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    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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    4 Amazing Hair Thickening Supplements

    The one thing that is talked about most often at beauty salons is hair, which makes sense given the fact that hair is front and center any any salon! But what most women want to know is how to make hair thicker. If you’re dying to get that “I just walked off of the Victoria’s

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    How to Blow Dry Your Hair Like a Pro

    Have you ever noticed that your hair is shiny, soft, and perfect looking when you leave the Windsor day spa? That’s largely because your Windsor day spa experts know exactly how to style your hair, so that it looks amazing – and with the holidays coming up, booking a professional blowout for all of those

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    The Key to a Peaceful Holiday

    That time of year is fast approaching. You know, the dreaded holidays. The time when stress builds with each passing day, when you remember the thousands of things on your to-do list. How are you supposed to get everything checked off your shopping list and get your house ready to receive the multitudes of guests

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    Can You Trust Green Beauty Products?

    At Athena, your Windsor salon and spa, we are really into green products, but we also want to make sure that you are well informed. This way, you can walk into any store and pick up products that will actually be good for your skin. After all, you’re probably spending a lot of time making

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    Four Best Spa Treatments to Alleviate Holiday Stress

    It’s that time of year again! The time of year when parents with small kids start stressing out about holiday gifts and the stores start switching Halloween decorations for reindeer and tinsel. Even though the holiday season can be a lot of fun, it can also be very stressful! So, how can we take a

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    Tips for Eczema Relief

    The National Eczema Association states that over 30 million people in the United States are affected by eczema, a skin condition that leaves you itchy and yearning for relief. People have it in varying degrees – either very mild and occasional to extreme and constant, some itching until they draw blood. This is the problem

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    Favorite Wedding Hair Trends

    At your Windsor spa, we love to take care of wedding parties from pedicures to bridal hair. We also know that it can be really tough to choose the right wedding hairstyle, so we recommend that you come into our Windsor spa for some trial updos before your wedding! Here are some wedding hair trends

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    Shampoo Ingredients to Avoid

    At our Windsor salon, our top priority is your body and hair care, and that includes letting you know about some shampoo ingredients you should avoid completely. Our Windsor salon experts only use the best products, so you can be sure that anything we use is safe, but you should also be certain that the

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    Can’t Make Spa Week? Bring The Spa Home

    It’s Spa Week across North America from October 20-26. If you just can’t squeeze in a trip to the spa or it just isn’t in the budget, you can bring that spa treatment to the comfort of your own home for a fraction of the price. Here are some tips to bring the spa to

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    Here’s How You’re Breaking Your Hair!

    Did you know that your hair can break? Hair can literally snap in pieces at certain lengths leaving you with small little remnants of the tresses that once were. Yikes! There are so many habits that we all do daily that can lead to breakage, and you may not even know that your hair on

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    Winter’s Coming: Is Your Skin Ready?

    Winter is coming! Something that we all can agree on, whether we like winter or not, is that winter weather wreaks havoc on your skin! Sure, your Fort Collins spa can help you out, but how can you maintain healthy skin at home during the dry, miserably cold days of winter? Here are some tips

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    Why Green Spas Matter

    Sustainability is becoming a big issue with more and more people all over the world, and for good reason! It is about saving our planet, and so much more – it’s about educating an entire community about why “going green” is important, and the value of supporting a green business. The Fort Collins spa that

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    Why Look For A Green Spa

    Spas seem like such a natural and relaxing place. Most spas have elements like waterfalls, peaceful music, outdoor hot tubs, and nordic spas even encompass wildlife in some ways. But the problem with a lot of spas is that they aren’t as green as they seem, and that relaxed natural feeling you get when you

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    Top Hair Myths Debunked!

    Your hair is your crowning glory, but it can also be a mystery! There’s so much information out there about hair, how to take care of it, and what’s best for it that it can be hard to figure out what’s real and true and what’s not. At Athena, your Fort Collins and Windsor spa,

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