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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 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

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