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Introducing Sonya Benham’s new role as a beauty blogger for Babble.com. Continue reading
by By now, you’ve probably seen or heard the words “sulfate-free” when shopping for shampoo. But, if you are like most of my clients, you may not know what sulfates are and why they should be avoided. Sulfates are surfactants … Continue reading
by Haircoloring products generally fall into four categories: temporary, semi-permanent, demi-permanent and permanent. Today I will explain the chemical action of permanent haircolor, which, along with demi-permanent formulas, is most widely used in salons. Permanent haircolor is most often used … Continue reading