Posts by Joseph Michael’s Salon and Spa

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Can I Use Retinol in the Summer?

by Joseph Michael's Salon and Spa

Retinol in the Summer?? Yes, yes and please yes! One of the biggest myths in skin care is that you should stop using retinol in the summer because it will make your skin more sensitive. That’s pretty much a telephone game version of what happens.  Retinol is vitamin A, and vitamin A is sensitive to […]

How do you choose your skin care products?

 According to marketresearch.com, the global skin care market will reach $121 billion by 2021. Considering the average person’s skin covers an area of 2 square meters and accounts for about 15% of your body weight, it’s no wonder that skin care is the largest category in the cosmetics industry, accounting for nearly 40% of the […]

Saving Your Style

by Joseph Michael's Salon and Spa

We have unusual conversations in a hair salon.  Outside of work I don’t recommend wrinkle creams, talk hair removal or swap foot callous stories.  But, I work in a (pretty awesome) salon and spa and, when in Rome……  So, over the years I have heard some off-the-wall beauty secrets.  Some tried and true; some not […]

How To: Save Your Summer Hair and Skin

So far in this blog series, I’ve focused on salon and spa services and trends more than beauty tips. Maybe I was holding out on purpose so I can make sure you are paying attention at just the right time…now…SUMMER!  Summer is the absolute best time to astound you with my preventative tips and product […]

Color Your Summer Beautiful…by Char Panico-Muffitt

As a Hair Color Specialist for nearly three decades, I am frequently asked about the latest trends in color.  This year, especially, I am increasingly pleased to see that, like fashion, the focus is more and more on what works best for the individual, making everything ‘in’ as long as the look is flattering and […]