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    Spas and Kids: How Young Is Too Young?

    We all want the very best for our kids. Whether it’s enrolling them in the best schools or signing them up for private violin lessons, we want them to have a better life than we ourselves had. Look at your typical birthday party when we were growing up, and compare that to the birthday parties

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    Why We Use Olaplex (And What It Is!)

    Your hair goes through a lot from styling to to everyday wear and tear. If you color your hair or do any other extensive processes at your Windsor salon, you may see some breakage and other damage happening thanks to all of those treatments. This is exactly why we started to use a product called

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    Get Ready for Summer

    It’s been a tough winter for many across the country. Whether you faced frigid temps or multiple feet of snow, your skin and hair probably suffered a bit over time. The drier air takes its toll in the form of itchy, flaking skin and dry hair, and all of the layers you pile on to

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    3 Spa Treatments from Around the World

    I’m sure you’ve heard about some crazy spa treatment, usually associated with someone rich and famous, that you aren’t sure you’ll ever try. It seems as if someone famous tries it, everyone wants in. News reports surface about why exactly the seemingly insane treatment works (or doesn’t). Spas in Windsor and everywhere around the world

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    How to Get the Perfect Beach Waves

    Spring is nearly here, and that means that girls all around the globe will be looking for one thing: perfect beach waves. We don’t really think that this trend is ever going to go out of style during the warmer months, and that’s okay because beach waves look great on everyone. The question on most

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    Reasons to Cut Your Hair Short

    Your long hair is your mane. It’s your cover up. It’s the one thing that you can make look good no matter what kind of day you are having. It’s fun to toss and it’s great for braiding. We get it! But there are many benefits to cutting your hair short for a while. Really!

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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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    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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    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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