Posts made in March, 2017

Special Assignment!

in About Halo, Bridal, Hair

“I’ve never felt so confident, so beautiful, and so in love! Yes, with my groom of course, but also with my hair. It was absolutely perfect, and it set the tone for the entire day. I felt invincible! I’ll never forget how incredible my Halo experts were: kind, thoughtful, and skilled beyond belief…   …They made my dream day exactly what you see – a fairytale!” – Corrine Cook, Senior Editor/Director Special Projects, Gentry Magazine.   There’s no place like home!  For us, that’s one of four Halo locations.  But!  It sure is exciting to be called out on location for a Halo House Call – or in this case, a special editorial assignment! One part of the assignment is a Halo specialty – Bridal hair!  But this was for an unusual wedding – one being featured in the Bay Area’s largest lifestyle magazine.  The Halo team transformed the bride on location at San Francisco’s Historic City Hall for her big day, and the feature shot by photographer, Jack Hutcheson, and the Gentry Magazine editorial team. We’re very pleased with the results.  We hope you enjoy this photo album – and please scroll to the end to see the final magazine editorial spreads.   (Hair and make up trial day at Halo Burlingame.) (Yes, that is former Mayor Willie Brown officiating!) Gentry Magazine, February 2017, Bridal Issue.  Thank you to Gentry and your beautiful bride for including us in this magical experience. Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save...

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All the Days To “I Do” FAQ

in About Halo, Bridal

(Hair above by Halo Blow Dry Bars – Burlingame Team.)   What bride wouldn’t want to feel this way?  Beautiful, light-hearted, joyfully spinning in a dream of a wedding?  Having the freedom to relax into a blissful wedding day, unfortunately, is not effortless. Halo’s here to help!  At least in freeing you from the details around hair and make up. We’ve had years of experience and are so proud and happy that countless brides, and bridal parties, have entrusted us, and included us, in all the days up to (and including), “I do!” Read on for frequently asked questions – or call!  800 425-6179.   (Bride to Be hair and make up trial day, Halo Los Altos.)   Q. What are Halo’s bridal services? A. Fabulous blowout, deep conditioning, eye brow tinting, facial waxing, make up lessons, keratin treatments, and try-outs for up-do styles and make up.  At Halo or ask about Halo House Calls.  Of course, you pick and choose your services to customize your experience and budget.   (Make up artist and hair stylist on The Big Day.)     Q. How do I work back from my wedding date to be sure I am not missing anything? A. One of our experts will be your contact for all questions and appointments – call 800 425-6179 – or ask your local Halo store manager. As many days in advance as possible: Meet with a Halo expert to discuss the services you are interested in and schedule all  your appointments well in advance – don’t forget showers, rehearsals and rehearsal dinners, bachelorette weekends, etc.  Start collecting your hair, make up and style inspirations (Pinterest is perfect for this.)  Don’t forget the mother of the bride and all the ladies of the bridal party.   (On a hair and make up trial day, our Bride to Be uses a towel to simulate her strapless wedding dress.)   In the weeks/months before: Many of our brides come in well in advance for make up application lessons for all the special events leading up to the day.  This is great opportunity to sample Jane Iredale make up and to learn customized make up skills to last a lifetime. Also, in the...

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SIX(!) Days / One Blow Out

in Hair

We often say (with the advice of our stylists and our Life of the Perfect Blow Dry Kit) that our blow outs last days.  Well, local lifestyle blogger, Suzanne Bell proves it!  Here’s six days of her beautiful style – rocking one blow out. See the full blog post and enjoy more of Suzanne’s great blog at Ask Suzanne Bell. Save...

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