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Take Your Beauty Routine Back to School With Our Favorite Salon Services

Posted by: Cole's Salon

Even if the days of school books, homework and Homecoming games are long behind you, it’s fun to pretend you’re going back to school again, at least in your beauty routine. Ready for a refresh? The Fall 2019 semester is now in session at Cole’s Salon, and we promise there won’t be a pop quiz. 

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Ask the Beauty Expert: In What Order Should I Apply my Skincare Products?

Posted by: Kate Moore

In what order am I supposed to be applying my skincare products? Our beauty expert Kate shares her step-by-step guide, along with skincare product suggestions and why they’re important to incorporate into your skincare routine.

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3 of Our Favorite Beauty Tools to Get You Back-to-School Ready

Posted by: Cole's Salon

The beginning of August means back-to-school shopping! Whether you’ll be hitting the books this fall or dropping your kiddos off at school, we’re here to help you get back-to-school ready. We’ve rounded up our favorite styling tools and beauty must-haves that’ll help you start off the school year with an A+ beauty routine.

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How To Get (And Protect!) Your Best Summer Skin

Posted by: Tracy Workman

As Minnesotans, we love our summers. We spend as much time as possible outside—which is great for our souls, but not so great for our skin. With all the sun and swimming, it’s important to use products and services that combat sun damage, and others that simply help you cool off and feel good! Here, we’ve rounded up our favorite warm-weather remedies for your skin-kissed skin. 

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Survive Summer in Style: Our Ultimate Guide to Summertime Beauty

Posted by: Cole's Salon

Summer is here—and it’s HOT. If you want to make this season a breeze and feel your best from July through mid-September, we’ve compiled a few of our favorite hot-day beauty hacks—from heatless hairstyles to melt-proof makeup—to get you through the dog days of summer.

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Get Frizz-Free This Summer with the New Brazilian Blowout Express

Posted by: Rachel Sanchez

Smooth frizz-free hair in just 60 minutes that lasts 4 weeks? Yes, it’s possible! Learn more about our newest service at Cole’s Salon—the Brazilian Blowout Express—on the blog.

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Polishing Our Skills at the Premiere Orlando Beauty Show

Posted by: Sarah Burns

Last month, our lead nail techs from all Cole’s Salon locations attended the Premiere Orlando Beauty Show in Orlando, Florida—the largest beauty industry trade show in the country that brings together all things professional beauty under one roof at the Orange County Convention Center. Get a recap on the blog.

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Mastering Makeup Techniques with Cole’s Salon Makeup Lessons

Posted by: Elizabeth Dittman

Want to learn fail-proof techniques and products that will help make your mornings faster and easier? With a makeup lesson service at Cole’s Salon (and some practice, of course)—you can accomplish all of those things! Elizabeth walks us through what our makeup lessons are all about, what to expect during your appointment, and why you should give it a try!

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Ask the Beauty Expert: How Do I Get the Best Brows Ever?

Posted by: Kate Moore

Nothing transforms a face like the shape of your eyebrows, which is why it’s important to give your arches the right kind of attention they deserve. So today, we’re talking brows! Keep reading for your crash course in the do’s and don’ts of getting the best brows ever.

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Curl Talk: Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Natural Kinks and Coils Poppin’

Posted by: Cole's Salon

With great curls come great responsibility. We love the texture, volume, and body they offer, but in order for your curls to look flawless, you’re gonna need some high-quality products in your regimen. If you’re not sure where to start, we’ve got the tips and tricks you need to know to make your curls look their most gorgeous.

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Changing Your Beauty Routine: How, Why and When

Posted by: Arin Pedersen

We get it—having a reliable beauty routine can be comforting and beneficial in many ways, but it doesn’t always last forever. There are many benefits to switching up the products you’re using—here are a few reasons why your products might need a jump start or change.

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New Skills (and Sun-Kissed Tresses) Courtesy of Sunlights Balayage Training

Posted by: Jen Strean

Last month, approximately 50 Cole’s stylists attended an amazing training by Sunlights Balayage for all-things hair painting. Get Jen and Brooke’s key takeaways on the blog.

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Ask the Beauty Expert: How Do I Get My Curls to Stay?

Posted by: Kate Moore

It’s a problem anyone with naturally straight hair can relate to: curls that fall halfway through the day (or sooner). We get this complaint from guests all the time. Why bother spending so much time achieving the perfect curl if they’re just going to disappear hours later? Kate explains on the blog.

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A Breath of Fresh Skin: Why You Deserve an Oxygen Treatment ASAP

Posted by: Elizabeth Dittman

Our oxygen treatment at Cole’s Salon was specially crafted to replenish the skin’s oxygen  levels and give it a more youthful appearance. Who doesn’t want that? Let’s walk through what our oxygen treatment is, what to expect during your appointment, and why you should give it a try!

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The Ultimate Guide to a Beauty-ful Summer Holiday Weekend

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No matter what your summer weekend plans are—whether you’re heading to the cabin or taking a staycation in your own backyard—you can look your most Instagrammable without hauling every single one of your beauty essentials along with you. Here are some tips to help you look the part while staying as relaxed as possible throughout the holiday weekend.

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Connecting and Recharging at the Intercoiffure Spring Atelier

Posted by: Heather Ehresman

A handful of Cole’s Salon team members headed to Las Vegas last month to connect, learn and share at the Intercoiffure Spring Atelier. On the blog, Heather from our Corporate Team shares her takeaways.

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Making Waves with Bumble and bumble Education

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Last week, a group of our designers had the opportunity to expand their styling skills through Bumble and bumble’s Bb. University Marcel Waves Class. With the help of our instructor James, we explored the techniques, products and tools needed to create iconic Marcel waves—the intricately lacquered style that Lady Edith on Downton wears so well.

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How to Get Bouncy, Summer Curls at Home

Posted by: Shayna Mellor

Voluminous, bouncy curls are the easiest way to glam up your look. Not  blessed with ’em naturally? It’s super simple to get those waves on your own. Here is Shayna’s hassle-free routine using a ghd curling wand—plus tips and tricks.

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Updos 101: Everything You Need to Know for Prom, Weddings and More

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It’s officially updo season, which means prom and weddings are on everyone’s mind. You’ve got the dress, you’ve got the shoes, you’ve got the accessories…but do you know what you’re doing with your hair? That’s where we come in! No matter your preference, your ideal style can be achieved in a few simple steps—read more to learn how.

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Get Summer-Ready with This New IMAGE Skincare Mani/Pedi

Posted by: Linnaea Renner

Manicures are one of the easiest ways to pamper yourself. They’re affordable, quick, and a great way to try out trendy looks without the commitment. And after this winter—your hands are surely in need of some extra TLC. Here’s everything you need to know to get your hands and feet in tip-top shape—just in time for summer.

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