Our Stylist Created The Perfect Halfro!

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LeMetric Model: Geni
LeMetric Hairstylist: Tonya Cardinova
Look at this halfro! Tonya did a phenomenal job on both sides of our gorgeous model’s hair. We do any and every hairstyle you want/need. Book an appointment with Tonya at LeMetric Multicultural Beauty Studio today to get your hair done your way :)

P.S.  Stay tuned for our upcoming hair promotions!

Straight Hair versus Curly Hair

Written By: Sonya Teclai

I have big naturally curly hair that I straighten from time to time.  Personally, I wake up everyday with a new hair desire.  Today, I wanted it bigger.  Tomorrow, I’ll probably want it curlier.  The day after that, I may want it straight.  My hair desires change every single day…among all of the other impulsive desires I have in life.

I find that with straight hair, I look a bit older and more mature/conventional.  Yet, with my curly hair, I look younger and more carefree.  I’ll choose my style based on how I feel/want to feel each day.  Those feelings may/will vary from woman to woman, but there is one thing that I know for certain…I’ve never thought one was ideally better than the other.  Hair is of subjective importance.  Some wear their hair a certain way because they personally love it in that particular style.  Some wear their hair a certain way because they want to be perceived in the manner they feel it is being conveyed.  Others wear their hair a certain way solely because of what others think of it…and some, frankly, don’t give a shit at all.

When I was younger, the conventional standard of beauty was straight hair.  I applied so much heat to my hair throughout middle school and half of high school to fit into that conventional standard…until finally, I stopped caring about it.  A number of factors played into my decision: the constant maintenance/damage of my hair, the rebellious attitude I had (still do), the actualization that I loved my hair until I was exposed to the desire to fit in, and the education I received on the correlation between racial stigma and hair type.  I wanted to stray as far away from the negative aspect of naturally having hair like mine, and embracing it in all of its’ beauty.  I wanted to be an example of projecting that beauty with fearlessness.

The point I am trying to get to is that many of us base our worth on our appearance, whether it is how we appear to ourselves, others, and/or both.  As women, the most important thing to remember in a world of media-driven beauty ideals…is that you are beautiful the way you are, you just have to believe it.  Yes, it is much easier said than done.  Yes, it is EXTREMELY difficult to deviate from the desire to fit into mass societal views of beauty.  Yes, it sounds cliche, yet it is the absolute truth.  The belief alone will birth an infectious and progressive self-confidence, and that is something that most cannot deny.  I don’t know about most of you, but there is a fearlessness that people who own their self-confidence have that I am innately drawn to…which, I then, proceed to emulate.

The battle is not straight hair versus curly hair, because both are expressively beautiful in their own right.  The battle is really you versus you…and once you conquer that and realize it, your hairdo is complimentary to however YOU prefer to look like each varying day.

Check out LeMetric’s model/client, Sheyna Aaron, below talking about both her naturally curly hair and straightened hair, and how both styles affect her day to day life!  Both looks were styled by LeMetric’s very own Carlos Otero (featured in the video, along with LeMetric owner Elline Surianello).  Carlos Otero has also worked on J Lo‘s hair, along with many other amazing clients!  Click on the videos below and stop by the LeMetric website (www.lemetric.com) for multicultural hair services like the ones provided to Sheyna :)

Curly/Wavy/Kinky Hair IS Sexy!

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By Sonya Teclai:

I’ve had big curly hair all of my life, and in its’ entirety it has never been referred to as “Sexy”.  I’ve heard it referred to as “cute”, “fun”, “beautiful”, and several other perky adjectives…but never “sexy”.  I asked several of my other natural-haired friends if their hair was ever referred to as such and they all had the same reaction, a point of actualization that it hadn’t followed by a grimace.  As a young woman, sex appeal is certainly not the only thing I strive for.  In fact, it’s never truly been the objective for my hair styling technique, but the fact that the term “sexy” is almost always exclusively associated with straight and sleek hair bothers me.  Curly hair, wavy hair, kinky hair, and so on are incredibly alluring.  Not only do you see personality radiating from it, but you also see a confidence in deviating from the mass norm of styling…and that type of confidence is incredibly SEXY!

Above all things, I’ve always loved how free my hair feels when it’s natural, big, and bouncy.  When my hair feels free, I feel free, and when I feel free I feel sexy.  If you’ve refrained from wearing your hair naturally with the media-imposed idea that it was not correlated with being sexy…change the way you think now because you, my dear, are the epitome of SEXY.  When you believe it, you will exude it.

Check out some of these other multicultural women with sexy textured big hair below:

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Do You Have Curly, Wavy, Kinky, Coily, and/or Coarse Hair? Come To Our Event This Saturday And We Can Provide You Free Professional Hair Services! (Details Below)

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LeMetric Real World Hair & Beauty Presents: Meet, Greet, & Sweets!

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Date: May 16, 2015
Time: 3pm-7pm,
Place: LeMetric Real World Hair & Beauty
(124 E40th st, suite 601, New York, NY)

Promotion Provided: Bring 3, Get Yours Free! (Free haircut/trim/wash/dry etc.)

Do you have curly, kinky, wavy, and/or coarse hair? Do you have trouble finding a place that can handle it properly or cut it? Well, we’re the home for you! We specialize in handling all kinds of multicultural textured hair, and will be providing beauty services and sweets :). We here at LeMetric Real World Hair & Beauty are offering a free haircut if you bring 3 people in with you to our “Meet, Greet, & Sweets” (MUST email info@lemetric.com with your name and the names of the 3 women/girls you are bringing with you before May 14th for your free service)

P.S: Our team of hairstylists have worked with the likes of J. Lo, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, and Taylor Swift!

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Services Provided

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Free services provided to those who bring 3 people in:

Haircuts
Trims
Wash
Blowdry

Paid services provided to your plus 3:

Wash/Blowdry/Cut/Trim Combo ($50 deal for all plus 3’s)
Set Appointment for Extensions
Set Appointment for Weaves

Perks:

Free Hair Consultations
Professional Hair Tips
Networking
A New Home for your Textured Hair
Lots and lots of sweets :)

Email: info@lemetric.com with your name and the names of your plus 3’s!!!!!!!