|Posted by Sarah Barnett on August 6, 2017 at 3:25 AM||comments (2)|
I know its only August but before we know it Autumn will be here.
The top trends coming for this Autumn / Winter include
1. Bold statments nails - designs include gold chrome nails, black pointed nails, nude nails, nails with pressed flowers and pearls
2. Metallic make up especially silver on the eyes
3. Massive 60's lashes are back for top and bottom lids
4. Strong statment eyes with 2 bold colours
5. Bold boyish styled eyebrows - time to let them gr...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Sarah Barnett on April 20, 2017 at 4:25 AM||comments (0)|
Sometimes after waxing clients my say a few days later they have something like a scab or burn mark on their eyebrow. The natural reaction is it is something we did or our wax was too hot. We take great care to keep our wax at the right temperature and ensure problems dont arise by testing on our wrist.
We completely understand why you would think it was us. The truth is that often the problem can be caused by the products the client uses at home. Many skin care products today contain ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Sarah Barnett on April 20, 2017 at 4:10 AM||comments (3)|
Finding a good waxing salon
How clean is the waxing station?
Does the therapist re use the spatula time and after time? We call this double dipping. This will spread bacteria from client to client and I am pleased to say this is something we do not do.
If your really struggling with the pain - the therapist might not be very experienced. There should only be a very slight sting which will quickly pass in a second. If you find you leave...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Sarah Barnett on April 14, 2017 at 3:25 AM||comments (0)|
Our Entity acrylic dip and buff is proving to be a massive hit. We have just ordered another 10 colours as we love it so much. Its so hard wearing and feels so thin but strong at the same time.
Sidney is now able to do them in 35 minutes. The rest of the girls are still getting to grips with it but we definitely love this product. At last something that lasts longer than gel without the smell. It doesnt contain monomer so that is why it doesnt smell. Perfect for our little salon.&...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Sarah Barnett on April 9, 2017 at 2:45 AM||comments (0)|
We are so excited to introduce Dip and Buff acrylic. I have never liked acrylic due to the smell and what I have seen damage to clients nails. This is different. It doesnt smell! It so easy to do and its much more hard wearing than acrylics. You simply apply the base coat then dip the nails in the acrylic powder. Then do this 1 or 2 more times and keep applying the different clear coats and voile perfect nails. No need to file the nail a simple buff will do. Its so easy to apply and its so st...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Sarah Barnett on March 19, 2017 at 4:10 AM||comments (0)|
Getting ready for your wedding
Here at Diva we are experts in helping you get ready towards your big day. Your beauty routine should start months ahead.
The first thing we recommend is start looking at your diet. Your diet has a massive impact on your skin. Even if you are lucky enough to be naturally slim you should still try and eat more healthy. Include lots of vegetables and fruit to give you the vitamins your body requires. Get into the habit of drinking at least 8 glasses o...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Sarah Barnett on March 11, 2017 at 11:40 AM||comments (0)|
Hayfever and lash extensions
Did you know that your immune system is weakened when you have hayfever? We rely on our immune system to protect us from the environment, its our defence system. An allergy occurs when the immune system reacts to pollen as if it were an enemy to the body. In response to this the immune system produces antibodies that trigger the release of a chemical called histamine which causes the symptons of hayfever.
This can result in you becoming s...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Sarah Barnett on March 11, 2017 at 3:05 AM||comments (0)|
Im so excited we have a lovely lady joining our team. Please welcome Rebecca who has just finished beauty training after passing her NVQ. Rebecca will be working on our nail desk and helping out on reception. Its so hard to find the right people but really feel like Rebecca has loads of potential and I love training and helping so this should be a fantastic start to her new beauty career in Poole.
Here is her price list
Gel polish nails with cuticle work £17
Gel polish ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Sarah Barnett on March 5, 2017 at 5:15 AM||comments (0)|
What makes us attracted to one person more than someone else?
Looking good and taking care of yourself can have a massive impact on your life. Most people are fickle and we do get judged on looks.
When you look at someones face the first thing you notice is their eyebrows. Even if your make up is perfect your eyebrows can ruin the whole look if they are not groomed. Its a fact that even babies will stare more at a symmetrical face than an unsymmetrical face. Its in our...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Sarah Barnett on March 4, 2017 at 11:55 AM||comments (0)|
We have so much going on at the salon. I love this time of the year we plan ahead and all book training courses. Alongside this we are helping our latest employee Chantelle. She is learning all about different nail designs. We are helping her with her techniques and training her in lash lift, brow shape and tint and spray tanning. Although she is already qualified the team are always on hand with our own ideas and ways of doing things. We are so lucky that we all get on so well and want to he...Read Full Post »