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Hair care, style tips and behind the scenes with one of the industry's leading professionals.

OLAPLEX: Revolutionizing Hair Color

Strands now offers a REVOLUTIONARY new salon service called OLAPLEX! If you thought you could never color your hair, think again. OLAPLEX is the solution! OLAPLEX makes the weakest hair strong. Your colored hair will be softer, shinier, and easier to manage with less frizz for weeks. The benefits of OLAPLEX: * Multiplies and rebuilds broken bonds in the hair during and after chemical … Continue reading

Shirley Gordon - Intercoiffure Spring 2014
Video Tutorial: The Perfect Faux Hawk

This faux hawk, presented at the Intercoiffure 2014 Spring Symposium in Boca Raton, Florida, was created by Shirley Gordon. In this short video she offers an overview and gives tips on shape and design. View Article from First Chair

Video: Shirley Gordon’s Journey to Gold

What inspires me and what really motivates me is any form of art and creativity. That is just kind of like my drive. The power of the mind is probably the most beautiful thing, you have to tell yourself you are a winner and believe it, then put all of your artistic ability to work. Competitions are my heart, I … Continue reading

Inside Shirley Gordon's Travel Bag
Inside Shirley’s Travel Bag

Aren’t we all dying to know how our favorite jet-hair-setter stays looking so fabulous? Here’s a look inside Shirley Gordon’s travel bag, filled with fresh and inspiring summer essentials.  Shirley never leaves home without (1) Wella SP LuxeOil Keratin Boost Spray and Protein Oil, which she uses daily on her clients’ hair, as well as her own. The keratin smooths hair and helps control frizz, creating a soft and … Continue reading

How To: A “Colorist Nightmare”… Solved!

Sharing a “colorist nightmare”! This was a 3-tone color correction. The first image shows how she walked in the door. The second image shows her 3 tones (new growth, golden, and a black drugstore color). This was her BEFORE! She wanted to be a cool blonde like the singer Ciera. So, of course I worked my magic! The bottom 2 … Continue reading