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Freshen Up for Fall

Posted by: Cole's Salon

Despite these unique times, you may be yearning for a good old fashioned fall beauty refresh. That’s where we come in! We’re here to help you find a fall look you love even if you’ve been busy playing amateur stylist from home. 

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Introducing: Oribe Renewal Remedies Service

Posted by: Liz Youngman

So here we are, back to the swing of things since we’ve been able to open our doors again to our amazing guests. But tell me—how is your hair feeling after that 3-month hiatus? Probably not the greatest. Luckily, Oribe has just launched a new in-salon treatment line that will wash all those worries away!

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Products for the Perfect Summer Hair

Posted by: Alyssa Markstrom

We’re in the middle of the hottest, most humid time of year, so we’re share some products, tips and tricks to keep your hair smooth and sleek this summer. Click through for our best products that won’t let summertime heat mess with your good hair day.

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Easy Tips to Solve COVID-19 Beauty Dilemmas

Posted by: Cole's Salon

While we’re following the rules and working together to kick the virus to the curb, our beauty routines may be suffering just a bit. Here are a few of our favorite tips for irritated skin, dry hands and more. 

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Beauty in the Time of COVID-19

Posted by: Cole's Salon

While things have changed, our incredible, caring service and skill hasn’t, and we promise that at the end of your appointment, you’ll feel rejuvenated, relaxed and refreshed, almost as though you haven’t spent the last few months stuck at home playing teacher, daycare, in-home chef and star employee. We’re so excited to have you back in our chairs, and we know that together, we can get through this difficult and ever-changing time.

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Which Beauty Services to Try and Which to Skip While Salons Are Closed

Posted by: Cole's Salon

you may have the itch to play hairstylist, colorist or esthetician yourself, so we’re here to tell you which services and treatments are totally fine to do on your own at home – and even encouraged! – and which ones you should absolutely, under no circumstances attempt without your Cole’s stylist or esthetician.

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Self-Care Tips from Your Friends at Cole’s

Posted by: Cole's Salon

It’s an intense time for all of us. Between navigating uncertainty about the future, protecting our health, temporarily homeschooling kids—it’s a lot for anyone to navigate. In that spirit, we’re sharing a few self-care tips that you can DIY. Although Cole’s is closed through the end of the month, we’re still here! We collected some amazing ideas from our team members that you can do from the comfort of your own home, until the salon is open again.

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The Skincare Products You Need in Your 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s

Posted by: Stephanie Murphy

Been using the same skincare products for the last decade or more? Your skin probably needs a change! Like any relationship, it’s all about timing. Here are some ideal product routines for your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and beyond.

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Skincare that Corrects, Protects and Rejuvenates: Our Favorite New IMAGE Products

Posted by: Izzy Williams

Last month, we hosted our friends at IMAGE Skincare for the 2020 IMAGE Skincare Worldwide Launch Party, where our skincare professionals got an exclusive sneak peek at brand new IMAGE products. On the blog, Izzy is sharing all of her favorite new (and improved!) IMAGE products she’s loving. She think you’ll love them, too!

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Mastering Balayage with the Balay Lama

Posted by: Ali Moat

Last summer, Ali and Maddie entered a balayage contest at Cole’s Salon … and won for the best balayage hair painting techniques! For the grand prize, they got a trip to Atlanta to learn from and observe Candy Shaw—aka The Balay Lama. On the blog, they’re sharing a few takeaways from their time with Candy.

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Our Favorite Styles, Snips and Shades for Spring

Posted by: Cole's Salon

Spring is just around the corner! We’re also excited to change up our look, because spring is all about renewal, rebirth, and rejuvenation. Where better to get your spring vibes on than in a chair at Cole’s? These hair colors, styles and looks we love will have you ready to spring forward.

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Everything You Need to Know About Hair Extensions

Posted by: Kelly Rutt

Changing up your hair game to a fuller, longer, more voluminous style is fun, and hair extensions provide one of the best—and most non-committal—ways to achieve a major hair makeover. Keep reading to learn who hair extensions are best for, how they work, what different options there are, and more!  

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Your Spring Break Beauty Prep Guide

Posted by: Mandy Schultz

It’s time to kick that cabin fever and jet off somewhere—preferably warm—for spring break! But before you skip town this winter, here’s how to effortlessly look and feel your best on vacation.

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6 Easy Fixes for Winter Hair

Posted by: Alyssa Markstrom

We live in Minnesota, so we’re all likely a little too familiar with the effects that dry and cold winter air conditions can have on our hair. Here are the most hydrating hair masques and deep conditioners that will leave even the thirstiest strands infused with moisture.

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Top 10 Beauty Bag Essentials

Posted by: Heather Berg

As an esthetician, one of the questions Heather Berg get asked the most often is: “What products do you use in your daily beauty routine?” Well, here goes: Each of these 10 beauty products has a special place in her heart and a permanent spot in her makeup bag.

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Show Yourself Some Love for Valentine’s Day

Posted by: Cole's Salon

We’re all about being our own Valentine, whether we’re single or coupled up, and we have a few never-fail ways to treat yourself to a little TLC and R&R on February 14. Buy yourself flowers, give yourself the gift of a good hair day, pucker up with a new lipstick, and book a spa day!

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Ask the Beauty Expert: How Do I Get My Brows to Behave?

Posted by: Kate Moore

Big, natural eyebrows are definitely in—there’s no denying that. But when you’re blessed with *extra* full brows that have a mind of their own, how do you get them to behave and stay down? That is this month’s “Ask the Beauty Expert” question! 
Click through to read the two things you can do.

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Five New Beauty Products to Try in 2020

Posted by: Alyssa Markstrom

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is a little more self-care, what better way to treat yourself than with new beauty products that make you feel good…and look good?! At Cole’s Salon, we have a number of new product lines from our favorite beauty brands that we’re loving—from new organic skincare to luxury scalp treatments.

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Make 2020 Your Healthiest Year Yet with Hush & Hush

Posted by: Arin Pedersen

Are you looking to make 2020 your healthiest year yet? As a Retail and Service Advisor at our Eagan Station salon, Arin Pederson loves working with our guests to help them feel healthier and more confident, from the inside out! And with Hush & Hush—the first line of luxury nutraceuticals that we’ve ever carried in the salon—she has new go-to recommendations for guests.

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Three Reasons Why You Should Treat Your Feet (And Hands!) This Winter

Posted by: Sarah Burns

Spring break beach vacays are on the horizon, yes, but mani-pedis are more than just a beautification treat. There are actual health benefits to them! Here are three reasons why you should treat your feet (and hands) this winter.

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