Archive for May 2011

Celebrate Memorial Day

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No matter how you celebrate Memorial Day…remembering loved ones with family and friends, a picnic, parade, or quiet weekend at home getting the garden planted…absolutely everyone knows that Memorial Day weekend is officially the ‘unofficial’ beginning of SUMMER!  And what better way to celebrate the summer than by planning a trip or two…whether long, short or something in between…you’ll want to pack light and look fabulous.  So, to keep you gorgeous and under the forty pound limit, we’re offering The Travel Kit for 15% off the regular price.

The Jane Carter Solution Travel Kit includes: Moisture Nourishing Shampoo, Nutrient Replenishing Conditioner, Revitalizing Leave-In Conditioner, Condition & Sculpt, Wrap & Roll, and Nourish & Shine in TSA approved 2 ounce bottles in a handy travel bag.

Use coupon code: tkmemfb to receive your 15% off our Travel Kit, valid 5-27 thru 5-30.

We’re Here to Assist You at Jane Carter Solution

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We are here to assist you – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week…ONLINE!

No matter what the need, we have a solution for you.

  1. Not sure which products are right for your hair? Visit the Jane Carter Solution Wizard and select the image that resembles your hair.
  2. Looking for my tips on mixing JCS products? Visit the Jane Carter Solution Mixology page for my personal tips and techniques.
  3. Dry hair? Curly hair? Relaxed hair? Twists or locs? We’ve got a regimen for everyone!
  4. Need to know what’s in your favorite Jane Carter Solution products? Visit our ingredients page for a listing.
  5. Looking to purchase Jane Carter Solution products from a retail location? Visit the Location Tab on the JCS homepage for a complete listing of salons, stylists, and stores.

How to Safely Blow Dry or Flat Iron Your Daughter’s Hair

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Hair Nourishing Cream is perfect for all textures of hair and adds shine while repairing dry hair. This wonderful natural-based product can be used on your daughter’s hair and skin (as well as yours), leaving both feeling renewed and moisturized.

If you are going to blow dry your daughter’s hair (after shampooing and detangling), spray Revitalizing Leave-In Conditioner, then apply Hair Nourishing Cream and brush out her hair and put her hair in four soft braids. You can either let her hair air dry or dry her under a hood dryer. Once her hair is dry, you can blow dry her hair straight with a blow dryer and paddle brush or a blow dryer with a pick attachment and either flat iron or put her hair in pony tails.

REMEMBER: If you decide to use the flat iron make sure that you mist each section of your daughter’s hair as you flat iron and do not, I repeat, do not turn that flat iron above 375°, 325° is preferable. A super hot flat iron will permanently straighten the hair and she will not be able to wear her natural texture in the future.

Climb Out of the Barrel In Spite of the Crab Claws

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"People too weak to follow their own dreams will always find a way to discourage yours."

I want to remind YOU that YOUR dream is exactly that, YOURS. Just for YOU, designed by YOU, and created by YOU. YOU are the master of this dream! That’s the great news.

Not everyone will see your dream and not everyone will want your dream for you. Be prepared for some people, possibly even those closest to you, to "question" YOUR dream…or even attempt to discourage you. (gasp!) As hurtful and confusing as it may be, do not lose focus of where you are headed. Do not be sidelined by the antics of those who cannot see a dream for themselves.

Stand strong. You’ve taken the steps to realize YOUR dream, now live it!

International Hair and Beauty Show

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New Jersey licensed beauty professionals and cosmetology students…we’re home this weekend! (get excited)

You read that correctly, Jane Carter Solution is HOME and will be at the International Hair and Beauty Show in Secaucus, NJ. The show is this Sunday May 22nd and Monday May 23rd at the Meadowlands Expo Center. Two-Day Tickets, One-Day Tickets, and Student Tickets are available online and at the door.

You can find us at booths 100 and 200. Offering product recommendations, assisting you with JCS Membership registration, and of course making sure that you leave with the products you need!

Grapefruit, Kiwi, and Nourish & Shine

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Kiwi

Kiwi is loaded with Vitamin C and very low in calories. Two medium kiwis add only 90 calories to your diet but deliver a whopping 240% of the daily value for Vitamin C and provide 450 mg of potassium, beta-carotene plus four grams of dietary fiber. This tiny little furry fruit packs tremendous nutritional wallop. Eat it alone, in a fruit salad, or on top of yogurt and cereal.

Grapefruit

Grapefruit are very high in Vitamin C and half a grapefruit contains 100% of the daily value of Vitamin C. Surprisingly low in calories, a whole grapefruit contains only 120 calories which is why they are often associated with diets and weight loss. Low in sodium and a rich source of lycopene, this is the perfect fruit for boosting your immune system. Grapefruit are often eaten plain or easily juiced. Remember: certain medications may react adversely with grapefruit, so make sure to check with your doctor or pharmacist.

Nourish & Shine

Nourish & Shine may not provide 100% of your daily value of Vitamin C and we don’t recommend that you eat it with a spoon, but we did formulate it with the yummiest of ingredients like Shea butter, Kokum butter, Illippe butter, Mango butter, Vitamins A, D, & E, pear and grapefruit essential oils.

Nourish & Shine is a blend of all natural vitamins and essential oils and the result is an incredible hair nourisher. It completely melts in your hair, adding amazing shine and never leaving your hair feeling greasy or limp.

Like Kiwi and Grapefruit, Nourish & Shine is good for your hair and your skin.