The Best Hair and Beauty Blogs

The Best Hair and Beauty Blogs

We’ve been doing homework to find you three of the best hair and beauty blogs on the internet! Well, hello friends, it’s  been a few weeks! And you may or may not have noticed that we’ve been away for awhile. But here we are again and we are happy to say, after a little research, Snips […]

Meet 2015 “Head On”

Meet 2015 “Head On”

We’re not going to lie and tell you box color is the worst thing ever for your hair, because we have actually seen some halfway decent results….however… That said…..having “halfway decent” ( which is what you get) vs. truly beautiful healthy vibrant hair color is a pretty major difference…. It’s the difference between drab and […]

Flying Pies? Oh My!

Flying Pies? Oh My!

If you are anything like the rest of us, you probably did some over indulging with your favorite foods over the holidays with friends and family… don’t worry…that’s okay! Trust us when we say, we know that it’s practically unavoidable with all those goodies flying around…     ( Well….it sure feels like the pies were […]

Deck the ‘Do and a Happy Holidays Y’all!

Deck the ‘Do and a Happy Holidays Y’all!

This past week Kevin sent his little elf helper out on the  town to scout out where to pick up some holiday hair bling…and the good news is this:   1. This holiday season there are no shortages of gorgeous hair ornaments in the stores about town! Just a quick walk down the middle section of King […]

Business as Usual

Business as Usual

So by now you’ve all probably heard the good news that Kevin has officially joined the exclusive styling team at Salon Daniel in McLean, Virginia. Rest assured dear clients, his decision to expand his client base to the Georgetown, Alexandria and McLean, Virginia area  won’t deter him from continuing to work his magic on your lovely […]

Pretty Women Unite!

Oh it’s on, people! Master stylist Kevin Sanders is so very pleased to announce that in addition to continuing his services for his longtime loyal customer base at Salon International in Mount Pleasant, he has officially joined the exclusive stylist team at Salon Daniel in McLean Virginia.     With 25 years + experience, Kevin’s unrivaled […]

The Politics of Making People Beautiful One City at a Time

The Politics of Making People Beautiful One City at a Time

Diving into the politics of making people beautiful has been Kevin’s first order of business as he begins his expansion of Salon International of Charleston to the Washington D.C. area. In between scheduling his growing list of Capital Hill, Alexandria and McClean Va., clients, and spreading the word about bringing his expertise on Shrink Link […]

Black Friday Have We Got News For You!

Black Friday Have We Got News For You!

It’s a beautiful thing when a career and passion unite! Those of us “in the know” already know how much Kevin loves loves loves his profession! In fact, he loves being a stylist so much that he’s currently in the process of expanding his business. (What else does a passionate master stylist with over 25 years experience do to […]

Change is a Good Thing

Change is a Good Thing

Lately many of you have probably heard me talking about change, and how in the next couple of months, I’m going to be splitting my time between Washington D.C. and Charleston.  Thank you all for being so supportive through my journey! I know in my heart the change is going to be as good for […]

Part 2: Holla-Do!

Part 2: Holla-Do!

Kevin’s Top Five Favorite Holla~dos for the 2014 Holiday Season! Whether you are in the DIY mode, or planning on heading to our Style-on-the-Go Dry Bar to get “done up” for your holiday event, we’ve gathered what we think are the top five looks for the holiday season.  Glimmer and shine, it’s the Holla-do inspiration […]

Holla Dos:  Do Your Duty and Show Your Hair Some Love this Season!

Holla Dos: Do Your Duty and Show Your Hair Some Love this Season!

  So now that the elections are over for the time being….you still have a call to duty! Whether you’ve got short hair, long hair, fine or thick hair, it’s your “do-to-a tee”  we are talking about here. Check out  Kevin’s top “Holla Do’s hair care tips to turn your lack-luster post election day tresses into luscious […]

Halloween Can Be Such a Drag ( for your face, that is)

Halloween Can Be Such a Drag ( for your face, that is)

Looking great for one night isn’t really worth it if it means you are going to damage your skin for the next two weeks. Who needs a ghoulish breakout? We know that in the spirit of Halloween, you are going to apply pounds of mascara, paints, glue, glitter and goodness knows what else to that […]

What About (the) Bob?

What About (the) Bob?

What about (the) Bob?   We mean “Bob” as in the iconic hairstyle that keeps reinventing itself since its debut in the 1920s! So now you might  be thinking  to yourself , ‘what? It’s 2014 and the bob is still in? What about the bob???!!”   Well, we  do a lot of posts about long […]

A Stroke of Genius!

A Stroke of Genius!

With holiday parties just around the corner, you are probably planning the perfect outfit, complete with sequins, shimmery make up looks and elegant nail art… After all, a girl has to compete with all the holiday glitz if she’s gonna get noticed!   So what about your hair? Well… It’s time to ramp up your look with […]

Don’t Get Naked, Try Going Nude!

Don’t Get Naked, Try Going Nude!

With the change in season coming about, it’s not just time to trade out your sundresses and flip-flops for sweaters and boots.  It’s also time to give your daily make-up products a seasonal overhaul…and in particular, it’s time to trade out your summer eye shadow shades for some rich and earthy fall colors…. And it’s […]

Color, My World…

Color, My World…

If that gorgeous hair shade you left the salon with is not the same color you end up with 3 weeks down the road….(and this might be particularly true for blonde hair which tends to change color the most)…here is something to consider: One cause of fading hair color is oxidation. Oxidation is a natural process […]

The Winds of Change

The Winds of Change

Ever notice how the colors a person wears can affect how we perceive them? Well… according to a recent British study, red and pink, for example, are thought to signal sexual attractiveness, whereas darker colors like black, browns and dark blues convey the impression of authority. Subtle colors like this gorgeous understated come hither (heather) […]

Can We Get A Round of Applause?!

Can We Get A Round of Applause?!

Have you ever made a hair appointment thinking you REALLY want a new look and then…  arrived for  your appointment without actually knowing definitively what that “new look” looks like?  Maybe you’ve even found yourself sitting in the waiting area of your salon, minutes away from the chair, “speed reading” through every magazine out on the […]

Saturday Sexy 1 2 3!

Saturday Sexy 1 2 3!

Ahh  it’s that time of year when the first crisp breezes in the air signal the end of summer. Say goodbye to those hot summer nights and beach blanket bikini weekends… But don’t despair… because when you think about it, there is just something so scrumptious, sexy and romantic about the very idea of an autumn […]

What the Heck Does Tupperware Have to do with Beauty?

What the Heck Does Tupperware Have to do with Beauty?

         Week after week we post articles on all things beauty-everything from finding the right haircare products for your hair type, to the best mascara on the market, to how to achieve the latest in style trends, what haircuts will suit you best, to all the head to toe DIY easy tips […]

Hey Rapunzel, Tie up Your Hair! 10 Tips for growing out your hair.

Hey Rapunzel, Tie up Your Hair! 10 Tips for growing out your hair.

  Recently I met with a client who has been trying to grow her hair out from a short bob to shoulder length…. She hadn’t been in for any maintenance in well over 4 months, and her hair, while longer, was rather dead looking….not good…..So the topic of this week’s blog is about growing out your hair. […]

Heat Waves: The Long…AND…. the Short of It!

Heat Waves: The Long…AND…. the Short of It!

It’s been a real scorcher of a week here in the Low Country, especially  these past few days! And so we thought, why not talk about heat waves?… “>Heat Waves…. No, not that kind silly …Lord knows we don’t need to remind ourselves how bleedin’ hot it is out there.  What we want to focus […]

Wake Up, Pretty! (No, really, wake up pretty…)

Wake Up, Pretty! (No, really, wake up pretty…)

Let’s face it…nobody but nobody wakes up looking picture-perfect (as if!), but seriously now, you don’t have to wake up looking like you were dragged through the jungle in your sleep! Our top 6 favorite effortless “wake up pretty” tips will help you tap into your inner and outer “A.M.azing”-self! 1. After coming home after […]

Beat the Heat Currrrllls, (I mean , Gurrllls)

Beat the Heat Currrrllls, (I mean , Gurrllls)

Okay, so yesterday we showed you the fabulous Lisa Gregory’s video tutorial on how to get big, bouncy voluminous curls with your flat iron. But what if it’s hotter than Hades and you (rightly so) don’t want to go anywhere near a flat iron or any tool that adds heat to the mix? Good News […]

Want Bouncy Beach Hair?

Check out British beauty Lisa Gregory’s great tutorial on how to get bouncy, voluminous beach curls with a flat iron…yes! with a flat iron: Isn’t this technique fab?! Go ahead and try it yourself. We promise, you won’t be disappointed!

This Blog Post Will Save Your Neck!

This Blog Post Will Save Your Neck!

  We asked our clients what would be a good blog topic for the week and one of our dear friends suggested that we talk post something about the subject of skincare and  tanning.  … What springs to our minds immediately on the topic is that if there could be one piece of sage advice we […]

A Whole New “Blocabulary”

A Whole New “Blocabulary”

A great blowout can last for several days (and even up to a week if you have it professionally done.) Recently a good friend of ours flew out from Denver with the thickest, curliest mane you’ve ever seen. She has really enviable gorgeous red, shoulder-blade length hair~ But man…. a few moments in the humidity […]

The Bigger the Hair, the Closer to God

The Bigger the Hair, the Closer to God

If the old southern quip, “ the bigger the hair, the closer to God” has any truth to it, hair extensions are most definitely the new religion in the hair care industry, and one of the hottest trends in Charleston, South Carolina.  And since the technology keeps evolving and has in fact, gotten better and […]

Take Cover!

Take Cover!

By now we all know that UV light damages hair, and is especially brutal on color treated locks as it causes the dye molecules to oxidize and fades your color. Highlighted blondes know this very well because their locks, if unprotected, tend to turn brassy and dry! (photo:courtesy of dailysavings.allyou.com) So, if you’re going to […]

THANKS TO ALL OF OUR ARMED FORCES!!

Salon International Would like to thank our Armed Forces for their support in keeping America safe….   Memorial Day is a US federal holiday wherein the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces are remembered. The holiday… ‎Veterans Day – ‎Confederate Memorial Day  

“NEED LENTGH AND VOLUME”

“NEED LENTGH AND VOLUME”

Kevin Sanders, owner and stylist of Salon International in Mount Pleasant is thrilled to announce he has just returned from L.A! Kevin is now certified in “Extensions Plus.” Visit: http://www.extensions-plus.com/ShrinkLINKS_Landing.html Schedule your free consultation to experience a new level of volume, length and versatility with “Shrink Links.” Everyday is a “good hair” day at… Salon […]

“STYLE ON THE GO”

“STYLE ON THE GO”

  “Style On The Go” Dry Bar  Our dry bar, “Style on the Go,” is coming soon!  We will be offering an array of styles.   You’ll come out looking Fabulous!  The hottest trend is achieving your desired look “on the go.” http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052970204831304576595322366093848 Come in for a dry bar service and get 10% off with […]

ARE YOUR BEAUTY PRODUCTS SAFE?

ARE YOUR BEAUTY PRODUCTS SAFE?

Snips and Tips So!  Do you think your beauty products are safe? Checkout this link by searching for your products you regularly use. http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/

Make-up and Beauty Blog

Make-up and Beauty Blog

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Look Glamorous With Perfect Hair Extensions

Every woman has the right to look glamorous and very beautiful. However; many women tend to forget that, the hair is part of the beauty combination. Well, more and more women are starting to love the look hair extensions give them and how they elongate their hair as well as add to their beauty. Hair […]

A Post Halloween Mask, You Say?

The day after Halloween is a day when your skin is very likely feeling abused from all that extra make-up you decided to pile on your face in pursuit of the best costume prize last night. Even if you won (or not,) your skin is probably not thanking you right about now…   Whether your […]

Fall Back

It’s officially boot and scarf season! We say yay to that! Who amongst us doesn’t look forward to the first cool day when we can accessorize with a favorite pair of boots and a luxurious scarf? (Both men and women look incredibly chic in these sexy staples of the fall wardrobe.) Ahhh, when we think […]

Picture This: Polished Perfect

http://www.polishedhaircare.com/ You’re standing in the shampoo aisle at the drugstore and you’re staring at row after row of hair care products. There are literally hundreds of slickly packaged products for every hair type. A sea of pink, green and blue plastic bottles cry out for your attention as each attempts to subliminally seduce you into […]

SALON INTERNATIONAL is very excited to announce Christiana to our style team. She is now taking new clients. She is ready to serve all your beauty needs

Don’t Let Your Curly Hair be a Summer Bummer Seasonal Tips for Style Curly hair in the Southern summers can be quite the hassle – that is, if you don’t know how to work with it. While it’s certainly true that convincing naturally curly hair to lie down and behave itself is tougher in the […]

Polished Hair Care

We are excited and very proud to announce the arrival of our new STOP A BIRD IN FLIGHT hair spray! The next generation in our hair beauty products! STOP A BIRD IN FLIGHT hair spray has UV protection in a fast-drying hold mist. The texture spray is versatile, with workable action and easy hair placement […]

Kevin Sanders has always wanted to help others look and feel their best. As the owner of Salon International in Mount Pleasant, he has a knack for bringing out the beauty in his clients. At age 21, Kevin enrolled in a cosmetology program at Jordan College, located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. H lerned while attending […]