A Beauty Look We Love!

Blonde hair can make a huge statement. And when you add some contrast you can make the look even cooler! That’s where the brow and hair mismatching combination comes in!

The blonde hair and dark eyebrow look is starting to get more and more popular because brows are a huge accessory statement to the face, wearing them full and bold. Contrasting brow to hair colour is a confidence boosting alternative to a natural, soft matched hair to brow.

You choose how edgy you want to make your look, whether you want a slight or drastic contrast. Going with a bold eyebrow look will make your eyes pop because bold brows will frame your eyes and people will be drawn to that area. Matching your brows to your hair could possibly give you a washed out look.

There are quite a few factors that determine what level of contrast is best for each person that sits in our chair. Factors such as skin tone, eye colour, eyebrow shape and fringe or bang are some things that contribute to the overall look. We suggest to take it slow and slightly increase the shade.

Here are some of our favourite looks!

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We also suggest testing darker eyebrows and maintaining a beautifully bold brow with brow makeup tools. We recommend the Mirabella eyebrow products. Come into the salon for a brow consultation and application to learn what you can do with your eyebrows!

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The Quick Brow Powder creates beautiful brows in only seconds! This product is a revolutionary new powder that sweeps on to instantly fill brows. It’s very easy to apply and stays put for long wear without any fallout. It has buildable coverage for a range of brow looks from natural to bold!

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The Brow Pencil sculpts and fills in brows naturally with fine point precision pencil that won’t chip during application. The pencil glides on so smoothly for controlled lining with rich, blendable colour. It’s both smudge proof and waterproof that lasts all day long.

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The Brow Shaper. Take charge of your brows with this all in one shaper that defines, grooms, fills gaps, and thickens brows! An easy sweep of the brush can perfect your brows. It’s a brow kit in a bottle!

Hair Creations Now Offers Keratin Smoothing Complex – So What is It?

What is Keratin?
– Keratin is a fibrous protein found naturally within the hair. In fact, the hair is mainly made up of Keratin associated proteins.
– Keratin acts as a protective shield against humidity which is the primary cause of frizz.
– Over time the hair loses Keratin from exposure to the sun, environmental factors, styling, and chemical services.

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THE POWER OF KERATIN TREATMENT
Keratin Treatment is effective on all hair types. What it does is replenish lost Keratin and repair damage, it locks out humidity to reduce unwanted frizz, and gives the hair increased manageability alongside styling versatility. The treatment rebuilds strength, restores smoothness and elasticity, and gives hair a healthier appearance.

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STRAIGHTENING VS SMOOTHING
Conventional straighteners and relaxers may break protein bonds in the hair structure which cause the strands to reform into a permanent straight shape.
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Keratin technology doesn’t break hair’s bonds, it delivers smoother hair that can be styled wavy or straight. Keratin penetrates hair structure and it is then sealed within the cortex to repair damage.

4 STEPS OF THE KERATIN TREATMENT

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SO WHAT TREATMENT IS BEST FOR YOU?
The best way is to contact us at Hair Creations Salon to determine which Keratin Complex Smoothing Treatment will be the most appropriate for your hair type and lifestyle. But we have listed the options below.

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In Salon – Hair Smoothing Keratin Treatments
The below treatments show that there is a solution for every hair type, lifestyle, and budget. These treatment solutions range from time it takes to complete the service, the length of time which the treatment lasts, and the waiting period to shampoo or style after the treatment. Generally these factors range from longest service and most expensive while longest lasting to the opposite.

The Signature Smoothing Solution – best for any hair type with frizz or curl who is seeking longest lasting smoothness, manageability, and protection against humidity.
The Signature Smoothing Solution for Fragile Hair – great for blonde hair, but best for any hair with curl and frizz that need extra care and conditioning while still wanting longest lasting results.
The Speedy Smoothing Solution – best for any frizz or curly hair type, but for someone looking for a quick smoothing solution.
The Same Day Smoother best for any hair type with frizz, for a person who wants convenience of same day styling, shampooing, and conditioning.
Curl Controller best for any hair type with natural texture who want to control and refine the curl while taming frizz.
Intelligent Blow Dry featuring a revitalizing smoothing system best for those with frizzy hair who want healthier looking, shinier and more manageable hair.

BOOSTERS
A blow dry service in between your Keratin Treatments.

Hair Treatment Boosters – REPLENISHER – Best for any hair type. This treatment delivers a renewed radiance to the hair while locking frizz out.
Vital Shot Restorative Keratin Ampoules SERIOUS HAIR REPAIR – This is best for dull and damaged hair that needs to be brought back to life. It delivers instant frizz control, renewed strength, and resilience plus protection against future damage.

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Layer one of this shot opens up the cuticle, layer two fills the gaps with Keratin where Keratin was depleted

 

 

There are a lot of options so talk with your stylist to decide which Keratin Treatment is best for you!

The photos are taken from the Keratin Complex social media pages.

#1 Tip for Colour Treated Hair

I think that 95% of women and men have colour in their hair. Whether you’ve got a subtle shade to increase the vibrancy of your hair or if you are covering up unwanted grey hair or maybe you love to do something drastic and completely change your hair colour with each season. No matter the degree which we colour our hair, it needs nourishment in order to grow and to hang on to the hair colour.

So our #1 TIP for Colour Treated Hair is: CONDITIONING.

First of all, your hair does need to be washed in order to unclog your pores. You don’t just need to wash your hair for clean hair, but for a healthy scalp as well. You can compare it to washing your skin in order to unclog the pores on your face. A healthy scalp means healthy hair.

The most crucial step is the conditioner. This tones and moisturizes your scalp and hair.  The conditioner keeps your hair nutrient rich. This not only keeps your hair strong, but it helps to hold the colour longer! A proper conditioner will help the vibrancy of your colour last and keep your hair soft. Thats why we think this minor investment is so important!

A healthy scalp means your hair will continue to grow. And stronger hair keeps your ends from breaking.

So you don’t need to be afraid to wash your hair and as a result turn to dry shampoo. If you use the right products you can wash your hair more often without compromising the colour.

We ALWAYS suggest going right to your stylist when looking to colour your hair and choosing products to use at home. I don’t know if I need to still say this, but stay away from box colour! Box colour is not healthy for your hair and it has unpredictable results both when you apply it AND the next time you have your hair coloured. It can be a nightmare!

So go to your stylist, they know your hair, they know what salon products were used on your hair at your last appointment, and they can choose something to suit your lifestyle. You will save a lot of money when talking directly with your stylist.

Next, look for products that are safe. Something that is parabon free, sulphate free, and something with uv protection is a great place to start. We carry Redken products at our salon, Hair Creations, they have a variety of shampoo and conditioner sets that are great for your hair. Another amazing product to try right now is Olaplex it allows you to take your hair colour to the next level without the usual damage. So go and talk with your stylist they will make sure you have nutrient rich, healthy hair!

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