Halo Highlights with Hovermale

If I have a client looking for a slight change, I go straight to recommending highlights, particularly, the halo highlights technique.

This technique is simple and doesn’t require much upkeep.

Russ Hovermale - Hair colorist Russ Hovermale – Grand Beauty Colorist

Halo Highlights Technique

The color is applied on the hair around the face for an instant brightening and framing effect. When the hair is worn up, the highlights then create a subtle dimensional effect.

It’s a quicker application than full highlights and it’s a great start for someone wanting a little change.

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This fall Trend is All About Hair Contouring!

Hair Contouring - Grand Beauty Spa SalonI’m sure you have heard of contouring with makeup to enhance your best features or to highlight those cheekbones and eyes.

Well thank goodness it has made its way to the hair world!

Our Grand hairstylists are trained by the best colorists in the world to give you that personalized look whether you are trying to accentuate your eyes or wanting your hair to look thicker.

We do this by assessing your face shape with our highly trained eye to create a look that accentuates your best features.

Then […]

Welcome Two New Additions to our Hair Salon Team at The Grand!

We are pleased to introduce you to the newest members of our hair salon team at The Grand. Bringing extensive training with top international experts and decades of work with countless discerning clients, celebrities, famous artists, industry insiders and socialites throughout Manhattan, meet Russ Hovermale and Phillip Joseph:

Russ Hovermale

Russ Hovermale | Grand Beauty Hair ColoristHaving trained with top international experts in the industry, Russ is one of today’s top hair colorists of NYC. With over 20 years of experience, expertise and passion, he takes the time to understand what will look optimal and yet keep […]

Shu-tox Ritual for Detox of the Hair and Body

Carmen’s 4 step Shu-Tox Ritual:

  1. Cleanse hair twice with Urban Moisture shampoo to clarify scalp and hair, with precious ingredients include moringa extract: hydrates and purifies preparing the hair canvas for ultimate replenishment and healing from dull dry hair derived from a busy urban lifestyle.
  2. Apply about 1/2 as shot glass of Urban Moisture Hydro nourishment deep treatment masque from scalp to ends. Precious ingredients also include red micro-algae extract: heals and protects Comb thru to ensure deep nutrition within each strand. Place plastic shower cap and take a 20 minute sauna or steam to take advantage of a total body detox from head to […]

Fall is here! How about a change in your look?

Fall is here! How about a change in your look?

New French Brown Shades

Let us give you a “French Girl” makeover with our new L’Oreal Professionnel French Brown shades.

These new shades offer the perfect balance: soft, elegant, and sophisticated look. If you’re looking to for a bombshell blond like the celebrities that we see in magazines, we can definitely accomplish that as well without compromising the integrity of your hair.

Our new L’Oreal Professionnel Smart Bond strengthening system is here so keep your hair strong and protected during your whole technical service.

Get ready for the holidays with the […]

How Short Are You Willing to Go with Your Hair?

As we see our favorite movie stars making the drastic change with their haircuts, why not get inspired from one of your favorite actresses, take the plunge with your hair and take it to the next level.

First of all you have to ask yourself how short you are willing to go with your haircut.Pixie

The “pixie cut” is the more aggressive change, but if you are not quite ready to go that short yet, or simply do not want to go that short there is no need to worry , you have a […]

Choose Love this Valentines Day – Note from Carmen

“Choose Love” I love this theme..

Carmen Sargeant | Grand Beauty Spa ownerWe have to choose to make things exciting in our relationships and Valentines Day gives us the perfect opportunity.

When’s the last time you surprised your spouse or partner with something a little sexy? Or planned something romantic and unexpected?

A big part of that feeling sexy for a woman is how she feels about herself. Hair and makeup can bring out that sexy in every woman.

In our Grand salon we have the sexiest blow dry that will last all weekend […]

HOT Valentines Hairstyles that Will Surely Drive Him CrAzY in LOVE!

HOT Valentines Hairstyles!

LADIES…..Valentines is just around the corner! Not only should you make sure your Valentines day attire is on point but your hair should be as well. You may not think he notices but trust me… HE DOES! Here are some tips to think about that you can surely do on your own in no time….

Sexy Over-the-Shoulder Hair:

Hot Valentines Hairstyles | Sexy over the shoulder

After washing your hair, apply Kerastase Mousse Bouffant to the roots for luscious body. Flip your head over and blow-dry using a diffuser . When hair is […]

Why Balayage is taking Hair-Color to a whole New Level

Balayage Highlights in Tampa

Tampa highlight clients are switching over to balayage hand painted hightlights. Its softer, lasts longer and gives that sun-kissed look.

For example I have a client who was strictly highlights done perfectly. Finally after much persuasion she decided to embrace change.

Balayage is painting of the hair. Applied to the surface of the hair shaft. The placement is taylor-made for each client.

We tried several Balayage techniques on her hair and found the perfect formula. Bright beige blonde with sandy blonde and rich chocolate lowlights. Her hair came out stunning and one happy client.

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Le Smooth Kerastase. Seductive, Glamorous Urban Waves

What is Le Smooth Kerastase?

Seductive, glamorous, urban waves cascading into effortless waves.

Infused, with the ‘ je ne sais quoi’ of Parisian glamour, hair is smoothed into sheer perfection and falls like the drape of the finest cut of fabric . Flowing with refined yet effortless waves, this look is sure to turn heads.

High-gloss finish paired with undetectable control results in a look that’s as easy to wear as a pair of black pumps, dressed up with a pair of jeans, it’s the definition of modern-day nonchalant elegance.