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Sunday, November 27, 2011

Mitt Romney's Presidential Hair

Is Mitt's hair too perfect?  If you were going to style this man's hair would you change it.
Well his stylist would.   Leon De Magistris, Mitt's stylist said that for years, he has tried to persuade Romney, 64, to loosen up his look by tousling his meticulous mane.
“I will tell him to mess it up a little bit,” said De Magistris, 69. “I said to him, ‘Let it be more natural.’”
The suggestion has not gone over well.
“He wants a look that is very controlled,” De Magistris said. “He is a very controlled man. The hair goes with the man.”
Romney’s is a restrained, classic look: short at the neck, neat on the sides and swept back off the forehead. “It is not something stylish,” De Magistris noted. “It is clean and conservative.”
The cut is so recognizable that men in this well-heeled suburb of Boston ask for it by name.
“The Mitt,” they whisper to De Magistris from the red vinyl chairs in his upscale salon, Leon & Co., a few blocks from the sprawling home where Romney raised his family.
De Magistris, who gave Romney a $70 trim three weeks ago, agreed to share some of the secrets behind his most famous client’s coiffure in between haircuts the other day.
No, he said, Romney does not color his hair. Any such artificial enhancement, De Magistris said, “is not — what do you call it? — in his DNA.”
Despite holding its shape under all but the most extreme conditions, it is gel and mousse-free. “I don’t put any product in there,” he avowed.  So add "The Mitt" to your salon menu.  Offer it to all of your controlled, well heeled business men. 

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Magnetic Polish

Crackle is dead.
I know it is no surprise to anyone that the craze for has died an abrupt death. Everyone finally has inventory to sell of the product and now no one wants it. So what is next? Magnetic polish. The polish has metal dust that rises to the top when you hover a magnet over your nail before the polish drys. It creates a 3D ripple effect. It is quite cool with certain colors. Watch the video for a demonstration. I have heard from many manufacturers working on putting out their own version before the end of the year. There is about an extra 10 minutes involved with the application compared to your typical manicure. Is it the next big thing? ..........I think it is.