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Halo Trip Tips

By on June 5, 2017 in Hair, How-To, Products |

Don’t forget!  TSA carry-on rules allow for travel-sized containers that are 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters) or less per item.  That’s liquids, aerosols, gels, creams and pastes, all packaged in a clear one-quart-sized bag. So many of your favorite Halo products from Oribe, Rene Furterer, SEVEN, and Keratin Complex are available in TSA-approved sizes.  Also great for gym locker, purse, glove-box, guest room, and more!   Dry shampoo!  We can’t say it enough.  Leave the hot and heavy hair dryer at home.  As your stylist for the best dry shampoo for you.   Relax with a Fabulous Blow Out the day before (or morning of – we open early at 7am Monday-Saturday) you travel.  Let your stylist know where you are going so he or she can match your finishing products to your destination and activities.  You’ll enjoy your trip more if you look great.  And your blow out can last four days with our Life of the Perfect Blow Dry Kit. We often have clients who are heading to a destination wedding as a guest come in before they travel, so they don’t have to worry about fixing their hair in a hotel room.   Jane Iredale Cosmetics has a great selection of easy-to-use, travel-friendly products.  Our choices for looking fresh all trip long?  Dry powder sunscreen, SPF hydrating lip balm, and never-tacky lip gloss. Jane Iredale’s Powder-Me SPF Dry Sunscreen is recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation for daily use, has SPF 30 broad-spectrum sun protection, is water-resistant for forty minutes, and comes in three shades. Perfect for summer travel!  Light-weight and small, but doing double duty – beauty and sunscreen in one.   Practice your up-do skills before you leave and don’t forget pins and bands.   As you get close to your destination, revive your hair (and yourself) by massaging the back of your neck and head, and add volume and freshness by switching your part side.   Avoid the free products in your hotel/motel room.  They are likely made with lower-grade ingredients, and are one-size-fits-all.  You know your hair is one-of-a-kind, deserving of pampering and the best products available, even while on the road.   Don’t do anything we wouldn’t do!  Keep that halo on. ...

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Flippin’ Good Hair!

By on May 24, 2017 in Hair |

  Hair so good, you’ll want to flip it around and make a selfie-vid! Your browser does not support the video tag or the file format of this...

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Complexe 5 Scalp Treatment

By on May 20, 2017 in Hair, Products |

Beautiful hair only grows from a healthy scalp.  Which is why there’s Rene Furterer’s COMPLEXE 5 Regenerating Plant Extract and Halo’s Scalp Treatment. We don’t think there’s a better me-time, hair care deal anywhere!  Deliciously relaxing, genuine results, a great price, takes hardly any time, and an aromatherapy experience.  All for $15 and just 10-15 minutes of your time.  It can be enjoyed as a stand-alone appointment, or an add-on to your blow out. Your stylist will apply one ampule of Complexe 5 to your scalp, working through segments of hair.  You may feel a gentle heat on your scalp. He or she will then follow the prescribed massage pattern for optimal penetration and relaxation.  Breathe deep, as the aroma is fabulous. BENEFITS Strengthens hair from roots to tips. Deep cleans scalp and increases micro-circulation Invigorates hair growth (Complexe 5 is often used as part of a treatment for thinning hair.) Increases the efficacy of your shampoo and conditioner Revitalized-looking hair Book online or by phone.  Arrive for your appointment with dry hair.  Best results are achieved with a weekly treatment. “I had my first every Complexe 5 treatment last week at Halo Menlo Park, and I loved it!  My appointment was with Lali, who quickly applied the product, and then gave an incredible scalp massage.  I just closed my eyes and relaxed.  It seems like a lot of treatment for the price.  A week later, my hair feels thicker.  I’m looking forward to weekly treatments so I can discover all the benefits.  thanks, Halo!” -Rachel, San Jose Halo clients who swear by this treatment often pre-purchase this product in single-treatment ampules, pictured here. Just ask and we’ll order and save this just for you. BUY IT AND DIY! A 50ml / 1.6 fluid ounce bottle (Sulfate, Paraben and Silicone free) of COMPLEXE 5 Regenerating Plant Extract is available for sale at all Halo locations.  It’s been a Staff Product Pick from Lorena, Halo Los Altos’ Manager. DIY DIRECTIONS Use once a week. Apply to a dry and unwashed scalp. A warm sensation on the scalp may occur. Do not use on a sensitive scalp. Not recommended 3-4 days before or after an in salon chemical service. Not recommended...

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Special Assignment!

By on March 12, 2017 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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SIX(!) Days / One Blow Out

By on March 3, 2017 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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