• Why does my hair seem to lack moisture after I blow dry?

    (As published in the “Experts Explain” section of a March 2016 edition of the Lake Stevens Ledger.) During this time of year I have noticed that a lot of my clients suffer with dry hair while styling. I have found that Redken Pillow Proof Express Treatment Primer is an amazing product to help nourish, hydrate and […]

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    March 14, 2016 By Elle Marie Hair Studio
  • What is the purpose of a clarifying shampoo?

    (As published in the “Experts Explain” section of a February 2016 edition of the Lake Stevens Ledger.) If you hair is misbehaving, it could be due to product or environmental buildup. Clogged hair follicles cause hair not to grow and it builds up on the hair weakening the strands. This, in turn, causes it not to […]

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    February 17, 2016 By Elle Marie Hair Studio
  • Kenleigh’s Hair No Longer a Battle

    Doing Kenleigh’s hair is no longer a battle for me. She doesn’t cry at all. Which if you had ever seen her get her hair done before you know this is a miracle. I use these simple steps. Wash her hair every night with Honest Company Shampoo and Conditioner. (I would use Redken, but they […]

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    October 3, 2014 By Elle Marie Hair Studio
  • How often should I wash my hair?

    (As published in the “What the Pros Know” section of the September 10, 2014 edition of the Lake Stevens Journal.) You shouldn’t necessarily wash your hair every day. Don’t get this advice confused with not BATHING every day. Do that! For some, washing your hair every day strips the natural oils from your hair that […]

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    September 3, 2014 By Elle Marie Hair Studio
  • Pamper Yourself Perfect

    Originally Published April 30, 2014 Have you been hearing all about the newest trend of blow out bars? Do you spend a good portion of your mornings figuring out the best way to tame your mane? Well, look no further than your local Elle Marie Hair Studio. A blow out, or shampoo and blow dry, […]

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    April 30, 2014 By Elle Marie Hair Studio
  • Are you using expired haircare products without realizing it?

    (As published in the “What the Pros Know” section of the April 9th, 2014 edition of the Lake Stevens Journal.) It is time to think about throwing away some of those outdated beauty products you have saved up in your bathroom. You may be applying products thinking they are giving you volume or smoothing your hair […]

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    April 2, 2014 By Elle Marie Hair Studio
  • How do I transition from summer blonde to a darker blonde/brown for fall? I’m scared!

    (As published in the “What the Pros Know” section of the September 11th, 2013 edition of the Lake Stevens Journal.) Here in the Northwest, our summer sun is super damaging to hair, with all the UVA and UVB rays. Environmental conditions open up the cuticle and inner structure of the hair. One of the best ways […]

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    September 6, 2013 By Elle Marie Hair Studio
  • Shine like the sun

    We are finally starting to have a little sun in the Northwest and that means your hair might start feeling a little dry! If that is the case I would add a leave-in treatment to your regimen! I love our Redken Polishing Prep. This simple but useful product is sprayed on when you get out […]

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    May 9, 2013 By Elle Marie Hair Studio
  • Sexy, Romantic Valentine Hair

    (As published in the “Elle-gant Style” section of the Mill Creek Influence Magazine, February 2013. Download a .pdf copy.) Ladies, it is February and love is in the hair! There are a number of different approaches to create the ultimate romantic style. For someone like myself with shorter hair, I prefer something cheeky and fun – a look […]

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    February 1, 2013 By Elle Marie Hair Studio
  • Elle-gant Style – January 2013

    (As published in the “Elle-gant Style” section of the Mill Creek Influence Magazine, January 2013. Download a .pdf copy.) Have you ever wondered why your hairstylist’s hair always looks so good? Or why your hair never looks as good as it does when you leave the salon? I have the answer…PRODUCTS!! No matter who you are, where you […]

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    January 9, 2013 By Elle Marie Hair Studio