Beauty

Refresh Your Look  

After what feels like the longest winter ever, the founder of Warpoint International Beauty Agency, Jessica Mae stopped by with tips and products to help you transform your lashes, get rid of the bags under your eyes, and get glowing skin just in time for spring and summer.

Simonson's Salon & Spa - Spring Trends  

Spring blooms no matter if the weather wants it to or not! Whether you are heading to the tropics or staying local, Simonson’s Salon & Spa has looks for everyone. They stopped by the studio to share their tips.   

Get Event Ready at Radiance Medspa  

We just changed our clocks and spring is officially less than one week away. But summer is just around the corner. That means wedding and reunion season and a lot of pictures shared on social media! It's also a time you want a rockin' bod to strut in that tankini! It’s why Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson stopped by Radiance Medspa in Woodbury to check out three treatments to get you event ready.

Beauty Products to Help You Look Younger  

You might not be able to turn back the clock there are certain beauty products you can use to help you look younger. Hillary Kline is a beauty expert and creator of "Kline to The Top," she stopped by with tips to help you take years off your life in an instant.

Fabulous in Five  

Jessica Mae is the Founder of WarPaint International Beauty Agency. She stopped by with tips and makeup essentials to help you look fabulous in five minutes or less.

Spring Break Beauty Buys  

TCL Make Up Artist Julie Martin stopped by the studio with five must-have beauty product for your spring break getaway. 

Essence One  

Shoreview mom, Lauren VanScoy, was diagnosed with anxiety and depression after her second daughter was born. After seeing a therapist, she was prescribed medication, but wanted to take the healing process a step further.  She started dabbling in essential oils, working with different scents that helped with anxiety, depression and focus. Lauren eventually went to aromatherapy school and now the sense of smell has become a business.  Essential One began just over 2-years ago, and has expanded from just essential oil blends to beauty products.  Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson has Lauren’s story.

Simonson’s Salon & Spa: Couple’s Makeover   Back To Top

Simonson’s Salon & Spa recently helped a Plymouth couple reconnect by giving them a makeover, date night out and a couples photography session. Lindsay and David Mayer won Simonson’s Ultimate Date Night Contest and TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson was there to see their new looks transform. 

Save your Skin in the Winter   Back To Top

The cold temps, dry air, and harsh winds suck the moisture out your skin. Beauty expert, Hillary Kline stopped by with products that will help hydrate your dry skin.

Layering Clothing with Graphic Tees   Back To Top

Melissa Hardin of Flaunt Accessories stopped by the studio with some tips on how to layer graphic tees. 

Healthy & Hydrated Skin Tips   Back To Top

TCL's Make Up artist Julie Martin stopped by with some tips on how to keep your skin hydrated and healthy during the winter season. 

HydraFacial at Simonson’s Salon & Spa   Back To Top

This weekend, for a brief time, we said goodbye to winter. But we know that won’t last long and we shouldn’t say goodbye to the dry air and the dull skies just yet. But we can say adios to what winter has already done to our skin this season. That’s thanks to a treatment called the HydraFacial. Don’t let the name fool you though. It’s much more than a facial. It’s actually a medical-grade hydradermabrasion device that is three parts – cleansing, exfoliating and then infusing the skin with an intensive serum.

2019 Beauty Trends   Back To Top

From brightly colored lips to gold glitter eyelids, these are beauty trends you’ll see a lot of this year. Jessica Mae is the founder of WarPaint International Beauty Agency. She stopped by with the top 5 beauty trends in 2019.

Beauty Stocking Stuffers   Back To Top

Chances are you already have gifts to put under the tree this year but beauty expert and creator of “Kline to the Top” Hillary Kline stopped by with great stocking stuffer ideas your beauty lover will enjoy.
 

Gifts from Simonson’s Salon & Spa   Back To Top

Oh, what fun it is to give and this holiday season and Simonson’s Salon & Spa is here to help! With over six festive holiday gift collections to choose from, it’s easy to find something to delight everyone on your list! Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson gives us the details on the perfect gift for your mom, sister and even your husband!

Adding Belts to Your Wardrobe   Back To Top

Stylist and Fashion Expert Wendy Witherspoon stopped by to give some tips on how to accesorize your outfit with a belt and shoes. 

Fake Eyelashes   Back To Top

TCL Makeup Artist Julie Martin stopped by TCL studio with some tips on how to wear fake eyelashes this holiday season. 

Radiance MedSpa Black Friday Specials   Back To Top

There are all sorts of deals to be had on Black Friday. We’re not just talking about the mall. Radiance MedSpa in Woodbury is also offering some great savings. There are deals on Botox, Xeomin, laser, product and more.

The Beauty Box   Back To Top

If you’re looking for a way to cut your morning routine back a bit, a Lakeville Salon just may have the answer. The Beauty Box opened 5-months ago, but is already known to clients for their Eyelash Extensions and Microblading services. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson takes us there show us how these two services could make you say goodbye to eye makeup!

Pajama Fashion   Back To Top

Fashion Expert Amy Seeman showed off some fun and festive pajamas to wear for the holiday season. 

Face Masks for the Couch Potato   Back To Top

It's Couch Potato Week on Twin Cities Live. We're celebrating all things that require you to do little to no work so you can sit back, relax while binging on your favorite shows and eating some delicious snacks. Beauty Expert, Hillary Kline stopped by with face mask ideas you can use right from your couch.

Halloween Makeup Tricks   Back To Top

Makeup artist Julie Martin shows us some spooky Halloween makeup tricks to add to your costume this year. 

Pumpkinpalooza: Bringing Orange into Your Makeup Palette   Back To Top

It has been a very special week celebrating that beautiful orange fruit sitting on your front porch. Pumpkinpalooza continues here on Twin Cities Live. We’ve taken you to the best pumpkin patches in the metro and tapped a Pumpkin instead of Keg. But now we’re showing you how to incorporate the color orange into your Fall makeup routine.
The founder of WarPaint International Beauty Agency Jessica Mae stopped by with ways to create a Pumpkin Spice Smokey Eye.

Simonson’s Salon & Spa Introduces New Medical Director   Back To Top

Simonson’s Salon & Spa is TCL’s go-to spot for hair and makeup and any minimally invasive spa treatments like Skin Pen or a facial. But this TCL partner is helping clients take self-care up a notch. Simonson’s recently announced their partnership with Dr. Daniel Schneider, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and owner of Riverview Facial Plastic Surgery and Total Body Aesthetic. As the salon’s Medical Director, Dr. Schneider can offer clients even more options when it comes to health and beauty.

Radiance MedSpa   Back To Top

Summers in Minnesota are a whole lot of fun. Lakes, rivers, patio time. Basically anything outside. It’s fun to be in the sun, but the sun can do some damage to your skin. The good news is there are some things you can do to help those unwanted sun spots disappear.

Body Brite   Back To Top

Helping you feel and look your best is one of Twin Cities Live’s favorite things.  If we happen to help you save a little money along the way…even better!  Steve met up with Ryan McEnaney, owner of Frenchie’s & Body Brite and checked out some of the services they offered. 

NYFW Beauty: Runway to Reality   Back To Top

The biggest fashion designers, celebrities and self-proclaimed fashionistas just wrapped up one of their most celebrated events.  New York Fashion Week took over the Big Apple last week and along with the clothes all eyes were on the model's makeup.  Runway looks can be a bit unapproachable, even sometimes scary. But Makeup Artist Julie Martin says you can take those looks from runway to reality with just a bit of tweaking. Julie stopped by with her favorite products to achieve three Fashion Week trends.

Cosmetic Acupuncture Winner Revealed   Back To Top

Earlier this summer on Twin Cities Live, we put the call out for someone who wanted to win a Cosmetic Acupuncture Package from Healing InSight in Saint Paul.  Owner, Senia Mae wanted to gift this service to someone looking for a whole body transformation.  The winner  - Cottage Grove mom and grandma Patty Storby - was chosen 8 weeks ago and the incredible results are in.

Makeup For Beginners   Back To Top

If you're new to the makeup world then the beauty aisle at Target may feel a little overwhelming. Beauty Expert and Creator of Kline to The Top Hillary Kline says you don’t have to be confused by all the products on the cosmetic shelves. She stopped by with tips that every makeup beginner should know.

Eyebrows Are Sisters, Not Twins   Back To Top

You get out to the Minnesota State Fair and discover it's the best people watching you'll ever do. You realize no two people are alike and our TCL Makeup Artist Julie Martin says, the same should go for your eyebrows. Julie says your eyebrows should be sisters, not twins.

National Brazilian Blowout Day   Back To Top

It’s a hair trend that keeps people looking and feeling their best. The Brazilian Blowout gives you a frizz-free and smooth hairdo. Simonson’s Salon and Spa is letting us in on some great ways to keep your hair feeling, looking and styled the way you love it.

Lipstick Beauty Hacks   Back To Top

Beauty Expert, Hillary Kline stopped by with her favorite makeup hacks for your lips.

Budget Friendly Makeup for Teens   Back To Top

If you've got a tween girl, maybe they're already pushing your buttons a bit. But because they're heading back to school, the topic of wearing makeup could come up. And that probably deserves a discussion.  It's why we've enlisted a professional makeup artist to help get the conversation started with products that won't cost you a fortune. The founder of WarPaint International Beauty Agency, Jessica Mae, stopped by with beauty on a budget.

TCL in Your Town Blaine: Aveda   Back To Top

TCL in Your Town is celebrating all things Blaine and you can’t visit that north metro suburb without talking about Aveda. The company was founded in 1978 by Horst Rechelbacher who stayed in Minnesota while recovering from an accident. Although the company was sold to Estee Lauder, the global headquarters remains in Blaine and many of the products are made there.

Summer Beauty Products for $15 or Less   Back To Top

From mascara to lip gloss, our beauty expert, Hillary Kline shares her favorite summer products that are $15 or less.
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Environ Anti-Aging Facial: Simonson’s Salon & Spa   Back To Top

Millennials, it's time to pay attention. Wrinkles, fines lines, crow’s feet - they all start to show up in your 20s. But take good care of your skin and those signs of aging could slow down. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson says she found a treatment called the Environ Anti-Aging Facial at Simonson's Salon and Spa and it can do just that. And this is bold, Kelli says this may be the best facial she's ever had.

4 Must Have Makeup Brushes   Back To Top

Sometimes your makeup bag can end up getting filled with products that you don't even use.  Makeup Artist, Julie Martin, says that there are only four brushes that you need to include.

DIY Face Masks   Back To Top

Beauty Expert and Creator of “Kline to the Top,” Hillary Kline stopped by with some of her favorite DIY Face Mask recipes and her go-to face mask products you can buy from a department store.  

Sunless Tanner Glow   Back To Top

Gone are the days of lathering yourself with baby oil and frying in the scorching summer sun. Now even if you never see the light of day, you can have a golden tan all year long! Jessica Mae, the founder of War Paint International Beauty Agency, stopped by with her favorite products for that perfect sunless summer glow. 

Long-Lasting Makeup Products   Back To Top

Beauty expert and creator of "Kline to the Top"  stopped by with her favorite makeup must haves that will last all day long.  

Give Me 5: Perfect Complexion   Back To Top

There's a new makeup trend going around -- it's called No Makeup, but you're actually wearing makeup. Confusing we know. But basically it means having a flawless complexion.  We’re wrapping up our Give Me 5 series with our TCL Makeup Artist Julie Martin’s 5 tips for perfect summer skin.

Mother’s Day PKG: Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery & Spa   Back To Top

If mom has mentioned she's looking a little tired or maybe she's commented recently on those lines and wrinkles, our friends over at Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery and Spa want to treat her. Moms like Abby Roth have seen amazing results there, thanks to Botox. Not only can aging create those wrinkles, but so can hormones after you've had a baby. Staff at Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery and Spa say Botox can make you look refreshed and results can last several months.

Common Questions for a Dermatologist   Back To Top

When making small talk, one of the questions you might ask is, "what do you do for a living?"  If the answer is that you are a doctor, there is usually some kind of follow up question that begins with, "I have this problem..."  Dr. Jaime Davis from Uptown Dermatology answers some of the most common questions she is hit with.

Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery & Spa: Skin Tightening for Mom   Back To Top

Here's something mom probably won't tell you she really wants this Mother's Day -- a mini face lift. But the one we're talking about doesn't involve surgery.  Our friends over at Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery and Spa have been raving about their skin tightening treatment. In involves small probes that can be used around the eyes and lips, even on the neck.
Dr. Lisa says it feels like a hot stone massage and who wouldn't love that?

Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery & Spa: Gift Package for Mom   Back To Top

Mom deserves some pampering this Mother’s Day and the folks over at Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery and Spa may just have the perfect gift she never knew she wanted.  Staff there say services like a Chemical Peel -- which can range from a light peel to an intensive one -- can lighten and brighten your skin. Peels can also help with acne scarring and brown spots.

Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery & Spa: Mother’s Day Deal   Back To Top

Mother’s Day is just a few days away, this Sunday May 13th! This year surprise mom with an amazing service from Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery & Spa.  Staff there says start with the HydraFacial. It’s a service that will make mom feel like a million bucks. It works by extracting dead skin cells that make your skin look dry and dull. Then the treatment infuses the skin with nutrients to tighten and tone and put back back in moisture that will give you that dewy glow.

Brevena Salon Crawl   Back To Top

Brevena is Elizabeth’s favorite Minnesota-made skin care line and this Mother’s Day they are sharing the love. Elizabeth visits three retailers across the metro that carry Brevena to find out which product they can’t live without and get you a deal on a facial, designer merchandise and a skin treatment.

Simonson’s Salon & Spa Mother’s Day Makeover   Back To Top

Mother's Day is just over a week away and we know a lot of moms that just want a few hours to themselves.
We recently gave Maple Grove mom, Abby Davis, some me time at Simonson’s Salon & Spa. She's a chaplain at a twin cities children’s hospital, has three children and is constantly running her kids to and from eight different sports. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson tagged along for this Mother's Day Makeover.

5 Makeup Must-Haves for Summer   Back To Top

If we're not complaining about the cold here in Minnesota, we're complaining about the heat. We're not there yet people, but pretty soon we're going to start sweating.  And ladies that means, we'll be sweating that makeup off. That means now is the time to start changing up your beauty routine. The founder of War Paint International Beauty Agency, Jessica Mae, stopped by with her 5 Makeup Must-Haves for Summer.

Ultimate NYC ABC Trip Give Away   Back To Top

In honor of Twin Cities Live turning ten, we’re giving you a chance to win the ultimate trip to New York City.  The trip includes airfare for two, three nights in a hotel in NYC, VIP tickets to see Live with Kelly and Ryan, tickets to sit at the tasting table on The Chew, and countless memories!