When mothers first sprinkle a baby’s bald head with water and fertilizers, they can only guess how the ensuing hair will grow. Today’s Groupon lets clients take control of their own wildly growing follicles: for $99, you get a Brazilian blowout treatment at Origina Salon Spa (a $350 value) in Franklin.
Origina pairs a tranquil environment with a talented staff of coiffure-shaping hair whisperers to achieve deft follicle taming. Before a Brazilian blowout treatment begins, a member of Origina's highly trained staff guides each customer to a comfy chair and saturates hairnests with a clarifying shampoo. After tresses have been rinsed and dried, a stylist will divide locks into regions and comb an equal share of a keratin-rich solution into each area, introducing cuticle-flattening protein layers and defying the laws of primogeniture. Hair-wranglers then blow-dry nutrient-enriched manes, dividing them into very small sections, and use a flat iron heated to 450 degrees to set strands on the straight and narrow, then rinse and blow-dry again. The treatment takes about two hours and, according to Origina, smooth 'dos can last from 10–12 weeks.
- I have been going to Origina for the past 3 years and they are incredible.– kensajolaw, Citysearch
Origina Salon and Spa
The artistic team at Origina Salon and Spa metamorphoses client style using Aveda's plant-based products. Before each hairstyling, staff members perform an in-depth consultation to assess each client's hair health, styling prowess, and favorite traffic sign before designing a custom cut. Small luxuries, such as a scalp massage during shampoos, elevate treatments to pampering sessions. Professional makeup specialists dispense lessons and tips as they paint faces with Aveda's pore-friendly products, whose hues change seasonally or based on the sun's mood. Personalized facials draw their restorative power not only from a custom blend of skincare products but also from facial massage, a combination of rejuvenating and relaxing pressure-point and Ayurvedic techniques. Many treatments, including waxing, incorporate essential-oil aromas tailored to calm the senses and soothe the skin. The salon's simple, organic aesthetic of warm-toned walls and wooden fixtures complements its philosophy of natural beauty and natural products.