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Try a New Look: Maria Nila Colour Refresh

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New Color, No Commitment

Mill Pond Salon safely re-opened its doors in New London/Spicer on June 1st. And you, our dear customers, came bravely back with exposed roots, split ends, and all! Though all of our services are back up and running, we thought we’d share a little gem we discovered while in quarantine – Maria Nila Colour Refresh!

Maria Nila’s Colour Refresh line of conditioners provide pigment and moisture to uncolored or stressed tresses. The conditioners color and condition your hair in one easy step. They can help cover up those unkempt roots or give you an entirely new look. All in around 10 minutes! 

The color pigments range from casual Sand or Cacao to Pink Pop. And with the ability to mix and match, you’re likely to find just the right color to suit your unique style. 

If for some reason you don’t like the color, never fear. It washes out in anywhere from 4-10 washes. Since the color is temporary, you could change your hair to match your style every week. Or, in today’s terms, you could match your hair to your mask!

Contact Mill Pond Salon today to request your hairstylist uses Maria Nila Colour Refresh during your next appointment. 

Not Your Mother’s Hair Color

Maria Nila’s products are all 100% Vegan ingredients and sustainably sourced. They take pride in caring for all creatures on earth, including Mother Earth herself.

Based in Sweden, the company prides itself on its 100% Vegan Product lines, endorsed by PETA, Leaping Bunny, and the Vegan Society. They also work alongside Zeromission and Plan Vivo to reduce and even erase their carbon footprint. 

Their goal is “to provide the world with friendly, sustainable beauty in a professional, conscious, and playful way.” Their carefully chosen ingredients ensure safety for all life on earth. What’s not to love?!

Mill Pond Salon is honored to carry both Maria Nila and Aveda brands in our salons. Ask your stylist today if Maria Nila Colour Refresh is right for you. 

Hair That Shines Like the Sun

Most store-bought hair color dries out your hair, leaving it lifeless and dull. Not Maria Nila Colour Refresh. Maria Nila’s unique blend of natural ingredients leaves your hair silky and vibrant. You can get salon-quality color and shine, right from the comfort of your home. 

But even if your hair is needing some extra love after your Colour Refresh, Mill Pond recommends Aveda’s Color Conserve Shampoo, Conditioner, and styling products to help maintain your hair color.

No more split ends or un-colored roots. Your hair doesn’t have to suffer one more day. Have you booked your appointment with Mill Pond yet? 

How Does Maria Nila Colour Refresh Work? 

Maria Nila’s color lines work like a hair masque. It goes on thick and thoroughly colors, conditions, and nourishes your hair. Our stylists will be sure to work it into all hair areas to provide an even color tone. If you choose to DIY, you can easily purchase Maria Nila from your stylist the next time you are in the salon. 

Step one is to always start with a clean slate. Thoroughly wash the hair. Prepare the hair for treatment by gently towel-dry to about 70%. It’s essential to get rid of any excess water so your hair can absorb more of the product.

Then, apply Maria Nila Colour Refresh to all desired areas. Be sure to use enough product to cover the hair from root to end, especially if you have long hair.  

Our stylists start at the root where the color is most needed, then work their way to the ends. We then comb through the hair a few times to provide an even color distribution. Then, your stylist will use their fingers or a comb to help distribute the product as evenly as possible throughout the hair.

From there, leave the product in for 3-10 minutes, depending on the desired intensity of color. The pigments will bond to all hair types, but can more easily adhere to already colored hair. Virgin and darker hair shades may end up with a softer result or no results at all. 

Once your desired shade is achieved, rinse and style as usual. Your hair will thank you for giving it such a deep conditioning treatment. And, your eyes will love the glossy sheen and color it gives to your hair. 

What Shade is Right For Me?

You’ve got a style that’s all your own. Whether your color is true to your natural shade or something entirely on the other end of the rainbow, we guarantee you will find the right combination of shades from Maria Nila.  

From softer brunette shades like Cacao to stunning Pink Pop, Colour Refresh shades can be mixed and matched for a more personalized outcome. Blondes can adapt Vanilla or Sand into more of a muted tone. Redheads can add a bit of sensuality with Copper. 

Perhaps you’re feeling a bit bolder this week. Why not try Vivid Violet or Bright Red to make a unique statement for the world to admire? Whatever your desired color outcome, know that you can change it if you don’t like it. Since it’s non-permanent, it will fade out in anywhere from 4-10 washes. 

Don’t DIY When You Can DIR (Do It Right) 

Maria Nila Colour Refresh at Mill Pond SalonWhen staying home became a “thing” worldwide, DIY everything was not only a fad, it was necessary. From homeschooling to hair coloring, women and men alike had to pull up sleeves and get jobs done. Roots were not only showing, but they were also crying out as if from the grave, “please color me”!

While boxes of hair color flew off the shelves almost as fast as toilet paper, you rolled up your sleeves, put on your gloves, and gave that box of L’Oreal a good old fashioned try.

Your hair deserves the best, not what’s left. Plus, we all could use a little more self care these days. Why not pamper yourself and let our stylists do what they do best! 

Mill Pond Salon and Maria Nila Colour Refresh are the best. Call us today to find out more and to book your appointment

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  1. Hi I bleached my hair went white someone told me to put coffee through it , it has turned yellow disaster, trying to wash it out with baking soda and conditioner, I always usually get high lights any tips don’t like ash blonde or silver any tips

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