Stacey Soble with Tom Porter

Stacey Soble | August 13, 2012 | 10:01 AM

Malibu C's Tom Porter talks about the natural forces over summer that impact hair—from minerals in the water to heat to higher levels of chlorine to the drought—and how that can reshape the way salons think about the back-to-school promotion.

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