Aftercare

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Blonding Aftercare

BENEFITS Specialty blonding techniques are customized for your hair to brighten and create a beautiful grow out.  Techniques used include traditional balayage, foilayage, teasylights, babylights, ombre, root smudge, and root shadow. SERVICE DURATION  4-6+ Hours and multiple sessions RECOMMENDED MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Gloss and Bonding Treatment 6-8 weeks Blonding Touch up 12-16 weeks HOME CARE ESSENTIALS Bond Builders: Blonding removes proteins, and requires extra homecare maintenance. Bond Builders such as K18 and Olaplex are essential to restore shine, strengthen, reduce fading, and seal your hair. Masks: When blonding, regular conditioner is not potent enough for the moisture your hair requires. Step up your routine by substituting conditioner with a nourishing mask. GOOD TO KNOW Invest in a shower head filter to reduce dulling, brassiness, and dryness High heat can darken and yellow the hair. Use a great heat protectant such as the Kerastase thermiques, and turn down your irons.

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Dimension Aftercare

BENEFITS Specialty techniques including traditional foiling, foilayage, teasylights and balayage are used to enhance your natural hair with dimension. Partial dimension creates a very soft subtle dimension, and full dimension creates a brighter look. SERVICE DURATION  3-4+ Hours RECOMMENDED MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Dimension Refresh 8-10 weeks ​HOME CARE ESSENTIALS Bond Builders: Blonding removes proteins, and requires extra homecare maintenance. Bond Builders such as K18 and Olaplex are essential to restore shine, strengthen, reduce fading, and seal your hair. GOOD TO KNOW  Invest in a Shower head filter to reduce dulling, brassiness, and dryness High heat can darken and yellow the hair. Use a great heat protectant such as the Kerastase thermiques, and turn down your irons.

Color Aftercare

BENEFITS Perfect for gray blending, adding depth, and cooling off warmth in the hair. SERVICE DURATION 2 Hours ​MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Root Retouch 3-6 weeks ​HOME CARE ESSENTIALS Chroma Absolu hair care collection is the ultimate color care solution. Infused with Restoring acids, it strengthens hair by providing restorative care and nourishment for color-treated hair, preventing color fading, featuring anti-frizz properties and resulting in healthy, shiny hair. ​GOOD TO KNOW Kerastase is a double shampoo system. Apply a quarter-sized amount of shampoo. Rinse thoroughly. Repeat. The second lather will produce a more abundant foam which will help cleanse lengths all the way to the ends.

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Vivid Aftercare

BENEFITS First, blonding services are customized to achieve a foundation for your vivid coloring. A vivid overlay is then applied on top. Enjoy our snacks and refreshments during this time intensive service! SERVICE DURATION  6-8+ Hours ​RECOMMENDED MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Vivid Overlay Refresh  6-8 weeks Blonding Touch up & Overlay 12-16 weeks HOME CARE ESSENTIALS Bond Builders: Bond Builders such as K18 and Olaplex are essential to restore shine, strengthen, and seal your hair. ​Color Bomb: Nourish your hair and brighten your vivid color in one step. Ask us about creating your custom color bomb. ​Water Temperature: use cool water when washing to reduce fade out ​Vivid Safe Shampoo: Use a color protecting shampoo such as Color Extend Magnetics or Chroma Absolu, and limit shampoos per week ​GOOD TO KNOW Invest in a Shower head filter to reduce dulling, brassiness, and dryness ​High heat can darken and yellow the hair. Use a great heat protectant such as the Kerastase thermiques, and turn down your irons.

Correction / Silver Aftercare

BENEFITS Correcting overly dark, patchy, brassy hair and removing permanent or vivid colors. Color correction is different for everyone and customized to you. Color corrections are charged on an hourly basis plus product, and we always include bonders to keep your hair feeling healthy ​SERVICE DURATION  6-10+ Hours and multiple sessions ​RECOMMENDED MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Gloss and Bonding Treatment 4-6 weeks Additional Correction sessions 4-8  weeks ​HOME CARE ESSENTIALS Bond Builders: Color Correcting removes proteins, and requires extra homecare maintenance. Bond Builders such as K18 and Olaplex are essential to restore shine, strengthen, and seal your hair. ​Toning Masks: Regular conditioner is not potent enough for the moisture your hair requires. Step up your routine with a nourishing and toning mask to keep hair healthy and reduce brassiness ​GOOD TO KNOW Invest in a Shower head filter to reduce dulling, brassiness, and dryness ​High heat can darken and yellow the hair. Use a great heat protectant such as the Kerastase thermiques, and turn down your irons.

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Keratin Aftercare

BENEFITS Lasio Keratin Treatments provide complete hair nourishment and repair, and not just a silicone finish. Transform hair from the inside out for natural shine, softer and smoother strands, easy styling, and stronger, healthier hair. ​SERVICE DURATION  2-3 Hours ​RECOMMENDED MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Lasts up to 4 months ​HOME CARE ESSENTIALS Lasio Keratin is Zero Processing This means that hair can be immediately washed after treatment, and should be washed within 24 hours. Until the first washing, follow these keratin rules: No pins, hats, sweating, ponytails, etc. ​Hair Styling Lasio keratin options reduce curl by 60-90%. Hair can be air dried with curl product for a curly appearance, or heat styled for a straight finish. ​Hair Coloring Hair color can be done the same day before getting a Lasio treatment. After a keratin treatment, wait two weeks before coloring. ​Sodium Chloride Free Products Home care products must be sodium chloride free (please note, this is different than sulfate free!) We recommend Lasio products and Redken Frizz Dismiss. ​Protect hair from saltwater, sweat, and chlorine Use conditioner as a protective mask before swimming. Be sure to rinse hair immediately after exposure to saltwater, sweat and chlorine. ​GOOD TO KNOW Lasio Keratin lasts up to 4 months when following these guidelines. Keratin Tropic, the formaldehyde free version, lasts up to 3 months.

Extension Aftercare

BENEFITS Want fuller longer hair? Invisible Bead Extensions is a hand tied method that focuses on the health of your hair and scalp. We believe I.B.E is hands down the most comfortable, flexible, and invisible hair extension method. ​SERVICE DURATION  2-4 Hours ​RECOMMENDED MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE 8-10 weeks ​HOME CARE ESSENTIALS Gentle Brushing Brush hair thoroughly multiple times a day. With your free hand, keep pressure on the base of your extensions to eliminate unnecessary tension and pulling while you brush. If you have two rows, separate out and brush each row separately. ​ Don't Forget the Oil Use a recommended oil through the ends once per day on dry hair. ​ Use Professional Products Always use salon recommended products including shampoo, conditioner, and heat protectant ​ Avoid Swimming in Chlorine and Salt Water If swimming cannot be avoided, rinse first with tap water and then apply and leave-in conditioner. Before swimming, braid hair tightly to avoid excessive tangles. Be careful with sunscreens, because most can discolor your extensions. ​ Working Out, Saunas, and the Beach When activities take place in  damp or humid conditions such as workouts, steam rooms, saunas, beaches, or lakes, make sure the extensions are dried immediately after. Focus on the top of the weft. ​ Avoid Sleeping with Wet Hair Before going to sleep, make sure hair is dry. Always loosely braid hair or place in a top knot to avoid matting

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Questions?

We love questions, send them our way! Our main form of communication is text at 434-208-1892.  It's the absolute best way to get a hold of us, especially after hours. You can also email us or call by phone. Our hours of communication are typically 8am-5pm Tuesday-Sunday.