Beauty

Flawless Foundation Tips  

Ladies wear makeup, but you really don’t want to look like you’re wearing any. The goal is to achieve that flawless, smooth look. Makeup Artist Julie Martin says every woman can achieve that, they just have to apply the right kind of foundation. Julie stopped by with three different kinds of foundation and tips to apply!

Non-Commitment Hair Change  

If you have short hair and you’ve tried growing it out, you know it can be pretty challenging. New Reflections Stylist Amy Franklin says keep it short and try clip-in extensions. She stopped by our studio today to show us how short hair can be long and long hair can be short thanks to a few clips and pins.

Ask The Derm: How Do You Get Rid of Cellulite?  

There's one thing nearly every woman, and a lot of men, have in common it's called cellulite. A lot of people think working out and eating right will get rid of it, but can it? TCL reporter Kelli Hanson went in search of the answer. She asked the Dermatologist at Zel Skin & Laser Specialists and says what she found could be the one thing that will smooth out those lumps and bumps.

Beauty Brands: Best & Worst Products  

Our beauty guru, Sara Bartlett, is making a bold statement. She says no one makeup brand does every product well. And that includes the more expensive labels. That means if you love one brand’s mascara, you may hate their foundation! Sara stopped by with her hits and misses.

2016 Hair Goals  

If 2016 is going to be your “Hair Year”, you have to make the right hair change. Julie Martin with New Reflections Salon has tools and products to help you create your hair goal.

Tips for Make Up with Glasses  

If you wear glasses, it may feel like you’re hiding behind your frames. Maybe you think there’s no sense in even wearing eye makeup. Makeup Artist Julie Martin says wearing makeup the right way won’t only help to enhance your eyes, it can also make those specs pop.

2016 Beauty Trends  

The start of the New Year is just days away, so we’re raising a toast to 2015 and all of the beauty trends we can kick to the curb on the way out. But TCL Beauty Guru, Sara Bartlett, stopped by with beauty trends she says you’ll love in 2016. 
 

Luminous Skin   Back To Top

The colder months equate to skin becoming dry and flaky. Makeup just peels off your face. One way to combat that is keeping skin well-hydrated. Makeup artist Julie Martin has professional tricks you can do at home to make you skin feel quenched. 

Holiday Hair & Make Up   Back To Top

The holiday parties are in full swing.  You can take it up a notch with your hair, make up, and your outfit to get a look that will impress.  New Reflections Salon shows us how. 

Beauty Gift Sets   Back To Top

If you have that hard to buy for person on your list, the Salon could be your go-to shopping destination. Julie Martin from New Reflections stopped by with great Holiday Gift Sets.

Radiance Med Spa   Back To Top

For many of us, we focus on making sure the skin on our face looks good, but there’s a part of your body you may be neglecting that will show your true age. Your hands can start showing signs of aging because of sun spots, loss of collagen and they can even begin to show more veins. The good news is, there is help. There’s a procedure that only on takes minutes and it’s virtually pain free.  Emily goes to Radiance MedSpa in Woodbury to show us what it is and how it work.  

Men’s Grooming   Back To Top

The beard is a big deal these days, but sometimes too much of a good thing, isn’t a good think. The key to pulling off the lumberjack look, is keeping it well groomed. Julie Martin from New Reflections Salon stopped by to help the guys out!  The beard is a big deal these days, but sometimes too much of a good thing, isn’t a good think. The key to pulling off the lumberjack look, is keeping it well groomed. Julie Martin from New Reflections Salon stopped by to help the guys out! 

Be Well With TCL: Winter Skin   Back To Top

It’s that time of year where we all want to tackle dry winter skin and Kelli checked out a facial that will keep your skin super hydrated this season. She’s at Rejuvenate Skin & Laser Clinic where she also found a treatment that gets ride of fine lines and wrinkles, but acts faster and lasts longer then Botox!

Freeze Away Your Double Chin   Back To Top

A lot of pictures are taken this time of year, family pictures around the holidays, family dinners, Christmas morning…and you can bet a lot of people a of people won’t like what they see. That’s because a little extra fat under the chin can make people feel insecure. But what’s new in CoolSculpting is changing the way an Eagan woman looks at herself in pictures. That’s because she’s now freezing away her under chin fat. TCL reporter Kelli Hanson show us how it works.

Natural Beauty Products   Back To Top

Beauty companies are detoxing your beauty routine with their non-toxic products.  There are a few myths out there about natural beauty products.  One is that the products just don’t work.  Sara says all you need to know is how to apply them.  Three tricks for applying mineral foundation is to exfoliate, prime your skin, and apply with a damp flat-topped brush.

Brunette for All Ages   Back To Top

If you are starting to see some greys pop up and you aren’t on-board with letting them stay, New Reflections Salon says you don’t have to!  If you were born with brown hair, there is no reason not to keep rocking it.  Stylist Amy Franklin and Make-Up Artist, Julie Martin, show us how to pull off brunette no matter what your age.   

Must-Have Beauty Products   Back To Top

When it comes to food, fashion, and fun Twin Cities Live brings in the experts.  Makeup artist Julie Martin shares her 4 top product picks that she says you should have in your makeup bag.

Halloween Makeup   Back To Top

Our makeup artist Julie Martin shows us how anyone can create sweet and scary Halloween looks.  From the classic black cat to a chic zombie, she shows us some tricks to get the looks just right.

Tuesday’s Book Club   Back To Top

The Twin Cities Live Book Club was a big hit at Firelake Grill House & Cocktail Bar inside Radisson Blu Mall of America.  Before the festivities kicked off, Elizabeth checked out a spa package you can take advantage of at Radisson Blu.  To purchase the Radisson Blu Mall of America’s Hotel Spa Package for only $137.50, click here

Old School Hair & Makeup   Back To Top

Back in the day, the perm was all the rage.  In the 80’s and 90’s everyone seemed to wear those tight curls.  Jump ahead to 2015 and you probably would never even think to get a perm.  New Reflections stylist, Amy Franklin, says the perm never really went away.  She shows us three perm techniques that you might want to consider. 

Concert Looks   Back To Top

When you are headed out to a concert, there is a certain look you want to achieve.  After all, you want to look good and fit the part!  Hair Stylist Kati Giles and Make-Up Artist Julie Martin from New Reflections Salon show us how its done and  Sara Rogers from Mall of America helps out with the fashions.    

Brevena Skin Care Company   Back To Top

Over twenty years ago, Barbara Klein created healing skin care products specifically to heal and soothe the skin of burn survivors.  When she saw how the key ingredient of Macro B Complex could improve the texture and tone of extremely damaged skin of burn victims, Barbara began to imagine what it could do for everyone.  That is when Brevena was born. 

Pro-Styling Tips   Back To Top

If you hair needs a change but you don’t want to go big, maybe just styling it different is all you need.  Amy Franklin from New Reflections Salon shares her pro-styling tips.   

RoC Skincare   Back To Top

There is no reason to not smile when trying to avoid wrinkles.  Beauty expert for RoC Skincare, Kate De Ponte, has other suggestions for avoiding wrinkles.   

Skin Care Technology   Back To Top

When you look at yourself in photos, do you notice the fine lines and wrinkles on your face?  Zel Skin and Laser Specialists shows us their advanced skin care technology they offer that gives you picture perfect skin.

Fall Hair & Make-Up Trends   Back To Top

We know that when the weather changes, it isn’t just your wardrobe that changes.  Your hair and make-up changes up with the season too.  New Reflections Salon stylist, Kati Giles, and make-up artist, Julie Martin, shows us how this fall it’s all about the 1970’s and the 1990’s! 

Unique Beauty Products   Back To Top

There are some beauty products that, when you look at them, make you wonder if they are real and if they really work.  Beauty expert Sara Bartlett puts some of the weirdest products to the test.

Be Well with TCL: Lip Augmentation   Back To Top

Whatever is big in Hollywood, quickly becomes a big deal in the main stream too.  Without a doubt, it’s all about big big lips.  Minnesotan’s tend to keep things looking a bit more natural.  Kari Weber from St. Michael wanted her lips to be fuller but not overdone.

Makeup Prep   Back To Top

Makeup artist, Julie Martin, says there is one step in your beauty routine that many women miss but it’s an important one.  She shows us her five tips to prepare your skin for makeup.

Back to School Hair & Make Up   Back To Top

The first day of school takes a lot of planning.  You want a cool outfit and great hair to make that first impression memorable.  New Reflections Salon stylist, Kati Giles, and make-up artist, Julie Martin, know what makes for a good first impression. 

YouTube Make Up Trends   Back To Top

The internet has quickly become the place to learn new beauty techniques.  Makeup artist, Julie Martin, shows us two of the most popular trends in makeup and whether or not she thinks they are worth it.

Hair Overhaul   Back To Top

Now that summer is (sadly) coming to an end, New Reflections Salon stylist Amy Franklin says it’s time for an overhaul!  Refresh your color and renew the integrity of your hair.  She shows us a few treatments that could  help restore your hair.

Luxury for Less   Back To Top

Sara Bartlett, TCL Beauty Expert, is all about taking a time out and taking time for yourself.  This doesn’t mean you have to spend big bucks to give yourself a little luxury.  She has some ideas for ways to bring the luxury for less. 

Good Company: Worker B   Back To Top

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   Back To Top

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   Back To Top

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   Back To Top

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   Back To Top

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   Back To Top

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   Back To Top

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.