Beauty

Going Dark for Winter  

Now is the season that many women start thinking about going darker with their hair color.  New Reflections Salon stylist, Amy Franklin, shows us three way to have deeper, richer color.

Cleaning Your Jewelry  

Just like wine, your jewelry gets better with age as long as you take care of it.  Bryan Moeller is a certified gemologist appraiser at R.F. Moeller explains the importance of regular cleaning and maintenance.  

Thanksgiving Inspired Beauty  

Our beauty expert, Sara Bartlett, is always getting inspired by what is going on around her when it comes to beauty.  Thanksgiving is no different.

Man Grooming 101  

There is a new thing called, “lumbersexuals” when it comes to men’s grooming.  It consists of flannel shirts, long hair, and long beards.  Apparently, a lot of the women are loving the look.  Gretchen Bliese from New Reflections Salon says it’s still important for the beard to be well groomed and the hair to be cleaned up.  Camera operator for 5 Eyewitness News and Twin Cities Live, Colin McDougal, gets a lesson in how it’s done.   

As Seen on TV: Beauty Products  

Leave it to Emily to find out if those products that you see on TV are worth buying or not.  This time, she is checking out the beauty products that make all kinds of promises for just “pennies”!

Halloween Makeup  

Makeup artist, Julie Martin from New Reflections, shows us how easy it is to create that spooky Halloween look.  Using things like toilet paper and false eye lash adhesive can give you the look you are going for.

Redness Reducers  

The dry, fall weather can wreak havoc to your skin particularly if it’s sensitive.  Beauty expert, Sara Bartlett has some fool-proof ways to prevent, treat, and cover red itchy skin. 

Blush & Brows   Back To Top

New Reflections makeup artist, Julie Martin, says the thing that women neglect the most – and make the most difference – are their brows and blush.  She shows us a few examples how by paying attention to your brows and blush, it changes the whole look of your face. 

Hello Gorgeous   Back To Top

New Reflections Salon has partnered with the organization, Hello Gorgeous.  Hello Gorgeous gives a day of pampering to a woman currently battling cancer.  TCL’s Kelli Hanson checks out a Purse Party event the salon is holding to benefit the cause.     

Fall Hair & Make Up Trends   Back To Top

If you are thinking about darkening your hair and changing up your makeup for fall, you might want to give it a second thought.  Kati Giles and Julie Martin from New Reflections Salon are here with what’s hot for the fall season, and they say you should actually lighten things up a bit!  

Fat Grafting   Back To Top

For many women who have battled and beat breast cancer, they are left with daily reminders of the disease they once carried.  Often times, the surgeries they undergo in their battle will leave scars.  Bashioum Cosmetic Surgery Center in Wayzata can help erase some of these reminders. 

Beauty Panel   Back To Top

The beauty business has become a multi-billion dollar industry.  A lot of women don’t question the need for all the waxing, skin, and hair products.  Our beauty expert, Sara Bartlett explains the need for all these products to our panel of guys.  Steve, the wine guy, Ted Farrell from Haskell’s, and our hardware guy Mike Frattallone from Frattallone’s Ace Hardware weigh in.

Looks From the 80s   Back To Top

The 1980’s brought about some pretty “big” trends.  The looks have become pretty iconic.  Kati Giles & Julie Martin from New Reflections Salon and Patty Miranda from MODE Roseville bring the look of the 80’s into 2014. 

Exfoliator Picks   Back To Top

Julie Martin from New Reflections Salon explains the importance of exfoliating, especially with winter approaching.  It shrinks the pore size and sloughs off the dead skin for a radiant, polished look.  She gives us her picks for the different kinds of exfoliators based on different skin types.

Solimar Spa   Back To Top

Before TCL Book Club, Elizabeth and Steve spent some time at Solimar Spa, the new spa at Radisson Blu Mall of America.   

Elizabeth and Steve's Closet, September 16th   Back To Top

Elizabeth loves her infinity scarf around her neck while Steve prefers to wear scarves a little differently...

Retinoids   Back To Top

Dermatologist Jaime Davis, from Uptown Dermatology, says there is a heavy lifter in the skin care world.  Retinoids have been called multi-taskers, not only smoothing out fine lines but are said to boost our skin’s cell function as well.   

Try This, Not That: Beauty Products   Back To Top

Our beauty expert is constantly trying out makeup, creams and conditioners so you don't have to. Sara Bartlett stopped by to review dry shampoos, blurring products and more.
 
 
 

Sweat Proof Make-Up   Back To Top

One thing that usually remains consistent at the fair year after year is the weather.  Normally, you can count on the days getting pretty hot.  The heat and humidity can have a pretty big effect on your makeup if you don’t do it right, leaving you to wonder why you even bothered.

Back-to-School Haircuts & Makeup   Back To Top

The summer is wrapping up and it’s time to get those kids cleaned up and ready for school!  Stylist Gretchen Bliese and make-up artist Julie Martin from New Reflections Salon show off some cute cuts and make-up tips for the girls that will have them ready for the first day back.

Be Well with TCL: Technology and Skin Care   Back To Top

Did you know that there is an app to help the condition of your skin?  Did you also know that the persistent rash that won’t go away could be caused by your iPad?  It’s true!  Dr. Jaime Davis from Uptown Dermatology explains how technology can help your skin and hurt it.

Be Well with TCL: Voluma Injections & Lip Augmentation   Back To Top

TCL Producer, Kelli Hanson heads to Contour Clinic to get a look at the services they offer that they say promise to give you back a more youthful appearance with Voluma Injections.

Must Have Hair Tools   Back To Top

Curls are something that a lot of women want but not all curls are the same and neither is hair.  New Reflections Salon Stylist, Katie Giles, show us what you need to create three different kinds of curls.  Curling irons and flat irons both create very different curls. 

Make Up Brushes   Back To Top

Makeup artist, Julie Martin, from New Reflections Salon says women can shorten the time it takes to put on their makeup if they just have the right tools.  She shows us three brushes she says you should have.  

Forehead Lift   Back To Top

Connie Wendt from Maple Grove decided that with turning 50, she needed a little freshening up.  When she looked at herself in the mirror, she saw wrinkles on her forehead caused by raising her eyebrows.  She tried botox to smooth them out without much success.

42 to Say I Do: Getting Ready   Back To Top

The bridal party got pampered all day at New Reflections Salon. Mollie, her mother, mother-in-law, and the 6 bridesmaids look wedding ready!

Hardware Store Solutions for Beauty   Back To Top

Between the nail polish bottles, curling irons and brushes; it can be tough to keep your beauty items organized. Beauty guru, Sara Bartlett and our Handy Man, Mike Frattallone from Frattallone's Ace Hardware teamed up for some creative solutions!

Summer Beauty Picks by the Experts   Back To Top

This year you can skip all the beauty must-have articles because we went straight to experts at the Minnesota School of Cosmetology for their summer beauty picks.

42 to Say I Do: Wedding Hair & Make-up   Back To Top

With just 21 days left until our 42 to Say I Do wedding couple ties the knot, it’s time to start figuring out the beauty routine for the wedding.  Katie Giles and Julie Martin from New Reflections Salon have some answers to make sure you – and your party are doing it right.

42 to Say I Do: Wedding Make Up   Back To Top

Sam and Mollie won our 42 to Say I Do contest, and now they have only 28 days left until the big day!  New Reflections Salon makeup artist, Julie Martin offers up some makeup tips and tricks for the bride to be.

Wedding Hair   Back To Top

Our 42 to Say I Do wedding winners, Mollie and Sam, are getting things checked off their list for their upcoming nuptials on July 18th.  Mollie is figuring out what to do with her hair for the day.  New Reflections Salon stylist, Katie Giles, shows off some of the current styles she might want to consider. 

Men & Botox   Back To Top

Women aren’t the only customers receiving botox.  Botox for men is on the rise and even has his own name – “brotox.”  Jim Lamoureaux, from Eau Claire, Wisonsin, isn’t afraid to admit he’s ready to look a few years younger by using botox to smooth out some of the wrinkles.

Eyelash Extensions   Back To Top

The summer heat can ruin your makeup including your mascara, which just sort of melts in all the humidity.  New Reflections Salon and Spa can help with that with eyelash extensions!  You might even want to throw your mascara away!

Facelifts & Fat Grafting   Back To Top

Getting a facelift can be a scary thing.  We’ve all seen the bad jobs even celebrities have ended up with at times.  Dr. Bashioum from Bashioum Cosmetic Surgery Center says a facelift doesn’t have to change the way you look but rather, it could make people ask you how your skin looks so good.   

10 Years Younger Makeover   Back To Top

When we told you we’d help you look ten years younger, we got a lot of entries from people ready for the challenge. But it was one woman from Champlin that caught our attention because of a poem. 

Beauty Secrets   Back To Top

Beauty Expert Sara Bartlett has a lot of little secrets that she loves to share when it comes to beauty.  We’ve asked her to let us in on more of these secrets. 

Laser Hair Reduction   Back To Top

Having to shave every single day, is something that is at the top of this of things they hate for many women.  Emily found the solution to this problem and that is laser hair reduction at Radiance Medspa in Woodbury. 

Face Shape & Haircuts   Back To Top

When you are on the hunt for the perfect haircut, keep one thing in mind.  The shape of your face matters.  Katie Giles from New Reflections Salon tackles the best haircuts for certain face shapes and what cuts to avoid.

Make-Up & Face Shapes   Back To Top

Some women won’t walk out the door without their makeup on.  It can cover imperfections, make your eyes pop, and it can even change the entire shape of your face making it look slimmer.  New Reflections Salon Makeup Artist, Julie Martin, shows us just how easy it is to use contouring on your face for a whole new shape. 

Uses for Coconut Oil   Back To Top

Oil Pulling is a craze that a lot of people are jumping on.  It’s said to whiten your teeth, improve gum health, and give you better breath all day.  Jina Schaefer, creator of The Happy Healthy Truth.com, shows us how to do oil pulling with coconut oil and other ways to use it too.

Minnesota Made Beauty Products   Back To Top

Emily has taken us behind the scenes of several impressive good companies’ right her in Minnesota.  She’s bringing the good companies to the studio instead!  It’s all about the beauty industry and Emily has some of the products from three of her favorites.

10 Years Younger   Back To Top

Kris Sanders from Stillwater is making some big changes.  She is turning the big 5 – oh plus she has recently dropped 40 pounds.  She’s ready for the outside to match how she’s feeling on the inside.  Our talented Simonson’s Salon and Spa Plymouth team members Cassandra (Stylist), Vivian (Aesthetician) and Robinn (Aestetician) performed an awe inspiring makeover...watch to find out how they did it!

Homemade Skin Savers   Back To Top

It’s just about time to be pulling out the bug spray and the sunscreen.  Don’t worry, you don’t have to rush out to the store to get yours because you can make them at home!  Jina Schaefer, the creator of The Happy Healthy Truth.com, is here to show us how easy it is!

Curly Cuts   Back To Top

All haircuts are not created equal  - especially if you have a natural curl to your hair.  New Reflections Salon stylist, Kati Giles, shows us what you need to do to get the right cut for your curly locks. 

Try This Not That Beauty Products   Back To Top

Beauty Expert, Sara Bartlett, is back with more beauty product picks.  She compared everything from self tanners to eye shadow.  Sara tells us which of the products she compared are the ones to try.

Hair, Makeup & Nail Trends   Back To Top

Everyone knows that springtime brings new trends.  We aren’t talking clothes only either.  The same goes for hair, makeup and nails.  Minnesota School of Cosmetology instructor, Donna Dungy, shows us some of the newest trends we’ll be seeing.  

Be Well with TCL: Wedding Day Prep   Back To Top

It’s more than just hair and makeup that brides are worried about now-a-days.  Contour Clinic's are helping the brides and their moms get ready for their big day by erasing wrinkles and getting rid of pockets of fat.

Cut-A-Thon   Back To Top

The Aveda Institute in Minneapolis is hosting their annual Cut-A-Thon where you can get a haircut for only $10!  Every penny of that $10 goes to support clean water initiatives in honor of April’s Earth Month.

Hair Extensions   Back To Top

Women luck out when it comes to hair problems, thanks to a little invention called hair extensions.  New Reflections Salon Stylist Kati Giles shows us how not only will they make your hair longer, hair extensions also add volume to your hair as well.   

Beauty Products – Try It or Trash It?   Back To Top

There are so many beauty products out there that entice you with their promises or pretty packaging.  Unfortunately, more times than not, the product just doesn’t live up to the hype.  You end up spending a lot of money trying out a lot of product before you find what you like.  Our beauty expert Sara Bartlett is here to do the work for us.