Joel Bongini

The happy medium between Marilyn Monroe and Janis Joplin

We are in the last few weeks of Summer… but here in South Florida, Summer sun and highlights are possible all year long.  The topic at hand is how to achieve truly natural sun-kissed hair color.  It is important for the blonde tones to not overpower or end up brassy.  The natural undertones shouldn’t be too dark or “blah”, drowning out your complexion.  Our goal at Salon Bongini is to achieve perfectly natural highlights by taking the time to study your natural color and undertones.  We will select the perfect color(s) and possibly a toner for you.  There is a happy medium out there for everyone… somewhere between Marilyn Monroe and Janis Joplin.

See below for some of our favorite before and afters.


Fall Fashion is upon us…

Hey there!

It’s hard to believe we’re in the final weeks of Summer and that tomorrow is August 1st.  Fall is in fact upon us…

Recently, we’ve been hearing the chatter from Fall Fashion Week.  Salon Bongini’s ultimate goal is to educate and inspire our clients by creating a fun, positive and artistic atmosphere.  In this week’s post, we’re simply sharing some of the hot new trends for Fall.  Enjoy some of our favorite articles from Elle, Marie Claire and Cosmopolitan.

Elle’s trusted fashion experts have hand-selected their favorite fall fashions, shoes , and handbags to create the perfect head-to-toe shopping guide… Read more. Elle Shops: Editor’s Picks

Crewneck dress, by Malene Birger, $465, collection at The Wardrobe, Cincinnati. Suede belt with gemstone buckle, Ralph Lauren Collection, $1,500, at select Ralph Lauren boutiques nationwide, visit  Silk dress, Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière, price on request, similar styles at Balenciaga, NYC

As obsessed as we are with all things sartorial, Fashion Week is not all about the clothes…

…none of the looks we see on the runways would be complete without a brilliant beauty concept to accompany and accent them. Here are our favorite beauty looks of the Fall 2012 season… Read more Fall 2012 Beauty Trends – Hair and Makeup Trends for Fall 2012 – Marie Claire

Big, voluminous bouffants topped off with a dainty black headband — this look is a dramatic (and very cool) twist on a classic coiffure.

If you’re so sick of your hair you can barely stand it, get inspired with these gorgeous star styles…

Candice Swanepoel is flaunting down the red carpet. Want to get it? Create a deep side-part on the left side of your head and separate your strands into two sections… Read more: Sexy Long Hair – Styles for Long Hair – Cosmopolitan

We’d love to hear from you!  Please comment on your favorite Fall Fashion trends.