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Basic Hair Knowledge

This is a VERY basic run down on hair structure.   The hair on your head is mainly made of a hard protein called keratin, and is usually formed in 3 layers. With a PH of between 4.5 and 5.5 your hair is considered to be acidic. The outer layer, called the CUTICLE, is made…

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Meet Laurie

Hi, I’m Laurie, (pronounced Law-ree) I am the owner and head stylist at Salem Hair Co. in Waiwhetu, Lower Hutt. (Salem is pronounced Say-lim, like the cat and the city.)   I started hairdressing in 2007. After deciding university wasn’t for me, my mum said to me, “Well that’s all well and good, but you’d…

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