Ask a Stylist

Crescent LoMonaco is the owner of Salon Monaco in Carpinteria. She's been a stylist for 10 years and is happy to take your questions, which you can send to

Dry Scalp Is Dry Skin

Ask a Stylist tells you how to deal effectively with it. Read story.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Growing It Out

Ask a Stylist advises on how to get out of shaved-head phase. Read story.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Duff and Dandruff

Ask a Stylist talks about what is up on your scalp. Read story.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

What to Do About Green Hair

Ask a Stylist explains that it’s actually oxidized copper that creates swimmers’ signature color. Read story.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Black to Blonde

Ask a Stylist explains exactly what it’s going to take. Read story.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Whose Hair Color Is It, Anyway?

Ask a Stylist explains how to get the formula. Read story.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Cheating on Your Stylist

If the new stylist doesn't work out, will the old one take you back? Read story.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

How to Cover Gray

Ask a Stylist takes on the age-old question, concluding that it depends on whether or not you want to look like Roy Orbison. Read story.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Sharing Hair

Ask a Stylist explains how easy it is to donate hair to make wigs for those who need them. Read story.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Perfume Fights

Ask a Stylist describes proper and improper ways to apply scent. Read story.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Fake Nails Rule

Ask a Stylist is all about acrylics. Read story.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Chemo and Your Hair-Do

Ask a Stylist has the answers fashionable cancer survivors need to know, such as, when can I color my hair? Read story.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

All Kinds of Bald

Ask a Stylist answers question of what men hope to achieve by shaving their heads. Read story.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Make My Hair Look Like That

Ask a stylist takes on the matter of bringing a photo to your stylist. Read story.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Stay Stylist and Save Money Too

Ask a Stylist has very helpful hints for making the most of a reduced salon budget. Read story.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009
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