When mothers first sprinkle a baby’s bald head with water and fertilizers, they can only guess how the ensuing hair will grow. Take control of your fizzy frizzy follicles with today’s Groupon: for $150, you get a Brazilian blowout from Karen @ Grapevine Salons (a $300 value). Blowoutings are by appointment only at Karen’s relaxing studio in South Austin.
Similar to the system used to prepare a Snickers bar for interstellar travel, a 90-minute Brazilian blowout coats each shaft of your hair in a nutrient-rich layer of protective protein goodness, eliminating frizz and smoothing cuticles. Karen will then blow-dry and flat-iron your locks, re-proteinize, and rinse and blow-dry again. Free of harsh chemicals, your new, smooth, and lovely radiance lasts up to 12 weeks and can be washed and dried without dulling damage.
Blowouts are popular for any kind of hair and can restore elasticity and softness to even the most stressed-out strands. Where a wrathful head octopus once suction-cupped stray scissors and cotton candy, a waterfall of must-be-touched feminine allure will cascade into place after the treatment. With your new, pulchritudinous mane, you'll be able put silky lioness manes to shame at the zoo, or become an instant celebrity for hosting the first nesting pair of endangered Beauty Eagles, which only rear their young in the most gorgeous of dos. Thanks to her personal attention and creative touch, Karen will channel this incredible transformation in the most pleasant possible manner.
Though they don't mention the Brazilian blowout, Citysearchers give Karen @ Grapevine Salons five stars, noting her skill, creativity, and welcoming demeanor:
- Karen always takes the time to find out exactly what I'm looking for. I always walk out feeling like the most beautiful woman in the world. She is the only person who has been able to tame my frizzy, wild hair - I'll never go anywhere else! – shenjon2, Citysearch
- After the birth of my first son, Karen was honest enough to tell me that I was falling into the new mom slump of no style and boring hair. I trusted her to work her magic and she gave me the cutest bob that was easy to maintain and stylish. I received so many compliments on my new haircut. – lisaerin25, Citysearch
- I don't think I have great hair, so I am always shocked when people (who I don't even know sometimes) stop me to ask where I get my hair done. I've sent many people her way b/c the [sic] like my cut and or color. Karen is willing to try new things on my hair and it always ends up looking great. – mom2jandj, Citysearch
Karen @ Tropical Styles
Karen’s education did not stop when she graduated from the popular Federico Beauty Institute in California. The master stylist has spent the last 20 years honing her expert skills in foil highlighting techniques, dual coloring, gray blending, razor haircuts, and Brazilian Blowouts. No two snips of the scissors are the same for Karen, as she creates a custom haircut for each client based on their skin color and face shape. He hair-care services are aided by products from Wella, Paul Mitchell, and MoroccanOil.