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Replenish Salon

1745 Defoor Place NW

Suite C

Atlanta, GA. 30318

Phone: 404.981.7024

Email: contact@replenishsalon.com

Parking available in front of salon with

additional parking in the back.

 

 

 

REPLENISH SALON

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Salon Hours

Sunday: Closed

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday:  8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday: 9:30 am -6:30 pm

Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday: 8:00am - 2:00 pm

August 2, 2017

Certified Replenish Stylist

Why is a nighttime routine with flat ironed hair important?

Of course, when you take the time to flat iron your hair or pay for a service, you want it to last, but more importantly, did you know that the health of your ends depends on it? Yes, the way that you manipulate your hair, even in a smooth, flat ironed state matters. This is even more important for naturals as we tend to get hair that is thicker at the roots due to sweat or humidity, making it easy to pop and create split ends when manipulating hair that may have puffy roots and smooth ends.

If done properly, I first suggest having the hair as smooth as possible (this doesn’t have to be “bone straight”). Sometimes lowering the flat iron actually backfires if you’re manipulating and wrapping your hair like it is relaxer straight, when in actuality it still has a lot of texture that you can pop by combing or wrapping. When opting for lower temperatures it is best to only finger comb, roll ,flexi rod, or pin curl the hair; NO wrapp...

March 3, 2017

Certified Replenish Stylist

What does "stretching" your hair mean?

Natural hair tends to have a lot of shrinkage, meaning that due to the coils and bends in your hair, it draws tighter to your scalp. When you pull your hair, or straighten your hair, it stretches the texture to show its actual length.

Stretching your natural hair means that you are styling your hair in a manner that you eliminate some of the shrinkage in your hair, thus eliminating a lot of knots and tangles. More importantly-- stretched styles eliminate a lot of dryness with your texture because you are able to smooth products into the cuticle of the hair from roots to ends and allow it to set vs just plopping some product on top of your fro and neglecting all of the coils and curls underneath.

Many naturals neglect to understand the importance of stretching for their texture and want to take the easy way out: a wash and go. My general rule of thumb is that if your hair shrinks down to even 25% less than when you pull it, you should wear stretched s...

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