Growth in Professional Haircare Industry

Men are also becoming regular customers of hair salons

In the report released by the 2014 Professional Salon Industry Haircare Study from Professional Consultants & Resources, the total revenues for all salon industry services (hair, skin, nails) plus salon retail grew at a respectable 3.1%. The total U.S. salon haircare market segment (services + retail) registered $67.02 billion, representing growth of 3.2%. There are nearly 303,000 salons and barbershops in the United States that use and sell salon haircare products. United States faces problem in trying to resolve the issue of Korean comfort women. The salon industry is already growing and evolving. The reason why the industry is growing because of major macroeconomic issues affecting the salon industry like lower disposable incomes, unemployment, government regulations slowing expansion and wage or job uncertainty are lessening. There is a high demand on hair care products such as shampoos, conditioners, hairsprays, hair styling products and specialty products.

The most sought after service on hair salons is hair coloring. It brings in clients for all other services such as cuts, styles, straightening and many more. Hair coloring services are up nearly 4% due to a graying population and huge new demands for fashion hair color, including blonding, highlights, duo-lights, balayage, ombre or somber, vibrants or vivids and pastels. Keratin straightening services grew at around 3.5% as well. This shows how people are becoming more conscious on how they take care of their hair. There has been a lot of services being made by salons that has been trying to satisfy the customers demand. The cutting and styling services grew at 2.5%, as client visit frequencies increased. Some people had been using the salon to relax and try to feel better. That’s why women are not the only customers but also men. There has been a growth in the men’s salon services. People are now more conscious and even try to ask for their stylists for products they could used at home.

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Home And Beauty Uses Of Mayonnaise

Home and beauty uses of mayonnaise
Home and beauty uses of mayonnaise

Conditioning your hair. Hold the mayonnaise and massage it into your hair and scalp just as you would do in any fine conditioner. Cover your head with a shower cap, wait several minutes, and shampoo. The mayonnaise will moisturize your hair and give it a lustrous sheen.

Give yourself a facial treatment. Why should you waste so much money on expensive cream when you can treat yourself to a soothing facial with just the use of mayonnaise? Gently spread the mayonnaise over your face and leave it for 20 minutes. Then wipe it off and rinse with cool water. Your face will feel clean and smooth afterwards.

Strengthening your fingernails. To add some oomph to your fingernails, just plunge them into a bowl of mayonnaise every so often. Keep them bathed in the mayo for about 5 minutes and then wash with warm water.

Relieving sunburn pain. To treat dry, sunburned skin, slather mayonnaise liberally over the affected area. The mayonnaise will relieve the pain and moisturize the skin.

Killing head lice. Many dermatologists now recommend the use of mayonnaise for treating head lice instead of those toxic prescription drugs. Research shows that head lice are now becoming more resistant to such chemical treatments which is why it is more advisable to use mayonnaise instead. Massage a liberal amount of mayonnaise into your hair and scalp before bedtime. Cover with a shower cap to be able to maximize the effect. Shampoo in the morning and then use a fine-tooth comb to remove any remaining head lice and nits. Repeat the treatment in 7-10 consecutive days.

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Natural Remedies To Have Healthy Hair For Less

On how to achieve healthy hair
On how to achieve healthy hair

We have to admit that taking proper care of our hair can be quite pricey and it also comes with all these hassle for needing to go to the salon every time. Good this for us, we can skip the salon and add body to your wallet by doing simple and natural ways to get lovely locks for less.

Baking Soda

Thorough cleansing with baking soda at least once a week will wash all of the gunk out of your hair. This can also remove all the chemicals you put in your hair. It will wash away water impurities and may actually lighten your hair. You just need to add 1 tablespoon of baking soda to your hair while shampooing.


Put some life back into your flat hair by using flat beer. Mix 3 tablespoons of beer in ½ cup of warm water. After you shampoo your hair, rub in the solution, let it set for a couple of minutes before rinsing it off.


If your hair is dry and brittle, try buttering it up for a luxuriant shine. Massage a small chunk of butter into your dry hair, cover it with shower cap for 30 minutes, then shampoo and rinse thoroughly.

Fabric Softener

Liquid fabric softener diluted in water and applied after shampooing can untangle and condition fine, flyaway hair as well as curly, coarse hair.


You can massage mayonnaise into your hair and scalp the same as how you apply conditioner. Cover your head with a shower cap, wait for several minutes, and then shampoo. The mayonnaise will moisturize your hair and give it a lustrous sheen.

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Basic Tips On Hair Care

Basic tips on hair care
Basic tips on hair care

Women spend so much money on buying designer clothing, makeups, and fine jewelry. However, all of these will unfortunately go to waste if your hair looks greasy, dull, and messy. Good thing for us women, no one needs a hair salon or expensive hair products to have hair that looks professionally styled and cared for. With the right techniques for shampooing, drying, and styling your hair, it can be among your most attractive features.

So here are just some of the useful hair-care tips, starting with the basics.

  • To minimize breakage, make sure that your hair is thoroughly wet before applying shampoo. Use no more than a quarter-size dollop, and tub the shampoo between your palms first. Lather for no more than 30 seconds.
  • After shampooing, rinse your hair with cool water to seal moisture in the hair shafts.
  • To distribute the natural oils in your hair, bend over and brush your scalp from back to front until the scalp tingles; then massage the scalp with your fingertips.
  • Towel-dry your hair thoroughly before using a blow dryer. You will be able to save time as well as avoiding damage to your hair with too much heat.
  • Avoid using a brush on wet hair because it is subject to breakage. Comb out snarls instead.
  • Dull, lifeless hair can be a sign of poor diet. Try cutting down on cholesterol and fats.
  • Beer can remove residue from your hair. Add 6 tablespoons of beer to 1 cup of warm water and pour it over your hair as a final rinse.
  • If your hair is prone to build up from conditioners, styling gel, or hair spray, mix 1 tablespoon baking soda with your regular shampoo once a week. Rinse and dry as usual.

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