I have just had a brazilian blowdry with Remix and have to say, given some of the bad reviews here, I am pleasantly surprised with the outcome. I have had 4 BB before this one with mixed results. The first two were done in Asia and were literally life changing. I still had to section my hair when drying it, and straighten it, but after doing this my hair looked and felt great and didnt frizz at all, even in 100% Hong Kong humidity which is unheard of for my hair. The second two were done in London and were no where near as good. My previous London salons took barely any time to apply the product and my hair looked pretty much the same after the treatments.
Having looked everywhere in London for a salon that can emulate the amazing Hong Kong BB, I gave Remix a go. I phoned them up on the off chance and was told that even though I didnt have a groupon voucher, they would do it that day for me at £59. I arrived and nothing was mentioned about my hair being quite long (although it is quite fine). The guy even said I could also have it cut for a total price of £75. I was happy with this. I was also given a quick consultation from the manager about not to expect miracles, how everyones hair reacts differently, and how it wont straighten your hair, just smoothes it, etc.
The girl who applied the product didnt interract with me much but was friendly enough. Its by no means a luxury treatment or good experience salon however I really dont mind if the treatment does the job!
The treatment took nearly 2.5 hours in total and was done exactly how I remembered the Hong Kong ones to be done. My hair was left exactly how it should have been: straightened to perfection, smooth and shiny. It also feels like it is coated in a fruity smelling product. Post treatment, it definitely looks a little lank until washed after three days but you have to just bear this
I have now washed my hair for the first time and it feels really good and was a dream to blowdry. It has held well and no frizz so far. I am so pleased to have found this salon its cheap and they know what they are doing with brazilian blowdrys.
With regard to some of the negative comments posted here, I really think that people should not expect miracles. You wont come out with entirely different hair, just your hair on a really really good day. If you have frizzy, it will stop it. And of course all hair reacts differently. Also, in relation to the comments about additional bump ups on the price, the product is v.expensive and if you have thick or long hair it may naturally cost more - but - even with a £30 bump up cost, it is still really cheap compared to most salons out there and most importantly, it actually works.
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