We are a mult-physician owned Medical Spa and Wellness Center serving the Conroe, Montgomery and surrounding areas. We provide health and wellness services with attention to your individual needs in a warm, comfortable environment. We want to help you look and feel your very best!
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.
Bette Davis, Audrey Hepburn, and Marilyn Monroe live on at Lavish Necessities. They're present in the eye bat of every woman who bears a set of eyelash extensions inspired by the timeless beauties. Whereas the Betty set matches Bette's au natural glamour, the Audrey extensions look like hers did—as if they've been coated with just a touch of mascara. Marilyn lashes, on the other hand, evoke the bombshell by framing eyes in lush, striking fringe that's impossible to ignore. Clients can augment freshly adorned faces with subtle airbrush tans.
At EHD Salon & Day Spa, which has 10 years in the cosmetology industry transforming guests and teaching stylists, beauty experts customize customers' color and haircuts to fit their needs and keep them up to date with the latest trends. They also pride themselves on applying relaxers the proper way to maintain hair health and integrity. For those clients who want to embrace their textured hair, the stylists perform natural haircare services. Additionally, they can create flowing, frizz-free styles on both natural and relaxed hair with Ceramic pHusion treatments.
Away from the salon floor, aestheticians enhance skin with facials, microdermabrasion treatments, and chemical peels. Massage therapists enhance sessions with warm stones and aromatherapy oils selected to reduce stress.
Whether clients need a hair or spa service, they can conveniently schedule their appointment online or via skywriting.
At locations across the country, clients check in at marble-fronted reception desks to meet with a member of Darque Tan's International Smart Tan Network?staff trained to determine the best path to their bronzing goals. Sessions take place in private rooms that line a column-flanked hallway, where five different levels of UV beds give skin the perfect level of tanning. [Norvell] (https://www.norvelltanning.com/) and VersaSpa sunless-tanning systems imbue clients with a hydrating, natural-looking glow, which can be customized according to skin tone, desired shade, and spirit animal. A full-time cleaning staff keeps each center in pristine conditions by referencing a 50-point inspection system.
Elements Massage massages away those aches and pains and eliminates stress with soothing techniques that trigger the body's natural healing abilities. Clients are paired with therapists who assess their specific aches and health conditions. They then use different levels of pressure and a blend of up to six modalities, such as deep-tissue, Swedish massage, and finger ballet, to create a customized massage. Their soothing kneads combat pain, loosen tight limbs, and disperse oxygen and nutrients throughout the body.