Author: Erin

The Beauty Bus

The Beauty Bus Foundation was founded in loving memory of Melissa Marantz Nealy who passed away the age of 28 from a degenerative neuromuscular disease. Melissa loved a good day at the spa. When her ability to leave the home became compromised, Co-Founder Alicia Marantz Liotta, Melissa’s cousin, was able to schedule in-home beauty services through her connections within the beauty industry. Witnessing the hope, happiness and respite these services brought to Melissa, Alicia and Co-Founder Wendy Marantz Levine, Melissa’s sister, were inspired to launch Beauty Bus Foundation.   The Hair Nerds are in awe of the incredible efforts...

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Steve Elias

Steve Elias was born in Southern California, but relocated to Mexico for most of his childhood. After heading back to the United States, Steve completed cosmetology school while finishing high school. After apprenticing at Festoon, a Vidal Sassoon Salon in Berkeley, California, Steve moved on to do editorial work, his true passion. You can see his work featured in trade publications such as American Salon, Modern Salon, and Maly’s. His editorial work has been featured in 7×7, 944, Chaos, Bleu, Dimension, Fantastics, Pref, Prim, Winq, and Men’s Vogue magazines. Steve was a 2009 and 2010 What’s Next Awards finalist....

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Ginger Snap

Ginger Snap adj. [jin-jer snap] A term used for a really HOT red head.  If you have beautiful natural red hair, it’s hard to mimick.  Case in point; Isla Fisher, Julianne Moore, Debra Messing, Nicole Kidman, Lindsay Lohan  (the early years). The problem with natural red heads is they are either really gorgeous or well… really not.   There is no in between in the world of ginger. Whether you were born with it or created your beautiful red hue in a color bowl, The Hair Nerds salute you!  Look at that incredible Ginger Snap… ugh, if only I could bottle that...

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Hairdini noun. [hair-dee-nee] A stylist who magically fixes blazing orange hair and transforms it into a milky platinum blonde.  This stylist transforms the girl next door’s unruly mane into the luscious locks of a Victoria’s Secret model.   Bad Hair Beware.. I have heard legends of the mystical Hairdini.  It is rumored she took a level 1 to 10 in one process with no toner or damage.  ...

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Powder Shower

Powder Shower verb.  [pou-der]  [shou-er] Using hair powder, dry shampoo or Baby Powder (desperate times call for desperate measures) to rock your blow out a fourth day. “I am trying really hard right now to remember the last time I washed my hair. If I’m having this hard of a time it can’t be good.”- Kelly Michael, stylist.   Looks like Kelley has been taking full advantage of the Powder Shower… Here’s to you Kelley and all your hair powder glory..   Powders and Dry Shampoos The Hair Nerds Love:        ...

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  The idea for The Hair Nerds was dreamt up on Flt#705 after a whirlwind trip to the Wella Trend Vision Awards.  Being total hair nerds we spent the entire weekend supporting friends who were nominated, visiting local salons and discussing the beauty industry NON-STOP. We were lacking a place for the hair enthusiast to go and just be, well… A Hair Nerd.  This is our fortress of refuge.  We come here to obsess over new products, upcoming education, trade shows and all things Hair. Hair Nerd-  (hâr) (nûrd) noun. A person, usually a stylist, who no longer cares about what...

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PM Day 2

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