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Online shopping made easy with Atelier!

Online shopping made easy with Atelier!

Atelier is proud to be the flagship Aveda lifestyle salon in the South Bay. We’ve aligned ourselves with the Aveda mission of environmental responsibility, as well as with the highest standards of guest service and care. This includes a commitment to constant education for our talented team. We also love to educate you on how […]

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How To Stretch Out Your Salon Hairstyle

How To Stretch Out Your Salon Hairstyle

You’ve just stepped out of the salon with an amazing, voluminous, shiny, swingy hairstyle, ready to take on the world. But what about tomorrow, when you have a job interview/bridal shower/blind date/family photo? How can you get great second-day hair? Here are a few tips from Atelier Founder and Master Artist, Karie Bennett: If your […]

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What’s the best kept secret in the salon?

What’s the best kept secret in the salon?

There’s a service that most salons offer that you may not know about. It’s the best way to ensure a successful salon visit, to know what to expect, and to get free advice from a hairstylist. It’s the professional consultation. Yes, you probably did know that they exist, but didn’t know that in most salons […]

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Have you heard the tale of Bridezilla?

Have you heard the tale of Bridezilla?

A sweet bride turns into a raging terror–created by combining stress, emotions, excitement and the perfectionistic obsession of having the perfect wedding day. It’s the stuff of nightmares…and reality TV. Planning a wedding can be stressful. Believe me, I know. My name is Kristy, and I’m the Wedding Coordinator at Atelier Salonspa and Atelier Studio. […]

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5 Steps to Finding the Perfect Hairstylist

5 Steps to Finding the Perfect Hairstylist

Blind dates aren’t relaxing. There is so much expectation, and the pressure to look your best can be stressful. You want to make a good impression, you’ll worry about about they’ll think of you, and you might even think back to a past date disaster which will give you some hesitation. Very few situations feel […]

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Why should you use styling products?

Why should you use styling products?

Did you know that the best reason to use styling product on your hair is to protect it from the heat of your blowdryer? Sure, we also use it to detangle, smooth, and control our style, but blowdryers and hot tools like flat irons and curling irons can break down even the strongest of hair […]

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Bang, bang, who’s got a bang?

Bang, bang, who’s got a bang?

Who wears them best? Whether you call them ‘bangs’ or ‘fringe’, we have strong opinions of these forehead covers. Fortunately, there’s a version for everyone, it’s just a matter of determining which bang style is right for you. How do you know if a fringe will be a good decision or a year-long regret? Making […]

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Are you negotiating with your hair?

Are you negotiating with your hair?

Daily negotiating with cowlicks, growth patterns, whorls, and widow’s peaks is no way to start your day. Whatever you call those annoying misbehaviors in your hairstyle–the fact is, they make styling your hair next to impossible. Here’s a tip for getting your bangs to lie flat, even if you have some funky bends and parts […]

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It’s not the wrinkles, it’s the spots!

It’s not the wrinkles, it’s the spots!

Wrinkles–everyone’s focused on hiding them, erasing them, even filling them, but take a look at a college student’s skin and skin over 50, and the big difference is pigment. Years of UV exposure show up as splotches, mottled skin tone, and uneven coloration. Studies have shown that this type of skin appears more old to […]

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Earth Month 2012–help clean up our water!

Earth Month 2012–help clean up our water!

In honor of earth day, Aveda has set aside a whole month to love, celebrate and raise monies to protect the earth and its people. we’ve raised over $22 million since 1999. over the last 5 years $16 million of the funds supported clean water projects at home and around the world. Atelier Salonspa and […]

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