“You know my hair is curly right? You know it needs to be looked after differently that normal hair? You know you just cannot cut short layers into it? Why say you know when you don’t….” If only there was a salon that really understood what I need and how to look after my curly hair. Are your curls frizzy, ugly and unmanageable? Do you wish your stylist understood your hair type? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you’re going to want to keep reading!
So you have curly hair? Good. You are in the right place! Our client Karen is just like you. She has thick curly hair and never really knew how to manage or control it. She had been flat-ironing her hair since she was a little girl and all that heat abuse had left her hair even more damaged and frizzy. She was frustrated with her hair. In fact, she flat out hated her curls, and inside she just wanted to embrace the natural look of her curls. “It looks so nice when its wet!”
Somewhere along the way, she connected with a hair stylist who didn’t understand just how different curly hair is. They told her she needed layers to thin out her thick hair. She cut it with a razor and thinned it with texturizing shears. It took months to grow out the “mushroom” shape that resulted and the ends were completely fried. Now, she hated her curls even more. What to do?
Thankfully, she reached out to Nicholas Scott Salon, home of the curl experts (we love curly hair!). Here at Nicholas Scott, all of our stylists are trained and certified curly hair professionals. Partnering with DevaCurl has brought a full range of curly products and services right here to Tewksbury! So how did we accomplish this transformation? Curly hair is inherently dryer than straight hair. We performed a treatment to rid her hair of silicone and other toxins that could be a barrier to much needed moisture. Then using the signature Deva method, we applied Deva No Poo Decadence and One Condition Decadence with Deva ultra defining gel. It was like watching a parched plant soak up much needed water. Her hair sprung back to life!
We do this every single day, week after week. We love being the go to salon for curly hair. So if you need your curls saved, moisturized, bouncy, soft and gorgeous then give us a call at 978-801-0303 and set up your curl transformation today!
You like Davines. You are going to absolutely love Your Hair Assistant by Davines! When it comes to your hair, everything is important—from the washing and conditioning down to the styling and finishing. And now, there’s a product line designed to help you manage all of it! Created by internationally acclaimed hairdresser Angelo Seminara with the help of the Davines Research Laboratories, this line is designed to do it all and do it right.
Now available at Nicholas Scott Salon:
YOUR HAIR ASSISTANT PREP SHAMPOO
YOUR HAIR ASSISTANT BLOWDRY PRIMER
YOUR HAIR ASSISTANT PERFECTING HAIRSPRAY
For more information, call Nicholas Scott Salon at 978-801-0303 or visit www.us.davines.com.
OK, SO YOU’VE MADE UP YOUR MIND. YOU WANT TO COLOR YOUR HAIR…BUT, THERE’S SO MUCH TO CONSIDER! WE WANT TO HELP SIMPLIFY THE PROCESS. NO MATTER WHAT YOUR SITUATION IS, ONE MAIN FACTOR CONTRIBUTES TO ALL SUCCESSFUL HAIR COLORING: TO GET TO WHERE YOU WANT TO GO, EVERYTHING DEPENDS ON WHERE YOU’RE STARTING.
First, let’s talk about the two different types of hair color, Demi-Permanent and Permanent. All hair coloring services involve one of these types. The type you use will create different results and require different maintenance.
Demi-Permanent color gradually fades out, causing no line of regrowth, and it doesn’t require you to commit to coloring your hair forever. Demi-permanent hair color involves larger molecules than permanent hair color. The molecules only partially penetrate the hair shaft in most cases (overly porous hair can absorb more color than resistant textures).
Permanent hair color opens the cuticle with ammonia (or an ammonia derivative) and penetrates the cortex, lifting the preexisting color out and depositing the new color. One thing to keep in mind when using permanent hair color is, it doesn’t just fade out. You will get a regrowth line, and you will need to continue to see your colorist about every 4-6 weeks.
FOLLOWING ARE SOME TIPS THAT WILL MAKE COLORING YOUR HAIR A LITTLE EASIER.
“MY HAIR CURRENTLY HAS COLOR”
This is super common. When you have color in your hair already, it impacts the outcome of new color. It doesn’t matter if you colored it yesterday or last year, unless you cut that color out, it is still there even if you can’t see it. Let your colorist know; they’ll need to change the formula to get the desired color you want.
“I LOVE MY NATURAL HAIR COLOR, I JUST WISH IT WAS A LITTLE LIGHTER.”
Even though it seems like a small change, it’s still a totally different color. Lightening all of your hair requires the use of permanent hair color. The existing color will need to be lifted to add the new color because demi-permanent color doesn’t have the ability to penetrate and lift hair color.
“I JUST WANT TO ADD SOME DEPTH OR BRIGHTEN MY HAIR UP A LITTLE BIT”
Demi-permanent hair color would be great! At Nicholas Scott Salon, we use Colorance by Goldwell which is an ammonia-free option that could enhance your natural color, all while strengthening the hair and adding beautiful shine.
“MY HAIR HAS NEVER BEEN COLORED, BUT I REALLY WANT TO COVER THESE GRAYS.”
If you would like your gray hairs completely covered, you should use all-over permanent hair color. It completely removes any hint of gray. Now, all-over color with permanent dye may sound like something you could do yourself with box dye. More than likely, this is incorrect. Box dye can’t customize the formula to the correct mixture for your hair type and texture. It is more of a “one size fits all,” so it’s best to leave it to a professional.
“OKAY, TOTALLY COVERING THESE GRAYS MAKES ME NERVOUS.“
An all-over demi-permanent color is a great option here; it will blend your gray hair rather than completely cover it. Our Colorance line can cover up to 75% of gray hair and may be a good route to go, especially when it’s your first time with hair color.
Formulating the correct color for you is no easy task for your colorist, no matter how simple it may seem. Because we want to find the most successful and beautiful solution, any color appointment will begin with a detailed consultation. Examining your hair type, texture, current color, and sometimes doing a test strand helps us formulate the perfect color for you.
We’d love to hear from you and help you arrive at your desired hair destination. To schedule an appointment or consultation, or simply ask a question about your situation, call 978-801-0303
Thanks to Rebekkah who has been growing out her hair for quite some time, Locks of Love is getting a sizeable hair donation!
Locks of Love is a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada under age 21 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis.
Now Rebekkah can plan on spending a lot less time each morning getting ready for work. We think she looks amazing!
To learn more about Locks of Love, visit their website at www.locksoflove.org.
Starting October 1, we are expanding our hours! We hate to close the door on all of you needing evening appointments so we’re giving you a little extra time on Wednesday and Thursday to get your beauty on before we close up for the day. We are also now coming in early on Wednesday!
Our new hours are:
Tuesday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 12:00pm – 8:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am – 8:00pm
Friday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am t0 3:00pm
Thanks to all your support, while some places are cutting their hours, we’re so grateful to be able to expand ours.
October will be a beautiful month. See you at the salon!