Coiffure Care Blog

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


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 … Continue reading

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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 … 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 … 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, … Continue reading

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, … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Shirley Gordon with Debra Lee at Black Girls Rock 2013
Black Girls Rock! Awards

On Saturday, October 26, 2013 Shirley attended the star-studded Black Girls Rock! Awards at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.   Shirley posing at the post-event festivities