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?



  • 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



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:   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!



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

Aquage Art of Building your Business Flyer



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


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.



Jul 07

5 Minute Highlights ~ Tone on Tone ~ 2 Levels of Lift ~ Done on dry hair

Summer highlights in 5 minutes?  Yes, please!  Framesi has launched a revolutionary highlighting product, Framesi B Shimmer.

5 MINUTE HIGHLIGHTS, Start to Finish:

  • Up to 2 levels of lift… on TONE!
  • Instant add-on service during styling
  • Flat iron activated, no rinse, out the door!
  • Adds dimension and incredible shine during styling
  • Use on natural or colored hair
  • For all stylist, regardless of color brand used
  • 22 applications per bottle

We’ve tried it.  Its super easy.  Effective.  Tone on tone… get your hands on it TODAY!

Jun 27

World’s Fair Hair Show – Ticket Price increasing July 1

The World’s Fair of Cosmetics Arts and Sciences is in Austin this year!

Early Bird Price:  $50 ends at the end of June!

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There is no better way to see everything related to your industry in two days!  And the ticket price is only $50 from now through the end of June!!!  Can’t visit a store before June 30?  Call to pay for your tickets at 512-444-6777.  We are here to help you!

Please don’t miss this opportunity!

  • Top Industry Artists
  • Color classes
  • Barbering classes
  • Nail classes
  • Waxing classes
  • Business classes
  • Social media classes
  • It’s a 10 Swag Bag worth $90
  • Connect Lounge – a meet and greet for platform artists photo ops, etc.
  • Many, many many more reasons to attend… visit



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



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