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Three Things Your Hairstylist Needs You to Know

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Beauty, Hair Trends, Haircare Help, News | 0 comments

We all love our jobs at Alchemy so much that it’s a little crazy! So when I was thinking of different blog topics I could write about I came across an idea- What if I write about a few things that would make my job even better? So here they are: 3 Things that you need to know so that I can do the best job possible for you! It’s science, not magic! Chemistry & geometry are what our careers are all about. Sometimes we can bend the rules...

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Deva Curl Before/After

Posted by on Jul 11, 2014 in Hair Trends, Haircare Help, News | 2 comments

I mentioned our newfound love affair with DevaCurl products a few weeks ago when I wrote this post describing our experience at Discover in St. Louis.  I now use DevaCurl exclusively on my own naturally curly hair, and Sa’dia wanted to try the products out as well. Sa’dia usually wears her ultra-long hair straight, but she has a tiny bit of frizz if she dries her hair naturally. According to the folks at DevaCurl, frizz is a sign...

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Curling Iron vs. Curling Wand {Tutorial}

Posted by on Oct 19, 2013 in Haircare Help, News, Tutorials | 1 comment

Have you ever wondered how those movie stars get bouncy, perfect spiral curls? Or have you ever been frustrated by curling your hair, walking out the door, and having it be straight just minutes later? This easy tutorial will show you how hairstylists use Paul Mitchell Ionic and Neuro irons and wands to create waves and curls that stay put for hours. You’ll be curling like the pros in no time...

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The Sweaty Truth

Posted by on Jul 9, 2013 in Haircare Help | 1 comment

  Last year we introduced many of you to our Dirty Is Relative blog series. It was a big hit and now so many of you have happier healthier hair! But we kinda played a dirty little trick on you (terrible pun intended).  Now we’ve gotten back to our wonderful hot and sticky summer weather and you’re crying for help with Sweaty Head Syndrome! Don’t fall off the wagon! We have one simple tip to help you stay on you Dirty Journey and not...

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