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Get The Halo App!

Posted by on November 2, 2018 in About Halo | Comments Off on Get The Halo App!

halo app

We think you’ll love the convenience and features we’ve included in our Halo App.

Halo App Features:
• Better, easier, faster online booking
• Halo icon right on your phone home screen
• Quickly access/change your appointments
• Your Halo account info synced over all devices
• Opt in or out of notifications
• Catalog of services
• Product list
• Purchase gift cards and memberships

And best of all, it’s free!

Get it today! iTunes | Google Play

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Jane Iredale is Helping Women With Cancer

Posted by on October 4, 2018 in Community | Comments Off on Jane Iredale is Helping Women With Cancer

Jane Iredale supports Look Good, Feel Better®

Jane Iredale not only makes products that support women in looking and feeling their best, they also support local organizations with a similar mission. Look Good Feel Better® has helped countless women in cancer treatment boost their confidence and feel empowered.



Savvy Sleeper Pillowcases for Nighttime Hair Pampering

Posted by on September 27, 2018 in Products | Comments Off on Savvy Sleeper Pillowcases for Nighttime Hair Pampering

 


“Welcome to the slumber party!” Halo now carries White Russian Savvy Sleepers luxury satin, anti–aging pillow cases!

Satin pillow cases are smoother for skin and help prevent split ends or hair breakage while you sleep.

But not all satin pillow cases are created equal; low quality polyester satin blends tend to be very light-weight, look ultra-shiny and slip right off your pillow. They can feel cheap and irritating against your skin.

Savvy Sleepers pillowcases use 100% pure polyester satin, making them anti-aging for hair and skin. Even, dermatologist recommended for preventing wrinkles. Halo stylists recommend them for preventing hair breakage. Savvy Sleepers satin has a soothing matte finish with the highest standard of quality stitching for unparalleled benefits for hair and skin.


You take the time to care for your hair. Shouldn’t your pillowcases do the same all night long? Your locks will glide over the smooth satin so you’ll wake kink– and break–free.

• Compared to a “Nightly Spa Treatment” as the smooth surface protects your skin from deep sleep creases that can become permanent over time.

• Decreased hair breakage and split ends.

• Dermatologist recommended for preventing wrinkles.

• Secret pocket for hair ties, eye cream, lavender, etc.

• Hypoallergenic. Tested on highly sensitive skin and were found to be less irritating for our testers suffering from rosacea, eczema, and acne, and those using Accutane medication or Retin-A.

• 100% pure polyester satin.

• European standard and king sizes.

• Machine wash cold — tumble dry low or air dry. No dry cleaning needed!

• Soothing matte finish with the highest standard of quality stitching in unisex shades.

• Satisfaction guaranteed!

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Hair and Makeup by Halo

Posted by on September 17, 2018 in Hair, Make Up | Comments Off on Hair and Makeup by Halo


Thank you to Gentry Magazine, for using Halo stylists for your September issue’s cover story, ON TREND. We could not appreciate our partner, Hope Patricia Daly Public Relations, more for this opportunity. We had a great day – and the results are beautiful!









Embracing Naturally Wavy Hair

Posted by on August 14, 2018 in How-To, Products | Comments Off on Embracing Naturally Wavy Hair

Wavy Hair


As a friend of ours – https://www.facebook.com/mermaidwarrior – recently posted, “When your hair is wavy/curly, sometimes there’s a fine line between ‘messy, romantic waves’ and ‘evil witch living in Azkaban’”

Our partners at SEVEN Haircare to the rescue with, Top 5 tips for embracing naturally wavy hair:

1. Step away from the shampoo.

According to Stylist Eric Barras, SEVEN consultant, “If you have long, short, or medium hair that is wavy in its texture – not quite a curl, not quite straight – the first step is not over washing. Allowing your hair to be a few days old will get you the most from your texture.” Before following his advice, invest in dry shampoo. It’s your new #1 necessity.

2. Don’t over do it.

Less is more. DON’T overuse products. Let a little go a long way! To bring out some natural bounce, add SEVEN haircare’s light STYLE cream to towel dried hair, layering in spritzes of BEACH spray for extra texture. Lightly scrunch and diffuse with the cuticle, not against it.

3. Give it a boost.

Try an easy braid to emphasize the curl when you release it. Or, Eric says to use classic hot rollers for “an interior boost to your waves.” Take random sections and roll from the root halfway out towards the ends, going with the natural direction of the wave. Let it sit until cool. Take out, and tousle into place with your fingers.

4. Coax it to curl.

If your hair is on the short side, Eric suggests combing the waves into place while your hair is damp. “Let it get 80% dry and then apply your styling cream or whatever hair product that you want to use for separation and definition, and fluff and finger shape into place.

5. Don’t forget the hold.

Perfect waves ebb and flow. You’ll need just a little hold to remind them to stay perfect. Try working in a cocktail of DIAMOND for sunshine sparkle mixed with a dab of PUTTY to increase and hold the created texture.

Want more? Visit https://7haircare.com/our-style/ The experts at SEVEN Haircare have plenty to say!

Interested in any of the products mentioned here? Ask for Halo to use them with your next blow out – or bring them home for some DIY. You can call Halo at 800-425-6179 and have your products waiting for you – and if we don’t have what you need, we’ll order.



Thinning Hair Solutions…

Posted by on July 30, 2018 in Hair | Comments Off on Thinning Hair Solutions…


Thinning hair is a concern for women and men alike, but it’s important to understand the different types and causes in order to promote stronger, healthier hair. Reactional hair thinning often results from factors such as stress, dietary deficiencies, post-pregnancy hormonal changes or medications, while progressive hair thinning is usually genetic. We off proven botanically-based solutions – free of minoxidil or finasteride – for both types of hair thinning.

Our hair is constantly renewing itself. A single hair emerges, grows, then falls out, as part of a hair cycle that repeats itself about 25 times during our lifetime. It occurs in three stages:


1. The Anagen Phase

The anagen phase, or growth phase, lasts about two to three years in men and six to eight years in women. Under normal conditions, about 85% of our hairs are in the anagen phase. During this phase, the vascular network that supplies the hair root is particularly well-developed around the follicle.

2. The Catagen Phase

The catagen phase, or regression phase, which is fairly brief (two to three weeks), is when the hair follicle becomes inactive. The hair matrix dies and although the hair does not grow any more, it remains rooted in the follicle.

3. The Telogen Phase

The telogen phase is when the hair is in its rest phase. The hair is shed and replaced by another hair, whereby a new anagen phase begins. This period of renewal lasts approximately three months and explains why we normally lose around one hundred hairs every day.

TWO TYPES OF HAIR LOSS CAUSES

If you are experiencing sudden, temporary hair loss, which is known as reactional thinning hair, this René Furterer video is for you. Triggers may be stress or emotional shock, a restricted or poor diet, fatigue, childbirth, illness, medications, overprocessed hair, or scalp tension due to unprofessional styling.

  • Usually becomes visible 2-3 months after a specific event.
  • Hairs abruptly enter the catagen phase before completing the growth phase causing hair to shed.
  • More prevalent in women and can occur on the entire head rather than being isolated to certain areas.

Ask your Halo stylist about these René Furterer products:
RF 80 ATP Energie Concentrated Serum addresses the two main factors for this type of hair thinning with just one three-month weekly treatment. This powerful double-patented leave-in serum works to invigorate the scalp and create a healthy hair and scalp environment.

Complexe 5 Stimulating Plant Extract is an essential first step for optimal scalp and hair health to reveal naturally beautiful hair from roots to ends. This aromatic, concentrated pre-shampoo treatment features Orange and Lavender essential oils to purify the scalp, increase microcirculation and enhance the efficacy of Rene Furterer Treatments by 10x.


Hereditary or hormonal hair loss is known as progressive thinning hair. Here’s a video with more info.

  • Often takes up to six months to become noticeable and is generally genetically predetermined.
  • Women tend to experience a widening of the part and thinning patches.
  • Men tend to see thinning around the hairline and on the crown of the head.

Ask your Halo stylist about these René Furterer products:
Triphasic Progressive Concentrated Serum addresses the three main factors of this type of hair thinning with one weekly treatment. This leave-in, 3-phase drug-free* treatment addresses the 3 factors responsible for progressive thinning hair to help preserve existing hair and visibly redensify thin, sparse hair.

Complexe 5 Stimulating Plant Extract is an essential first step for optimal scalp and hair health to reveal naturally beautiful hair from roots to ends. This aromatic, concentrated pre-shampoo treatment features Orange and Lavender essential oils to purify the scalp, increase microcirculation and enhance the efficacy of Rene Furterer Treatments by 10x.


rene furterer thinning hair before and after



2018 NewBeauty Winners at Halo

Posted by on July 6, 2018 in Products | Comments Off on 2018 NewBeauty Winners at Halo


Winners! Get them at Halo!


NewBeauty Oribe Iredale



Burlingame Stylist Samantha

Posted by on June 13, 2018 in About Halo | Comments Off on Burlingame Stylist Samantha

Burlingame Stylist Samantha

Have you met our Burlingame location manager and stylist, Samantha? She’s one of our rockstars, a René Furterer Ambassador, dog lover, and San Jose Sharks fan #1.



If you love these looks, there’s more on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/same_oliver/





New Cancellation Policy and Service Menu Descriptions

Posted by on February 15, 2018 in Products | Comments Off on New Cancellation Policy and Service Menu Descriptions

Dear Friends of Halo,

We have thought long and hard on how to improve not only your experience but also that of our staff, and starting February 15th, 2018 we bring some changes to our policies and procedures. All these changes provide well–defined standards and definitions that will allow our stylists to better do their job and help you understand exactly what to expect of your appointment. These new policies work to perfect Halo’s already excellent on–time record.

Over the past year we have seen an increase in client no–shows, which, as a small business, has serious repercussions. Our staff loses valuable appointments and our clients have fewer chances to book at the last minute. Thus, we have decided to change our cancellation policy.

Cancellations within four hours of your scheduled appointment or a missed (no–show) appointment will now be charged 50% of the appointment’s service(s) value. Each client is now required to have a credit card on file, which will only be charged in the event of short notice or a missed appointment (this is in line with almost all other blow dry bars across the US and overseas.) If you do not have a credit card on file when you are booking your appointment, you will be prompted to enter one.

The original concept of our blow outs was a simple one: an amazing shampoo experience and a fabulous blow out using round brushes and hair drier in just 45–minutes.

Hot tools like curling irons (Party Curls) and irons for straightening hair (Give It To Me Straight) need far more than 45 minutes. To allow for more time for your stylist to create these styles we have made the following changes:

• Party Curls — $69 / 1 hour

• Give It To Me Straight — $69 for the first hour and $15 for each additional 15 minutes

We are also announcing an Extensions Blow Out as new item to our menu. In order to have plenty of time to best work with your hair extensions during blow out we have increased the service to one hour. Look for a new service called Extensions Blow Out when booking online. The price for this service will be $69.

Thank you for your patronage and support with these changes in our business practice. Please feel free to contact me with any questions that you may have. As always, we are happy to hear from you.

Rúna Magowan
President and General Manager

New Client Models

Posted by on January 29, 2018 in About Halo, Hair, Products | Comments Off on New Client Models


Halo Stylists Irma and Cherice get to work on models for our photoshoot.


Messy Braid Up-Do


Cherice gave model Kate our “Pretty Please” Fabulous Blow Out.


Blow Dry Technique


And Irma gave model Meghan a messy bun up-do.



We are so lucky to be able to work again with Lisa DeNeffe Photography.


Lisa DeNeffe Photo Shoot


Lisa’s team has the “halo look” down!