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Cool Manicure Idea from Design 1 Salon Spa

At the 2014 New York Fashion Week, it’s always an exciting time to see what other stylists are up to, and we have a great time checking out what cool ideas we can bring back to our clients for the upcoming season! Nail art is one of the oldest forms of self-expression, dating back to ancient Egyptian women using henna dyes to color their nails.  This year we saw a lot of half-moon designs, matte topcoats, and almond shaped talons. Other popular designs included rich dark colors, heavy metallic and of course, the always classic nudes.

 

Glitter French Manicure Idea from Design 1 Salon SpaGlitter and Rhinestone Manicure Idea from Design 1 Salon SpaMatte Finish Manicure Idea from Design 1 Salon SpaNails - Teresa 2In today’s world, nails & nail polish let us express our personality in different ways.  There are so many ways to add style to our nails, whether we paint one nail a different color or add glitter.  We could even go hodgepodge and do each nail differently!   Here are a few nail polish samples from my clients at Design 1 for more ideas! Don’t forget to add the nail bling — we can give you a little edge by adding suds or make you feel like a princess with sparkling rhinestones.

Nail art can be anything you want it to be. So what are you afraid of?  At your next manicure (or pedicure) appointment, I challenge you to step outside the box and try something new.  After all… it is just polish.

~Teresa M, Nail Technician at Design 1 Cascade

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OVERSTOCK REDUCTION SALE – Now through December 31, Overstock Products are 20% OFF!  Discounted products vary by location.

*Sale runs through December 31, 2014.  Not to be combined with any other offer or discount.

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Holiday TREE 2014

This Holiday Season, give the gift that is always appreciated!  For every $100 Gift Card purchased, you will be entered to win a $1,000 Design 1 Gift Card!  Available at all locations and online!  *Promotion runs Thursday, November 27 through Wednesday, December 24.

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Enjoyed our pick 3 summer deal?  Indulge even more be experiencing two of these full length services for the ultimate in relaxation and pampering:

  • 50 Minute Massage
  • Customized Spa Facial
  • 1/2 Body Masque
  • Seasonal Pedicure
  • Full Set Acrylic Nails
  • Botanical Keratin Speed Treatment

*Valid Monday – Thursday only.  Two (2) services must be received on the same day.  Services may not be divided between clients.  Limited time offer.  Not valid with any other discount, offer or promotions.

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Lily Aldridge

Ever wonder who the brains were behind Victoria’s Secret model, Lily Aldridge’s hair?

#1 Favorite Celebrity Hair Photo Fall 2014

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This is the number one “hair” picture brought into our Grand Rapids/Plainfield, Cascade, Grandville, Caledonia/Kentwood hair salons. Let’s face it, we all want Lily Aldridge’s hairstyle and Design 1 can do it!

Meet our friend Justin Isaac (pictured on right) the brains behind it all. The Grand Rapids stylists at Design 1 spent all day with Justin learning the techniques used on all your favorite celebs hair and most pinned Pinterest hair pics! If your current stylist can’t give you the Blur, Burberry, or just flat out can’t melt your color without harsh lines and your tired of the same boring look I suggest you head into Design 1 and do your hair a favor!!! Get excited folks, we are changing lives over here! The world better get ready for the women of Grand Rapids!

Written by Cheyanne from Design 1 Grandville
 
 
 
 
 

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Fall Trends 2014

Fall is coming upon us fast and I don’t know about you, but I can definitely feel it in the air. I thought, since everyone is hustling to get school shopping done and unpacking their autumn wardrobes while putting away their summer ones, I’d let you in on some of the stylish trends to look out for this fall. The number one thing to look out for and play around with is, oxidized colors.

Fall Trends 2014 Oxidized Hair Color Treatment

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Oxidized colors on one side are your bronze, rust, and brown tones, all common fall choices. On the other side are jade, turquoise, and rich green tones, such as emerald and peridot. Not as common in the fall like their counterparts, but can liven up any wardrobe when included. Look for innovative animal designs or fun fabricated effects on clothing and accessories. With regards to your hair, don’t necessarily color it darker, go with richer, warmer, and fuller colors. Finally, with make-up, go with very natural tones and accent with green for your eyeshadow. Play around and you’ll come up with something great.

I hope this helps you come up with some awesome ideas and don’t be afraid to accent with the vivid and enticing green hues on the oxidized color chart. I look forward to seeing your stylish faces this coming season.

Associate Stylist: Camden Allen from our Plainfield location

Learn from Mary, Master Senior Stylist at our Plainfield location, how to do a quick 3 minute updo!  Special Thanks to our model Kristi, Stylist at our Plainfield location!

Tiffany from our South location gives a quick rundown on how to add texture to your hair this Summer in just a few easy steps.

2014

Voted “BEST Hair Salon”
and “BEST Pedicure/Manicure”
-Grand Rapids Magazine

Voted “Best Spa for a Day of Pampering!”
-On The Town Magazine

2013

Voted “BEST Hair Salon”
and “BEST Pedicure/Manicure”
-Grand Rapids Magazine

Voted “Best Spa for a Day of Pampering!”
-On The Town Magazine

2012

Voted “BEST Hair Salon”
and “BEST Pedicure/Manicure”
-Grand Rapids Magazine

2010 – 2011

Voted “Top 200″
Fastest Growing Salon
-Salon Today Magazine

2009 – 2011

Voted “BEST Hair Salon”
and “BEST Day Spa”
-Grand Rapids Magazine

2008

Gold Townie Award for
“Best Hair Salon”
-On The Town Magazine

2003 – 2008

Voted “BEST Day Spa”
-Grand Rapids Magazine

 2005 – 2008

Gold Townie Award for
“Best Day Spa”
-On The Town Magazine