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Letter from Brig

From Brig, June 30, 2016- Ten years ago, I set out to open the coolest looking salon in Simi Valley. I knew exactly what I wanted: red styling chairs, a turquoise blue wall & definitely a swordfish over the shampoo area. p!ay hair lounge (p!ay, because I wanted to say I was going to “play” not work.) opened for business on July 1, 2006 at the start of a three month remodel. From day one we had the support of Bumble & bumble and have exclusively loved their products. I believed that if p!ay looked cool, the people would come. What I know now is that no matter what salon you are apart of; it is truly the heart of your salon that makes it special. The hairstylists, salon support staff & clients are that heart. I am so absolutely beyond words about the unique...
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Gray Hair Blending

Even though silver hair color is a huge trend at the moment, there are still more people out there that don’t want to see it on their head.  Denise came to Kari after deciding to go back to blonde after years of dark red.  Her gray regrowth was becoming too high maintenance and she wanted a softer, brighter look.  Kari gently removed layer upon layer of the dark red color from Denise’s hair with the assistance of Olaplex.   Denise’s hair felt healthier and was shiny, after the entire process.  When her gray reappears, it will be far less obvious next to her new brighter blonde color.  To schedule your complimentary consultation with Kari: Kari@playhairlounge.com  ...
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Ceanna Bo Cerceo- Artist!

Ceanna: “I have known Taylor for many years. Two and a half years ago she shaved her hair off to donate her hair. Since then she has not cut or colored her hair. She has been in a bit of a rut. I was determined to get Taylor out of her sweat pants and show her how beautiful she still is. I highlighted her hair to brighten her and gave her a much-needed haircut. I was inspired to dress her up and photograph her because I knew this is exactly what she needed to regain her confidence. One the lipstick and lashes were in place, Taylor felt like a girl again. We had so much fun! I found a cool vintage vanity mirror and used it to capture different angles of her hairstyle. I love how the power of beauty can change the outlook on...
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