Beating the Dreaded Frizz

6 out of 10 women say that Frizz is their #1 most dreaded hair issue.

The Grand Beauty Spa is pleased to welcome Kérastase Discipline. Without the harmful chemicals found in most smoothing treatments, Discipline restores the hair in 6 healthy steps. The treatment works by boosting the power of natural keratin that is already inside of your hair. The hair fiber is replenished from the inside as the outside is perfected.

Prepare yourself for lasting results with absolutely no chemical damage. Kérastase promises this is the 1st long lasting intense haircare that masters smoothness with movement and facilitates a faster, easier […]

Working International Bridal Fashion Week – NYC

I can still taste the Kerastase Powder Bluff flying through the air.

Working behind the scenes in New York City for International Bridal Fashion Week was such a rush. Wedding hair has always been my passion alongside runway hair, so having the opportunity to do both made this such an incredible experience. Each model shared a new story and each designer had a new look for us to create. Watching the craftsmanship of our lead stylists, Akemi and Nina, was an experience of its own. I had the time of my life!

Sometimes I wish everyday was full of as much excitement […]

Glamour at the Grand! Note from Carmen


Hello Grand Beauties, aren’t you loving what’s going on in beauty?

It’s like the designers have just gone mad and have given us permission to put everything and anything together and there aren’t many rules.

We can wear white in winter for example, but it has to be the right fabric and cut.

Vintage Looks and Layering

One of my favorites this season are vintage looks which I think we can all probably dig something out of our closets. Lol:)

Layering with different shapes and textures is also huge this season, mismatched plaids, floral prints,and the look we all love, the nice girl look with […]

Sexy, Innovative Fun. Glamglow

The Best Exfoliating Mask!

This formula was designed for Hollywood’s entertainment, music, fashion and award industries for camera-ready soft glowing skin.

Glamglow is an amazing rapid gentle exfoliant mud mask for men and women, high in ancient volcanic pumice rock, super antioxidants and minerals.

Glamglow at Grand Beauty SpaGlamglow Benefits:

  • Activates collagen synthesis.
  • Absorbs impurities without removing natural oils.
  • Helps to correct discolorations while improving skin texture.
  • Product can be used by all skin types.



GlamGlow!!! at The Grand Beauty Spa

by Niccell Porras




My Thalgo Laboratories of Paris Visit – Notes from Carmen

Bonjour Grand Beauties!

I am so excited to share my visit to Thalgo Laboratories in France!Carmen and Family at Thalgo

It was so educational and ignited why I  love and have used Thalgo skincare cosmetics for over 13 years.

Our Thalgo flagship relationship brings The Grand Beauty Spa a complete 5 star European experience.

I was so truly inspired about the quality control and product engineering that the first thing I did when I got back to Tampa was get a seaweed algae bath followed by an energy massage session to […]

Notes from Carmen

Springtime is here and I love what’s going on in the beauty world!

Carmen | Grand Beauty Spa owner

The Sun kissed balayaged tones of pale blondes, caramel honey tones, and various tones of brown sugar lo-lites creating unbelievable dimensions of color luster brightening your best features.

So ask yourself when was the last time you changed up your hair and makeup?

There are so many options in terms of wanting a sleek, full of volume and a textured look. All of our beauty stylists are well trained and ready […]

Spring 2013 Fashion Trends. Vamp Up Your Look!

Vamp up your look this season with the hottest new looks this spring!

Instead of the usual Easter egg colors and floral prints, designers put an emphasis on strong black- and- white looks this year.   “Appropriate to wear year-round, easy to pull off at every budget, and sleek enough to work at the office or on a date night, this trend is the definition of wearable.” –(Glamour)statement-sunglasses

Spring  2013 Trends #1: Statement Sunglasses

Another popular look for spring are statement sunglasses.

During spring fashion week, sunglasses hit the runway in […]

Natural Makeup Look for the New Year!


The best way to make a statement with the start of the New Year is to step out fresh faced!natural makeup look

Nothing is worse than walking around with your makeup caked on. Try starting the year off with a more natural makeup look.

To avoid piling on the makeup, here are a few helpful tips on how to get a natural flawless glow and some great ideas to try. Always remember less is more!


For that natural, flawless look that makes you appear as if you […]

Holiday Hair in Full Gear at The Grand Beauty Spa

Holiday hair is here!

The Grand is kicking up into full gear to get you polished up for all of your holiday parties!  This winter season don’t be afraid to dress up your hair for the holidays with a sparkly headband or a glitzy clip.

Holiday Hair headband

A very sexy curl that is well conditioned is a beautiful way to show up to a party. Book yourself a conditioning treatment with a pin curl blow dry using products such as Ample Angora, Satin Design, and Fiber Lift by Shu Uemura […]

Introducing FACE Stockholm at The Grand Beauty Spa

FACE Stockholm Now at The Grand Beauty Spa

We are delighted to introduce FACE Stockholm at The Grand Beauty Spa.

FACE Stockholm is an international makeup line that began in Stockholm, Sweden by mother & daughter team Gun Nowak & Martina Arfwidson.  FACE Stockholm offers an array of colors & textures to choose from when designing your look.

FACE Stockholm Publication Features

FACE Stockholm has been featured in various publications such as ELLE & Vogue and has also been featured on NBC & Gossip Girl.  FACE Stockholm believes, “Bringing out […]