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  • Erica Loren Spa
    Erica Loren has a passion for skincare that she has pursued ever since earning an aesthetician's license in 2004. She now holds a dual license in standard and medical aesthetics after years working with prestigious doctors in the Washington, DC area. In her eponymous spa, she draws on these experiences to share her aesthetic talents with stressed clients. Loren continually seeks out new training to learn the best ways to remove unwanted hair with organic wax or moisturize and detoxify the skin with fine mud grains and seaweed wraps. She sets facial skin aglow using products from G.M. Collin and the clinically validated Jan Marini Skin Research. Using the FDA-approved derma roller, Loren can also reduce the appearance of scars, stretch marks, and cellulite by way of microneedling, which pesters collagen on a cellular level until it finally gets back to work.
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    10025 Governor Warfield Parkway
    Columbia, MD US
  • Kristie's Hair Design
    Kristie’s Hair Design has seen many beauty experts come and go, but owner Jordan firmly believes that her current staff is the best of the best—after all, she calls them the “Dream Team.” Especially versed in ethnic hair types, their diverse and sophisticated talents include hair cutting and styling, weaves, natural braids, and texture treatments. Their finesse also extends to the rest of clients' images through makeup applications and eyebrow shaping treatments, which bring attention to features more effectively than photobombing the State of the Union address. Meanwhile, the staff’s team of barbers also provides custom, classic styles for men as well.
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    9350 Snowden River Pky
    Columbia, MD US
  • Vivid Salon
    Vivid Salon and Spa's beauty experts enhance looks with a wide variety of salon and spa services. They fix botched at-home dye jobs and add extensions in the salon area, and perform skin-soothing facials or tension-busting massages in the spa area. With waxing services, they make skin as smooth as a newborn cue ball. When those services aren't enough, they call in backup in the form of a plastic surgeon and a dermatologist. The two doctors make their way to the salon every so often to smooth wrinkles with Botox injections and execute medical-grade facial treatments.
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    10015 Old Columbia Road
    Columbia, MD US
  • Linda at Blessed Productions
    Hair Relaxers: Breaking Nature's Bonds Thanks to hair relaxers, you can walk into a salon curly and leave straight. Zoom in on the chemistry of your curls with Groupon’s introduction. Human hair is flexible enough to run wild as a mountain stream one day and fall as straight as water over the Hoover Dam the next. But to make lasting changes to its texture, you need to go beyond the reach of styling tools down to the chemical level. All hair is made of keratin, a hard protein that’s also central to our skin, nails, and exoskeletons. To form a single hair, keratin molecules link together in different patterns with the help of three types of chemical bonds: hydrogen bonds and salt bonds, both of which break easily in water and reform when dry, and disulphide bonds, which can only be broken by certain chemicals. In straight hair, the disulphide bonds are evenly aligned. In curly hair, however, the bonds occur irregularly and at odd angles, causing the hair to twist and kink on its way down. When you style your hair with heat or water alone, you break the weaker hydrogen and salt bonds to allow your do to take a new shape. Once water touches your hair, however, the bonds reform in their customary way, and you’re back where you started. Chemical relaxers, therefore, work by dissolving the hair's tough, waterproof disulphide bonds and preventing them from reforming in their normal pattern. The most powerful hair relaxers contain sodium hydroxide, otherwise known as lye. Given lye’s presence in drain openers and oven cleaners, you might guess that it can be quite harsh on human skin, which is why no-lye relaxers made from guanidine hydroxide are also common. There is a trade-off, however: some find that lye relaxers are harder on the scalp but gentler on hair, and work more quickly so that you can get back to staring at your hair in the mirror sooner. An experienced stylist can recommend the best method for your hair.
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    7185 Columbia Gateway Dr.
    Columbia, MD US
  • Medical & Aesthetic Dermatology
    Dr. Cheryl D. Bansal, a board-certified dermatologist, helms Medical & Aestheitc Dermatology, working to beautify the body’s largest organ—the skin—with a variety of treatments. Visitors can log some time in a light-therapy booth, inside which narrow-band UVB waves penetrate patients’ skin, alleviating conditions such as psoriasis and vitiligo. Instead of working over clients with a dough roller, Dr. Bansal can smoothen wrinkles with injections of Botox, Restylane, and other dermal fillers, or even remove moles.
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    8850 Columbia 100 Pkwy, Ste 316
    Columbia, MD US
  • Studio K
    Studio K owners Kathy and Cliff Hughes have assembled an auspicious roster of licensed staff members who provide a comprehensive list of haircare services. Quality products such as Morrocanoil, Redken, and Matrix aid trained scissorhands to produce lustrous results, inducing jealousy from freshly waxed cars and slickly waxed mustaches. Women can don a range of styles from summery bobs to floor-length evening 'dos, and men traditionally opt for short, polished pompadours. After locks are adjusted to the optimal length, blow dryers gently cement styles without the harsh bronzing techniques of yesteryear.
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    11045 Stratfield Ct
    Marriottsville, MD US
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