Haircuts vary by price as we allow the hairstylists to set their own prices. Location is also factored into haircut prices. You can use the filter to set the range from low to high.
Manicures and pedicures vary by price as we allow the manicurist to set their own prices based on their level of experience and specialty. Location is also factored into prices. You can use the filter to set the range from low to high.
Facials vary by price as we allow the aesthetician to set their own prices based on their level of experience and specialty. Location is also factored into prices. You can use the filter to set the range from low to high.
Keratin treatments vary by price as we allow the hairstylist to set their own prices based on their level of experience and specialty. Location is also factored into prices. You can use the filter to set the range from low to high.
Coloring vaires by price as we allow the hairstylist to set their own prices based on their level of experience and specialty. Location is also factored into prices. You can use the filter to set the range from low to high.
Prior to your appointment, communicate the following with your cosmetologist: Let them know if you have allergies or beauty treatment preferences. If you only use Vegan or Organic products, let your stylist know. In the notes section of the app, include allergies, pregnancy, preferences, and hairstyling history. It's important to communicate any chemcials you have used on your hair in the past year as those chemicals and interfere with your current hair treatment.
Your cosmetologist will arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your appointment to set up their station. Please make room and designate a spot in your home for your stylist to set up their station. You will also need to arrange parking for your cosmetologist. Please be available via phone or the app to communicate with your cosmetologist on the day of your appointment.
After your service is complete, you can leave a tip via the app. We highly recommend that you leave your cosmetologist a review. It helps other customers and offers feedback to the cosmetologist. If you really enjoy your new look, upload a photo to share with customers.
What is Keratin?
Keratin is a protein that is found naturally in our hair (as well as in our skin and nails) that helps strengthen the hair follicle. It is one of the most important proteins for healthy hair as it prevents against breakage and heat damage. Unfortunately, keratin in the hair can be lost over time due to environmental factors and heat or chemicals applied to the hair.
How does a keratin treatment work?
A keratin treatment is a hair straightening and smoothing treatment that adds shine and strength to dry and frizzy hair. It is a semi-permanent hair texture treatment, unlike permanent chemical relaxers or straightening treatments.
Keratin treatments involve a solution of formaldehyde or glycolic acid that is applied to the hair and works to coat each strand with keratin. As the keratin penetrates the hair cuticle, it strengthens and smooths the hair. The hair is then blow-dried and flat ironed for maximum smoothing and straightening. The result is strong, shiny, straighter hair, with little to no frizz. Keratin treatments work great for those with dry, frizzy hair who want to make their hair easier to work with, eliminate frizz, and reduce blow-drying or flat-ironing time.
As mentioned previously, a keratin treatment is a semi-permanent straightening solution. It does not permanently change the chemical or structural makeup of your hair and hair texture. A keratin treatment can last from 3-6 months depending on how you maintain your hair. There are a few things you can do to ensure that you get the most out of your keratin treatment:
For the first three days following your keratin treatment (the more time, the better), avoid getting your hair wet, putting your hair up in a ponytail/updo, or doing anything that would compromise the straightness of your hair or create kinks or bends.
Wash your hair as infrequently as possible. A keratin treatment will wash out over time so try using dry shampoo to extend the time between washes.
When you do wash your hair, use a gentle, sulfate-free shampoo to prevent hair damage. Bonus if the shampoo has keratin itself to enhance the treatment!
It is recommended that a keratin treatment be done 2-3 times per year
An eyelash lift is a lash treatment that enhances the volume, length, and curl of your natural lashes. You can think of an eyelash lift as a perm for your lashes. First, your lash technician will apply a rounded silicone pad to the top of the eyelid. The lashes will be combed upward and stuck to the silicone pad using an adhesive. A chemical solution will then be applied to the lashes to allow them to set into their current curled and extended state. After a period of time to allow the lashes to set, your lash technician will remove the silicon pad and you will be left with voluminous, yet natural-looking lashes. No fake lashes, lash extensions, or eyelash curlers involved!
Eyelash lifts last as long as it takes for a new set of your natural lashes to grow in. Your lifted lashes will shed naturally over time, with straighter lashes growing in behind them. Depending on how fast your lashes shed and regrow, you may need to get an eyelash lift every 6-8 weeks if you are going for a permanently lifted look or want to avoid the growing out phase where some of your lashes are lifted and some of them are straight. Since an eyelash lift is a relatively straightforward treatment performed on natural lashes, they require very little maintenance. For the first 24 hours after your treatment you should avoid mascara, moisture, and humidity, but after that you are free to do whatever you want with your glamorous new lashes!
Trick question- it’s whatever you feel the best in! However, keep reading to learn what colors work best with your skin tone and eye color.
Determining your skin tone:
A quick way to determine your skin tone is to look at the veins on the inside of your wrist. If your veins look blue or purple that means you have cool undertones to your skin. If your veins look green that means you have warm undertones. A mix of blueish purple and green veins means that your skin has neutral undertones. Your eyes can also give you clues as to what your skin tone is. If you have blue or gray flecks in your eyes you have cool undertones, and if you have gold or hazel flecks you have warm undertones.
Choosing your hair color:
When you are choosing your hair color, you should generally pick something that’s the opposite of your skin tone. The examples and recommendations below can help you get a sense of which hair colors complement certain skin tones.
Pale skin with reddish undertones can be enhanced with an ashy or platinum blonde, or a cool red.
Pale skin with cooler undertones pairs well with strawberry blonde, warm red, or warm chocolate brown.
Warm, medium skin can use a cool black hair color to get a dramatic effect.
Olive or dark skin with cool undertones looks great with hair colors such as honey, caramel, and warm blondes.
For dark skin with warm undertones, go with a cool auburn or mocha brown.
Whatever color you choose, make sure your new hair color is at least two shades darker or lighter than your skin color so you doesn’t look washed out.
How long your new hair color will last is based on a number of factors including dye type, hair color, and hair health.
Hair Dye Types:
Permanent hair dye: If you get your hair colored by a professional hair stylist, they are most probably using permanent hair dye. This type of dye penetrates the hair cuticle to deposit color into each strand and permanently changes the chemical makeup of the hair. Like the name implies, it is permanent, so it could theoretically last forever- at least until it grows out and you cut it off or re-color it. However, just because it is permanent doesn’t mean it will always look as perfect as it does when you walk out of the salon; permanent hair dye can fade over time depending on how you maintain your color.
Demi-permanent hair dye: This type of hair dye only partially penetrates the hair cuticle, and therefore is not permanent. It will wash out in approximately 20-24 washes.
Semi-permanent hair dye: The least permanent type of hair dye, semi-permanent hair dye does not penetrate the hair cuticle at all, and only coats the hair shaft with color. It will wash out in 8-20 washes or approximately 6 weeks.
Going from a light hair color to a dark hair color will generally last longer than going from dark to light, especially if your dark hair must be bleached or to take in the lighter color.
If your hair is damaged or heavily treated with heat and chemicals, your hair cuticles will not be able to hold color as well and it will wash out faster.
Getting your hair colored is a chemical treatment, so you should give your hair time to grow and recover in between treatments. At the very least, it is recommended that you wait 4 weeks between color applications. As your hair grows in, you may need to get your roots touched up every 4-6 weeks. For highlights and balayage, maintenance may require a visit every 8 weeks. Semi-permanent dye is safer to re-apply more often, as much as once a week.
Anyone who’s gotten a manicure before knows how satisfying it is to walk out of the salon with their shiny new nails. But with so many different types of manicures to choose from, it can be easy to get overwhelmed and confused. Whether you are a first-time salon-goer or a seasoned manicure fiend, we can help you decide which manicure to try on your next salon visit.
Basic nail polishes from a variety of brands are widely available at beauty stores and drugstores in almost every color imaginable. This type of polish is best for beginners, as a basic manicure is cheap, quick, and simple. It consists of a base coat to prep the nail, 2-3 coats of colored polish, a top coat to prevent chipping and add shine, and 15-30 minutes of drying time. However, even with the added top coat, basic polishes are not as long-lasting as other types- you may start to experience shipping or peeling a few days in. The benefit is that basic polish is easy to remove and change whenever you desire a new color. Your manicure can also be dressed up with nail art, glitter, and other additions.
If you want something a little more durable than a basic manicure, a gel manicure could be the right choice for you. A gel manicure involves applying a colored liquid gel to your nails and curing them under a UV light. Gel can also be used to extend the length of your nails, if desired, by using a tip or form placed under your natural nail to guide the gel application process. A gel manicure will leave you with glossy, durable, long-lasting, and natural looking nails.
Shellac and Vinylux Manicure:
Two relatively new additions to the polish world, Shellac and Vinylux are products created by the brand CND that are meant to mimic the effects of gel polish. Shellac polish is actually a combination of gel and basic polish that is painted onto the nail and cured under a UV light. Vinylux polish is offered in a base/color coat and a top coat which provides a durable, gel-like finish. If you don’t want to get a gel manicure, Shellac and Vinylux are two great options. Other brands have also come out with their own gel-hybrid products.
From chic square nails to long, pointy claws, an acrylic manicure can do it all. Acrylic manicures are a popular choice for those whose main manicure goal is to change the shape and length of their nails. Acrylic nails are formed using a formula of liquid and powder that is placed onto the nail and shaped as desired. After the formula dries, it can be painted with any type of polish or gel. The downside of acrylic nails are that they may look less natural than gel nails and require more frequent upkeep.
Dip Powder Manicure:
Goodbye, messy paint jobs! A dip powder manicure is exactly what it sounds like- in between a base coat and a top coat, your nails are dipped into a pot of colored powder. Though for hygiene reasons, your manicurist shouldn’t have you literally dipping your nails into a shared pot of powder; it’s much more hygienic for them to use a brush to apply the powder to your nails. Though dip powder can’t be used to create nail extensions, dip powder manicures are highly durable and long-lasting.
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