Remember being a little kid and getting ready for a dance recital? Your mom would spray down your bun and your hair would literally crunch. Yuck. Not to mention the fumes from that stuff, yikes! It's true, the hairsprays of yesteryear have a bad rep for leaving hair sticky, flakey, and stiff. The good news? The times have changed. Today's hairsprays not only give you flexibility and hold, they also pump up your volume, help fight humidity, and add natural looking shine. At least we've got that going in 2020! We're pleased to introduce to you our 5 favorite, oh-so-modern hairsprays for holding curls, setting updos, and keeping fine hairs in line.
Give Me Hold Flexible Hairspray by Eleven
Australians are known to be adventurous and they have to deal with some of the earth's most intense elements. That's why our first pick of hairspray is from Australian brand, Eleven. Their Give Me Hold Flexible Hairspray, does just as it's name totes. This is a firm hairspray that can be used for shaping and finishing so your style will hold up throughout the day, no matter the weather or adventure. It is a brushable hairspray that isn't too heavy, making it an all around workable hairspray. And we promise, they've managed to avoid any crunch in the process. Thus why we continue to reach for it time and time again!
Try one or try them all, we promise you will love them! Did we mention they are on sale during the month of September? Enjoy!
mad about moroccanoil
What began a decade ago as a single, revolutionary product, has grown into a full line of hair and body products, all infused with nourishing antioxidant-rich argan oil, signature to the brand. Dedicated to providing the highest quality hair and body products, Moroccanoil has grown into an iconic beauty brand. And we are all about 'em! If you've never tried them before, we truly urge you to do so. Here are a handful of our stylists' go-to's. Enjoy!
Did we mention that if you prebook your next three appointments with us at Fringe, you will be entered to win a bag full of every single one of these products? It's true! Make the appointments during August 2020 and you will automatically be entered to win!
The beauty industry doesn't always make it easy to discover the best products to create your best look. It can be confusing with so many different names, labels and claims. That's why we're here to demystify the shampoo shelf. And because we're having a BOGO special this July, we're going to focus on our very favorite products from the pros over at Redken.
Our stylists always recommend choosing a shampoo that cares for your hair at its core. You should also consider using a shampoo that helps build the foundation for your most craved looks. It's true, styling starts in the shower! If you’re looking for a certain look like beachy waves or mega volume, you need to start with the correct product.
Shampoo info overload? Don’t worry! We recommend rotating the products in your haircare regimen to build the best routine for your hair’s care and styling needs. But let’s start with how to get there. Here are a handful of our very favorite Redken products. Which one suits you?
STEP 1: HAIR CARE
BEST FOR DAMAGED HAIR: REDKEN EXTREME SHAMPOO
Pair with Redken's New Extreme Play Safe fortifying leave-in treatment. Formulated with plant protein and tourmaline, this innovative hair treatment reduces damage caused by hot tools, strengthens the hair fiber to reduce breakage, and protects hair from heat up to 450 degrees.
BEST FOR COLOR TREATED HAIR: REDKEN COLOR EXTEND SHAMPOO
BEST FOR DRY HAIR: REDKEN ALL SOFT SHAMPOO
BEST FOR BRUNETTES: REDKEN COLOR EXTEND SHAMPOO
STEP TWO: CREATE THE END LOOK OF YOUR DREAMS
After adding the right products for your hair's care, you can start thinking about the end look you want to achieve. From the perfect curls to frizz-free hair, you can prep your hair for almost any style – just by changing out your shampoo and conditioner.
BEST FOR VOLUME: REDKEN HIGH RISE SHAMPOO
BEST SHAMPOO FOR MEN: REDKEN BREWS DAILY SHAMPOO
BEST SHAMPOO FOR SMOOTH HAIR: REDKEN FRIZZ DISMISS
BEST LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER FOR PERFECT CURLS: REDKEN ONE UNITED
Which shampoo are you most excited to try? Be sure to ask for tips and tricks from your stylist to get the most out of these fabulous products! Did we mention they are on special? Enjoy!
Article provided by Redken 5th Avenue New York with alterations by Fringe Salon and Spa.
Summer 2020 Must-Haves
We’ve rounded up some of our favorite tried-and-true beauty products to get you all the way through summer 2020 looking flawless and fresh. Here is our list of ultimate beauty essentials for enjoying endless hours of fun under the sun. Enjoy!
Prevention+ Collection by Image Skincare
Eleven Sea Salt Texture Spray
Craving those beachy waves in a landlocked state? Transport your look with this amazing lightweight spray that adds texture and volume to give hair a beach look and feel. The combination of hydrolysed wheat protein and sea salt gives hair volume and gritty texture without the crunch. The application is super easy. Spray directly onto roots for volume, or mid-lengths and ends for thickness and texture. Can be used on wet or dry hair. Beach me up!
Formula 18 Hydrating Hair Mask
Redken One United Spray
This one has nothing to do with summer... We just adore it and have to share. One of our favorite products in 2020, Redken One United takes the concept of a multi-use hair product to a whole different level. This spray offers a whopping 25 benefits to make hair look its best, and ahem, save you money and shelf space at home. This lightweight treatment spray helps you manage, protect, and enhance, so hair feels nourished, protected, easier-to-manage, stronger, smoother, and shinier. We promise you will love it!
And that's the summer round-up! All of these great products and more will be 20% off during the month of June. Check out or other specials here. That's all for now! XO, the girls at Fringe
Take great skincare anywhere!
Spring Break is right around the corner and we have the perfect products for the frequent flyer and traveler on-the-go! We've selected healthy skin essentials and best-sellers convenient for travel. Be sure to pack these makeup and skincare travel essentials on your next vacation!
ORMEDIC Balancing Facial Cleanser By Image Skincare
A botanically based cleanser with aloe leaf juice and green tea that gently sweeps away impurities collected after a long day in an airport or out sight seeing. It also soothes sensitive skin that may be acting up due to unfamiliar circumstances while on vacation.
Vital C Hydrating Anti-Aging Serum by Image Skincare
A best-selling serum for all skin types that brightens the skin, softens the appearance of wrinkles, supports skin elasticity and fights the effects of environmental damage with a stable form of vitamin C.
Prevention + Daily Matte Moisturizer SPF 32 by Image Skincare
A broad-spectrum UVA/UVB sunscreen with innovative micro-sponge technology that absorbs surface oils for a flawless, shine-free finish. Perfect for your tropical vacation and more importantly, your every day skin routine!
Protecting Powder SPF 20 by Glo Cosmetics
A dust-on loose powder with a self-dispensing brush that allows for easy, on-the-go application. Helps safeguard and even your complexion by providing sheer coverage and broad spectrum sun protection with a dewy finish. Suitable for even the most sensitive skin types. A Spring Break must-have!
Water Resistant Mascara by Glo Cosmetics
Say goodbye to lackluster lashes and get ready for the triple threat that is Glo's best Water Resistant Mascara. The Water Resistant Mascara is a lengthening, volumizing formulation that delivers high-intensity color for long-lasting, dramatic lashes. This is not your average drugstore mascara! You will easily achieve poolside peace of mind while wearing this amazing product.
Glo Cosmetics & Image Skincare Travel Size Kits
Take skincare anywhere! Best-selling skincare essentials replenish and nourish dry skin with emollient and conditioning products to smooth, soften and revitalize on the go. Multiple kits are available based on skin type. Happy travels!
Products we love FOr 2020
Valentine's Day is around the corner and love is in the air! To spread that love, we thought we would share a handful of products that we are currently crushing on. Here are a few of our favorites as we continue into 2020!
COLORPROOF RADICALLY SMOOTH
How to use: Apply a small amount to clean, damp hair. Style as desired.
ELEVEN I WANT BODY TEXTURE SPRAY
Enriched with Hydrolyzed Keratin and Plant Proteins, this texturising spray also helps to repair and strengthen hair.
How to use: Shake well to activate powder then spray where needed to maintain body and texture.
REDKEN TRIPLE TAKE 32 PURE HAIRSPRAY
How to use: Hold 8-12 inches away and mist on dry hair. Layer for added hold.
If you would like to try out any of these fabulous products, be sure to take advantage of our current February specials. Click below to learn all about 'em.
melt proof makeup must-haves
Beat the summer heat with melt-proof, long-wear mineral makeup and soothing, cooling skincare. Here are our favorite products to use when the STL steam is threatening your look!
Let us melt-proof your makeup routine the next time you're in the salon! Beat the heat with Fringe's favorite products!
beard care 101
KEEP IT HEALTHY.
Beard serum is the most invaluable beard care product. Beard serum hydrates the beard with natural oils giving it an attractive smell, look, and healthy feel. Our favorite is by American Crew. This serum nourishes, regenerates and provides protective properties for a healthy appearance. The organic oils in the serum combine with the natural oils your skin produces helping to balance out dry skin from over washing.
KEEP IT CLEAN.
Beards need to be washed. Just think about how often you run your fingers through yours... yikes! We recommend American Crew's Leave-In Beard Foam Cleanser for a quick way to clean with no water needed. This cleanser will leave a refreshing after feel and scent. its super easy to use and the quick absorbing dry foam is long lasting, leaving the beard clean and free of daily residue.
KEEP IT IN LINE.
We love American Crew's Beard Balm Conditioner and Styler. This soft balm tames and conditions the beard with flexible application. It Features sweet almond oil and Shea Butter that conditions the beard and adds shine. Place a small amount onto palms, distribute evenly through the beard, and style if desired. Easy enough!
HAVE A BACKUP PLAN.
So the beard just wasn't for you? Be prepared for that first shave with American Crew aftershave balm that helps prevent irritation from shaving. The All-In-One Face balm moisturizes shaved areas to minimize redness, and skin irritation. Innovative ingredients fight the signs of aging and prevent ingrown hairs. Use this as a daily moisturizer to keep that newly exposed skin looking young and feeling fresh.
mother's day gift guide
Why not pamper Mom this year? From extra convenient tools to extra indulgent skincare, our Mother's Day Gift Guide has it all!
CBD oil (cannabidiol) is having a moment right now! The beauty and skincare industry is embracing the oil in everything from lotions, facial products, to even candles. At Fringe we are HUGE fans of CBD Daily! Not sure about all the hype? Allow us to fill you in on the greatness!
1. THE BENEFITS
These amazing products possess properties to soothe aches and pains. Our bodies have a system called the endocannabinoid system. Its job is to regulate our body’s processes. CBD oil taps into this system to ease sore muscles and joints. A lot of stylists like to use the CBD Daily Intensive Cream to combat aching shoulders and arms from blow dryers. Studies have shown it also reduces anxiety and helps with insomnia and other sleeping issues. There is also continuous research happening to determine other possible benefits.
2. IT'S LEGAL
Heard rumors about the legality of CBD Daily?As of January 1, 2019 CBD products made from industrial grade hemp became legal in all 50 states. So not to worry when purchasing these great products!
3. IT WON'T GET YOU HIGH
After “Is it legal?”, the second question we receive is, “Will this get me high?”. The answer is no. If you want the science behind it, the answer involves the lack of THC. THC is the active chemical in marijuana that causes one to feel "high". CBD Daily’s products are actually made from hemp. Unlike marijuana, industrial grade hemp has little (.3%) to no THC. Without this active chemical, CBD Daily products cannot alter your mind or cause a failed drug test. You're clear!
4. GO GREEN
If you prefer a natural approach, CBD Daily products are the perfect fit for your lifestyle. CBD Daily products are friends to the earth and animals as well as your body. They’re free of mineral oils, dyes, sulfates, propylene glycol, phthalates, or parabens. And to top it off, all CBD Daily products are certified cruelty-free by PETA. This means absolutely no animal testing.
The next time you're in the salon, ask for a sample and see for yourself what an AMAZING product line this is!
(Product info compliments of Jaimie Young, Salon Service Group.)
Brought to you by the professional stylists at Fringe Salon & Spa in St. Louis, Missouri.