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Stylist Spotlight: The Balayage Queen

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CHHALIN

Just in time for summer, our master stylist Chhalin can bring life to your hair with Balayage! A wonderful alternative to the traditional highlights. Balayage is a painting technique used to add brightness and dimension to your hair when you want that sun kissed look without having to get all sandy from the beach. 

Chhalin believes that Balayage is a more natural looking way to achieve a gorgeous low maintenance look! 

If you follow us on social media (If?..we know you are) then you've probably seen a few photos of Chhalin's beautiful Balayage work gracing our Instagram feed. There's a very good reason we call Chhalin our Balayage Queen!

 

Come see for yourself and book your consultation today! We know you won't be disappointed.

 

Goldwell Kerasilk Keratin Smoothing treatment

Though this winter season seems to be never-ending, luckily spring and summer are just around the corner! During these upcoming months, the heat and humidity can take it's toll on our hair. causing extra damage and frizziness. Between our everyday routines, beach vacations, and more our hair could use a little extra TLC this time of year. Thankfully, Goldwell's Kerasilk Keratin Smoothing treatment can take care of just that!

Goldwell prides themselves on their exclusive Kerasilk with Keratransform Technology (KT3),  a result of their latest research which fuses three powerful ingredients together technologies,to ensure long-lasting transformations. The first two ingredients, Keratin and lightweight silk, aid in structural support and color protection - the foundation for all Kerasilk formulas. Inspired by skin care science, the third ingredient delivers specialized results specific to each Kerasilk segment. 

A FORMALDEHYDE FREE service, this treatment offers smooth, manageable hair for up to 3 - 5 months, which is the foundation for beauty, strength, and protection! 

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Another wonderful benefit the Smoothing treatment has to offer, is that it is FORMALDEHYDE FREE! 

In-Salon Exclusive: Free Products Available with Purchase

Bumble and Bumble Hairdresser's

Can't get enough of Bumble and Bumble or Davines products? Neither can we! Luckily, each brand currently has an incredible promotion taking place that we're so excited to share with you. 

When you come into the salon and purchase two retail-sized items, you'll receive a free travel size product! With Davines, you can pick up an Oi All In One Milk. Formulated with roucou oil, this leave-in spray helps to detangle, moisturize, and prevent frizz.

With Bumble and Bumble, you can choose one of the following - a Hairdresser's Invisible Oil Primer, Shampoo, or Conditioner. Also moisturizing, this line of products is great for dry, coarse, or brittle hair, leaving it soft silky, and smooth.

Any of these are perfect if you're on-the-go, looking to try out new products, or just want to stock up on your favorite items. Stop by to see us soon!

 

Oi All In One Milk

Bumble and bumble Prepares to Release New Damage Repair Products

TEASED, TUGGED, FRIED, DYED... YOU’VE HURT YOUR HAIR. NOW, IT’S TIME TO SAY SORRY.

Did you know a strand of hair is stronger than a copper wire of the same diameter? Or that it's one of the fastest growing tissues in the human body, second to bone marrow?

We owe a lot to our hair, especially for those of us that regularly color, curl, flat-iron and tease. It's a miracle hair is still attached to our head, after all the ups and downs and trouble we put it through. 

Even with split ends, tangles, or dryness, hair is resilient. No matter how much we mistreat it and damage it further, our hair stays with us. We owe a lot to our tresses for this- and should make up for the chaos we inflict on it. Masques and treatments restore moisture and shine to the hair, but what can be used to reverse all types of heat damage and normal wear and tear?

Bumble and bumble has long carried products tailored specifically to damaged hair. Various Bumble masques, complexes, and leave-in treatments provide relief to even the most unfortunate heads of hair. Nevertheless, Bumble is set to release two new damage repair products that stand out from the rest: Save the Day and While You Sleep. The most intensive repair products yet, Save the Day and While You Sleep are super versatile and are suitable for every hair type.

Save the Day is intended to be used during the daytime, and is a lightweight fluid/serum that repairs hair and split ends, protects against heat and UV damage, and hydrates and smooths flyaways and frizz. Save the Day should be applied to damp hair before drying- easy as that! You'll have instantly softer, smoother, healthier-looking and feeling hair. Getting around-the-clock repair could not be more simple.

While You Sleep, as you guessed, is an overnight restorative masque that helps reverse the appearance of damaged hair. This super-nourishing treatment repairs past damaged and prevents against any future abuse. By morning, hair will feel silky-smooth and de-stressed. Both of these products are perfect for any excess color clients, frequent stylers, and people who spend a lot of time under the sun or in air-polluted metropolitan areas. 

Save the Day and While You Sleep are both lightweight, multi-benefit products formulated with camellia oil and antioxidants for advanced hair repair. Achieving revived, healthy hair can't be any easier. Bumble and bumble is releasing these products in the coming weeks, however Citrine will have them in early for retail purchase. Both are free of parabens, sulfates, and phthalates. We are currently accepting pre-orders! Call to get started on the ultimate hair repair or stop in to pick up your own. 


Eminence Organic Skin Care: Now at Citrine Salon

We can barely contain our excitement right now- the hugely popular skin care line, Eminence, is coming to Citrine Salon! Founded in Hungary in 1958, Eminence strives to craft the highest quality organic skin and beauty products. The principles that Eminence was founded on align perfectly with ours- those of sustainability and a responsibility to the Earth. All Eminence products are USDA and Hungarian Certified Organic, and are "proudly free of parabens, animal by-products, propylene-glycol, sodium lauryl-sulfates, harmful colorants and fragrances, mineral oils, petroleum, and other harsh cosmetic chemicals."

Our aesthetician, Bhavna, will be using exclusive Eminence skin care products for all of her facial and skincare services. She is knowledgeable and up-to-date on the entirety of the line and is our go-to Eminence guru. If you love any of the products Bhavna uses during your visit with her, or already use Eminence products, they will be available for purchase in the salon as well!

If you haven't tried Eminence before, you're in for a treat. Everything is handmade, produced "without any severe heating or hydrogenating processes that can affect the nutritional content and potency of natural ingredients. Vitamins are captured in their all-natural fresh base, offering dramatic results as actual seeds, pulps and peels impart regenerative and healing powers that only nature can produce." Eminence crafts cleansers, toniques, exfoliants, masques, moisturizers, sun care, and lip & eye care that is customized and catered directly to your skin type and needs. Premium ingredients are sourced from around the world, however the majority of them are grown and hand-picked in Hungary and North America.

Eminence is involved in numerous charities and contributes to multiple foundations around the world. We love their commitment to the environment, and look forward to building a relationship with them in the coming years. Eminence is regularly praised and sworn by celebrities, and has received attention and numerous awards from global magazines and networks. Call us if you have any questions about the line, we'd love to hear from you. And as always, call, email, or stop in to schedule a facial with Bhavna.

source: Eminence main website, May 2017.


Bumble and bumble has outdone themselves again!

Welcome the two new additions to the Sumo family: Sumoclay and Sumogel!

Sumoclay solves your limp, dull hair problems in one little jar! It is a light weight styling product that adds texture, definition, and bulk. It should be applied on dry hair only as it adds shape and detail. This product is ideal for all hair types, including fine-to-medium hair to add body and texture.

Sumogel eliminates the flaky 90s gel style! This styling product is a crystal clear, solid gel that does not crunch or flake. Giving your hair that natural shine and clean finish it deserves! Sumogel is best used on wet hair and combed into place. With its innovative Micro-Emulsion Structure technology, you get that shine without any heavy silicones!


Facing your winter travel

 How do you keep your hair and skin looking and feeling amazing, even with the drying winter air and the freezing temperatures? HYDRATION is key! Lack of moisture is one of the main reasons that our hair looks brittle and frizzy, and that our skin looks cracked and peeling. But don't worry - we've got the products and tips  you for the absolute best, hydrated hair and skin possible.

Bumble & Bumble Hairdresser's Balm-to-Oil Pre-Shampoo Masque

A highly concentrated balm-to-oil weekly masque that you apply to dry hair before you shampoo, to provide parched hair with an extra dose of moisture.

Tip - Scoop out the product and warm it between your hands to melt, and apply evenly to dry hair. Dry hair tends to absorb moisture better than wet, so apply this masque about 20 minutes before you hop into the shower for maximum effect.

Bumble & Bumble Quenching Shampoo and Conditioner -

This mild, hydrating shampoo and conditioner helps replenish dry and damaged hair.

Tip - After shampooing thoroughly, condition and let sit for 1-3 minutes. This gives the conditioner time to work its magic!

Patchology Hydrating Flash Masque -

The innovative masque material used in the Patchology Hydrating Flash Masque delivers Hyaluronic acid and Vitamin B5 much faster than traditional sheet masques. in about 5 minutes, you can have the mega moisture boost that your dry winter skin has been craving.

Tip- After removing the sheet masque, don't rinse off the extra serum left over. Let it fully absorb into your skin, to leave you feeling hydrated and refreshed for hours to come.


NOW AT CITRINE SALON: Goldwell Haircolor

Hello everyone........I have exciting news!!!!! We are now going to be using the Goldwell haircolor line!  Goldwell is a luxury color line that gives the CLIENTS and stylists the results they're looking for!  There are tons of amazing colors from natural to super funky to match everyone's needs. After using several other product lines we are excited to incorporate the Goldwell colors into our entire product line up!

Citrine Salon in Chapel Hill, NC serves the Triangle area, including Chapel Hill, Raleigh and Durham North Carolina areas.

Davines hair products stand head and shoulders above the rest

There seems to be a pretty strong consensus among the group that trying new hair products is the most fun we've had in awhile! For weeks now, we've been sharing, swapping, and raving about the Davines hair products and soon, we'll be able to share that excitement with you. There are a TON of really fabulous hair products out there. (We know, we've tried a lot of them!) Davines, however, stands out for its amazing products (ask us how much we love their pomade), their cute nicknames (momo, solu, love), and also their commitment to our environment and making as small a footprint as possible.

Over the next few months, we look forward to sharing our passion and love for this amazing Italian hair line. In the meantime, feel free to drop us a line or ask us a question!

Citrine Salon in Chapel Hill, NC serves the Triangle area, including Chapel Hill, Raleigh and Durham, North Carolina areas.