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3 Ways to Reduce Cosmetic Waste

Doing Our Part to Reduce Cosmetic Waste It’s no secret that cosmetic waste is a huge problem, but what you may not know, is that the hair industry has been a major contributor to the problem for way too long. It’s only been within recent years that major manufacturers of hair products have felt the pressure to reduce their carbon footprints by becoming more sustainable and earth-friendly brands. Garnish has not been ignorant of this fact and we have put into practice several methods to reduce waste in and around our salon practices. Moving toward completely paperless salon practices, investing…

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Garnish Green Model Call

What is Garnish Green? Garnish Green is our in-studio stylist academy where our team has the opportunity to learn the ins and out of being successful stylists and extension experts. As part of their Garnish training, each new hire is. enrolled in the academy and must successfully complete and show mastery in technical skills such as cutting, coloring, and chemical processes, in addition to the rigorous training in the many extension methods that they will be expected to perform as a stylist on the floor at Garnish. Each stylist is expected to show mastery of the learned techniques by inviting…

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Extension Maintenance Doesn’t Have to be Scary

It may be spooky season, but caring for and maintaining your extensions does not have to be scary. Today we are sharing easy maintenance tips from each of our stylists for how you can make sure that your mane does not become a nightmare this fall season Tips From Our Team Mot: Don’t be scared to brush all the way to the tippy-tippy top of your row. I have noticed with a lot of guests that they don’t want to snag or pull at the row; however, you want to make sure that you brush all the way up to…

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Don’t Let Fall Fashion Fu¢k Up Your Hair

Tangle Free Fashion As we get into fall, many of us are excited to be pulling out our comfy, cozy cold-weather wear. Chunky sweaters with big cowl necks, hats, beanies, and toboggans, and eventually our warmest wool coats and scarves to keep us fashionable and warm. You’ve already been in to get your fall color update, and your hair is looking AMAZING; so before you suit up for fall, we have a few tips for you to follow to keep your fashion from ruining your hair. Knitted scarves, hats, and heavy, hooded coats might be keeping you warm, but these…

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BTS: The Garnish Education Grind

If you know anything about Garnish, you probably know that education is one of the most important facets of our salon. We pour a huge amount of time and energy into all kinds of different trainings and education, and we thought we’d take a moment to share with you all the amount of effort and work it takes to be a stylist inside of Garnish. First, we want to brag on two very special stylists—Reece and Amani. Reece has just hit his two and a half year mark, and Amani is at one year and some change. Over this time,…

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Garnish Academy: Class is back in Session!

Recently, Candice had the opportunity to go out to the Paul Mitchell School in Raleigh alongside her apprentice team to speak to the students there. We interviewed her about the experience and why it was so important to her. K: Tell us about why you were at the Paul Mitchell School. Candice: I’ve been in the industry for 17 years and last year I created the Garnish Academy, my apprenticeship program. Through that program I’ve been able to invest back into the industry and help guide two new stylists through their first year (plus) out of school. I’ve seen what…

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Niko Takes the West Coast

The Garnish Education Series Niko Takes the West Coast A few weeks ago we introduced our Education Series, detailing why education is so important to us, and how it benefits both our stylists and our guests. If you missed that post, you can read all the deets here (link to education post). We wanted to give you the behind-the-scenes as each of our stylists adventured to different cities for their classes. First up, Niko Jones takes the West Coast… Name of Class: Color Correction Foilayage Class Location: San Diego, CA Educator: Ashley Norman (@ashleenormanhair) We asked Niko a couple of…

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