Do it yourself or go to a salon? When I want to change my hair this question always crosses my mind. Not that I would ever attempt to cut it on my own, but for other treatments, I always consider the more affordable at-home option. However, there are many benefits offered at a salon that you just can't replicate at home. So when you do choose to go to a salon, you want to make sure you enjoy your experience, because it really is that, an experience, not just a service. When I go to a salon, I want to walk out of there feeling like a million bucks! I want a significant change done with my hair and I want to feel good about it! Certified Fabulous recently took a trip to New York, and we had the opportunity to stop by De Berardinis Salon on W 21st Street. The whole million bucks experience I'm talking about? Definitely got it here!
Before our New York trip, I was looking into the different types of smoothing treatments to help the frizziness/coarseness of my hair that bothers me so much. But it's hard to know which treatment is right for my hair type, and I don't want to damage it (it's already colored multiple times). So when I heard De Berardinis offered a smooth out that's gentle and safe for your hair, I was all for it! The treatment is called Pravana's Perfection Smooth Out. It contains no formaldehyde, and is shea butter & amino acid based, making it gentle and safe for your hair. The whole process takes about 3 hours, as there are many steps. Here's a breakdown of the treatment process:
- Hair is washed with a clarifying shampoo...