"Strong enough for a man, but pH balanced for a woman." The tagline of this once-famous 80's commercial for Secret deodorant introduced the world to the idea of pH balance. In chemistry, the pH scale is a measure of a
Hair loss is common problem effecting both men and women. By the age of thirty-five, two-thirds of men experience thinning hair; by fifty 85% of all men experience significant hair thinning (source). As WebMD notes, too, women account for a
Conventional wisdom has always viewed massage therapy as a panacea for stress relief. Now research supports the use of massage therapy as a viable healing tool. As a supportive therapy, massage can relieve many types of pain and potentially even
The weather is changing in Ambler, PA, the home of Barberella Salon, and we're excited about the warm spring days ahead. For a salon, springtime is usually about lightening colors and simplifying styles. Yet springs also marks the beginning of
Does your hair look dull and lifeless? Do you long for the sparkly hues of Hollywood stars? Whatever the cause--hard water, chlorine, or dehydration, to name a few--dull, lifeless hair is relatively easy to fix. Beyond lifestyle changes, like proper
The majority of hair styling products available in salons, drug stores, and grocery stores contain toxic ingredients. Parabens. Polymer plastics. Artificial fragrances. Synthetic fillers. All of these ingredients found in common hair styling products can harm your health--and the environment.