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  • – Heat Protectant—Is It THAT Important to Use? Featuring Gina Rivera October 4, 2019
    Oct 3, 2019 Taylor Augustin Anyone who has hair knows the struggles of maintaining a perfect mane. It‘s a lot to deal with, and often doesn‘t seem worth the hassle. When you only have a certain amount of time each morning to get ready, sometimes the bare minimum sounds like the call. But not so fast. If you‘re going to... […]
  • – 12 Best Curling Irons for Perfect Waves, According to Hair Stylists featuring Gina Rivera September 30, 2019
    Picking a curling iron can be slightly more complex than choosing a hair straightener. “Depending on the curl or wave you’re working with, you’ll need a different iron for each,” says celebrity hairstylist Paul Labrecque. “Barrel size and the iron’s shape are important to curl style, and the curling iron must have a thermostat control.” Whether you’re... […]
  • – 12 Best Straighteners of 2019, According to Stylist – featuring Gina Rivera September 26, 2019
    Whether you’re goal is to smooth out thick, coarse hair or to gently straighten fine, delicate strands, there’s a hair straightener for you out there. When choosing your next iron, you’ll want to make sure that you find the best one for your hair type and needs. Quality, long-lasting irons are generally crafted with materials like... […]
  • Hairbrained: About a Mirror and a Prayer with Gina Rivera September 26, 2019
    As many of you are aware, I recently embarked on writing my autobiography. I released my first book, “A Mirror and a Prayer”, last spring which outlines my life experiences to date. It begins with my story as a child who was raised in the salon industry. From there, it details my experiences from being... […]
  • Your Tango: 20 Best Flat Irons For Thick Hair featuring the By Gina Flat Iron September 16, 2019
    Tame that hair! When you have thick hair, you expect your flat iron to do a lot of work. And that’s why owning a high-quality one is less likely to damage your hair. You want the best flat iron that is safe and gentle, but also powerful and will get the job done. You may find great options... […]
  • Gina Rivera’s Tip of the Week 9.15.19 September 15, 2019
    Here’s my Tip of the Week: The holiday season is just around the corner. It’s such a busy time that I always like to simplify my schedule by getting my appointment book filled in advance. Here’s some of my recommendations for filling up your books now: – Create a cancellation list that can be used... […]
  • Sunday Edit: Fall Hair Trends, Straight from the Stars featuring Gina Rivera September 13, 2019
    Break out the curlers — fall is here. And with it, our hair styles are going back in time. Think: ’60s, ’70s and ’90s. And since a new season is the best excuse to switch up your look, we chatted with some of the industry’s most sought-after professional hair stylists to give us their take on what... […]
  • Thrive Global – Gina Rivera Feature Story September 10, 2019
    Gina Rivera: “Never be afraid to try new things; This can be scary at times but you must view it as an opportunity to grow” Never be afraid to try new things. I realize that this can be scary at times. However, you must view it as an opportunity to grow. Each time you step... […]
  • Total Beauty: Kristin Ess on the One Purple Shampoo featuring Gina Rivera September 4, 2019
    To read on line visit: image: Kristin Ess The One Purple Shampoo and Conditioner Set, $39.99In case you haven’t noticed… neutralizing brass is really important for blondies. Our last neutralizing recommendation comes from Gina Rivera, celebrity hairstylist and founder of Phenix Salon Suites. “If you want to remove the brassiness in minutes at a... […]
  • – Sweating, chafing, chlorine: Solutions to summer’s biggest hair and skin challenges Featuring Gina Rivera August 20, 2019
    Summer certainly has its perks (among them warm weather, sunny skies and opportunities to hit the beach with family and friends), but with a rise in temperature also comes a wave of new beauty challenges. After all, it can be hard to enjoy the moment when you have sweat (and likely all of your makeup) running down... […]