Gratitude and Thanksgiving

In 2015, certain loved-ones faced, endured and conquered serious health issues.  This itself was monumental and I am continually grateful for their outcomes.

I am thankful for the opportunity to live and work in THE most beautiful area in the world. I have a roof over my head, food on my table and clothes to wear.

My family and friends continuously offer me inspiration, support and unconditional love which never goes unappreciated.  I am fortunate to have a career that never feels like work, even though hairstylist  is a position that is of service to others.  Clients enter Studio LV, allow me their trust to help them with their hair needs.  They  leave with a new look, information and products to care for their style, and feeling fabulous.  The exchange of satisfaction  makes me the lucky one!   My clients are wonderful individuals who also contribute a vast array of enlightenments and fulfillments to my life.  They continually inspire, therefore pushing me to become the best hairstylist I can be.  In return, I take a variety of educational classes and earn new certifications so I can thankfully  provide the latest services, products and technology offered.

I am thankful for being a part of the Platino Salon & Suites Team  which allows many opportunities.  The  beautiful salon enables me to work amongst the highest-qualified and creative hairstylists in Newport Beach who influence and motivate me.  My talented assistant provides help and support not only to me but to everyone who sits in my chair throughout the day, always with a smile.

Most of all, I have health and happiness.  What more can a girl be thankful for?


Hair Tapestry- The New Hair Look!

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Tired of the same-ol’ when it comes to creating a new and different look for your hair?    Clips, feathers, flowers, chalking, headbands and scarves have been the go-to mainstream. Now  there’s a newer, trendier look that’s catching on like wildfire and it’s called Hair Tapestry.

Hair Tapestry is a fresh and easy way to create something original and can add more interest to your Boho waves and end-of-summer styles.

The idea was originally inspired by traditional Andrean tapestries from Argentina but the colors, patterns and variations are limitless. Needlepoint, cross-stitching or embroidery thread is woven through a block of hair using a Tapestry Loom creating colorful and intricate patterns. Utilize your own hair strands, or if you want easy pop-in and take-out designs, try old or left-over clip-in hair weft extensions that are used as the needlepoint canvas. The hair extension technique allows you to preserve your design(s) much longer without any care or maintenance to the tapestry. If deciding to attach directly to your own hair, the design can last a week or so with proper care.

While achieving this  may require some needlework mastery, you can give it a try with very simple and easy-to-find craft supplies. A colorful thread, needle, and a tapestry loom is all that is needed. Weaving the design is as simple as an “over and under” threading. Hide the knots behind the strands and weave in as many colors or patterns as wanted.

Colorful threads are a fantastic way of expressing your attitude without any long-term commitment. Going to a concert?  Weave in some vivid shades.  Attending a dressy party?  Your hair deserves metallic thread that will be a sure hit by adding some bling and texture.

Whatever the occasion and look, this is a quick and easy way to have fun with your hair.

Change up the same-ol’ and show your creativity with Hair Tapestry!


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Holiday Hair Glam!

Holiday parties are approaching quickly and everyone wants to look ravishing at them. Try one of these dazzling hairstyles and show off your divine side! Up-do’s are always worth mastering for any fancy occasion and can be worn in various ways.

The classic French Twist, braided bun, roll and tuck or knotted chignon can compliment your favorite party outfit and make heads turn. These styles can be complimented with a gemstone hairpin and be perfect for “second-day” hair that can look tousled or slightly messy. Just tease, spray, roll and tuck for a five-minute style that looks seductive. Try a fishtail, low-side, or slicked-back ponytail. Ponytails are the trendiest look for 2014 and mastering them is a cinch. Add more allure to them by braiding in a piece of shiny fabric or ribbon. When the outfit calls for wearing your hair long, try shiny spirals or big sexy waves. Make sure to add volume to your hair to give it a look that isn’t “everyday”.


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When really serious about your glamorous looks, try adding Great Lengths or Hairdreams Hair Extensions. A positive side effect is that hair extensions provide a greater amount of hair for extra fullness and volume. The huge variety of combinations of colors, lengths and structures allows for an almost endless number of creative hairstyles. With just a few strands, you can produce striking effects.

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Utilize Great Lengths crazy colors to create a strong impact or subtle balance to any hair design. Choose from a colorfast spectrum of rich jewel tones, pure pigment, primary and soft pastel colors. Apply Genuine Swarovski Crystal strands to inspire a unique statement. For a seamless blend, strands are available in clear, red and blue crystals on black, red, brown and blonde threads. More choices include Hairdreams Effects. Hairdreams opens a wide range of unusual, creative styling options: Jewelry strands made with pearls, Swarovski crystals and metal beads. Strands of colored natural springs, trendy accessories like leather bands and much more. The choices are endless.

Why not make an entrance to your 2014 Holiday Festivities with a sensational hairstyle and individual look that will leave a lasting impression through 2015!

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Do you  wonder why Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, Beyoncé or Steven Tyler have long, thick and beautiful hair?  The answer is hair extensions.

Top-of-the-line hair extension companies such as Great Lengths or Hairdreams were a secret that only Hollywood “A-Listers” and their hairstylists were privy to. We can observe and learn from the celebrities’ new hairstyles and hair extension trends to get our very own look. Nowadays premium hair extensions are a mainstream and available to everyone.



Celebrities Get Hair Extensions for a Number of Reasons.

Actors who play different roles with different looks need to transform themselves quickly.  Typically, their hair can take a beating with all the chemicals used on it.  Bleaching, coloring and bleaching again make it impossible to keep their hair healthy and long.  Many just cut their hair short and have hair extensions installed to solve their problem.  They can quickly have long hair in a completely different color, have bangs without having to cut them into their hair or have a highlighted look without any chemicals.  The transformation is seamless. Also, celebrities are the first people we observe with a new style or trend.  Celebrities are in the “lime-light” and need to constantly look their best.  Hair extensions help to make that possible.


Flawless Hair Extensions with Great Lengths or Hairdreams.

Have you noticed someone’s extensions when a strong wind gusts through their hair?  Has someone in your pilates class hung their head upside down and the extensions are clearly visible?   Top quality hair extensions are natural and undetectable.   You can brush them from the root and braid them. Also, they can be tied in a ponytail un-noticeably.

Great Lengths and Hairdreams carry the highest quality hair that is available. They are either minimally-processed Indian hair or unprocessed European hair. They are composed of 100% human hair with bonds that are made of either keratin(Great Lengths) or crystal polymer(Hairdreams Hair Creations or Laserbeamer Nano) and the removal process is safe and easy.


The Speed of Hair Extensions.

The best news is now premium hair extensions don’t require hours to install. With Hairdreams Laserbeamer Nano, a full head of luxurious hair can take around one hour. They can last 4-6 months with little maintenance and leave no breakage or damage when removed. In fact, high-quality hair extensions can actually HELP you grow your hair long while protecting your own hair.

With fall quickly approaching, a new look for you is just waiting around the corner. Long, beautiful and luxurious hair awaits you.


For more questions and a no-obligation consultation, give Lori Veltri, The Certified Expert in Hairdreams and Great Lengths Hair Extensions, a call to discuss best options for your hair!