In Balayage, there are dark pieces left on the bottom to create dimension and a more natural look. This technique looks like natural sun-kissed highlights throughout the hair. The transition is more natural and it is less maintenance than an ombre.
The cap method of applying highlights involves the use of a special perforated cap that is placed over the head. Strands of hair are pulled through the perforations with the use of a hook implement. Hair lightener is then applied to the pulled-through strands, usually with the use of a squeeze applicator.
Ecaille is a freehand color technique similar to balayage or freehand painting. The difference is that instead of just using a lightener, we are using different colors to create a beautiful blend effect on the hair. Colorists look at the natural movement of the hair to accentuate it.
Flamboyage Hair Color Technique. It is a combination of ombre and balayage, where transparent adhesive strip is used to color the hair and there is different techniques to achieve soft peek-a-boo highlights.
Frosted tips refer to a men's hairstyle in which the hair is cut short and formed into short spikes with hair gel or hair spray. The hair is bleached such that the tips of each spike will be pale blond, usually in contrast to the rest of the man's head.
An extremely permanent, but natural, plant-based hair color. It is reddish-brown in color. It does not use developer, and will not damage your hair, but will be very hard to remove later if you change your mind.
Lowlights are created by using color with foils, caps, or painted on to darken specific pieces and create dimension. Generally low lights will be 2-3 levels darker than your basecolor and slightly warmer. This can be used for a more natural look or create accents within the hair.
Ombré is a popular look defined by hair that is dark at the root, and blends into a lighter and lighter shade as it gets to the ends. To achieve this stark dark-to-light dip-dyed look, a stylist will use the balayage or hair painting technique.
Ombré is a popular look defined by hair that is dark at the root, and blends into a lighter and lighter shade as it gets to the ends. Sombre is a softer version of ombre. To achieve this stark dark-to-light dip-dyed look, a stylist will use the balayage or hair painting technique.
Toning is when the colour is added. "Your final colour comes from the toning process. You can go anywhere with a toner. On blondes, cooler toner makes the colour more silvery and warmer toner makes it more coppery. Toning is the most important part of the colour process.
A braid (also referred to as a plait) is a complex structure or pattern formed by interlacing three or more strands of flexible material such as textile yarns, wire, or hair. Compared with the process of weaving, which usually involves two separate, perpendicular groups of strands (warp and weft), a braid is usually long and narrow, with each component strand functionally equivalent in zigzagging forward through the overlapping mass of the others. The most simple and common hair braid is a flat, solid, three-stranded structure. More complex braids can be constructed from an arbitrary number of strands to create a wider range of structures. Some more complex braids are fishtail braid, five-stranded braid, rope braid, French braid and waterfall braid.
This stye is achieved when all your hair is braided up and extensions are placed over your own hair. Different types of weaves including sewing, fusion, interlocking, bonding and going from strand to strand. Great for adding length to the hair.
When all of your natural hair is braided down completely, weaves are sewn on from ear to ear, and a closure is sewn along the hairline. Since full weaves completely cover a wearer's natural hair, a full sew-in is often used as a protective style.
Textured hair is where strands create shape, like curves, spirals, zig zags or waves; hair is kinky, coily, curly or wavy. Knowing your hair's texture means you can treat it correctly for its type and re-set your expectations of what can be achieved with it.
Also referred to as men's bangs, this hairstyle is created when hair lies over the forehead whether it be flat or voluminous, contrary to a lot of modern styles.This style works on curly, wavy and straight hair.
Body wave perms help to give volume to hair. They’re generally suited for people with thin or flat hair and the curls will be larger on women with hair that is naturally quite straight. It produces loose curls and a gentle wave which is great for adding volume and a bit of life to dull hair. It’s great for shoulder length hair or longer and suits people with square faces as it tends to soften facial features.
Brazilian hair straightening treatments are meant to mostly or partially eliminate hair frizz and straighten curls and waves. They can be performed on all types of hair, whether natural or chemically treated.
The cellophane hair treatment is also known as a semi permanent coloring service. ... Instead, with the help of the glossing agents, cellophane adds color and shine to your hair.Cellophane is able to fill and also plump the hair shafts in the process and thereby, seals the layer of the cuticle of the hair
A combination of conditioning and washing, this is a technique many women with curly hair opt for in the shower.This method helps you cleanse your hair, perserve natural oils and is gentler on the scalp.
A digital perm is a perm that uses hot rods with the temperature regulated by a machine with a digital display, hence the name. The process is otherwise similar to that of a traditional perm. The name "digital perm" is copyrighted by a Japanese company, Paimore Co. Hairstylists usually call it a "hot perm."
Lasio Keratin Treatments are water-based spray-on formulas that contain the lowest levels of formaldehyde on the market. ... Our keratin treatments deposit keratin, along with gentle conditioners, into the hair cuticles which are then sealed to lock in moisture and produce a natural shine.
Mutunami L.P.P. Deep Conditioning Hair Treatment is made up essential amino acids, fatty acids, highly enriched peptides and proteins that provide strength, moisture and protection. The conditioner surrounds the hair shaft, mending and stabilizing hair that has been damaged by chemical processes.
A multi-textured perm is created by using two different sized styling rods which means the curls end up varying sizes throughout your hair. This is thought to look more natural and the uniform and defined curls you would get otherwise. Best for long hair and not necessarily short.
Olaplex is a hair repair treatment that's getting heaps of buzz in the hair community, especially with people who have damaged hair from excessive bleach. It's available in a couple of forms – Olaplex can be mixed in with colouring products to minimise damage, or used as a separate treatment.
Partial perms involve perming only the bottom half of your hair whilst leaving the whole top art of the hair straight giving hair a subtle wave and a lot of volume. This is one of the most manageable perms and will suit anyone trying out perms for the first time. T
This treatment involves pins and curls. The style created is tight curls however you do have some control over size as you can choose the appropriate curler size to be used. The one drawback to pin curl perms are that they tend not to last as long as other perms, especially if your hair is quite long. This is best done on medium or short hair.
This curling method is done with special, long rods which are set at a vertical angle.The end result is extremely tight, cascading curls or ringlets. They look like tightly wound spirals or corkscrews. Of course, how tight the curls are depends on the size of the perm rod and the various chemicals used.
Also reffered to as spot perms, this treatment is done by focusing on curling specific section of hair. This is generally done to achieve a specific style. With plain curl perms, you can choose to either have tight or loose curls. The result tends to be natural looking waves depending on where you choose to have permed.
Hair steaming is beneficial as the heat aids in hydrating dry hair leaving your parched tresses happy. The moist heat also encourages blood flow to circulate, promoting hair growth too! The steam lifts the hair cuticle allowing your treatments to penetrate deeply into the hair shaft helping to heal damaged hair.
Extra curls and exra volume! You can get them in a variety of curl styles but as a rule they tend to use quite tight curls to create extra volume. Plus, there tends to be lots of small curls opposed to a few loose big ones which adds even more volume.
Bio Sculpture Gel is a one-step system that strengthens and promotes the growth of natural nails. It is applied onto a natural nail, tip or gel extension.Bio Sculpture Gel cures under a UV light, leaving the nail strong but flexible with a natural glossy or high shine finish.
The use of heated, smooth, smooth and flat stones (usually Basalt) as a form of therapy. The beauticians hold these stones in their hands whilst massaging the clients feet.The heat from the rocks relaxes muscles and stimulates pressure points in your feet.
Your hands or feet will be dipped several times quickly into a small tub of heated paraffin wax. The paraffin is often scented with soothing essential oils. The wax will trap the heat against your skin as it hardens, opening the pores.
Silk wrap nails are exactly what they are called: a silk fabric is wrapped around the nail to make the nail more durable and nailglue is put all over it to hold it in place before the nails are being filed and painted. The main advantage for me is that after my nailswere weak, the silk wraps gave them length
SNS is for healthy nails, unlike gel or acrylic. SNS are much thinner, light weight, easy to do and most importantly, helps your clients' nails grow out stronger and healthier by adding 5 different kinds of Vitamins and Calcium
A rich mask infused with Pure 24K Gold and Colloidal Gold to help improve the appearance of firmness and impart an opulent glow. The 24krt Gold Facial assist in firm, lift, brighten and calm the appearance of skin.
An acne chemical peel is performed by applying a chemical solution to the skin. The solution causes the skin to blister and peel over a period of several days. As the treated skin comes off, fresh new skin replaces it.
A form of natural beauty treatment. This scientific massage style rejuvenates, revitalizes skin, makes it healthy and radiant. Ayurvedic facial massage makes use of herbal product and extracts as well as pure essential oils.
BioActive Peel is powerful technique to improve the quality, texture and tone of the skin with none of the damage chemical peels can cause. BioActive woks via a layering technique. The strength and depth are controlled by your trained professional skin therapist based on the number of layers and the amount of time the product is left on the skin.
Brow extension are created by building on your natural shape to create fuller, thicker brows that have perfect definition and last for approximately 2 weeks. It is similar to lash extensions; Synthetic hair fibres are attached to your natural brow hair and/or skin by a brow technician who will carefully fill in any noticeable gaps.
Eyebrow tinting gives definition to fair-haired or over-plucked brows. Performed in certified salons, even the smallest strands and the skin beneath the brows are dyed to make them visible and help frame the face.
A chemical peel is a technique used to improve facial blemishes and wrinkles. Chemical peels are intended to remove the outermost layers of the skin. This involves the application of a caustic chemical and especially an acid (such as alpha hydroxy acid) to the skin.
Rich in antioxidants, chocolate helps reverse the signs of ageing.This Chocolate facial gives you instant Skin Brightening and Naturally Glow , It moisturizes your skin, protects the sun damage and tightens by maintaining the collagen production.
This deeply purifying and cleansing treatment that removes impurities from skin, helping with acne and deep skin congestion. The combination of scientifically advanced products and techniques is designed to micro-exfoliate, re-hydrate and refresh, leaving your skin looking and feeling radiant. This effective treatment targets specific areas of concern using unique skin care techniques that ensure effective results.
The Elleebana Lash Lift is a semi permanent treatment, that enhances your natural lashes, making them appear fuller and longer. Elleebana Lash Lift technicians use a unique lift technique combing a lifting lotion and silicone rods or pads to lift your natural lashes, making them look longer and fuller.
An eyelash perm is a cosmetics procedure to flip up eyelashes. An eyelash perm is a semi-permanent beauty treatment that is designed to curl natural lashes upwards. Thanks to the optical illusion of upward lashes, your eyes will look bigger as a result!
Face bleaching cream contains chemical substances, which hinder the producing of melanin in our skin. Melanocytes incapable to produce melanin, it leads to lighter and even colored pores and skin tone.
A full face waxing service consists of hair being removed from your eyebrows, lip, cheeks, sideburns, chin and nose. It is a procedure that, when done correctly, can leave your face smooth and free of hair for weeks.
It is the removal of artificial eyelash extensions that are attached to your natural lashes with semi-permanent glue. A salon will remove extensions and it is the safest way to avoid the risk of losing some of your natural lashes in the removal process.
LoLa Brows is a unique salon treatment using semi-permanent colour to achieve three dimensional brows. LoLa Brows can be applied onto existing hair and directly onto the skin. The treatment takes up to 30 minutes with the colour and shape remaining water and smudge proof for weeks. It can be used as an long lasting alternative treatment to tinting. LoLa Brow can also be used along side other brow treatments like threading, HD brows, or Hi brow compact.
Permanent Make-up, also called permanent cosmetics or cosmetic tattooing is a cosmetic technique which employs tattoos (permanent pigmentation of the dermis) as a means of producing designs that resemble makeup, such as eye-lining and other permanent enhancing colors to the skin of the face, lips, and eyelids.
"Aromatherapy massages are best for people who want to have an emotional healing component to their massage. This type of massage can help:
boost your mood
reduce stress and anxiety
reduce symptoms of depression
relieve muscle tension
Aromatherapy massages combine soft, gentle pressure with the use of essential oils. Your massage therapist will usually decide which essential oils to use, but you can let them know if you have a preference. Essential oils are diluted before being applied to the skin.
During the massage, you’ll be given a full-body massage while inhaling essential oils through a diffuser and absorbing them through your skin. Sometimes an aromatherapy massage will only focus on your back, shoulders, and head. You won’t wear any clothing other than underwear, which is optional.
Head, shoulder and back massages soothe away tensions in your upper body, break down knots and improve your flexibility.
It helps relieve headaches by stimulating the nerves on your scalp and the blood circulation within your head. It works to improve circulation, relieve muscle tension, stretch tight ligaments and reduce emotional stress.
A chair massage is best for people who want a quick massage that focuses on your neck, shoulders, and back. A chair massage can also be a way to introduce you to massage if you’ve never had one before.
Chair massage also helps to relieve stress and promote relaxation. This type of massage uses light to medium pressure.
During the massage, you’ll remain fully clothed and sit in a specially designed chair. You’ll straddle the chair so that your chest pushes into the back of the chair, allowing the massage therapist to have access to your back.
Many massage therapists use virgin coconut oil to help their hands glide gently across your skin as it works itself into both skin and muscles. Virgin coconut oil is an excellent choice because of its many healing and moisturizing properties.
A couple’s massage is a massage that you do with your partner, friend, or family member in the same room. It brings all the benefits of a regular massage and sometimes provides you with access to the spa’s hot tubs, saunas, and other facilities. Other treatments such as pedicures, facials, and body scrubs are sometimes offered as part of a package.
You can usually choose which type of massage you’d like to receive, and you and your partner can each get a different type of massage depending on your preference and the offerings at the spa.
Your partner and you will be on tables side-by-side, and you’ll each have your own massage therapist working on your body. You can talk during the massage if you wish.
Is a full body deep tissue massage, not recommended for relaxation. This massage focuses primarily on aligning the deep layers of muscles and connective tissue (called fascia) through kneading and applying slow, intense pressure.
It’s a good option if you have chronic muscle problems, such as soreness, injury, or imbalance. It can help relieve tight muscles, chronic muscle pain, and anxiety.
Just what it sounds like: a relaxing massage for the feet. Unlike reflexology, which specifically aims to target other areas of the body, a traditional foot massage simply aims to provide relaxation to over-worked feet.
Try it if you have a job that requires you to stay on your feet all day.
This type of therapeutic massage is similar to a Swedish massage, only the massage therapist uses heated stones in lieu of or in addition to their hands. Hot stone massage therapy melts away tension, eases muscle stiffness and increases circulation and metabolism. It is best for people who have muscle pain and tension or who simply want to relax.
This type of therapeutic massage is similar to a Swedish massage, only the massage therapist uses heated stones in lieu of or in addition to their hands. It eases muscle tension, improves blood flow, and relieves pain by using heated stones.
Each 1 ½ -hour hot stone massage therapy session promotes deeper muscle relaxation through the placement of smooth, water-heated stones at key points on the body. Hot stone massage may help:
During a hot stone massage, heated stones are placed on different areas around your whole body. Your therapist may hold a stone as they massage different parts of your body using Swedish massage techniques using gentle pressure. Sometimes cold stones are also used.
You don’t wear clothes for hot stone massage unless you’ll feel more comfortable wearing your underwear. You will be covered with a sheet.
The Hydro Massage bed is a convenient, dry, full body massage with the use of pressurized water. Simply lie down in the open design bed, fully clothed, and feel the immediate benefits of the traveling jet system, which delivers an “all sides” body massage.
During a Lymphatic Drainage treatment the therapist uses gentle hand movements in a slow and rhythmic manner with very light pressure. The technique is primarily aimed at moving the skin which stimulates the delicate lymphatic pathways.
Lymphatic Drainage facilitates the natural flow of lymph fluid through the vessels and can reroute the lymph in areas where pathways may be blocked.
Also known as prenatal massage, pregnancy massage is customized to an expectant mother's needs but is most often used to promote relaxation.
Since many pregnant women suffer from lower back pain and swollen ankles especially in the later months, prenatal massage is a relatively safe, drug-free way to provide relief.
Massage therapists who have received specialized training and are certified in prenatal massage know how to position and support the woman's body during the massage, modify techniques, and avoid certain areas and techniques during pregnancy.
Most will have a special table that allows the woman to rest comfortably and safely during the massage. Ideally, you should seek out a practitioner who is experienced and licensed in prenatal massage.
A scalp massage is ahead massage designed to relax the mind and encourage circulation. Many times, tension is felt within the head and neck, so scalp massages can be very much effective as a stress reducer. Warm oil is massaged throughout the scalp, working to relax tight muscles in the temple and neck regions
Shiatsu massage is best for people who want to feel relaxed and relieve stress, pain, and tension.
It’s a Japanese type of massage that:
- promotes emotional and physical calm and relaxation
- helps to relieve stress, anxiety, and depression
- may relieve headache
- reduces muscle tension
Shiatsu massage works the whole body, but your therapist may focus on areas of your body that need extra attention.
During the massage, your therapist will use their hands, palms, and thumbs to massage certain points of your body. Pulsing or rhythmic pressure is used. You can be fully clothed during this massage.
Shiatsu massages typically last for 60–90 minutes.
Swedish massage is a gentle type of full-body massage that’s ideal for people who are new to massage, have a lot of tension, are sensitive to touch. It can help release muscle knots, and it’s also a good choice for when you want to fully relax during a massage.
The massage therapist will use a combination of:
kneading, long, flowing strokes in the direction of the heart, deep circular motions, vibration and tapping and passive joint movement techniques.
Usually a Swedish massage will last for 60–90 minutes."
Thai massage is best for people who want a more active form of massage and want to reduce and relieve pain and stress. It can also help improve:
- energy levels
Thai massage works the entire body using a sequence of movements that are similar to yogic stretching. Your therapist will use their palms and fingers to apply firm pressure to your body. You’ll also be stretched and twisted into various positions. You can wear loose, comfortable clothing during the massage.