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Mina's Studio Blog - Articles Tagged 'Hair'


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On September 17th, Mina’s had the privilege of welcoming Moroccanoil educator Kevin Hughes into the studio for the afternoon. Based out of L.A., Kevin has been a stylist and color specialist for more than 20 years and has styled hair backstage at events for major names in fashion, as…

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On August 8th we announced, via Facebook, that two of our stylists, Lane Clements and Enrique Weffer, worked on a special photo shoot with Chapel Hill Magazine in which they provided hair and make-up. Well, Chapel Hill Magazines 4th Annual Foodie Issue is now available and we could not be…

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It's Wednesday and we have so much to catch you up on! First our stylists, Enrique Weffer and Lane Clements, will be participating in Raleigh's 7th annual fashionSpark this Thursday September 13th and the show starts at 8:00pm in downtown Raleigh. Enrique and Lane will be providing the styles for local…

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What: This light as air, 6-oil blend (Argan, Coconut, Macademia Nut, Sweet Almond, Safflower See and Grapseed Oil) vanishes into hair leaving it smooth, shiny and feather soft. Uv filters help maintain hair health not to mention it just smells amazing! How: Work sparingly into damp hair before heat-styling, or smooth…

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Tomorrow is Valentine's Day and what better way to say I love you than with the gift of relaxation. Purchase a Mina's Studio gift certificate for your special someone or even yourself! We offer a variety of services such as facials, massage, manicure, pedicure and more! Gift certificates can be…

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Featherlocks are a fun, new and creative way to add a little funk to your hair-style without the worries of altering your hair color. We carry the hair extensions in an array of colors and have three different mixes. We have the warm mix that are all the colors of…

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Mina’s Studio is thrilled to announce the arrival of Bumble & bumbles newest product line, Bb Shine. The sure thing for shimmer, Let it Shine Shampoo and Conditioner and Shine On Finishing Spray lets your hair sparkle naturally so every lock catches the light. Let it Shine Shampoo and Conditioner dissolves…

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I, Jorge Esquivel, founder of 171 Hair Studio, have joined the most prestigious and innovative salon in the heart of Chapel Hill, Mina's Studio. I worked on Franklin Street for over 20 years and my motivation to work with Mina's came from wanting to surround myself with the most talented hair…

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If you missed it Mina’s Studio salon owners, Louann Doran and Alejandra Scott, were interviewed Thursday March 10th by the locally known radio personality Ron Stutts to talk about our involvement in the 2nd annual Marry Me Ron Stutts contest where one lucky couple will receive a free wedding and…

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Book with Kelsey during the week of March 29th through April 3rd and you will receive 25% off of your hair service total (be sure to mention the special when you make the appointment). Kelsey graduated from the Douglas J Aveda Institute in Michigan, is certified in Keratin treatments and has…

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Vote in Independent Best of the Triangle, Chapel Hill News Rose Awards and Metro Bravo Awards. Please show your support and vote Mina's for best salon, spa, nail spa, haircut and customer service in Orange county! Thank you ......to our clients who have helped make us the "best of" for many…

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We were one of few salons in the area invited to attend a sneak peek of Bumble & bumble’s new product, Bb.Texture, that will launch this month and will be in our studio soon! The event was hosted by Bumble at the well-known spot, the Reservoir, in Carrboro, North Carolina. Alejandro…

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We would like to offer a special welcome to Jorge Esquivel, our new platinum level hair stylist. Jorge has over 25 years of experience and has been a known name in the industry and around town for a long time. Jorge specializes in hair cutting and stays up to date…

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The holidays are wrapping up and so should you! Take a break from the chaos and treat yourself or someone you love to a relaxing facial, a soothing massage or maybe you need a quick up-do for a holiday gathering. Visit Mina’s and let our staff help you relax during…

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I’m, Shelia Manciu, Gold level hair stylist for Mina’s Studio. The weather outside is frightful, so the song lyric goes. Imagine what the frightful weather is doing to your hair. Come in to Mina’s, have a warm latte on us and get those winter ends mended with one of our…

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The holiday season is winding down, don't leave your gift giving to the last minute! Treat someone you love this holiday season to the gift of relaxation and purchase a Mina's Studio gift card. Gift cards can be purchased for any value in-store or online at  http://minasstudio.com/gift-cards/ . As an…

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We would like to offer a special welcome to Dayana Flores, our new silver level hair stylist. Dayana has over eight years of experience and was trained in the New York International Beauty School as well as taking classes in Milan, Italy and Alfaparf. She is certified in Keratins and…

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See your stylist for conditioning treatments to help with dry scalp during the cold, dry winter months. Your stylist can also remove any brittle split ends from damaged hair that can begin to spread. Stop by Mina's Studio in Chapel Hill and talk to one of our…

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Use Bumble & bumble Brilliantine for that languid, sexy, slept-in look — add Bumble and bumble Styling creme for separation and shine.

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Repair, seal and smooth even the most damaged hair - protect against the drying winter months.

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Hair powders add sexy volume, extend the life of a blow-dry by absorbing excess oil and provide a dry texture that keeps pins and clips from slipping. The shades enhance or shift hair color.

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Use thick, rich, moisturizing conditioners made for your hair type to counter winter's dryness. Also limit the use of blow dryers to avoid excessive dryness.

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Give yourself a new look for spring - new trends in structured haircuts, voluminous hair and up-dos. You can trust the salon professionals at Mina's Studio as we were voted best hair salon in North Carolina by Metro Magazine, best haircuts by Herald-Sun, best beauty salon by Chapel…

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Hair tends to become dry, dull and brittle with summer sun and swimming - remember to deep condition your hair at least once a week.

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Get an early start this year and avoid the Black Friday craziness with some gift ideas for your family or friends in Chapel Hill and the surrounding Triangle area. Whether it's a great gift package or a gift card to let them enjoy whatever beauty salon service they like best…

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Don't forget about our featured stylist of the week - Sheila Manciu! This week from November 15-21, see our Gold hair stylist, Sheila at a very special "Stylist of the Week" discount.  Simply book any hair service  with Sheila and receive 25% your service total. To be eligible for the …

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Treat someone you love this holiday season with the gift of relaxation by purchasing a Mina’s Studio gift certificate and you will receive a free product gift certificate on us! Purchase a $150.00 gift certificate and receive a free $25.00 product gift certificate. Purchase a $300.00 gift certificate and receive a free…

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If you have been to our studio but have never met Shelia you are missing out!  Shelia has 18 years of experience and specializes in men’s cuts and various shades of blonde highlighting. "I see my job as and art form and I love what I do. I will always…

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Mina's Studio is proud to be a supporter of American Express' event to promote small local businesses like Mina's Studio. Mina's Studio has been proudly serving the Chapel Hill area for over 20 years and has been a mainstay of the triangle for those looking for hair, body, skin and…

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Make sure you don’t miss our Featured Stylist of the Week, Jackie, and take advantage of 25% off your service this week! Hurry and book your appointment with Jackie before time runs out on Saturday October 24th. Jackie has certification from the Aveda Institute and has a passion…

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A special thanks to all the Mina's Studio employees and clients that helped contribute to making this year's Lee Denim Day a great success. Every year more and more people around the country combine forces to raise breast cancer awareness and raise funds to help this great cause. "Mina's Studio…

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We pride ourselves on continuing education so that we can bring you the latest trends and styles. We had an Aveda instructor, Jeffery, come to our studio to educate our stylists on the Aveda Deep Color Line that is geared towards people with very dark hair and is used to…

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We have had such a great response to our September Student Special and we want you to keep the requests coming! For the whole month of September any student new to our studio that shows a valid student ID will receive 25% off of your service. That’s right, any service…

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Make sure you don’t miss our Featured Stylist of the Week, Nicole, and take advantage of 25% off your service this week! This special is in full swing so book your appointment with Nicole before time runs out on Saturday September 18th. Nicole is an Aveda trained stylist whose specialties…

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We would like to welcome back students with a great opportunity for a new look, some pampering or a little relief from those stressful classes and at a great price! Any student who has never been to Mina’s Studio before and shows a valid student ID will receive 25% off any…

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This breakthrough treatment allows men and women with curly, frizzy and unmanageable hair the option of frizz control, shine and the option of wearing hair predominantly straight. Two versions are currently available: full Brazilian Keratin Treatment and the Keratin Express. Both products give hair the ability…

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Be the first to know about some of our upcoming September events.  Our next Featured Stylist of the Week is Nicole, one of our bronze level stylists. An Aveda graduate (and a graduate from our rigurous apprentice program), Nicole says "Hair is my passion!" Experience it yourself from September 12-18th…

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This week is the last week to take advantage of our terrific special: With any full facial or full body massage, receive a complimentary Mina's manicure! Call our front desk at 919.968.8548 to schedule you're appointment before it's too late! Mina’s Studio, a full service beauty salon in Chapel Hill,…

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Following this week's Brazilian Keratin class, we've received several new and fabulous retail products that we can't get enough of! First, you may have heard about MoroccanOil, an ultra-light treatment that helps add shine and luster to your hair, reduces your drying time and strengthens and conditions your hair.  Our stylists…

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We've got an exciting week here at Mina's Studio! Our stylists are prepping for a class this morning on our Brazilian Keratin Relaxers.  Our clients have been raving about the amazing results and finally, we'll have more stylists certified to perform this service for YOU! Don't forget, too, that there's a…

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We are currently looking for two hair models for a Bb Razor Cutting Demo class next Thursday with Alejandro. If you have collar-bone length hair and would be willing to cut to a bob OR long hair and would be willing to have layers, please contact us! Class is…

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David Stanko, New York City's best colorist, educator and color developer, was in Raleigh this past weekend to lead a class in advanced color placement and formulations entitled "Exploring the or in Haircolor." Both Louann and Alejandra, owners of Mina's Studio, attended the class and came back with a wealth…

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If you have been to Mina's but haven't met Gabriela, you're missing out! Gabriela has over 14 years of cosmetology experience and has a wealth of training knowledge--from international schooling to classes with Aveda, Dermalogica, SkinCeuticals and Keratin Relaxers, Gabriela has it all.  Her specialties include highlighting, working with curly-haired…

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If you don't have plans for tomorrow night, join some of our staff at the Best of the Triangle Party hosted by the Independent Weekly!  The event begins at 6pm at the Golden Belt in Durham and will last until approximately 11pm.  In addition to music by Birds and Arrows,…

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Another giant applause and a heartfelt thanks to everyone who voted in Metro Magazine's 2010 Bravo Awards!  For the fourth year in a row, Mina's Studio was voted the Best Salon in the Triangle by Metro Magazine readers.  Thank you so much for everyone's continued support; we really couldn't be…

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It seems that Mother's Day was just yesterday, but already it's time to start thinking ahead for Father's Day!  For our fathers, we have a nice treat planned for the entire weekend!  With any service booked Friday, June 18th, Saturday, June 19th or Sunday, June 20th, every father, father-to-be and…

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If you've been to Mina's anytime in the last two years, you may have noticed a poster of a swimming otter by our front door... or you may have walked by without giving it a second glance.   The poster was given to us by Matter of Trust, a non-profit charity…

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Meet Maximo, our Stylist of the Week (through May 29th)!   Although Maximo is one of the newest members to join our team, his experience and talent have clients flocking back to his chair. Maximo has over 15 years of experience and has been trained by some of the industry's best…

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Thank you so much for everyone who helped vote Mina's Studio the Best Hair Salon in Chapel Hill for the 6th year in a row (!!!) in the Chapel Hill News' annual Rose Awards!  We also received, for the fourth year in a row, an award for the Best Spa. …

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Meet Maximo, our next Stylist of the Week (May 25-29)!   Although Maximo is one of the newest members to join our team, his experience and talent have clients flocking back to his chair. Maximo has over 15 years of experience and has been trained by some of the industry's best and…

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For all you long-time Aveda devotees who lamented the loss of the Elixir Leave-In Conditioner, we have a new product we think you'll love.  Aveda's new Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair is a daily leave-in treatment that instantly repairs damaged hair, protects against heat styling and helps detangle your hair…

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Tomorrow is the last day to cast your vote in the Independent Weekly's popular "Best Of" contest.  Ballots are being accepted online and it's never been easier. Simply click here to start voting (and remember to vote for Mina's as the Best Hair salon in the Triangle)! If you're interested in…

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If you're undecided about a new spring look, or just want an update to your current look, there's never been a better time to try out our Gold level stylist, Sheila! All of next week (April 11-April 17), we're offering a very special "Stylist of the Week" discount.  Simply book…

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Bringing a friend to Mina's Studio has never been so easy... and so rewarding!  For a couple of days only (from 2-6pm on April 19th, April 21st, April 26th and April 28th), bring a friend with you and both of you will receive 50% of your services!  Never been to…

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We'd like to give a hearty congratulations to Celeste and Ryan Evans, the winning couple of the "Marry Me Ron Stutts" contest, sponsored by WCHL 1360AM. The winner was announced at a fabulous party, hosted by the Siena Hotel this past Monday.  Both Louann Doran, co-owner of Mina's Studio, and Gabriela…

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It's still not too late to enter WCHL's "Marry Me Ron Stutts" giveaway! You've got until Friday to submit your application. One lucky bride will be getting spoiled, head to toe, with a variety of services from our award-winning staff! You can find complete contest rules and an entry form…

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Runway hair has seen everything from crimped hair to ballerina buns and braids. See your Mina's Studio hair stylist for a new look for spring!

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Did you know that we offer an easy and convenient way for you to schedule your next appointment with us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week? If you're not signed up for Online Booking, you're missing out! Never before have you had so much flexibility in choosing your services,…

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If you have not tried it yet you will love Aveda Smooth Infusion and Conditioner - it can smooth and soften hair up to 60%! It is a great way to help hydrate and straighten your hair - especially great if your hair is dry and needs some shine (perfect…

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Don't forget to tune your AM radio dial to 1360 tomorrow morning at 7:30am to listen to Alejandra and Louann's interview with Ron Stutts on WCHL's Morning News. Remember, too, if you're not in your car or near a radio, you can always visit WCHL's home page to listen from any…

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Just a quick mid-week update to let you know some exciting news! Alejandra and Louann will be interviewed by the WCHL-1360 morning host, Ron Stutts, on Thursday morning at 7:30am. If you're not in your car, don't worry! You can listen through their website by clicking the link near the…

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Due to inclimate weather the Carolina Inn Bridal Fair in Chapel Hill has been rescheduled to Sunday, February 7, 2010 from 1:00pm - 4:00pm. The bridal fair is a Carolina Inn tradition of bringing together the area's most distinguished vendors and experts from all avenues of wedding planning and Mina's…

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Bumble recently reformulated their fabulous treatment line to be paraben-free and to deliver faster results. Their new "Wear and Care" line features two easy identifiable lines--Quenching and Mending. The reformulated products arrived on our doorstep this week and we are really excited to welcome them back! Not…

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Aveda has added two new products to their ever-popular Light Elements line: a Shaping Wax and Texturizing Creme. The Light Elements Shaping Wax is made with organic beeswax and jojoba wax help provide unique pliability to any hair type. It has a firm, movable hold but it…

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It's the time of year where we start prepping for our annual appearance at the Carolina Inn Bridal Fair in Chapel Hill, North Carolina! The bridal fair is a Carolina Inn tradition of bringing together the area's most distinguished vendors and experts from all avenues of wedding planning and…

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One of the many reasons why Mina's Studio is a step above our competition is because we have a staff fully dedicated to achieving the highest education possible in our respective fields. We're happy to let you know about some upcoming educational events that will, in turn, benefit you! First, we'll be…

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Please mark on your calendars that Mina's Studio will be closed on Thursday, December 24th, Friday, December 25th and Saturday, December 26th in observance of the holidays. We will reopen at 12pm on Sunday, December 27th. In observance of the New Year, we will be closing @ 4pm on Thursday,…

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International celebrity chooses Mina's Studio for hair and make-up for magazine photoshoot Mina's Studio stylist Gabriela Bozymski is called out in Italian magazine Chi for her hair styling and make-up of celebrity Justine Mattera and her mother Regina. The article "American Beauty", was featured in the September issue of Chi magazine.…

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Do some damage control with a deep conditioner if you notice your hair drying out. Your hair only needs to be washed out twice a week - but it's important to wash out any styling products that weigh down your hair.

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Use a weekly deep treatment masque, especially if your hair is dry, damaged or curly. Some of our favorites are Bumble and bumble's Deeep or Crème de Coco Masque.

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Do some damage control with a deep conditioner if you notice your hair drying out. Your hair only needs to be washed out twice a week - but it's important to wash out any styling products that weigh down your hair.

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One of the most important things you can do for your hair is a deep conditioning treatment to keep hair healthy and beautiful during the summer.

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Remember to protect your hair from the sun, condition it and wear it up to keep cool.

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Now is a good time to try something different. Neglected your hair during the winter? Try a shorter cut that provides a lot of styling options.

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After all the summer abuse your hair has taken from the sun and pool chemicals give it a fresh cut and good conditioner to help restore it. Ask your stylist to recommend the best for you!

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Mina's Studio, Lark Home Apparel, & Purple Puddle teamed up for the first time to put on a fall charity fashion show at The Franklin. The event raised $8,000 with all the proceeds benefiting the UNC Center for Women's Health Research and the UNC Center for Women's Mood Disorders. About…

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Use ceramic curling irons to smooth out that summer frizz.

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Whether you like your hair to be straight and sleek or you prefer soft curls, you need control. Frizz is out and shiny smooth hair is what is in.

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This replenishing regimen corrects moisture depletion using luxurious formulas that replicate and supplement natural lipids to help protect and repair the scalp and promote optimal moisture balance, body and shine.

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