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PAUL MITCHELL PRO TOOLS LAUNCHES NEURO RANGE

*Paul Mitchell* Pro Tools recently launched the *Neuro* range in South Africa. It's a complete line of professional styling tools that includes the Neuro Smooth smoothing iron, Neuro Unclipped styling cones and rod, Neuro Cell hot rollers, and Neuro Dry dryer.   All tools in the* Neuro* range make use...
akin

AKIN KONIZI - LATEST COLLECTION

Akin Konizi defines the dedication, skill and passion required to warrant his status as one of the *hairdressing* greats. His strong creative vision and uncompromising approach to quality sets his salons apart and keeps the HOB salons staff on-trend and up-to-date, giving every client access to the highest level of...
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EXOTIC OIL BODY RANGE FROM MARC ANTHONY

*Marc Anthony,* professional hair care brand recently launched the *Exotic Oil Body range* in SA, consisting of *Morocco Argan Oil* for revitalizing and conditioning and *Healing Macadamia Oil* for healing, rejuvenating and extra nourishing.   The essence of Morocco comes to life in Marc Anthony’s Oil of Morocco Argan Oil Body Care...
pkchemo

PREPARING FOR HAIR LOSS

The ‘cold cap’ is found by many people to be beneficial in lessening hair loss during *chemotherapy*. However, it does not always reduce hair fall and can cause significant, sometimes unacceptable discomfort, particularly when initially worn. Some patients prefer to completely *shave* their heads before their treatment, giving them a sense...
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SEARCHING FOR MISS SA

The search for a new *Miss South Africa* to replace current ambassador Rolene Strauss, when her reign ends in March next year, has begun and the final open casting will take place at The Maslow in Sandton on Sunday, October 26.   Castings have already been held in Cape Town,...
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BE LICE FREE, NATURALLY

For thousands of school children the threat of lice infestation looms large as the warmer season approaches, leading to increased lice activity.   Head lice are small, wingless parasites which live on human hair and feed on tiny amounts of blood drawn from the scalp, causing skin irritation and sometimes infection....
CANSAbreast

REDUCED FEE ON MAMMOGRAMS IN OCTOBER

*Mammograms* are used as a screening tool to detect early breast cancer in women experiencing no symptoms. It also plays a central part in early detection of breast cancers, because it can show changes in the breast up to two years before a patient or physician can feel them.   *CANSA*...
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COUNTER SPRING ALLERGIES WITH SPIRULINA

Spirulina, widely regarded as one of the world’s most nutritious super foods, has been shown to significantly help alleviate the effects of seasonal allergies.   Springtime can be a struggle for allergy sufferers with a host of triggers setting off allergic reactions.  The most common triggers are:   Tree, grass and weed...
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PHILIP, AUDREY AND THE EVOLUTION OF ELASTICIZER

In *1974*, *Audrey Hepburn* first visits *Philip Kingsley* to help with the condition of her hair. *Elasticizer*, the world's first pre-shampoo conditioning treatment is born. Philip Kingsley recounts his first meeting with Audrey Hepburn, who inspired the creation of Elasticizer and helped to make it the timeless classic it...
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TREVOR SORBIE - 50 YEARS IN HAIRDRESSING

2014 sees iconic hairdresser *Trevor Sorbie* celebrate his 65th birthday, but there’s no plan for retirement on the horizon. The son and grandson of barbers, Sorbie was born in Paisley, Scotland in 1949, and began working with his father after leaving school at 15 with no qualifications.  He worked there...