People in Cebu who want their natural beauty to shine can head over to D’ Beauty Wonderland (D’BW), a hair and beauty salon intended by its owner to be a place where beauty is not expensive. With this Capitol Site salon’s up-to-date beauty-enhancing gadgets and well-trained staff, you can look and feel gorgeous without having to spend so much.
The owner and general manager, Daisy Gazelle Mabanto, who has been known to say that your hair can either make you or break you, founded her business establishment on June 28, 2009. She held a blessing of her refurbished salon in 2010. The blessing rites for the salon were led by Rev. Fr. Randy Edaño, and the grand opening was well attended, with such Cebu residents as Dr. Adrian de los Reyes, his mom Dr. Pinda Luz de los Reyes, Jevemiah Gregorio, Airene Gregorio, and Geline Turno, not to mention The Freeman‘s Flor Ynclino, Joe Recio and Quennie Bronce. For the newspaper’s Cebu Carousel column in its Lifestyle section, Joe Recio wrote an article about the reopening of the salon.
To celebrate its second anniversary, June 28, 2011, D’BW offered some attractive and tempting deals for the month of June, with discounts on all major hair services. It also presented a 5+1 free promo on extreme hair rebonding, semi-rebonding, hot-oil treatment, and hair spa. Extreme hair rebonding included a free haircut and cellophane colors, while hot-oil and hair-spa services included free manicure or pedicure. Also for its anniversary, the salon was giving away two free hair rebond treatments to some lucky clients.
D’BW also came up with a promo in which clients could bring a friend to avail of certain services that are termed as its Wonder Treatments. For every friend that a client brings, he or she could get the same service for free.
One of the services prominently featured is called the Brazilian blowout, which can be thought of as a permanent blow-dry treatment. For a very reasonable price, you can avail of this hot innovative procedure with a takeout treatment that’s good for the next three to four months. Hair rebonding (with milk, ginger, or aloe vera, for hair of any length) plus free cellophane treatment is also offered.
Depending on the product used, the price for hair rebonding varies. One type of rebonding makes use of a product from Italy. Another type uses a Matrix brand product and is somewhat more expensive. If your hair has been colored, you need to have the status of your hair checked by the accommodating hairstylists first before putting it through a rebond procedure.
D’ Beauty Wonderland is also quite pleased to offer another high-tech treatment in the form of the digital perm. The treatment produces a clever effect with nonetheless winsomely soft curls. The name “digital perm” was apparently copyrighted by a Japanese company, Paimore Co. Ltd., and the treatment gained popularity in Japan and South Korea.
For a digital perm, hot rods whose temperature is regulated by a machine that has a digital display, hence the name of the treatment. Other hairstylists call it a hot perm. A normal perm basically requires the perm solution only, while a digital perm uses a different solution plus heat, thus the name “hot perm” that some hairstylists use for the procedure. The big difference between other perms and a digital perm is the shape and texture of the wave that the digital perm creates. A normal or cold perm makes the hair most wavy when it is wet and loosely wavy when the hair dries. A digital perm, on the other hand, makes the wave most prominent when the hair is dry and loose when the hair is wet. It often takes longer than a normal perm. To style digitally permed hair, you can just blow-dry it and use your other hand to shape your curls.
The salon’s charming proprietress Daisy Mabanto participated in the Filipino Hairdressers’ Cooperative 27th Hair & Makeup Trends on March 3, 2011, which featured popular hair and makeup artists like Ricky Reyes as well as Cebu’s own Wendy Mendoza and Jessie Glova. D’ Beauty Wonderland was a sponsor of Re United, a fashion show for a cause, namely for the benefit of the Hospicio de San Jose de Barili. This fashion show was held on July 23, 2011, at the Ayala Terraces. Also in 2011, TV personalities from the local morning show Buena Mano Balita, which airs on GMA, paid a visit to D’ Beauty Wonderland.
Along with high-quality Philippine-made products, the products used for D’ Beauty Wonderland’s services are imported from France, Italy, Germany, Taiwan, and the US. These products are known in the beauty industry for their high standards when it comes to styling and hair care. Products used in the salon include Alfaparf Milano, Framesi, Schwarzkopf Igora, L’Oréal, and Matrix for hair color.
In its intensive treatment for hair, D’ Beauty Wonderland uses Matrix Biolage with Vital Repair, a professional-strength intense ceramide treatment for hair. In case you’ve wondered what ceramide is, it is a lipid. Along with proteins and carbohydrates, lipids make up the principal structural components of living cells.
Daisy intends to use a part of the salon’s space as a spa and, in 2011, already started getting the area ready. It will offer such treatments as eyelash perming, eyelash extension, hair extension, bleaching, threading, waxing, and of course, massage. Even though D’ Beauty Wonderland’s spa section has not yet been officially launched, the salon does offer foot spa and hair spa treatments already. The foot spa treatment is inclusive of free pedicure and 25-minute foot reflexology. The hair spa treatment at D’ Beauty Wonderland involves wholesome products with milk, papaya, and aloe vera, and is available for hair of any length too. Three classes of the hair spa service are available to salon clients.
Located in the heart of the city, the salon also boasts of experienced staff. For reservation or more information about promos and other queries, you can find D’ Beauty Wonderland hair and beauty salon at 261-A Don Mariano Cui Street, Capitol Site (before you get to the NBI office). You can also call (032)256-2730, (0916)684-6257 or (0906)446-4658. You may visit the Facebook page for D’BW at facebook.com/cebusalon, although personal visits and phone calls are much more preferred if you need an immediate response.