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You, in Living, Blooming Color

Spring is busting out all over, from head to toe. Don’t we all look forward to beating the winter blues and grays with blooming color?

Master Stylist Selma says color is very fashion-forward this year, with lots of pastels and other trending colors—just as in clothes and spring accessories.

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“Lilac is very big for spring, as is silver, pink—not fuchsia, but softer, baby pink,” she says.

Think Easter eggs, tulips, the movie Frozen (still big), teal, orange or raspberry sherbet, fantasy colors—My Little Pony. Even polka dots if you please.

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Color may be temporary, or semi-permanent. But, especially after winter’s drying heat, don’t try this at home. H2O Salon Spa has the know-how and the professional products that can treat and moisturize your hair as it’s colored.

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(Oops! Does that DIY dye job look like you did it yourself? Get in here pronto! We are the experts on color correction.)

Color for the Ages

Don’t worry, ladies of a certain age—if you’re not ready to mix it up unicorn-style, there are well, not 50, but many trendy shades of gray including silver, and they’re fabulous.

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According to Selma, the new grays are a beautiful way to transition your tresses if you’re tired of covering up those telltale strands every three to four weeks.

“It’s a way of enhancing what you have with minimum upkeep. We match your undertone, so the color can fade to a warm hue, or to a blond. You want to keep the natural tone so your hair looks naturally gray—but brighter.” In other words, you want richness, not brassiness or a drab, matte finish.

The biggest trend right now is going from blond to really white, often with root shadowing, creating a dramatic contrast. “This is very big with young people,” Selma says.

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The Cutting Edge

Fabulous color is one thing, but a stylish cut shows it off to its best advantage. The Master Stylist notes that blunt cuts are still in, while versions of the 70’s shag cut are the latest trend happening on the scene.

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Bangs are back by popular demand. Everything from blunt bangs, textured bangs, and curtain bangs. The advantage of the new bang variety, are being “really flattering on any shape face.” When in doubt seek an H2O Salon Spa professional for the look that’s best for you.

The most-requested cut is just off the shoulder. “Bobs are number-one right now, moving away from ‘shattered’ ends. But even with long hair, a blunt cut, with a clean line across the bottom, looks really fresh.”IMG_4869

Blunt cuts look especially sharp with sleek, straight hair. Curly girls have options. Keratin treatments not only tame frizzies, they enhance any hairstyle or type of hair with lots of shine.

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Choose Keratin Express, which lasts about a month and a half, or get a regular Keratin treatment which gives color-treated hair a high gloss for as many as three months, depending on how often you shampoo.

Call 603-641-3050 or visit h2osalonspa.com for reservations.

H2O Salon Spa Makes Miracles Happen!

Psst, tell Santa: Special packages are on sale now! See ornaments below.

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Black Friday & Saturday Sale

Don’t Miss Out on H2O Salon Spa’s BIGGEST SALE of the Year!

TWO DAYS ONLY! November 23 & 24, or Pre-register Now

H2O SALON SPA, GREATER MANCHESTER, NH–Like the holidays, this sale comes once a year, but you don’t have to wait until Thanksgiving weekend to snag this great deal. Now, through November 24, you can pre-register to buy the latest hair cuts and color, pampering facials, eye-opening lash lifts, glamorous hair or lash extensions, custom air-brush tanning, makeup, salon and spa packages. Why pre-register? You’ll save big–and avoid crowds.

Shop in Your PJ’s, 24/7

Shop instant online gift certificates Black Friday, and Small Business Saturday, on the H2O Salon Spa website: h2osalonspa.com

  • Buy $50-$99, get 10% free
  • Buy $100-$149, get 15% free
  • Buy $150 and up, get 20% free

You can pre-buy services for the entire year–up to $2,000 max–and get up to 20% free. That’s as much as $400 in free services and/or products at the award winning, high-end H2O Salon Spa! It all adds up to a beautiful–and smart–you in 2019.

Boutique Door Buster Deals, Both Days! 

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On Black Friday, November 23, and Small Business Saturday, November 24, we’ll have door-buster deals in-store only! Save big on your holiday gift giving, or stock up on top-of-the-line products for yourself at these special rates. Shop local, shop small, with H2O Salon Spa!

 

It’s so easy to take advantage of these tremendous deals at award-winning H2O Salon Spa. Call 603-641-3050 today to pre-register for holiday gifts for family and friends–or yourself. We predict 2019 will be a beautiful year!

P.S. Schedule your holiday and New Year’s services now–appointments are filling up fast! 603-641-3050 h2osalonspa.com

 

 

Fall for Cold Brew Hair Color Trends at H2O Salon Spa

Trend Alert! 🚨 Coffee-colored hair tresses at H2O Salon Spa☕️

How do you like your cold brew? Mocha brown with salted caramel? Deep, dark espresso with a shot of café au lait to lighten it up? No, not your coffee—your hair!

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So-called “cold brew” hair color for brunettes is the latest trend in tresses for fall. Just as there are a myriad of ways to take your java, the color experts at award-winning H2O Salon Spa can bring out any shade of brown and give it added dimension with ribbons of auburn, chestnut, caramel, glints of gold, even magenta or burgundy.

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Blondes have had their summer days; it brunettes’ turn to turn heads in autumn. Picture rich mahogany with a swirl of chestnut, or raven with chocolate brown highlights. Or spice up just plain brown with splashes of cinnamon.

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Not a brunette to start? Don’t worry, we’ll make you one! Not high maintenance? Our stylists are pros at balayage, so highlights  will grow out with a natural look.

The fall makeup palette lends itself to rich jewel tones, such as luscious plums and wine colors. A mane of dark hair, with the added dimension of cold-brew-style highlights and lowlights, gives you a whole new look for the season. And it complements your favorite cup of joe.

Cold Brew Hair H2O Salon Spa TrendsSo come to the dark side! To keep that deep rich coffee-shop color looking that way, H2O’s experts will recommend the best top-of-the-line products so your hair color will look fabulous for weeks. Reservations h2osalonspa.com 603-641-3050. View more of our work on Facebook, Instagram @h2osalonspanh stylist credits: @selma_h2osalonspanh @bianca_h2osalonspanh @tyler_h2osalonspanh

Read more beauty buzz on coffee hair trend alert from Cosmopolitan, Refinery 29, Allure, and Elite Daily.

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H2O Salon Spa Culture Education

NEW YORK CITY– H2O Salon Spa goes the distance with a culture of education. Stylists recently returned from Bumble & bumble University in Manhattan, where they learned the latest skills and techniques.

Bianca and Tyler spent four days in New York City learning the latest hair fashions, techniques, and trends. Bumble and bumble University in New York is touted as the “Harvard of hair,” and is renowned for teaching stylists to be the best they can be.H2O Salon Spa University Bianca 2

Bianca has taken higher education classes at Bb University before, but for Tyler this was a first–including his first time in Manhattan.

H2O Salon Spa University Tyler 2“Bb University was amazing,” Tyler said. The educators are very humble so you can focus on learning, and not trying to impress them.

“Like the H2O Salon Spa culture, they really want you to be the best you can be.”

Bianca has been to Bb University before and is always excited to return and learn the newest trends. “I love that as part of H2O’s ongoing development we are sent on education trips. It keeps my craft exciting and new.”

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“A plus to H2O Salon Spa education trips is visiting cool places like Manhattan.”

Ongoing professional development is a vital part of award-winning H2O Salon Spa’s success. From their first day, H2O Salon Spa employees are trained in technical skills and communication to be at the top of their field, with an emphasis on service and quality.

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One of the models styled by Bianca while at University.

Working hands on with real models Bianca and Tyler were able to hone their skills with some of Bumble’s top educators and editorial stylists.

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Bianca with educator Tom Gallagher. Tom’s work includes Victoria Secret commercial’s, runway shows in NYC, Paris, and Milan.

 

H2O Salon Spa’s ongoing involvement in editorial hair styling, fashion shows and educational sessions keeps its in-demand staff fresh and forward thinking, continually expanding their talents. This approach and dedication contribute to H2O Salon Spa’s unique focus on contemporary techniques, meticulous precision, and a fresh perspective on individual style. For reservation with Bianca and Tyler call 603-641-3050. Menu and online booking h2osalonspa.com  To see more of Bianca and Tyler’s trip, follow them on instagram @bianca_h2osalonspanh @tyler_h2osalonspanh H2O Salon Spa is continually looking to welcome motivated, creative, career minded individuals, visit career opportunities.

The Latest Looks, in Living–& Fantasy–Colors 

H2O Salon Spa offers a wide variety of services including precision and dry hair cutting. We have a long menu featuring the latest in hair-coloring techniques: ombre, sombre, color melt, hair painting, balayage, highlighting, PPD-free organic hair color, vivid and mermaid hair. Or go to extreme lengths with our hair extensions.

The eyes have it with eyelash extensions, in a wide variety of options: mink, permanent, semi- permanent or strip lashes. Want to keep it natural? A long-lasting lash lift curls your natural lashes, lifting them up and opening your eyes for a young, fresh look.

Go to H2OSalonSpa to see everything else we offer: airbrush makeup and customized spray tanning, skin care, facials, ultrasonic facials, facial peels, makeup artistry, full body waxing, lash and brow tinting, and bridal services.

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What She Wants for Valentine’s Day

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Let her know how special she is with a pampering gift package from the award-winning H2O Salon Spa in greater Manchester NH.

H2O Salon Spa has 2 spa packages that are sure to please your Valentine. Instantly available to print or email online h2osalonspa.com

RELAX & RENEW: This package 4 hours total $220.

  • Relaxing 1-1/2 hour facial- H2O’s luxurious facial includes cleansing, gentile exfoliation and a mask chosen specifically for your skin’s needs. Longer massage of the face, neck, shoulders, arms and hands will melt away the tension. Guaranteed to leave you refreshed and relaxed.
  • Lash and Brow Tint- transform lashes and brows from fair and sparse to full and fabulous!
  • Reconditioning Hair Treatment- reduced scalp irritation, reinforced and enriched shine, includes signature H2O scalp massage. An  experience pleasing to all the senses!
  • Blow-dry Style- boost your style with an H2O professional blow-dry!
  • Makeup Lesson- learn from licensed H2O Salon Spa pros how to apply makeup with step by step instruction to look your best. We’ll find your perfect shade for skin, eyes, and lips using the most current trends.

SPA-CATION: This package 2 hours total for $110.

  • Relaxing 50-minute Facial- H2O’s luxurious facial includes cleansing, gentile exfoliation and a mask chosen specifically for your skin’s needs. Massage of the face, neck and shoulders will melt away the tension.
  • Blow-dry Style- boost your style with an H2O professional blow-dry!
  • Makeup Application- Update your look with licensed H2O Salon Spa pros! We’ll find your perfect shade for skin, eyes, and lips using the most current trends.

Choose from H2O Salon Spa gift packages or select a gift certificate amount. There are so many services and products to choose from! Share the love, or love yourself this Valentine’s Day!  h2osalonspa.com  603-641-3050

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H2O Salon Spa Takes 1st Place in 3 Categories in NH A-List CityVoter Awards!

First Time a Business Has Swept All Categories!

GREATER MANCHESTER—H2O Salon Spa took top honors in the Best of New Hampshire’s 2017 A-List CityVoter competition in the Beauty and Wellness category for Best Hair Salon, and Best Day Spa. H2O also took the number-one spot for Wedding Hair and Make-Up.

More than 7,600 votes were cast in the NH A-List CityVoter (http://newhampshire.cityvoter.com/) competition. This was the first time a single business took first place in all of the categories in which it was nominated.

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“All of us at H2O Salon Spa are very honored to have won,” owner Heather Owen, named a New Hampshire Magazine Woman of Achievement in 2007, said.

“In the past 10 years, we’ve earned several state and national awards. I believe it’s because of our philosophy of treating every client as a VIP, that we have a culture of ongoing education with experts in the field, and that we use and offer only the best, most natural hair and skin-care products in our salon.”

Ultrasonic facials, hair and eyelash extensions, and natural, UV-free airbrush tanning are among the many services offered at the award-winning salon, which has its own line of mineral makeup.

Previous accolades include being named Best in New Hampshire three times by New Hampshire Magazine. In 2010 Elle magazine selected H2O as one of the Top 100 Salons in the U.S. (the only one in New Hampshire to be honored that year). The salon was also named a Business of Excellence by New Hampshire Business Review and has been featured on WMUR TV’s New Hampshire Chronicle.

In 2016, H2O took first place for Wedding Hair and Makeup, and was first runner-up in the NH A-List CityVoter competition for Hair Salon, and first runner-up for Best Day Spa. H2O is currently spotlighted in the online Boston Voyager magazine.

“We also pride ourselves on giving back to the community, because everyone deserves to feel beautiful,” Owen added. “When you look your best, you have the confidence to tackle any challenge.” H2O has an ongoing partnership with Families in Transition.

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To celebrate our trifecta of number-one awards in the 2017 A-List, H2O Salon Spa is continuing to offer some Black Friday specials throughout December, and introducing new specials weekly so clients can join in the party. Call 603-641-3050 or see the specials at http://www.H2OSalonSpa.com. H2O Salon Spa is located in the Bedford Grove shopping center (Boston Interiors, Panera) on South River Road in Bedford, and is open six days a week, including Mondays.

Groom Your Guy! H2O Salon Spa Has Great Gifts He Won’t Get Himself–(But Should)!

‘Tis the Season for Him to Shine Too!       H2O Salon Spa NH Christmas Stocking Stuffer

With parties and get-togethers galore at this time of year, this is a perfect time to tactfully intervene in the man-of-your-life’s grooming habits. You know the saying, “Always dress for the job you want”? The holiday office shindig is just one opportunity for him to put his best look forward.

How can you help?

    • Tuck a face scrub in his Christmas stocking from the award winning H2O Salon Spa boutique. He’ll thank you for better skin in 2018. H2O Salon Spa is conveniently located off South River Rd. in the Bedford Grove Center, bordering Manchester NH.  H2O Salon Spa NH Gentleman's Facial
    • Major overhaul needed? Gift him with a Gentleman’s Facial. Soothes skin irritated by shaving and environmental stress, includes deep-pore cleansing facial massage and custom mask to improve his particular skin. He’ll love how relaxing it is! And you’ll love stroking his clean, exfoliated complexion. Purchase online at h2osalonspa.com from the comfort of your keyboard.
    • Replace the bargain brand, or even worse bar soap, he’s using on his hair. He’ll have luscious locks in no time with Full Potential Shampoo and Conditioner. Add the Full Potential Booster to reduce hair loss up to 46%. H2O Salon Spa licensed beauty professionals are ready to shop with you ensuring you select the perfect gift this holiday season!

Can’t get into the boutique before the gift exchange, or traveling? H2O Salon Spa’s instant gift certificates make it easy to give memorable gifts and you don’t have to get out of your cozy PJs h2osalonspa.com. But you should make an effort to come by.  To celebrate our amazing triple-play at the NH A-List CityVoter Awards (Number-One Hair Salon, Day Spa, and for Wedding Hair and Makeup), we’ve extended some of our Black Friday specials through December, with  new specials each week. The deep discounts are our gift to you, our loyal VIP clients!

All of us at H2O Salon Spa wish you a very merry holiday filled with the warmth of family and friends. H2O Salon Spa NH Full Potential Bumble and bumble

Black Friday Deals: Now!

H2O’s Biggest Sale of the Year!
Shop in Your PJs & Save 20%

Now through Saturday, Nov. 25, you can pre-register to buy a year’s worth of services for 2018 at 20% off at Greater Manchester’s award-winning H2O Salon Spa.

This is how we reward our loyal clients. How much can you save? You can pre-register to buy hair cuts and color, pampering facials, lash lifts, hair or lash extensions, for up to $2,000. If you bought this maximum, you would save $500 on next year’s services. This is the same as getting $500 in free services and/or products at this high-end salon spa! It all adds up to a beautiful you in 2018.

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You can also purchase two products and get a third product of equal or lesser value at 50% off. Need any appliances, such as a dryer or flat iron? Appliances are 10% off.

As a VIP, you can call H2O at 603-641-3050 now to pre-register your credit card and services purchase. Your card won’t be processed until the day of the sale. It doesn’t get any easier than that!

You can also pre-buy services for 2018 online at www.H2OSalonSpa.com, for up to $300, on Black Friday and Saturday only.

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Best deals of the year at H2O Salon Spa on Black Friday & Saturday Nov. 24 & 25. Or pre-register for 2018 services at 20% off.

Psst: you can also get this great deal in the salon on Black Friday and Saturday, Nov. 24 and 25: all products and prepaid services at 20% off. There will be a limited number of clearance items on these two days, including the Art of Shaving, marked at 50% off the original prices. Get something for the men on your shopping list too. H2O Salon Spa retail area Black Friday small wall

But why wait? While everyone else is rushing around on Black Friday and Saturday, you can sleep in. Call 603-641-3050 today to pre-register for 2018 services at 20% off. We predict 2018 will be a beautiful New Year!

H2O Salon Spa Offers the Latest in Beautiful Eyes: The Lash Lift

Longer-looking, beautiful eyelashes in an hour? Yes please!

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Throw Out Your Eyelash Curler! 

GREATER MANCHESTER, NH—Award-winning H2O Salon Spa has added a revolutionary new beauty treatment for eyes to their menu of esthetician services: the Lash Lift. The treatment involves curling and tinting your natural eyelashes to brighten your eyes, making your lashes look longer and darker.

What is a Lash Lift?

You know how using an old-fashioned eyelash curler lifts your eyelashes, giving you a prettier, longer-lashed look? The Lash Lift gives you the same eye-opening effect in an hour, and it lasts 6 to 8 weeks. H2O Salon’s aesthetician is trained in the new and improved perming technique, which uses silicone pads instead of perm rods to create the curl.

As with all H2O Salon products, the formulations used to achieve the curl are safe, and condition and nourish lashes as they are curled. Definitely choose our tinting option to bring out even your palest lashes, beautifully.

This technique lifts the lashes from the root in an upwards fashion, lengthening your own natural lashes to give you a fuller, wide-eyed look. There is no need for lash extensions and the associated aftercare.

Compared to lash extensions, which need to be filled in every few weeks and which can take two hours to apply, a Lash Lift takes about an hour, won’t need to be repeated for about two months, and costs less.

What to expect

After an hour, you can expect to see your natural eyelashes looking longer without lash extensions because the entire length of your lashes will be visible and curled up. At H2O Salon Spa we can also tint your lashes to help them look even more lustrous. Best of all, the ravishing results mean you’ll wake up every day, or come out of the pool, looking as if you’ve curled your lashes and applied mascara–for up to two months!

FAQ

Can I wear mascara or eye makeup to my appointment?      BEFORE 1 IMG_3296
Yes, we will remove it before treatment.

Can I wear contact lenses during lift?
No. Please remove them before coming in.

Can I wear mascara after my Lash Lift?
Yes, if you wish. However, we do not recommend waterproof mascara and the use of regular makeup remover, since they tend to weaken the lift. H2O has approved makeup remover and our own mascara in the boutique.

What should I use for cleaning my face after lift?
You may use a mild gel cleanser. If you need a makeup remover, H2O has an approved makeup remover in our boutique.

How long will the Lash Lift appointment take?
The whole treatment takes up to 60 minutes, depending on how long and coarse your eyelashes are. The lift takes about 30 minutes; if you choose to have your lashes tinted–and it’s totally worth it–allow an extra 15 minutes.

How long will the curl last?
The eye-opening results of your Lash Lift will last from 6 to 8 weeks.

How often can I repeat the Lash Lift?
The curl will begin to drop gradually, one lash at a time. You can repeat the procedure after 6 weeks.

Can I use my eyelash curler?
You won’t need it! Because eyelash curlers can break off the lashes, we don’t recommend it.

Will I lose any of my lashes because of the lift?
No, however, it is perfectly normal to lose one or two eyelashes daily. It happens to all of us. New eyelashes will grow in place of old ones.

Does the Lash Lift hurt?
No, however you may experience a little discomfort.

Will I have skin irritation?
It’s very rare for someone to have a reaction, but a little redness is normal and will go away after a couple hours.

Can I wash my face after my Lash Lift?
Yes, but not the eyes.

Can I use growth serums after lift?
Yes you can, and we recommend you do! Just wait 3 days after your Lash Lift to start or continue growth serum use.

Do I need an appointment?
Appointments are recommended. However, we do take walk-ins when we can accommodate them. We’re open six days a week, including Mondays!

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  1. Avoid heat the day of your Lash Lift (sauna, facial, hot shower, working out, etc.)​.
  2. Do not apply any oils such as baby oil, coconut oil, etc., during the length of the lift.
  3. Use mild, approved lash cleaner; don’t use regular eye makeup remover or makeup remover wipes.
  4. You can use mascara if you wish. In fact, using H2O Salon Spa-approved mascara daily helps to prolong the lift. Just don’t use waterproof mascara.

Here’s looking at you, and your eye-popping peepers!

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