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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

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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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.

Our Holiday Bow Bun Tutorial by Tiffany at Design 1 South.

Demonstration by Becky, Stylist at our South location.

Marie, Master Stylist from the Grandville location, educates how to do a fishtail braid.

Stylist, Tiffany, from Design 1 South shows us how to do a Top Knot.

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