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Welcome to the Garbo’s Blog!  Our blog will feature posts on topics ranging from hair tips, beauty recommendations, stylist spotlights, how-to videos and more!  We work hard to keep our topics relevant and interesting and we are always looking for suggestions on what our readers really want to learn!  Have a suggestion?  Let us know!

Fashion Hair Colors by Oak View Mall Hair Stylists
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Spotlight – Omaha Stylists Torrie Craft and Adelia Chavez

We are switching things up this month! Instead of one stylist spotlight, we are giving you a double feature! This month we headed over to our Oak View Mall location and interviewed both @hairbyadeliac and @torrie.vaught.7. Both are super talented in everything they do but have a passion for fashion colors. They love wearing them, applying them and teaching others about them! Read our latest blog post to learn more!

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Hand Tied Hair Extensions
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10 Things You Need to Know About Hair Extensions

Extensions are SO in. Longer, fuller, healthier hair is something we are all after. Hair only grows so fast but when it just isn’t fast enough we turn to extensions. While you may know a lot about this fad, there is so much more to learn! As we prepare to launch our very own brand of extensions, we wanted to share 10 things you need to know about them!

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How to Treat Hair Loss
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National Hair Loss Awareness Month

August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month, a national holiday dedicated to raising awareness around this emotionally taxing condition affecting both men and women. Though the causes of hair loss differ from person to person, the toll on one’s confidence and self-image is the same.

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Omaha Stylist Clair Wight
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Spotlight – Omaha Stylist Clair Wight

I would wager a healthy sum that the majority of you reading this blog post know what it’s like to sit in a salon chair. However, I predict that the majority of you can only imagine what it’s like to actually own a salon and spa. With more than 10 years in the business of running salons and spas, Darcy Michalek, the owner of Garbo’s Salon and Spa, lets us have a peek at the ins and outs of salon ownership and management.

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Owning a Salon and Spa - Darcy Michalek
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Owning a Salon – What is it really like?

I would wager a healthy sum that the majority of you reading this blog post know what it’s like to sit in a salon chair. However, I predict that the majority of you can only imagine what it’s like to actually own a salon and spa. With more than 10 years in the business of running salons and spas, Darcy Michalek, the owner of Garbo’s Salon and Spa, lets us have a peek at the ins and outs of salon ownership and management.

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Omaha Stylist Mikaela Kellogg
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Spotlight – Omaha Stylist Mikaela Kellogg

This month we shine the stylist spotlight on Omaha stylist Mikaela Kellogg. Mikaela joined the Garbo’s family back in January and has been inspiring those around her at the Midtown Crossing location ever since. Having grown up with a passion for art she decided to channel that love for creativity into a career as a hairstylist!

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Men of Garbos - Best Men's Haircuts in Omaha
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The Men of Garbo’s

“The Men of Garbo’s”… It has a nice ring to it! Although it may sound like a hot new band’s name, The Men of Garbo’s are the fantastic male stylists who make up a small, but mighty, percentage of our team. We have been busy sharing why Garbo’s Salon and Spa offers the best men’s haircuts in Omaha, but we wanted to make sure our own guys get the credit they deserve. What better time than Men’s Month to spotlight the Men of Garbo’s?!

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The Difference Between a Barber and a Hair Stylist
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What is the Difference Between a Barber and a Hair Stylist?

What is the difference between a Barber and a Hair Stylist? Well, when it comes to male grooming, guys have a couple of options. Aside from swanky shaving boutiques, “watch sports while you get your haircut” salons, and the classic men’s barbershop, the options for men’s haircuts boil down to two options: a Barber or a Hair Stylist. While knowing the core differences between the two professions can be helpful, we argue that choosing one over the other because of their title isn’t the best way to go.

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Omaha Hairstylist Erica Bang
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Spotlight – Omaha Stylist Erica Bang

This month we shine the stylist spotlight on Omaha Stylist Erica Bang! Erica has been a stylist for the past six and a half years and every single one of those years has been spent at Garbo’s! Read our latest blog post to learn more about Erica in her own words!

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Omaha Hairstylist Kasey Holoubek Profile Photo
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Spotlight – Omaha Stylist Kasey Holoubek

This month we shine the stylist spotlight on Omaha Stylist Kasey Holoubek! Kasey has been working at Garbo’s Midtown Crossing for the past two and a half years – the first two years were as a receptionist and that last six months have been as a stylist!

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More Wedding Hairstyles by Omaha Hairstylist Kayla Benner
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How to Survive Wedding Season

Hopping from one wedding to the next this Spring? Or maybe you are the one tying the knot?! Our latest blog post will help you survive wedding season!

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Workout Hairstyles and Workout Makeup
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Being Active is Beautiful – A Recap of Fitness Month

Staying active, being healthy and working hard are all things we believe are beautiful! We dedicated last month to fitness as we know March can be the breaking point for many people… It’s still cold out, the days are not much longer than they used to be and we are all itching for warmer weather. Sometimes all it takes is a little inspiration to get us back on track so that is exactly what we aimed to provide!

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Omaha Stylist Marcia Harper
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Omaha Stylist Spotlight – Marcia Harper

This month we shine the stylist spotlight on Marcia Harper! Marcia works at our Regency location and is one of our most experienced stylist and longest running employee – she’ll celebrate 30 years with Garbo’s this year! She is also the leader of our fitness club! Since we are in the middle of celebrating the beauty of fitness this month we thought it would be a treat to learn more about Marcia, what she does for our salon and how she has seen the beauty industry change over her 30-year career. Read on to learn more about Marcia in her own words!

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Omaha stylist Leslie Johnson, Village Pointe Salon
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Stylist Spotlight – Leslie Johnson

This month we shine the stylist spotlight on Leslie Johnson! Leslie has worked in the industry for almost thirty years and we have been thankful to have her behind a Garbo’s chair for the past eight. Leslie calls the Village Pointe location home so we caught up with her there to learn more about how she continues to push herself to grow on a daily basis. Read on to learn more about Leslie in her own words!

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Undercutting - Omaha Hairstylist, Antonia Rogers of Garbo's Salon and Spa
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Undercutting

By: Antonia Rodgers Why undercutting?  Haircuts, as we know, are essential to maintaining the length and the shape of a style we find that accentuates

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