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.
The bridal party got pampered all day at New Reflections Salon
. Mollie, her mother, mother-in-law, and the 6 bridesmaids look wedding ready!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Simonson’s Salon and Spa
is ready to make that happen for her and help her look 10 years younger!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Emily is always our go-to gal when it comes to testing out products before you buy them. This time we decided to challenge her even more. Making your own hygiene products has become pretty popular. We decided to have Emily give it a try to find out if it’s actually worth making your own.
New Reflections Salon has partnered with an organization called, Hello Gorgeous
, so they can give women diagnosed with cancer a much needed break at the salon. Marilyn Stalheim from Plymouth (who had been diagnosed with colon cancer) was surprised with a day of pampering with New Reflections Salon and Hello Gorgeous!
has been helping men and women feel good about themselves for seven years now. If you’ve ever thought about trying one of those treatments that claim to do all the magic but have a hard time the money spending it on yourself, Radiance in Woodbury can help. Dr. Scott Jenkins from Radiance MedSpa gives us their seven best treatments that he says are worth trying.
The winter can be brutal on your hair, zapping the moisture right out of it. Taking out the moisture causes you hair to be brittle and dull. New Reflections Salon
Stylist, Katie Giles shows us how to put the shine back in no matter what your color is.
Since June is one of the most popular months to get married, brides-to-be right now are busy picking out the dress, deciding on hair and makeup, and all the other details about the big day. TCL Beauty Guru, Sara Bartlett
, stopped by to share insider hair and makeup tricks for brides.
Our beauty expert says when looking for that perfect product, it might already be in your bathroom. Before you head to the store, take a look through your husband or boyfriend’s products. You might be surprised what products you’ll end up “borrowing” and putting in your beauty bag. Beauty blogger, Sara Bartlett
, fills us in on what she swipes from her husband, Dan.
Bashioum Cosmetic Surgery Center is helping a lot of women gain back their confidence. There is one area that many women are self conscious about – their breasts. Lisa Sheehy, from Ramsey, is more confident after getting breast enhancement surgery at Bashioum Cosmetic Surgery Center.
Finally getting to wear makeup is a big deal for young girls. Parents usually have strict guidelines when they first allow their daughters to start wearing it. The thing that all moms want is for their “tweens” to learn to apply their makeup the right way. Twin Cities Live’s beauty guru, Sara Bartlett
helps three “tweens” master the art of makeup.
Have you ever wanted to tryout a new hairstyle but wondered how it would look on you? The Minnesota School of Cosmetology is using an iPad to show people what it will look like before they commit. Emily introduces us to Stephanie Edberg, who is willing to give it a try at the Woodbury campus.
A “Happy You Year” may mean making a big change to your look that you feel is long overdue. Bashioum Cosmetic Surgery Center in Wayzata wants to help with that! Christina Poser from Hudson, Wisconsin decided a tummy tuck is what she needed to give her the confidence she needed. Bashioum Cosmetic Surgery Center was the place to help.
Winter weather is known for contributing to dry, itchy skin and the sub zero temps we just experienced didn’t help with that one bit! Dr. Jaime Davis from Uptown Dermatology
has some effective over the counter remedies.
If you want to make a change in the New Year, why not start with your hair? Gretchen Bliese from New Reflections Salon
has a new cut, the right color and the right style for 2014!
There is a new treatment that getting a lot of attention and it’s helping a lot of women look their best. It’s called the Dermapen and it’s designed to help with fine lines and wrinkles. Plus, there is virtually no downtime after the procedure. Emily heads to Radiance Medspa
to give it a try.
If you are still on the hunt for Christmas gifts, our beauty expert has some ideas for you. Bombshell Beauty blogger
, Sara Bartlett has suggestions for everyone on your list!
Did you know that only 2% of the human population is born with red hair? According to some genetic scientists, redheads could be extinct in 100 years.
If you are looking for a unique gift for your guy, why not send him to the spa for a little “manpering”? Manpering is the male version of a little pampering – and it’s probably something that your guy wouldn’t think to spend money on. Chris headed over to New Reflections salon to see what it was all about.
New Reflections Salon
stylist, Kati Giles, is here with holiday gift ideas and gift sets that include Aveda products that hardly ever go on sale!
The “barely there” look was all over the runways of Fashion Week this fall. Our beauty expert, Sara Bartlett
shows us how to pull off the look -- even if you have problem skin.
Robin Thorpe from Blaine, married almost 25 years, was diagnosed with breast cancer two times before the age of 47. She was ready for a big change and our makeover team was ready to give it to her.
Wives tales get passed down from generation to generation and passed along as true, even if they aren’t. For years we’ve been told that eating chocolate will make your skin break out. Have you heard the one about Preparation H being a cure all for wrinkles? Dr. Jaime Davis from Uptown Dermatology
is here with the truth behind some skin related old wives tales.
Have you ever thought about changing your hair style but were afraid to commit to cutting it? New Reflections Salon
stylist Katie Giles says you don’t have to commit to a cut. All you have to do is get creative. She shows us four different ways to change up your style.
College students usually are on a pretty tight budget. There isn’t a lot of extra cash to spend on things like the spa and the price of beauty can be steep. Our beauty expert says get your girlfriends together for a mini spa party at home! Sara Bartlett is here with products that won’t break the bank.
We love helping people make a change in their lives with makeovers, but this time we got really excited! Three women wanted to get a new look and it’s for a really great cause.
Have you ever debated between two products and went with the cheap one – and then completely regretted that decision? Sometimes it’s true that you get what you pay for. Our beauty expert, Sara Bartlett
, is here with her beauty products that she says are worthy of the splurge.