go ahead ... unplug, it's that time of the year!

go ahead … unplug, it’s that time of the year!
spring is in the air, finally.  i love spring, it‘s one of my 3 favorite seasons. fresh air, sunshine and all the hope of the season ahead

unplugging sounds good too ... unplugging from dwelling on how much we’ve learned during the last two years that has ended up impacting how we spend our time, from home office and from winter’s harsh final days. maybe outdoor hikes are something that helps you unplug, or watching a comedy with family or some competitive board games. of course, there are realities that we really cannot just unplug from, and usually just being able to do even a small overture to assist others feels right.

we must not be the only ones thinking along these lines, and to jump start your own personal down time check out this new movie that will have you laughing as you plan some unplugged time.

view trailer here ...

spring is one of the seasonal transitions that is hallmarked by a lust for new, and for some of us that means trends we might embrace. right now whether you like to jump into trends in a big way or just sample them, neon is calling. neon colors are hot.

if a new swimsuit in the cards, try on neon before you buy another one in black. if the black is better, there's nothing wrong with that but don’t be surprised if you like the highlighter yellow!

hair follows in this direction as well with quikkies neon clip in extensions (they are fun without commitment) or all sorts of creative touches of color to brighten your mood every day. alternatively, hair accessories like headbands, scarves, scrunchies in neon colors are the perfect compromise when you just want to sample the trend.

but perhaps the biggest hair trend right now … unplug that flat iron ... waves, texture, movement … wearing your bob, or pixie or longer layers in a very personal, creative way frees you from frequent styling and says right on trend.

styling without heat but with some stylist pointers and the right products you are on your way to a more carefree beauty routine

ab wavier curlier ... $28
curl manifesto by kérastase ... starting at $37.50
dry texture spray by oribe ... 8.5 oz $50.50, travel size 2.1 oz. $25.50
bumble and bumble curl defining cream ... $33.50
when it comes to styling get the most from your plug in with the newest time saver from amika ... the high tide deep wave crimper for a coachella vibe... $125

trends in beauty that reflect on unplugging smarter for less daily grief include our new brow lamination service for a healthy full brow appearance and lash tint so you can kick back on morning make up.

ab brow lamination ... $89, with tint ... $116
lash tint ... $37
brow tint ... $26
natural lash lift ... $89, with tint ... $116
eyelash extensions, semi-permanent ... $263
eyelash extension fill-ins ... $53 - $131

seasonally you can lighten up your smokey eye for a flash of bright eyeshadow or iridescence.

surratt auto lip crayon for graphic eyes or a pop of color liner ... $35.50
westman baby cheeks blush for a beautiful cream shadow ... $51.50
surratt artistique blush in fun pinks and oranges ... $33.50

 cheek contour is having a renaissance and is easier than ever with westman atelier face trace contour stick … $69.50

of course when you really want to unplug there is nothing like a massage or a facial, and if it has been a while, there has never been a better time to reserve one ... the essence of “me time” is waiting for you.

feeling that shoulder tension melt, or relaxing with an expert esthetician, not to mention the after glow of clean skin and just the right skin protection can help kick off the new season. come to think of it,  you can put your toe in the water with the new neon trend by just choosing a neon polish color during your next pedicure.

ab cbd massage ... $131
60 minute de-stress massage ... $105
environ vitamin facial therapy ... $152
éminence botanical facial therapy ... $147
color gel manicure ... $40
classic spa pedicure ... $58

so join me in celebrating spring by unplugging and spending your time with style!





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