Monthly Archives: March 2016

Get frizz-free at Pastels this spring!

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To celebrate springtime and the onset of beach weather, Pastels Salon in Dubai, UAE is offering 40% off its Kerastase Discipline treatment for a limited time. The treatment rids the hair of frizz to leave it tamed and silky-smooth.
A treatment ritual designed to control frizz for 72 hours, this sophisticated treatment is based on cutting-edge technology and contains the patented Morpho Keratin - a highly professional concentration that has been tipped a ‘smoothing miracle’.


Discipline is designed to tame even the most unruly hair while also restoring harmony and the beauty of perfect movement. The Morpho Keratin strengthens the surface and weakness points to assist the natural movement and dynamics of all hair types, giving immediate results with lasting care. Each product used in the Discipline treatment aims to repair and fortify the hair fiber, then coat it with an anti-humidity polymer to make it more water-resistant.
So to unlock supple, fluid, perfectly smooth hair, whatever your hair type – without any harsh chemicals, and with no damage– pop into Pastels Salon and discover the Kerastase Discipline treatment today!
Promotion details: Usual price: AED600
Promotional prices: from AED350 short to shoulder-length hair; AED450 for long hair and AED550 for very long hair. Instagram/Twitter:@pastelssalon

Age-Recovery Sunscreen & Bronzecrán Spray from Académíe Scientifique de Beauté


Luxury French skincare & beauty company Académíe Scientifique de Beauté, through UAE distributor the Enigma Beauty Group, introduces its Face Age Recovery Sunscreen Cream and Bronzecran Spray for the upcoming summer in the region.

• Face Age Recovery Sunscreen Cream with SPF 40
A non-greasy, easy-to-use moisturizing cream with active anti-UVA/UVB ingredients that protects skin from the harsh rays of the sun, and helps rewind time for rejuvenation of the skin. Lather on a coin-sized amount of sunscreen 30 minutes prior to sun exposure and experience instantly tightened skin and visibly reduced deep creases and lines to improve the skin’s firmness. Its invisible texture makes it non-comedogenic and oil-free for sensitive skin.
Crafted to stop streaking across the skin, this evenly whipped sunscreen gives skin a sheer, lit-from-within glow for that beautiful sun-kissed look, without the heavy sun damage.
Priced at – AED 235

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Spray for Sun Intolerant Skin SPF 50+
Completely invisible protection in a bottle comes with this Académíe Bronzecrán spray for sun intolerant skin. With soothing actives and anti-UVA and UVB solution, this dermatologically tested, non-comedogenic formulation is ideal for sensitive skin for optimal skin tolerance to the sun. Simply spray on this silky spray for the secure protection against the sun.
Priced at – AED 345

Académie Scientifique de Beauté was founded by Dr Alexandre Lamotte in 1890. Over the years the company has built its well-known reputation in the world of dermatology and skincare products through extensive research and development. All production is done in-house in France, which gives the brand 100% control over quality and innovation. Its unique skincare approach is based on the sole notion of results, which combines diagnosis, prescription and a cabin treatment program to give advanced results.

Nails with a Whisper of color for spring 2016

Experience color serenity with this muted and tranquil palette of transitional
nail neutrals – in the Whispers collection from Zoya.


• Cala - A soft nude with a kiss of warmth that will flatter most skin tones.
• April - A light, rosy toned neutral that is a modern take on blush.
• Eastyn - A subtle grayed grape that is more interesting than mauve and gives a modern alternative that is ever so wearable.
• Misty - An easy to wear taupe that is an updated version of gray with just a touch of green to make it daring.
• Ireland - A uniquely wearable green that is muted enough to make it subtle yet still interesting. This green is well balanced between blue &
yellow so it’s flattering on all skin tones.
• Lake - A softened blue that gives the effect of serene water with just a hint of vibrancy to preserve
its luminosity.

The House of Enspa unveils state-of-the-art new salon in Jumeirah, Dubai

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Fourteen years after opening its first salon in Dubai, The Nail Spa has opened its doors to a new nail bar and hair salon experience.

The Nail Spa now presents a number of new and exciting features and services for clients to indulge in.

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The core of the salon displays nail color in a whole new fashion with over 300 polishes on offer from brands such as OPI, Kure Bazaar, Inglot and Essie.
Alongside a drying station, retail section and pedicure haven, the ArtBar is the piecé de resistence. Here a platform for self-expression and nail style is found. Clients are immersed in an area dedicated to nail styling and design where iPads showcase the various nail shapes on trend as well as different art ideas that can be created instantly on the nail. Upgrading your mani has never been easier since there are 108 designs on offers in the Standard Collection alongside a series of other fashion and beauty-inspired collections – allowing a nail design to suit every type of woman.

Lastly, Marquee, its hair salon, debuts a cut and color bar with an emphasis on the most cutting edge and fashion forward techniques available. The Balmain Hair Couture show space has everything you need for longer, thicker hair with three types of extensions and an array of temporary hairpieces to give instant length, height or volume.

Nails get Nude this season

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What makes EPIX flexible color better for your nails? Well, this long-wearing polish formula with smudge-fixing technology is surely one of a kind. It dries faster, lasts longer, is easily applied with its new custom 600 Bristle Count Brush technology and Gripper Cap™, it’s a hybrid formula that doesn’t t need a UV or LED lamp and finally, it still delivers the high shine-finish that you expect. From a professional polish formula.
Don't miss out on having gorgeous natural looking nails with this quick application new era of nail polish. It’s evolution in a beautiful bottle of color.

Rock n’ Roll Nail Education in the GCC

The Artistic Rock Hard Tour II revisited Dubai & Abu Dhabi for a two-day intensive nail training that covered the foundation of everything a fully skilled tech needs to know.
From product chemistry, application of gel and acrylic extensions to maintenance and 3D inlaid nail art ideas, the 23 salons that attended from the UAE and Kuwait were enriched and motivated beyond their expectations.
International educators Wendalena Thammel from the USA alongside Riikka Valtonen from Finland, also showcased the latest techniques used for applying Colour Gloss, the Artistic gel polish. This event was hosted by Beauty Essentials, which will again host this most fantastic event in 2017– so, as it’s never too soon to get on its mailing list for future training information – why not email now for more details!

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Give nails that ultimate spa treatment at home

Alessandro International now brings a special, limited edition range of cuticle oils that are a must-have for anybody looking for a spa-like manicure experience.

• A rare and important vegetable oil, the Argan Oil by Alessandro is packed with rich anti-oxidant agents and essential fatty acids that are ideal for softening the cuticles and strengthening the nails.

• Lemon Nail & Cuticle Oil is a nourishing oil rich in lemon juices to cure discolored nails and is perfect for those suffering from brittle, damaged nails.

• A nourishing oil packed with green tea extracts, Green Tea Oil this is best for skin that has been damaged from wear and tear due to harsh weather and use. With a roll-on applicator, you can easily target broken, brittle skin and nails with this anti-oxidant rich oil.

• Almond Nail & Cuticle Oil with Argan Oil is a rich nail oil with precious Moroccan Gold, the Argan oil that intensely moisturizes the skin and leaves behind a sweet almond smell. A classic oil used in professional manicures, get this miracle oil to keep cuticles looking even and nails looking strong and beautiful.

Price: AED 55 each

SpaRitual introduces flight attendant nail program

SpaRitual takes to the skies with its much anticipated nail program in partnership with a well-known airline in the region. Known for its eco-friendly, vegan and philosophy-driven nail and bodycare products, SpaRitual will expand its services to one of the fastest growing airline carriers in the world.
Claire Gittus of Aspire Beauty Trading, SpaRitual’s contact in Dubai, is working closely with the carrier refreshing nailcare protocols and color. New recruits will learn these standards and receive their nailcare kit in their initial training program.The nailcare training will consist of basic hygiene for nails, proper nail length standards and overall personal care of nails for ladies and men.
SpaRitual, is a USA company located in Los Angeles.

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USA NSI complete all encompassing nail brand now in the Middle East

NSI products are now available in the Middle East from new distributor, Blissology in the UAE.
Promising to provide exceptional local support to salons that take on this brand, Blissology offers in-house advanced education to enhance the skills and confidence required to succeed with these products. The team’s product knowledge classes, demonstrations, theory sessions and hands-on education related to consultation, technique, the application process, contraindications, proper use and knowledge of products and homecare will provide all users with keys for unlocking client satisfaction.

“At Blissology, we realize that art and science go hand-in-hand when creating beauty. We appreciate that hair stylists and beauticians are artists - whether the masterpiece is a gorgeous set of lash extensions, beautiful hair color or perfectly painted nails,” reveals Firas Kazma, general manager at Blissology. “Understanding the science and chemistry behind the products is an important aspect of giving a ‘blissful’ experience for both the artist and the client. The team here is proud to be part of the formulation that equals beauty.
“The Blissology team is dedicated to being the very best in the beauty industry. With its solid effective distribution strategy, and reliable network of warehousing and delivery teams, the team ensures customers get their orders on time.
And as masters of beauty bliss, we offer high-quality products and training opportunities to help salons create beauty bliss for their customers too.
“The Blissology vision is to provide the best service in the market while sustaining a growth for our business too. Establishing trust in each of our clients and striving to provide and meet each client’s requirements is the focus, thereby assisting each customer to reach their full potential as a successful business in this region.”
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Nails Get Some Summer Loving

Disco Dolly

Bio Sculpture has launched the Disco Dolly collection for spring/summer 2016.
The spring/summer catwalk collections were bold, daring and uncompromisingly cool. Aimed at the women who dress to impress with killer nails, this summer is not the season for the shrinking violet. From aluminum organza to neon lace, it’s the season for the fiercest party animals imaginable.
All Nighter is a cool, calm and collected aqua shade; Party Animal is a powerful pink loaded with adrenaline; Turn Up The Volume rocks the neon wearable shade of orange; Glitter Bug mixes street culture with fashion to evoke feelings of euphoria.

Eyelash enhancement course in Qatar

The beautifying of lashes has become an extremely popular service in salons over recent years and in respect of this beauty trend Tajmeel in Qatar is now offering lash extension courses.novalash 2

Tajmeel – the Qatar Beauty Academy – introduces its latest new course for therapists this April for NovaLash eyelash extensions.
Presenting a two-day onsite training opportunity, the student will be required to complete 10 sets of lashes after training, which must be delivered as before and after photos that will be assessed by expert verifiers before full certification is gained.
Candidates don’t require any previous beauty experience but do need a very steady hand, discipline, an eye for detail and passion for creating beautiful eyes. This is an ideal add-on skill for make-up artists.

Telephone: + 974 - 4036 3057

De Luxe Gift Set of make-up brushes from Sam & Nic

The Holiday Collection Brushes from Real Techniques offers a full face set with sleek clutch to glam up your make-up routine. Transform your look with this collector's edition deluxe gift set.

• Multi Task Brush: for effortless application of powder, blush and bronzer.
• Exclusive Tapered Foundation Brush: features a dense, rounded head for a perfect complexion.
• Exclusive Angled Highlighter Brush: add glow to cheeks or use for contouring of the nose.
• Base Shadow Brush: applies a smooth, flawless foundation of color.
• Fine Liner Brush: for precision application of liquid or cream eyeliner.
• Exclusive Glam-to-go Clutch: stores brushes for touching up your look on-the-go.

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