From within Adorn Beautique, stylist Shannon Robertson calls upon her Paul Mitchell training to snip, color, and cut a variety of hair types and textures. Deep-conditioning treatments aid Shannon as she repairs parched tresses while highlights help her add depth to hollow hair colors.
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Our follicles constantly produce a natural oil, known as sebum, that moisturizes and protects hair. Over time, sebum starts to build up, leaving hair with that familiar greasy feeling. Shampoo works by stripping out sebum using a surfactant, which clings to small clumps of the oil before water rinses the globs away, along with any dirt, dead skin cells, or confetti scraps left in the hair. Although surfactants are shampoo's main active ingredient, most products also feature compounds to fight static, thwart mold and bacteria, and impart a sweet, pleasing scent. Most shampoos also contain lathering agents, although lather has no practical cleansing effect?customers have simply come to expect it.
In a span of less than 100 years, Americans went from washing their hair once a month to lathering up almost daily. Spurred mostly by ad campaigns of the mid-20th century, the trend of regular shampooing has taken a toll on our collective tresses. According to dermatologists, shampooing your hair too often can dry it out, causing the glands to compensate by secreting even more sebum. Experts recommend reaching for the shampoo bottle only two or three times each week.
Within Head to Toes Salon, Tiffany Stromberg welcomes women, men, and children for stylish haircuts. She styles hair with full and partial highlights, deep-conditioning treatment, and color glazes. She also removes unwanted hair with waxing services and offers manicures, pedicures, and chip-resistant nail polishes.
Tara Walker leads her team of stylists by example. Even though she's the owner of Creative Cutz, she still works there full time by sculpting 'dos alongside them. For everything from taming fly-aways to setting up-dos, they use products by brands such as Joico and Deva Curls. They also streak locks with bold new hues from Pravana's ChromaSilk Vivids line. These colors come in 11 different avant-garde shades that range from hot pink and violet to the hue of a blue jay after it swims in red paint.
At the Mitsu Sato Hair Academy, Mitsu Sato gives student stylists the ability to perform a spread of salon and spa services for clients. Sato's unique approach, which simulates a full-fledged salon environment, gives the supervised students a chance to transform locks in a hands-on environment. In addition to haircuts, coloring, and special-occasion styling, the team of staff and students performs makeup applications, brow shaping, and nail services that prepare digits for the finger-puppet Olympics.
Everyone on the staff at Beauty Obsessions Salon has his or her own unique origin story. Erika gave up a career in the corporate world to follow her passion, Terri cut her chops at the Paul Mitchell Academy, and Rob studied in the style of Vidal Sassoon—a prolific hairdresser known for the creation of looks such as the bob and the five-point cut. Along with their fellow stylists and aestheticians, these beauty experts makeover their clientele using products from the likes of L'Oréal, Moroccanoil, and American Crew. They also sculpt nails during mani-pedis and get rid of unwanted hair with during facial waxing services.