Brittle Nails?

Olive Oil

Olive oil has many health benefits; it is rich in anti-oxidants, especially vitamin E, it is non-irritant and anti-bacterial.

For strengthening weak and brittle nails soak your nails in olive oil and a few drops of lemon juice. Let nails soak for 10 minutes once a week.

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O.P.I Nail Envy is a nail strengthener with wheat protein and calcium that helps nails grow stronger, harder, longer and helps prevent cracking and breakage. Simply apply one coat to nails every other day for one week, then remove and start the process again. It is an excellent base coat that can also be used as a top coat.

To book your next mani/pedi, contact one of our seven spas!

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All About Body Wraps

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Body wraps are treatments that are intended to replenish moisture, combat stress, increase blood circulation, drain and detoxify to help reduce cellulite and even help in weight loss by getting rid of excess water retention.

Enter into the gourmet world of our relaxing Cocoa Body Wrap. Thanks to its anti-stress properties, this one hour treatment provides a feeling of well being and deep relaxation while hydrating and softening your skin.

Or try the Guarana Ginger Wrap, especially formulated for slimming and firming those trouble areas. This care includes a toning body exfoliation, a slimming massage and the Ginger wrap.

Lastly we offer our Honey Oxygenating Treatment designed for dull and devitalized skin. This treatment stimulates cellular renewal thanks to its composition of sugar complexes, vitamins and olego-elements.

For July, we are offering any of these wraps for only $25.00!… So go ahead, get wrapped or give the gift of the wrap.

To book your appointment, contact one of our seven locations!

All About The Brows

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Eyebrows are the first thing people notice.  A thick, heavy brow will focus attention on just the brows while a pencil thin brow will draw attention to the top half of the face.  The part people want focus on is the eyes, and having a well-groomed brow will do just that! Even if makeup does not play a big role in your daily routine, maintaining your eyebrows is essential.  A well-groomed, natural eyebrow and arch will make you look younger where an overly groomed high arched brow will add years to your face.

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To start, place a pencil against the right side of your nose, this is where your eyebrow should start.  Next place the pencil against your right nostril and move it diagonally to the outer corner of your right eye, this is where your eyebrow should end.

To find the shape of the eyebrow arch, hold one end of the pencil at the end of your nose and the other end of the pencil will run directly over your iris, showing you where your natural arch should be. Repeat for your left side.

Whether you wear makeup or not, always be sure your eyebrows are well-groomed and defined. 

For help on finding the right eyebrow shape for your face, please visit our Esthetics students in our Spa!

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Hair… A Necessity and An Accessory

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Looking back into civilization, as far back as the stone age, both men and women were covered with facial and body hair. Due to the lack of clothing their body hair protected them from harsh temperatures and hazardous conditions.

As evolution took place and civilization became more defined, hair also played an important role in identifying and distinguishing society, customs, cultures, wealth and social status. At this point, hair was both a necessity and an accessory.

As the years passed and the world survived two major world wars, the female society became more rebellious. They started to search for self identity and self worth. Hair became an expression of their image and personality, hence an accessory of their perception.

Certainly today we can survive without hair. We no longer need hair to protect us from the external environment, however most women need hair to protect them from their internal qualms. The psychological aspect that hair possesses to men and women is much greater than admitted.

Our hair today is our number on accessory. It may be styled according to an occasion, cut according to our taste and colored according to the season.

Curly vs. Straight

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Sometimes what nature gives us is not always appreciated. People with curly hair wish for straight hair and people with straight hair wish… well you get it!

Don’t restrict your hair cut to having only one styling option, instead opt for a cut that is versatile and can be worn both curly and straight. Your styling decisions most often will depend on your mood, occasion and how much time you are willing to spend on it.

June’s special will help you achieve what you don’t have! So, whether curly, wavy or straight, you can achieve the change you need for less. Our Salon is offering all Perms and chemical straightening for only $30.00! Check out our website for a location near you.

Photo Source: Woman’s Health Magazine