looking as great as you can. At Salon Misha, we educate our male customers to maintain the good health and good looks of their hair. Here are some of the things we do for them and can do for you: The right cut Our expert stylists will ask you questions about your lifestyle, the way you want…

It’s a hot time of year to have long hair but with our 5 hair care tips, your lovely locks can still be gorgeous all summer and beyond. Keep it Clean Hot temperatures are going to increase the oil your scalp makes and it’s going to mix with sweat. Not to mention the chlorine from the pool, styling products you’re using and pollution. While it’s usually fine to wash your hair 3-4 times a week, during the summer, you’ll find yourself wanting and needing to do it more, even daily. Make sure you are using a high quality, protective shampoo and conditioner so that your hair doesn’t dry out but does benefit from cleansing and moisturizing. Trim it Up Regular trims are essential to keeping long hair looking great. If you don’t keep ends trimmed, they are likely to develop split ends. Plus, hair strands grow at different rates so to keep the look you love, blunt cut…

How do you know which blow dryer you should buy? We have some quick tips: – Determine how you’ll use it. Do you need to dry your hair thoroughly? Do you just need a little heat to finish off a style? Do you use it for styling including straightening or curling? – Buy the right wattage. The average wattage is 1300 and is usually sufficient for most needs. The higher the wattage, the faster it dries hair, but it also damages hair more. – A variety of heat settings is a big plus so that you can use the highest heat for some initial drying, a medium level for styling and cool for helping hold the style – all in one dryer. – Attachments are key. Does the dryer you’re looking for have them? Are they the ones you’d need (like a diffuser for curly hair)? Are they easy to put on and take…

We’ve seen more than our share of panicked women come into Salon Misha with irons or chemical burns. While some cases are tougher than others, there are solutions. Avoid the problem in the first place: While there are over-the-counter, do-it-yourself-perms, there’s so much that can go wrong in applying the solution, doing the right timing and curling hair on the right size curlers and in the right direction that it’s just too iffy to perm your own hair. Ask anyone who has gone from soft, straight hair to a frizzed, orange mass and they’ll tell you it’s worth it to have a professional do it for you. Hot rollers, curling irons and straightening irons can get too hot. Leave them on your hair even a few seconds too long and you can severely damage hair – not to mention suffering through that awful burning smell! If your device has settings, keeping the heat at the…

Rising temperatures, rain and the wind factor requires special attendance to your hair to keep it looking good. If your hair is shoulder length or longer, but thin, cut the ends blunt like Allison Williams. It helps keep hair looking fuller even if the heat is oppressive making the hair droopy. Go for a pixie cut worn sleek like Shailene Woodley. It’s a clean, simple look that holds up to hot weather. Love your bangs but hate what the heat does to them? A great way to get bangs off the face is to incorporate them into a single side braid like Jessica Chastain does. If your hair is long enough, make a ponytail at the crown and twist the length into a loose topknot, like Nicole Richie. This is a great option for wet, just-showered hair or when you’ve just gotten out of the pool. By evening, it will have dried and when you let your hair down, you have easy,…

What is it that makes you begin to weigh the option of a facelift? Puffiness under the eyes? Crow’s feet at the corners of your eyes? Put off those facelift thoughts with something much easier than surgery – the right hairstyle. The right hairstyle (and sometimes color) can help you look younger and more, well, uplifted. First, consider what you see in the mirror. Then consider options from our list below: Bangs – Soft, longer bangs swept over to the side look pretty and hide wrinkles on the forehead. – Consider bangs with the addition of layers that frame the face, especially at the cheekbones. Layers Soft, full-of-body, layers disguise age as it starts to set in. Layers that hit near the cheek bones and then an inch or two below the jawline are the most flattering because they put focus on the cheekbones, which usually remain full and youthful. And they suggest a stronger jawline without…

Take a Look at Our New Look!

We love a great new look just as much as you do. That’s why we gave our website a fresh, new makeover. We’re thrilled with the way it turned out. As striking as it is informative, we want to give you a little tour around it so that you can make the most of our website. Home Meet Misha Belfer, proprietor and owner. He’s hands-on, individually performing all hair services for customers. Misha has a fascinating story. Read all about him and his travels as the International Educator for GK Hair Products. Services What can we do for you at Salon Misha? Our services include cut and color, styling and highlights, plus makeup services. Artists We know how important the relationships are between a client and those they work with at their salon. Salon Misha is YOUR salon. And the person cutting your hair, doing color and highlights is Misha himself. Products We don’t use just any old…

Exciting news for Van Tibolli, Corp, developer of leading hair care products GKhair andTibolli! Misha Belfer has taken the appointment of International Creative Director. Misha has previously held roles with VTB as an International Platform Artist, Resident Master Stylist and educator. In his new role, Misha will continue to operate out ofSalon Misha in central Denver, but will travel extensively to meet with Van Tibolli, Corp stylists, representatives and students to share his creative and innovative approaches to hairstyling. Most recently, Misha’s upstyle collections were widely acclaimed and covered in various advertising and editorial campaigns. “Misha brings a tremendous amount of experience, passion and most importantly ingenuity to Van Tibolli, Corp,” said Van Tibolli, Corp CEO. ”To couple the brands GKhair and Tibolli continued growth with Misha’s own explosive advancement is a huge opportunity for both–we’re excited about the creative vision he will bring to the hair company.” Crediting his own creativity…

Leaving Blonde Behind

Blondes may claim to have more fun, but the latest trend is to turn those golden locks darker, whether darker blonde or downright brunette or red. After a period of blonde glory when platinum blonde was the ideal, (i.e. as blonde as you could get), women are seeking deeper, darker hues. Kim Kardashian issued her selfie to announce her return to the darker color she fancied on her rise to reality TV fame. After the birth of her daughter North with husband Kanye Omari West, Kardashian found her direction in motherhood as a blonde. The lighter highlights suited her olive skin tone surprisingly well, which doesn’t always happen with certain shades of blonde. According to E! News, Kardashian turned to celeb colorist Tracey Cunningham, owner of Meche Salon in Beverly Hills to make her “un-blonde.” “I added lowlights to her hair. I did it very gradually so as to keep some of the beautiful lighter tones. What that…