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Boyish Square Cuts

Boyish Square Cuts

In the mood for a chop? Boy short cuts, aka Mia Farrow, are trending on the runways and at Marie-Lou & D. This week in the salon MLD’s Creative Director Leon Gorman created this beautiful modern version of the classic 1960’s beveled cut. The look, which is perfect for creating volume and texture if you have fine hair, was achieved with thinning scissors to remove the weight create that sharp square shape. Check out more of Leon’s on-trend looks here.

Sixties Bombshell Blowout

Sixties Bombshell Blowout

Here’s a look that never goes out of style, the sexy sixties blowout, as showcased by iconic model Jean Shrimpton. The glamorous do is perfect for holiday season soirees says MLD Creative Director Leon Gorman.  “The trick is to create volume with lots of teasing at the crown, it’s also softly flicked out at the ends and looks hot with slightly overgrown bangs”. Make a date with Leon or the MLD creative team for a blow out.

Brazilian Blowout

Brazilian Blowout

Sleek glossy looks ruled on the recent runway and the best way to get into the straight act is to indulge in a Brazilian Blowout. The salon professional smoothing treatment promises to tame the tightest curls and unruly locks thanks to breakthrough bonding technologies that improve the condition of the hair by creating a protective protein layer around the hair shaft to eliminate frizz and smooth the cuticle.

Return of Sexy Punk


Return of Sexy Punk

Runway watch continues as fashion week heads headed to London from New York and then onto Milan.  In London, sexy punk styles ruled at Versus Versace, while sleek side ponytails, pretty headbands and messy retro glamour was also showcased. It’s best to rock Gigi Hadid’s rebellious 90’s punk style at night says MLD stylist and colorist Tre Wyrosdic.  “The look is a loose, edgy bouffant with lots of hair in front to create a sexy overgrown fringe. Applying mousse to damp hair, roughly drying with diffuser and finishing with sea salt spray will give it that lived in, textured look.”

Check out the best hair on the catwalk here.


Beauty update:  A Victoria's Secret Angel shares her beauty secrets

The blonde bombshell South African born, New York based model, who says she switches up her hair stylist regularly to keep her do fresh, let’s us in on the beauty essentials she can’t live without.


Fashion Fix:  Gucci and Prada, ‘Oh, My!’

Gucci and Prada have unveiled their Spring 2018 collections in Milan and both are a riot of color, print and texture with hints of 80’s excess – oversized shoulder pads, disco fabrics and comic motif’s. As for the hair?  There’s no missing Gucci’s fierce, sculptural blunt bobs – hot! 

Enjoy Vogue's round-up of hottest hair and make-up looks here.


Serena Williams on her Baby and Body Shaming

The tennis legend who recently welcomed a daughter (Alexis Olympia) has penned a personal essay that acknowledges her baby has her “strong, muscular, powerful, sensational arms and body” and slams body shamers. “I was born with this badass body and proud of it," says Williams who also thanks her mother for encouraging her to be confident in her own skin.

Read the full story here.


fashion week freshen-up

In celebration of the international fashion collections, make a date with the MLD creative team, many of our stylist whom work their magic for runway shows, to transform your look straight into the new season and enjoy $25 off any cut or color.


The Punk Boy Cut


The Punk Boy Cut

New York Fashion Week is in full swing and trust Tom Ford to deliver seriousl sex appeal in the form of figure hugging dresses, ultra-sheer fabrics, racy micro minis and suiting with razor sharp shoulders. As for the hair, he gave the hottest models of the moment – Kendall, Gigi, and Lexi - short pixie crops with a punk edge.  “I love this look.  It’s the pixie with a modern twist and punky edge with its sharp textured bangs and layers,” says MLD’s Creative Director Leon Gorman.

Check out the best street style from NYFW.


Beauty update:  best cut for curly hair

On the subject of short sexy crops, the boyish pixie cut is also trending right now for curly girls. Discover the best crop for your curls, then make a date with the MLD creative team to take your look (and locks) straight into the now.


Fashion Fix:  the icons party

It wouldn’t be NYFW without a star-studded kick off bash which came courtesy of the Harper’s Bazaar ‘Icons Party’ held at The Plaza, naturally.  And as the name suggests there was A-list overflow including Selena Gomez, The Weekend, Gigi Hadid, Kim Kardashian, Courtney Love (with hair courtesy of MLD’s Leon Gorman) Jared Leto, Cindy Crawford and her model daughter Kaia Gerber, Heidi Klum, and the celebrity list continues.  Get the red-carpet glamour here.


Hillary “What happened?”

From fashion week to politics (though she is responsible for igniting lust for the colored pant suit), Hillary Clinton has released her book ‘What Happened’ detailing her devastation after her surprise election loss.  No matter what side of politics you’re on (we are with her), it’s a fascinating, charming read with plenty of admissions about biting her tongue and sorry for this, but not sorry for that.


hottest hair shades for fall

If the new season has you hankering for a color change, the shades du jour as showcased on the runway are rich natural earthy tones, reflective golden blondes and cute peach hues says according to MLD head colorist Tre Wyrosidic, a master at French balayage, color and highlights.  Make an appointent with Tre or the MDLD creative team and receive a $25 gift certificate toward your session.

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