Hair Braids

In today’s world hair braids have become one of the biggest trends. Something so simple and classic that they may be used in everyday life, formal styles and even in the biggest catwalks. The Kardashians have introduced the dutch braid as a casual but still chic look. Their iconic look is the most popular and known as two single dutch braids on each side. Another simple everyday look loved by our DeBerardinis staff; includes french braids halfway into a mini messy bun. Braids are one of the easiest and least time consuming when it comes to your daily looks. A simple soft braid down the back or to the side can change your hair from just ‘meh’ to WOW! Even for the busy moms with no time to spare in the mornings, they could do a quick clean braid to keep their daughters hair back and looking cute. If you’re going for a more formal look, a side braid with loose curls is one of the most popular, and never goes out of style. The half-updo with loose curls, and waterfall braids in the back is a very trendy choice among our grad and prom girls. They are a super traditional style that have been quickly growing into much more creative looks. Whether it be soft swept, super harsh, or clean sleek look, braids can fit in for any age, any occasion, and any hair type, long or short. They are so diverse with many variations that I don’t see this trend going anywhere anytime soon!

Braids are life!

Hawzhin Taha

DeBerardinis Salon & Spa



Do you ever wonder how you could achieve that clean soft hair that’s full of bounce? Our hair colourists are here to help you get rid of that dull, lifeless looking hair from being over-processed, and coloured. The average client comes for their hair colour services every 4 – 6 weeks. In between those 4 – 6 weeks they need to be advised on how to care for their hair at home to keep it looking it’s best! The aftercare is one of the most important aspects of a having a colouring service. For starters, you should be using a shampoo and conditioner that’s specifically made for your hair type. Our brands Goldwell & Kerastase will provide optimal colour care, and they offer a wide selection for various hair types such as damaged, fine, anti-frizz, curly, colour fade protection, etc. They also provide specific shampoo and conditioner for luminous blonde & highlighted hair, which is designed to reduce brassiness. When using products by Goldwell, and Kerastase, always keep in mind that a little goes a lot way. Remember when using your shampoo to always create a good lather on your scalp, only add more when needed. Before applying your conditioner, make sure to take out all the excess water that is still in your hair. By doing this, you’re allowing the conditioner to completely nourish the hair. Keep in mind that you should be applying conditioner from mid-lengths to ends, and avoiding the roots to achieve more volume by not weighing down your hair. When the time does come around for your next colour service, I always recommend having a treatment done. Our Kerastase fusio dose is our in salon ritual, as well as our deep conditioning masks. This is the best advice to keep your hair healthy, shiny, and to preserve your colour until your next appointment!

 

 

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Fairview Mall Holiday Fun

It’s almost that time of the year again! Need a way for conquering all of your retail Holiday tasks? This year the key is to beat the holiday rush, and enjoy yourself while doing so! Fairview Mall starts their holiday hours beginning of December. You can find the exact times on the Fairview Mall website, along with Holiday Promos for many of the stores. If you happen to be a morning person, grab your Starbucks and take full advantage of no line ups, undivided attention from store associates, and most importantly, PLENTY of parking.
It’s time to hit up all the hot spots, let’s start with women’s fashion. We have the more lux brands like Aritzia, where the clothes are always fashionable, and made with superb quality. Forever 21 for more affordable apparel that’s up to date with the latest trends. Zara, Jack and Jones, and Sports Check are great places to find something for the men. For all the gift basket fillers you need to get, you must hit up Bath and Body Works, they have the best sales during the holiday season. Moxie’s is a great place to stop by for lunch, it’s a relaxed, modern dining spot, with a very extensive menu that has something for everyone.
Everyone needs their hair done for the holidays, come on by to DeBerardinis. Whether it be a hair cut, hair colour, or formal up-do’s for your holiday parties, we want to make you look and feel fabulous! Want to pamper yourself even more? We also offer any spa service you need, including manicures and pedicures. Afterall, you do need to treat yourself after all your shopping cardio!
Finally, after you’re all dolled up, just in time to meet up with friends or family, don’t forget to stop and take your pictures with Santa!

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays,
XOXO the DeBerardinis Salon & Spa team.

Upcoming Winter Hair 2014 /2015

 

Hair trends change seasonally. In order to keep up (or stay ahead) of the trends we look to the collections released by our industry’s leaders. This season I had the pleasure of attending the Global Colour Event in Germany, hosted by our supplier Goldwell.

This season’s collection was named “Traditional Rebels”.  Here is some of the basic breakdown for the collection:

Start with an inspiration, then deconstruct it. Preserve the essence, mix in some cultural references and then reconstruct it to create something new. It’s the hottest trend in fashion: taking elements from the past and bringing it to the future with a completely new twist.

Hair color follows fashion with a new and elegant palette. Beautiful monochromatic colors are disrupted by bands of deeply saturated and heavily pigmented shades, ranging from warm to cool neutrals.

 

Colour:

We can showcase and underline our individual style with the “Bandeau

Technique”. A technique the Creative Color Zoom Team has developed

for the Traditional Rebels Collection. The bandeau by definition is a fabric,

which wraps the head or body to emphasize the shape. Becoming an

accessory or statement to the clothing. The bandeau in hair is the perfect

way to create a color statement and to showcase the shape of a cut or the

texture. Becoming an individual statement of its own

Cutting and Styling:

The “Bandeau Technique” works within the cut as well. Modern precision

is emphasizedby the circular sections of the bandeau as the points

allow the erratic round interior texture to become modern and unique.

Goldwell Color Zoom 1

Traditional Rebels

The cuts are rounded but with angular elements which creates a perfect

harmony/disharmony effect. Interior layers were integrated to create a

movement and a new raw edge in each style. Show your craftsmanship

in each look by slice cutting, (deep) point cutting or freehand (slice) cutting

to give the cut a raw undone edge but with an unexpected elegance at the

same time.

It’s up to you.

Domenic Commisso

 

 

Traditional Rebels

Traditional Rebels

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer is here!

After months hiding under toques and hoods , it’s time to get up, dress up, and look your best. Head into your salon today and give yourself a new summer look. This years summer colour trends are all about fun, being bold and adding dimensions to your hair.

Ombre
The ombre look is the most requested look since last year and looks like it’s going to be around for awhile. I’m a big fan of ombre myself, I find it adds a certain sexiness to your look. This year we’re taking ombre to a whole new level.  It’s not just for blondes and brunettes, I’m talking about purple or midnight blue and the red on black that Rihanna has been sporting.  Short hair clients are starting to request ombre too. It makes you look bold and fun without taking away that edgy look from the cut. It can also soften up the cut and add a girly touch depending on what look you’re going for.

Dimensions
Another great look is having what’s known as sun kissed dimensions.  This means adding different tones (light and dark) to your colour without changing what you already have. It great for brunettes who refuse to completely lighten their hair, but want a change for the summer. You can add caramel, or hazelnut brown hightlights depending on how dark your base is. It cannot be more then 2 levels lighter then your base colour, if it is the contrast is too much and  you lose that soft dimension look. For Blondes who also want to add dimensions to their colour they can add a cool tone, or warm tone again depending on the base.

Remember chose carefully, sometimes keeping it simple and soft can be the most look amazing on you.

 

 

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