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The Best Hair Accessories For Winter
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 9:40am
When the weather gets cooler, it’s easy to turn your favorite stocking cap or beanie into your go-to accessory for the season. Lower temps and the longer to-do list this time of year with parties, shopping and obligatory events have us all short on time. But these events are just the reason why you should experiment with some of winter’s best hair accessories.
Winter Hair Color Ideas To Try This Year
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 9:47am
Whether you love winter for its happy holidays and outside chill or you can’t wait for the long days of summer once more, adding color to your hair can bring a little extra sparkle to your season. With no shortage of events beginning with December holidays to Super Bowl parties and Valentine’s Day, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to show off your hair.
Time to Give Thanks: What We’re Thankful For This Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 9:27am
November is typically a time for reflection on thankfulness - recognizing the things, people and aspects of life that we appreciate. Expressing gratitude is a proven way to lift your spirits, reduce stress and improve your overall health. So, to celebrate the season and give thanks, we wanted to share some of the things for which we’re thankful.
Our Favorite Men’s Haircuts For The Holidays
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 4:31pm
Gentlemen, it’s that time of year again when you’re prepping for holiday occasions, family photos, parties and maybe even a winter wedding. You’ve got your outfit (or maybe it’s been picked for you) and you’re ready to make holiday memories. But instead of settling for your go-to hairstyle, how about trying a new haircut for the holidays?
The Best Party Hairstyles for This Holiday Season
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:35am
It’s November already - the holidays will be here before you know it! That means family get-togethers, holiday parties and other special seasonal events are just around the corner. To get you in the holiday spirit, we’ve gathered a few of our favorite party hairstyles.
Facial Hair & Beard Care
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 9:13am
Well, guys, here we are in the first week of November, and you’ve probably heard talk of Movember, No-Shave November and various other organizations or movements dedicated to cancer prevention and education, as well as mental health causes. Whether you’re supporting one of these worthy movements or are just looking for a reason to become a beardsman, read on for some grooming and maintenance tips to keep your facial hair and/or beard the envy of your fellow fellas.
Scary or Sweet? The Best Kids’ Halloween Hairstyles This Year
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 10:23am
The witching hour is upon you, and you need some serious magic to put the finishing touches on the kids’ Halloween look. Whether you’ve planned their costumes for weeks in advance or are in a mad, last-minute rush to DIY, we’ve got Halloween hair ideas to bring it all together. With no time to spare before trick-or-treating is underway, take a look at these frightfully easy options.
The Best Hairstyles for Men with Beards
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 2:16pm
Hey guys – it’s nearly No-Shave November, the annual tradition of ditching the razor for a month to help increase cancer awareness. To kick off your repreave from the razor, we’ve put together some of our favorite hairstyles for men with beards.
Stylist Life Q & A: What’s to Love & Staying Inspired
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 10:24am
If you’ve ever wondered about becoming a hair stylist, you’ve probably pondered what exactly it would be like day-to-day, working in a salon environment, with all types of guests and most importantly, if you would fit in.
What Does Your Hair Color Say About You?
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 10:20am
After meeting someone new and getting to know them a little better, have you ever learned that the person had a perception of your personality based on looks alone? Although it’s certainly true that “you can’t judge a book by its cover,” people still let looks guide their perceptions about others, taking into consideration their facial features, demeanor and you guessed it, hair color, among many other physical characteristics.
How to Protect and Maintain Colored Hair
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 10:36am
With so many hair colors to choose from nowadays, you have endless options available to help give your style a boost – whether you decide to add a few babylights for a subtle pick-me-up or go all-in with a bold new all-over color. While coloring your hair is very common, with over 70 percent of U.S. women doing it, it’s very likely that only a small fraction of those ladies actually know how to protect and maintain their color.
New Hair Color This Fall
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 12:27pm
With a new season upon us this week, you may already be looking forward to those beautiful shades of red, yellow, orange and brown that come along with cooler weather. And we’re not just talking about leaves – why let the trees have all the fun? Take a little inspiration from the season – and Mother Nature herself - and transform your look as well!
Explore the Rainbow: Gorgeous Non-Traditional Hair Colors to Try
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 9:44am
Non-traditional, fantasy colors, fashion colors, vivid hair, bright hair, unicorn hair – whatever you want to call it, it’s no longer just for quirky artists or punk kids looking to make a statement. This color trend has steadily become more mainstream and is more acceptable (and sought-after) now than it has ever been.
The Best Hairstyles for Mature Women
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 11:48am
Maybe, like so many others, you grew up envisioning women over age 60 with grey hair pulled into severe-looking buns or cut short with the tightest of perms. In fact, that is how generations of women wore their hair, either because of societal conformity or ease. Fortunately, time has taught us the best hairstyles for older women are ones that aren’t all that different than great hairstyles for any age.
A Nod to the Bob: Our September Haircut of the Month
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 3:24pm
What better time to try a new hairstyle than the changing of the seasons? Yes, we know it’s not fall quite yet, but you have to admit, once Labor Day is over and the reality that autumn is right around the corner sets in, it’s a wonderful time to start thinking about a new look for fall.
Top Haircuts for Men with Thin Hair
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 9:24am
Guys, it may not be today, tomorrow or even next month, but at some point in your future, you may have to accept that your hair is thinning. Or, let’s consider another scenario: you were born with thin hair. Either way, not to worry. We’re here with some of the top haircuts for men with thin hair, to keep you looking and feeling great.
Going Grey
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 8:57am
Grey hair’s association with old age is being turned on its head. Now, silvery grey tresses are in demand from fashion-aware young adults, and older generations are taking pride in their well-earned color change. While styles may vary across age groups, you and your grandparents may have more in common now than either of you expected.
The Best Haircuts for Boys
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 5:39pm
Summer’s quickly drawing to a close and school will be back in session soon. We know your back to school to-do list is a mile long, so we’ve gathered some of the best haircuts for boys and girls to help you send the kiddos back to class with a style that makes the grade. 
Our Favorite Five-Minute Styles
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 9:34am
We get it. Sometimes there’s just not enough time to get every hair perfectly styled in its place. And other times, it’s a struggle to do any styling at all. But just because you’re short on time - whether on purpose or not – doesn’t mean your look has to suffer. You still want to look stylish and put-together, despite your time constraints actually putting it all together.
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 9:26am
School supplies, checkups, immunizations and new clothes are likely on your list before sending your littles back to class. If you haven’t already, don’t forget to add back to school haircuts for your kids. Whether they need a quick trim for healthy looking hair or a new style, our stylists are ready to help. Need some inspiration? Consider these three fantastic haircuts for school-aged girls.
Do I Really Need to Use Heat Protectant?
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 11:46am
We get this question a lot from our customers: Do I really need to use a heat protectant on my hair? In short, yes, you do. But depending on the frequency of your heat-styling and blow-drying, as well as your own personal styling routine, you might be able to vary the level of heat protectant usage.
Everything You Need to Know About Layered Hair
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 10:34pm
Longing for a way to take your look to the next level without chopping your locks? Give layers a try. Layered hair blends shorter strands into the length to create movement and remove weight. From light, non-uniform detail layers that show off your hair color to extreme layers that remove the most weight, layers create shape in the interior of your cut and are the defining personal expression in many styles. 
July Haircut of the Month - Three Takes on the Low Fade Hairstyle for Men
Friday, July 12, 2019 - 11:44am
Guys, when you get a haircut, what do you ask for? A little off the top, more off the sides and back? Longer on top but shorter at the bottom? A fade? What kind of fade?
Friday, July 5, 2019 - 10:48am
It seems that everything comes back into style eventually (like it or not). Every decade or two what’s old is new again (and again). One throwback look we’re loving right now is crimped hair.  So, if you still have your crimping iron from back in the day, you’re in luck. 
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 2:45pm
Warm weather is finally here, and you might have already gathered up your quintessentially-summer wardrobe pieces like jean shorts, flip flops and sundresses. Or maybe you’re still searching for that perfect festival outfit, just a little something extra to add a finishing touch to the perfect date night ensemble or something to spruce up your everyday look with some flair.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:39am
It’s important to know what to tell your stylist and how to describe the hairstyle you want, but haircut terminology and style names can be complicated. Sometimes, it may even seem like your stylist is speaking a different language. To help you brush up on your hair lingo, we’ve compiled 10 terms you need to know before your next cut so you’re not left stumped in the stylist’s chair.
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 1:44pm
Timeless. Adaptable. Gorgeous. Simple. Elegant. There’s no shortage of descriptors for the #shorthairdontcare icon that is the pixie hairstyle. And now, we have one more – the Fantastic Sams June hairstyle of the month.
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:37am
Split ends can affect anyone, no matter the length, color, texture or thickness of your hair. You may already be way too familiar with split ends. You like to have long hair and only trim the slightest amounts off as seldom as possible. And you only do this because the split ends are starting to take away from your otherwise-glorious beachy waves. They are the bane of your existence.
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 7:52am
You know that stubborn tuft of hair that stands above the rest? That wayward whorl with a mind of its own that goes against the flow? Yeah, that’s a cowlick. The term gets its name because it resembles the swirling pattern that results in the hair when a cow licks its young.
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 11:18am
Curly hair. Depending on your personality, you love it, hate it or are resigned to it. While it may seem much less versatile than straight hair, if you’re blessed (or cursed) with curly hair, you have more styling options than you might think.
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 11:56am
Dry hair makes every day a bad hair day. Not only is it difficult to manage, but dehydrated locks can look dull and brittle. Keeping your hair hydrated and even restoring moisture to tresses that have seen better days is easier than you might think. Try incorporating these tricks into your hair care regimen to keep your hair healthy and hydrated.
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 11:10am
Curls can deliver plentiful volume, beautiful shape and tons of life to a hairstyle. The trick is finding the perfect curly hairstyle to complement your unique style. To help you find the right look for you, we've gathered up five of our favorite curly hairstyles for women below, from shortest to longest.  
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 9:56am
Beach weddings are romantic with an inherently laid-back vibe that calls for an easy and breezy, undone look. If you’re planning to get married in the sand, check out these casual bridal hairstyles that are perfect for your big day.
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 10:59am
It’s almost May, so dust off the flip flops and get ready for warmer weather (finally!).  You might already be thinking about pool parties, beach adventures, backyard barbecues and other outdoor activities to enjoy the sunshine. While these are some of the best parts of summer, they can also wreak havoc on your locks, causing dried and split ends, faded color, a burnt scalp and more.
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 10:38am
Spring means different things to different people. For many, it means weddings, graduations and proms, all of which require you to look your best. While others may decide your attire for these events (sorry, groomsmen), which hairstyle you sport is up to you. The only rule is that, if you are not the groom, you cannot upstage him (and certainly not the bride!).
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 10:44am
Goodbye winter. Hello spring! The days are getting longer and the air’s getting warmer, making now the perfect time to try out one of these fantastic hair color trends to refresh your look and step into spring in style.
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:21am
Spring is here, and you know what that means: wedding season is right around the corner! Whether you’re the maid of honor, a bridesmaid or cherished guest, here are three elegant and fancy hairstyles to turn heads at the next wedding you attend (when the bride isn’t nearby, that is). 
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 9:43am
Curly hair can be beautiful, but it can also be extremely difficult to style just right. In fact, a frizz-free blow-out can be an all-out battle. But, if you want to perfect your curls, there’s no need stress out. Just check out these tips to style your hair like a pro and get flawless curls that you’ll love.
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 3:02pm
Maybe you’re already a “short hair, don’t care” girl, or you’re thinking about becoming one. And who wouldn’t? Short cuts are everything—quick and easy to style, versatile and adaptable to whatever the day holds. If you’re thinking of going with a shorter look, check out three of the best short hairstyles that are getting attention this year. 
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 3:42pm
Want mega hair volume? Check out these tips to get real-life, runway-ready hair. These foolproof, volume-building tricks will give you maximum volume with minimum effort regardless of your hair type or length. 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 2:16pm
We’re well into the entertainment awards season with stunning celebrities getting as much attention for their gowns as they do for their art. Just as important as “who are you wearing?” are the hairstyles that complete the red carpet look.
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 2:52pm
Are you having trouble finding the perfect hairstyle for you? Maybe you want to show off your unique style with something bold but not flashy, a look that’s classic but not outdated, a style that’s versatile yet distinguished. If this sounds like the look you’re going for, you need to check out our February hairstyle of the month – the pompadour.
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 1:10pm
It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and whether you’re celebrating one month, one year or 25 years, make sure to complete your wardrobe with a gorgeous hairstyle. Below are some of our favorites, perfect for a romantic dinner, double-date or even a Galentine’s celebration. Read on to learn how to achieve each look and ways to add your own variations.
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 12:18pm
Not born with thick, luxurious locks? Or are your tresses thinning with age? Check out these game-changing styling tips and say goodbye to thin, flat, lifeless hair. 
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 2:40pm
Looking for a new hairstyle that’s flattering, versatile and trendy? If you have long hair, then we have just the style for you – long layers with bangs. It’s a fantastic style that works for several hair types, textures and facial shapes. 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 3:59pm
If you have a little one and haven’t yet experienced the thrill (or terror) of your baby’s first haircut, don’t worry. We’ve compiled some tips to help you survive the whole process, hopefully minimizing tears shed from all parties involved. (Yes, mom, that includes you.) So if you think you might be nearing that momentous occasion, read on to help ease the stress of this milestone.
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 2:20pm
Are you looking to shake things up with an exciting new look for the new year? Then, we have just the hairstyle for you. It’s a perfect blend of bold, beautiful and elegant. That’s right, we’re talking about Ombre.  
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 10:45am
When it comes to finding the perfect haircut, it’s important to go with a style that complements both your hair type (curly, thick, thin, etc.) and your face shape (round, oval, square, etc.). Unfortunately, for guys with round faces, finding the perfect hairstyle can be a little more difficult than it is for guys with oval or square faces. 
Fantastic Sams Cut and Color of Edmond, OK storefront
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 3:46pm
A new Fantastic Sams Cut & Color salon has opened in Edmond, OK!  Located 1181 E. 2nd Street, the new salon just opened this past Sunday, January 6, 2019. This is the second salon for proud owners, Scott and Tammy Woodliff. The pair also owns a Fantastic Sams Cut & Color on Lleytons Court, also in Edmond, OK. 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 2:38pm
If you’re someone who regularly gets highlights, Balayage is a term you have probably heard before but might not be 100 percent sure on what it means. For the uninitiated, Balayage is a hair coloring technique that has skyrocketed in popularity in the last few years or so.

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