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Corrective Hair Color Demystified in Chapel Hill, Part 3

What is Corrective Color? My hair is brassy and uneven!!! Pt. 3 Often times when trying to go blonde at home, or sometimes even in the salon, your blonde ends up being uneven and brassy. Never fear, your salon professional is here! The first step in this corrective color service is a thorough evaluation of the hair’s strength to see what the hair can handle. This evaluation helps the stylist to select the right plan of action. Next a lightening process may be needed to ensure even color from roots to ends to lighten any darker or brassy areas all to an even palette to work...

Corrective Hair Color Demystified Part 2

My hair color is too dark!!! So, you try to color your roots again, but things get a little messy and instead of just coloring your roots, you have colored all the hair on your head. Now its way too dark!!! What do you do? The only safe and reliable way to get rid of that dark hair color is to step into a salon. This is what is refered to in the salon as “corrective color.” You may think the only option is to bleach the color out, but that is not exactly the wise thing to do. Here is...

Corrective Hair Color Demystified in Chapel Hill, Part 1

What is Corrective Color? Have you ever been to a salon to get your hair colored and had your stylist say, “We have a ‘corrective color’ on our hands?” I’m sure you probably wondered what they meant by “corrective color.” When it comes to professional color services there is a lot of jargon thrown around that guests may not be able to understand, and “corrective color” is one of them. Corrective color can refer to the process of correcting a wide variety of challenges with a guests’ hair color. One challenge is that the guest has been using an at home coloring product and...

Charity Fundraiser at Destenee Salon and Spa on January 31st, 2010!

We are proud to present a Charity Fundraiser to benefit the Durham Chapel Hill Jewish Federation! We will offer Hair Cuts, Shampoo Styles, Roller Sets, Hair Styling and Chair Massage. All money collected will be given to the charity. The Jewish Federation Family Services is a non-profit organization that provides social services and addresses needs of the entire community. Some of the services offered by the JFS are: Individual and family counseling by licensed clinical social workers on a sliding scale Support Groups Emergency Financial Assistance Older Adult Support and re-location guidance Feed the...

Massage Therapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The carpal tunnel is a canal in the wrist. It is comprised of bone on three sides and the flexor retinaculum on the other side. This canal is shared by the median nerve with nine flexor tendons of the hand. The median nerve is the most superficial and any increase in size of the contents of the carpal tunnel results in the median nerve being pressed against the flexor retinaculum. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is numbness, tingling or pain that is caused by pressure on the median nerve. In more severe cases there have been reports of weakness in grip strength. ...

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"Best of Citysearch" is already underway and we have received a lot of nominations. If you already nominated us, Thank You! If not, please take a minute and follow the link to nominate us. We have worked so hard all year to make sure we win this year. They are only taking the top nominees to put on the ballot. Help us finish strong! Nominate Us Here!...

Destenee Salon and Spa is the Best of Citysearch!

It's that time of year again. Best of Citysearch nominations have begun. Please nominate us here, it will only take a moment of your time! Voting starts November 12th. How does this work? In the words of Citysearch: "A few weeks before voting starts, we ask the community to pick nominees. You can pick up to 20 nominees per poll. The businesses with the most nominations will run in the official polls. Once the polls are opened for voting, the nominate buttons will automatically be removed from this business listing. For more information visit About Best of Citysearch. Please don't forget to vote...

Swedish Massage or Deep Tissue Massage?

This can be a confusing question to answer. When presented with the two options, it seems to indicate that Swedish Massage simply lacks pressure. This is not true. A Swedish Massage can be performed with a great deal of pressure or as light as the client may wish. Deep tissue on the other hand is typically a deeper stroke. Swedish Massage is a systematic and scientific manipulation of the soft tissue of the body. This manipulation is performed to promote good health. There are five primary strokes involved in Swedish Massage. They are the effleurage, petrissage, friction, tapotement and vibration. ...