Does your skin need a little summer pick me up? Then schedule an appointment for our brand new Eminence Organic Blueberry Facial at a special price of $50.
We use the power of organic summer berries to detoxify, plump, and restore your skin’s youthful glow with Eminence Organic Blueberry Detox Firming Peel and Eminence Organic Blueberry Soy Repair Masque. In just 30 minutes you can undo the effects of all that partying under the summer sun you’ve been doing.
This naturally exfoliating peel deep cleans pores and tones the look of skin. The combination of raspberry juice, blackberry juice and pineapple extract is high in vitamins and antioxidants that will nourish and refresh your skin. Plus, lactic acid will remove dead skin cells and improve the appearance of your skin’s texture.
Plump and soothe dehydrated skin with this masque made from pureed whole fruit blueberries, wholesome non-GMO soy yogurt and an active combination of vitamins A, C, E, coenzyme Q10 and evening primrose oil.
Schedule an appointment here! Organic Blueberry Facial – 30 mins/$50
The 4th of July is just days away. Have you thought about your beauty look for America’s favorite holiday? Check out our Americana Moodboard for style inspiration – you’ll be the hottest babe at the fireworks show.
P.S. – We’re open until 3pm on the 4th – so come get #lucypopped before you head to the party! Schedule an appointment here!
Hair color is our passion at Lucy Pop Salon, and we are committed to bringing you the latest, greatest, and most amazing options when it comes to the products and tools we use to color your hair. So, of course it was a no brainer to bring on the the new Color Me by Kevin Murphy hair color as soon as it launched. Our owner and elite stylist Renae is a Color Key educator for Kevin Murphy, and has extensive knowledge about this incredible new option for hair color. Read below as we pick her brain about what makes Color Me different, and why you should be requesting it at your next color service.
What makes Color Me by Kevin Murphy so different from other professional hair color brands?
Renae: It’s pretty simple – the ingredients. When Kevin Murphy was creating this new color, he put just as much emphasis on what was going into the tube of color as he did on the results you get from it. So he chose to make an ammonia free, PPD free color range with killer results. It’s made with a blend of “from the Earth” ingredients like honey, shea butter, pomegranate, rose hip oil, coconut oil, and aloe vera, and the results we are seeing are super shiny, healthy, and incredibly smooth. It’s like getting a treatment with your hair color.
What’s the big deal about Ammonia free and PPD free?
Renae: Ammonia is an alkaline chemical that is in all permanent hair color lines. It swells the cuticle layer of your hair so that your hair can be lightened and the dye molecules can penetrate. It’s also what gives hair color that strong chemical smell. Ammonia can damage and dry out your hair, and irritate your scalp and skin. Color Me contains MEA instead of ammonia. With MEA we can get permanent hair color results without the damage and irritation from ammonia.
PPD is a chemical that is traditionally used in hair color to help the dye molecules develop. We are starting to see allergies and irritations develop in clients and colorists from exposure to PPD. Color Me does not contain PPD, so you get less irritation and your chances of developing a PPD allergy are eliminated.
Who can use Color Me by Kevin Murphy?
Renae: Anyone who wants to color their hair! I’ve completely transitioned all of my color clients to Color Me. We can lighten your hair, change tone, deepen your hair, and achieve 100% grey coverage with Color Me, just like we can with any other hair color line – and your hair will feel so smooth and have a super shiny finish. Not to mention you don’t experience the chemical smell during the process – Color Me actually smells really nice. All of our stylists have been trained in how to use Color Me, so you can schedule a color appointment with anyone at Lucy Pop and request the Color Me range.
Summer is officially here, guys! And we can tell it in the hair. We’ve had so many requests for Neon Pastel hair color lately, and we want to share some of our favorite looks we’ve been creating as well as a few helpful hints for achieving and maintaining this endless summer look.
The most important factor in achieving Neon Pastel hair is… you have to be very light blonde first in order for the color to show up. If you are already pale blonde, great! You just need to schedule an appointment for a “Gloss” with your favorite Lucy Pop stylist, bring a few insp. pics, and we’ll take it from there! If you aren’t already pale blonde, it may take 1 or more lightening sessions to get you light enough to achieve the best results. We recommend scheduling a consultation so we can create a plan of action that works with your time frame and budget.
So, you’ve got the perfect shade of pink, peach, lavender, mint, etc. Now what?
Pastel tones fade FAST. Usually after 4-6 shampoos they are gone. We’ve even seen extreme fadage after 1 shampoo. It all depends on how porous your hair is, how often you are shampooing, what you are shampooing with, and how much sun exposure your hair is getting.
We recommend using dry shampoo (our fave is Evo Water Killer) to extend the length of time between shampoos.
When you do shampoo, use cold water and a sulphate-free shampoo. Cold water doesn’t open your hair cuticle as much as warm or hot water does – this means less color pigments slip out. Sulphate-free shampoos (we love any of the Kevin Murphy Washes!) aren’t as harsh as regular sulphate based lathers. This helps the color pigments stay in the hair shaft during the shampoo process, and is just better for the health of your hair and scalp.
Have your stylist mix a custom Evo Fabuloso Pro Color Conditioner for you before you leave. Use it in place of your regular conditoner to add pigment back to your hair each time you shampoo. It’s like color glazing your hair in your shower – and it will help your Neon Pastel (or any color for that matter) last as long as possible.
Stay. Out. Of. The. Sun.
The sun will fade your pastel hair in no time. Seriously. Wear a hat or a hair scarf if you are going to be outside, and be sure to tuck all your strands inside so they are protected.
Follow our Neon Pastel hair color tips and tricks for the best results, and ultimate longevity of your summer hair color, and check out our Instagram – @lucypopsalon for more rad summer hair color pics!
-content by Renae Morton