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Refreshing and Resetting Summer Skin into the Fall

Posted by: Wesleigh Dichter

The end of summer is upon us and the estheticians at Cole’s Salon are starting our conversations with clients about taking care of their skin as we head into the fall. Whether you are looking to stay on top of hydration, prep for treatments, or recover from the harsh sun, most skin requires some TLC […]

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The Ultimate Haircut Glossary: Haircut Terms 101

Posted by: Cole's Salon

You know the feeling: You’ve booked a hair appointment and have an idea of what you want, but when you sit down in the stylist’s chair, you’re unable to communicate the exact cut you’re envisioning. Maybe you saw it on a celebrity or in a magazine, but you’re not sure of the correct terminology to […]

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An Expert Guide to Aging Skin

Posted by: Tracy Workman

We can’t stay young forever, but we can definitely look younger than our age by using a few ingredients that slow down the hands of time. Here are a few of my favorite anti-aging ingredients to look for, and a few products at Cole’s Salon and Spa that you can use to make your skin […]

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Hair and Beauty Trends We’re Excited About This Fall

Posted by: Cole's Salon

We’ve still got a few more weeks of summer, but if you’re anything like us, you can’t help but think of all things fall once August rolls around. Blame it on the back to school rollout at Target and all your favorite stores, who replace shorts and swimsuits with sweaters and jeans. If you’re ready […]

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Get More Volume and/or Longer Length Instantly with easihair pro Extensions

Posted by: Kaylyn Stewart

This blog is a part of our August series observing National Hair Loss Awareness Month I begin all of my consultations with “what are we doing today?” Most often, women start by telling me how they want more volume, think their hair is too thin, they wish their hair was longer, and/or they don’t like […]

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Meet Revive – Transformative Tape-in for Hair Loss

Posted by: Julie Norstedt

More than 58 million Americans face hair loss each year. It is normal for hair loss to meet us at many of life’s changes. There are a lot of options to support thinning hair if you notice your usual style is falling flat, but sometimes our clients are looking for a transformative change. If you […]

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Grow More, Healthier Hair with Hush & Hush’s Clinically-Proven System

Posted by: Cole's Salon

Many people are surprised to hear that over 50% of women will experience hair loss at some point in their lives. It is totally normal and often arrives with stress, hormone changes, or new medications. If you’re looking to support your hair through life’s changes, DeeplyRooted is a great option! The DeeplyRooted Hair System offers […]

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Which Hair Protectants Are Right For You?

Posted by: Sena Appert

Protective hair products are all the rage in 2022, and we’re fielding our guests’ daily questions about which products will help them avoid heat styling and environmental damage. In this third installment in our “which products are right for you” series, Designer Sena Appert walks us through a proactive styling routine from beginning to end.

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Low-Key Summer Beauty Tips

Posted by: Cole's Salon

Summer only lasts so long — especially in Minnesota! Sunny days are meant for patio hopping, cabin trips, ice cream runs and maximum enjoyment, not fussing with your hair in a humid bathroom or sweating off a full face of makeup. While we love nothing more than a full glam moment, there’s something about summer that […]

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Lake Hair Don’t Care

Posted by: Stella Johnson

We all know summer is the best time of the year to spend up at the lake or outside with friends and family. If you’re in a pinch and don’t have time to wash and style your hair, don’t worry!

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Which Shampoo and Conditioner Combo is Right for You?

Posted by: Kelsey Bohlig

Those of us who want to invest in our hair and beauty routines know that it’s an experiment, and there are bound to be a few flops in any experiment. That’s why we try to tell you as much as possible about our personal experiences with the products we love and sell so that you can make informed decisions about what you buy and use.

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Sunshine, Sunglasses and SPF — Hello, Summer!

Posted by: Carlee Dather

Summer is here and we all know the importance of SPF for long days at the lake. But sometimes we forget that wearing SPF is important every day of the year, even if you aren’t planning on spending the day outside.

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7 Reasons We’re All About Short Hair This Summer

Posted by: Cole's Salon

Photo credit: karlihellam Short hair and summertime go together like sunny days and ice cream. Remember when you were a kid and your mom would bring you in for your summer chop? She was onto something! When the temperature hits the 90s and the humidity feels thick and heavy, nothing feels fresher than a cropped […]

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Which IMAGE Skincare Serum is Right For You?

Posted by: Wesleigh Dichter

​​It’s no news that we at Cole’s Salon love IMAGE Skincare. They have amazing products, bring us amazing results, and keep our skin healthy and aging gracefully. But when it comes down to figuring out which line and product works best for you, the multiple shelves of stocked pretty boxes can be daunting.  In any […]

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Bobbing with Bumble

Posted by: Abbie Dittman

The first session—”Art of the Bad Bob”—focused on a modern take on the traditional bob, creating a style that allows for optimal grow-out while maintaining this classic style. The second session—“Art of Short Hair”—focused on short cuts that work best with the client’s lifestyle, personality, and styling preference. 

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Recognizing Some of Our Shiniest Stars

Posted by: Jennifer Perry

Twenty years ago, Doug Cole introduced us to Joel Suzuki and his Star Throwers program, a training method that lives on in Cole’s Salon still today.

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A Cut Above the Rest: Cutting Council’s Protégé Program

Posted by: Maddie Enright

Maddie, an Advanced Designer at our Apple Valley salon, is finishing up her time with the Intercoiffure’s Cutting Council Protégé Program, and she’s telling us all about it on the blog.

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The Best Ways to Treat Mom (or Yourself!) on Mother’s Day

Posted by: Cole's Salon

No matter what kind of mom you have, help her find peace, tranquility and beauty with the signature TLC you can only find at Cole’s. Here are a few of our favorite ways to treat your mom, sister, grandma or group chat.

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It’s All About Family at Cole’s Salon

Posted by: Julie Norstedt

This story is a particular point of pride for us because it speaks to the heart of who we are; a place where talented beauty professionals can both launch and sustain a career, and a place where it’s so good to work, you might even support your own daughters joining the team. 

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Get Ready for Your Big Spring Events

Posted by: Cole's Salon

Everything you need to look your best for prom, weddings, bachelorette parties, and more! Plus, we give you all the reasons why you should splurge on spring.

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