We're not asking for much—a love letter, a reservation at our favorite restaurant and a gift that makes us feel good and look better! We've rounded up the best of the best with some of our stylists' favorite products and services. We've done the hard work for you... just forward this to your significant other!
For the Health Nut:
When You Really Want to Spoil 'em:
In addition to these great gift options, be sure to check out our February Specials! Happy Valentines Day!
With so many different names, labels and claims, it can seem hard to find the best products to fulfill your hair dreams. We’re here to help! This month we are revealing some of our very favorite, go-to products from Redken. If you’re looking for beachy waves or super soft, you need to start with the right shampoo. If that sounds like product overload to you, 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’s a quick cheat sheet with some of our very favorite Redken products.
Beautiful for any season, our holiday gift guide explores products that will last you well after the holidays. Carefully hand selected by each of our professional stylists, these products are our staff's personal favorites this year. Read on to find out why.
For that Special Someone:
Go above and beyond with one of our spa treatments. Fringe offers a spa experience that goes beyond exceptional treatments where you can lounge and decompress in a design-forward environment that appeals to both men and women. We offer several different spa packages. We recommend our signature "Blissfull Escape" or for a different gift for your husband, treat him to our "Just For Him" package. Or you are welcome to design one that fulfills their specific needs.
For the Hard to Buy For Friend:
You cannot go wrong with a gift card. That way they can pick out exactly what they want. Gift cards can be used towards product, salon services, manicures, pedicures or spa treatments. Crisis averted!
And be sure to take advantage of our 12 Deals of Christmas! Check them out below!
We want to thank each and every one of you that go out of your way to shop at Fringe! We strive to bring you the best products on the market for competitive pricing and we're so glad you choose to shop with us. Did you know that keeping your dollars in Saint Louis has other advantages? Here are several of the many benefits you can reap by shopping locally here in the Lou:
Thanks for shopping small Saint Louis!
Moroccan Oil just changed color care FOREVER. Keep the life in your color with their new Color Complete Collection! This revolutionary approach to color care that starts in the salon and continues at home.
Used together, the products in this collection address all of the daily environmental stressors that cause color to fade and become brassy. After 10 washes, the Color Complete Collection is scientifically proven to extend color life and vibrancy by 100%.*
*Based on clinical test conducted on human hair against a control group after 5 washes, versus 10 with the Moroccan Oil Color Complete regimen.
The Color Complete Collection features two proprietary technologies to enhance hair health and color vitality. All products in the collection contain ArganID™, which uses the power of ionic attraction to deliver argan oil deep into the cortex of the hair and lock in pigments for maximum color retention. The collection also features COLORLINK™, a groundbreaking blend of three main color actives that targets hair damage on both chemical and mechanical levels.
Fringe is running a great special throughout July on these revolutionary products! Purchase Color Complete and receive your very own Color Complete Kit for FREE! Don't miss out!
But what if your skin is oily and drugstore SPF's make you break out? Everyone's skin is different. And there isn't one universal SPF product that works for all skin types. That's why we're here to share with you the amazing SPF line from Glo Cosmetics. Catered to specific, individual skin types, these moisturizers will protect your skin and maintain your youthful glow. Hit the pool without worrying about damaging your skin!
Find these great products and more at Fringe Salon and Spa!
Time to switch up your look? Figuring out your next hair color is never an easy feat. What to consider before deciding your next shade? Here are a few factors that can help determine what will be the most flattering for your complexion.
Your skin tone contains underlying pigments. If you were born with black or brown hair, you're likely to have warmer, earthy undertones in your skin like brown, gold, orange or orange-based red. If you were born with blonde hair, you usually have cooler skin undertones like green, pink, blue or blue-based red.
Those with warmer undertones in their skin usually look better with warmer hair colors. Try a golden blonde or honey brown. Those with cooler undertones in their skin usually look better with cooler hair colors, such as black, ash blonde or auburn brown.
A good way to figure out your skin tone is to consider the makeup you are already using. If you are still unsure, try inspecting a vein in your arm under natural light. If it looks green, then you have warm tones, if it appears blue then you have cool-toned skin. Our professional staff of colorists can assist you if you are still unsure.
When you change your hair color with permanent hair dye, the outer color is lifted, revealing the natural underlying pigments, or highlights in your hair. Think about the color that the sun turns your hair in the summer. Those tones are what come out naturally. Stick with them when you dye your hair for your most natural, long lasting color.
Your eye color can also help you determine a suitable hair color. People with hazel, green, and brown eyes can go for warm overtones in haircolor. Golden blond, golden brown, and burgundy look beautiful with warmer tones. If you have blue or gray eyes, go for cool overtones in hair color. Platinum, ash blond, ash brown, and blond colors will suit you wonderfully. Think about what colors dominate your wardrobe. If there is a specific color that you adore wearing, because it compliments your skin tone and/or eye color, it will most likely be a beautiful hair color.
Most of the time, the hair color your rocked in your childhood is what looks best on you as an adult. But that's not always the case. As we age, our skin changes, so reverting to your younger self's hue is not always a surefire solution. Sometimes your hair will becomes a bit greyer, and other times pinker. As you get older, consider going softer with your hair color because it will reflect on the skin, especially in the bright summer months.
All of that being said... Rules ARE made to be broken! If there is a hue you've been dying to try and it makes you feel beautiful, GO FOR IT! Looking at photos of yourself as a child is a great way to find a flattering hair color. But above all else, have fun with it! The color you've always wanted but maybe thought you couldn't pull off could be within your reach... Just wear it with confidence.
Tropical Toes: After months of heavy socks, it's time to free your feet and take care of your toes with a pedicure. At Fringe, we have several pedicure options, from a simple polish to a package that includes massages and other extras. While these options range in services and in price, you’ll be able to take your pick of which perks you’d like to receive. Rest easy that you'll be flip flop ready before you head to warmer weather!
Wax early: Yes, you probably want a neat bikini line for your frolic on the beach or poolside tanning. But you don't want to feel (or see) the burn in that area. The trick is to tackle the task before your trip. Avoid waxing immediately before you jet set, since waxing can make skin more sensitive. Chlorine and sunscreen can further irritate the area. If you leave plenty of time for the skin to recuperate, there will be nothing to hide come bikini time.
Spritz on before swimming to prevent moisture loss and cuticle damage. It's also fabulous after a swim session with several benefits:
Hydrate: Don't let the sun soak up all your moisture! Getting at least eight glasses of water is crucial for beautiful skin and a happy vacation. If you decide to sip Pina Coladas poolside, then you'll need to replenish your inner irrigation system even more. The object is to come home sun-kissed and feeling refreshed. Not bloated and dehydrated. Stay on top of your beauty game with our number one YEAR ROUND beauty tip: stay hydrated! Anyone need a refill?
Our favorite? Their Ultra Sheer Spray. And their lotions range in spf 30 - 50+. The prescribed dosage is usually around one ounce, so think golf-ball-sized dollops. Also, make sure to cover all the places exposed to the sun's rays — lips, ears, and underneath straps, too.
BLOWOUT BEFORE YOU GO OUT
A blowout is a fun way to ensure that you look and feel fabulous before a night out with your beau or gals pals. We recommend a deep conditioning treatment before hand to ensure your hair is looking it's very healthiest. Our Formula 18 Deep Conditioning Treatment is a chemically resilient material that ionically binds to the hair’s cuticle and offers long-term protection from harsh hair color, free radicals, peroxides, and environmental stressors. Damaged hair has a raised cuticle, while healthy hair has a smooth, closed cuticle. Formula 18 penetrates between uplifted scales in the cuticle to create a stapling type effect with a smoother, healthier appearance. Formula 18 is a blend that creates a highly effective hybrid biopolymer to aid in reducing and repairing damage done to the cuticle while simultaneously strengthening the hair fiber.
And now you're set! Looking fabulous leads to feeling fabulous. You deserve it! Call today to take advantage of our February "Treat Yourself" special. Or mention it to your hubby as an easy Valentines Day gift! Enjoy!
Brought to you by the professional stylists at Fringe Salon & Spa in St. Louis, Missouri.