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Terms to Know About Hairdressers

If you want to change your look, visit a hairdresser because a cut and style just might suffice. At the salon you can get just a simple cut or the total package including a shampoo, color, cosmetic application and more. Here are some terms to know about hairdressers and beauty salons.

  • Fringe – A fringe, sometimes used synonymously with bangs, refers to hair that is cut short framing the face. Fringes must be regularly trimmed, brushed and styled.
  • Layering – Layering is a hair style where the stylist cuts hair to hang at multiple lengths. This style makes hair look more thick and full.
  • Highlights – Highlights are strands of hair dyed a lighter color than the person’s natural shade.
  • Feathering – Feathering us a cutting technique which requires special scissors that cut the ends of hairs at multiple nearly even levels. Feathering reduces the look of a straight flat line across the base of a hair style.
  • Thermal Straightening – Thermal straightening is a Japanese technique which completely straightens curly hair with the use of chemicals and specialized hairdresser supplies.
  • Flat Brush – Stylists keep a wide range of brushes in their supplies for all different hair types. The most common is a flat brush which has even bristles and a large rectangular head and is appropriate for all different hair and styling services from bridal styling to children.
  • Cool Button – Modern hair dryers often feature a cool button while changes the air from the dryer from hot to cooler in temperature which helps hair holds it shape and style longer.
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    Ashley Risbara Hair
    152 Us Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074
    This independent hair stylist and make up artist offers a wide variety of services. Locally owned salon offering on location work. Set up an appointment for professional care. We do hair extensions and hair treatments.
    (207) 749-8785
    Blonde Moments Family Hair Styling
    990 Swan Lake Ave, Belfast, ME 04915
    (207) 338-9119
    Upper Cut Hair Styles
    48 Main St, Belfast, ME 04915
    (207) 338-4747
    M.E. Hair Studio
    45 Mill Ln, Belfast, ME 04915
    (207) 338-3440
    Cut Above A
    118 High St, Belfast, ME 04915
    (207) 338-3900
    Rainey's Hair Styles
    28 Navy St, Searsport, ME 04974
    (207) 548-6316
    Techniques Hair Salon
    143 Washington St, Camden, ME 04843
    (207) 236-4241
    65 Rawson Ave, Camden, ME 04843
    (207) 230-0570
    Cutting Edge
    21 Mechanic St Ste 1, Camden, ME 04843
    (207) 236-4084
    Hair Flair
    136 Main St, Unity, ME 04988
    (207) 948-2757
    86 Main St, Bucksport, ME 04416
    (207) 469-2500
    Bodyworks Hair Skin & Day Spa The
    17 Western Ave, Hampden, ME 04444
    (207) 862-7722
    Ak Haircolor & Design
    798 Main Rd N, Hampden, ME 04444
    (207) 992-9049
    1088 Commercial St, Rockport, ME 04856
    (207) 594-6633
    Hair Techniques
    75 Deer Hill Rd, South China, ME 04358
    (207) 445-2293

    Some may be surprised to learn that salons and hairdressers are not a modern invention. Throughout history, hair cuts and styles have played as important a role as clothing in marking the social and economic status of men and women. While their importance may seem confined to the beauty industry, hairdressers and barbers have long been important tastemakers in society and have gone a long way in shaping a culture's beauty ideals. Now, the job of the hairdresser goes well beyond cutting and styling customers' locks. Most full service salons offer regular shampoos and blow-outs, hair coloring and highlights services, as well as deep conditioning, straightening and perm treatments. In addition to wielding scissors, some of the leading stylists also offer tips on skin care and cosmetics application for special events. For bridal parties or girls attending their prom, specialty salons are fully stocked with supplies and hair accessories to provide them with a special look on a big day. Specialty salons also exist to style customers with a variety of hair needs. Those that cater to clients of African descent carry the equipment and supplies necessary to do treatments such as relaxing. They also stock brushes, conditioners and other products that will work well on richly textured hair. Salons that cater to children will often use special shears to ensure that no nicks or cuts occur, and may even have small brushes that are sized for small school children. These, and specially trained hairdressers work to give their clients the confidence and self-esteem that comes with looking great.
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