Beauty

Good Company: Worker B  

What started out as just making necessary products, has grown into a “good company.”  Their products aren’t only unique but they can help people too.  When founder of Worker B, Liesa Helfen, was working for a bee keeper, she noticed the honey she was using to make candles was helping her contact dermatitis. 

Facial Rehab  

As you age and spend more time in the sun, you might notice more brown spots or broken blood vessels on your face.  If this is the case for you, the Healthy Skin Facial from Massage Envy can provide some much needed rehab.

Damaged Hair & Skin  

The summer sunshine, chlorine from the pools, and being outdoors at the lake all can cause damage to your hair and skin.  Kati Giles and Julie Martin from New Reflections Salon have some products that will help reverse that damage.   

Skin Care with Caffeine  

According to beauty magazines, caffeine has some pretty amazing properties that will help you skin.  Can a scrub made with coffee get rid of cellulite? Does putting tea bags under your eyes really decrease puffiness?  Dr. Jaime Davis from Uptown Dermatology has the answers. 

Be Well with TCL: Dermal Fillers  

Every month, we introduce you to someone new to the MedSpa world who is willing to try different treatments to get the skin they've always wanted. In this week's Be Well with TCL, Kelli Hanson features a 49-year-old mom who adds more volume with the help of Carillon Clinic.

Short Haircuts  

Contrary to what you might think, if you cut your hair short there is more than one way to wear it.  New Reflections stylist Kati Giles says a short haircut can mean there is no commitment and you can change it up!  She shows us some ways to do that and what you’ll need to do it. 

Expired Make Up  

Do you regularly clean out the makeup from the bottom of your makeup bag?  Beauty expert Sara Bartlett says you should!  You will probably be surprised at what you’ll find that is expired.  Sara shows us what can stay and what has to go!

Sweat-Proof Makeup   Back To Top

Does the hot weather make your make-up literally melt off your face? Make-up artist, Julie Martin from New Reflections Salon, shows us her favorite products that will prevent that from happening.

Summer Hair & Make-Up Trends   Back To Top

Don’t think you can go into summertime with the same old winter hair and make-up.  It’s time to refresh them and keep up with the trends.  New Reflections stylist, Kati Giles, and make-up artist, Julie Martin, show us how to make the trends work for you!

Be Well with TCL: Skincare Clinic   Back To Top

No matter what your age, we all need to take care of our skin.  Whether you are dealing with acne or dealing with age spots, there is one place that can take care of it all.  Kelli heads over to Carillon Clinic where she meets a mom and daughter who take care of their skin together.

Quick Makeup Tricks   Back To Top

If you're rushing to get the kids out the door or are trying to make a dinner reservation, there might not be time for makeup. New Reflections Salon makeup artist Julie Martin stops by with quick makeup tricks in a pinch. 

Be Well with TCL: Electrolysis   Back To Top

Summer is a time to show more skin, which also means it's time for that unwanted hair to go. TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson heads to Christina Clinic in Roseville to learn about Electrolysis, a treatment dating back to the late 1800s.

New Reflections: Gradual Gray Hair   Back To Top

Gray hair is white hot right now. Amy Franklin from New Reflections is in-studio to teach how to make color softer and more natural. 

Dr. Terry Dubrow and Heather Dubrow   Back To Top

Dr. Terry Dubrow and his wife, Heather, are fan favorites on BRAVO TV and E! The power couple’s stardom is now extending into the beauty world.

Self-Tanners   Back To Top

All the warnings about the dangers of the sun are finally being heeded.  People are applying that sunscreen and staying out of the direct sun.  That doesn’t mean that we all aren’t still going after that sun-kissed glow.

Getting Botox   Back To Top

Not only is the Twin Cities known for its world class dining experiences and hot theater scene.  The Twin Cities is also ranked #8 in the nation for botox!  Apparently Minnesotans take looking younger very seriously!  Kelli heads to Carillon Clinic to find out more about botox. 

Reunion Refresh   Back To Top

Summertime is the season for high school reunions.  Don’t stress out about it – just get a little refreshed!  Getting your hair and makeup done always makes you feel better about yourself.

Erase Fine Lines & Wrinkles   Back To Top

Zel Skin and Laser Specialists in Edina has a way to erase fine lines and wrinkles once and for all.  It’s a procedure that can take years off of your face in less than three months.

Gotta Have It: Airbrush Tans   Back To Top

When you have a golden tan, you just feel better.  The best way to go about getting a little color is with an airbrush tan.  Kelli Hanson got a custom airbrush tan from New Reflections Salon in Plymouth.

Lipstick Three Ways   Back To Top

When you pull out the lipstick from your beauty bag, you purse your lips to apply of course.  New Reflections makeup artist, Julie Martin, says that lips aren’t the only place to apply lipstick.  She shows us some other places where lipstick comes in handy. 

Gotta Have It: CC Cream   Back To Top

Elizabeth calls IT Cosmetics CC Cream “truly a beauty miracle”.  Kelli Hanson thinks it’s a product you just “gotta have” so she got us a deal!  Your Skin But Better CC Cream with SPF 50+ is 7 products in one.  The color correcting cream evens out your skin tone.  It starts with an anti-aging serum, takes the place of your moisturizer, and takes the place of your foundation and concealer.

Hat Hair   Back To Top

Wearing hats can really wreak havoc on your hairstyle.  New Reflections stylist, Kati Giles, says instead you should style your hair around the hat you’re wearing. 

Gotta Have It: Julep Maven   Back To Top

Kelli Hanson is getting us deals on things she says you just gotta have for the summer months.  Julep Maven is a subscription service that will keep your nails looking perfect.  They are offering a free Welcome Box with two lipsticks and two polishes to anyone who signs up for a subscription.

Dedra Whitt Dakota   Back To Top

Dedra Whitt Dakota has a long resume in the beauty world, working with Mila Kunis, Jessica Biel, Camille Grammer and others. She now has her own makeup line to her list of accomplishments. TCL's Emily Engberg hung out with her to get some makeup tips.

Good Company: Elixery   Back To Top

Emily went to The Elixery for find out how it’s lipstick has become the “go-to” lipstick at local fashion shows.  The woman behind the scenes making it all happen is Karoline Wells.

Using Bronzers   Back To Top

Bronzer can be a girl’s best friend if you want to get that summertime glow.  If you apply it wrong, however, it can easily be your worst enemy!  New Reflections makeup artist, Julie Martin, shows the right way to use it. 

Superfood Beauty   Back To Top

Superfoods like pomegranate, grapefruits, quinoa, and kale are packed with lots of vitamins and minerals.  The beauty world is now taking advantage of these qualities and using them in some of their products.  Sara Bartlett, our beauty expert, shows us some of her favorites and explains how the superfood ingredients kick them up a notch.

Quick Hair Tricks   Back To Top

Amy Franklin, from New Reflections Salon, has some quick tricks for your hair that will impress everyone – and get you out the door quickly! 

TCL Book Club: Hotel Spa Package   Back To Top

The Twin Cities Live Book Club was in full swing at the Fire Lake Grill House and Cocktail Bar inside the Radisson Blu Mall of America.  The folks at Radisson Blu Mall of America took Elizabeth around and showed her ways they can pamper you.  

Prom Trends   Back To Top

Today’s prom trends are about bold looks and pastels.  Minnesota School of Cosmetology instructor, Donna Dungy, shows us how to pull it all together and make it work. 

Blonde at Any Age   Back To Top

As you age, doing your hair and makeup the way you’ve always done it may not work.  It just may not be age appropriate.  New Reflections Salon stylist, Kati Giles, and makeup artist, Julie Martin, show us how you can go from being blonde in your 20’s to staying blonde in your 60’s.

Best Kept Secrets with Our Beauty Expert   Back To Top

Beauty Expert, Sara Bartlett, doesn’t just do her shopping at a mall.  She  has discovered a few spots that she feels are worth checking out!

Spring Break Skin & Hair   Back To Top

You don’t have to go to the tropics to get that sun-kissed glow.  Kati Giles from New Reflections Salon says all you need to do is get to the salon!  She shows us some tricks that will have people convinced you just got back from a warm weather vacation. 

Good Company: Thymes   Back To Top

Thymes was started by two women in a basement right here in Minneapolis.  Now their products are sold all over the world.  Emily gives us a rare look inside this company made up of about 100 employees, including a team of chemists made up of all women.

Bangs   Back To Top

If you are looking to change up your hairstyle, it might be as easy as cutting bangs.  New Reflections stylist, Gretchen Bliese, explains who can pull off the look and will show us how its done. 

Beauty Hacks   Back To Top

Beauty expert, Sara Bartlett, has some short cuts – or beauty hacks – when it comes to your routine.  She’s found some ways to extend the life of beauty products, whiten your nails, and even add some body and curl to your hair. 

Oscar Trends for Everyday   Back To Top

The fashion and the hair that you see on the red carpet at the Academy Awards always get a lot of buzz.  It may have taken a team of professionals to create the looks for the stars who are wearing them, but you can create the look yourself.

Spring Hair & Makeup Trends   Back To Top

If you want to be on trend with the season – it’s more than about the fashion.  Ladies also need to consider their hair and makeup.  Each season, makeup and hair styles change too.  Kati Giles and Julie Martin from New Reflections Salon are getting you ahead of the game with what you can expect for spring. 

Romantic Makeup   Back To Top

While men might pick up dinner, flowers and chocolate to celebrate Valentine's Day, the ladies may give a little more attention to their makeup they put on. New Reflections Salon makeup artist Julie Martin stopped by with expert tips on creating the perfect look.

Valentine’s Jewelry   Back To Top

If you haven’t picked up the perfect gift for the love of your life for Valentine’s Day, there is still time.  With Valentine’s Day being just a week away, head over to R.F. Moeller.  Bryan Moeller shows us jewelry for Valentine’s Day and everyday!

Picking the Right Foundation   Back To Top

Finding the right makeup that works for your skin tone isn’t always an easy thing to figure out.  Most of the time you have to buy the foundation before you can try it.  Make-up artist from New Reflections Salon, Julie Martin, says that is why you should always have a make-up artist pick the right foundation for you.  There are, however, a few tricks you can try at home.

Healthy Hydrated Skin & Hair   Back To Top

Dry, winter weather means you need to pay a little extra attention to your hair and skin.  Kati Giles and Julie Martin from New Reflections Salon have some products and services that will keep it all healthy and hydrated. 

Hair Color & Skin Tone   Back To Top

When picking out the perfect hair color for yourself, there is one thing you need to consider.  New Reflections Salon stylist, Amy Franklin, says that the tone of your skin dictates what color will work best for you.

Jewelry Organization   Back To Top

Get organized in 2015, starting with your jewelry box.  Jewelry designer, Jen Scheffler, shows us some easy ways to organize your gems with some every day items.

Be Well with TCL: Christina Clinic   Back To Top

Skin health in the winter is something on the top of many women’s minds.  The dry, cold weather has the same effect on your skin.  Christina Clinic in Roseville shows Kelli Hanson how easy it is to get smooth, hydrated and clear skin this time of year.

Be Well with TCL: Contour Clinic   Back To Top

Many make New Year's Resolutions to work out more or eat healthier. It's not often that you hear someone make a resolution to have better skin in the new year. TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson heads to Contour Clinic in Edina to check out two treatments that can help get you a great new look in 2015.  

2015 Beauty Trends   Back To Top

Our Beauty Expert, Sara Bartlett, predicts that ingredients like chocolate and orange will be huge in 2015. She stopped by with a few trends and products using those items that she recommends.

Last Minute Salon Gifts   Back To Top

If you’re a last minute shopper and are stumped on gift ideas, the salon may be the only place you need to go.  Kati Giles and Julie Martin from New Reflections Salon have some services and products that will make great gifts! 

Holiday Hair & Makeup   Back To Top

With all the holiday parties you might have on your calendar, you may want to kick up your hair and makeup a notch.  The stylists from New Reflections Salon show us some glam looks you can get at the salon and a few you can even do at home. 

Going Dark for Winter   Back To Top

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.