$39 for a Haircut, Style, and Conditioning with Partial Highlights at M Celestine Salon ($90 Value)

Windy Hill

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Though it makes your hair look great, you can't always stand in front of a jet turbine just after getting out of bed. Get styled with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $39 for a haircut, style, and deep-conditioning treatment with partial highlights ($90 value)

Hair Conditioner: Ticket to a Molecular Makeover

Your hair’s sure to feel silkier once your 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.

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    Windy Hill

    3837 Southside Blvd

    Jacksonville, Florida 32216

    904-337-1456

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In a Nutshell

Experienced stylist transforms clients' looks with trendy haircuts, moisture-rich conditioning treatments, and depth-enhancing highlights

The Fine Print

Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Appointment required, subject to availability. 24-hr cancellation notice required. Valid for new clients, or clients who have not been serviced in six months. Extra $15 fee may apply for long hair with highlight option. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Upkeep essentials, such as electric toothbrushes and laser hair removal