Archive for June 2011
What You Need to Know About Bikini Waxing
Ladies: it’s swimsuit season and we all want to look and feel our best! If you’ve picked out the perfect swimsuit and are ready to enjoy time by the pool or on the beach, you want to feel your best. Bikini waxing is the best way to ensure you look and feel fabulous in your swimsuit.
While you may know the basics about this smoothing service, here’s just a few more tips and reminders about things you can do make sure you look and feel beautiful Read the rest of this entry »
Keeping Hair Healthy with Deep Conditioning Treatments
During the summer we all remember to put on the sunscreen (hopefully ) to protect our skin, but we all don’t remember to protect our hair. Exposing your hair to the extra sunlight we receive while spending more time outdoors can damage your hair by drying it out. Even when trying to cool off in a swimming pool, the chlorine is wrecking havoc on your hair, too.
The summer months here in Albuquerque are a mixed blessing. The warm weather allows you to get out and do more physical activities than you otherwise would. On the other hand, being more physically active and being in the sun more can really wear your body out! Fortunately, there’s a perfect way to relax and cool down during the hot summer months: getting a massage!
Getting a massage is probably one of the best ways to pamper yourself at any time. Whether it’s after a long day at work, or you want to spoil yourself just because, massages have always been perfect for relaxing. There’s nothing better than getting a massage after a tiring or hot day! Read the rest of this entry »
Summer is here and changing your makeup style isn’t all you need to do to look hot and stay cool! Whether you’re spending the day outdoors by the pool, working out, or just wanting to feel a little more relaxed, there are many styles that are trending right now. Perfect for any occasion or situation, this summer’s hairstyles can complement your natural-tone makeup and can keep you feeling cool and beautiful!
So what are the hot looks for this summer? There are lots!
- Collarbone Shag: All spring the hot hair trend has been the textured long bob. Well it’s time to let it grow out to a collarbone shag. This look is simple, relaxed, and hints at wild, all while looking sexy. Plus it’s a natural look that will complement natural makeup tones.
- Ponytails and Messy Buns: There’s nothing easier to do than a ponytail or a messy bun. Each look has that relaxed look of the collarbone shag, but is also sporty, energetic, and fun. It’s perfect for an on-the-go day at the beach, gym, or even hiking. It’s a simple, easy, and beautiful look!
- Heavy Bangs: If you’re looking for a more formal summer look, heavy bangs are in! Heavy bangs are also simple too! They provide depth and texture to your hair that’s perfect for a night out, but is simple enough that it’s also perfect for anything from going to lunch to a relaxed walk at sunset. Read the rest of this entry »
The votes are in and the winner of the $1,000 Ultimate Bridal Makeover Contest is: Sarah Limmer! Congratulations!
Belinda Gomez came in second place! It was such a close race that we’d like to offer our second place contestant a $100 gift certificate for hair services at Salon Helena.
Sarah and Belinda, we will be emailing you instructions on how to claim your prize later today.
We would like to thank all contestants for participating and all those who showed their support by voting. We wish you all the best in love and life!
Your Summer Makeup Guide
It’s summertime and that means it’s time to ditch the heavy winter look and lighten up. Looking beautiful with lighter colors has never been easier, especially since many of the Spring 2011 makeup trends are going to carry into summer. Summer 2011 is trending towards fabulous! Read the rest of this entry »