Nov 22

Thanksgiving Delivery Schedule & Hours

Happy Thanksgiving, South Austin Salons and Stylists!

We will be closed on Thursday for Thanksgiving.  Because of the short week, we will be delivering all orders on Wednesday.  Please call us by 5:00 on Tuesday with your order so we have time to pull, pack and invoice it.

Please don’t forget about our Black Friday Sale, where we will have Hot Mulled Wine and other festive snacks on Friday at both locations (full flier here: 2016-black-friday-sale-flier ):

2016-black-friday-banner-3And our biggest sale of the year, the December 10th & 12th 2-Day Thank You Event, where we will have Champagne, Caviar and other catered snacks on Monday at both locations:

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Oct 12

Buy 1 Intro, Get 1 Free, Plus Free Education & Free Olaplex!

COLOR SO BRILLIANT, IT INSTANTLY RESTRENGTHENS HAIR WITH UP TO TWICE THE SHINE.

Joico LumiShine is taking the color world by storm, winning accolades from stylists across the country and even a 2016 Behind the Chair Stylist Choice Award!  For the month of October, we have a deal for this incredible product line:

Purchase the LumiShine Permanent Color Intro at $149 (value:  $174.50), Get FREE:

  • LumiShine Demi Color Intro (value:  $174.00)

  • Free Ticket to Oct. 17 Lumishine Advanced Color Class (value:  $25)

  • Free Olaplex Trial Kit (value:  $65)

INCREDIBLE!  But this offer expires Oct. 31!

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Why LumiShine?

NEW Joico LumiShine transforms hair from the inside out with breakthrough ArgiPlex Technology, delivering astonishing shine, color longevity, and overall healthier hair—guaranteed!

  • Hair with up to twice the shine*
  • 100% replenished and restrengthened hair**
  • Nourishing protection that seals in moisture, softness and shine for up to 30 full shampoos*

With a Permanent Crème and Demi-Permanent Liquid system, LumiShine offers pros the easiest possible color solution for every salon service and hair type imaginable. Here’s why you’ll love LumiShine…

  • It’s Easy! Three simple steps to brilliant color—consultation, formulation, and application.
  • It’s Predictable… Reliable… and Utterly Straightforward! A full spectrum of perfectly balanced, intermixable pre-blended shades allows you to deliver straight-from-the-tube (or bottle) color perfection—every single time.
  • It Smells Amazing! LumiShine is formulated with Joico’s exclusive Gentle Fresh Fragrance technology, a patented combination of molecules that helps neutralize airborne ammonia and envelopes your color service in fresh, calming notes of bergamot, iris, and sandalwood. Client comfort is off the charts.

Oct 07

Schwarzkopf Advanced Color Class – This Monday!

Color Decoded ~ The World of Schwarzkopf

Hair color trends change regularly but technical skills and product information is always crucial.  This brilliant introduction to the newest products that have become part of the Schwarzkopf portfolio will elevate your creativity and inspire you to think outside the box.

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Experience includes:

  • Igora Absolutes Silver Whites
  • Igora Nudes
  • Igora Pearlescense
  • Igora High Power Browns
  • Igora Metallics
  • Igora Colorworkx
  • Igora Royal Hi-Lift Series (10 & 12)

Investment:  $20.00

Oct. 10, Monday

10:00 – 2:00

See you then!

 

Sep 23

Wella Education – Two Advanced Events in Two Weeks!

We have THE education you need to further your craft!

If you are a Wella user, this is your opportunity to learn about new products, new techniques and new “Wella World” things!  The educators know that you are the best of what makes Wella so successful in Austin.  They will educate your like a professional peer, knowing you represent the best there is!

New to Wella?  Well, this will answer the question:  Why Wella?

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SEPT. 27, TUESDAY:  WELLA COUTURE BLONDES

  • Master the full spectrum of blondes with Wella Professionals high-lift blondes and lighteners:
    • Understand the perfect blonde consolation to achieve the desired result your client is looking for
    • Gain confidence in selecting from our blonding portfolio
    • Discover new techniques for subtle or expressive looks
    • Learn to utilize the lightening curve to achieve warm or cool results
    • Increase your revenue with profitable blonding services
  • Learn about new launches like Color Touch Plus, the new grey coverage line
  • See the new Wella Fall Trends
  • Remember Magma?  Going over how to further utilize this line

Cost:       $30.00

Time:       10:00 – 1:00

 

OCT. 3:  BUSINESS CLASS:  YOUR TRUE COLOR SEMINAR (WELLA)

Did you know 70% of women believe their consultation should have been more in-depth ?  As a hairdresser, you know that the second your client sits in the salon chair, your expertise becomes the catalyst.

  • Learn the world of grey expertise to drive your salon business with such services as: grey coverage, shading and blending
  • Provide your fashion-savvy clients a fashion-forward, low-commitment look that will have them coming back for more trend-driven looks sooner
  • Understand the secret language of your clientele demographic
  • Learn Wella’s “Color Equation” – The Secret Science of Attractiveness
  • Customize to the needs of your salon by selecting 1 of the following modules: Shades of Grey, First Time Coloring

Cost:       $30.00

Time:       10:00 – 1:00

 

 

Sep 16

World’s Fair IS HERE!!!

It’s HERE!  The World’s Fair of Cosmetics Arts & Sciences is this weekend!  And they have a great lineup!  Check out their website to plan your class schedule:  worldsfairhairshow.com   or download this pfd:  2016-worlds-fair-schedule-complete

Some of our top picks:

ACTiiV Hair Science

An innovative haircare line, ACTiiV’s shampoo-based treatments have restorative powers and natural ingredients that target hair loss. Come learn about the science behind ACTiiV products and how they can help make hair thicker and stronger.  Every salon and stylist should be carrying this amazing line.  Effective & safe, even for pregnant women.

 

OLAPLEX, The Future of Chemical Services

Raise the bar on your color, perm, and smoothing and straightening services with Olaplex! With your existing clientele, multiple-use Olaplex will allow you to potentially double your revenue for chemical services. Learn how Olaplex opens the door to service clients that haven’t been able to get multiple chemical services in the past.  Plus new info on new bonder launching in November!

 

Beauty & Pin-Ups, Beauty From the Inside Out

Introducing the inspiring partnership of Beauty & Pin-Ups™ and Best Buddies International. Come find out what beauty means to our friends with intellectual disabilities. You’ll meet our Buddies and experience a runway show of classic pin-up hairstyles of the decades!

 

Geno Stampora, Getting Rich in Beauty

Harness your success and expand your financial horizon! Learn how to sell and upsell with techniques that will make you stand out from the crowd in your performance and retention. Without feeling pushy or getting intimidated, learn proven selling methods for selling to help improve your income and relationships with your customers.

 

Malibu C®, Color Correction & Transitional Color

Learn tips and tricks that will help you take the stress out of color and the “fear” out of color correction while potentially increasing your revenue. Ensure that any hair type, texture or color level can be successfully transitioned or transformed. Armed with these tools, you’ll become known as a color guru to your clients and peers.

 

Nick Arrojo, How to be a Hairdressing Inspiration

Nick Arrojo gives a close-up look at four key areas of a hairdresser’s work, taking attendees from good to great, from potential to realization. With signature techniques, ARROJO’s approach to modern, creative, precision-based techniques with a straight edge razor blade are presented. Nick and his team also spotlight contemporary color techniques, such as freehand hair painting and color blocking. Plus, see an innovative method for creating on-trend permanent textures, such as beach waves and loose curls. Then, in the final portion of the class, Nick takes center stage to discuss business and brand-building practices. This is a must-see class facilitated by a modern pioneer of the craft.

 

Product Club, Blueprint Highlighting: Balayage

Blueprint Highlighting uses the concept of a blueprint to visually present highlighting techniques. Each blueprint starts with a “core concept”, which acts as a foundation for the overall design. Learn techniques from our new DVD Collection, including one technique that combines traditional foiling with balayage for stunning results. These techniques can also be adapted for colorists of all skill levels.

 

Schwarzkopf Professional, Made To Create

Creativity is the act of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality. With the latest fashion-driven tools and products, push the limits of your creativity. Join Schwarzkopf Professional North America Creative Director Damien Carney & North America Color Director Rossa Jurenas on a colorful journey. Get inspired by new ideas to expand your creative energy within your everyday salon work!

Sep 08

Two Day Sale ~ This Saturday & Monday!!!

Our Two Day “Thank You” Sale is a few days away!  Mark your calendars so you don’t miss these amazing deals!

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The complete list of sale items can be found here:  2016-Sept-ODS-Flier

Some highlights:

  • Babyliss Nano Titanium Blue Irons:  1.25″ & 1.75″ Duo – 50% OFF
  • GHD Gold Professional 1″ Styler – 34% OFF
  • ALL AG HAIR Products – 20% OFF
  • Biosilk Therapy 5oz – 50% OFF
  • Nioxin Minoxidil Treatment Women 30 Day – 63% OFF
  • Select Schwarzkopf Black Session Label Products – 50% OFF
  • Top TIGI Hairsprays – 37% OFF
  • All Caption Polish – 33% OFF
  • All CND Vinylux – 20% OFF
  • All Gelish Polish – 38% OFF
  • All Morgan Taylor Polish – 22% OFF
  • Gelish LED Curing Lamp – $100 OFF

 

Aug 09

Building Your Business Workshop – Monday, Aug. 22

The Art of Building Your Business with Donna Wojciechowski

This interactive and engaging workshop will help you start asking the right questions.  This workshop is hosted by Aquage and will focus on your business and creating more income to allow you to do the creative stuff you really want to do!  Their national success story for this event is actually from our area: Sarah is a 26 year old, part-time booth renter in South Austin who said that this workshop put her on the right path to success.  Her first promotion using the techniques she learned from Donna made $500 in the first two weeks.  In fact, she made over $10,000 in retail the first year after this event.  A part-time booth renter!

Discover the key steps to growing your business, including:

  • How to increase your income
  • Open and honest issues challenging today salons
  • How to you build client loyalty
  • Everyone’s ultimate professional responsibility
  • Why exclusive professional products are different
  • Create a customized personal improvement plan

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AUG. 22:  BUSINESS CLASS:

*NOT FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION*

Discuss open and honest issues challenging today’s salons and create a customized personal plan for success!

Time:       10:00 – 12:30

Cost:       $25

*** There will be a FREE product knowledge class from 1:00 – 3:00.  Free lunch for those attending both classes.

 

Aug 03

Breakfast is on us! Tea with AG ~ Aug. 30, Tuesday

Join us and your Salon Community for breakfast… on us!

Tea with AG!

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Aug. 30, Tuesday

9:30 – 10:00  Breakfast with coffee, tea

10:00 – 10:30  Learn about the AG Hair story:

  • AG HAIR focuses on natural or naturally derived ingredients
  • Stylist and family owned and operated
  • AG HAIR gives back with every bottle purchased through Women Leading Change

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Jul 27

Barber Stage & Stache Bash After Party ~ Tickets increase Aug. 1st

Buy your tickets NOW and save $30 on tickets to the World’s Fair in Austin, Sept. 18-19!  Tickets are currently $70 and will go up to $80 on Aug. 1st.

Barbering is big… and so are after parties.  What’s better than combining the two?

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Jul 26

Puff Me

Introducing Puff.Me Volumizing Cloud Mist from Design.Me, a new breed of volumizing powder, that creates a literal cloud-burst of volume powder for high-precision root lift or texturizing.  Puff.Me releases long, smooth, targeted puffs of powder that hit just the spot needed to boost volume, and add a touch of hold and texture, without drying the hair.

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Results are clean without messy fall-out on shoulders or clothes. Clients can also use easy-to-carry Puff.Me to spot-volumize flat areas of morning-flat hair for day, or quickly pump and fluff hair for night. Puff.Me is applied on dry or wet strands and works on all hair types from fine, medium and coarse as well as textured and curly.

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