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How to Build a Better Brow

Beautiful young woman in cosmetic salon close upThe eyes are the “windows to the soul”. We see everything through them. Framing them with our eyebrows can enhance our natural beauty but shaping them can sometimes be challenging. While fashion sometimes dictates how we choose to look, in the case of eyebrows, it is more important to work with your natural shape. We can shape them in a thin line or wear them more natural. The important thing is making sure we follow a basic rule of thumb… The space between your eyebrows should never exceed the width of one eye. Follow these guidelines to build your perfect brow.

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The Perfect Manicure in 5 Steps

nail salon AuroraDid you know that when you meet someone for the first time they look at your face and then look at your hands? Your hands and fingernails can tell so much about you and are such an important part of a personal grooming routine. Manicures can make your skin look softer, smoother and younger looking. A manicure can also be very relaxing and an inexpensive way of pampering yourself. Check out our special below! The Classic Perfect Pinky Manicure has 5 steps: Read more

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Waxing – 5 Tips for Safe and Effective Hair Removal

waxing AuroraWell, it’s that time of year again. And I don’t mean Christmas! It’s summer which means relaxing at the cottage, at the beach or even in your own backyard. But wherever you’ll be spending the hot, hazy summer days and nights, you’ll be wearing a little less clothing. So since you’re showing a little more skin, you’ll be sure to get rid of all that winter fuzz growing on your legs, bikini line, etc. Waxing is a safe, budget-friendly and effective way to remove it all. Here are 5 tips to make sure you are getting the most out of your waxing experience: Read more

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3 Tips for Sun Safety

sun protectionThe sun gives us warmth, life, and a fabulous tan.  The only problem with the fabulous tan part is that it can create other problems. Although we love the feel of the sun on our skin and it is important for vitamin D absorption, it can cause skin cancer so it’s important to incorporate these 3 tips for sun safety into our everyday lives.

1. Sunscreen

It is important to use sunscreen every day even in the winter if you are exposing yourself to the sun’s rays.  If you plan to be in the sun for an extended period of time, then reapplication is a must.  In fact, reapplying every 90 minutes is recommended for your skin’s health.  Skin cancer does not happen right away; It takes years of sun damage before it is detected but the effects can be devastating.

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