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The Science Behind A Good Hair Day

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jul 20, 2017 11:04:20 AM
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Linda-Wilde-The Science Behind a Good Hair Day

Have you ever wondered how something works or how something was made? In the monthly Science Behind series, we partner with a guest presenter to explore a large variety of interesting topics. The Science Behind series offers opportunities for adults to apply new knowledge and skills to everyday life, while having fun! 

** This Science Behind event took place in July, 2017 **


The Science Behind a Good Hair Day

Healthy hair is not just a trend or fad; it simply never goes out of style. Having healthy hair is something that everyone in every culture strives to achieve regardless of length, color, and texture.  Hair is as different as the people it belongs to and knowing how to properly care for your hair type is an important part of maintenance routines. With the pollutants, chemicals, weather conditions, and styling techniques that affect your hair every day, maintaining a beautiful mane can pose a challenge.

On Thursday, July 27th Linda Wilde from West One Salon will share her talents and knowledge of hair health at Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon at 6:30 pm.  Linda will address how our environment, age, and overall health influence the look and feel of your hair and how hair could reveal signs of deeper health issues. Learn to fight dryness, why the ingredients of hair products matter, and steps you can take to return the balance of your hair and scalp to a natural state.

The health of your hair depends on a variety of factors, both internal and external.  Hereditary issues, illness, nutritional deficiencies, poor circulation, hormonal imbalances, stress, and environmental factors outside of your control can adversely affect the health and appearance of your hair.  Understanding the basics of hair health will help you achieve beautiful trendsetting styles, establish techniques for maintaining and caring for your natural tresses, and avoid the effects of chemical ingredients on the hair and body.

Upcoming Science Behind Schedule

Being a part of the hair industry for 25 years, Linda has an intense passion for serving her clientele.  She not only has a love for creating new looks, she also loves building and establishing relationships with her clients. She is constantly evolving herself by attending specialty hair academy's and classes to ensure that she is always at the top of her game.

Linda has an uncanny ability to understand what her clients’ visions are and work with them in recommending and creating the perfect look that keeps them coming back. Her expertise in styling and coloring has earned her Best Colorist in the Vail Valley 2 years in a row.

One of Linda's biggest passions is being able to teach her team what she knows. She loves to watch them blossom and rise to higher industry standards. She loves evoking passion in the people around her and creating an atmosphere that is fun, inspiring, and professional.


What: The Science Behind A Good Hair Day
When: Thursday, July 27th, 6:30-8:30pm
Where: Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon
Cost: FREE, $5 suggested donation, Registration Required

Space is limited, please visit www.walkingmountains.org/sb to register!

Topics: The Science Behind Series

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Our mission is to awaken a sense of wonder and inspire environmental stewardship and sustainability through natural science education.