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    Lob Talk: Who Can Rock This Style

    The lob (longer bob) was uber popular throughout 2014, and it looks like this trend is here to stay throughout the spring and summer of 2015 too. We love the lob because (when done right) it can look stylish, fresh, and nothing like the bob your mom used to sport back in the early 90s

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    Weird Facials: Snails in Thailand

    It seems people will try just about anything to look younger, no matter how odd (or gross!) it seems. The latest in the weird category: snails. In Thailand and Japan, aestheticians are putting the slow moving, slime secreting creatures, on faces in the name of more youthful skin. The UK is the latest to offer

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    New Celeb Hair Trends

    Celebrities are always changing the way that their hair looks, and sometimes those changes can be a lot of fun for you too. If you are looking for a new hairstyle, you may want to take a few tips from some of the these celebs that recently changed up their styles for one reason or

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    Our Executive Package

    The word executive means “having the power to put plans, actions, or laws into effect.” You don’t have to run a company in order to have this power, and you definitely don’t have to be on any board in order to enjoy our Executive package! There are probably plenty of things that you are in control

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    Best Beauty Etiquette Tips

    There are so many things to think about when it comes to being a woman! It can be tough to remember them all, or to know what to do in every situation. With beauty and the things that we all do to be beautiful comes a number of etiquette tips. To know what to do

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    Our Warrior Spa Package

    As a woman, you do many things every day, right? You may go to work, take care of the kids, hit the gym, run races occasionally, make dinner, and tend to all the other things that a woman manages to (amazingly!) balance day in and day out. We’re betting that you barely break a sweat

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  • Cold winter air at the frozen pond.

    Combat Dry Winter Air

    Winter is a tough time of year for our bodies. The torture of snow removal strains our muscles, the cold temps make it tough to get motivated, and the cold, dry air wreaks havoc on our health. The drier air makes it easier to pick up a nasty virus or cold, and dries out our

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  • Ombre hair style.

    Beauty Trends that are Quickly Fading

    The thing about a beauty trend is that it’s meant to disappear eventually. For some reason, certain trends just never go away, and some people keep rocking those trends well past their “best by” date. One good example of this is feathered hair, which went out as a popular hairstyle sometime during the 1980s. Yet,

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    Our Wedding Bliss Spa Package

    Weddings mark an amazing and important moment in your life. Your wedding day is the day that you will marry the person that you love and start your life together. While the day itself is magical and wonderful, all of those little details and bits of planning that go into making the day happen can

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    Our ‘Mother-to-Be’ Spa Package Details

    There’s a well-guarded secret amongst mothers: pregnancy can be exhausting! From first trimester morning sickness to extreme fatigue and swollen extremities in the second and third trimesters, your body goes through a lot when creating another human being. You deserve a bit of pampering throughout your pregnancy to take some of the load off of

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    Facial Scrubs: When You’re Using Too Much

    Every January, magazines start printing articles focused on two things: the detox diet and the newest form of a facial scrub. We’ll leave the detox diet craze to another post. For now, we’ll focus on the facial scrub. What is a scrub? When you need one? Where should you get one, and is it possible

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    Old Beauty Products: Should You Toss Them?

    What harm could possibly come from using eyeshadow or lipstick that’s been hanging around for a few years? It certainly seems harmless enough to use the same makeup that you’ve been using for a while, even after that expiration date has passed — after all, it’s makeup, not food, right? Not so fast. Researchers from

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    Face Product Ingredients You Can Use While Pregnant

    Your doctor may have nixed any tretinoin or other potent wrinkle and pimple cream for use while pregnant, but there are some things that you can still use safely. If you’re at a loss for what is and what isn’t safe, here are some of the products that will help your skin glow, but won’t

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  • Man with his feet on a scale trying to lose weight.

    A New Year, A New You

    Love it or hate it, a new year is almost upon us. When the ball has dropped and the calendar is replaced on the wall, many begin to make New Year’s resolutions. According to Statistic Brain, 45 percent of Americans typically make New Year’s resolutions each year without fail, while 38 percent choose to avoid

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  • Girl with dark brown red hair.

    How to Make Salon Color Last Longer

    If you’ve just gone to your hair salon in Fort Collins, you might be wondering how to make that amazing color last. It can seem like salon color washes out after a few weeks, and this may actually be true depending on what you do to your hair. Since we want your color to last

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    A Diet for Thicker, Longer Hair

    At some point in our lives, we end up receiving a horrible haircut. Maybe it’s too short for our tastes, or the layers just don’t look right. Don’t worry, it will grow back. But are you patient enough to wait? Maybe you’ve always wanted long, luxurious locks, but it is persistently dry (especially this time

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    What Color Mascara Should You Wear?

    At our Windsor salon, we are often asked about makeup tricks and tips. Out of all the tips that we are asked to provide to our clients, the most popular question we are asked is, “what color mascara should I really be wearing?” Some beauty editors will tell you that brown looks younger while others

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