Getting the Most Out of Your Hair Appointment

 

Whether you're new to the area or you've been thinking about a fresh new 'do, the idea of changing salons or your usual hair routine can be daunting. The goal, of course, is to have a color and style that perfectly suits your style and aesthetic; however, getting to that point is often easier said than done. We want to share a few of our favorite tips to make sure you leave the salon feeling happy and looking your best after your next appointment.

 

If you're completely new to the area, you've probably been browsing online for salons near you, reading reviews, and perusing social media photos. This is a great place to start! In order to ensure that you've chosen the right salon to deliver your ideal results, we absolutely recommend conducting your own research and finding a location that suits your needs.

 

Even if you're not necessarily in a new location but are looking to try something new, online research is still a great place to begin. This brings us to our next tip: finding pictures or any other visual inspiration is a great way to communicate ideas to your hairstylist.

 

Some clients come in knowing exactly what they want, while others might need a little guidance. Either way, we are here to help! Consider booking a consultation before the day of your scheduled service, so you can meet and talk to your stylist about what it is exactly that you have in mind. This prevents any miscommunication and ensures that you’ve made the right choice. We offer 15-minute complimentary consultations, and always suggest booking one if you’re ever unsure.

 

At your consultation, make sure you are honest with your stylist and speak up about any concerns you might have. For example, if you never get blowdrys but your stylist suggests doing one, voice your preference! At the same time, come to the salon that day with an open mind. Stylists are trained to know what looks good on people, so trusting them and doing something a bit out of the ordinary might pleasantly surprise you.

 

Once you decide on the perfect cut and color, make sure to hold off on washing your hair before your appointment. Freshly shampooed hair can be harder to section and apply color, and your stylist will likely want to cut your hair wet in order to style it.

 

Following any of these steps is a sure way to ensuring a positive, fulfilling salon experience. We want you to be happy with your hair and confident that your stylist can help you achieve exactly what you want. Citrine Salon requires that all stylists have more than 6 years of experience in the industry. We do not work under a tier system, as all hairdressers are master stylists. Your happiness and satisfaction is our top priority- please don’t hesitate to stop in and check out our space and schedule an appointment!

 

Skincare meets the sea with Eminence

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"IMMERSE YOUR SKIN IN THE MARINE FLOWER PEPTIDE COLLECTION TO REVEAL A MORE RADIANT, YOUTHFUL-LOOKING COMPLEXION WITH FEWER FINE LINES AND WRINKLES."

We are excited to introduce two brand new Eminence Organic Skin Care products here at Citrine! Composed of globally sourced plant and algae ingredients, the Marine Flower Peptide Collection consists of an eye cream and a serum that are ideal for all skin types. These products utilize the "superfoods of the sea" to create the new Smart Collagen Complex.

Eminence's new Smart Collagen Complex truly sets this collection apart. By activating the skin's own production of high quality, "smart" collagen, collagen density doubles and skin is left lifted and wrinkles filled. 

The plant peptides featured in this line are naturally derived from rice protein, making it easily absorbed by the skin. These peptides speed up the skin renewal process, improving texture and tone while boosting elasticity. 

The real star of this product, though, is globally sourced and sustainable algae. The Marine Flower Peptide Collection does not contain any shellfish or animal-derived ingredients. The algae is sourced from the Java Islands, Oregon, West Africa, the Mediterranean, and the Atlantic Coast. Delivering nutrient-rich minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants, algae supplies the skin with long-lasting hydration and firmness. These organisms naturally defend themselves against sun damage and premature aging, and have been shown to deliver similar results when used on the skin. 


Welcoming Fall at Citrine Salon

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Pumpkins. They're found in just about everything this time of year: pancakes, chewing gum, even Pringles (pass). Now, you can find them in your skin care routine! Introducing the Yam & Pumpkin Enzyme Peel from Eminence Organic Skin Care, now available at Citrine Salon as an independent service or an add-on to a facial. Rejuvenate tired and damaged summertime skin with this fall-inspired peel that smells just like pumpkin pie!

The Yam & Pumpkin Enzyme Peel exfoliates skin with minimal irritation. Aside from pure yam and pumpkin pulp, pineapple and papaya extracts are infused into this specialty peel. Bromelin and Papain plant enzymes dissolve away impurities and reverse signs of sun damage, Glycolic and Lactic acids encourage healthy cell turnover and work to lighten pigmentation. Pores are deeply cleaned and refined with Willow bark extract and botanical Hyaluronic acid. 

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Your skin will be left feeling revitalized and smoothed. Collagen production is increased, firming and plumping skin. Wrinkles are diminished and fine lines begin to fade. 

 

Not only will you notice an immediate difference, but results will continue to show in the days following the treatment. The Yam and Pumpkin Enzyme Peel is ideal for every skin type, except those with areas of active acne. We can't think of a better way of addressing summertime sun damage while celebrating the arrival of fall! Call or stop in to book an appointment with Imane, and experience this seasonal specialty... And maybe skip the pumpkin-flavored Pringles. But that's just our suggestion. 


Let Great Hair Days Live On with Prêt-à-Powder

For those of us with long, unruly, or color-treated hair (or just busy schedules), shampooing can be tedious and can cause more trouble than good. On good hair days, why shampoo away all your hard work? Keep you perfect 'do looking fresh and feeling clean by using dry shampoo.

Bumble and bumble's signature dry shampoo, Prêt-à-Powder, has long been a dry hair cleanser, volumizer, & texturizer all in one super light-weight powder. Prêt-à-Powder revives second-day styles, absorbing oils at the root. The bottle is shaken over hair from roots to ends, ensuring total cleaning coverage. Nevertheless, sprinkling the powder over hair without mess can be a challenge, and takes some technique. 

Bumble and bumble is no stranger to innovation. They've expanded the Prêt-à-Powder family to now include two new versions of their classic dry shampoo! We're ecstatic that they will now be sold in spray form- providing the same benefits without the mess!

 

Prêt-à-Powder Trés Invisible and Trés (Nourishing)

Stretch your style from yesterday with instant cleansing and volumizing dry shampoo spray. Prêt-à-Powder Trés Invisible spray is just like the OG powder, leaving strands lightly scented with a just-washed clean feeling. Perfect when on-the-go, just spray into hair and work from roots to ends. Et voila! No white residue, no mess!

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Our favorite upgrade to the Prêt-à-Powder family: for some of us, dry shampoo can almost be too drying. Bumble's Trés Invisible Nourishing is infused with hibiscus oil, so dry and damaged hair types get the full cleansing benefit, without sacrificing soft ends, texture, and shine. UV filters in both sprays prevent any further damage from the drying effects of the sun. 

Make great hair days last till tomorrow! All Prêt-à-Powder installments come in large and travel sizes. Stop by and pick up one today!

 

Introducing Our Newest Team Member

This week we are excited to announce the newest addition to our talented team here at Citrine Salon- Imane!

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Imane (pronounced ee-mon) is joining us as an esthetician with more than 4 years of experience in the industry.

Imane is originally from Rabat, Morocco, having moved to the United States 11 years ago. She is fluent in English, Arabic, and French. Imane obtained her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and worked as a nurse's assistant upon moving to the states. Nevertheless, her long-time passion for skincare and beauty is what drew her to aesthetics.

Imane's favorite aspect of skincare is seeing a positive change in her client's skin. She believes that everyone can achieve beautiful, healthy skin, and finds the process of getting them there an extremely rewarding one. She treats her client's skin as her own, and wants nothing but the best results for them. 

In addition, Imane specializes in waxing! She knows her way around the wax pot and loves to use hard wax. We are ecstatic to have her on board to assist all of our clients that schedule routine waxing services. Her gentle touch and expertise ensure a fast and painless waxing experience.

Being a certified Eminence skincare expert, Imane's favorite Eminence product is the Bamboo Firming Fluid. She loves its anti-aging properties and how wrinkles quickly diminish after continued use. The Stone Crop Oxygenating Fizzofoliant is another one of Imane's favorites, for its ability to lightly exfoliate the skin and reduce pore size. 

Imane is with us Tuesday's, Wednesday's, Friday's and Saturday's. We are looking forward to having her clientele join us at Citrine- if you'd like to schedule any skin or waxing services with her please call or email us. We can't wait for you to meet her!

 

 

Eminence Top Sellers at Citrine Salon

Since we introduced Eminence Organic Skin Care at Citrine Salon in May, the products have been hard to keep in stock. We knew we were going to love the line immediately, but were not expecting such positive feedback so soon! The all-natural, plant-based Hungarian skin care line was founded under the same beliefs and principles as Citrine, and we knew it would be a perfect match. 

Eminence is one of the most extensive professional and retail product lines in the industry for both face and body. It is natural, organic, and Biodynamic- sporting a broad array of products that treat all skin conditions and concerns. We love that all the products are developed using concentrated formulas, making them cost effective, and are guaranteed to deliver results in the healthiest way possible. 

Nevertheless, we've noticed clients gravitate more towards a couple products in particular. Not only have our clients achieved dramatic results with these products at Citrine, but they are best-sellers across the entire Eminence brand. These past few months, we've barely been able to keep the following products on our shelves: 

1. Bamboo Firming Fluid

If you're looking to achieve a tighter, smoother, lifted appearance, this is answer. The widely popular Bamboo Firming Fluid dramatically firms and tightens skin, reduces visible signs of aging, and increases the skin's ability to stay youthful. Bamboo contains soluble and insoluble fiber, anti-oxidants, proteins, vitamins, and minerals for stronger skin. A natural Retinol alternative complex immediately lifts and tightens with the help of chicory root and tara tree gum. Also within Bamboo Firming Fluid is a Swiss Green Apple stem cell concentrate, coconut oil, coconut water, Monoi, Yam, Carrot, Neroli oil, and Eminence's Biocomplex antioxidant booster. 

Winner of Best Skin Serum, International Beauty Awards 2017, Natural Health UK, 2017

Winner of Premium Organic Skin Care Product, Sister's Beauty Pro Awards, Hong Kong, 2014

Winner of Best Retinol Alternative, Earth Day Beauty Awards, Healing Lifestyles & Spas, 2013

2. Stone Crop Gel Wash

For those with dry, sensitive, or irritated skin, Stone Crop Gel Wash provides gentle cleansing without drying the skin. Formulated without harsh parabens or sulfates, impurities are washed away to reveal hydrated, smooth skin. Stone Crop, or Sedum, is a genus of succulent, used for its hydrating and healing benefits. A light soap base cleanses and softens the skin, while shea butter works as an antiseptic to restore skin to a calm state. Within the first few uses, you'll notice cleaner skin that doesn't feel "stripped" of it's natural hydration, as well as the removal of surface build-up and impurities. The skin's complexion is left cleared and glowing, with pores that are purified and tightened. 

Winner of Best Cleanser, Beauty with a Conscience Awards, 2016

3. Strawberry Rhubarb Dermafoliant

One of the team's personal favorites, Eminence's Strawberry Rhubarb Dermafoliant is a daily use rice-based exfoliant and cleanser. A gentle exfoliator, impurities and clogged pores are lightly smoothed away, cleansing and infusing the skin with antioxidants and vitamins. Strawberry works as an astringent, naturally containing salicylic acid that gently removes impurities to brighten skin and shrink pores. Rhubarb acts as a disinfectant, and is a good source of ascorbic acid and Vitamin C. Lactic acid, rice, chickpea flour, and oats exfoliate, deep cleanse, and absorb excess oil. Eminence's Biocomplex booster ensures maximum mineral and vitamin absorption. Skin is perfectly cleansed and refined, leaving a smooth and polished texture. 

Winner of Best “Farm to Table” Skin Care Product, NewBeauty Beauty Choice Awards, 2017

Winner of Best Exfoliator, Product Awards, Spa Professional Mexico, 2014

 

 

Bumble and bumble Prepares to Release New Damage Repair Products

TEASED, TUGGED, FRIED, DYED... YOU’VE HURT YOUR HAIR. NOW, IT’S TIME TO SAY SORRY.

Did you know a strand of hair is stronger than a copper wire of the same diameter? Or that it's one of the fastest growing tissues in the human body, second to bone marrow?

We owe a lot to our hair, especially for those of us that regularly color, curl, flat-iron and tease. It's a miracle hair is still attached to our head, after all the ups and downs and trouble we put it through. 

Even with split ends, tangles, or dryness, hair is resilient. No matter how much we mistreat it and damage it further, our hair stays with us. We owe a lot to our tresses for this- and should make up for the chaos we inflict on it. Masques and treatments restore moisture and shine to the hair, but what can be used to reverse all types of heat damage and normal wear and tear?

Bumble and bumble has long carried products tailored specifically to damaged hair. Various Bumble masques, complexes, and leave-in treatments provide relief to even the most unfortunate heads of hair. Nevertheless, Bumble is set to release two new damage repair products that stand out from the rest: Save the Day and While You Sleep. The most intensive repair products yet, Save the Day and While You Sleep are super versatile and are suitable for every hair type.

Save the Day is intended to be used during the daytime, and is a lightweight fluid/serum that repairs hair and split ends, protects against heat and UV damage, and hydrates and smooths flyaways and frizz. Save the Day should be applied to damp hair before drying- easy as that! You'll have instantly softer, smoother, healthier-looking and feeling hair. Getting around-the-clock repair could not be more simple.

While You Sleep, as you guessed, is an overnight restorative masque that helps reverse the appearance of damaged hair. This super-nourishing treatment repairs past damaged and prevents against any future abuse. By morning, hair will feel silky-smooth and de-stressed. Both of these products are perfect for any excess color clients, frequent stylers, and people who spend a lot of time under the sun or in air-polluted metropolitan areas. 

Save the Day and While You Sleep are both lightweight, multi-benefit products formulated with camellia oil and antioxidants for advanced hair repair. Achieving revived, healthy hair can't be any easier. Bumble and bumble is releasing these products in the coming weeks, however Citrine will have them in early for retail purchase. Both are free of parabens, sulfates, and phthalates. We are currently accepting pre-orders! Call to get started on the ultimate hair repair or stop in to pick up your own. 


Eminence Organic Skin Care: Now at Citrine Salon

We can barely contain our excitement right now- the hugely popular skin care line, Eminence, is coming to Citrine Salon! Founded in Hungary in 1958, Eminence strives to craft the highest quality organic skin and beauty products. The principles that Eminence was founded on align perfectly with ours- those of sustainability and a responsibility to the Earth. All Eminence products are USDA and Hungarian Certified Organic, and are "proudly free of parabens, animal by-products, propylene-glycol, sodium lauryl-sulfates, harmful colorants and fragrances, mineral oils, petroleum, and other harsh cosmetic chemicals."

Our aesthetician, Bhavna, will be using exclusive Eminence skin care products for all of her facial and skincare services. She is knowledgeable and up-to-date on the entirety of the line and is our go-to Eminence guru. If you love any of the products Bhavna uses during your visit with her, or already use Eminence products, they will be available for purchase in the salon as well!

If you haven't tried Eminence before, you're in for a treat. Everything is handmade, produced "without any severe heating or hydrogenating processes that can affect the nutritional content and potency of natural ingredients. Vitamins are captured in their all-natural fresh base, offering dramatic results as actual seeds, pulps and peels impart regenerative and healing powers that only nature can produce." Eminence crafts cleansers, toniques, exfoliants, masques, moisturizers, sun care, and lip & eye care that is customized and catered directly to your skin type and needs. Premium ingredients are sourced from around the world, however the majority of them are grown and hand-picked in Hungary and North America.

Eminence is involved in numerous charities and contributes to multiple foundations around the world. We love their commitment to the environment, and look forward to building a relationship with them in the coming years. Eminence is regularly praised and sworn by celebrities, and has received attention and numerous awards from global magazines and networks. Call us if you have any questions about the line, we'd love to hear from you. And as always, call, email, or stop in to schedule a facial with Bhavna.

source: Eminence main website, May 2017.


Just in Time For Summer: Bb's NEW Don't Blow It!

Sometimes achieving that effortless, air-dried hair style can be easier said than done. As the trend for natural and low-maintenance hair styling continues to become more popular, finding the right method to style hair without all the work can be challenging. We all want to have great hair, but don't want to put in the work for it, right? And why use heat and product just to make it look like you didn't use heat and product? If the effortless 'do is what you're going for, it should go without saying that little to no effort is required. So what can you do to decrease the time spent getting the perfect style?

Bumble and bumble released Don't Blow It in 2014- made specifically for fine hair in need of texture and body. This styling creme is super versatile- meant to be worked into towel-dried hair and styled whichever way you like. Scrunch your hair, twist in some curls, or work your fingers through for easy texture and lots of body.

Three years later, Bumble invents Don't Blow It for thick hair, and the hair gods rejoice. Arriving at Citrine just in time for summer, Don't Blow It will give your blow dryer a rest for the summer season. Made for medium to thick hair, Don't Blow It conditions hair while reducing frizz. Giving you the perfect amount of control, Don't Blow It refines and defines with little effort. Work a small amount from mid-shaft of the hair to the ends. Let air-dry, and go!

Seriously, though, could getting the perfect style be any easier?

Give your blow dryer a break this summer! Stop in to give Don't Blow It a try. Both cremes offer UV protection- perfect for the days spent outside in the sun. These lightweight stylers are ideal for summer- great hair days with no heat or hassle.


April is Beauty Sustainability Month!

Citrine was founded on sustainable and eco-friendly principles back in 2009. We love the planet we call home!, and we do everything we can to reduce our impact on the environment. Our location here at East 54 in Chapel Hill is an environmentally-friendly LEED certified development. The salon relies on low-energy lighting and tons of natural sunlight. We follow procedures that involve all earth-friendly cleaning products, maintain a completely paperless booking and transaction system, and recycle goods and waste wherever and whenever we can. We believe that living a green lifestyle does not have to entail going without!

Aside from the larger measures taken to reduce our carbon footprint, we wondered what else we could do to promote an eco-friendly hair regimen and lifestyle. What ways could our staff and clientele take advantage of the perks of sustainable beauty? After all, it is the smaller, more gradual changes in life that have substantial, lasting impacts.

We are a proud carrier of Davines hair and Comfort Zone skincare products. Davines (and Comfort Zone) is an Italian-based hair care brand focusing on customized hair products that are eco-friendly in as many ways possible. The unique packaging Davines has designed is a case in point! Their shampoo and conditioner containers are reusable, and serve multiple purposes other than holding your favorite hair product.

These containers are produced using as little already-recycled plastic as possible! After the product inside is gone, and the container is cleaned, it is food-safe! A popular use for conditioner containers is to store and carry food and snacks.

Our personal favorite use of these empty Davines containers is repurposing them as planters. They serve as the perfect sized planter for smaller seedlings and plants. Our succulents here at the salon have a great home in their repurposed conditioner containers and are thriving!

Not all of us have a green thumb, though. For those that still love the sustainable concept of Davines, we're offering a promotion when you bring in your clean (full size!) shampoo and conditioner containers. We'll refill your product and top it off with a 10% discount. It's just another way to achieve beautiful hair in the most sustainable way possible.

If you love a Davines shampoo and/or conditioner, also consider ordering a liter size of your favorite product. Shopping in bulk greatly reduces the amount of waste created, and you save money! We can order many of our best-selling Davines products in larger sizes, and they're shipped to us immediately.

Often times, it's the small efforts and changes we make in our day-to-day lives that have the biggest impact. Striking a balance between beauty and sustainability can be challenging, but the results improve our lives and the world around us. As we celebrate Beauty Sustainability Month and Earth Day in April, consider what ways you can reduce your impact on the planet and how your health and beauty habits affect yourself and the world we live in.

Stop in this month to check out our Davines line and get inspiration on how you can be sustainably beautiful!


An Exciting Addition to the Bb Hairdresser's Invisible Oil Family

We've fallen in love with Bumble and bumble's Hairdresser's Invisible Oil line here at the salon. Not only are we seeing great results from the shampoo and conditioner, but the balm-to-oil masque and invisible oil spray are getting some of our clients through these dry winter months. For others, frizz and dehydration are always a concern, no matter what time of year. For those of us with dry to very dry hair types, continually stripping the hair of natural oils can result in a style that makes for more maintenance and trouble, not to mention the risk of damage and breakage. And it can be hard to find a shampoo that cleans the hair but is gentle enough to retain moisture. Regardless of the weather and outside influences, dull and frizzy hair is no fun anyway!

Bumble and bumble is introducing a new addition to the Hairdresser's family, and it's sure to be a hit among the salon and our clients. The Hairdresser's Invisible Oil Cleansing Oil-Creme Duo is meant to be used in conjunction with the Hairdresser's Invisible Oil shampoo and conditioner. Use it in place of your Hairdresser's shampoo every other day, and follow with the Hairdresser's conditioner like you normally would. It's that easy.

One of our favorite things about this new Bumble product is (like always) the packaging! A low-foam cleanser and luxurious moisturizing creme housed in dual-chambers combine to gently eliminate dirt and build-up while preserving your hair's natural oils.

Like the rest of the Hairdresser's products, the Cleansing Oil-Creme Duo contains six signature oils that deeply moisturize and condition all hair types. Over time, the added moisture will further silken and protect your tresses. It's a simple addition to your regular washing routine, but with all the extra benefits you never knew you needed!

source: Bumble Network


Bumble and bumble has outdone themselves again!

Welcome the two new additions to the Sumo family: Sumoclay and Sumogel!

Sumoclay solves your limp, dull hair problems in one little jar! It is a light weight styling product that adds texture, definition, and bulk. It should be applied on dry hair only as it adds shape and detail. This product is ideal for all hair types, including fine-to-medium hair to add body and texture.

Sumogel eliminates the flaky 90s gel style! This styling product is a crystal clear, solid gel that does not crunch or flake. Giving your hair that natural shine and clean finish it deserves! Sumogel is best used on wet hair and combed into place. With its innovative Micro-Emulsion Structure technology, you get that shine without any heavy silicones!


Facing your winter travel

 How do you keep your hair and skin looking and feeling amazing, even with the drying winter air and the freezing temperatures? HYDRATION is key! Lack of moisture is one of the main reasons that our hair looks brittle and frizzy, and that our skin looks cracked and peeling. But don't worry - we've got the products and tips  you for the absolute best, hydrated hair and skin possible.

Bumble & Bumble Hairdresser's Balm-to-Oil Pre-Shampoo Masque

A highly concentrated balm-to-oil weekly masque that you apply to dry hair before you shampoo, to provide parched hair with an extra dose of moisture.

Tip - Scoop out the product and warm it between your hands to melt, and apply evenly to dry hair. Dry hair tends to absorb moisture better than wet, so apply this masque about 20 minutes before you hop into the shower for maximum effect.

Bumble & Bumble Quenching Shampoo and Conditioner -

This mild, hydrating shampoo and conditioner helps replenish dry and damaged hair.

Tip - After shampooing thoroughly, condition and let sit for 1-3 minutes. This gives the conditioner time to work its magic!

Patchology Hydrating Flash Masque -

The innovative masque material used in the Patchology Hydrating Flash Masque delivers Hyaluronic acid and Vitamin B5 much faster than traditional sheet masques. in about 5 minutes, you can have the mega moisture boost that your dry winter skin has been craving.

Tip- After removing the sheet masque, don't rinse off the extra serum left over. Let it fully absorb into your skin, to leave you feeling hydrated and refreshed for hours to come.


Bb Color Stick!

Looking for a product to cover your grays in between salon appointments? Bumble and bumble has got you covered...literally, with the NEW Bb Color Sticks!

Bb Color Sticks are a velvety, pigmented pencil that adds color wherever you need it. The NEW Color Sticks are an opaque, water-resistant product that won't budge!

The Color Stick collection features 5 shades that instantly covers grays, refresh roots, and fill in sparse areas. Perfect for those who want to extend time between appointments or those whose hair is thinning. Shades include Blonde, Dark Blonde, Red, Brown, and Black.

Apply these Color Sticks like a lipstick and blend with ease with just your fingers, no tools needed! Bb. Color Stick is applied to dry hair after styling. For best results, always use Bb. Color Stick as the last step in your styling routine.

Since Bb. Color Stick doesn't alter the color of your hair, its safe to leave it on until your next shampoo. Depending on how often you wash, you may need to touch up as needed.

We are so excited for these to launch we can barely stand it! 

Christmas 2016 Stocking Stuffers!

With Christmas quickly approaching, the holiday shopping season is now in full swing. Shopping for others can be challenging and stressful, but have no fear! We've compiled a list of some of our top selling products that would make perfect stocking stuffers or gifts for friends and family. First up on our list is the Skin Defender Hand Cream by Comfort Zone. This nourishing hand cream has a light fragrance, and absorbs into the skin quickly. With triple protection technology and anti-aging properties, it will be convenient for the cold winter days ahead. 23$

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skindefender

As winter rolls around, we can barely keep our Patchology sheet masques in stock. And for good reason! The Patchology hydrate FlashMasque delivers intense moisture to thirsty, dry skin in just 5 minutes. Softening the skin through hydration and improving elasticity could not be more simple. $7

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flashmasque

The Patchology SmartMud masque is a mineral-rich volcanic ash treatment that detoxifies the skin, eliminating impurities and imperfections. Unlike other mud masques, SmartMud is engineered to deliver results in one clean step, with easy application and removal. $8

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smartmud

Davines has released their gift sets for 2016! And we are almost sold out of our larger box sets, if you can believe it. Fortunately, we have smaller Davines gift bags that are suitable for various hair types and are equally as affordable.

Minu, one of the best selling Davines lines specifically tailored to color treated hair, is featured in a travel set that comes with one small shampoo, conditioner, mask and pochette. Worth $49.50, the gift bag is being sold for $40

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minu-giftset

The Davines Your Hair Assistant gift bag contains the small prep shampoo, mild cream, blowdry primer, and pochette. For those seeking volume and the perfect blowout, Your Hair Assistant is the way to go. Worth $62.50 , Your Hair Assistant gift bag is being sold for $50

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yha-set

For those with dry, damaged, and coarse hair, the Davines Oi gift bag will be a hit. The complete set delivers intense moisture and hydration, smoothing out frizzy hair and restoring locks with a healthy shine. The bag includes oi shampoo, conditioner, all in one milk spray, oil, and pochette. Worth $81.50, the Oi gift bag is being sold for $60

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oil-travel-set

We also carry round brushes of all different sizes, ideal for getting the perfect blow dry every time. In addition, we carry wet brushes that come in different colors and patterns, making it easy to detangle and protect all kinds of hair types. Brushes range from $10-20, wet brush sells for $14

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wetbrush

Last but not least is Cailyn Gelux Eyebrow gel. This waterproof gel formula applies easily to create the perfectly arched brow. Featuring an angled built-in brush, Gelux makes an ideal travel companion for quick and easy brows that are guaranteed to last. $23

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cailyn

You can never go wrong gifting beauty products. Aside from these stocking stuffer ideas, we have lots more to choose from. Feel free to call or stop by, we would love to see you! Happy Holidays!

Bumble and bumble Introduces Strong Finish! The Firm Hold Hairspray!

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This week Bumble and bumble introduced a new hairspray to the bumble family.

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bb-strong-finish

Strong Finish is "an extra-firm, no-slip spray that keeps styles up all night (and day)"! Formulated with new Strong Hold System technology, Strong Finish is sure to keep your fresh style in place. Bumble and bumble will be replacing it's Classic Hairspray with Strong Finish, as it will be the strongest hold Bb Hairspray. It will be the perfect touch to your daily hair routine, updo, or coif- locking your style in for up to 8 hours. Additionally, like all Bumble hairsprays, you can brush through Strong Finish without any flaking, however it will break down the Strong Hold System technology.

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Strong Finish sprays evenly, and has a light airy smell. We cannot wait to see how our clients like Strong Finish! Our stylists are already getting positive feedback on the spray, and we are selling it in a large 10 oz size or smaller 2.7 oz travel size (TSA approved)! Whatever style or hold you are looking to achieve, Bumble and bumble has a hairspray that will suit your needs!