If the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, then disheveled hair provides the least efficient route for climbing monkeys to reach the bananas in your fruit hat. Today's Groupon tames tresses for easy scaling: for $99, you get a Brazilian blowout at Shear Envy Salon in Round Rock (a $250 value).
Shear Envy Salon’s trio of trained stylists transforms untamed tresses into smooth ’dos during Brazilian blowout treatments. During the eight-step, roughly 90-minute process, nimble hands apply shampoos, solutions, and serums designed to coat the hair shaft in keratin proteins, smoothing disheveled strands without exposure to jazz sax solos. A final blow-dry seals the stylist’s lock straightening in place for 10–12 weeks. Though Brazilian blowouts can often render wavy hair stick-straight, the treatment will allow curly hair to keep some of its curvature, ensuring that stray strands can still function as corkscrew stand-ins during hard-up wine tastings. Shear Envy Salon augments its straightening services with an abundance of digital amenities. Patrons can conduct pressing business midshampoo by connecting to the salon’s free WiFi network via smartphone or turn eyes toward wall-mounted high-definition TVs broadcasting cherished TV programs, such as conflict-free football and joint sessions of Congress baking brownies.
Some hair-straightening products that claim to be formaldehyde-free include aldehyde compounds, which are similar to the carcinogen formaldehyde. Side effects may include nosebleeds, headaches, vomiting, and respiratory problems, among others. Learn more about the health risks here.