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Tomoko Shima Hair Salon

Tomoko Shima Hair Salon

Tomoko Shima’s 2nd hair salon, boasts a contemporary design with white brick walls and white styling chairs. Shima's uses Japan's top brand, Davines and Unite Eurotherapy products which are eco-friendly and free of sulfates, parabens, gluten, sodium chloride.
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