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Get Back-to-School Ready at Cole’s Salon

Posted by: Allison Arlt

Put your best face forward this year with these back-to-school beauty essentials. On the blog, Allison shares how to kick off the school year right—at home, away at school, and at the salon—so you can sit back and enjoy the rest of your summer vacay.

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Wedding Day Beauty Made Easy

Posted by: Cole's Salon

You got engaged. Congratulations! We’re so excited for you, and we know you’ve probably got a lot on your mind about your wedding, whether it’s coming up soon or in a year or two. Is your beauty routine one of the pressing concerns? If so, we’re here to help. On the blog, we’re sharing our step-by-step bridal beauty guide to create the look you want for your big day.

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Hair Sculpting and Styling with Oribe Global Ambassador James Pecis

Posted by: Cole's Salon

Oribe Global Ambassador James Pecis visited our salon for a few days to teach us some new styling tricks, help us master our fave Oribe products, and most importantly—had us falling in love with what we do all over again. Click through for takeaways from Cole’s team members.

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Helping Celebrities Get Red Carpet-Ready at the Starkey Hearing Foundation Gala

Posted by: Danielle Rabe

What does it sound like to change a life? For the last six years, Danielle from our Savage salon has been fortunate enough to hear about and experience the life-changing work of the Starkey Hearing Foundation by volunteering at its annual So the World Can Hear Gala—helping staff, sponsors and celebrity guests get red carpet-ready for one of Minnesota’s biggest nights of the year.

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Ask the Beauty Expert: Fighting Frizz, Wearing Sunscreen & Keeping Makeup in Place

Posted by: Kate Moore

We’re excited to introduce a new series called Ask the Beauty Expert, where our resident beauty and product expert Kate at Cole’s Salon Burnsville takes your most challenging beauty questions and gives you all the answers.

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The Best Minnesota Summer Activities—With a Bit of Beauty to Match!

Posted by: Cole's Salon

Celebrate Minnesota summer with your fave activities—and a Cole’s Salon salon service or beauty product to match! We break it all down on the blog.

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Mastering Men’s Cuts With Celeb Groomer John Mosley

Posted by: Liz Youngman

Did you Cole’s Salon has been specializing in men’s haircutting for more than 30 years? That’s why we were thrilled to have John Mosley, celebrity barber and world-class educator, visit us for some men’s grooming education last month. Check out Liz’s takeaways on the blog.

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10 Ways to Fight Frizzy Hair This Summer

Posted by: Arin Pedersen

That time of year is here. The air is heavy and damp and your hair has a mind of its own when it comes to poofy, frizzy hair! Good news: Arin from Eagan Station a solid game plan to keep your hair smooth and sleek this summer.

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Cole’s Salon Named a Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace

Posted by: Doug Cole

Cole’s Salon has been named a StarTribune Top 150 Workplace! On the blog, our founder Doug Cole reflects on the award and shares gratitude for our wonderful staff, guests, and community.

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Learning How to Create Joy at the Intercoiffure Spring Atelier

Posted by: Heather Ehresman

Heather Ehresman recently attended the Intercoiffure Spring Atelier—one of the industry’s most prestigious and professional events to inspire, motivate and learn from each other. And while the Spring Atelier focused on all the hot beauty trends and techniques to bring back to Minnesota, some of her biggest takeaways had to do with what’s on the inside—personal growth and happiness.

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Get the Celeb Looks You Love at the Salon AND at Home with These Tips and Tricks

Posted by: Cole's Salon

Here are a few of our favorite Hollywood trends—and tips on getting the looks you love at the salon and at home.

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Three Favorite Cuts and Products for Father’s Day

Posted by: Liz Youngman

If you’re wondering what to get your dad and/or dad-like figure for Father’s Day, I think a trip to the salon is the *perfect* gift. And if they need a little help once they arrive, here are some of my favorite looks and products for all those fetching fellas in our lives!

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Hair & Soul Revival with easihair

Posted by: Julie Norstedt

Did you know you can apply hair extensions not just to add length and volume to the full head, but also just to the sides where many women have thinning strands? easihairpro extensions can do the trick—Julie from our Burnsville salon shares how.

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How to Get the Perfect Brow: Expert Tips and Tricks

Posted by: Allison Arlt

There’s no denying it—brows are in. A gorgeously full, defined pair of eyebrows are practically a beauty requirement these days. So how you get that perfect #browsonfleek look? Here are some quick and easy eyebrow hacks that will change your beauty game.

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Creating Career Highlights with Industry Icon Sonya Dove

Posted by: Amanda Cade

Last month, industry icon and Wella Education Global Ambassador Sonya Dove visited Cole’s Salon for two days of learning and prepping for the #TrendVisionUSA contest. On the blog, Cole’s Salon Savage Advanced Designer and Wella Portfolio Educator Amanda shares a recap of her time with Sonya and her biggest takeaways.

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How to Wear Bright Colors in Your Beauty Routine

Posted by: Cole's Salon

Ready to embrace some bright and happy colors now that it’s almost summer? Go for it with our expert tips—on the blog.

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Top 10 Things I’ve Learned in the Beauty Industry

Posted by: Heather Ehresman

When you’ve worked in the beauty industry for 20+ years, you learn a thing or two…or 10. On the blog, Cole’s Salon Corporate Team Member Heather Ehresman shares what she’s learned in her two decades working at a salon—boiled down to one lovely list.

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Going Back to the 80s for the Spring Intercoiffure Nouveau Contest

Posted by: Jenna Buck

Jenna from Cole’s Salon Burnsville shares the latest retro design trend to make a comeback and how she incorporated the style into her submission for the Spring Intercoiffure Nouveau Cutting, Color and Texture Contest.

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Say Goodbye to Winter with These Spring Beauty Rituals

Posted by: Cole's Salon

Ready for spring? It’ll be here before we know it! Treat yourself to one (or two!) of our favorite spring beauty rituals and services—on the blog.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Non-Wash Hair Days

Posted by: Arin Pedersen

One secret to a great head of hair (for some!) is not washing it (as much!). On the blog, Arin from Cole’s Salon Eagan Station shares how she gets the most out of her wash and non-wash days to live her best (hair) life.

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