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The Salon Professional Academy Blog

At The Salon Professional Academy we work with high-end products on a daily basis. We proudly work with brands like SkinCeuticals and L’Oréal Professionnel to achieve the best results possible for our guests. When you’ve used so many great products, you’re bound to love a few of them. We asked our staff to tell us about their favorite products. Here are their answers!

Chris Gould: Director of Education

What is your favorite product?

L’Oréal Professionnel Hair Touch up Spray

Why do you like it?

It keeps your hair color looking fresh and also gives the hair body and texture.

How do you use it?

Spray the product on dry hair where regrowth is visible. Use between hair color services.

How would you recommend using it?

Section the hair and spray at the root where regrowth is visible.

Can you tell me about a time you used this product on a client?

I show clients this product during the consultation. I demonstrate how to use it. They can see immediate results.

Who would you recommend this product to?

Anyone who colors their hair and wants the color to look fresh between touch-ups.

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Christine Pitman: Director of Admissions

What is your favorite product?

L’Oréal Professionnel Tecni Art Liss & Pump Up and SkinCeuticals A.G.E. Interrupter

Why do you like it?

Hair product: It’s very lightweight, adds volume, and has a clean scent.

Skincare product: The product has great anti-aging properties!

How do you use it?

Hair product: I apply it to my damp hair before I blow dry it.

Skincare product: I use it as my evening moisturizer.

How would you recommend using it?

Hair product: Apply the product to damp hair, comb through, and then blow dry or let hair dry naturally.

Skincare product: Use in the evening as a moisturizer after cleansing your face.

Who would you recommend this product to?

Hair product: Anyone who has fine, textured hair and wants to add volume.

Skincare product: Anyone who wants to reduce the signs of aging.

JoAnne Bredensteiner: Director of Financial Aid

What is your favorite product?

L’Oréal Professionnel Liss ProKeratin Double Serum

Why do you like it?

It helps smooth out frizz.

How do you use it?

Run a small amount through your damp hair.

How would you recommend using it?

Apply to your damp hair before blow drying.

Who would you recommend this product to?

Anyone with thick or textured hair who wants a smooth look.

Valerie Moll: Esthetics Educator

What is your favorite product?

SkinCeuticals H.A. Intensifier

Why do you like it?

It helps plump up fine lines.

How do you use it?

Apply a small amount around the fine lines of the face.

How would you recommend using it?

Use a small amount in the evening after cleansing the face and before moisturizing.

Can you tell me about a time you used this product on a client?

Students use this product during every facial where the client has fine lines.

Who would you recommend this product to?

Anyone concerned with fine lines or wrinkles!

Lorna Burke: Lead Cosmetology Educator

What is your favorite product?

Overnight Repair

Why do you like it?

It’s a unique product. It works as a mousse and a leave-in conditioner.

How do you use it?

I apply it to dry, stressed hair.

How would you recommend using it?

Use it on dry hair after curling or flat ironing. Only use about a ping-pong ball sized amount.

Can you tell me about a time you used this product on a client?

This can be used on every client with any hair type for soft, shiny hair.

Who would you recommend this product to?

I would recommend to any client who wants silky, soft hair.

Learn About These Products and More

If you want to learn how to work with these products and other great products, consider our cosmetology or esthetics program at TSPA St. Louis. Call us today to learn more about enrollment or schedule a tour!

Want more beauty fun? Check out some of our other blog posts!

Read: “Create Your Spring Look and We Will Show You a Great Hairstyle”

Read: “For the Love of Cosmetology”

Read: “L’Oréal Professionnel. What Makes It Different?”