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Natural Salon Part I: Ingredients to Look For

By Mara Fleishman, July 1, 2008  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Mara Fleishman
Come with us to Manhattan for a tour of natural hair care with one of the industry’s leading experts. Learn why caring for hair naturally is beneficial and what plant-based ingredients to look for depending on hair type: curly, straight or color-treated. John Masters has been a leader and innovator in the beauty care industry for more than 15 years. He is founder of John Masters Organics personal care products and salon in New York City.

 

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Diane says ...
I love how he gives suggestions for what oils and natural ingredients work on which hair types. I'm definitely intrigued! And wow, is it ever hard to find a decent natural hair coloring product. Think I'll try this next and see how it does. But it looks like it'd be more fun to go into their NY salon and get the whole treatment! (I bet that reporter never did an interview with cucumbers on her eyes before!)
07/01/2008 1:20:56 PM CDT
Rory says ...
Fantastic. I'm a huge John Masters fan!!! Great to see him live and in the flesh. I have to get to that salon one day.
07/01/2008 3:48:13 PM CDT
Lisa M says ...
Very good presentation. Great energy from the host and I liked the way you added graphics to highlight the main points for each hair type.
07/01/2008 6:00:38 PM CDT
Heather says ...
Really great video, best one yet! Very real, and natural, no pun intended. I'm excited to try out these tips.
07/02/2008 7:07:17 AM CDT
Molly says ...
I really enjoyed this. I have always been skeptical about all of the chemicals listed on general hair care products.
07/02/2008 9:16:15 AM CDT
fleishmanm says ...
Hi Diane, I have to say that talking with cucumbers on my face was quite interesting. I just wanted to report that I have been using a Shampoo form the John Masters line with honey and hibiscus in it and my hair has really been doing well. Thanks for watching the podcast! Part two will be posted next week, John gives us tips on styling products.
07/02/2008 9:43:20 AM CDT
Sally says ...
I agree, with Diane. Incredible Mara that you are able to keep interviewing with the cucumbers on your eyes, and your hair being washed. I usually fall asleep as soon as my head goes bkac into the tub :) Thanks for this video, the topic is really great, very universal.
07/02/2008 10:13:29 AM CDT
MattS says ...
I really like John Masters products, thanks for sharing them with others!
07/02/2008 2:09:10 PM CDT
Margret says ...
Very helpful information. I'm a believer in natural oils for dry hair1
07/02/2008 2:12:40 PM CDT
Marcy says ...
Another great episode. Natural is the way to go, I'll help spread the word.
07/02/2008 2:25:13 PM CDT
Carrie says ...
I have used John Master's products in the past and really liked them, however, in recent years I've become more sensitive to fragrances (even natural ones). I would love to see John Masters come up with a fragrance-free shampoo and conditioner. His products are the only truly salon-quality organic hair products I've found and I would love to be able to use them again. It's really great to see Whole Foods carrying his products. Thanks
07/03/2008 5:19:13 PM CDT
Mark says ...
I didn't realize there is actually a J.M. Salon. Next time I'm in NY that is one stop I will certainly make.
07/04/2008 9:05:27 AM CDT
Holly Spence says ...
A friend told me oatmeal left in your hair for a few hours is a really good conditioner. I can't imagine this would have much of an affect, have you heard anything like this?
07/05/2008 7:50:33 AM CDT
Vicky says ...
Good to know the natural approaches to hair care is used in such a high end studio. I've always been impressed with the John Masters products.
07/05/2008 4:36:32 PM CDT
Amy says ...
Love this video! John Masters' products are fabulous.
07/07/2008 8:09:24 AM CDT
Liz C. says ...
I really enjoyed this video, glad to know natural options are the way to go.
07/07/2008 2:03:53 PM CDT
Devon says ...
You are really impressing me with all of this great coverage. I have been a believer in organics internally, it is good to see the benefits are strong for skin and hair care as well.
07/07/2008 2:14:38 PM CDT
Wanda says ...
It is good to see John Masters getting some coverage, he has been a pioneer in natural hair care at a Salon level. Good job Whole Foods, finding his products, selling his products and featuring him here.
07/07/2008 6:00:00 PM CDT
Delaney says ...
I continue to be impressed with your coverage of natural approaches to body care, skin care, and now hair care. I loved the mineral makeup feature as well.
07/08/2008 3:28:41 AM CDT
Amanda P. says ...
I am just recovering from a horrific chemical hair coloring. They first bleached my hair so the "color would take" then applied the color, what a smell. Needless to say, my hair felt like steel wool for weeks. I'm excited to go this route next time around, thanks for the suggestions.
07/08/2008 5:11:09 AM CDT
Marcy says ...
I'm going to John Masters next weekend!!!!
07/08/2008 11:35:54 AM CDT
Sally says ...
Looking forward to trying out a new hair color.
07/08/2008 12:00:50 PM CDT
Anne says ...
Again great coverage, I really hope this all works out for my crazy hair. Thanks for sharing and championing a healthy approach.
07/08/2008 8:20:01 PM CDT
mod*mom says ...
i hope they have the john master's products at whole foods market, i'm going to look for them today in the whole body section. i haven't seen them there before. i use the aubrey gps shampoo + conditioner that has worked miracles in detangling my matted rats nest, now i'm trying the nature's gate hemp shampoo for dry frizzy hair.
07/09/2008 10:05:24 AM CDT
Steph. says ...
You really can't beat the fragrence of natural hair care products. I'm a huge J.M. fan. I have dark, straight frizzy hair and his products have made a world of difference for me.
07/09/2008 11:32:04 AM CDT

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