Fall Hair Trends

Fall Hair

Its that time of the year when the temperatures begin to cool, the leaves change (well maybe not in Florida), and Pumpkins come out! This season is a season for change so why limit that to your hair?  Here are some great colors that are in this Fall! Call Rio at 904/733-8495 to book an appointment. Also visit our Pinterest for more hair trends!


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 Red Heads


Bold Plum


Cool Blondes

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Blow Dry Bootcamp



Rio Hair Studio is hosting a Blow Dry Bootcamp on Tuesday October 14th at 6:30pm. $10 per person due at sign-up, sign-up is very limited. This will include your night of tips & tricks for a customized blow-dry, a personal lesson, and a take home product. Horderves and drinks will be provided. Call Rio at 904/733-8495 to reserve your spot today.

This night will also kick off our Blow Dry Menu and our Blow Dry Package, special sales, and new promotions so you don’t want to miss out on this event!



Curly Hair Solutions




Curly Hair Solutions is our brand new line for our curly clients. There are many struggles and misconceptions of styling any type of curly hair. Curly Hair Solutions has invented products to help all curl types to achieve a frizz-free easy style. With education and combinations of the correct products you can soon be the master of your curls! For more information visit the Curly Hair Solutions website or ask a stylist at your next appointment at Rio Hair Studio.

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Need total control for your frizzy hair? Curl Keeper allows you to have frizz-free curls day after day. This product reactivates with water staying effective in humid weather and lasts days without build-up.

Recommended for all curl types.

Directions: comb through wet hair from root to end and allow to dry without touching the curls. To restyle, activate with water.





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This gel gives the ultimate holding power  without flakiness. It provides style and support without the look and feel of typical gels. And it doesn’t leave build-up on the hair after continues use.

Recommended for loose and medium curl types.


Directions: distribute evenly on wet or towel dried hair. To restyle, activate with water.




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Tweek is a creamed hairspray. It eliminates flyways, adds volume, bounce and shine for days without causing build-up.

Recommended for loose and medium curl types.


Directions: apply to dry hair by emulsifying in hands. Scrunch slowly from root to end.





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The Silk Leave-in Conditioner eliminates flyways by smoothing the cuticle. Its non-greasy formula doesn’t leave build-up and leaves your hair feeling soft and silky.

Recommended for medium to tight curl types.


Directions: apply to clean, wet hair from root to ends. Do not rinse out.













Olaplex: Blonde Insurance



Olaplex is a brand new product developed by chemists that adds insurance to blonding and coloring your hair. Now there is no need to fear damaging effects to your hair because Olaplex is formulated to protect the hair and make it stronger during and after your color service.

Dr. Eric Pressly and Dr. Craig Hawker have invented a single ingredient product, free of silicone and oils, that virtually negates damage from chemical, thermal, and mechanical stress. Olaplex reconnects broken disulfide sulfur bonds and prevents the hair from damage by building it stronger and preventing the formation of sulfate groups on the hair. It is a single chain of reactive carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, and sulfur. This means its free of silicones, oils, aldehydes, parabens, and gluten.

Olapex allows your color to be brighter and more vibrant while keeping the integrity of your hair. But it’s not just for blondes, by maintaining the integrity deeper colors will remain richer longer.  In fact it makes your hair softer, shinier, and easier to manage with less frizz for weeks!



Olaplex is a two step process added to your color service. Bond Multiplier No.1 will be added to the formula while Bond Perfector No.2 is applied to the hair directly before the shampoo. For more information ask your stylist during your next consultation to see if Olaplex is right for you.



Want to Win an iPad?

Win an iPad by posting on Instagram!


Let’s be honest, we all know that you have Instagram (and if you don’t it’s probably time to download it)! So why not use it to win an iPad air just from posting a selfie? That’s right were giving away an iPad Air!! This contest won’t last forever so you better get to taking selfies. Between August 1st and 31st you need to take a selfie, tag 3 of your best and closest friends along with @riohairstudiojax, and hashtag #myhairstory. It’s that easy!  So go on! Take your selfie right now!! We can’t wait to see how you express your hair story.


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Our favorite haircare friday is Redken’s 07 Velvet Gelatin. Reinvent your blow dry with this medium-hold volumizing blow dry gel that provides body, bounce, and a natural luminous shine while protecting against frizz. Let this product takes your hair from limp and lifeless to a smooth, lasting blow-out. Use Velvet Gelatin for an amazing silky blow out with a weightless finish.


To use: Apply a medium amount through damp hair and blow-dry for a velvety cushioned finish.


 “Now drying my hair with a round brush and blow dryer delivers the perfect results every time! My hair is fuller, softer, bouncier, shinier, and healthier looking, and keeps in my style all day – no falling or flattening. Even the next day it still looks great and full of body. And with less hot tools to have to rely on, my hair will only improve in condition.”


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Heat protectant hair primer is your first step for any style! This priming spray cuts blow dry time, protects from heat up to 450 degrees, helps reduce breakage and provides 24-hour lasting volume without weighing hair down. Hair is left 3x stronger and healthier and perfectly primed for any other styling products. Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer with heat protection – Microflex stylane creates a ‘thermal blanket’ of flexible silicone resin that protects hair and helps prevent breakage. Trisiloxane and isododecane allow for quick drying, resulting in a smooth and silky finish.




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Style-extending dry shampoo instantly refreshes hair and absorbs oil to extend the life of your blow-dry by two days — tested ‘pillow proof’ results! Rock second day hair with this hair saving product.  Also it can be used to add body and texture for updos.







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Cecil Shorts: Backpack Challenge


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When students don’t have what they need to start the school year, it can be a big barrier to achievement. Research shows that children who are prepared for school do better in the classroom, but many parents have to make a choice between school supplies and necessities such as food, shelter and utilities.  Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts has partnered with United Way to set up a program called Cecil Shorts: Backpack Challenge to help get together school supplies for students who may not be able to afford it. Let’s Stand United and help students be prepared for the first day of class and beyond. You can do this by dropping off school supplies between July 11th and August 8th here at Rio Hair Studio.

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“Strong education will equip our students with the knowledge they will need to build a better quality of life for themselves and our community. I’m proud to partner with United Way of Northeast Florida to help encourage academic success and keep kids on track to graduation.

Throughout the year, we’ll be developing ways to increase student achievement and recognize the people that are making it possible.

I hope you’ll join me in this partnership, because great things happen when we LIVE UNITED.”

– Cecil Shorts III


Summer Beach Waves Without The Sand

  Discover Fashion Waves 07 Texturizing Sea Spray


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Want that fresh out of the ocean beach hair? Bring out your natural summer beach waves with Redken’s sea salt-infused texturizing spray, inspired by the casual-cool style of surfers. This medium control hair texturizing sea spray for beachy waves for that fresh out of the ocean look. To use, shake well and mist through damp hair in sections, allow to air dry or diffuse.

Hot Tip!: To achieve loose waves in straight hair, and enhanced definition in wavy hair, mist liberally onto damp hair and scrunch. Continue to reapply until desired texture is achieved. Mist fashion waves 07 on damp hair and air-dry, then re-apply throughout the day to re-animate wave.




Beach Waves Spray has gained popularity lately; however many of the sea salt sprays are also drying to the hair, as salt pulls moisture and natural oils out. Be sure to use a conditioning shampoo and conditioner by Redken or Pureology. Redken 07 Fashion waves uses Magnesium Sulfate (aka Epsom Salt) instead of Sea Salt, this makes it less drying and it contains some natural oils (aka Conditioner) to replenish your hair.




Check out this tutorial for more information on how to style your hair with Redken’s 07 Fashion Waves.




Cerafill: Instant Hair Thickening




Thinning hair affects up to 50% of adults with several factors in which play a role. Experience the Cerafill Difference for instant hair thickening and regrowth over time. 85% of users saw fuller looking hair!

How It Works

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The normal growth cycle of a single hair strand can last anywhere from two to six years. When hair is healthy and growing at a steady rate, it grows about a half-inch per month. When hair is thinning, the growth cycle shortens and stays in the actively growing phase for shorter periods of time.

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Defy: Is created for those normal to thin haired clients with mild to moderate hair loss.

Retaliate: Is created for those clients with advanced signs of thinning hair and who also may be experiencing moderate to heavy hair loss.

Maximize: Treatment stylers for all hair types. Dense Fx thickening treatment provides instant hair thickening. It is like gaining up to 9,000 more hairs after one use! Texture Effect hair and scalp refresher is a lightweight texturizer that adds fullness, texture, and absorbs oils throughout the day. These products are best used tougher for instant thickening plus added texture, fullness, and density.

Minoxidil Topical Solution, USP: Cerafill hair regrowth treatment clinically proven to help regrow hair, available in two strengths. Results may take 2-4 months with regular use.

Ask you stylist which system they would recommend to be best for you. Also ask them about other cut and color techniques for fuller looking hair.

For more information contact the Minoxidil hotline at 1-800-432-8534 or visit Redken.com thinning hair portal to watch video testimonials, see before and after photos, FAQs, and read success stories. Also ask your doctor before using Minoxidil.