Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
At Salon Envy, we frequently get distressed phone calls from new customers asking about how to fix their damaged hair. Sometimes box dyes did the damage or too much heat styling or too many bleaches. Regardless of the cause, though, it's a common complaint. That's why we put together this list of 3 ways to protect or repair damaged hair.
Get Frequent Trims
One of the most important things to do when you have damaged hair is to trim your split ends. We know how hard it is to lose even a small amount of your hair's length, but we can promise you that it helps. When you get regular haircuts, your hair gets healthier faster and isn't weighed down by dead ends. Plus, it's easy to stay on a schedule at Salon Envy. After your first haircut with us, you get a discount for every haircut that you pre-book and keep! It's a great way to stay committed to keeping your hair healthy.
Use Deep Conditioning Treatments
Deep conditioning treatments are a great way to nourish and protect damaged hair. They help lock in moisture and keep your hair looking shiny and smooth. We offer a number of deep conditioning treatments at Salon Envy, including Continuum and Olaplex. Though the in-house versions of these treatments, which are applied by our talented stylists, are more effective you can also purchase at-home versions of them right here at Salon Envy in Lincoln Park. These are great for keeping your hair healthy in between services.
Minimize Heat Styling and Dying
Heat styling and over-dying already damaged hair can often make it more brittle and course. We recommend you give your hair a break from all that punishment and let it grow. You can also use a number of effective heat protectant products, such as the Soft Lacquer Heat Styling Spray from Oribe or the Leave-In.Protection from Kevin.Murphy. Our stylists swear by these amazing products! If you use products like these when you heat style your hair and you continue to get trims and deep condition it, it will get back to normal way faster. In the meantime, it may be beneficial to learn some new ways to style your hair. You can always ask your stylist at Salon Envy for tips and tricks to style damaged hair!
Ultimately, the best way to help damaged hair is time. But these tips should keep you happier with your hair along the way! Book your deep conditioning treatment or trim at Salon Envy today to start your journey toward healthier, happier hair.
Posted: Saturday, February 25, 2017
Rhymes with Maserati and its basically that in a shampoo.
BEAUTIFULLY DESIGNED and WORKS FAST.
Silverati by Oribe was designed to brighten, intensely-hydrating conditioner, banishes dullness and yellow tones while restoring youthfulness, elasticity, and shine.
Perfect for BLONDES & aging hair.
Posted: Saturday, February 04, 2017
How to create the perfect curls with Oribe.
Curl Gloss Hydration & Hold
Curl without crunch. This lightweight glossing gel shapes and shines for ultra-hydrating control. A blend of Brazilian extracts, including passion flower, jicama and cupuacu fight humidity and deeply condition for soft yet defined curls that hold all day. Curl without crunch. This lightweight glossing gel shapes and shines for ultra-hydrating control. A blend of Brazilian extracts, including passion flower, jicama and cupuacu fight humidity and deeply condition for soft yet defined curls that hold all day.
Apply to DAMP curls. Diffuse or Air-Dry.
Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Blonde Problems: Restore The Integrity Of Over-Processed, Dull, Broken Hair
Prevent And Repair Breakage
Keep Those Unwanted Brassy Tones At Bay
If you're like most blondes, you know that keeping your hair healthy and luminous can be a challenge. Regardless of which lightener you use, it is inevitable that you're hair is going to suffer much more than if you didn't color it at all, but us ladies would rather maintain our general fabulousness than think twice about pushing the limits on the strength of our hair. Fortunately, there are things you can do to prevent and help restore the breakage that comes with being a blonde.
Using salon grade products only when you're in salon is the first mistake you're making. Just because once every month or two when you get your hair done and use top of the line products at that time, doesn't mean that you can go to your local drug store and pick up whatever shampoo and conditioner is on sale once you leave. There is a reason why great salons carry great hair care lines, and it's not to force you to buy something that you don't need. (it's the opposite!)
YOUR HAIRSTYLIST CARES ABOUT THE HEALTH OF YOUR HAIR (maybe even more than you do!)
As hairstylists, we work hard to make you look amazing and the right home-care products are one of the most important parts of keeping you looking just as great as you did when you left the salon!
Option #1 Home-Care recommendations for blondes who need repair and prevent breakage and aren't concerned about brassiness
Oribe Gold Lust Shampoo
Oribe Gold Lust Conditioner
Orbie Gold Lust Masque
Oribe Gold Lust Balm d'Or
This is our go-to repairing collection! (P.S. you don't have to be blonde to use these products, they work for everyone with damaged hair!)
A great shampoo and conditioner are the BARE MINIMUM of products you should have at home!
Gold Lust Shampoo and Conditioner Key Points:
-Reinforces the inner strength of each hair strand while restoring moisture without weighing it down
-Reverses damage by sealing in moisture to streghthen hair
-Helps reduce split ends and protects against future damage
A few key ingredients:
-Oribe Signature Complex (Watermelon, Lychee and Edelweiss Flower Extracts) defends hair from oxidative stress, photoaging and the deterioration of natural Keratin, all while protecting from the drying, damaging and color-depleting effects of the elements.
-Argan Oil adds healthy shine, repairs damage and controls frizz.
-Bio-Restorative Complex, including Plant Collagen, Caffeine, Biotin and Niacinamide, repairs damage by penetrating the root to fortify, deeply nourish and streghthen the cuticle from the inside out while also stimulating the scalp circulation and rejuvenating hair follicles.
Use this shampoo and conditioner as part of your everyday routine to ensure that your hair has the bare minimum amount of protection from previous color, heat styling and natural effects of the elements!
The next step in your hair care routine is an amazing weekly hair masque. Masques give your hair extra moisture and protection against previous and future hair stressers including heat styling and coloring. This is a great product to use once weekly, as needed (ladies with a ton of hair can use this as a daily conditioner) or before going to the salon to have your hair colored!
Gold Lust Transformative Masque Key Points:
-Provides intense nourishment and conditioning
-Strengthens the cuticle and fills in weak spots
-Improves elasticity for ageless hair
The last step for your daily repairing essentials is a great heat protectant. This is an essential product to protect your hair from blowdrying and heat styling. You use this product everytime after you shampoo, condition, rinse and towel dry to ensure the maximum heat protection.
Gold Lust Balm d'Or Heat Styling Shield Key Points:
-Shields fragile and weak hair strands from thermal damage
-Leaves hair looking ultra-sleek and shiny
-Fights frizz and flyaways
-Makes hair easier to style and manage
Option #2 - Home-Care recommendations for blondes who need to repair and prevent breakage and also want to dimish brassy tones
Oribe Bright Blonde Shampoo
Oribe Bright Blonde Conditioner
Oribe Bright Blonde Radiance and Repair Treatment
This collection is amazing for repairing hair while keeping brassy tones at bay!
REMEMBER: A great shampoo and conditioner are the BARE MINIMUM of products you should have at home!
Bright Blonde Shampoo and Conditioner Key Points:
-Contains optimal level of violet pigments to brighten and eliminate brassiness
-Rich, indulgent and lightweight formula
-Easily detangles and prevents breakage
A few key ingredients:
-Pure Violet Pigment and Reflective Pearl corrects brassiness, tones highlights and imparts luminescent brightness and shine
-Purple Orchid Extract, known as the flower of longevity, repairs damaged hair, conditions and prevents moisture loss
-Brightening Complex (Lemon, Ginger Root and Chamomile Extracts) optimizes shade, tonality and luminosity
Bright Blonde shampoo and conditioner are safe for everyday use or can be used as your toner fades and you need some extra help keeping the brassy tones out!
For blondes with extremely porus, damaged hair, this spray treatment is a great once weekly deep conditioning treatment to help repair and rebuild the integrity of your hair.
Bright Blonde Radiance & Repair Treatment Key Points:
-Repairs damaged, porous blonde hair
-Instantly brightens and tones brassiness
-Immediately increases elasticity and softens dry, brittle strands
-Seals split ends
A few key ingredients:
-Proteomic Restoration Protein mimics the hair structure to target damage and repair split ends for healthier looking hair
-Pea Extract restores softness and elasticity for hair that is visibly less damaged, porous and brittle
-Pure Violet Pigment removes brassiness and yellow tones from blonde and highlighted hair
All of these are great options that you can mix and match for home use based on your stylist's recommendations. At the end of the day, your stylist knows your hair and knows what will work best based on your hair type, needs and level of damage. So next time you're at the salon getting your hair done, ask your stylist questions and listen to their recommendations, they are there to answer all of your questions and ensure the health of your hair!