Jun 23

Learn about the JOI of Healthy Hair Color – This Monday!

LUMISHINE ~ The JOI of Healthy Hair

This Monday, June 27:  Learn how to get 2x the shine while re-strengthening the hair after just one use!

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Hairstylists across the U.S. voted and it’s now official: Joico LumiShine™ Color is professionals’ favorite new haircolor line!

Joico launched its new color line based on a simple formula: give professional stylists of all levels a color system that was easy to use, plus outperformed and outshined everything else – and Joico delivered! Denis de Souza, celebrity colorist and Joico Spokesperson, who helped launch the color line already throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe says, “The results are truly incredible! The amount of shine we get is unseen before, giving the client exactly what they want – colored hair that feels and looks healthy, because it is!

● Up to 2X shinier hair
● Reduced breakage
● Delivers exceptional color longevity and vibrancy
● 100% gray coverage
● 100% replenished and re-strengthened hair
● Nourishes and protects hair, sealing in moisture, softness and shine for up to 30 shampoos
● Leaves hair 2X softer


Cost:       $30.00                     Time:       11:00 – 2:00



Cost:       $15.00                     Time:       10:00 – 11:00

*CONTINUING EDUCATION*, Course #13184, Provider #1181



Jun 15

Paul Mitchell For Art’s Sake Collection

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“As colorists we’re recognized for what we add.  As haircutters we are recognized for what we remove.  This collection is about using imaginative methods to provoke creativity… For Art’s Sake!”

Join us this Monday for this Paul Mitchell Color XG class.  Click here for the flier:  2016 pm arts sake flier



Cost:       $20.00

Time:       10:00 – 1:00

Jun 07

Two Day Sale ~ This Saturday & Monday!

Killer Two Day Sale this Saturday & Monday, June 11 & 13!

For a complete list, click here:  2016 JUNE ODS COMPLETE FLIER


Some highlights of the items that are at least half off:

  • Purchase the Babyliss Italia Brava Dryer, get the following items FREE:
    • Nano Titanium Dryer ($79 value)
    • Nano 1.25″ Blue Straightening Iron ($129.95 value)
    • Nano 1″ Spring Curling Iron ($44.99 value)
    • Plus brushes, combs and clips
  • Babyliss Travel Dryer Oh La La – 50% OFF!
  • Aquage Sea Extend Silk Oil Foam 2oz – 50% OFF!
  • Aquage Volume Fix Hairspray 2oz – 50% OFF!
  • Aquge Biomega Freeze Baby Hairspray 2oz – 50% OFF!
  • Chi Silk Infusion 2oz – 50% OFF!
  • Biosilk Therapy Lite 2oz – 50% OFF
  • Biosilk Dry Clean Shampoo – 50% OFF!
  • Total Results Rock It Shampoo & Conditioner 10oz – 50% OFF!
  • Nioxin System 1 Conditioner 10oz – WAY OVER 50% OFF!
  • Sexy Hair Rose Elixer (Rose Scented Hair & Body Oil Mist) – 50% OFF!
  • Many, many Schwarzkopf Shampoos, Conditioners and Styling Products – 50% OFF!
  • Many TIGI 25oz Shampoos & Conditioners – 50% OFF!
  • Many American Crew 8oz Shampoos – 50% OFF!


We can’t wait to see you!

Jun 02


Mark your calendars!  Our Two Day THANK YOU Sale Event is next weekend, June 11th & 13th.

Stop by for amazing deals!  Plus, on Monday, we will have representatives from many manufacturers on the floor of both locations to answer any questions you many have, in addition to food and drinks!

Can’t wait to see you there!

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May 11

Class: Balancing Creativity with Profitability – This Monday!

Aquage and Armstrong McCall South Austin presents:

It’s Not Just Shampoo!

Join our Aquage Expert, Regional Manager Kelly Wright, for an interactive, informative and engaging workshop to discover the key steps to growing your business.  Past attendees have raved about this experience!  We have seen independent suite owners increase their profits through retail by close to $10,000 a year through this and other Aquage classes.  Please don’t miss this opportunity!

  • Keeping your “Top 20″
  • Awareness – Client experience
  • Communication – Social media
  • Numbers Count – Balancing Creativity with Profitability
  • Power of Recommendation
  • 3 is Key

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


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MAY 16, Monday

Time:       10:00 – 1:00

Cost:       $25, receive a swag bag worth $30 of Aquage product

* There will be a free product knowledge event from 2:00 – 4:00

**Not for continuing education**


Apr 29

Slickpour ~ New easy & colored nail enhancement pouring system

Now in stock:

Young Nails SlickPour

SlickPour is a colored powder coating system with easy application and unparalleled strength.  This simple to remove product is available in 30 stunning shades.  No one likes a double dipper… pour instead!

Apr 27

Art Screens – Easy customizable nail art! Can you say, “Game changer…?”

This is the coolest thing we have seen in a very long time!  Awesome, chic and EASY nail art is just a stamp away!  Everyone can use it, either boldly or softly, depending on your chosen shade of polish.  Watch the video to see how easy the new Art Screens by Young Nails can transform your nails!


Four Art Screens are available:


2016 yn art screen dreamcatcher

Wonder Wall:

2016 yn art screen wonder wall

Escape Artist:

2016 yn art screen escape artist

Off the Grid:

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Apr 06

Aquage Master Academy ~ Austin, Tx ~ Almost sold out!

The Aquage Master Academy is going to be in Austin for the first time ever, November 13-14! And it is almost sold out, forecast to sell out by the end of April!

This award winning academy will
inspire you…
re-energize you…
re-ignite all the fires that made you want to become a hairdresser!

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity at first-class education right in your backyard!

Contact us TODAY to sign up!  512-444-6777


Trouble viewing video (and it’s worth it…), please click here:  http://www.aquage.com/Academy.aspx

Mar 30

Aquage Award Winning Educational Events – This Monday!

Our annual Aquage Cutting and Special Occasion Hair classes are this Monday, April 4th!  These amazingly complex and beautiful ARIA styles that can each be done in 15 minutes or less:



Discover the exciting, new Spring 2016 collection from Luis Alvarez and the Aquage team.  A fresh, modern take on long hairdressing, each style can be done in 15 minutes or less!  Super-fast, signature techniques allow you to create textural effects with an effortless, editorial feel that keeps these easy updos looking fresh and modern.

Cost:       $25.00                     Time:       10:00 – 1:00


Lala shares the why’s when’s and how to’s of our Aquage Disconnection haircutting techniques and then shows you how you can quickly and easily transform the haircut using our exclusive thermal styling techniques to create random, unstructured textures and forms, perfect for todays’ clients.

Cost:       $25.00                     Time:       2:00 – 5:00

Lala Todorovic, Master Aquage 

Lala Todorovic from Tampa, Florida, possesses the unique ability to create original hair designs that translate easily to the salon, helping stylists hone their skills and become more successful.  As a successful stylist and salon owner, Lala has the experience and insight to communicate on many professional topics from salon promotion, marketing strategies to motivation.  She also appeared on the MTV show “I Want a Famous Face” doing hair and make-up.  Join us and Lala to take your creativity to the next level.


Mar 28

Wella Ecaille Trend Class – Tuesday, Mar. 29

Don’t forget to join us for our Wella Ecaille Trends Class tomorrow!

Nicole Renee Thomas, from Atlanta, Georgia, will be teaching this event.  Nicole has 18+ years experience as a cosmologist and a barber.  Her style of doing hair and educating is COMFORT.  Communication is her most important ingredient, meaning listening as much as speaking.  Her goal is to educate everyone on the healthiest way to achieve the looks that customers are aiming for.  The best way do that is through trust.  And the best way to earn that trust is to hear what someone is actually saying.  Engage in the conversation, show respect and then share your knowledge.


What is ECAILLE?

This season, Wella is introducing their interpretation of the hottest trend in color: Escaille.  A bespoke color service creating a new multitonal, natural look with beautiful placed light & shade accents.  Featuring a color palette inspired by the luscious flow of precious molten metals.  Supple, molded shapes and textures support their luxurious new Ecaille looks.  Discover craftsmanship at the highest level that shows the utmost respect for the most valuable ray material itself:  HAIR.

  • Introduce trend-inspired shade palettes with Koleston Perfect Innosense mineral shades, perfect for Spring/Summer.
  • Delight your clients with innovative color application techniques using Wella’s revolutionary color separator, Color.ID and freehand painting product, Blondor Freelights.

Tuesday, March 29

Time:  10:00 – 1:00          Cost:  $20.00

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