When you cannot simply pop over to Paris for the weekend, enjoy the best of Parisian salon experiences a bit closer to home. Culture Trip recently featured the Paul Labrecque Salon and Spa, highlighting the luxurious French hair and scalp treatment that will leave you feeling prepared to stroll down the Champs-Élysées, rather than the Upper East Side.
So many things can affect the health of your scalp. And, as Paul Labrecque stylist Frederic Moine divulged, “The secret to healthy hair is a healthy scalp.” Product build-up, harsh water, natural oil production, and so many other physical and environmental elements can affect the scalp, no matter how frequently and thoroughly you wash your hair. In turn, scalp build-up can weigh your hair down, leaving it looking flat and feeling heavy. Enter the Biologique Recherche hair and scalp treatment at Paul Labrecque Salon and Spa.
A Clean Base
The multi-step hair and scalp treatment works best when as much of that scalp build-up is cleansed away as can be. Your Paul Labrecque stylist will start with a hair wash using one of the Biologique Recherche shampoos. This will provide both hair and scalp with a clean base to better take in the nutrients that come along with the later steps. Your stylist will select one of the Biologique Recherche shampoos based on your hair and scalp needs.
Rather than diving straight into conditioner, the next step in the hair and scalp treatment is to apply the Biologique Recherche Lotion P50 Capillaire Purifying Scalp Lotion. This is applied with an intense scalp massage. Not only will the scalp massage help you relax and soothe away the stresses of your day, but it will also stimulate your hair follicles, condition the scalp, and increase blood circulation. All of this adds up to boost your hair’s strength at the roots and help it grow faster.
Nourishing Hair Mask
In order to further encourage strong, healthy hair growth, the next step in the Biologique Recherche hair and scalp treatment is a nourishing hair mask, also from the French product line. The Biologique Recherche Masque Biologique Capillaire works to nourish hair fiber and prevent it from drying out by providing a wealth of revitalizing nutrients.
Soothing, Strengthening Serum
The hair pampering doesn’t stop there. Next, your stylist will apply one of the Biologique Recherche hair serums to provide strength and vitality to your hair. These serums are designed to re-balance the scalp, infuse in beneficial moisture, and fortify hair cuticles.
It may sound like that is a lot of moisturizing components to layer on your scalp and hair. No, you will not leave the salon with heavy, greasy-feeling hair after your hair and scalp treatment. That is not the French way, after all. Once your hair and scalp have been massaged, nourished, and revitalized thoroughly, it’s time for a final refresh. Your hair will be shampooed and conditioned again, and a Biologique Recherche leave-in conditioner will be applied to your hair before the blowout.
The full hair and scalp treatment takes around an hour, and will leave your hair feeling light, clean, and healthy without any additional products. Yes, even for hair that has a tendency towards frizz or dryness from heavy processing. The purifying scalp treatment at Paul Labrecque Salon and Spa is wonderful for the occasional treat, but stylist Moine recommends five scalp treatments for lasting results. This will help balance your scalp and lead to healthy, vibrant hair. After the initial five treatments, a monthly treatment will help maintain healthy hair and scalp.
For more information on this luxe French treatment as well as the Biologique Recherche products, contact Paul Labrecque Salon and Spa.