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Ask the Doctor about Healthy Hair Care

safe_imageAs a breast cancer survivor and medical expert, Dr. Marisa Weiss offers suggestions on healthy hair care and color.  She suggests one of Salon Organic’s favorite products Organic Color Systems for those looking to avoid chemicals in their hair color.

One of her tips to color as safely as possible:

  • “If you get your hair colored at a salon, know that most salon-only products are not listed in the EWG Database. Since the FDA doesn’t require an ingredients list on products intended for salon-use only, there’s rarely any published information on what’s in them. One option to ask your hair colorist about is the Organic Color Systems brand permanent hair dye, which is ammonia-free and certified organic and vegan.”

Read Dr. Weiss’ article here, including tips for cancer survivors.

Many women in New Jersey are turning to Salon Organic for professional, all natural and organic products, including Organic Color Systems.  Book your appointment today!

Fall 2013 Organic Color Trends

Organic Color Systems, one of Salon Organic’s favorite hair color products highlights Fall 2013 Hair Color Trends.

Here are some of our favorites (all excerpts from Organic Color Systems):

Fall 2013 Hair Color #6: Honey Blondes!Fall 2013 Hair Trends
The perfect middle ground between a butter blonde and a bronde hair color is honey blonde!

Honey blonde hair color was first popularized by Jennifer Aniston in the mid 2000s and is definitely making another comeback!

Honey blonde hair color is characterized by predominantly warm hues, paired with well-placed, toned highlights. As a cousin of the bronde hair color trend, this look is best achieved with your ombre/balayage technique.

Fall 2013 Hair Color #7: Chocolate Caramel!Fall 2013 Hair Trends
Perfect for your naturally dark leveled clients, chocolate brown paired with warm copper highlights through the mid shaft and ends is a gorgeous fall hair color.

Consider doing a full head of micro-highlights or a well-blended ombre to achieve this delectable fall beauty. These techniques will also maximize their color service, as regrowth tends to stay darker through the winter months with less sun.

Celebrities that pull this fall hair color off flawlessly are: Jessica Alba, Mila Kunis, and Megan Fox.

Fall 2013 Hair Color #8: Neutral Browns!Fall 2013 Hair Trends
To really bring hair back to life after a summer of sun and heat, is a dark, rich neutral brown hair color!

No need to add any highlights for this one, this sleek and sexy hair color will draw from summer’s lighter pieces to create a shiny, multidimensional look.

This hair color is perfect for those clients desiring to go darker in fall, and don’t necessarily want warm/copper hues.

Celebs that wear this hair trend perfectly are Jessica Biel and Adriana Lima!

Check out More Fall 2013 Trends at Organic Color Systems

Book your appointment for expert organic color at Salon Organic!

It’s easy to book online- learn more here.

Detox My Water

hair swimmingAs we enter the season of swimming pools, weekend cookouts, summer concert venues, and everything outdoors, it is the perfect time to reconsider how we wash away the environmental elements that surround our every day.

The simple installation of a filter system in your shower, can help as wash away levels of pollutants such as chlorine, campfire smoke, carcinogenic pollutants in the air.

Salon Organic finds DetoxMy Water to be a highly reliable filtration system in helping keep your hair nourished and vibrant with the removal of the toxins your hair comes in contact with.

http://www.detoxmywater.com/

*Remember, Salon Organic provides a hair detox treatment to remove build up and then infuse with antioxidant rich vitamins and proteins to strengthen and replenish thirsty hair.

We now use GLUTEN FREE HAIR COLOR!

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We now use GLUTEN FREE HAIR COLOR.

Gluten Free is not just a dietary need for a rapidly growing number of people whether having sensitivity or diagnosed with Celiac Disease. Some have a reaction to it topically when gluten touches their skin. As a result, Gluten Free products are a necessity.

Because the skin can absorb gluten, Salon Organic is happy to announce that we now offer hair coloring that is gluten free.

Detox Your Hair

Beautiful woman with a luxurious hairMaintain and restore vibrant, healthy hair and scalp with a Spring detox!

Salon Organic’s Spring Hair Detox treatment provides dramatic results in two rejuvenating parts.

The first step is removing build up from the hair – revitalizing damaged or processed hair.

This is followed by infusing your hair with antioxidant rich vitamins and proteins – strengthening and replenishing thirsty hair.

Make an appointment today!

New Dr. Hauschka Products

Salon Organic now has the new spring colors from Dr. Hauschka

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Bring a new sparkle to your eyes this season, with this dazzling new collection.

The Limited Edition Collection of Spring 2013 includes:

Eyeshadow Trio –
Eyeshadows in beige, rose pink and chocolate highlight your eye color and emphasize your beauty and individuality.

Black Eyeliner (in new formulation with smudge applicator) –
Black eyeliner emphasizes the unique shape of the eyes. Mineral pigments fused with botanical waxes lend the pencil a soft smoothness.

Volume Mascara Black (with new brush) –
New brush provides volume and curve to the lashes, making eyes vividly expressive. Original formulation of beeswax and candelilla and rose waxes combined with silk protect lashes.

Eyeshadow Blender Brush & Eye Definer Brush –
High quality, professional brushes ensure make-up is applied where and how you want it, allowing you to achieve the looks seen on runways and in magazines. Made from pony hair.

For more information, please visit:
http://www.drhauschka.com/events-and-news/articles.aspx

Hair Color Trends: Spring & Summer 2013

Ahhh the warm weather….time to open up those windows and let the fresh air blow through those new highlights everyone is talking about his season. What is springing up in color trends?

  • Salon Organic Original: Golden Brown with Milk Chocolate Highlights

    Golden Coppery Red Contrasted with Red Velvet Sombre

  • Strawberry Washed Blonde
  • Rose Gold Highlights
  • Buttery Blonde with Toffee Lowlights
  • Smokey Mink Brunette

Click here to get your best hair color for Spring

Phthalates? Not in organic hair color.

no phthalatesDid you know that Phthalates have been linked to: 

  • birth defects
  • reproductive system damage
  • obesity
  • hyperactivity in children
  • liver, kidney and lung damage

Did you also know that phthalates, chemicals found in common hair styling products, do not have to be listed on hair care ingredient label, leaving it practically impossible for pregnant women to avoid purchasing products that contain them?

At Salon Organic, we only use hair care lines that are phthalate-free making our salon a desired location for women at all stages of their pregnancy.

Many women do choose to color their hair the Salon Organic way.  However we recommend for each woman, particularly during pregnancy to check with her health care provider before beginning any hair treatment.

Click here to read more about hair color during pregnancy.

Click here to make an appointment at Salon Organic.

Dangers of Ammonia in Hair Color

Organic Hair Color = Happy Healthy Hair

Wanting to cover up those stubborn grays?   Or does your hair color reflect the current trend?  Maybe you need to restore discolored hair from the sun or chlorine?  Coloring hair has been a long time solution for all of these things and traditionally has involved a variety of chemicals that causes more damage in the end.   Ammonia is only one of those to look out for.

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Did you know ammonia:

1. is the number one ingredient in fertilizers
2. is used as rocket fuel
3. is the solution for hard-to-remove soap buildup in your bathroom
4. removes tarnish from your silver
5. is a cleaning agent for gold jewelry where commercial cleaners fail
6. cleans stains caused by pets, food and drinks.
7. kills mildew
8. helps repel moths
9. keeps garbage cans odor-free
10. eliminates paint odors.
11. is used as an oven cleaner.
12. produces toxic gases if mixed with bleach or other general home cleaning products.
13. needs ventilation when being used
14. should never have contact with your eyes.
15. is especially dangerous to pregnant woman
16. was found to be linked to bladder cancer in a study by the International Journal of Cancer
17. causes both short and long term damage to the throats and lungs including headaches, stinging eyes, and rashes.
Long term exposure can permanently damage the respiratory system.

Just imagine what it is doing to your hair?

natural ingredientAt Salon Organic, we only use ammonia-free color which:

1. produces a more even color
2. is gentler to your hair and scalp
3. lasts longer
4. is healthier for both you and the stylist
5. is non toxic to the body

Resolve to make this healthy choice for yourself.  Your hair will be renewed, and you will never look back!

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