One or Three Women's Haircuts with Conditioning Treatment by Erica Quince at Cynthia K Salon (Up to 54% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Erica Quince nourishes hair with conditioning treatments, then creates stylish new looks with flattering cuts

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Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required with Erica Quince. Merchant standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $49 for one women's haircut with conditioning treatment and blowout ($100 value)
  • $139 for three women's haircuts with conditioning treatment and blowout ($300 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.

Cynthia K Salon

Cindy Kenefick brings a background of art and architectural design to her styling practice. Alongside a similarly passionate team of stylists, she aims to bring out the best in clients with a full slate of coiffure upgrades—from simple cuts and coloring to intensive keratin smoothing treatments.

Customer Reviews

Cindy is the friendliest, insightful, and most amazing person I've ever had the pleasure to have as my hair stylist! :) I strongly recommend this place.
Jasmine · August 29, 2014
Met with Cynthia and I love my haircut. She listened to me when I told her what I wanted and gave me just that. Super nice staff and great location!
Amber · August 22, 2014
Amazing salon!
Sara I. · August 16, 2014

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