Smooth Days Ahead: Fighting Frizz

While poverty and world peace are the top of everyone’s concern lists, frizzy hair comes in at #7 on the list of global hair concerns. If you’re fighting frizz day after day you’re not alone. Aveda has created a family of products to combat your hair woes. Haven carries the tools you need to keep your hair smooth and offers a service that will leave your hair smooth for two days.

This June, purchase any Smooth Infusion duo at Haven and receive a complimentary Blow Out service.

The Smooth Infusion products are complete with shampoo and conditioner. Check out why the style products are the solution to your daily hair struggle.

Smooth Infusion Style Prep:

  • Preps hair for ultimate smoothness
  • Makes smooth styling faster and easier
  • Defends against humidity for up to 12 hours

Smooth Infusion Glossing Straightener

  • Protects hair during heat styling
  • Delivers lasting hold and shine
  • Defends against humidity for up to 12 hours

Choose the finishing product that compliments the Smooth Infusion line the best, Control Force Hairspray.

  • Locks out frizz with a 24 hour humidity defense
  • Provides all day brushable hold with memory
  • Has a net-zero impact on Earth’s climate

You don’t have to go at frizzy hair alone, use the Smooth Infusion style products and the Control Force hairspray to keep the humidity out and keep the smooth days ahead.

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All in the Family

Do you have a favorite Aveda product? Whether this product gives you shine, curl, volume,  or heat and sun protection it works to provide your desired style.

You can maximize the way your favorite product amps up your hair by using the entire family instead of just an individual product.

Most Aveda products are created in families, or lines of product, that work best when they are used together.

These products have been designed to give you perfect hair after product collaboration. Here are a few of our favorite Aveda families:

For smooth, shiny hair try the Smooth Infusion Family.

  • Cleanse/Condition: Smooth infusion shampoo and conditioner
  • Foundation: Smooth infusion style-prep smoother
  • Structure: Smooth infusion glossing straightener

For curly, frizz-free hair try the Be Curly Family.

  • Cleanse/Condition: Be curly shampoo and conditioner
  • Foundation: Be curly style prep
  • Structure: Be curly curl enhancer

For hair with body and volume try the Pure Abundance Family.

  • Cleanse/Condition: Pure abundance volumizing shampoo and conditioner
  • Foundation: Pure Abundance style prep (new!)
  • Texture: Pure abundance hair potion

To protect and preserve your hair color try the Color Conserve Family.

  • Cleanse/Condition: Color conserve shampoo and conditioner
  • Weekly treatment: Color conserve strengthening treatment
  • Foundation: Color conserve daily color protect

To restore moisture and repair damaged hair try the Damage Remedy Family.

  • Cleanse/Condition: Damage remedy restructuring shampoo and conditioner
  • Weekly treatment: Damage remedy intensive restructuring treatment
  • Foundation: Damage remedy daily hair repair

Ask your Haven stylist to recommend the Aveda family that will work best for your hair or stop in and pick up the rest of the pieces you need to make a happy family!

Don’t Skimp on your Scalp

We always talk about how important it is to keep your hair healthy and strong–because it is! But, its equally important to treat your scalp right too.

Show your scalp a little love with these products recommended by Haven stylists.

Scalp Benefits shampoo and conditioner from Aveda. This duo helps give you your healthiest hair by creating a balanced foundation. It’s ability to cleanse, nourish, and balance the scalp makes this shampoo/conditioner combo perfect for any hair type. 

Scalp Remedy from Aveda works to treat the irritated scalp and eliminate flaking. The active ingredient in this product is salicylic acid and works to treat dandruff once it is on the scalp. For best results pair with Scalp Benefits shampoo and conditioner.

Tonic shampoo from Bumble and bumblecontains the perfect combination of tea tree oil, peppermint, rosemary, and lemongrass to stimulate and cleanse the scalp creating more body and shine. This product activates and then soothes the scalp.

Pick up any of these scalp-smart products at Haven today! Your healthy head of hair will thank you.

Light the Way: Celebrating Earth Month with Aveda

April is Earth Month and Haven is joining Aveda’s initiative to help those in our community Look Good, Do Good, Feel Good.

Celebrating Earth Month is important because of the thousands of lives that are touched:

  • $16 million raised for clean water in 5 years
  • 3,000 women trained in community environmental management
  • 26,000 people benefit from wells and water infrastructure
  • hundreds of other clean-water related projects      source: Aveda.com

Click Here to Watch this video from Aveda to be inspired by EarthMontH2012

How can you get involved? Purchase a Light the Way candle for only $12. 100% of the sales helps to provide clean water. One candle will provide 6 months of clean water to someone.

There are other ways to do your part. Remember that when we live in an eco-conscious way we are protecting the Earth and saving valuable resources. Purchasing 1 litre of shampoo is equivalent to the amount you would get from 4 bottles, except when purchasing the litre you only pay for the price of 3 (you get 1 bottle free!) and 36% less plastic is used.

Do you want to get involved? Purchase a Light the Way candle and spread the message: look good, do good, feel good.

Introducing Sarah Olson: Nail Extraordinaire

We are pleased to introduce the newest member of our team, Sarah Olson, licensed manicurist. With Sarah’s bubbly personality and expert skill we know you’ll be pleased you met her too!

Sarah graduated from Martin’s College of Cosmetology in Madison in February of 2007. After working as a nail technician at Sundara Inn and Spa in Wisconsin Dells for three and a half years, a recent move located Sarah in the Green Bay area. We are so happy she found Haven.

After retiring as a massage therapist Sarah knew she wanted to stay in the industry and returned to school to become a nail technician. She found the nail world is much better suited to her personality and passion. Sarah says she loves doing nails because “It gives me a chance to be creative.”  Sarah continues to explain why nails are the perfect fit for her: “Getting your nails done is not just a manicure for my guests, it’s an opportunity to relax while enjoying a good conversation.” Sarah is a people person, she loves coming to an energizing environment every day where she can be social and pamper others.

Sarah’s specialties are pedicures and extended wear manicures. She is trained in a variety of products including Aveda and OPI gelcolor. Along with Sarah’s love for the beauty industry because of it’s ever changing trends, Sarah is a fashionista and stiletto shoe addict. Admitting to owning over 50 pairs, Sarah confesses that she can’t say no to any stiletto from Candies or Steve Madden. Her favorite pair: sassy slingbacks that are pink with rose-gold glitter.

Sarah is excited to be at Haven. Our team based company and positive environment is a great match for her. “Who doesn’t want to come to work everyday eager to see her friends, reconnect with guests, and meet new people? I know I do!” Sarah says.

To schedule a manicure or pedicure with Sarah or any of our other stylists call Haven at (920)339-1111.

Stress-fix

Aveda’s new stress-fix aromaology is exactly what you need if you’re finding that daily stresses are taking over your life. Read what Aveda has to say about their new stress-fix line:

Stress can really take its toll on your physical, emotional and spiritual health. At Aveda, we turn to Ayurveda, a 5,000 year-old healing tradition from India, and western science to find 21st century solutions for the stress we experience every day.  Both teach us that the power of touch, breath and aromaology can be combined to create quick and easy wellness rituals you can do at home to give yourself the mental, physical and emotional break your body needs.

Stress-fixTM body lotion, concentrate and soaking salts are all Ecocert certified organic. Their aroma, infused with French lavender, lavandin and clary sage from organic farms, is clinically proven to relieve feelings of stress.

At Haven we offer 3 stress-fix products: stress-fix body lotion, stress-fix concentrate, and stress-fix soaking salts. The body lotion is perfect for those who type often or have other repetitive hand movements during the day. The concentrate  comes in a portable roller-ball so you can carry it with you and relieve stress at any time of the day. The soaking salts were made for rejuvenating baths. Light an Aveda candle and let the soaking salts get to work!

We also offer a stress-fix body massage, which is clinically proven to reduce feelings of stress. Haven’s Spa Manager, Diana Klevesahl, likes how the techniques used in the stress fix massage allows for deeper work to be done especially in the rotator cuff and spine area. Also, these massage techniques use the pressure point triggers to find relaxation through the head, neck, and face. Diana says,

The combination of the lavender, clary sage, and frankincense aromas soothe the body so  the massage can strip the muscles of stress and leave you feeling fully rejuvenated.

Do you want to experience life stress free? Stop at Haven to pick up the stress-fix products and schedule your stress-fix massage to start your journey towards rejuvenation. We know you’ll be glad you did.

Sleek and Stylish: Backstage with Betsey Johnson

Sometimes less is more. Aveda stylist Jon Reyman agrees and shows off his sleek and minimalist styles for the Betsey Johnson 2012 collection.

Do you want to recreate the look at home? Pick up the three Aveda products that Jon used in the Betsey Johnson looks: smooth infusion style prep, volumizing tonic, and control force. We sell all of them at Haven!

Be our Guest, Get to know Britney

We know that you come to Haven to receive the highest quality service and products in both the salon and spa. Our stylists and technicians are all knowledgeable in the field and ensure that each service is top notch.

But before you even get to see your service provider you are first taken care of by a guest service representative. Each of our guest service representatives are highly qualified and work to make sure we satisfy your every need from the initial moment you call Haven to set an appointment and walk in the door, to the time you leave.

We are so happy to have Britney Lade on our Guest Services team and we hope that you are too! Britney came to Haven in April of 2011 and will soon be graduating from UW Green Bay with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work and a minor in Human Development. Britney’s emphasis is on Child Welfare and she holds an internship with Outagamie County-Social Services. Her passion for helping people is evident with the way she helps each guest she encounters at Haven.

Not only has Britney taken Strategies Guest Services training, she has also taken Aveda product knowledge classes, which helps her to serve our guests at the highest level of quality. Britney loves working at Haven because of the instant gratification she sees from helping our guests. She believes a smile goes a long way.

Besides Haven, school, and her internship, Britney is planning her upcoming wedding to the love of her life Anthony, who she met in the 6th grade. Britney also has a Boston Terrier, Goliath who she loves to spend her time with.

This Starbucks loving Pisces is inspired and motivated to help make the world a more accepting place. For these reasons and more we love Britney, we are sure you will too!

Aveda Lash Abundance

Aveda’s Lash Abundance is the natural way to boost your lashes. This serum will create fuller, thicker, and longer lashes with a twice daily application.

In just eight weeks, the botanically-based formula enhances your lashes to make them more voluminous than ever.

Haven stylist Courtney Wunder has been using Lash Abundance for the last four weeks and already notices a difference. Gearing up for her August wedding, Courtney is hoping to see a dramatic improvement in the quality of her lashes. “I love it because it doesn’t dry my eyes out, they feel the same except my lashes are getting longer and stronger.”

Courtney loves Lash Abundance and we know you will too. Pick your boosting serum up at Haven and love your lashes!

The Aveda Impact

Our mission at Aveda is to care for the world which we live in, from the products we make to the ways in which we give back to society. At Aveda we strive to set an example for environmental leadership and responsibility, not just in the world of beauty, but around the world.

Aveda fulfills their mission through the innovative and conscious ways they continue to produce new products. Since their early relationship with Ayurveda,  Aveda continues to help better the environment and the people that live in the world.

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Aveda’s new product line, Invati, uses organic turmeric from an Indian firm called Nisarga. Benefiting Nisarga because the “partnership with Nisarga is helping them to convert more farmland to organic–which is better for the Earth, the farmers,–all of us.”

Aveda is also the first beauty company in the U.S. to have Gold level certification in the Cradle to Cradle program, meaning they are committed to developing products that can be responsibly sourced, manufactured, used, and then returned to the biosphere. All Aveda packaging has a high level of post-consumer recycled content.

By purchasing Aveda products you are supporting their mission and helping the work they do positively impact people all around the world.

Pick up your Aveda products at Haven and join the positive impact Aveda is making on our world.