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Posts made in September, 2020

Beyond Blow Outs

By on September 6, 2020 in About Halo |

As you know, our team of stylists are super-skilled at blow outs. But individually, many also excel in hair cuts and color (and possibly more, you’d have to ask them.) Fostering those skills and opportunity for our team, we’re encouraging our stylists to offer any services they wish to perform at Halo to any client who requests it. Please call 800-425-6179 to find out if your Halo stylist is offering any additional services. Upon re-opening, individual services available will be posted at each stylist’s station. It’s a cake and eat it too situation! One-stop hair-everything at Halo for you, and our stylists have the opportunity to side hustle in the very best way in our fabulous, clean, well-managed, fully-kitted-out salons. (During this time of COVID regulations, some independent services may not be possible. But something to look forward...

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Keratin Treatment: Pre-, During, and Post-Appointment

By on September 4, 2020 in Hair, Keratin |

  What to expect for the best results with your Keratin Complex Smoothing Therapy (not flattening!) or Keratin Complex Express Treatment. Please review the care recommendations in this post before you make your keratin treatment appointment to be sure you can commit to the practices and purchase any needed item. See also: Keratin Smoothing Treatment FAQs (Most frequently asked FAQ? What’s the difference between smoothing therapy and flattening/straitening?) Keratin Smoothing Treatment – Seven Time Winner! Keratin First-Timer BEFORE YOUR KERATIN APPOINTMENT Get your permanent color, semi-permanent color or highlights directly before your keratin treatment. The treatment seals in the color, making it last longer and appear more vibrant. Make sure no event requiring an up-do, hat, or any bands or clips is on your schedule as hair must hang loose for three days after your treatment. Review your calendar to be sure nothing requiring your hair to get wet is planned for the three days after your treatment.  This includes visits to humid places like the San Francisco Bay, our coast, and aquariums. Check the weather forecast.  Keratin treatments are fine for rainy days, but you’ll definitely want a rain coat with a loose hood and an umbrella. Tell your house mates that your hair must not get wet for three days after. Keratin treatments are not recommended for pregnant or nursing women. Stock up on sulfate-free shampoo and conditioners. More on this below. DURING YOUR KERATIN APPOINTMENT Please allow a two- to three-hour window for the Natural Keratin Smoothing Treatment and a one-hour window for Express Blow Out. Bring some entertainment (you won’t be able to wear earplugs.)  Magazines, books, tablet, check your e-mails, play Sudoku, etc. Know that you (your stylist, and other Halo guests) are safe.  We use Keratin Complex brand.  No formaldehyde or harmful chemicals. FOR THREE DAYS AFTER YOUR KERATIN APPOINTMENT Care during the 72 hours after your treatment (eight hours for our express keratin treatment) is key for optimal and the longest-lasting results.  The means three days of strict adherence to these guidelines: Do not get your hair wet! When you shower, use the absolute best shower cap. The Dry Diva brand – available at every Halo location – has never let us...

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