Summer means hotter temperatures, a change in wardrobe, and more time spent outside. Knowing this, it’s important to adjust your routine to stave off the (few) negatives that come with this season.
For years, the importance of applying sunscreen has been recommended by physicians and beauty experts, and we must agree! There’s many hassle free ways to make sure you’re covered: sunscreen in your makeup or moisturizer, applied underneath lip balm, and spray on versions help alleviate the hassle. But, if you slip up and forget, there’s ways to …
2. Chill Out.
Ouch! Whether to ease a burn or beat the heat, there are plenty of beauty products to help you cool down quickly. These sprays and body bars won’t break the bank, so it’s easy to keep these must-have items on hand!
3. Switch It & Scrub It Up.
Your skin tone and texture changes with the season, so make sure to update your foundations and the like. Mattifying powders and blotting sheets help minimize touch ups that can clog your pores further, beyond that “summer sheen” you worked up during your fro yo date. Exfoliation is also key to keeping texture even on your face. Doing so before a spray tan also keeps tans lasting longer. Pumice stones and foot files are also a foot saver, in between your pedicures.
4. Hydrate To Dominate!
Needless to say, it’s imperative to properly hydrate year round but especially so in the summer. Not only does your skin benefit, but sipping on some H20 ensures that you are keeping your body healthy and prepared to combat rising temps.
Do you have some summer tips that you swear by? We wanna know!
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From elegant to casual, wedding inspirations run the style gamut. This season, curls are bigger and softer. The boho look is in full force as well, so we will see these influences on the red carpet and down the aisle.
Does thought of flower crowns and perfectly imperfect ‘dos conjure the perfect bridal look? Well, we are here to help get your wedding wheels turning. Scroll down for more inspiration:
Want even more bridal hairstyles? Follow our Bridal Beauties board on Pinterest to scope what inspires us!
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Gwen Stefani’s collaboration with OPI will be available in our retail boutique, tomorrow. Start fresh in 2014 with a polish designed by one of our generation’s most innovative fashionistas.
We are loving these tips, tricks, and apps this month. Take a few minutes to prepare for winter, help your skin when you lack sleep, and further your career with a new app!
1. Austin Springs has been carrying the Skin Ceuticals line for some time now, and we are excited to see the Retexturing Activator featured in this article on how best to prepare for & combat winter skin.// 2. Are you one of the million Americans who doesn’t catch enough zzzs? These pro tips will help alleviate puffy eyes, dull skin, and more!// 3. This new app (it just debuted yesterday!) allows you to enter your education, work experience, contact info, and Levo League will help you put it all together. The easy updating capabilities allow you to tweak to your heart’s delight.// 4. Do you love Pomegranates? Great news for you, this antioxidant-packed fruit is in season during the fall/winter months (September-February), so make sure to stock up.
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‘Tis the season for pedicures, but lest we not forget about the fun a good manicure can provide.
Creative nail design is more popular than ever, and with an array of possibilities, collaborating with one of our nail technicians can produce a wearable work of art!
Clockwise from top left: 1) Gel Color “Black Onyx,” “Alpine Snow,” “Louvre Me, Louvre Me Not” and “Lights Of Emerald City” Nails by Elizabeth 2) Gel Color “Black Onyx,” “Golden Eye,” “When Monkeys Fly,” and “Which is Witch” Nails by Brittany 3) OPI Gel glitter coat with Eye Kandy Nails by Frances 4) Gel Color “Cajun Shrimp”, “Alpine Snow,” “Black Onyx,” and “Which Is Witch” Nails by Danielle.
How fun are these designs? What’s great is that you can work with regular or gel OPI polish as a base. We have nail technicians available Monday-Saturday, 9am-9pm. They look forward to working with you soon!