RECIPE: Natural Hair Mask

•December 20, 2012 • Leave a Comment

NATURAL HAIR MASK

Application suggestion: Once a week

1 or 2
Eggs

3 tbsp
Yogurt

1 tbsp
Honey

1 sachet
Powder Yeast

STEP 1: Cleanse hair with shampoo
STEP 2: apply mask on wet hair
STEP 3: apply cling film on your hair and then wrap a towel on top of it
STEP 4: leave mask on for 30mins, then rinse

Have fun!!
~Love

Makeup/ Pretty Doll Look

•August 27, 2012 • Leave a Comment

This look is a common request.
Makeup that makes you look like a B.J.D.(also known as a Japanese Anime Doll), without stepping into evening-wear style.
This look is very soft, with dramatic results.
Have fun!

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1)    Apply moisturizer(oil free is best).  Let it set in.
2)    Apply moisturizer a second time.  Let it set in.
3)    Apply moisturizer a third time.
Let it set, make sure your skin is nice and smooth and dry.

4)    Take a concealer (a shade or two lighter than your skin tone) and
apply under eyes,  on your eye lids,  and then your “T-Zone”,  and
then blend.
Repeat this a second time.

5)    Apply powder (Neutral/Matte  Shade, that suits your skin tone)
in a soft, dabbing motion, in order to blend a soft look,
and set the concealer.  Constant blending is the magic!

6)    Apply a soft pink tone on your cheeks.  Make sure you
sweep up to your hair line.

7)    EYE shadows;
Apply a soft pink eye shadow over the whole lid of your eye
(be careful not to touch your brow though)
Apply a redish brown color of eye shadow to the outer
corner of your eyes.
Blend.
Apply a red/brown colored lip liner as an eyeliner.
Though whole top and half of your bottom eye lid
(outer corner to about the center of your eye/waterline).
Blend. (you may have to apply twice- your preference)
Take the same lip liner(that you have been using as eye liner)
and draw along your crease line, and blend as well.
(The more/darker you apply the more dramatic
the eye depth appearance will be)

8)    Apply mascara to upper and lower lashes,
then apply false eyelashes.

9)    Now for bronzer (Matte. Shiny is not a good idea),
but not for tanning,  to create warm shadows.
Apply on the sides of your nose(to get a slimmer nose like a doll)
with your fingers, then apply with a powder brush lightly
to the sides of your face and cheeks.

10)    Apply a brown lip liner and blend in. Stroke a red/pink lip liner
within your lines and blend entirely again.
(You should not be able to see a strong line when done blending)
Apply a lip gloss (pink or soft red is best).

*photo credit is stated on photograph*

BACK TO SCHOOL (Ladies Hair)

•August 22, 2012 • Leave a Comment

Want to look cute, tidy, and/or pretty, in a simple way?
Pony’s and braid designs are in this year, and a
simple was to feel good in school.
This selection are designs commonly asked for and adored by my
clients,their classmates, co-workers,
family, and friends.
Though these are quick, effortless, and fun,
the first time you try will have bloopers and frustrations I am sure…
so take time to practice a little on days that you are more carefree.
*Special thanks to all those who sent some of these images in and made accessible upon the internet, much appreciated, I was proud to add them amongst my own.*
Have a great back to school!
Study hard and have fun!

Sincerely,
MELYSSA

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MERMAID BRAID

•August 22, 2012 • 1 Comment

Hair | How to.  I know it is in Russian but the drawings are pretty clear.

A special request was made for a “how to” post on
the classic “Mermaid braid”.
It was then I discovered a brilliant visual example upon the internet.
I thank the person who designed this. Though it is originally in Russian, the visual is nice and clear.
Enjoy!

– MELYSSA

Fringe/Bang Favs of 2012

•August 1, 2012 • Leave a Comment

FAVORITE                               
“FRINGE” CUTS
AND
COLOR DESIGNS
OF 2012

*These specific photographs and credit
is not of my personal work.
This page is designed specifically
for the viewers’ enjoyment, to view
what is popular for the year 2012′s fringe styles.

I thank the artists for use of their beautiful work.

Beverages

•July 17, 2012 • Leave a Comment

NEAPOLITAN, MALTED MILKSHAKE

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 3/4 cup chocolate ice cream
  • 3/4 cup strawberry ice cream
  • 1/2 cup lowfat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup lowfat chocolate milk
  • 1 tablespoon malted milk powder

Directions

  1. Combine vanilla ice cream, chocolate ice cream,
    strawberry ice cream, buttermilk, chocolate milk,
    and malted milk powder in a blender.
    Mix on high speed until smooth, about 2 minutes.
    Pour into three glasses and garnish as desired. Enjoy!

Notes

  • If available, substitute 2 1/2 cups
    Neapolitan ice cream for the strawberry,
    vanilla, and chocolate ice cream listed in the recipe.

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    WATERMELON SUMMERTIME SLUSH

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup ice cubes
    • 1/2 cup coconut water (liquid from inside coconut)
    • 1/4 cup cherries, pitted
    • 1 cup cubed, seeded watermelon
    • 1 teaspoon granular sucralose sweetener (such as Agave–optional)

    Directions

    1. Place ice in a blender and pour in
      coconut water; add cherries,
      watermelon cubes, and sweetener.
      Cover and blend until slushy, about 1 minute.
      Pour into 2 glasses to serve.

    Notes

    • A variety of fruit can be added to this
      recipe such as blueberries, strawberries, melon, etc.
      Blackberries and raspberries are not recommended
      because of the seeds. A variety of sweeteners can be
      used for this recipe, or none at all. Some possibilities
      would be cane sugar, honey, or agave.

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      SUNNY ORANGE LEMONADE

      Ingredients

      • 4 1/4 cups water, divided
      • 1 cup sugar
      • 3/4 cup lemon juice
      • 3/4 cup orange juice
      • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
      • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
      • ice cubes
      • Lemon slices

      Directions

      1. In a saucepan, bring 1-1/4 cups water
        and sugar to a boil. Reduce heat.
        Simmer for 10 minutes; cool.
        Transfer to a pitcher; add lemon and
        orange juices and peels.
        Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
        Stir in the remaining water. Serve over ice.
        Garnish with lemon if desired.

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        MELON LIME COOLER

        Ingredients

        • 4 1/2 cups cubed honeydew melon
        • 1 1/2 cups lime sherbet
        • 2 tablespoons lime juice
        • 4 fresh strawberries (optional)

        Directions

        1. Place honeydew melon in a single layer
          on a baking sheet. Cover and
          freeze until firm, about 30 minutes.
        2. Transfer frozen melon to a
          food processor with the sherbet
          and lime juice. Puree until smooth.
          Pour mixture evenly into 4 glasses,
          and garnish each glass with a strawberry.
          Serve immediately.

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          MILK PUNCH

          Ingredients

          • 4 cups milk
          • 1 quart orange sherbet, softened
          • 1 pint vanilla ice cream, softened
          • 1 liter lemon-lime soda

          Directions

          1. In a mixing bowl, beat milk,
            sherbet and ice cream until frothy.
            Pour into a punch bowl. Stir in soda.
            Serve immediately.

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          LEMON PINEAPPLE FIZZY

          Ingredients

          • 1 (6 ounce) can pineapple juice, chilled
          • 1 cup vanilla ice cream
          • 1/2 cup lemon sherbet
          • 2 drops yellow food coloring (optional)
          • 1 cup lemon-lime soda, chilled

          Directions

          1. In a blender, combine the pineapple juice,
            ice cream, sherbet and food coloring
            if desired; cover and process until smooth.
            Pour into chilled glasses; stir in soda.

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            APPLE PIE MILKSHAKE

            Ingredients

            • 1 1/2 cups peeled and diced apple
            • 1/2 cup apple juice, or more if needed
            • 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream
            • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
            • 1 tablespoon white sugar
            • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
            • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

            Directions

            1. Blend apple, apple juice, ice cream,
              butter, sugar, cinnamon, and
              nutmeg in a blender until smooth.

            Notes

            • Substitute apple pie-flavored ice cream
              for vanilla for an extra-special treat.

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              SPICY HOT CHOCOLATE

              Ingredients

              • 3 tablespoons instant hot chocolate mix
              • 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup
              • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
              • 1 pinch chili powder
              • 1/4 cup milk
              • 3/4 cup boiling water

              Directions

              1. In a large mug, mix the
                hot chocolate mix, chocolate syrup,
                cinnamon, and chili powder.
                Pour in the milk.
              2. Add the boiling water and stir.

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                BERRY YUM YUM

                Ingredients:

                • 2 cups frozen mixed berries
                • 1 cup strawberry flavored yogurt
                • 1 banana, sliced
                • 1 cup milk
                • 1/2 teaspoon white sugar (optional)

                Directions

                1. In the container of a blender, combine the mixed berries, strawberry yogurt, banana, milk and sugar. Cover, and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.

FEATHER EXTENSIONS

•August 12, 2011 • Leave a Comment

Feather Hair Extensions

The new feather hair extension trend is quickly becoming an international phenomenon and Featherlocks is the premier brand that salons and stylists choose. Our feathers are meticulously hand-picked, sorted, and packed with love for all of our salons and stylists. We proudly carry Whiting Farms feathers, the world leader in top quality rooster feathers. These unique feather extensions incorporate texture, exciting colors, and highlights to your hair. Featherlocks are great for all ages and hair types and can be washed, blow dried, and styled just like your own hair!

These extensions require no glue, chemical, or adhesives!
So how on earth could your feathers be guaranteed to stay in for 4-6 weeks, and the feathers last for months?
Ask Melyssa, and book your consultation service!
Whether it be for your back to school start, for your little princess, or your prettiest accessory for your busy work life!
THE GALLERY SPA
Chilliwack BC
# 604 392 2588
Stylist:   MelyssaPHOTO: supplied by Sherry Stredulinsky

 
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