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Power Hair

Jan Hillenmeyer | July 10, 2011 | 8:48 PM

Most of us stay in this business because we have come to appreciate, among many other aspects of the salon industry, that hair has the power to affect how people see themselves, express themselves and establish a cultural and lifestyle essence for themselves.

Because hair is so vital to how we view ourselves and others, the effect isn't always positive Elline Surianello, founder and CEO of LeMetric Hair Center clinics, found this out for herself when she began experiencing hair loss at a young age because of a condition called androgenetic alopecia.

Her own situation led her to develop the unique LeMetric Hair Systems that offer beautiful, long lasting and gentle solutions to thinning hair or hair loss. Elline personally oversees and wears each LeMetric product to give it her personal endorsement for comfort and style.

(Check out this video interview with Elline: Learn About Androgenetic Alopecia)

Elline and LeMetric recently hosted an event for women called The Power of Hair at New York's flagship Saks Fifth Avenue store. Elline's presentation explaining LeMetric's professional services included an expert panel of hair and beauty leaders, make-up demonstrations, courtesy of Saks, and an elegant array of refreshments, all in a great social and networking event.
The panel, which discussed the important roles that hair plays in women's lives featured Qianna Smith, editor-at-large of, Dr. Judith Hellman, dermatologist, Eugene Smith, celebrity hair stylist from the Ted Gibson Salon, and Dr. Dennis Lin, MD, sex therapist and psychiatrist. Elline moderated the panel discussion and the question and answer session that followed.

Eugene Smith garnered a lot of questions as audience members picked his brain regarding solutions to their various hair related issues. The pursuit of good hair days seems to unite us all, women especially.

To learn more about LeMetric and its stylist training programs and salons that include a LeMetric clinic, visit or email Elline at [email protected]

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Elline Surianello founded LeMetric Hair Center, Inc. after suffering severe hair loss herself. She recently hosted an event examining the relationship between women and their hair at New York City's Saks Fifth Avenue.

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Elline (center) with panel members, from left: Dermatologist Dr. Judith Hellman, MD, Dr. Dennis Lin, MD, sex therapist and psychiatrist, Qianna Smith, editor-at-large of and Eugene Smith, celebrity stylist from the Ted Gibson Salon in New York.

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Guests at LeMetric's The Power of Hair event received make-up applications by Laura Mercier, courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue.

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Elline fields audience questions during the Q and A session following a panel discussion by beauty experts.

Dr. Judith Hellman, MD, Elline Surianello, founder of LeMetric, Qianna Smith of and hair stylist Eugene Smith of the Ted Gibson Salon.

Learn About Androgenetic Alopecia


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