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Hair Mode 2010, by Rodolfo Valentin
As seen in prestigious Japanese magazine "Hair Mode", Rodolfo Valentin establishes the 2010 hairstyle trends.
By: Vanessa Show Smith
During positive economic times business have an opportunity to flourish however, during an economic crisis only the necessary survive. In Manhattan, after the Lehman shock the economy took a blow but in despite of it many businesses continue to enjoy a prosperous situation.
That of whom we will present is Rodolfo Valentin. Standing in the hall of success, Rodolfo Valentin’s Salon is across the 62nd street intersection on Madison Avenue, where only the best of the best shops can be found.
Having worked as a fashion model in his youth; Rodolfo carries with him elegance that only his mere presence enhances his appearance. With VIP rooms to receive celebrities upon arrival, Rodolfo Valentin was invited by L’Oreal de Paris for a photo shoot of Linda Evangelista.
Rodolfo’s work is fashion and successfully achieving celebrity beauty however, his most original product is his trademarked method of hair extensions called Hair Infusion™ Extensions.
In the early stages of fashionable hair extensions many clients experienced difficulty with glue, could not comb through their hair, and in the worst cases had extensions wrongfully glued to their scalp experiencing burning from the paste.“According to my aesthetic principle nothing else was received happily, urging me to do something about it and invent my own method.”
His method of hair extensions is by infusing the original hair extensions with keratin and paste starting from the base of the neck to the sides. Outside areas can be covered with simple hairpieces. Shampoos and dryers can be used. When it comes time for maintenance, the extensions can be taken out, washed, and put back in fresh. It takes less than one hour to put in for the cost of $2800 making the second time less expensive as the same hair is used.
The extensions came after years of inspiration from Sofia; his mother who gave him much love and sadly passed away due to Breast Cancer. Her chemotherapy treatments provoked her hair loss and eventually her death. “My mother’s dream was to see me as a medical surgeon, I couldn’t please her that way.”
In loving memory of his mother, Rodolfo Valentin established in 2002 Sofia’s Hair for Health for women who suffer from hair loss. Once a month, he attends people who suffer from hair loss due to chemotherapy and offers a complimentary hair replacement product to those who cannot afford a the cost. Those eligible to apply must have an annual income of under $20,000.
The day of Rodolfo’s interview there was a lady who had recovered from breast cancer and was having extensions put on. He has records backdating several years of different types of extensions however he would advise to use his trademarked Hair Infusion™ Extensions. It has been proven by his clients that the Hair Infusion™ method promotes hair growth (said with great joy on his face). The lady having the process done told me that while recovering from her treatments, she was disillusioned to see herself in the mirror without hair, her words hit close to home.
Rodolfo Valentin will soon be opening an academy on the outskirts of Manhattan to extend his method of Hair Infusion™ Extensions, as there is much murmur spreading nationally. We believe that once opened, Hair Infusion™ Extensions will become the next epidemic!
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Vanessa Show Smith is a Beauty and Fashion editor. Vanessa Show Smith is also a freelance writer for magazines, newspapers, and worldwide media.