Gel polish manicures have been increasingly popular for the last few years, and Eccotique continues to offer some of the most professional and renowned brands like Shellac and Essie Gel. But, we at Eccotique have heard your pleas for bolder and brighter colours for summer and have scoped out for the best gel polish brands that the industry has to offer. Gelish has been around since the gel-craze begun, and offers guests long lasting, bold, bright, and a no-chip alternative to regular nail polish. Eccotique currently offers nine of Gelish’s beautifully bright colours including neon pinks, orange, and coral, and amazing silver and gold sparkles. So, keep your summer flare alive by calling any Eccotique location to book in for your Gelish manicure.
Attention Sun Worshipers everywhere! Nowadays most people are aware of the damaging effects the sun has on our skin, but did you know that the sun can be harmful to your hair!? I know what you’re thinking, how can something so beautiful be so damaging? Well, not only does the sun’s powerful UV rays fade hair colour, but it also can burn and dehydrate the hair leaving your locks feeling dry, brittle, and matted. Now, this does not mean that you have to hide inside all summer long, no, you can simply protect your hair’s health the same way you protect your skin—put a sunscreen on! Wait! I don’t mean a literal sunscreen, I mean Davines Su Hair Milk, which acts like a sunscreen by shielding against UV-A and UV-B rays while adding moisture to your hair. Not only does it smell amazingly fruity and floral, but you can spray it on wet or dry hair before you step out on the beach. So, don’t get burned this summer—get Davines’ Su Hair Milk and other sun care products to keep your locks hot all summer long!
You might be asking yourself, “what’s with all the charcoal?” Lately it seems as if every brand has their own charcoal facial cleanser or body wash, but how do you know if they are any good? And what’s so special about charcoal anyway? Well, the geniuses from Dermalogica have really outdone themselves with their new Charcoal Rescue Masque. Formulated with activated Binchotan Charcoal, this fast-acting and easy to remove masque works wonders for all skin types. Not only does this masque draw out impurities deep in the skin, but also it gently exfoliates away dull, dry, and dead skin to immediately improve skin’s radiance and luster. It’s a simple way to achieve better looking skin instantly: simply massage a layer of Dermalogica Charcoal Rescue Masque all over damp skin after cleansing. Leave on for 10 minutes. Massage face with damp fingers to reactivate exfoliants, and gently remove masque with warm water.
Whoever said “blondes have more fun” clearly never considered the hair-struggles that these beauties go through to keep their colour fresh and bright. The split-ends, the breakage, the fluff! It’s the kind of thing stylist’s nightmares are made of. If you’ve ever wondered how the naturally-brunette Kardashians manage to get so blonde without breaking all their hair off, well it’s all thanks to the geniuses at Olaplex. Olaplex is a silicone-free and oil-free treatment that can be added to your colouring service to protect against breakage, or take home Olaplex Hair Protector No.3 to strengthen and protect your locks in between colouring services. So, this season dare to be lighter, brighter, and stronger by unleashing your inner blonde-bombshell with Olaplex.
Ciao bella! You asked and we delivered: Eccotique Spa and Salon Coquitlam, Richmond and Kitsilano are now carrying Davines! The Italian founded line is sold worldwide, spanning over 75 countries, and are formulated with the love of art, fashion, and the environment, which is enough to have us singing “that’s amore!” Some of our fan favorites heading into the warmer weather include Davines’ “This is a medium volume boosting mousse” to give you long lasting volume that will hold up in the warm spring breeze, and “This is a sea salt spray” that is as delicious smelling as fresh baked cannolis. If you haven’t had a chance to experience the hair-wonders of Davines, we seriously suggest you throw back an espresso, hop on your moped, and get yourself some amazing products pronto!
We West-Coasters are not strangers to the dark, dreary, and damp weather that bombards us nine months of the year. But, 2016 spring make up trends are calling for a chance of colour and a 100% chance of gorgeousness! Seen strutting down the runway are tropical eyes, reminiscent of long walks along Kitsilano Beach at sunset, paired with soft and sultry kissers. Try some of our brand new Aveda favorites like Peach Nectar and Desert Clay eye colour with Pink Peppertree nourishing lip color. So, this spring season take a romantic stroll with Aveda’s 2016 Spring/Summer collection Indian Sunset to keep you looking on trend and fresh this season, even if it’s a walk in the rain.
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