This weekend our Esthetician Lauren, and Balance Hair Spa owners Biff & Thomas attended the International Congress of Esthetics and Spa show at the Philadelphia convention center. They were able to view all the latest trends in skin care and make up along with spa therapies, and attend workshops in the art of waxing, skin care, and make up trends. While there they tried out many new treatments and tools to see what we need for the future in our spa. We can't wait to share with you new things to come.
On Monday, April 16th International Wella Color Expert Alexandra Matiz visited Balance Hair Spa and spent 6 hours with our team of beauty professionals going over all the latest color techniques, trends, and trouble shooting related to Wella Professional hair color. Alexandra's work can be found in the pages of Harper's Bazaar, ELLE, Glamour, Teen Vogue, Modern Salon and many other publications worldwide. She has done hair for a long list of celebrity clients including Cindy Crawford, Penelope Cruz, and many more. Ask your stylist to share with your about this amazing experience during your next visit with us.
On Sunday March 4th Balance Hair Spa Assistants Alyssa and Maddie attended the International Beauty Show in New York. IBS is one of the largest beauty shows in the country. Next time your're in the salon ask them to share their experience with you.
We are excited to introduce you to Color Fresh CREATE by Wella Professional. This new line of 12 semi-permanent vibrant shades and 1 clear shade last up to 20 washes and stay true to tone.
Perfect for our clients who love and are inspired by limitless color creativity. This color line not only gives true color, but also provides excellent shine.
Our team had an in salon training day on Monday January 29th with our Wella educator to learn all about this fun color line.
On November 12th & 13th, Balance Hair Spa Owners, Thomas & Biff, attended the Aveda Un-Buttoned Tour. This two day motivational event was held outside of Washington D.C. Thomas & Biff were able to hear from some of the industries leaders both locally and internationally speak about their success and motivation. They also attended the Aveda Jam session the night of the 12th at the Filmore Theater. There they saw some of the Aveda talent showing off their latest trends and inspirations.
We are so excited to announce that our designer Jacky is now a Deva Inspired stylist. She is ready to help you embrace your curls.
Today our team of beauty professionals had a make up training with AVEDA. Let us show you this excellent line of mineral makeup with plant-derived ingredients that help care for your skin. Formulated without parabens, talc, or mineral oil. Our stylist, Jacky became our canvas today showcasing Birds of Paradise Fall & Winter collection of colors.
Yesterday our team of beauty professionals were treated to a cutting class by industry leader Josh DeMarco. Josh has won many awards and accolades including being voted best mens hairstylist by Philadelphia Magazine.
On Sunday March 19th our team of beauty professionals were treated to an educational class on Aveda color. We now offer Aveda's 96% naturally derived full spectrum color at Balance Hair Spa and Balance Hair Spa Studio.
On Sunday March 5th and Monday March 6th, our team of beauty professionals attended the Mid-Atlantic Fashion Focus Hair Show in Washington D.C. at the National Harbor. This show is one of the largest shows on the East Coast. We spent our days attending workshops and classrooms with the leading hair stylists, motivational speakers, and product educators. Our team soaked up a ton of knowledge and motivation and are excited to share it with you. We even picked up some new products, that you will see in the salons in the next few days and weeks.
On Monday January 30th the Balance Hair Spa team of beauty professionals welcomed famed color expert and top Wella colorist Mark Debolt to our salon for a hands on class. He spent an entire day going over all the latest trends in hair color and techniques for color corrections. Our team were able to work with Mark and discuss advanced color concerns and formulas.
On Monday July 25th the Balance Hair Spa team were trained on how to use Ardell lashes. Ardell is one of the most widely recognized names in faux lashes by catering not just to women looking to enhance their own beauty, but also to legions of beauty professionals and Hollywood makeup artists. Our team of beauty professionals learned how to pick out a shape and trim lashes for every face and eye shape. They also trained on semi-permanent lash extensions which can last up to two weeks or longer.
On Monday July 18th the Balance Hair Spa team of beauty professionals were trained on the Peter Coppola keratin smoothing treatment. what makes this treatment different than others is that it doesn't contains harsh chemicals like aldehydes as preservatives. Aldehydes are commonly used in keratin treatments as a preservative. People with allergies or health concerns are instructed to stay clear of aldehydes for their toxic fumes when used with flat irons. Peter Coppola keratin smoothing treatments are the safest we can find on the market. The results are longer lasting while still remaining safe for both stylists and client to use. Ask your stylist about more information about this amazing treatment.
On Monday 25th our team of beauty professionals were host to educator, motivational speaker, business consultant, and life coach Geno Stampora.
Geno is one of only 21 other individuals to be inducted into the North American Hairstyling Awards Hall of Leaders. His positive energy and outlook on life is infectious. Owner's Biff & Thomas have followed many of Geno's philosophies since opening Balance Hair Spa and have always admired him and his way of educating salon professionals. We are so honored to have him spend the day with us. #balancehairspastudio#balancehairspa #genostampora #behindthechair#americansalon #wellalife #continuededucation
Today our team of beauty professionals were treated to an hands on color class with Wella color expert, Trend Vision and Sebastian What's Next semifinalist, Enrique Lamboy. We had a great time going over new trends for Spring and Summer. Let us share our knowledge with you.
Today our team of hair professionals had a private class with two time Trend Vision winner for WELLA professional hair color, Mark DeBolt. He's an inspirational hair stylist and designer.
We are excited to announce that two of our hair designers are now Master Color Experts.
Jen Sanchez and Darlene Firlein have completed a years worth of programs and education at the Wella World Studio in New York City. This is an extremely elite program that only a few hundred stylists worldwide have been able to complete. Even before entering this program stylist must first complete 5 years of courses that range from color formulation, color application, color foiling, color correction, and creative color. The Master Color Expert program requires stylists to explore psychology, hair diagnosis, chemistry, physics, and presentation skills. This is a highly prestigious achievement. Our team is thrilled to have such talented hair designers working with us. Jen & Darlene plan on sharing this knowledge with our team and in turn helping our clients have the best team of hair color experts around.
On Monday September 21st our designers Hope & Wendy attended the All Stars Hair Show in King Of Prussia. They attended a day filled with seminars and workshops featuring some of the industry leaders in the art of hair cutting styling and coloring.
Our stylists Keyana and Annie attended a 2 day editorial workshop this week with Tear Sheet. Tear Sheet is the industry's leader in producing top stylists who work with fashion designers, magazines, and photographers to produce photo worthy hair and make up for both runway and editorial work. Our stylists were able to put together several looks and have those looks photographed with a top photographer in the industry. They were able to work with the TearSheet team at learning how to put produce the best looks for any fashion magazine or show.
We are excited to announce that Balance Hair Spa has 2 more Deva Inspired stylists. On June 14th & 15th Whitney & John attended the Deva Curl Academy in New York. The two day classes covered all things related to curly hair. From cutting to color techniques that help to enhance your curls. Balance Hair Spa now has 11 Deva inspired stylists woking in our salons.