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Honoring Holiday Traditions & Creating New Ones with Chaz Dean

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Now that the end of the year is hurtling toward us at a rapid pace, I like to take the remaining months to reflect and give thanks. Though some of the busiest times still lie ahead here at Chaz Dean Studio, we know the holidays are a great time to honor old traditions and create new ones. Whether you'll be spending this winter with family, friends, or furry loved ones, cherish each moment knowing these are the times you'll think back on and be thankful for.

Chaz Christmas
 
Some of my greatest memories are of my childhood, which I spent with my mother, father, brother, sister, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. In particular, my family had a tradition we liked to call the "magical stockings." Every Christmas, after we spent an entire day decorating the house and tree in garland, ornaments, tinsel, and family relics, we grabbed our five-inch, cherry-red stockings and hung them above the fireplace. Each stocking had a name stitched at the top, so when woke in the morning, we knew whom each one belonged to. Before bed, we gathered around a plate of cookies and a glass of milk set out specially for Santa Claus. Then, our grandparents told us about our magical stockings. Though we'd heard the story before, we loved to hear my grandmother and grandfather recite the tale. They told us that every Christmas, with a little bit of Santa Claus' magic, our stockings grew in size to accommodate all the toys and treats. Without fail, we always woke in the morning and raced to the living room, where we found that our miniature stockings had more than quadrupled in size! They were so large, in fact, that once emptied, we crawled inside them to see if there were any presents left undiscovered.
 
Chaz & his older brother Jimmy














Thinking back on these moments of magic and imagination truly reminds me of how grateful I am for my loving family and supportive friends. Even more recently, I can remember back to the times when I visited my sister and her family in Arizona. Every Christmas Eve, we holed ourselves up in her bedroom, staying up until the wee hours of the morning to wrap gifts for my niece and nephews and recall stories, like the one about the magical stockings. We liked to play tricks on one another, wrapping gag gifts we found around the house just to see the look of surprise on one another's faces on Christmas morning when we opened a gift of already worn socks or a box of tissues. 
 
Chaz & Family
 
The look on a loved one's face when you get to share such stories or watch them unwrap a carefully chosen gift is something that touches everyone. Being able to show your family, friends, coworkers, bosses, or neighbors that you care about them is the greatest gift of all. That's why this coming holiday season, I've decided to put together a Today's Special Value® that makes stuffing your magical stockings easier than ever. The WEN by Chaz Dean TSVSM will be a set of five Cleansing Conditioners, four Seasonal Cleansing Conditioners, and a Pomegranate Cleansing Conditioner, complete with individual gifting boxes as well as instructional DVDs. Both the Pomegranate Cleansing Conditioner and the seasonal Cleansing Conditioners are universal formulations that effectively cleanse, hydrate, and replenish hair without stripping or robbing it of its natural, essential oils. Since each formulation is universal, they work on all hair types and textures for both children and adults alike. This year, you'll be able to give the people you care about the gift of beautiful, bouncy, shiny hair, which is something they'll cherish forever.

WEN TSV
Who will you be giving WEN to and what are some of your favorite holiday traditions? 
 
—Chaz Dean

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really771354858666.09582 PostsRegistered 6/27/2008

I will be gifting WEN to my stylist, she loves it also and being a mom to a 4 year & newborn, she needs a treat.

My favorite tradition, that I wil miss this year since son is deployed and will not be home , is to wrap his gift socks in an unexpected box or tube so he has to be surprised that he found them. I will do it this year- but will not see his expression, I am packing them in a WEN box from the TSV {the formula that I am gifting myself with- WVM} hope he enjoys that I carried on the tradition.

Thank you Chaz & Merry Christmas to you & your family!

Debra

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BackwoodsB­arbie1354871973.9473272 PostsRegistered 10/13/2012Tennessee

I will be gifting Wen to my best friend - she is going to love it.

Having two children, I have enjoyed making new Christmas traditions with them that hopefully they can carry over into their adult lives. We have several, but one has to do with their own special tree. They have a four foot tree that sits in my foyer. Every year, this tree is decorated with all the ornaments they've made throughout the years. They get to to decorate this tree and every year they enjoy going through all the ornaments and remembering when they made them. Even the tree topper is something that one of them made several years ago.

Sure, this tree isn't going to win any decorating awards but to me it's the most beautiful tree in our home. And it reminds me how quickly my children are growing up and how fast time flies.

Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

~I've always been misunderstood because of how I look. Don't judge me by the cover 'cause I'm a real good book. So read into it what you will, but see me as I am. The way I look is just a country girl's idea of glam.~

El Rizzo1354879348.26314 PostsRegistered 7/25/2010

Thank you Chaz for sharing this precious story with us. Have a Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year!!!Smile

Sujo3131354883301.6936 PostsRegistered 12/7/2012

Wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday season! Love you and your products! I consider myself fortunate to have discovered you on QVC. Not only do you make a fantastic line of products, you are a kind and gentle person as well. You also love animals, which puts you on the top of my list of favorites. It means you have a big heart and a generous soul. Your passion is contagious. Stay well, stay focused, and I will be looking forward to "sharing" the new year with you!

lindaa1354897225.0232 PostsRegistered 12/7/2012

lindaa Thanks for the memories!!! Brings me back to my own childhood traditions of hanging a stocking for Santa to be filled with nuts, oranges,and a few Hershey kisses. I'll be gifting wen to myself this X-mas....only way to get what you really want..Give a hug to the puppies..... Merry Christmas, Linda

humminglady1354911176.31 PostsRegistered 12/7/2012

happiest holidays mr dean thanks for your memories it made me smile as i thought of my childs stockings which are 5 foot . it was much eaisier to fill them when they were little know they are grown but every year i continue the tradition of filling them. this year they will be filled with wen products !!!!!! i have spoke to you several times and you are such a joy !!! we are and will always be a wen family !!!

sgtbarbied­oll1354913821.551 PostsRegistered 12/7/2012
I discovered WEN while I was a wounded warrior at Ft Bliss, Texas I was in a lot of pain so I was always awake for late night infomercials and I decided to try it. Wow! My hair looked healthy and shiny and when i went home on leave for christmas my mum asked me what i had done to my hair (absolutely nothing but the Wen, id even stopped dying it because it was too hard to keep up) so, that Christmas I bought my mum the large size of tea tree Wen and she has been hooked ever since and every Christmas she can count on a box of wen under the tree from me every year. I adore your seasonal scents (pumpkin is my favorite!) And my mum still loves the tea tree or lavender and my service dog Lili (my right hand and left foot) she's. beautiful grand Pyrenees with lovely fluffy white fur is a wen girl too! I take either the lavender (in the summer) or the pomegranate (in the winter) to the groomers every time she comes out looking her best and she deserves the best for everything she selflessly does for me each and every day... So thank you Chaz for new family traditions and helping my helper to look her doggy best... Happiest of holidays to you and yours and may sun shine in your soul every day of your life.

saw19561354978213.9131 PostsRegistered 12/8/2012

Hi Chaz,

Wishing you a healthy, happy holiday full of love and peace.

Trying your products over the holidays. Keep you posted.

;) Sheila

HappyDaze1355112599.01715733 PostsRegistered 6/13/2012

What a sweet story, Chaz. Thank you for sharing with all of us. I have many wonderful Christmas memories with my family and I hope to have many more. Have a blessed Christmas and a safe New Year. Much love to you and the beautiful Angels!

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery...but becomes something entirely different when someone STEALS your ideas and claims the credit for themselves.

“Only those with no memory insist on their originality.” -Coco Chanel

Jane P1355151971.7631 PostsRegistered 12/10/2012

Chaz, on Sat.(12/8) while showing your treatment spray you so casually mentioned "the skin cancer you had removed". What kind of skin cancer was it? Jane P.

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chloeoe1355158635.2633 PostsRegistered 4/10/2011

Hi Chaz, I am new to wen 2 months now and trying new products. My question is I have a yorkie who is 2 1/2 and her is like hair not fur it is fine and cotton and tangles. Last time she had a bath I used wen on her much nicer to comb and her groomer even said about it. My question is at one time I thought I heard you say about wen for dogs I was wondering if you will be looking for animals to try the product and if so where could I sign her up would love to try it on her. I live in PA about 4:00 away from qvc. Thank you Susan

Pechuga1355890186.162 PostsRegistered 12/18/2012



I started using Wen in Oct. I loooove it!. My hair is long, thick and coarse, your products have helped my hair feel silky and smooth, and when I leave my hair natural my curls look so smooth, I get so many compliments. I have told my friends and coworkers about Wen and they have decided to use it, and they all love Wen. I will never go back to those expensive brands that claim to do great things to your hair, instead I was harming my strands. Thank you for your products..I hope you have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year...

ferfun1356324486.0272 PostsRegistered 12/23/2012

I am so sad about missing out on the TSV, my five kids, my hubby and myself all use and love WEN! Any chance this bundle will be brought back? I'm getting worried that we'll be out of WEN before the next TSV!

springers1356669375.9476745 PostsRegistered 8/27/2008so cal

Thank you Chaz for sharing your memories with us. I enjoyed being transported back in time with you. You are blessed to have a great family.

I seems your creative talent extends to writing, maybe a book later?

I love Wen and have been using it solely. Thanks for giving us the deals.

Whatever is true, noble, right, pure, lovely, admirable, excellent, or praiseworthy-think on these things.

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