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Keratin Treatment Disasters

Although I’ve previously written a blog on this topic, based on the responses, the questions, and the phone calls I’ve received for advice on reversing the damage caused by keratin, I felt it would be appropriate to address this issue directly in a new blog post. The promise of silky, manageable hair is irresistible, without […]

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Product Review: Wen by Chaz Dean

As a stylist and salon owner I am frequently asked for a review of hair care products.  Lately, I have been getting a lot of questions about Wen by Chaz Dean, a line of hair care products that you subscribe to and receive monthly.  As described on their website it is purported to be  “A 5-in-1 […]

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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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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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