Mar 18

Kim Vo – Live and in person at the Arlington Show

Kim Vo… The Prince of Platinum

Kim Vo has been added to the star-studded line up at the Arlington Fashion Focus Hair Show.  Join us on Sunday, May 3 for:

The Business of Blondes with Kim Vo 

Schwarzkopf Professional Blonding Ambassador Kim Vo is inarguably the prince of platinum.  Join Kim as he shares his insight on how he spun a hairdressing niche into a solid gold business empire and why he is wild about Schwarzkopf Professional Blondes!  Flier for the event:  2015 Kim Vo Arlington
               Date:       May 3, Sunday
               Time:       4:00 – 5:30
               Cost:        $25.00
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TWO DAY TICKETS NOW ON SALE:  $64.95 until May 2nd,  $80.00 at the door

      Just added:  KIM VO – The Business of Blondes  (click for flier:  2015 kim vo arlington)

               Date:       May 3, Sunday
               Time:       4:00 – 5:30
               Cost:        $25.00 (sku 999174), additional to price of Arlington Show Ticket
               Limited to only 400 seats!!!

     Just added:  RUSK HANDS ON CUTTING WORKSHOP  (click for flier:  2015 arlington rusk class)

               Date:       May 4, Monday
               Time:       1:00 – 3:00
               Cost:        $49.00, includes mannequin, additional to price of Arlington Show Ticket
               Limited to only 20 seats!!!

Mar 17

March Madness Sale – ONE WEEK ONLY, March 23-28

Our annual March Madness Sale is upon us!  The last week of March holds a special sale for lots of popular items. Come in to either the South Lamar or South Park Meadows locations from March 23-28 for these amazing deals:  2015 March Madness Flier (click for the flier here).

Some key items:

  • Babyliss Miracurl – $50 OFF!
  • Babyliss Nano Titanium Ultra Thin Iron Duo – buy 1″ get 1.5″ FREE!
  • Aquage Transforming Paste 4.6oz – 22% OFF!
  • Gelish polish – 40% OFF!
  • And many, many more!

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See you soon!

Mar 09

FREE Beth Minardi Color Event – TOMORROW, Mar. 10

Welcome to the world of color… the Beth Minardi world, really.

Beth Minardi is THE guru… THE  face… THE spokesperson of all that is excellent in professional hair color.  And she now has her own color line. Join us tomorrow, Tuesday, March 10, for an introduction into Beth Minardi Signature Haircolor!

This class is FREE!  Pique your interest and discover a new professional haircolor line made by the best:  Beth Minardi.


Gain insight into Beth’s incredible signature haircolor line.  There is a METHOD to creating money making, immaculate multi-dimensional haircolor.  Beth Minardi Signature was built around that practice.  Spend two hours with a Minardi Education Team Member and learn what makes the Minardi Signature Haircolor THE color that you choose for your clients.
Cost:       FREE!
Time:       10:00 – 12:00

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And if you want even more inspiration, join Beth for breakfast, a talk on color and a photo op in Houston:

APR. 13:  BREAKFAST With BETH MINARDI – in Houston

Beth Minardi graciously invites you to learn about the ground-breaking coloring system for salons:  Beth Minardi Signature Color.  Hear the amazing points about the line and why this line delivers the most luxurious hair color results clients have ever seen.  AND BETH WILL BE THERE!  Seats are limited
Purchase tickets through us at 512-444-677        
Cost:       $35.00                    
Time:       10:00 

Mar 04

Spring THANK YOU EVENT – This Saturday & Monday!

Mark your calendars!  Our Spring Two Day THANK YOU EVENT  is THIS Saturday & Monday!

We have lots on sale… something for every stylist, nail tech and personal users out there.  Plus, the weather will be bearable again.  Perfect time to stock up and revamp your business with some of these amazing deals.

We offer a mega extended sale at our South Lamar location ONLY.  For a complete list of the deals, click here:  2015 SPRING ODS SLAMAR FLIER

Some highlights:

  • PAUL MITCHELL THE COLOR – 20% OFF, plus get a free Ultimate Color Repair Take Home Kit FREE!
  • LOTS, and I mean, LOTS of NIOXIN IS ON SALE!  Take advantage of the men’s grooming craze by selling them products that will help them keep what they want to groom… Nioxin, the salon leader in hair loss prevention.
  • Mega VINYL GLOVE SALE – 38% OFF!
  • MY AMAZING BLOW DRY SPRAY (actually is amazing… really) – 36% OFF!
  • LOTS, LOTS AND LOTS MORE… come visit us and check it out!

Please remember, our Two Day Sales Event is only at the South Lamar Location.  We offer the standard One Day Sale on Monday, March 9th ONLY with the standard sale items (no extra items) at our Southpark Meadows location.  

Feb 24

Beth Minardi – Live and In Person! Plus In-Depth Followup Event

Breakfast with Beth Minardi!!!

Beth Minardi graciously invites you to learn about her ground-breaking coloring system:
Beth Minardi Signature Color!  Hear the amazing points about the line, delivering the most luxurious hair color results clients have ever seen. 
Seats are limited.  Buy your $35 ticket today!

Two dates for Breakfast with Beth:

  •  Monday, March 2, 2015 – In San Antonio
Time:               10:00 – 12:00
Location:         Omni Hotel
9821 Colonnade Blvd                                                                
San Antonio, TX  78230
Purchase tickets via phone: 210-734-9741
  • Monday, April 13, 2015 – In Houston

Time:               10:00 – 12:00

Location:         Hilton Post Oak
2001 Post Oak Blvd
Houston, TX  77056
Purchase ticket through us at South Austin Armstrong McCall, 512-444-6777

To get more in-depth with Minardi Signature Color, we are hosting:

Beth Minardi Color Educational Event

Salon Introductory Class
With Minardi Corporate Team Member Nicole Pereira
Gain insight into Beth’s incredible signature haircolor line.  There is a METHOD to creating money making, immaculate multi-dimensional haircolor.  Beth Minardi Signature was built around that practice.  Learn what makes the Minardi Signature Haircolor THE color that you choose for your clients.
Date:              Tuesday, March 10
Time:              10:00 – 12:00
Cost:                $10, Attendees receive a $10 certificate
Location:         Armstrong McCall South Austin, 3100 S. Lamar, Austin, TX  78704, 512-444-6777
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Seriously… Beth!  Live!  For $35!  Come on now…

Feb 09

Arlington Show & Rusk Hands On Class

Our spring/summer show this year is in Arlington and is (YIKES!) right around the corner:  May 3-4.  The tickets are at their absolute lowest price of $44.95 until end TOMORROW!!!  Get your tickets TODAY and save.  Plus, Rusk has just added a rare Hands On event at the show for ONLY $49.00 more (price includes mannequin).

Why Arlington?   The city has long been home to the Texas Rangers Ballpark and now also hosts the state-of-the-art Cowboys Stadium, complete with 60-yard HD scoreboard. Visitors looking for other adventures will also find the original Six Flags and Hurricane Harbor, plenty of lively nightlife and a world-class aquatic center. Arlington boasts plenty of culture, too, with museums, galleries and vibrant theater.

Why plan vacations around your business events?  A beautiful tax deduction!  Make your business work for you!

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Feb 06

Discover a Rare Luxury – Marula Oil

Announcing our latest new product line:  Marula Oil!  For centuries, African women have revered the restorative benefits of Marula oil — now their secret for radiant, glowing skin is yours. Extracted with painstaking precision, this rare “miracle” oil is cold pressed from wild harvested and individually selected Marula nuts to produce an omega-rich oil with exceptional moisturizing and healing properties.


Our oil is the purest and highest quality possible, with 50% MORE PROTECTIVE ANTIOXIDANTS THAN ARGAN OIL. A high concentration of nutrients and oleic acids help hydrate, repair and moisturize hair at the deepest levels.


  • 80% MORE SHINE

MarulaOil uses TIME-RELEASE TECHNOLOGY to nourish and hydrate hair throughout the day. Whereas other oils would simply rinse away, MARULASPHERES bond to hair like a magnet and deliver fresh bursts of marula oil every time you touch, style or brush your hair.


Introducing luxury hair care that harnesses the power of RARE, NATURAL MARULA OIL. Wild-harvested in Africa, the oil is COLD-PRESSED to preserve its superior quality and nutrients.


Feb 04

OPI Hawaii Collection

These polishes are HOT!  And they launch TODAY!

Come and get’em!  

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Feb 02

TDLR Scam Alert! Please be aware!

Texas salons and stylists:  Please be aware that there is a con artist in our area imposing as a TDLR employee who is trying to scare you out of money.  This is a scam!  Please see the notice from TDLR below:

SCAM ALERT! Several TDLR cosmetology licensees across the state notified us that they received a phone call from a con artist impersonating a TDLR employee. The caller demanded payment for an alleged violation or risk having their license cancelled and possibly face jail time. Unfortunately, some victims gave the scam artist their credit card information over the phone.

“The Department will never ask anyone to pay a penalty or fine without first sending a Notice of Alleged Violation by certified mail. We will then discuss penalty payment options with the person, but only if they call us first. And, we will never seek to jail anyone for not paying a penalty or fine,” states Tony Couvillon, Lead Legal Assistant in TDLR’s Enforcement division.

TDLR reminds all cosmetology and barbering licensees that if a violation is found during an inspection a copy of the TDLR Proof of Inspection form will be left with the shop owner by the TDLR inspector. The form describes the violations noted during the inspection and contains information on the next step you should take to resolve the matter.

TDLR asks cosmetologists or barbers who receive a suspicious phone call from someone claiming to work for TDLR to call the Customer Service division at 800-803-9209. Also, contact the Office of the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection division at 512-463-2185.



Dec 07

Biggest Sale of the YEAR! Monday… Monday… THIS MONDAY!

Join us for Champagne, caviar and AMAZING savings at our Santa Sale… this Monday!  We are trying to get rid of all our overages for inventory at the end of the year, which is just in time for the holidays.  We have great deals for you, your business and your holiday list.  Plus items to give as client favors!  And remember, this sale is only at our South Lamar location.  We can’t wait to see you!

For a complete list of items, click here:  2014 Sant Day Sale Flier

And for those of you who are anxiously awaiting the opening of our South Park Meadows location, well, you will have to wait just two more days.  We will be opening on Tuesday, Dec. 9th.  

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