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THE REDKEN GUIDE TO BLONDE HAIRCARE ~ Swerve Salon

Maintaining the tone and health of blonde hair requires the right combination of products. Whether you’re dealing with damage from bleach or trying to keep brassy hair at bay, blonde hair has very unique and specific needs. Redken has a specific regimen to help tone, nourish and brighten blonde hair. Read on to discover the … Read more

Stunning Images of Balayage Brown Hair That Make Us Want to Call Our Colorist ~ Swerve Salon~

We’ve already rounded up our favorite blonde balayage looks for summer (and beyond) then we moved on to a slightly different color technique and put together a list of our favorite brown ombré looks. What’s the difference between balayage and ombré, you ask? Ombré hair starts off dark and transitions to a lighter shade at the ends. Balayage, on … Read more

30 HOTTEST RED HAIR COLOR IDEAS TO TRY NOW – Swerve Salon Chicago

When it comes to high-impact hair colors, nothing beats red. Whether entirely subtle and soft or totally bold and vibrant, red hair colors are attention-grabbing and awesome. If you’ve ever thought about going red, now’s certainly the time. The color is hotter than ever and completely on-trend. Best of all, anyone can become a redhead … Read more

Easy Summer Hairstyles, Perfect for Medium Length Hair

Summer is the perfect time to experiment and take risks with your look. With rooftop hangouts, music festivals, beach days and countless other celebrations on the horizon, summer offers so many opportunities to step out in a new hairstyle. If you are looking for a fresh new hairstyle to flaunt this summer, get inspired with … Read more

Blondes have more fun at Swerve!

Blonde Hair Specialists in Chicago At Swerve Salon, our stylists specialize in treating blonde hair – both maintaining and helping women and men go successfully from dark to golden locks. “All of our stylists have unique strategies to help achieve all varieties of blonde – from platinum to strawberry, and everything in between”, says the … Read more

SO, YOU WANT TO GO BLONDE? 10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE LIGHTENING OR BLEACHING YOUR HAIR

Blonde hair, don’t care? Not so much. Blonde hair can be higher maintenance and going (and staying) blonde requires some TLC in order to stay looking fabulous. So, if you’re considering going blonde for the first time or simply want to change up your already blonde strands, here are 10 things that you should know … Read more

13 BEST BALAYAGE HAIRCOLORS FOR SHORT HAIR

Think a Balayage can only look stylish on longer locks? Think again! In fact, there are dozens of Balayage haircolors for short hair that are absolutely stunning. When it comes to finding the best Balayage for short hair, it’s all about creating light and dimension. For shorter hair, you want to highlight movement and depth … Read more

Ombre vs. Balayage: What is the difference?

If you’re ready to change up your haircolor and you can’t decide between Ombre and Balayage because, well, you can’t know the difference between Balayage and Ombre: you are not alone. Redken Artist Marie-Eve Faucher admits it can be hard to understand what sets them apart and which one is right for you. Let Marie-Eve along with fellow Redken Artists Jaclyn Harwood and Twylla … Read more

10 OMBRE HAIRCOLOR IDEAS TO TRY NEXT

Hair trends come and go, but ombre haircolor is here to stay. The idea behind the ombre haircolor trend is simple: hair is darker at the roots and becomes lighter at the ends, or vice versa. It’s a gradient haircolor technique that became a staple in the hair world, and it’s clear why. Not only … Read more