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How To Choose the Right Dry Shampoo For You

With so many dry shampoos on the market these days, how do you choose? Here to make your life a little easier, are the answers to a number of questions you may have wondered. Let’s dive right in. What is dry shampoo? Who is it for? Dry shampoo is made up of an alcohol or starch that absorbs oil and grease giving it a cleaner, fresher appearance to prolong that wash day. Anyone can use it on day two, three, four, (oh you get the idea) to stretch out the dreaded task of washing your hair or maybe just to
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Looking Fabulous at Any Age

A common question we hear from our clients is “Am I too old to wear my hair at this length, this style, or this colour?” We want to bust the myth that when we age we need to conform to a certain cut or style. There are many styles out there and our job as stylist is not to find an age defining cut or colour to suit you, but to show you the best version of your self. Through the proper consultation a stylist can bring about a style that works with your daily routine, whether you want to
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Winter Static Got You Down?

This time of year brings some of my favourite things: Scarves, boots, snow, holiday time with the family… but with that also comes dry skin, chapped lips, and the dreaded staticky hair. Don’t you hate it when you take that scarf and toque off and up goes your hair?  Making it look like you had just rubbed a balloon on top of your head, just like when you were a child.  The good news is there are things you can do to help: 1) Make sure you are using a moisture rich shampoo & conditioner                 Using moisture rich shampoo
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A Conversation with Paul Rabbit

It takes a lot to run a successful hair salon, let alone one where your staff becomes a close knit family. Paul Rabbit has done it. This May we are celebrating Fringe Hair being around for 15 years, and a big part of it’s success is due to Paul. So we wanted to put together an interview with Paul from his stylist’s point of view, to highlight the things about him that we all love and admire. So here it is, a conversation with Paul from his stylists. Where were you born? What brought you over to Canada? “Okay, well,
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Hair Recovery for Spring

Without fail, the main complaint we get this year is dryness. Scalp, ends, everything is feeling the effects of a long, dry winter. So, how do we combat this as we move into Spring and start preparing our hair for the sunshine and weather of Spring? It’s important to get your scalp some moisture. A lot of people complain about slight flakiness this time of year. It isn’t dandruff if it is dry and itchy, it is dry scalp. Davines Nourishing shampoo soothes dry scalp and gets rid of any dry flakiness that may be a result of the winter dryness.
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Growing out the Grey

So, it’s time! Time to embrace the sparkles that nature has so kindly blessed you with. The problem? Your solid hair color that you have been coloring for the past few years… So, how do we grow it out without looking like a version of Cruella de Vil? Now, I’m not gonna lie to you, there will come a point where you just have to let it go and let it grow out the rest of the way, but lucky for you we have a few tricks up our sleeve to help with the transition! Switch to Foils only – Whether
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Hair Therapy – How to recover from summer damage

As much as we are reluctant to admit it, summer is coming to an end. Most of us leave summer with our hair feeling less than ideal. It isn’t just the sun that attacks your hair in the summer. Our hair is put through the ringer with sweat, pool, lake or ocean water, and less time spent on care because lets be honest, we would rather be outside! We also get the added bonus of smoke, and it was bad this year, the particles in the smoke can absorb into your hair and cause yellowing and dryness. So, what are
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So you wanna be a blonde..

Whether it is to find out if we truly have more fun or if you are just wanting a spruce up for the summertime, you want to go blonde! So, what does it actually take to achieve? What is the maintenance like, what products do I need, and is my hair going to fry off? These are all questions you should know before taking the plunge to platinum. First off blonde is a spectrum, not just one color. From a darker carmel, to a medium golden or a platinum ash blonde, blonde is a color that can be suited to
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The Beauty of the Okanagan

It seems that most of us agree that winter has been long, and drawn out  this year. With spring just around the corner, I thought it would be nice to reflect on all the good that is the Okanagan. Our Fringe: Hair family truly love what we do. We have the ability to be creative and brighten peoples lives each and every day. What’s not to love? Take that, coupled with the fact that we live in one of the most beautiful places in world, we have so much to be grateful for.  Here’s a wonderful reminder for your mid
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Dry Scalp – It’s Not Dandruff!

So often in the winter months our skin and hair start to dry out. This means our scalp starts to feel the effects of less moisture in the air as well! A lot of people start to see what they think is Dandruff appear around the dry winter months. The difference? Dry skin flaking is usually small flakes, the flakes are dry, and the scalp is itchy. Dandruff doesn’t usually cause itchy scalp, the flakes are usually larger and they have an oily feel to them! So for those of us suffering from seasonal dry scalp, what do we do?
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