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Why I Choose not to do Keratin Treatments

As a stylist I try to refrain from jumping on the latest trends – especially if they involve a chemical process.  I have learned that it is difficult to assess the pros and cons of a new process without factoring in the effects over time.  I regret now that I may have jumped the gun…
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April 14, 2012 18

Silicone in Hair Products – Not So Bueno…

Silicone oil is a main ingredient in many smoothing and anti-frizz hair care products; you will find them listed as dimethicone and dimethanol.  The alleged advantage of silicone oil is its ability to coat the hair shaft and smooth the hair cuticle to tame or eliminate hair frizz.  I use the term alleged because I feel…
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July 11, 2011 0