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

How To Care for Color Treated Hair

To properly care for color treated hair, it is essential to maintain its life and vitality through regular nourishment. Use products specifically for color treated hair, such as shampoos, conditioners, treatments and masques.  Shirley recommends 20 minutes under a hydrating steamer with a deep conditioning treatment, at least every two weeks. Favorites products (pictured above):  Wella Brilliance Treatment for Colored … Continue reading

ILLUMINA Color by Wella

ILLUMINA COLOR’s patented MICROLIGHT technology protects the cuticles so they maintain their clarity. This allows light to pass through, illuminating natural highs and lows from within – in any kind of light. Discover new shade possibilities. Sheer color that’s luminous in every kind of light. Superior Light Reflection* Superior Hair Protection* Up to 100% grey/white coverage with a sheer result. … Continue reading

Classic Holiday Styles by Shirley Gordon

‘Tis the season for toasting and celebrating! Look your sparkling holiday best with a classic style by Shirley Gordon. Visit the Salon through January 2nd: Holiday Special – Relaxer, Cut & Style $120 Carefully Coiffed: Soft and Feminine: Retro Glamour:

Shirley’s Look: Have a Little Faith

Shirley rocked this casual, yet edgy look by Faith Connexion at the Black Girls Rock Awards in October. Rose-Print Neoprene Dress  and Two Tone Leather Moto Jacket, both available at Neiman Marcus. The sultry Hollywood makeup was achieved with a shimmering grey smokey eye and accented with Tom Ford lip color in a rich burgundy.

Shirley’s Look: Fiesty Fall Florals

Your fall look doesn’t always have to be lost in dark hues. Soften your edge with this romantic look by Shirley. The key to creating a unique style is mixing designer pieces with unexpected items. Shirley paired these gold-toed boots by Versace ($715 at with a feminine floral suit (around $200 at Patterned floral separates are trending this … Continue reading