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Glo Has Reinvented Itself Here at One Salon!

Well, not completely-it was already pretty perfect. But we do have some fancy new packaging, and products!

This week we are featuring Glo’s Lip Revival. This minty gloss will hydrate and promote the look of fuller lips. It contains almond oil, sunflower seed oil, peppermint oil (for a fresh Holiday feel, of course).

Eye shadow Techniques for all Eye Shapes

Not sure how to shadow? Here you go!

Almond eyes: Accent this perfect eye shape by concentrating a warm, mid-tone to the crease

Round eyes: Blending the shadow beyond the outer corners of the eyes will lengthen this shape. Create a cat eye with liquid eyeliner to further elongate the eye.

Close-set eyes: Create space by applying a highlighter color to the inner corners of the eyes, near the bridge of the nose. Adding a few individual eye lashes to the outer third of the eye will draw attention outward.

Slanted mono-lid: Rather than attempting to create a cut crease, it is best to concentrate color along the eyelash line by blending upward towards the crease. Highlight the eyebrow bone to create more dimension.

Full eyes: Minimize the most prominent part of the eye by concentrating the deepest shadow color at the center of the eyelid, carrying it just past the crease.

Small eyes: To make small eyes appear larger, extend the lightest shadow slightly above the upper eyelash line.

Aliesh Pierce-Dermascope

Praise the Beard

The era of beards has been resurrected. Beards are trending and men are grooming their facial hair with pride. Savvy beard growers are investing a lot in their grooming and maintenance. The way a man styles, trims, and grooms his beard shows character. Caring for the skin under the bear, however, takes strategic planning with knowledgeable professionals-and here we are at One Salon! $60-1 hour. Call 630-587-0111 to schedule your appointment today.

Dermascope-October 2017

Pumpkin Enzyme Facial! ‘Treat’ Yourself this October

Treat yourself to a pumpkin enzyme facial at half the regular price- only $50-for the month of October! This facial features our pumpkin enzyme scrub:

Glo-therapeutics Pumpkin Enzyme Scrub is an exfoliant that removes dead skin cell buildup and stimulates cell regeneration with granules and enzymes that exfoliate without stress or irritation to the skin. Recommended for all skin types and conditions, except very sensitive and acne skin. This face exfoliant is a natural, gentle physical exfoliation that works to improve skin texture and soften the skin while simultaneously helping to protect cell surfaces against harmful environmental factors.


  • Phoenix Dactylifera (Date) Seed – Natural physical exfoliant used in scrubs.
  • Jojoba Esters – Smooth spheres that provide gentle emollient exfoliation and help deliver active ingredients directly to the skin.
  • Zeolite – Used to gently exfoliate and trap heavy metal pollutants, helping to remove toxins and debris from the skin.
  • Lactobacillus/Pumpkin Ferment Extract – Fruit enzyme naturally rich in antioxidant bioflavonoids and Vitamin A that assist in breaking down dead and irregular cellular build up.
  • Protease – Enzyme that digests proteins, improving skin texture, exfoliating and contributing to wound healing.
  • Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Extract – Soothes and softens the skin. Helps to calm inflamed, acne-prone skin.
  • Phospholipids – Important barrier forming component of skin cell membranes.
  • Sphingolipids – Support signal transmission and cell communication.

The Orchid and White Sands

These products ingeniously utilize the anti-aging and mineral richness of the orchid flower. The complex will treat the hair and close the cuticle layer, filling in strands of imperfection.

With each use of this complex, healing properties are enhanced as coarse split ends become mended and hair is strengthened, restoring it back to a vibrant state. Ingeniously utilizes the anti-aging and mineral richness of the flower for superior in salon treatments and at home care.

Find Clarity

Clean up your act!

Sticky silicones, thick waxes, conditioner buildup, hard water mineral deposits and damaging chlorine- the list of elements sticking to your hair is endless. And without properly removing these coatings, the results of hours in the hair salon can be negatively affected. Here’s some tips to keep in clean!

a. When using a clarifying shampoo, apply it from the scalp to mid shaft, avoiding the ends. This allows the shampoo to focus where the buildup lives.

b. In the summer when you are swimming and perspiring more, your hair  color and texture can shift. A clarifying shampoo can restore the hair’s balance, and save it from discoloration.

c. Clarifying shampoos are especially important for curly haired clients who use a lot of products to keep their curls under control.

American Salon Magazine


Spring and Summer 2017 Makeup Trends

From glossed over lids to color swept cheeks and eyes, this season is all about color, both soft and vibrant. Soft pastel shades to bright colored blocked 80’s inspired eyes and lips were seen on runways from NY to Milan. Just when we thought that glitter was so last holiday, it has reinstated itself in the form of the dramatic glitter pout. The classic French manicure reinvented itself with a creative glitter flair of lining the cuticles. The dark, vampy, red lip of last season has updated itself in bright shades of raspberry, orange and cherry red. Dreamy watercolor eyes sparkled with pastel shades brushed artfully across the lid present a fresh, fun approach to the season.

source: colorlab

Foundation With Everything You Want And Nothing You Don’t!





*st. Johns wort

*organic apricot kernel

*sunflower oils

*sodium PCA


*no parabens, parading, silicones, talc, petroleum, mineral oil, or synthetic colorants 



The Blush Rush-Blush Draping!

Contouring has met its match! The latest type of chiseling is created with large brush strokes of blush and more blush. Blush draping replaces the traditional contouring and highlighting trend of the 80’s. It is now making a comeback, this spring, in the form of blush to enhance cheekbones, brow bones, and eyes.

Not much is needed to recreate this look. one shade of blush or eyeshadow in hues of pink or coral will do. Keep in mind that the cheek is overly exaggerated and is the center of attention with a bit of the same shade swept across the eyelid and over the temples. This trend will give you a reason to blush!

This technique and many more will be demonstrated at our makeup party next week!

Plaits Please!

There’s something incredibly romantic about a braid that makes it perfect for a bride’s big day. It’s a great alternative to a formal updo-plus, it’ll stay in place from the walk down the aisle all the way ot the after party. Get inspired by these bridal braids from Heather Chapman and Mustafa Avci to try out for your wedding day!

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