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Reviewed April 22, 2014
Reviewed August 26, 2016
What You'll Get
Choose from Four Options
$85 for a women’s haircut and highlighting package ($185 total value)
- Women’s haircut ($55 value)
- Highlights ($105 value)
- Conditioning treatment ($25 value)<p>
$95 for a Brazilian blowout and moisture mask ($200 value)
$125 for a women’s haircut and Brazilian blowout package ($290 total value)
- Women’s haircut ($55 value)
- Brazilian blowout and moisture mask ($200 value)
- Styling ($35 value)<p>
$25 for one women’s haircut ($55 value)<p>
Keratin Treatments: Microscopic Mane Maintenance
Learn more about what will happen beneath the surface of your strands if you choose a Brazilian blowout by reading Groupon’s examination of keratin treatments.
Keratin is the molecular building block of human beauty—without this fibrous protein, humans wouldn’t have nails hard enough to polish, tooth enamel sturdy enough to withstand weekly brushings, or hair lush enough to style. Within each strand of hair, chains of keratin can be arranged in different molecular patterns, and this variation is what gives each head of hair its unique texture. For those who find their hair's unique texture a pain to deal with every morning, those keratin bonds can be chemically rearranged with popular salon treatments from Brazilian Blowout or Keratin Complex.
Stylists apply a keratin-rich solution that finds its way into each hair’s second layer, where it can chemically reprogram hair from an unruly, cigarette-smoking strand into a well-behaved member of the scalp’s society. The heat of a flat-iron straightens hair after the serum's application so that as the keratin molecules fuse to each strand, they’ll do so in the right position. Methylene glycol or formalin—which release formaldehyde under heat—typically function as the glue bonding the molecules during and after treatment. The result of all this chemistry is a straighter and smoother look that can last for two months or longer, and, although any heat-based treatment can be taxing on hair, its fortifying effects tend to leave hair glossier and more voluminous than other relaxers do. So although frizz disappears, waves or loose curls can continue to cascade across the shoulders.
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.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Appointment required. 24-hr cancellation notice required. For Brazilian Blowout: Price listed applies to shoulder length hair; additional charges for density and length. Additional charges must be paid in check or cash. Inside Sean Lauren Salon Ste. 11. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.