Friday, October 30, 2009

Media Release: Raleigh Master Stylist Luis Rios Conquers Frizzy Hair with Keratin and Collagen Rich La Brasiliana Hair Treatment

Luis Rios, NY/London trained master stylist at Raleigh’s award winning hair salon, Douglas Carroll, transforms dry, frizzy hair to shiny, smoother, more manageable hair with La Brasiliana Keratin treatment with Collagen.

Raleigh, NC -- October 30,2009 -- If you are one of those folks whose hair frizzes up and out in humid weather, welcome the La Brasiliana Keratin treatment with Collagen. This restorative hair treatment replenishes the condition of the hair without damaging it and can be used on all hair types - curly, wavy or straight. Bleached, highlighted, permed or straightened, any chemically treated hair can especially benefit.

“Keratin is a natural substance and the primary protein in hair, skin, and nails. Since La Brasiliana is keratin based, the process gives hair the ability to return to its original healthy, shiny, smooth state while the collagen improves the hair’s elasticity.” said Luis Rios, master stylist at Douglas Carroll Salon, Spa and Boutique.

Rios went on to say that his clients find that “styling and caring for their hair after a La Brasiliana is much faster and easier - practically effortless. No matter the humidity or weather they love their frizz free hair and how it makes them feel!! As clients repeat the treatment every few months, they will be able to observe the continuous improvement of their hair.”

To introduce the new service Rios is offering a 50% discount for first time clients. The treatment includes the supporting shampoo and conditioner for at-home care. The standard salon fee depends on the length of hair, but is no more than $250. For more information, contact Luis at Douglas Carroll Salon (800) 774-0193, or (919) 876-5411 or

About Master Stylist Luis Rios
NY and London trained with more than 37 years experience, Luis is among the best in the world. His passion is working with his hands to ensure people look their best and feel confident about who they are. Rios specializes in cutting, styling, advanced treatments and color techniques for men and women, as well as special occasion styling and up-dos. Contact Luis at the salon (919) 876-5411 or (919) 302-0636. Email Luis at Se habla español.

About Douglas Carroll Salon
Douglas Carroll Salon is an award winning hair salon, full service day spa and unique clothing boutique. Totally dedicated to their clients and all aspects of their profession, they stay in tune with the latest fashion and beauty trends from all over the world; offering a combination of talent, creativity, good sense, and continuous education in product and technical knowledge. The N. Raleigh salon is located in the Sutton Square Shopping Center, 6325-61 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh, NC 27615. Visit online at Call (800) 774-0193 or (919) 876-5411

Eileen Batson
Batson Group Marketing and PR
(919) 327-5021


Sunday, October 11, 2009

MEDIA RELEASE: Sustainable Furnishings Council’s GREENleaders Program Accredits Denise Whitley of Interior Concepts

Denise Whitley, of Interior Concepts Raleigh, NC; Interior Designer, Certified Re-Designer and Home Stager, has added GREENleaders Accredited Professional to her certifications.

Raleigh, N.C. – October 11, 2009 – With over 17 years experience in the Interior Design Industry, Denise Whitley is now one of a handful of Triangle designers to offer sustainable design practices to her residential interior design, re-design and home staging clients.

“The Sustainable Furnishings Council’s (SFC) GREENleaders training program I recently completed is the most comprehensive one available in green home furnishings. The curriculum provides manufacturers, reps, retailers and designers with the knowledge and credentials to differentiate us as experts in sustainability.” commented Denise Whitley.

Denise went on to say, “With the current situation in our country, I feel it is more important than ever to surround ourselves with beautiful, sustainable and livable spaces. By re-designing just one room, you could bring harmony and balance to your home. It will take just a few hours to start enjoying what you have all over again.”

Jeff Hiller, President of the Sustainable Furnishings Council (, and GREENleaders developer, says “As an organization we are particularly proud to offer the first substantial educational content for our industry. With this program, we in the home furnishings industry have the opportunity to understand not only the detrimental effects we cause to the environment, but perhaps more importantly, the solutions for mitigating these effects through our practices.”

SFC is a Chapel Hill based non-profit and is considered the leading organization in green home furnishings with the best opportunities for education and networking.

About Denise Whitley of Interior Concepts
Interior Concepts is a full-service interior design firm designing residential interiors from luxury homes to individual casual spaces. Denise is a One-Day Stager and Re-design Professional, an Associate Member of the Interior Design Society (IDS), a Certified member of GREENleaders and One Day Decorating Alumni Association (ODDAA) and an Affiliate Member of the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County, NC Visit Contact Denise at or call (919) 345-0040

Eileen Batson – Batson Group Marketing and PR (919)327 -5021
Susan Inglis - SFC/Executive Director (919) 967-1137

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