Where in the World was Hector Rodriguez?

As we posted a few weeks ago, Hector headed to Japan last week with Bmac Sheers. Let’s see what he did!

Part One: Hector Gets a Tour of the BMAC Sheer Factory
 
Hector flew into Narita Airport, and was greeted with open arms by Sen Yamanaka, the U.S. representative from Bmac Sheers.

Hector & Sen at the Airport

 
They headed to Tokyo for a night, then rode the bullet train two and a half hours to Niigata, Japan, where their bags awaited them at a traditional Japanese hotel, Okura Hotel.  Niigata is known to be the producer of the world’s best rice and sake.

Hector Enjoying the Hotel

 
 After settling in, the group headed to the Bmac Sheers headquarters in Niigata, Japan where Hector met the owner,  Mr. Shigeru Fujita, and the rest of the executive team, including Mr. Fujita’s son, Masatake Fujita. Hector and Shigeru had an immediate connection through their shared passion of art and jewelry making.

Masatake, Hector, Shigeru, Bmac Employees & Sen

 
After getting to know one another, the team took Hector on a tour of the sheer factory where Hector investigated every minute detail about the sheers; from the conception of sculpture, to forging, tempering and cooling.  Hector was thoroughly impressed by the techniquies and precision with which each Bmac sheer is produced, and certainly left no stone unturned in his inquiries.

Hector & Mr. Fujita Talking Sheers

 
 
Stay tuned to see what Hector did next!
 

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New Products: Kerastase Resistance Force Architecte

Kerastase has recently launched new products focused on offering solutions for brittle, very damaged hair. These new products promise to reverse hair erosion by two levels in two weeks! This line is particularly great for those who bleach their hair, but is recommended for anyone with slightly to severely damaged hair. Take a look below to see some of the newest products to grace our shelves at Cush Salon:  

Ciment Anti-Usure:
A rinse-out, repairing, anti-breakage treatment for weakened, damaged lengths and ends. This is recommended for Erosion Levels 1-2.

 Masque Force Architecte:
Reconstructing masque that intensely replenishes brittle and damaged hair with split ends. This is recommended for Erosion Levels 3-4.

 Fibre Architecte:
A non-oily, leave-in, reparative dual serum to repair brittle, very damaged lengths and seal split ends. Use in conjunction with Ciment Thermique, for optimal heat protection. Apply on dry hair, mid-lengths and ends, then style!

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2011: A Year in Review

I know we are all thinking the same thing: How did this year go by so quickly?! And it’s true…yet another year has gone by, but what has really been accomplished? So much!

We are proud to say that 2011 has been quite an eventful year, from welcoming several new, talented stylists to launching our blog to participating in wonderful charity organizations such as Tower Cancer Research Foundation’s Bosom Buddies Program and the Manifest Foundation, this year has been a great year at Cush Salon.

Being firm believers of never looking back and always moving forward, however, a better question is: what do we plan in 2012? A lot. As you saw in last week’s post, Hector will be traveling to Japan to consult for BMAC Shears and participating in many trade shows throughout the year. Chassi will be fulfilling her love of traveling and learning with WorldVentures.  But most importantly, Cush Salon will be continuously working to offer our clients an experience worth bragging about to your friends. Let us know what we can do to make your experience here at Cush unforgettable! We look forward to being your hair gurus in the this new year and many years to come !

Happy New Year 2012 from the Cush Family!

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Exciting News about Hector!

We are so proud to announce that Hector has accepted the position of Art Director for the BMAC Scissors United States Launch! Hector will be traveling to Niigata and Tokyo, Japan mid-January to learn everything BMAC and gather inspiration for the six trade shows he has coming up in 2012!

Stay tuned for more information about his journey with BMAC and to follow him on his adventures in Japan!

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Cush Salon Cuts 4 Kids

Join Cush Salon Beverly Hills and other top Los Angeles salons on
Sunday, December 4th, 2011 from 9am to 5pm
for our very first Cuts-4-Kids Cutathon to benefit
Big Brothers Big Sisters through the Manifest Change Club.

Stop by Cush Salon or any participating salon on December 4th and receive a haircut from one of Los Angeles’ many top stylists! We are asking for a minimum donation of $5o per adult or child haircut. Services are given on a first-come first-served basis.

Can’t make it to our event or you just got a fresh new cut at Cush?
No problem! Just click here to donate via PayPal. Any and all donation amounts are greatly appreciated!
100% of proceeds will be donated to the Manifest Change Club to help Big Brothers Big Sisters. Please e-mail us  if you are a stylist or salon interested in participating or with any general questions.

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What’s New at Cush?

We have so many new amazing products on our shelves we could explode with excitement! Let’s start with an introduction to a few new Colure Haircare products! Presenting the Colure SmoothStraight System:

An organic, more natural alternative to chemical straighteners, this trio works together to smooth out that annoying frizz. After all, we just had a 93 degree day in October, summer never really goes away in LA (and neither does that frizz)!

This luxurious, three-step Colure SmoothStraight system is sulfate and salt free, specifically designed to ‘temporarily straighten, nourish and tame hair while leaving unruly locks ultra smooth, velvety soft and color amazingly vibrant’. A certified organic blend of plant extracts, essential oils, aloe vera, shea butter, jojoba, safflower and avocado oil ensures that your hair stays naturally healthy, shiny and smooth. As always, these three Colure products were created with Colure’s exclusive Zero Color Fade Formula™. If you’re searching for ‘an alternative, safe and non-toxic way to straighten hair that will last until the next washing’, Colure’s SmoothStraight Shampoo ($25), SmoothStraight Conditioner ($25), and SmoothStraight Relaxing Elixir ($26) are going to be your new favorite products!

Stop by Cush Salon today to check these, and other Colure products out today!

 


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Erik’s October Special

Our fabulous stylist, Erik McEwen, will be running a special for first time clients during all of October!

$25 Men’s Haircut
$40 Women’s Haircut (includes blow dry and Colure Conditioning Treatment)

Call the Salon to book your appointment today!
Be sure to mention the special when you book.
Cush Salon
310.360.7963

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Something New!

Chassi and Angela just added new information to their bios! Check out the new, exciting things they have to share!

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Dingle’s Balloon Show

As you probably know, on Saturday, August 13th, Cush Salon hosted a fabulous art show thrown by artist Christopher Dingle. Live DJ, open bar and catering were just a few of the grand things that went on that night. Check out the pictures below of the show and a video of the erotic balloon dancer here!

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Angela’s Mid-Summer Maintenance Reward

Clients of Angela Rushing are in for a treat this month!! Bring a friend, who hasn’t had the Cush Experience yet, and you will each receive 20% off your entire service with Angela plus a free conditioning treatment! Must be booked on the same day in August to receive reward.

You certainly don’t want to go into fall looking frazzled! Call today!

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