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Protecting Hair from Thermal Damage

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Are you a frequent user of flatirons or curling irons? Minimize damage & breakage by using the right heat settings on your appliance. We strongly recommend that you do not exceed 400 degrees on any of the following hair types: Long hair Especially if it is colored…or the ends are badly splitting. Fine hair Pay particular attention to the hairline, as these strands will be the easiest to stress out. … Continue reading

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Fixing Winter Hair Problems

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IT’S HERE…   The start of more “bad” hair days.   Women know exactly what I’m talking about.   The problem arrives in many different forms:   Hair can act and feel extra dry,  flatter with both loss of volume & staying power… or simply produce obnoxious flyaways.   Usually it reaches a tipping point when you exclaim, “what’s up with my hair”… literally in the case of static electricity. … Continue reading

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Hair Truth or Hair Myth?…Part Two

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#6 Truth or Myth: Chlorine in pool water turns your hair green Well I suppose this could be a bit of a trick question. While it is true that excessive exposure to chlorinated water seems to leave some users with a haircolor oddly resembling baby grass, it is not the actual chlorine that is appearing green. In these cases, the chlorine is only acting as a damaging agent…turning the hair … Continue reading

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Hair Truth or Hair Myth?…Part One

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After 40 years as a hairdresser, I am always amazed to see what “facts” still seem to circulate among the masses…. Here’s Part 1 of this Two-Part Post…..Let’s see how many of these you get right:   #1 Truth or Myth: If you pull out a gray hair, two or more will grow back in its place Sure…..that’s why pulling your hair out during bill paying season always seems to … Continue reading

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