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.

Moroccanoil Hairspray, Buy 1 Get 1 Free

Today only, purchase 1 Moroccanoil hairspray and get another FREE! In honor of customer appreciation week we are promoting specials and events for your favorite products.

Whether you prefer the medium or strong hold finish from Moroccanoil you can get 2 for the price of 1 today only. Limit 2 purchases per person.

Don’t forget all of our products are 10% off all week long! Can’t make it in this week? Call and purchase over the phone. 920-339-1111

Here’s a sneak peak of our other Customer Appreciation specials:

On Thursday come to Happy Hour at the Beauty Bar. From 4:00-7:30 enjoy wine, cheese, and a preview of the Jane Iredale Spring Collection. All Jane Iredale orders will be 15% off.

Stop in and purchase $50 of Dermalogica products on Friday and receive a free gift with purchase valued at $89. This gift includes travel sizes of age reversal eye complex, overnight serum repair, and super rich repair.

Saturday is our second BOGO of the week. Buy an Aveda Phomolliant and receive the full size refill for FREE. Limit one purchase per guest.     .

 Don’t forget, Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13–just around the corner! Gift baskets of products and Haven gift certificates are sure to make any mom  smile from ear to ear. To purchase a gift certificate stop in, give us a call, or order online at any time.

Now through May 27 vote for Haven on the CW 14′s hot list contest under the sexiest looks category. You can vote one time per day and by voting you will be entered in a drawing to win an Ipad 2. Click here to vote!

We appreciate you choosing Haven as your place for beauty and relaxation.

The Chignon Bun you Can Do Yourself

After attending Advanced Styling with Jon Reyman at the Aveda Institute of Milwaukee Haven stylist Lindsey Grawitch came back to share that she had learned two handfuls of awesome new techniques.

We are so excited that Lindsey was fortunate to be trained under Jon Reyman, Artistic Director to the Aveda Academy New York, because he is a hair rockstar. Having designed shows in New York, Miami, London, Seoul, and Toyko some of Reyman’s celebrity clients include Caroline Herra, Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Lauren and Perry Ellis. Reyman has also been featured in Vogue, GQ, Cosmopolitan, and Harper’s Bazaar. With a resume like this there is no denying how great the styles will be that Reyman teaches.After the class, Lindsey told us, “this class was inspiring and it was an honor to work with someone so knowledgeable and influential in the industry.”

We are thrilled that as prom and wedding season is arriving we have so many trendy, fashion forward styles to wow our guests with.

There are two myths about special occasion styles we disagree with: 1) they don’t have to be the usual curls that are pinned up, 2) they are not just for special occasions.

One of Lindsey’s favorite styles from the class is a chignon bun. Lindsey tells why this look is great, “the bun is versatile, working in all hair types, and it’s extremely simple to do.” It combines the classic elegance that a bride is looking for with the hot trends of 2012. Better yet, you can do it yourself!

Watch as Lindsey shows how easy this chignon bun is and then reveals how its perfect for a wedding, prom, a night out, or just a day at the beach.

Need to set up an appointment to have a professional style? Would you like to pick up products so you can re-create these looks at home? Stop in or give us a call (920)339-1111.

Cover up Un-washed Hair with an Easy Do

Bumble and bumble stylist Q. Ellis-Lee created an easy do-it-yourself look for Refinery29.com, Bb says it’s perfect for the summer days you spend at music festivals. Whether you haven’t washed your hair for a few days or you just want it off your neck, this is a simple style that will keep your hair washing secrets while making you look glam.

Follow these simple steps that Refinery29.com‘s Megan McIntyre created after Q taught the trend:

Photographed by Guang Xu

Start off by emulsifying a dime-sized amount of Bumble and bumble Color-Minded Styling Balm in your hands, then run it through your strands. Q says that by coating your hands in the balm, you’ll get the most even coverage. The balm has UV protection in it, so it will help protect your mane from the sun, as well as adding a small amount of hold and shine. It also keeps your hair moisturized, so it’s not all dry and full of flyaways.

Once your hair has been properly “balmed,” use your fingers to create a slightly messy, deep side-part. You want to lift and “scoop” your hair at the root as you pull it back to help create a bit of extra volume.

Starting on the side of your

head that has the most hair,

begin rolling your hair in towards your head, gathering in more as you go. When you get to your ear, place a pin downwards into the roll to help secure. You want your roll to be volumized and a bit loose, but not falling out, so if you have thick strands you might need to use more than one.

Continue rolling until you get to the nape of your neck, then place another pin at the end of the roll. Repeat on the opposite side.

Gather the two loose sections of hair at the back of your

head into a ponytail and secure with a hair bungee. You can use an elastic, but Q says he prefers using the bungee as it is easier to position and wrap.

Take your ponytail and twist it until it bends upwards into a roll.

Continue rolling up until all the hair is in this loose chignon, then pin the ends of your hair at the base of the neck to hide them and anchor the style.

To add a little bit of festival flair, take a fresh flower and trim the stem so it is about an inch or two long. Take a bobby pin and attach it to the flower, then push the pin into your hair at the base of the chignon.

Try this look at home or ask your Haven stylist to style your hair using the summer look from Bb. stylist Q. Visit Haven to pick up any Bumble and bumble products you need.

The Many Uses of Moroccanoil

If you asked us our favorite product it would be hard to choose; however, we couldn’t deny that we LOVE the Moroccanoil Treatment.

Why do we love the Moroccanoil Treatment so much?

  • All hair types can use it (yes, even those with fine and light-colored hair!)
  • It’s versatile, use it on damp or dry hair
  • It adds shine while also promoting healthy hair
  • It’s residue-free so it can be used as a conditioning, styling, and finishing tool.

Moroccanoil says it best:

Moroccanoil Treatment transforms hair so completely because it’s a formula that brings back lost proteins for strength; fatty acids, omega-3 oils and vitamins for shine; and antioxidants for protection. It absorbs instantly to fill gaps in hair made by heat, styling and environmental damage. Hair goes from brittle and broken to strong adn flexible. From rough and frizzy to brilliantly shiny, smooth and manageable–the perfect starting point for effortless styling.

To use this product apply a dime size amount to towel dried hair working from mid-length to ends. After the hair is dry the Moroccanoil Treatment can be used to tame fly-aways and further condition dry ends.

Insider tip: Use Moroccanoil on just-shaved legs to restore moisture and make them shine!

We love Moroccanoil and we’re sure that you will too! Pick up your bottle of Moroccanoil treatment from Haven and ask your stylist to use the product on your hair during your next visit.

Trained to Tease

Do you work hard to give your hair a little extra volume but it just doesn’t stick?

Master stylist at Haven, Liza Thibodeau offers her tips to train your hair that its okay to be teased.

Start off using a tail comb and Bb hair powder. The hair powder comes in a variety of colors to match your hair shade. Pick up a section of hair no wider than the end of the tail comb. Shake the hair powder, spray at root (holding can 3″ away), then tease with comb. Repeat for a few sections, lay hair flat and gently smooth over the top. Finish with the Morocanoil Strong Hold Aerosol.

The hair powder is stronger than regular hair spray and is made to tease! If you want volume that lasts all day (or night!) pick up a can of Bb hair powder and get teasing!

Get Spring Break Ready

Need a break? Ready for Spring? Thank goodness it’s spring break season!

Whether you are gearing up for a trip south or to one of the great indoor water parks close to home, you don’t want to be caught in your bikini without having prepared.

No one wants to deal with the hassle of bringing a razor on vacation with them, or taking the time to shave. Alas, you need a wax.

Our skin therapists are highly trained in all waxes including leg, arm, underarm, bikini, and *brazilian.

All hair that  is being waxed is recommended to have grown for two weeks and be the length of about a piece of rice. Once waxed, hair is typically removed for about two weeks and then slowly begins to regrow.

If you are gearing up for spring break and want smooth legs sans razor call Haven to schedule your wax appointment today. (920)339-1111

*Megan White is the only skin therapist that specializes in brazilian waxes.

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!