To Blog or Not To Blog…

Jason_and_MelissaAs we enter a New Year (2016), one thing I have on my “to do” list, is to start an official More Than Curly blog. Please know that I (Jason) am not a polished writer, but do like to express thoughts and communicate with people. One thing you would probably expect, is that Melissa and I talk about the Salon constantly. We discuss how to make things better, what works, what doesn’t work, how to make the client experience better, how to help the stylists become more skilled in Curly Hair, and become better service providers, and how to improve our overall footprint on the Curly World in a trailblazing and positive way.

Melissa and I have been in business since 2011, and have learned so much, but for sure DO NOT know everything. One thing we would like to do, is learn and grow by hearing your thoughts in response to our future blog posts, and perhaps this can be a forum as well, for Melissa to offer Curly hair tips and simple visual demonstrations to YOU, our valued clients. (Still trying to figure out what blog format best serves you).

In the comment section below, you will be able to provide feedback on the various posts, and believe me, we take all suggestions and comments to heart. For starters, we would love to hear from you, the things you are interested in hearing about on our blog page, or whether or not a More Than Curly blog is even something you are interested in?

Thanks for your ongoing business, friendship and support, and we are eagerly looking forward to hearing your thoughts!

12 replies
  1. Nikita Rothenberg
    Nikita Rothenberg says:

    A blog is a good idea for discussions pertaining to styles and products. Thank you for having the salon and the products you offer. In the past I switched to different products not offered in the salon. However, I realized the products you sell work best. Thanks again!

  2. Rachel Williams
    Rachel Williams says:

    Hi Jason and Melissa,

    I would love to subscribe to a More Than Curly blog! I would also love video demonstrations! Things I would be very interested in learning about are:
    -all natural products you can use to grow healthy and long hair
    – how to deal with dandruff naturally
    – different style tutorials for natural hair at different lengths
    – different curl defining techniques

    Love you guys! You have taught me to love my hair and the natural beauty God gave me! Thank you!

  3. TeLee
    TeLee says:

    Happy New Year Melissa and Jason, thanks for all you do in helping us take care of our curls. I’m excited about the blog. Do you think you will ever carry Luv Naturals in your salon? Wishing you miracles and blessings in 2016!!

    • Jason Vaz
      Jason Vaz says:

      Happy New Year to you TeLee! One thing we are pretty confident about is what products work best for your hair here in Colorado. What do you like best about Luv Natural? Have you had great results while using it here in Colorado? Ouidad and Moroccanoil products have produced the most success in our clients hair, when applied correctly and as recommended by our Curl Specialists. There are a ton of Curly Hair Products out there, most of which are designed for humid environments. We see on a regular basis, the lack of performance, and overall damage most of these “natural” products produce once you’ve been in Colorado for a few months on Naturally Curly Hair.

  4. Ruth Percival
    Ruth Percival says:

    Hi Jason & Melissa
    Thrilled about your curly blog. I look forward to tips on caring for “aging” curls & fun hair coloring trends & hairstyles to keep update! 😃 Ruth P.

  5. Alicia
    Alicia says:

    I think this is a wonderful idea I already value your guys salon so much you’re always so helpful and I always leave loving my hair. I would love to see demonstrations, and also knowing how to classify my hair because I always see on how the blogs 3C,4C, etc and it would be helpful to know what hair type I have to be able to better shop for products. Also personal recommendations on products for clients would be super helpful I love the work you guys do I can’t wait to see where this blog goes! 🙂

  6. Laura M.
    Laura M. says:

    Hi Jason and Melissa!
    Just leaving a note to express my excitement in regards to your blog. I look forward to having a trusted forum in which learn how to better take care of my curls!
    Keep up the awesome work and Happy 2016!

  7. Antoinette McNair
    Antoinette McNair says:

    Hello. I’m interested in how to take care of hair during the cold winter months without using protective; not into braids or wigs.

    • Jason Vaz
      Jason Vaz says:

      Hi Antoinette! Melissa can for sure blog about that more in depth in a future post, but for now, you want to keep your hair wet when putting in conditioners as well as products here in Colorado. Why? Because that traps in the moisture that is lost here in our semi-arid environment. In more humid climates you can use a T-shirt first to absorb extra water before applying products. This will help the curls to dry faster so hair doesn’t stay wet all day. Winter time in Colorado means dry air, which will wreak havoc on your curls. Keeping them hydrated by pat drying your hair after showering, not towel or blow drying, and a good leave in conditioner usually does the trick. Depending on your texture, we recommend a Moroccanoil Intense Hydrating Mask, or a Ouidad 12 Minute Deep Conditioning Treatment more regularly during the dry months here in Colorado. Both treatments come free with any paid hair service at the Salon. Of course, having a good foundation in how your curls are cut makes a big difference too.


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