Sunday, March 18, 2018

Claude Thomas Salon and Spa Madame Claude's 2018 hair color trends

There’s no better confidence booster than a hair color refresh. 
The brown hair today is all about gorgeous brunette hues:  
coffee latté to chocolate and everything in between. 
The popular looks are warm to cool to natural.


What better way to transition hair than with a balayage blend of color? A rooty coffee latté look is carefree and appears effortless. To make sure you and your colorist are both on the same page I advise bringing a picture with you during your initial consultation. We love to see pictures and preferably the more, the better. To help keep your coffee latté hair color looking fresh all season long, we recommend stopping in to see your colorist between appointments for an all-over glaze with Shades EQ hair gloss to maintain your hair color's shine and sparkle.   


When it comes to finding a beautifully rich hair color, chocolate works as a flattering wash of all-over color.  In the past, we've had red-violet and auburn brunettes, but this year we’re giving way to a true deep neutral brunette color. [We’ve seen] all over the runways, as well as at the most recent award shows, that brunettes have been living on the dark side. Brunette celebrities have either been wearing their hair dark and monochromatic, or very subtle and light toward the ends. It’s a timeless and a classic trend

Caramel Copper brunette 

What makes hair color with caramel and copper tones so appealing is its ability to instantly brighten up and warm your complexion.  The key when it comes to determining how well the hair color will suit your overall look, you need to know which brunette hair color complements your skin tone. This will determine if warm or cool tones work for you and would be your base color as a brunette. Our stylist will be able to help you confirm what your skin undertones are. 

Ashy brunette

If there’s one hair color trend we can’t get enough of, it’s the ashy brunette look. The ashy brunette hair is a trend is everywhere this season. To ensure the richest tones possible for your hair, we may need to apply a toner like Shades EQ .  Our colorists may need to apply Shades EQ gloss to your hair two or three times to take you to the desired level you're looking for. This overlaying of color will ensure a long-lasting look, as well as tons of sexy shine.. 

Brunette with Vivids accent

Sometimes a bold pop of color can be exactly what you need. A peek-a-boo silver strand of hair against a brunette base color makes for a striking contrast in this Smokey Ombré. The new Smokey Ombré trend is perfect for those who want to mix things up. It can be customized perfectly for you. It's gorgeous and smoking hot  Alternatively, you can incorporate vivid colors into your brunette look, but still keep it subtle. “When hair is dark but has rich blues, purples or greens strategically placed in the hair, it creates an optical illusion. At first glance, the hair may look dark, but as the light hits it in different places, the rich jewel tones shine from the surface.

LIVED IN Bronde Hair

The lived-in bronde hair inspires major envy for its low-maintenance and equally stylish flair. The look is all about confidently rocking overgrown roots. “A lot of ‘bronding’ has resurfaced. There’s now the idea of a blonde and brunette living on the same palette...the subtle shadow roots that have been hot for a few years are getting deeper and longer. It seems like a nod back to ombré   If you’re still dealing with the aftermath that a rough summer may have had on your blonde hair color, this is a gorgeous look for easing the transition to darker brunette hair.

Play up your natural brown

We understand that sometimes you want to update your look without making a drastic change.  There are a few things you can do. We recommend looking into adding a few subtle accents to your hair with baby lights to enrich your natural base color. The baby lights hair color technique uses thin, subtle highlights to frame the face or add dimension to a look.  Also using Shades EQ gloss on your hair for a toning effect that pumps up the shine and enhances your natural brunette hue. “If you’re looking to just liven up your natural brunette hair shade, a gloss is the way to go. Even adding some copper or red Shades EQ gloss formulas on the mid-lengths to ends of the hair will richen up the color without being too bold.”

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Claude Thomas Salon and Spa Hydrafacials and the benefits

The Hydrafacial treatment not only resurfaces your skin to provide cleansing, exfoliation and extraction, but it also simultaneously bathes the newly revealed skin with serums of antioxidants, peptides and Hyaluronic acid.
 Each serum targets specific skin issues including sun damage, blackheads and whiteheads, enlarged pores, acne, brown spots, uneven skin tone and early aging fine lines and wrinkles.
 It gets better.
 The Hydrafacial Treatment is great for any skin type and is not just a quick-fix-it procedure. The Hydrafacial treatment improves the quality of your skin, helping to making it healthier and reveal your TRUE beauty from the inside, out.


The Hydrafacial treatment is a different kind of skin-enhancing treatment because of how it thoroughly exfoliates, hydrates and rejuvenates to instantly improve the overall appearance of the skin. The vortex, multi-step science behind the Hydrafacial treatment the latest breakthrough in aesthetic technology. Because of this, the Hydrafacial treatment is as soothing, refreshing, moisturizing and non-irritating as a combination of 3 different popular facial and treatment types of skin rejuvenation. Experience the benefits of the best in facial treatments such as the exfoliation and skin resurfacing from a microdermabrasion, new younger skin from a chemical peel and extractions and hydration similar to a deep-cleansing skin facial treatment, but all-in-one convenient treatment that delivers instant results. In fact, the hydrafacial treatment is so instant and non-irritating that it is even safe enough to have done on your wedding day! The treatment accomplishes all of this via a breakthrough simultaneous multi-step approach:

Vortex Extraction – The “vortex” is simply a strongly circulating liquid that when applied to the skin, easily extricates and eliminates a variety of blemishes including blackheads, sebum, and whiteheads for painless and instantaneous extractions.

Vortex Cleaning – The unique HydroPeel tip works to hydrate the skin effectively using a nutrient-rich, special solution that deeply penetrates the pores of the skin to dissolve away impurities gently while simultaneously softening the skin.

LED Light Therapy – LED light therapy offers even more benefits following a Hydrafacial treatment. It utilizes certain kinds of light that emit energy to encourage cell growth while increasing the production of the skin’s elastin and collagen. From this, skin becomes less wrinkled, firmer and more younger-looking overall. Light therapy also helps to improve the resilience and firmness of the skin, while greatly diminishing the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and other visible signs of aging.
Antioxidant Vortex Fusion – The special spiral “vortex” tip uses a patented approach for hydrating the skin by simultaneously infusing strong antioxidants into the skin as it exfoliates, which diminishes the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, hyperpigmentation and oiliness.

Before and After

ClaudeThomas Salon and Spa recommendations: 10 Ombre hair colors to try next

Hair trends come and go, but ombre hair color is here to stay at least for some time. The idea behind the ombre hair color trend is simple: hair is darker at the roots and becomes lighter at the ends, or vice versa. It’s a gradient hair color technique. Not only is ombre an easy look to pull off, but the color possibilities are endless. Check out some of these options to consider before visiting your stylist for your next color appointment, Also if you are looking to change that color you have now when booking your next color service inform the receptionist or stylist, when booking, what you think you want to achieve with your next color services. This will ensure that the correct amount of time for the service will be booked.  

This fiery red ombre hair color makes a bold statement. Whether you’ve been rocking red hair ever since you can remember or are going red for the first time, it’s a great way to keep your look bright and vibrant. The last thing that you want when rocking red hair is a dull color. To keep your ombre red hair looking radiant for up to four weeks, use the Color Extend Magnetics System. The sulfate-free shampoo, conditioner, and mask won’t strip away your hair color which means you can show off your ombre red hair longer. 
Blonde ends are a fun complement to red hair. To get the look, ask your stylist to keep your hair color bright and bold red at the crown and go lighter on the bottom. Red curly hair is best for showing off this red blonde ombre hair color since curls can show off all of the shades going on in your hair. Bring out your hair’s natural wave by applying an air dry styling cream to damp hair. 

A high contrast ombre hair color doesn’t have to look harsh, and this hair color is a perfect example. This will look will give you dark brunette roots at the top, then blend it into a golden blonde hair color. If you’re a natural brunette who wants to go blonde but aren’t ready to go all the way, an ombré is a good option

An easy way to stand out from the crowd is with a gunmetal gray ombre. Cool brunettes can add a little bit of this ashy gray hue into their hair for a softer take on ombre hair with low contrast.

Don’t want to go too bold? This color technique creates a gradient with your hair color by keeping the top of your hair dark and adding rose gold hair color to your ends.

Feel like your hair color needs a refresh. Try the cool side of the hair color spectrum with this ashy light brown ombre. It’s a super-subtle way to show off natural light brown hair color, but still lets you experiment with a different shade at the ends.

Wanted to trade in your brown hair for blonde without a commitment? This champagne blonde ombré is a compromise worth trying. Not only is the hair color a cooler shade of blonde but it’s also a good choice if you want to keep the lightning at a minimum since the blonde doesn’t go up to the roots 

Here is a technique of highlighting that will keep the highlights as far away from your roots as possible? This will add dimension to your ombre with highlights. It combines dark roots with lighter hair color at the ends and uses face-framing highlights to brighten up the hair. This technique of highlights starts further down. This creates a look that is more natural and a sun-kissed effect. Bouncy, textured hair looks great with this hair color, which you can create by using a texture treatment spray.  

An icy blonde ombre is an eye-catcher.  This look involves a lot of contrast since it starts off with nearly black roots at the top, then transitions into ash brown hair color in the middle and bright blonde at the ends. There’s a lot going on with this hair color, but the shades blend into each other beautifully, o you won’t be able to tell where one haircolor begins and ends. Be sure to ask your stylist about Color Extend Bonder. It’s a three-step system that can help your hair feel stronger which is important when lifting is involved. 

Add some warmth to your hair with this mahogany ombre. It’s a perfect color and can be exactly what you need if you want to go slightly lighter with your brunette hair at the ends. If one of your favorite things about this look is the shine, ask your stylist about including a Shades EQ Gloss in your haircolor service

Monday, March 5, 2018

Claude Thomas loves Total Tea (best Detox tea out there) and why they do

Claude Thomas Salon and Spa
   endorsement of Total Tea

First  off  it tastes amazing

Gentle Detox Tea Customers & Reviewers consider us to be the best herbal colon cleanse tea. Period. 1200+ Doctors have sold and recommended Total Tea for over 10 years. Why? Gentle Detox Tea is effective, but reviewers also say our tea tastes and is gentle on your system. We have sold over 15 million cups in 10 years. Helps with bloating and constipation. Total Tea will help you kick-start a diet.
Our all-natural herbal colon cleanse teas have been crafted with love to help remove toxins from your body, reduce overall stress levels, and help you feel more energized. These delicious herbal colon cleanse teas help support healthy digestion by easing bloating, constipation, and other stomach woes. Featuring a delicious blend of ginger, Echinacea, cinnamon, peppermint, papaya, chamomile and other beneficial herbs, this body detox tea both supports overall immune and digestive health and provides a delicious break from the fast pace of modern life. Fill up our thermos tumblers in the morning and sip gentle detox tea all day! 

GynoStemma  (Gynostemma pentaphyllum)
eliminate waste and toxins from the body
Helps accelerate metabolism by adjusting blood sugar and reducing blood fat
Contains many beneficial amino acids and vitamins and minerals, including selenium, magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, potassium, manganese, phosphorus and more
strong anti-fatigue effect

Senna (Cassia angustifolia, Locust Plant)
A "cleansing herb" that relieves constipation, increases peristalsis, and helps soften stools

Papaya (Carica papaya)
Contains "papain", an enzyme chemically related to "pepsin" which helps digest protein in the body and acts as an anti-inflammatory
helps prevent indigestion

Ginger (Zingiber officinalis)
Excellent digestive aid that helps reduce stomach acids and contains anti-inflammatory components
Relieves indigestion, gas pains, irritation to the intestinal walls, diarrhea, and stomach cramping
stimulate blood circulation, toxin removal, and cleansing of the bowels and kidneys

Peppermint (Mentha piperita)
Soothes and comforts the stomach, promoting healthy digestion
Stimulates the flow of digestive juice and bile and the expulsion of gas from the GI tract
Helps with the treatment of ulcerative conditions of the bowel and intestinal colic

Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea)
Stimulates the immune system to counter both bacterial and viral infections
An alternative herb that can be used for long periods of time to gradually and gently detoxify the blood stream thus improving digestion, glandular secretion and assimilation
Contains anti-inflammatory components

Chamomile (Matricaria recutita)
Calms and relaxes the entire body; reduces anxiety; supports a healthy nervous system; helps ease digestion, tense muscles, and menstrual pain; relieves irritability; and helps sleep
Contains anti-inflammatory properties that soothe the digestive tract and help relieve pain, indigestion, acidity, gas, gastritis, bloating, colic, ulcers and other inflammatory conditions of the digestive system

Rosehips (Rosa canina)
Mild diuretic and laxative that helps soften stoos without purging
Beneficial for constipation, infections, bladder problems and diarrhea
Excellent nutritional supplement and helps prevent colds

Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum)
Used to combat microorganisms, diarrhea and other GI disorders, and has anti-oxidant properties

Hibiscus (Hibiscus sabdariffa)
Used to treat constipation
Possesses anti-inflammatory properties
Total Tea® body detox tea herbs are known to help with symptoms related to the following conditions:

 The list of Benefits 

Restore overall digestive function
Relieve Constipation
Increase peristalsis (forward movement)
Improve food digestion performance
Increase circulation
Prevent intestinal spasms
Reduce nervousness
Reduce gas production
Reduce bloating and cramping
Remove yeast & other "bad" bacteria from the system
Inhibit "bad" bacteria production
Improve "good" nutrient absorption
Reduce irritation & inflammation of intestinal walls
Improve immunity
Total Tea® herbal colon cleanse tea herbs are known to help with:

  Helps to Relieve 

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Ulcerative Colitis
Candida Yeast Overgrowth, Candidiasis
GI Ulcers
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Diverticulosis, Diverticulitis
Acid Reflux
Bad Breath (Halitosis)
Stomach pain

How Total Tea Herbal Colon Cleanse Tea is different from other products: 

All Natural
Naturally Derived Ingredients
Can be consumed hot or cold
No fillers or preservatives
No artificial flavors or colors
You can take it safely everyday
Total Tea body detox tea reduces inflammation
Lose Weight
Non-Addictive Tea Cleanse
Caffeine Free
Total Tea promotes whole body wellness and function
Non-GMO, Gluten Free, Kosher Certified, & Vegan Herbal Colon Cleanse Tea
Made in the USA
Doctor Recommended

Mommy Approved