** NEW SERVICE ALERT**
Hello you gorgeous humans, Nadine here, and I'm thrilled to tell you about my latest obsession.I've just completed my full certification in the newest hair colour sensation "BLENDED BLONDE". This is the service all blondes have been dreaming about. A beautifully blended, lived-in, luxury hair colour that's sure to turn heads- this is not your mothers highlights!
When you sit in my chair for a "Full Blended Blonde" service, you will receive a full head of perfectly placed babylights with bright face framing pieces, paying special attention to the hairline for a perfectly seamless ponytail every time (no two-toned business here), gorgeously blended root smudge and custom toning. The service includes olaplex, a moisture treatment & my signature blowout. Option to upgrade to: "Full Blended Blonde w/ Foilayage" for the brightest effect.
Brunette? Don't worry gal pal, this service is for you too! Heard me talk about that expensive brunette we're all striving to achieve? This service suits you as well! This technique and placement can be done on ANY hair colour, it's all about the placement babe!
- FULL BLENDED BLONDE
- PARTIAL BLENDED BLONDE
- BLENDED BLONDE REFRESH
- ADD ON FOILAYAGE
*be sure to book a new client consultation before your first appointment so that we may choose the right service for you. Any questions? Hit me up on instagram!
Read this far?! THANK YOU, I'm just itching to get my hands in some hair and keep creating these killer lewks. The first 4 babes to message me on instagram and book a "FULL BLENDED BLONDE" (with or without foilayage) will receive 20% off their appointment total! WOAH MAMA! I'm booking into October right now, but will be opening up 2 days in the next couple of weeks for this service only. *Hint: you will not be able to find a time for this service before October, so messaging me on instagram is key.
Amazing news SASO babes. We are now carrying Maui Babe sun products!! If you have ever travelled to Hawaii, you have probably seen these magic lotions for sale in the shops (and if you are anything like me brought 5 home in your suitcase!). The Maui Babe Browning Lotions and After Browning Lotion are truly an island secret combo for getting you that gorgeous golden brown fast. We have added four of their amazing products to our Regina, SK Salon Society boutique: Maui Babe Sunscreen (SPF 50 & Reef Safe), Maui Babe Original Browning Lotion, Maui Babe Coconut Oil Browning Lotion, and Maui Babe After Browning Lotion.
Maui Babe Sunscreen SPF 50
Protect your babe skin and our coral reefs with the Amazing Maui Babe Reef Safe Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Sunscreen! This sunscreen is a water-based sunscreen lotion with a soft, tropical scent and a light, non-greasy feel. Maui Babe Sunscreen protects from both the sun’s UVA and UVB rays.
A new and improved formula. FDA approved and coral reef friendly (because we love our planet and the fishies!).
Original Browning Lotion
Amazing Maui Babe Browning Lotion is a tanning accelerant that will naturally give you a deep, dark, and rich tan - eliminating long and endless hours in the sun! The lotion’s formula is safe for a wide range of skin types and derived from a secret family recipe that uses a mix of natural Hawaiian ingredients. Enjoy sunbathing with “A Local Secret.”
Something that we love about the Maui Babe products is that they are designed to work in combination with sunscreen so you can get the tan you want while still protecting your skin with SPF!
Browning Lotion with Coconut Oil
The Maui Babe Browning Lotion with Coconut Oil is an all-natural alternative to their Original Browning Lotion for those of you SASO babes who love a softer coconut scent. It is made from 100% natural ingredients and can be used both outdoors and in tanning beds.
The Browning Lotion with Coconut Oil is highly recommended for those with fair skin and those without a base tan as the formula acts more gradually to slowly build up to a dark, deep, and golden tan. As with their original formula, the Browning Lotion with Coconut Oil is compatible with sunscreen and SPF use is recommended!
After Browning Lotion
Seal in your deep, dark tan and prevent peeling and flaking by using the After Browning Lotion. This amazing after sun lotion aids in healing skin damaged by the sun, salt, and wind. Personally, I believe it is the BEST sunburn remedy around! It is made with all-natural ingredients like macadamia nut oil and aloe vera. It has a lightweight consistency and is great to use all year round to keep your skin smooth, hydrated, and rejuvenated. Enjoy enhancing and healing your tan with this amazing product!
A custom facial, what does that mean? It means that when you come into my room I am giving YOU and YOUR skin the best suited treatment to reach YOUR individual skincare goals. I have an extensive amount of ingredients and products that I carefully curate into a healing treatment to help your skin heal, repair, glow and thrive.
I believe that having a holistic approach to healing is very important – I mean what we put ONTO our body goes INTO our body. Did you know it only takes about 26 seconds for whatever we put onto our skin to be absorbed into our bloodstream? Read that again, I know, WOW (and also EW).
99% of my custom mask creations are edible, organic, eco-friendly, responsibly sourced and Canadian.
You’re not having the same facial and ingredients as the person before you, because your skin is going to need a little different kinda’lovin’ and that’s what I’m here for.
Some call me a hippy, others call me a witch, either way I LOVE brewing up natural healing remedies to best suit you, your skin and aid you on your healing journey to reach those #skincaregoals.
Hey there! We have opened our salon (yay) and you have booked your appointment to get your roots done, but until then... here’s a blog post all about BLOWOUTS. How to maintain your locks, and attempt your blowout at home while waiting for your appointment.
1st step: As soon as I get out of the shower I ring out my hair and brush through a few of my favourite products. Right now I use Olaplex #6 (works great to detangle) and a dime size of Kevin Murphy Young Again Oil on my ends.
2nd step: I always let my hair dry to about 70-80% with the product already combed through to maintain frizz. I put on my makeup, get dressed, eat breakfast and by then it is dry enough to start!
3rd step: Before blow drying, I spray my hair with a heat protectant! I use Kevin Murphy Heated Defense. I section out my hair and clip the rest on top. Don’t hold the blow dryer so that it’s touching the brush, hold it just an inch or two away from your hair.
HOT TIP: I always try to hold my brush so that the handle is pointing forward. For me, it makes things feel less awkward!
4th step: I take the next section of hair and do the same thing. If you can’t do the back, it’s easier to pull your hair all to the front! For the top back section I will pull my section of hair straight up with my brush and blow dry to increase the volume.
5th step: For my bang area I like to blow dry my hair away from my face. Just so that it doesn’t curl completely under and I get a little volume at the root. Finish it off with a light hairspray, my favourite is Kevin Murphy Bedroom Hair.
Practice makes perfect, I promise! It’s a little tricky to figure out how to hold a brush and the blow dryer and make sure your hair isn’t flying everywhere... but find what is comfortable for you and go with that! And if not, we’ll be here to save you. ️
See you very soon, Shanna <3
Heat is easily the most common method of styling hair; from blow drying to flat ironing, curling to crimping- our hair sees it all. If you’ve ever wondered the best ways to protect your hair from the damage that these beautiful styles cause, this blog is for you!
-Invest in quality hot tools! They are worth the money every time, and last much longer than the competitors. Having professional hot tools will help prevent your iron from overheating and causing unnecessary damage.
-Heat protection is everything! Use this in your hair consistently before styling and you will notice a huge difference- salon grade heat protection will cover up to 450° and come in a wide variety of lotions or wet and dry sprays. They are an absolute lifesaver for your hair!
-Avoid the 450° setting! Even with a great heat protectant, don't cook your hair at the same temperature you cook a pizza! For curls trying keeping your iron at 390° and for straightening try 365°.
-Let your style set! When you finish heat styling your hair, leave it be for 10 minutes before brushing and adding your final products. Allowing your hair to cool down in place will make your style hold for days to come.
-Try to avoid using heat daily! Set a hair wash schedule that works for you and try different heatless options of styling on days that you can; for example if you curled your hair on day 1, rock a half pony on day 2, and messy bun or braid on day 3. We tend to over iron the pieces of hair around our face which causes breakage. Making an effort to get more days out of your style will result in much happier hair!
Consistency is key when seeing results in heat styling, but I promise, the little extra steps make a world of difference. Put that heat protectant on, style those beautiful locks, and go through the weak hair whipping like the goddess you are (or you know, put your hair in a messy bun because quarantine, totally your call!).
Counting the days until I can see all your beautiful faces- and of course- play with your hair.
SHOP MY FAVE HEAT STYLING PRODUCTS:
Protect your hair against daily life’s biggest aggressor, heat damage. HEATED.DEFENSE is a weightless and invisible leave-in treatment foam to protect your hair against damage associated with heated and mechanical tools. Providing heat protection up to 450℉ / 232℃, this leave-in foam distributes easily and disappears in all hair types, providing a weightless protective shield.
Rub into damp hair, then style as desired.
PERFECT HAIR DAY HEAT STYLING SPRAY
What it is: A lightweight heat protectant spray that delivers touchable, soft smoothness that lasts up to 48 hours.
Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily
Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick
Key Benefits: Heat Protection, Shine, and Straightening and Smoothing
- Patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA): Smooths hair strands while keeping the hair cleaner, longer.
- Lightweight Emollient Blend: Smooths hair, enhances shine, and makes it easier to brush all while keeping hair touchable and soft.
- Cationic Blend: Controls static by conditioning hair, smoothing the cuticles, and helping smoothness last.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, and mineral oil. This product is also vegan and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: Powered by their patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA), Living Proof has created a new solution for smoothness that protects hair from heat without weighing it down or making it stiff or sticky. This versatile formula can be used on damp or dry hair before blow-drying, flat-ironing, or curling.
FLEX SHAPING HAIRSPRAY
CA$20.00 - CA$36.00
What it is:
A revolution in hairspray designed to be workable, brushable, and touchable as you set, style, and finish damp or dry hair.
What it is formulated to do:
This must-have hairspray provides weightless smoothing and lustrous shine. Flex is powered by a flexible web technology to create a malleable holding network between strands as opposed to the glue-like coating of traditional hairsprays. It’s a lattice of staying power that weaves throughout hair, to bend rather than break for a style that’s workable, brushable, and touchable. A true styling solution for any step in the styling process—never stiff, never heavy. Best yet, it cuts styling time in half and prolongs your look.
What it is formulated WITHOUT:
What else you need to know:
This hairspray is formulated without oils or silicones. Additional product benefits:
- Use on damp or dry hair to set, style, and finish any look
- Creates long-lasting volume, waves, and curls
- Workable, brushable, touchable control
- Heat protection up to 450°
- Superior shine and humidity protection
- No flaking or build-up
Hey there! Ailesh from Salon Society in Regina, SK here. Do you ever sit down to do your nails but cannot for the life of you decide what designs to put on your nails? Finding inspiration for new designs and new creative nail sets can be frustrating sometimes so I've put together a three of my favourite places to look for nail inspiration!
I KNOW WHAT YOU ARE THINKING..... BUT NADINE- YOU ONLY DO NATURAL, LIVED-IN COLOURS!?
I know, I know. But there's just something about this trend that has me feeling hella creative lately! I mean, obviously I've been spending some time on TikTok during lockdown, you know.... like every other human on the planet right now. Quarantine's got us doing crazy things. Something about this trend has caught my eye, it's so fun!
Why I love this trend so much:
- not a huge commitment, you are only lighting a small section of your hair
- when the colour fades you can try multiple different ones
- makes a statement!
I pre-ordered everything I need to make these colour dreams a reality, so if this trend is on your radar- get at me! Let's make some magic.
*INSERT HAPPY DANCE HERE*
Oh hey there! Long time no see. We are so incredibly excited to see you back in the salon! It's no secret that things are going to be different.... but that's OK. We are all in this together. The SASO team is ready to welcome you back into our space with open arms, but no hugs...just yet.
We are so happy to finally get the opportunity to come back to work and be there for all of you. We understand how important your hair appointment is. It's not just a haircut. We know this, probably better than anybody. It's human connection, it's being touched (safely), it's being seen, heard, understood and loved. We've always been here for you, let us be here for you again.
Now, when we all need it more than ever before.
If you've managed to snag a coveted appointment time, lucky you! If you haven't been booked in yet please give us a call at the salon or book online! Online booking will be open as of May 8th at 10:00AM CST.
Things are going to be a little different around here. We wanted to get you prepared for your next appointment as best we can. These polices & procedures will be in effect as long as it's mandated by the government.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS PLEASE DON'T HESITATE TO CONTACT US. WE ARE HERE FOR YOU.
We will still be offering FREE local delivery for all of our boutique items. You can shop online here.
See you soon beautiful humans, your SASO team and the plants miss your faces immensely.
Hi there, welcome to my first blog!
A little background information… Before the Covid pandemic, I was going to school full time Monday to Friday. The closures [of basically everything] turned my face to face learning into at home, online learning, equipped with almost daily zoom meetings. Many of you are working from home with many online meetings as well. We don’t want to look like we just rolled out of bed (even though I probably have) so I thought I would share my quick tips and hopefully you will find them helpful!
I have come up with a very quick and simple routine that helps me feel very polished and natural without being weighed down with a lot of makeup. Staying home is the perfect time to embrace your natural beauty, give your skin a break from a lot of makeup, lashes a break from extensions and hair a break from hot tools.
That being said, let’s get ready for our Zoom meeting!
Step one: Tinted moisturizer, there are many on the market but I suggest DermaRoller CC cream, because it has skincare benefits along with a nice natural coverage. There is no need for heavy foundations when you are sitting around the house. Something that I do, if I feel like I want a little more coverage is: mixing it with a primer before applying. In my palm I mix ⅓ primer to ⅔ CC cream. Then I just rub it on with my hands as if applying a regular moisturizer. Now that I have a nice, even complexion I can move on to my next step.
Step two: Brows, sometimes putting on a tinted moisturizer can cover up your eyebrows. I personally, like a nice bold, dark eyebrow. I just take a Q-tip and dampen one end, just to remove any coverage in the brow left from step one. If you feel brow makeup is needed, just use a little pencil or powder (your eyebrow makeup of choice) to fill in any potential holes in your shape. A clean brow shape will really polish off the natural look we are going for.
Step three: Lashes, Self isolation has been a great time to give eyelash extensions a break, embracing a much more natural look. I have found a tinted eyelash primer, which is meant to go under mascara to add length and volume, but since it is tinted brown it actually looks really nice on its own! Different looks call for different amounts of makeup and I believe a natural makeup look only requires a subtle brown, natural lash.
These three steps and a lot of dry shampoo have made me feel a lot more confident and polished for when I am signing on to my zoom meetings.
For hairstyle ideas, you should refer to Shannas blog about no heat hairstyles! I personally love her half up bun with a scrunchy.
Other things to be aware of in a zoom meeting:
-potential background noises
-battery power of the device you’re using
-your outfit (top half)
Happy Zooming everybody!
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