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Hair Trend We Love: Ombre!

You've probably heard the term ombre being thrown around in reference to hair and been wondering what that is exactly. The ombre look is the melding of color from darker at the roots to lighter on the ends of the hair. The effect can be used to be a subtle change creating what look like naturally sun-lightened locks, to a more dramatic effect from a dark brunette to blonde ends. Many celebrities have tried variations on the ombre....

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UNITE Product Cocktail for a GREAT Blowout

Today we're talking about one of our favorite product combos, Unite's Creamy Paste and Blow&Set lotion. Here is a little about each product.   Blow & Set Lotion: The Blow&Set lotion is a lightweight sculpting lotion that is great for all hair types and will add weightless moisture, shine, and volume to the hair.  Run about a quarter sized amount (double that if you have longer/thicker hair) through your hair from scalp to ends while the hair is...

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Cat Eyes For Dummies

Hi readers! Jane and Mollie here to show you how to do a simple day to night eye makeup transition! For this look all we used was the Teddy Bear eyeshadow palette by Clinique and M.A.C fluidline eyeliner in black track. From left to right, in the first photo Mollie just put concealer over her eye lid to create a smooth surface for the shadow to stick to and to insure that the shadow and liner won't smudge...

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Pinup Salon Loyalty Rewards

Happy Memorial Day! I'm sure most of you have taken advantage of the many Memorial Day sales happening this weekend, but do you know how you can save money year round on every visit you make to Pinup Salon? We have a fabulous loyalty rewards program that we offer for free to all of our clients. This program is our way of giving back to the clients who support us through repeat visits, new client referrals, use...

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Never learned how to use hairspray? You’re not alone!

With prom and wedding season upon us here at Pinup, I wanted to talk a little about our Pravana Super Shape Hairspray! If you are anything like I used to be, the idea of using hairspray day to day sounds ridiculous. My past experiences with hairspray always ended up in helmet hair, so the idea that you could still have soft flexible styles with the use of hairspray sounded foreign to me! The keys to success with...

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Shellac Manicures Now Available at Pinup Salon!

Love having pretty polished nails but hate how fast they chip? Well say goodbye to your everyday polish and hello to Shellac! I’m sure by now you’ve heard the buzz about Shellac, but for those who aren’t quite in the know yet, here’s the deal: Shellac is a new polish that goes on the same way as regular polish, but it wears like gel nails. It’s as gentle as regular polish for your nails, removal takes just...

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Thanking Seattle’s Bravest and Finest

Service men don't get thanked nearly often enough for all they do to keep us safe and secure, so as a token of our appreciation, for the entire month of May, we are giving away free men's cuts to any active or retired firefighters, police, EMT's, paramedics, military and other service men. To redeem this offer, please call either of our salon locations and mention this blog post. We are open by appointment only, 7...

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Pravana Perfection Smoothout – The Frizz Solution

Being a hairstylist opens a lot of doors that would normally be locked to most, but battling frizz is a door I've never been able to keep unlocked for long. When I say long, what I mean is until the moment my hair gets wet, whether it be from showering or from the daily drizzle we know here in Seattle as rain! You can imagine my ongoing frustration, especially if you dislike your frizz as...

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Mollies Wants You To Try Her Styling Tricks At Home!

Do you have long hair and some serious hair envy of celebrities with their long cascading curls? Well you can look that fabulous day-to-day as well! Here are the essential tools you will need: * Round Brush. The size of the round brush will differ with your preference. If you have hair shoulder length or longer and want large soft curls I suggest getting a brush about 1 ½ inches in diameter. The bigger the brush...

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Get the Long, Full, Luxurious Hair You’ve Always Wanted!

Pinup Salon is thrilled to have added keratin bonded hair extensions to our already robust menu of services. We are even more thrilled to have on our team the talented and experienced Lindsey Brown, who is a certified specialist for both Hair Dreams and Great Lengths brand extensions, the highest quality hair available  on the market today. Come see Lindsey for a free consultation to discuss how she can help you get the hair you've always wanted! Hair...

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Wedding Season In Full Effect

Wow, you wouldn't know it from the fact that we only JUST started to see the sunshine this past week, but the summer wedding season is already in the height of its planning stages. Brides are getting prepared for the biggest days of their lives; hiring caterers, booking venues, securing photographers and mailing out save the date cards. One of the most stressful thoughts for many brides about the big day is figuring out how to...

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