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Beauty Blog


Let's face it, even the most fabulous hairstyles can get a little, well, boring after a while. The good news is, there's a whole world of creative possibilities waiting to be explored right here at Alter Salon in Belton, TX! Feeling stuck in a hair rut? Here are a few tips to get those creative juices flowing and transform your look:

Chop, Chop, Change:

A Cut Above: Sometimes a fresh cut is all...

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Curls are a beautiful and versatile hairstyle, but achieving the perfect look can sometimes feel like a mystery. Here at Alter Salon in Belton, Texas, we understand the struggle! That's why we've put together a guide to help you curl your hair in different ways, so you can embrace your natural texture or create stunning new styles.

*Know Your Curls:

* Curl Type: Understanding your curl pattern (loose waves, tight coils, etc.) is...


If you have decided on Platinum Seamless Hair Extensions at Alter Salon located in Belton TX to provide length and volume to your locks, you’ve made a great choice!

Platinum Seamless Hair Extensions are a fabulous investment in your daily look. To ensure you will be able to enjoy your precious human hair extensions as long as possible, we recommend keeping the appointments scheduled with your hair stylist. If you have additional...


Fashion hair colors are all the rage these days, but they require a little more maintenance than your average natural hair color. If you want your fashion hair color to look its best and last as long as possible, here are a few tips:

1. Use a quality shampoo and conditioner. This is especially important for fashion hair colors, as they can be more delicate than natural hair colors. Use a shampoo and conditioner that are designed for...


Balayage is a beautiful hair color technique that can add dimension and highlights to your hair. However, it's important to take care of your balayage hair properly in order to maintain its color and health. Here are a few tips:

**Use a sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner.** Sulfates are harsh chemicals that can strip away the color from your hair. Look for sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner that are specifically designed for...

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Are you washing your hair properly?

We assume we are washing our hair correctly-I mean we’ve been doing it for years obviously I’m doing ok right?

Well chances are there are some things you can adjust to help promote scalp and hair health and this article is going to help you nail down shampoo tips to get your best hair!

  1. You may need a pre-shampoo treatment, if you are going longer between washes using some type of...

In 2021 we started to see the rise of the '70s shag replacing our sleek cuts and blended layers. For color, we started to see bold money pieces which transition into bold color blocking everyone has been rocking for 2022. We also saw the rise of Y2K fashion again and with our low rise jeans we also got to rock the Rachel again. So if 2022 was the year of bold colors and the end of side parts, what will 2023 bring us? Well luckily trends have...

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Eight common hair myths busted

1. You should come to your color appointment with dirty hair.

While we don’t expect freshly washed hair color will apply more evenly to cleanish hair with no build up. This myth comes from the early days of hair color when it was so harsh, we needed buildup of oils to keep the hair healthy. Now our color is much gentler while it can break through oils and some products it best to have shampooed...

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Well, who likes feeling static-y and itchy? Not us!

Keeping your hair and scalp hydrated through all seasons is super important. It regulates your oil production so your scalp doesn’t start overcompensating, leaving you with dull and greasy hair. And it makes you FEEL good. #lookgoodfeelgood right?

If frizzy, dry hair is more your issue, try cutting down on styling time and on your daily washes! Then focus on repairing your hair...