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Blue eyed woman looking at the camera with her hair pulled up into a festive, easy holiday hairstyle.
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 8:37am
Perfect for your next holiday party, these 5 easy holiday hairstyles will have others asking, “When did you have time to go to the salon?” Your secret’s safe with us; you can pull these easy hairstyles off all on your own!
Woman getting her hair washed at a hair salon and taking time for herself this holiday season.
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 3:34pm
The holidays can be so overwhelming. You’ve got trees to decorate, holiday parties to get ready for, and family to feed. Make sure you also take time for yourself this holiday season with these relaxing tips.
Man with slick hair and a thick beard looking into the distance, thinking about beard oil.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 12:49pm
You've managed to grow quite the impressive beard this November. But, unless you’re taking advantage of beard oil, you’re not reaching your beard’s full potential. Is beard oil necessary?   
Woman holding a candle and the words "give thanks." She has several things to be thankful for this holiday season.
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 3:07pm
Did you know that being thankful all-year-long is actually good for your health?  There is always something to be thankful for. If you need some reasons, consider these seven things.
Woman with long, voluminous hair knows how to fix flat, lifeless hair with these tips.
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 2:05pm
By 3 PM, your hair has gone flat, and you’re 100% over it. Before you reach for that faithful old hair tie midday, try any number of these 5 foolproof ways fix flat, lifeless hair in a snap!
Woman with red hair and bangs, looking at the camera. She has a unique bright red winter hair color.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 8:50am
If you think winter is going to be the season to let your hair color fade out, you’re totally off-base. ‘Tis the season for unique hair colors. So, go ahead and try one of these unique winter colors for yourself.
Woman with beautiful eyebrows knows how to fake her way to better brows.
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 5:32pm
Big, bushy, bold, beautiful brows: we all want them. Luckily, you don’t have to be born with outrageously thick eyebrows to have brows that are on point 24/7. You, too, can fake your way to better brows. 
Girl at a coffee shop has gorgeous, fall hair color that matches her latte.
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 3:29pm
It’s officially fall! And the hottest new trend this season is, believe it or not, swirling around in that mug you have right in front of you. The question is: fall hair color or latte flavor?
Man cutting his own beard with scissors knows how to style his beard for No-Shave November.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 11:55am
Just because you’re growing out your goatee in the name of charity, it doesn’t mean that you should sacrifice style. Every lumberjack worth his salt should know how to style a beard for No-Shave November. 
Woman covering her eye with one hand knows how to keep her hair color from fading.
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 5:37pm
Did you know that more than two-thirds of women color their hair? If you’re part of that majority, you’ve probably typed into Google: “How to keep hair color from fading." Pick up the tips to keep your color fantastic. 
Beautiful woman with hair contouring highlights shows off her dimensional hair.
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 1:27pm
Not all contouring involves the heavy application of highlighter sticks. This season’s most universally flattering (and subtly anti-aging) trend is hair contouring. Spoiler alert: it’s definitely for you. 
Woman with short brown hair has chosen the best hair color for her complexion.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 12:14pm
 If you are yearning for a new look, Fall is in the hair and *The FS Color Event is going on now at participating Fantastic Sams Cut & Color. Check out these tips to choose the best hair color.
Woman in cat getup holding a strand of her hair and showing off her last minute halloween costume.
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 11:53am
Halloween is upon us, and the struggle is real to find the perfect costume. Don't fret if you still haven't found your ideal look, because every fantastic costume starts with spooktacular hair.
Older woman looking quizzical, asking, "Is your hair making you look older?"
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 10:37am
When it comes to anti-aging, start with your hair since it is the first physical trait that others notice about you. So, what is your hair saying about you? Your hair is making you look older if...
12 hair styles with facial hair to match
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 4:27pm
Hair maintenance can be a tricky thing for men; you want to care, but not too much. Here are some common mistakes most men make, and an easy fix for each one to make the mistakes go away for good.
Woman with red hair looking at the camera with a Fantastic Sams logo on top.
Monday, October 10, 2016 - 1:39pm
Congratulations to our 2015 and 2016 ASA winners and to all who competed in this year’s competition!​ Read all about these top hairstylists and the Fantastic Sams Convention 2016.    
red light and text
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 4:07pm
With inspiration to “Move Forward Together,” over 1,200 stylists, salon managers, franchisees, regional owners, industry suppliers and the entire Fantastic Sams Brand came together to network, learn, and celebrate.
lady holding butterfly
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 5:28pm
Fantastic Sams is a proud sponsor of Operation Reinvent a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women Veterans transition from the military into the civilian workforce.
Woman with long red hair covering one eye.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 9:59am
There are too many new terms to keep up with, it seems. But luckily, there are three terms that are pretty universal and have remained consistent over the years: all-over color, highlights, and retouches.
lady with red hair and bangs
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 1:08pm
While the effects of your diet on your hair may not be immediate, they are long lasting. A healthy head of hair begins with a healthy, balanced diet, so give your hair the nutrients it needs to growth strong and beautiful.    
brown eyes red tassel ear rings
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 6:39pm
In order to make it easier for you pick out the right shampoo for your hair type, we’ve categorized the best shampoos based on the most common hair types, complaints, and wishes. 
happy blue eyes curly hair
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 12:07pm
Did you know that every day 90% of women do something that damages their hair? Thank goodness for these few simple changes that can repair your damaged hair.  
slick hair beard candid
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 7:15pm
Unfortunately, many men are hesitant to take that crucial step to balancing youth and aging: coloring their hair. Learn everything you need to know about coloring your hair as a man. 
dark brown hair happy with tiara
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 1:37pm
Growing up, I dreamed of having long hair with luscious, curls cascading past my waist. Sadly, I couldn't make that fantasy a reality. Here's how I fell in love with my hair anyway. 
comic book style pensive
Monday, September 5, 2016 - 12:35pm
A lot of work goes into a well-groomed man, but who’s to say you can’t be one? Before you master the art of men's grooming, start with these top grooming habits every man needs to know.
nice couple with good looking hair
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 1:52pm
A new strategic alliance with The Bancorp fuels franchise growth for Fantastic Sams.  The successful creation of this financing program is a testament to the strength of our Fantastic Sams business model.
long hair blown by fan lots jewelry
Friday, August 19, 2016 - 8:05am
It’s not a secret that a new haircut can make you feel fantastic.  But did you know that the right haircut can also knock years off your age?  Check out these five hairstyles that will instantly make you look more youthful!
cartoon lady with blue hair
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 11:33am
We have all heard the saying, “Do what you love, and the money will follow.”  But how many of us have really followed that advice and taken the “risk” to follow our dreams?
beautiful lady with dirty blond curly hair
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 11:58am
If you are not ready to let go of your summer, sun-kissed look, why not try some new highlights?  Here are three of today's must-have highlighting trends explained.
lady with long hair in a wheat field
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 3:01pm
Is your hair feeling overly dry, stressed or damaged? It may be time for a healthy hair treatment, and we have just the trick! In just three minutes, you can replenish your hair's natural moisture. 
chiq lady with luxurious long locks
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 2:03pm
Whether you are driving or flying to your destination, traveling in style doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice comfort or beauty. Check out these easy tips for traveling in style. 
kids with hip trendy hair cuts
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 5:10pm
It's easy to neglect your hair during the summer months, but it's time to go back to school and take your hair from summer drab to back-to-school fab! Here are seven easy-to-do hairstyles to rock for back-to-school!
Stylish young woman showing off the one easy trick for hiding annoying hat hair.
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 10:34am
Hats are a great way to shade your face from the sun’s damaging rays. Unfortunately, they can also easily create unavoidable, flat hat hair. This one trick will hide hat hair for good.
Girl with trending hair color for 2016.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 1:46pm
Long gone are the days of frosted tips, crimped curls and fang bangs; however, some of today’s  top hair trends may be just as shocking! Take a look to see if your hair is one of 2016's top trends!
Laughing woman with hat in her hand.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 12:33pm
Summer is quickly coming to a close, but there is still time to fulfill some essential do's and don’ts before Fall rolls in. Take a moment to reevaluate your to-do list, and make time and space for things that matter!
Woman with a finger on her chin, smiling.
Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 12:29pm
Have you ever been to the hair salon with the perfect hairstyle in mind but not the perfect words to describe what you want? You’re not alone! Pick up these tricks for telling your hairstylist exactly what you want. 
Blonde woman looking off camera in the wind.
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 1:41pm
Gorgeous hair is coveted by women everywhere. But, in the pursuit of healthy hair, some of us go overboard or do the wrong things without realizing it. Don't do these 5 things if you want healthy hair.  
The words "save on your hair products", two women in the background.
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 1:20pm
The Liter Sale is going on now at your favorite Fantastic Sams Hair Salon. If you need a good reason to stock up at the Liter Sale, here are ten fabulous reasons to stock up in style right now...
Two women dancing inside a car, not experiencing Summer FOMO at all.
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 2:34pm
Sadly, summer only lasts three months, and before you know it, school is starting, Labor Day is in sight and that panicky feeling of Summer FOMO is creeping in. So, what exactly is Summer FOMO?  
Smiling woman with eyes closed considers the eight elements of summer hair care.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 3:07pm
You could be one product away from loving your hair. Find the missing elements in your summer hair care routine and discover the right hair products that will leave you feeling fantastic!
The words "Thank You" under the American flag.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 1:21pm
Fantastic Sams Raises $50,000 for Operation Reinvent, an organization dedicated to helping women service members transition from the military into new civilian careers.  
Inside a salon, new Fantastic Sams logo, capital F and capital S inside a circle.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 2:02pm
A clean, new look showcases how Fantastic Sams continues to evolve and add services to meet the needs of its diverse clientele. Check out this fantastic new logo today!  

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