Welcome to Avant Garde’s blog. This tool will engage you, educate you, and most importantly inspire you. Our journey through the world of beauty will begin with a topic which would seem like a basic right but is much harder to achieve. We should have the right to express ourselves and be who we are. I’m happy to say that it’s becoming a trend. Fashion colors are being used as tools to creating works of art, and the canvases are just as bold and beautiful. When taking the dive into fashion colored hair, your making a statement and declaring your own independence. It has become it’s own world of mermaids (and mermans!): bright and vibrant or soft and elegant. There is no limit to what these hair artists will create; However, the process to get you there requires a knowledgeable and skilled stylist. This is what you will find at Avant Garde. Passion is what moves us forward and hair is our gateway to expression. The French word Avant Garde translates to ‘bringing the trend.’ We take pride in our word, and in our work. Hope you will join me again next week and see you soon at Avant Garde!
Get ready for the beach ladies!
At Avant-Garde Salon and Spa the hair specialists are always working on the latest trends for local clientele and celebrities. One of this years latest trends is tortoiseshell hair. Tortoiseshell colored hair is sometimes referred to as escaille which incorporates hair color variations of chocolate, blondes and caramels that come together to form a perfect combination of layered hair colors.
By combining these warm colors together, it gives hair a new dimension and depth. Women who already have brown and/or brunette hair can incorporate this hair style with little maintenance after as it blends well with their existing hair roots. As hair continues to grow, this hair color technique works well in keeping an ombre look and feel.
What is right and what is wrong about hair coloring
Can we choose whatever color we want?
Wrong. The choice of the hair color has to be done according to your natural Hair color. If the hair coloration is lighter for more than 5 tones one simple coloring won’t be enough to achieve the results we want. We would need to do a bleaching remover and then the coloration.
Does the hair coloring damage the hair?
Right and wrong. You hair stylist should always proceed to do a hair diagnostic about the nature of your hair and the condition to offer you the color that will be the most adaptive to your case. A color that is going to be realized in the same tone of your natural hair or just to add a reflection or just going to be two toned lighting will not damage the hair. Because today also the new product formulation, they add oil inside and always treatment inside the color by itself. The coloration makes the hair more sensitive as soon as you in a lightning technique. If it’s true that the hair even when it is natural needs treatment as soon as you start to manipulate the follicles of the hair in an important way the treatment is necessary, otherwise you lose the shine that you expect from your hair coloring. And then, you don’t get the reflection that you were looking for.
Is it important to use specific treatment for hair color?
Right. The color of the hair needs a close protection. Colored hair is more sensitive to aggression because it is fragile because of the action of the color product that opens the cuticle that we need to open for the pigment of the color. The shampoo and treatment specific for color treated hair fill up and close the cuticle of the hair and by this it protects durability for a long time the shine and vibrancy of the color reflection.
Never color your hair before going under the sun?
Wrong. If in reasonable dose the sun is not bad for the hair, on the contrary it gives a natural reflect and helps with the vitamin D synthesis it makes hair grow fast. When you use too much sun then the sun can become your hairs enemy in that case you need to protect your hair the same way you protect your skin by using hair solar product . This will avoid that you have to cut your hair at the return of your vacation. On colored hair your hair is already more sensitive by the coloration ingredient and the damage of the sun if you don’t do anything it will be an increase. This is one more reason to do something before and after you go into the sun. What is very important is to rinse your hair after you swim systematically with regular water, dry your hair as much as possible with the towel and apply right after a sun protection on your hair. When the sun is very strong you should wear a hat that is going to also protect your color and your scalp against sunburn.
Is it important to change your eyebrow color and make-up for good results with your color?
Right and wrong. Everything depends in the difference between your natural color and the hair color you will hair after hair coloring. If it is a light difference just a few tones you do not need to dye your eyebrows, on the contrary if the change is important you need to adapt your eyebrow or with waxing to make your eyebrow thinner or with the coloration. Also this theory has to be case by case. It is important also to reflect your makeup for more harmony to match with your hair coloring style.
A new season is the perfect moment to give a good boost to your look.
To make a resume about your appearance and to take position regarding yourself.
The choice of hair look is also a major advantage in your signature image, it defines your allure.
Behind the mod`s craziness one shot effect , there are some major tendencies with hair that will remain in style for a long term.
For this season, the trend after years of having straight hair, is the major come back of movement in the hair .
We have waves, curls, wavy beach effect.
Also, never than ever we are talking about color, this is the major element in the summer top tendencies.
It give some dimension to your look and to your hair.
There is a mix of creative influence like never.
From the most classic to the most eccentric.
Take pleasure, take the risk, play with your hair.
The hair became this summer a canvas where you can express yourself.
So, here in Avant-Garde Salon and Spa we are here to walk you through your beauty runway and create a personalize trendy looks for you and just for
you because each of customer is different and unique.
Feel free to contact Avant-Garde salon and spa for a free consultation with one of our hair Stylist , we are located 155, Miracle Mile
33134 Miami , Coral Gables 305-442-8136
This technique is about lightning the hair partially with a few pieces of hair. It has to be in a coordinated order.
The stylist adds on the top of he hair to give contrast more or less discrete from your color even if your color is not natural.
We are talking about highlights when this technique is applied on the full head not only on the top of the head which as a result has a deeper visual effect.
We are talking about flash when this technique is applied only 4 or 5 pieces of hair around the face just for a lighter effect.
The Balayage brings a sun kissed effect to the hair to look like you have a natural glow.
The balayage is known to be as if you came from a sunny vacation. The balayage is a good technique to hide white hair when you are blonde. It can also be used to bring volume to thin hair because you can play with shadow and light.
The Balayage is perfect to enhance the look of your haircut, shape and style.
Feel Free to contact Avant-Garde Salon and Spa , and receive a free hair consultation with one of our Stylist Specialist in Balayage .
We are located 155, Miracle Mile in Miami Coral Gables
Largo, corte, rizado recto, de color rojo, morena, rubia, marrón.
La web puede ser su mejor amigo para encontrar una nueva inspiración de pelo. Al navegar en Google, Pinterest, Instagram usted puede encontrar el color de moda para la temporada y la mejor peluquería leyendo los de Google, Yelp, Foursquare revisions, etc.
Para este otoño todos los medios de comunicación sociales anuncian El Balayage francés.
Tenemos el secreto sobre cómo tener Jennifer Aniston de la cara!
Incluso si el Balayage Technic francés está tomando un poco más largo que los Highlights regulares, el efecto final es mucho más natural y hermoso.
No se confunda con el antiguo Balayage bajo el secador que era tan dolorosa.
Va a volver de su estilista con una cara diciendo “Acabo de pasar 3 semanas de vacaciones en la playa en Miami”
Perfecto para Morena, rubia con el pelo largo, estilo con ondas naturales de playa, fácil de hacer por ti mismo.
Creo que deberías probar este sol French Kiss para su próxima cita en su salón de belleza.
Avant Garde salon and spa Coral gables, Fl. 305-442-8136
It`s coming a time is coming, when you don`t know what to do with your hair !
Long ,court ,curly straight, red, Brunette ,blond, brown.
The web can be your best friend to find a new hair inspiration. By surfing on Google , Pinterest , Instagram you can find the trendy color for the season and the best hair salon by reading the Google , yelp, Foursquare reviews
For this autumn all the social Media announce The French Balayage .
It`s a secret about how to have Jennifer Aniston Face !
Even if the French Balayage Technic is taking a little longer than the regular Highlights ,the final effect is much more natural and beautiful.
Don`t e confuse with the old Balayage under the dryer that was so painful .
You will come back from your hair stylist with a face saying ” I just passed 3 weeks of vacations on the beach in Miami ”
Perfect for Brunette ,blond with long hair , style with natural Beach Waves , easy to do by yourself.
I think you should try this French sun Kiss for your next appointment in your hair salon.
To inspire you have a look at this Balayage ,Hilight
Marcelo Martinez is a Master stylist In Avant-Garde salon, Miami , specialized in Hair Make Over , Color Correction, Balayage , Ombre, funky and dimensional color.
Shears, clippers and razors are his favorite tools to create diverse styles from long layered natural flowing to short precision hair Cut .He knows a vast selection of products and technics to give the perfect advice and look to any kind of hair.
He likes to leave a mark in people`s life using his passion and knowledge as tools to help people improve their image ,self esteem and confidence.
Marcelo has been a hairstylist for more than 20 years .
Coming from one of the most and beautiful cities in the world , this native from Buenos Aires ,Argentina was exposed to the Elite of the Beauty industry by coming from a family of hairstylist.
He was in a hair salon since the early age ,mentored and inspired by first level Hairmasters.
As the time was passing Marcelo felt the need for a challenge , a Change, a move that will keep his edge sharp, he decides to open his own salon, in one of the most commercial area of Buenos Aires.
in 5 years , Marcelo became a successful Kerastase Exclusive Salon. He assists to diverse seminar given by top Europeen Stylists to keep learning perfecting his art .
A working offer in the States finally decide Marcelo for the American dream, in Miami .
After working in different High end Salon Marcelo open a successful Salon in Miami , after running it for 5 years , he decides to join Avant-Garde team 2013.
after the color correction you can see on ombre and the purple is totally gone
From simple brown hair, she craved a drastic change with an edge.
When we start seeing Doctor Martens being worn with lace and liberty prints, there is no doubt that we have entered the age of ” romantic grunge ” This truce between tough and tender ,and nonchalance and elegance ,was first worn by youngsters before being adopted by other generations . It is a trend that expresses a real melting pot of characteristics . Both rebellious and romantic ,it shows that opposites can work together . The make-up is all about strong eyes as “smoky eyes” and hair is styling for a natural rock attitude .This is a trend that leaves the ” total look ” in the shade !
Avant-Garde hair Salon Miami ,Florida 155 Miracle Mile
Coral Gables 33134
present : Collection Summer 2014
“Romantic and Grunge “
A COLLECTION ON THE THEME OF
1/ Hair Coloring
This technique alternating veils of single-tone color brings volume and body to fine hair .The hair colorist technician will choose a neutral base and another shade witch will be applied alternately. This prevents the final color from being too uniform and flat , without having to resort to high and lowlights, ensuring a tailor-made color result .
“sunny Hair” Ombre Balayage Technique
The ever-popular Californian Blond announces the return of the summer .
The richness of this intense blond which brings sunshine into your hair requires the talent of a professional master stylist .Alternating bold platinum streaks with a warmer ,more golden blond brings subtlety and volume . The color is deliberately lighter towards the ends of a naturally sun-kissed , surfer-girl look .
Beach styling hair
The solution for those who have always longed for wavy hair!Dozing off in the sun after is no longer the only way to dry your locks into airy waves . Isaac Mesa Master stylist in Avant-Garde salon and spa Miami advise you on this YouTube video on this technique which is perfect for women who like to let their hair fly in the wind .
Check out the link below :
3/ Hair Accessories
Hair accessories now have an important role in creating a style ! Flowers Head band on the go !
If you’re interested on giving a try to ” a romantic grunge look” , or would like to come visit our salon for a consultation, please feel free to stop by, we are located at 155 Miracle Mile in Coral Gables,
or you can call us at (305) 442-8136.
We look forward to making you look even more beautiful than you already are!!