The XEX Blog

How Aveda Is Leading the Way in Sustainable Beauty

July 2, 2024

In the realm of beauty products and consumer standards, sustainable beauty has emerged at the forefront of importance for people who buy products. People like you and me! As an Aveda salon, the products used on your hair come with a certain guarantee. This is not just a guarantee of a sustainable brand but also… Read More

Brunette woman smiling with brunette hair and blonde balayage highlights

Why You Should Choose an Aveda Salon for Your Next Hair Color

May 29, 2024

Choosing where to get your hair done is not a decision most people take lightly. When you live in Chicago and there are salons and hairdressers around every corner, how do you choose? It takes time to painstakingly comb through the stylists and reviews on salons, especially when you don’t know where to start. XEX… Read More

Close up of the back of woman's hair relaxed with Keratin in Chicago salon

The Science Behind Keratin: How It Works And Which One is Best for You?

April 24, 2024

Often referred to as the holy grail of hair care, Keratin treatments are known for their ability to bring life back into otherwise dull and damaged hair. This treatment smooths, adds moisture, and creates a barrier to protect your hair from future damage. But what exactly is keratin, and how does it work its magic… Read More

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Finding a Hair Colorist for Unconventional Colors: Brights and Pastels

March 26, 2024

With the Spring slowly rolling in, everyone dreams about all the spring and summer outfits they can start to wear – bring out the dresses and shorts! Many people are also starting to plan their next trip to the salon, including what to do to their hair to end its dry Winter rut and bring… Read More

Keratin Treatment on Long Black Hair

How to Maintain Your Balayage Hair Color

February 28, 2024

There is no better feeling than walking out of a salon with your new do, feeling like you can take on the world. With your new color, you might be worried about upkeep, how fast it will fade, and what it might fade into when it does. No one can predict how the hair will… Read More