Whether it’s your first summer in the SAR or you’ve sweated through 70, there’s a good chance you’re seeking a hair solution for the Hong Kong humidity. Kate Springer quizzes a few salon experts about how to manage that mane. Meet the Experts Sonia Park, Art Director at Toni & Guy SoHo Salon, UG/F, 3-5


t’s my first summer in Hong Kong and, thanks to the rampant humidity, I look like an indian Hermione Granger (Philosopher’s Stone, not Deathly Hallows). To rid myself of my halo of frizz and get a sleeker look, I’m trying out the Discovery treatment by Ybera. Keratin and Brazilian blowdry hair treatments were once touted as a hair

Disconect June 2015

Disconnect june 2015: Trichology: An important subject all stylists should know about DISCONNECT Hairdressing magazine has a dream, a vision and a passion to build long-term partnerships with suppliers, Salon Owners and Stylists, enabling us to further enhance our fellow professionals with innovation, inspirational trends and artistic expression. We want to unite people who are

Top of the List

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The List Health, Beauty & Fitness Guide 2015

The List Health, Beauty & Fitness Guide 2015 Top of the List Hey, hot stuff! If you’re hoping to improve your life—and look great doing it—you’ve come to the right place. To read more click here and go to page 15


June 2015 Issue: Congratulations to Dr. Aline Jahns After months of study and research  Dr. Aline Jahns reached an important millestone becoming the first Hong Kong’s certified Trychologist  by the WTS (The World Trichology Society) and the Ambassador of the World Trichology Society in Asia. She is also member of some of the most reputable affiliations worldwide such as The

Head to Head

Tuesday, 05 May 2015 by

Bad hair day? Jane Clyde gets advice from local hair and scalp expertsline Jahns and Lorena Severi To say that Aline Jahns and Lorena Severi know a lot about hair is an understatement. Put them in a room together to discuss their shared passion and the atmosphere would be electric – sparks might even fly.

Strand and Science Giveaway

Thursday, 05 February 2015 by

February 2015 Issue: Strand and Science Hair SPA Giveaway. Around DB is the original and leading community magazine dedicated to the residents of Discovery Bay and surrounding expat communities of Lantau Island, mainly Tung Chung and South Lantau. Around DB’s team has been publishing in DB and Hong Kong since 2002. To read more click here


January 2015 Issue: Grand Opening Mention There was a guided tour  on offer and a chance to meet the team at the opening  of the Strand and Science Hair Spa. Set up by soon-to-be qualified trichologist ( hair and spa specialist), Dr. Aline Jahns, a DB resident of five years, the relaxing spa provides hair assessment,

The Venue

Tuesday, 30 December 2014 by

Dr. Aline Jahns, the brains who brought  “Discovery” Smoothening Treatment from Brazil to Hong Kong, opened this sleek hair spa in Discovery Bay. The clean white space is devoted to scalp and hair health, aiming to help address common issues like lifeless locks, hair loss or everyday wear and tear. Aline uses her expertise as

The List_December 2014

The List #227, Dec 1 2014: The Truth about Straightening Treatments Brazilian hair straightening treatments (also called blowout, keratin, thermal reconditioning, smoothening) are a method of temporarily straightening hair by sealing a liquid keratin and a preservative solution into the hair with a flat iron. Why is ‘Keratin’ associated with these Treatments? Keratin is a protein that is naturally present