Staff Picks - Chelsea
Chelsea Dotson, Show Manager for
Paul Mitchell®, contributes to the success of our amazing hair shows, where we meet and mingle with professional hairdressers across the country. From designing new graphics to shopping for wardrobe, Chelsea makes our national events come to life. Since she spends so much of her time interacting with top stylists and discovering the hottest trends at hair shows, Chelsea has great beauty tips to share.

What’s your favorite winter hair trend?

I love loose curls. I like my hair to be a bit messy, so I use my smoothing iron to give my hair the perfect low-maintenance curls for winter!

How do you create curls with your smoothing iron?

I take one-inch sections of hair, spray them with Hot Off The Press® and pass my smoothing iron from my roots, down the length of my hair. When I reach the middle of a section, I turn the iron 180 degrees to create the curl. After curling all of my hair, I use Awapuhi Wild Ginger® Styling Treatment Oil® to smooth any flyways.

Do you have any
insider tips?

Neuro ToolFor fine hair, less is more. Using lightweight liquids like Thicken Up®, as opposed to heavier sprays or foams, works best to increase volume. Hair sleep habits are important too. Avoid hairbands and try a loose braid at night; this helps minimize breakage.

Staff Picks - Chelsea Dotson

How do you deal with split ends and keep your hair looking fresh?

Recently I stopped washing my hair every day. Forever Blonde Dramatic Repair
I use Forever Blonde® Dramatic Repair® on days when I wash my hair and Dry Wash® on the days I don’t. Since adopting this routine, my hair’s health has improved and my split ends seem to be diminishing.

When you shampoo and condition, what products do you use?

Forever Blonde® Shampoo and Conditioner are my shower staples, along with an occasional dose of Platinum Blonde Shampoo. I also do an all-over scalp and hair cleanse once a week using Shampoo Two® and Tea Tree Hair and Scalp Treatment® to remove excess oil.


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