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Jenny & Paola

Health and beauty, Hair salons Jussieu
4 out of 5 stars
Jenny & Paola

Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars

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Botox for your hair. It's a game-changer.

While the trend for va-va-voom blowdrys and chemical hair straightening has given way to a more natural approach to hair care, we can’t deny the power of a bit of professional gloss.

This is where Jenny & Paola come in. A Columbian family business, they decided to open a hair salon which offered what Paris was lacking. With nearly 30 years of experience, Jenny is a woman who knows hair. Her emphasis on longterm hair care and south american treatments became the foundation from where the salon’s treatments sprung.

Hair Botox (botox capillaire) is their signature. With the same rejuvenating effects, only naturally, this specialised hair mask is made up of keratin, hyaluronic acid and collagen. Ultra hydrating, it’s left on the hair to soak in, heated, lightly rinsed and sealed in with a steam-based straightener.

Contrary to Brazilian straightening, this doesn’t change the hair fibres - your hair keeps its natural shape, just with 10 times the gloss. If you use a non-sulphate shampoo and stay away from the sea or chlorine, the silken effects of hair botox should last between 6 and 8 weeks.

What else is on the menu? Natural hair care reigns with clay-based highlights and ammonia-free color as well as Brazilian manicures and pedicures, and ritual packages (highlights, cut, botox treatment) which last anywhere from 2 to 4 hours.

Plus, whether you’re staying one hour or half a day, there are worse places to be. Twenty steps from the banks of the Seine, Jenny & Paola is a large airy space with exposed brick and one central work unit. The experience is kept intimate and serene, the staff are welcoming and knowledgeable but discreet. No chit-chat if you don't want it.

A helping hand for hair frazzled from summer, and great protection from the looming winter chill. Trust us, this is actually how models keep their locks glossy. 

By: Alice White Walker



Address: 4 Rue de Poissy
Transport: Metro: Maubert-Mutualité or Cardinal Lemoine
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 9.30am-8pm, Sat 9am-7pm
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