As a society and as a salon, we love hair color! Light, dark, rainbow: we love it all! There are unfortunate realities when it comes to color though. At the end of the day, you are putting strong chemicals on your hair and altering it on a molecular level. As intimidating as that may sound, color doesn’t have to be a scary or damaging process. There are several guidelines you can abide by if you color your hair to protect it and keep it as healthy as possible.
Regular hair cuts! Trimming your hair on a regular schedule will help prevent breakage on your ends and prevent breakage from moving up your hair strands. 6 – 8 weeks is recommended.
Cool water! Rinsing your hair with cool to cold water will preserve your color longer and will be more gentile on your hair. Hot water opens your hair’s cuticle letting your color fall out and making your hair more susceptible to breakage.
Color safe shampoo and conditioner! Using the right products will go a long way with your hair. We provide color safe shampoos and conditioners during your service and we have several options available for retail from Neuma and Pulp Riot.
Conditioning mask! Last but certainly not least, we recommend during your color service to also receive a conditioning mask. It’s as simple as sitting for an additional 5- 10 minutes at the shampoo bowl! You can also add a conditioning treatment onto a hair cut appointment or even a blowout appointment. For this service we use Oligo Blacklight Intensive Replenishing Mask. Specifically designed for color treated hair, this strengthening mask uses the power of argan oil and 11 amino acids to moisturize and repair while also increasing shine and color retention. It will bring life back into your hair! Love it and can’t get enough? Not only is this mask available for purchase but it is also our March product of the month! Buy this mask during the month of March and receive 10% off!
You love your colored hair, so act like it! We want to help you have your dream hair so book a conditioning treatment asap! You can do so by calling, email, or the Book Now tab above.
In the beauty world it can be challenging to find a vegan version of every product you need. A smoothing treatment that doesn’t contain keratin from an animal and that actually works is a rarity. After research and trial runs, we have found one that we absolutely love and clients are loving too! Introducing OXO Organic Smoothing Treatment! Formaldehyde, ammonia, and sulfur free; this smoothing treatment is the healthiest choice for smoother, straighter, and more manageable hair. While anti-bacterial and anti-static, this treatment also moisturizes and rebuilds your cell structures.
Being a vegan salon is a priority for us and we are so happy to be able to provide these services to our community.
For before and after photos, visit our instagram! @loxsalon
For more information or to book an appointment, call, email, or go to the Book Now tab.
Lift your spirits and your hair this winter with Neuma Neuvolume shampoo. Sulfates? Never! Plant extracts and essential oils? Always! Neuvolume shampoo contains a perfect blend of pomegranate extract, shea butter, and apricot kernel oil. These amazing oils add body, movement, and volume while preventing breakage, extending your color longevity, and adding shine. This shampoo also has anti-static properties which is extra beneficial during cold weather. Neuvolume shampoo is one of our favorite products that really gets the job done. Not to mention it smells of vanilla, patchouli, and white fennel! Mention this blog post and receive 10% off Neuvolume shampoo!
Neuma is a product line that highly prioritizes being green and transparent about their ingredients. They are proudly free of all of the top bad ingredients that are common in hair products and full of all the good ones! They formulate without 13 different classes of ingredients that are known or suspected skin sensitizers, endocrine disruptors, carcinogenic, damage the environment, contribute to climate change or otherwise compromise your hair health or the planet. Neuma uses the highest quality of essential oils, extracts, vitamins, and proteins to keep your hair and the planet as healthy as they can. All products are vegan, cruelty free, PETA approved, certified organic, and gluten free. Not only are the products inside the bottles eco friendly, but the bottles themselves are too! All packaging is 95% recycled and recyclable. Staying true to their mission, their state of the art facility uses 100% wind power offset.
We currently carry the full Neuma product line which now features three skin care products. We are proud to carry such an amazing product line from such an innovative company. Need more info? Feel free to ask us or go to their website at neumabeauty.com.
Beards may seem like an easier option than shaving but they still need extra love! We have some awesome tips and products to help you out.
Before you shower, brush your beard out. That will detangle the hair and breakup any dry skin or build up. Once you are ready to shampoo and condition your hair, add your beard into the routine! It’s easy to forget that your beard needs that kind of love too. After its all fresh, clean and moisturized, you can comb it and dry it with a blow dryer or let air dry naturally. Beard hair can be very thick, coarse and curly so moisture is going to be your beard’s best friend. Products like Anchors Aweigh Bearded Sailor Beard Oil and Bearded Sailor Beard Balm will help with that! Last but not least, beard trims are a vital part of beard care. Not only can beards get split ends but they can also get unruly. Regular trims will help with controlling the shape you want and maintaining its health. Proper care will keep you and your beard looking trendy and groomed rather than scraggly and sloppy.
We love your beard and want you proudly showing it off!