It’s Time for a Salon Makeover

It's Time For A Salon Makeover

We’ve have moved into the last months of 2016 which usually signals a winding down for the year, but not at Manolo Salons. Manolo has embraced this year’s changes by experiencing greater industry recognition, adding new and talented salon professionals and rolling out new, fashion forward beauty services. Always one to be at the forefront what’s trending in the industry, …

Your Guide to Breaking the Dreaded Shampoo Cycle

Your Guide to Breaking the Dreaded Shampoo Cycle

Based on extensive work with my clients, I’d be willing to wager you wash your hair often-probably daily. Many individuals find themselves in the same dreaded cycle of washing their hair with shampoo every single day. In fact, many fear a bad hair day without their daily shampoo. They consider skipping a day only to glance in the mirror, and …

3 Trendy Ways to Stay Fashion Forward This Fall

3 Trendy Ways to Stay Fashion Forward This Fall

The sweltering heat of the summer is sure to simmer down soon, and by the time you can walk outside without breaking a sweat, it’ll be fall. The leaves are sure to end up on the ground, and yes, pumpkin spice lattes will be back in season before you know it. So how can you stay fashion forward this fall …

Manolo Salons: Re•defining the Salon Experience

Manolo Salons - renew / relax / refresh

re•new / re•lax / re•fresh When an upscale, ultra-salon experience is on the agenda, Manolo is here to redefine how you view the salon. Distinctly different, we think “outside the salon” to give you the expertise you need in today’s beauty focused, fashion forward world. And with a new look and services, we hope you’re ready to reacquaint yourself with …

Up Your Image: Hottest Hair Trends For Spring 2016

If you haven’t updated your image this spring, the time is now to get in on the hottest hair trends. While winter often equals frumpy fashion for us all, it’s time to get back to being your fantastic self. Sure, shedding the Uggs may help, but the best way to up your image is a little T.L.C. for your flow. …

Beauty Treatments – What to Splurge on and Where to Save

Spring has sprung, and fun in the sun is back in business. It’s time to get out of the house. While March Madness may be on the minds of men – you’re ready to start showing some skin. And here at Manolo Salons, we are in the business of making you look good! It’s tough to water our money trees …

Fall In Love With Your New Beauty Routine

It’s February, and love is in the air, but here at Manolo Salons, love is in the hair! It’s the perfect month to give your hair care habits – and your entire beauty routine, at that – a little TLC. With these hand-picked, expert beauty tips from International Image Consultant Manolo Colmenero, you will fall in love with your hair, …

Beauty Treatments for a Healthier You

You already know that pedicures, manicures and other beauty treatments, like facials, make you feel and look great. A visit to the salon can reduce stress, soothe sore joints and muscles, and simply make you feel better about yourself. But beyond just an indulgence, there are some beauty treatments that offer actual health benefits as well.

Keep Calm and Carry On: Manolo Salons Offers Serenity and Style

There’s always so much to do. It’s easy to get caught up in the everyday hustle and bustle of life – working, running errands and taking care of family – and forget just how important it is to carve out some time for yourself as well. At Manolo Salons, we encourage our clients to make an appointment to get away. …

Oh, Manolo, Make Me Over!

A Beauty Blogger’s Review of the Manolo Salons Experience I have been writing beauty articles for blogs for more than three years. Someone in my position – with regular contact with salon professionals and beauty industry experts – would surely have a trendy new hairstyle every few months, or at least a different hair color technique on my tresses, right? …

The Thick and Thin of Caring for Maturing Hair

As we age, the number of hair fibers on our head decreases and there is less production of melanin – which gives hair its color. In other words, our hair thins out and turns gray, which are usually the more visible signs of aging hair. But besides just newfound grays, subtle changes in texture, moisture, shine and manageability can eventually …

6 Essential Tips for Happy, Healthy Summer Hair

Even with its triple-digit heat and sticky humidity, summer doesn’t have to be the season of bad hair days. With a few simple change ups in your hair care routine, your strands can stay healthy and look great on even the steamiest days. Manolo offers six tress-taming tricks for happy summer hair: 1: Wear your hair in loose, comfortable styles. …

Essential Summer-Proofing Solutions for Hair Color

Are you protecting your hair color this summer? The warm-weather days spent having fun in the sun, swimming in the pool or riding ocean waves can wreak havoc on your hair color. Both untreated and chemically tinted hair are susceptible to fading and changing, so the warning applies to all of us. International stylist and color expert Manolo shares some …

Your “Get Gorgeous Guide” to Hair Color

So you’re looking to try a new hair color. Should you get single process hair color or double process? Should you try highlights? Or lowlights? What’s the difference? Color expert and Creative Artist for Lakme USA Manolo demystifies the salon colorist services menu. Single Process Color is all one tone. It can be either permanent or semi-permanent, but there are …

Breakthrough Products to Treat Thinning Hair

  Women no longer have to be plagued by the issue of thinning hair. Thanks to the fairly recent introduction of anti-aging hair care products to the beauty industry, maturing hair is getting more attention and hair stylists have more knowledge on caring for thinning or aging hair. When and if you will have thinning hair and how thin it …

Curly Hair Concerns?

Curl Expert Manolo Weighs In on Your Biggest Curly Hair Issues Girls with curls love when hairstyle trends turn to celebrating hair’s natural texture. Who needs sleek and straight? Curls are appealing, unique and beautiful when properly cared for. But as unique as curly hair is, it also comes with its own unique set of challenges to manage and maintain. …

Long Hairstyle Looks To Love In 2015

From smooth and sleek to loose and chic, the long-haired looks that dominated the spring runways are easily taken off the models and into the mainstream with a visit to Manolo Salons. Here are some of our favorite long hairstyles for spring of 2015: The Long Bob The beloved bob haircut is getting some serious length with this popular hair …

Making Yourself the Priority in 2015

The start of a new year always brings the promise of a fresh start and new goals. Make 2015 a year dedicated to YOU. This is the year to take care of your mind, body and soul, to improve your beauty routine and to pamper yourself! Manolo offers his tips on ways to make yourself a priority this year: Treat …

Manolo’s Merry Makeover

Beauty Tips for this Holiday Season Between family photos and holiday gatherings, it’s the time of year when we all want to look our party best! Manolo shares the hottest hair and makeup trends and beauty advice for the season. To put your best face forward, nothing says festive like shimmering makeup. Applied properly, a little shimmer can enhance your …

Manolo Salons Holiday Gift Guide

There’s a Kérastase collection gift set for everyone on your list! If you’re looking for a unique and special holiday present this season consider this: The gift of beauty is one that keeps on giving and Kérastase holiday sets are now available at Manolo Salons!

6 Tips for Managing Your Hair While Traveling

Whether you’re heading home for the holidays, off to explore a new city or hitting the slopes at a mountain resort, you can have great hair throughout your trip if you’re smart about what you pack. Managing your hair while you’re on the road requires a bit of planning since you can’t bring your entire bathroom setup, and if you’re …

Lakmé’s New K.style Cool Styling Products Now Available at Manolo Salons

Six New Premium Hair Styling Products to Try! Guided by passion and knowledge in the field of cosmetic research, Lakmé has developed a new dimension of creative styling. The luxury hair care products in the K.style Cool collection, which includes six high-performance formulas, have been integrated into the exclusive collection of premium products provided for the clients of Manolo Salons.

Manolo Salons Introduces New Chroma Hair Color from Lakmé

From trendy, two-toned, asymmetrical bobs, to chic, sophisticated layers, and everything in between, the progressive hair styling and advanced coloring techniques used by the stylists at Manolo Salons have set their clients apart from the rest of Dallas for two decades. Not only do Manolo’s stylists possess an innate sense of style and up-to-the-second knowledge of American and European hair …

4 Common Skin Problems… and how to fix them

Beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It may sometimes be a challenge to face the mirror when you notice a pimple, dark spots, those little lines around your eyes or other common skin flaws, but there are products and preventive measures that can give you the lovely complexion you’ve always wanted. Manolo gives his advice on how …

Kérastase Paris unveils spray à porter from new Couture Styling collection

Now available at Manolo Salons There’s no better time than the summer to master the art of perfectly imperfect hair. The iconic and effortless look of beach waves is carefree and fun — the epitome of summer style. New, from Kérastase Paris, Spray à Porter texture spray creates stunning, tousled waves even if you’re nowhere near an ocean. The first …

Summer Beauty Routine Do’s and Don’ts

Happy June! This month is all about enjoying carefree days and shifting into a more lighthearted season. And of course, the concept of transitioning seasons goes beyond just switching your wardrobe- from new shades of nail polish and lipstick to an entirely new set of skin care rules. Take a look at the do’s and don’ts of a summer beauty …

Tantalizing “Toned and Tanned” Treatment Now Available at Manolo Salons

Spring has sprung and when temperatures rise, so do the hemlines. It is during this time of year- when our skin comes out of hiding from behind the long sleeves and pants- that we especially notice dry, pale or pasty skin and those little dimples that speckle the parts of our body that our warmer-weather wardrobe tends to show off. …

4 Ways to Improve Your Image

Making a strong first impression is critical for success in all aspects of life. You have 15 seconds to make your mark on any new person you meet – a potential employer, client or date – and those first impressions are hard to change. International stylist and image consultant Manolo offers these four tips to ensure that your first impression …

3 Beauty Treatments Stylists Don’t Mind If You DIY

…and 3 Things to Leave to a Professional! When it comes to beauty on a budget, we are all about do-it-yourself tips and tricks and at-home remedies to try on your face, nails and hair. So which parts of your beauty routine should you DIY at home and which treatments should really be left up to a professional stylist? Manolo …

Manolo’s 14 Beauty Tips in ’14

A new year means new beginnings and new goals. Why not a new beauty routine as well? Manolo offers 14 tips to keep you beautiful in ’14. 1. Be nicer to your hair Give your hair a rest from heat styling products when you don’t really need them and let your hair air dry instead of blow drying. When you …

5 Steps to Winter-Ready Skin, Right Now!

The celebrated Hollywood Facial is now available at Manolo Salons A change in seasons is just around the corner, and for many of us, the cold days of winter bring more than just a rosy glow to the cheeks; they also bring uncomfortable dryness to the skin of the face, hands and feet. The combination of harsh, cold temperatures outside …

So long, summer; welcome, fall!

Repair summer-damaged hair and transition to new fall styles As summer fades into fall and we trade our sundresses and sandals for blazers and boots, it is also time to tend to our tresses! The summer sun, the beach and the pool, while fun for us, have wreaked havoc on our hair, leaving it dry, frizzy, brittle and unmanageable. While …

New Kérastase Couture Styling Collection Now Available at Manolo Salons

9 New Couture Styling Hair Products to Try! Always on the cutting edge of innovation to treat, protect and improve hair, Kérastase Paris has created a new dimension of luxury styling. The premium hair care products in the Couture Styling Collection, which includes 11 high-performance formulas, have become an important part of providing the very best hair care for the …

Dallas Embraces European Style, American Sensibility at Popular Manolo Salons in Uptown

Trendsetting and World-Renowned Llongueras Technique Underscores Successful Expansion for International Hair Stylist and Image Consultant, Manolo Colmenero FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 2013, DALLAS — Touted as one of the most exclusive salons in University Park’s Snider Plaza, Llongueras is now Manolo Salons. International Stylist and Image Consultant Manolo Colmenero expands his presence in the Metroplex adding this new salon location …

Spring Into Beauty With Hot Hues and Dramatic Colors

Spring is a time to celebrate new beginnings and new beauty trends. The darker and dazzling winter styles are being replaced with cotton candy colored hair, jewel-toned shadows and bold lip looks. Manolo of Manolo Salons describes this spring’s beauty trends as lively and lovely. “Spring is a time to start anew and to be playful, even with your makeup,” …

Best Beauty Gift Ideas for the Holidays

If you’re looking for a unique and special holiday present consider this: the gift of beauty is one that keeps on giving! Personalized spa packages are a great gift that can be customized for the one you love. As a professional stylist and image consultant, Manolo offers a well-informed, global perspective on the best beauty gifts for the 2012 holiday season.

Truth About Your Hair and Heat

World-renowned hair stylist Manolo provides expert advice on using heat styling products.When it comes to hair care, we tend to believe that heat is a necessary evil. We know that heat is one of the primary causes of hair damage. Blow drying, flat irons, curling irons and hot rollers can weaken or destroy your hair’s vital proteins and deplete the …

Pop Quiz: Where Does Your Skin Fit In?

The Fitzpatrick Skin Type is a skin classification system first developed in 1975 by Thomas Fitzpatrick, MD, of Harvard Medical School. His skin classification system and its adaptations are familiar to dermatologists. In order to determine your Fitzpatrick Skin Type, our quiz measures two components (genetic disposition and reaction to sun exposure). Types range from the very fair (Type I) …

The Importance of Properly Caring For Your Skin

In the first part of our series, we discussed general skin care. This month, we would like to address the therapies that can be most effective for your facial skin. Experts agree that for best results any skin care regimen should be tailored specifically to the individual and include the initial cleansing; however, when further seeking to improve the overall …

Make Valentine’s Day All About You!

Are you trying to figure out exactly what you can do to make that big date on Valentine’s Day really lasting and special? You could buy a new outfit, make reservations at the finest restaurant, or prepare a candle lit dinner just for the two of you. No matter where you are or what you do, it’s you that makes …

Treat Your Skin Right In Three Easy Steps!

Does it sometimes feel like nothing you do for your skin is right? Are you having daily battles with dry, flaky skin or oily, acne-prone areas? You might want to consider that your skin care routine (or lack of one) is doing more to contribute to these problems than fix them. In fact, many soaps, toners, cleansers, and moisturizers, as …

What Holiday ‘Do is New and Is It for You?

Fall is here and winter is just around the corner producing new and trendy hairstyles to show off at exciting events and seasonal parties. Finding just the right hairstyle for you may mean you need to consider visiting your local hair salon to find out which of the following ideas will help you unleash your fashion savvy and discover your …

Don’t be a Slave to Your Hair Dryer – Try Scrunching!

If you are tired of working with a blow dryer all the time, you are not alone.  As an alternative, try scrunching your hair for a timeless, carefree look that looks salon fresh.  Scrunching creates texture and movement that is complimentary to nearly all hair types, lengths, and cuts.  This technique has been compared to crumpling up a piece of …

Feathering – A Hot New Look to Strut Your Stuff

People have been weaving feathers of all kinds into their hair for centuries, but the look has now become one of the hottest trends in hairstyles.  While there is some competition for credit regarding just who started this trend (Seattle, Los Angeles, or Denver), the reality is the look is not just for the rich and famous (think Steven Tyler, …

How To Win The Battle Over Hair Loss And Love Your Brush Again

Hair loss, whether sudden or progressive, is a condition that can strike fear into the heart of men and women alike! It is that secret dread that even in this day of communication overload, it is still a very a private issue. And when spoken about humor often overtakes the conversation to mask uneasiness. So let’s do something different; let’s …

Keratin Treatments – Are They Really Safe?

If you ask what treatment has the ability to smooth out naturally curly or frizzy hair, the popular keratin hair treatment is probably the one that comes to mind first due to recent controversy regarding product safety. What is Keratin and even more important, what does a keratin treatment do? Keratin is the network of proteins that gives hair its …

Do-It-Yourself vs. Professional Salon Color

Salons stylists in Dallas are often called upon to help reverse the devastation resulting from bad over-the-counter-color experiences. Although commercials make the model throwing her hair across her shoulder look enticing and the instructions included with the product make the process sound simple and easy; without the discipline of professional study and practical experience the slightest misstep may yield results …