Getting a haircut is something everyone needs to do regularly, like paying rent or remembering to breathe. Keep on top of things with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $19 for a haircut, keratin deep-conditioning treatment, and iron-straightening or curling iron ($60 value)
- $27 for a haircut, keratin deep-conditioning treatment, and 10 foil highlights ($90 value)
- $35 for a haircut, keratin deep-conditioning treatment, allover color, and styling ($100 value)
Hair Conditioner: Ticket to a Molecular Makeover
Your hair’s sure to feel silkier once a stylist conditions it—learn why with Groupon’s close-up look at conditioner.
Although human hair may look smooth, each strand's outer layer—the cuticle—is actually quite rough. Under dry conditions, the tiny scales that cover its surface become raised and brittle, causing hairs to tangle and lose their shine. Conditioner aims to correct this problem by bonding a particular class of molecules, called cationic surfactants, to the cuticle. This is possible because keratin, the protein that makes up most of the hair shaft, bristles with negative ions, which attract the positively charged surfactants, coating each thread in a thin film that weighs it down and reduces frizz. (The negative charge of keratin is also what causes static whenever positive ions are stripped from the hair—the static that makes it possible to stick a balloon to the wall or to power a miner's headlamp.)
The other ingredients in conditioner don't always need ions to do their jobs well. Humectants suck in water from the surrounding air, thereby moisturizing the hair, and oils simply penetrate the cuticle. Glossers coat the hair with light-reflecting polymers, increasing shine, whereas other ingredients raise the acidity level of the conditioner, which helps protect the hair's protein structure.
Tips from Groupon Customers
“Joanne is a bright and cheery hairstylist who is fantastic for a cutting edge look!”
“Very nice and sweet service, and peaceful and beautiful environment.”
“Joann was great gave me a totally new hairstyle love it!”