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Salon Covid-19 Questions and Answers

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NEW APPOINTMENT & CLIENT GUIDELINES - Updated 6/1/2020 GENERAL RULES Per government regulations, our waiting area is temporarily closed. Only guests with appointments can be inside the salon. No friends, parents or significant others are allowed to wait during your service. Likewise, you cannot wait for other clients. You can only be in the salon during your service time. All clients should arrive wearing a mask. Please wear a mask that goes over your ears and not around the back of your head, so we can safely work with your hair. Please make sure you wear a mask that you are not afraid to get damaged during any hair service. Disposable masks will be available as a back-up option. We will be servicing pre-booked appointments only and will not be accepting walk-ins at this time. Please call the salon when you arrive and wait outside or in your vehicle. We will call you when we are ready for your appointment, and you will be let into the salon by one of our team members. Without a pre-booked appointment, retail purchases can be made for curbside pick-up, you can email us or give us a call ahead of time and we’ll...
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Calling All Curly Girls (and Guys!)

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I'm sure you've all seen the magnificent Super Bowl performance by the stunning JLo and Shakira, and since everyone has been raving about those gorgeous Shakira curls, we wanted to let you in on a few secrets to having beautiful and bouncy curls of your own! Did you know that more than 65% of the population in the U.S. has curly hair?! Plus, so many of us have some kind of wave or texture that can be a little more complex to style. This number is only going to increase as the country becomes amazingly more diverse! There are so many product lines out there purporting to be "the best" for curls, and so many Instagram hair posts and blogs with all kinds of opinions on best practices for the best curls. Well, as a curly girl myself, I can tell you I've gone through them ALL over the years. So, I've got this down to a science, and have educated my whole staff about what I've learned over the years. Of course, there's a million different kinds of curls - so be sure to chat with us at your next appointment so we can customize a curly-hair-plan that's just...
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Unite Blonda Oil

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UNITE BLONDA OIL - FOR LOVERS OF BLONDE From the blonde-hair-care experts at Unite comes this high-powered oil that will deliver high-shine and moisture to all our platinum friends out there. Formulated just for blondes (which means it’ll keep your color and tone in tact), this argan-based oil is weightless, absorbs quickly, hydrates deeply, and gives fair hair the protection it needs. Apply it to damp or dry hair and say bye bye to frizz, heat & UV damage, and long blow-dry times. Blonda Oil is gonna be the new LOVE of your life! For a little more info on best practices with this powerhouse product, Unite put together a quickie explainer video below:
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Holiday Promo – Winter Sleek

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It’s the most generous time of the year. We can’t find the words to tell ya how much we appreciate having you all as our clients, so we thought we’d show the love with a one-day promo that is as special as you are. Read on for all the deets! On Monday, December 16th, choose from any of the below hair-pampering services at 25% off: Goldwell Kerasilk Control Treatment Goldwell Kerasilk Control treatment offers kara-transform technology to the hair during application. It delivers smoothness that lasts: frizz-free, shiny & soft hair for up to 5 months, while keeping color-treated hair looking vibrant. It's perfect for those of you who have dense & thick hair and are looking for smoothness without losing body. REG: $400+ NOW: $300 Brazilian Blowout The perfect treatment for any hair type. This treatment adds a barrier to each hair strand coating the hair shaft to protect it from damage while also making the hair feel and look shiny & healthy. The three-step treatment can also soften tightly-wound curls into looser curls (without permanent structure). It's a great fall/winter treatment to undo any damage summer sun, chlorine and ocean water may have caused. For our blow-dry addicts,...
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Oribe Gold Lust Transformative Mask

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Last month, we told you all about our newest product line addition: Oribe. You guys are maybe even more stoked than we are! We've loved hearing all your feedback on how amazing their products are, and watching you fill up on the line from our retail shelves. So if your hair has maaaybe gotten too much Vitamin D over the last few months (or spent too many hours in salt water or chlorine) -- we feel you! We've got just the thing: Try Oribe's Gold Lust Transformative Masque. With a mix of white tea, baobob, jasmine extracts and Oribe's special bio-restorative complex, it'll give you back the softness and luster you had before you spent a few too many poolside days in a row! We like to leave it in for a while, even getting out of the shower with the mask in and a shower cap on; letting the product do its thing while we do our thing, and then rinsing out. Try it for yourself and feel the transformation! - Allana | View Portfolio | Read Bio
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Bringing Great Lengths Extensions To The Heart Of Boston

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Bringing Great Lengths Extensions To The Heart Of Boston As our name implies, we take hair extensions very seriously around here. Our founder and Master Stylist Allana has been on a career-long quest to find the best hair extension brands and partners to work with. We read, research, test, research again, test again, research again… So when we fall in love with a brand and a product, you know it’s for real! Which brings us to Great Lengths, our partners for bonded hair extensions. Great Lengths as a company has proven to truly be the world leader in high quality hair extensions, and they place value not only on the look and feel of the extensions but on the impact this industry has on the world we live in and its inhabitants. We are, in a word, obsessed with them! We love the hair and the brand, and we are so sure you will too.  Below, please find a very detailed explainer of what makes Great Lengths extensions stand out from other brands, and a video from the brand itself. If you're hair nerds like we are, we're sure you'll love learning about all the reasons we stand behind this...
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Unite 7 Seconds BlowOut Creme Step by Step Guide

How To Use The 7Seconds BlowOut Creme By Unite

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Introducing the 7SECONDS BlowOut Crème that delivers a long-lasting blowout with ease. Its blow-controlling formula extends the life of your blowout by eliminating frizz, leaving hair smooth and shiny without buildup. Pre-Application: Shampoo and Condition with 7SECONDS Shampoo and Conditioner, or your favorite UNITE Cleanse and Condition system. Towel dry and apply 7SECONDS Condition Detangler spray and comb through to ends. Do not rinse. Step 1 Step 1: Apply 7SECONDS BlowOut Crème to damp hair and gently distribute from roots to ends. Amount used will depend on length, thickness and texture. Step 2 Step 2: Rough-dry hair about 90% to remove excess water. Then section hair into five sections. Using a UNITE Thermal Round brush work each section separately, starting from the back, moving on to sides and finishing with top section. Step 3 Step 3: Hot Tip: Don’t over dry hair, pay close attention to the heat-activated barrel. Once it turns white remove heat, and keep working through sections until hair is completely dry. Step 4 Step 4: First add volume by placing brush at root base, pulling the brush and dryer up and away from scalp. Step 5 Step 5: Then add smoothness and shine by holding brush and dryer downward continuing...
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How To Brush Hair Extensions

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We have all heard the horror stories about hair extensions damaging your hair and to be honest with you, most of them are true. This is not because the actual hair extensions damage your hair, it's because they are either put in wrong, too big and bulky, too heavy or the hair stylist never taught the person wearing the extensions how to properly take care of them. One major issue that I see is not brushing enough and allowing the hair extension bonds to get tangled at the root of your hair. This can cause quite a bit of damage. When hair gets tangled, there is pulling at the scalp and there is traction tension on your own hair. Once the hair has tangled enough to become matted together like a mini dread lock, this is the major danger zone. Here are some tips to avoid this little disaster: Curly Hair: If you have curly hair and you leave it curly you must brush your hair: Before getting in the shower to wash your hair When you are in the shower and your hair has conditioner in it (do not put conditioner directly on the bonds, unless your hair stylist...
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