Christina Harper / Herald business journal
Cool Care inventor Rick Alexander invented the Cool Care wall mounts for dryers and curlers after his son was seriously burned. He has sold more than 5,000 units to customers around the world.
Itís a scene that plays out in many homes every morning: A mother drying then styling her hair in the bathroom with a hot hairdryer and heated curling iron on the countertop. Thirteen years ago, Julie Alexander, of Everett, was getting ready for work when her 3-year-old son Michael, as many children that age are, became inquisitive.