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Charleston Spray Tan

Charleston Spray Tan

How long does a spray tan last? The answer depends upon the quality of the spray tan and the care you take of your tan. Charleston tan recipients seeking high quality airbrushing and a lasting sun-kissed glow know they can count on Lashes and Lace. 


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Flower Girl Hair (10 & Under) in Charleston, SC

Next to the bride, the flower girl is the minor star of the wedding-day show. She’s the supporting cast to the bride’s big walk down the aisle, preparing the guests for the stunning beauty of the bride with the charm of an innocent. You’ll want your flower girl’s style to match your bridesmaids’ and the overall theme of your wedding. Dealing with children during a formal service which requires expected behaviors can be challenging, but with some flexibility and understanding of the child’s personality, needs, and comfort, she can bring memorable moments to your wedding day. Your best bet? Consult the child’s parents in matters of comfort, and keep those suggestions in mind when choosing a hairstyle for your flower girl.

Updos

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The classic updo is a splendid choice for a child’s fine hair. A smooth top knot, messy bun, braided bun, or twist, the possibilities are nearly endless. Children’s hair tends to be finer and lighter than adults’ hair, so take into consideration the volume of the child’s hair and the shape of the face when choosing the right updo. Ideally, the hair should frame the cherubic face, and the design of the updo should provide a nice contrast of texture and smoothness. Adding flowers, a headband, tiara, or other accessory is a nice foil for smooth, straight hair.

Natural Beauty

You may choose a more casual style for your flower girl, especially if the child is sensitive. Tight updos may be uncomfortable for some children. If she’s uncomfortable, it’s less likely that you can expect your flower girl to carry out her duties smoothly and with a smile. Casual styles may include a half-braid which stops half-way down and blends into the rest of the hair, or twists that bring the top and front of the hair back and away from the face. Half-updo styles allow for creativity and adding texture to the style without the need for tight fastenings that might make the child uncomfortable. Lashes and Lace salon staff has extensive experience in creating beautiful, comfortable styles for children. Make your appointment today.

Spray Tans for your Fall Wedding | Charleston, SC

With fall around the corner, the golden glow you worked so hard to obtain all summer may be fading. Or you may be following a healthier routine of avoiding over-exposure to the sun. Whatever the case, a spray tan with FDA approved Dihydroxyacetone (DHA) is a safe and attractive alternative to putting your skin at risk under tanning lamps. Coming in for a spray tan prior to your wedding is the best way to ensure you carry a healthy glow down the aisle on your special day.

Before Your Spray Tan

A spray tan lasts, on average, 4-10 days, depending upon your maintenance routine and your skin chemistry. You’ll want to plan your appointment accordingly. Any waxing appointments or exfoliation, including facials or chemical peels, should be completed well in advance of your tanning appointment. It is recommended that you wax a full 24 hours before your tanning session, to allow your skin time to prepare.

On the day of your appointment, shower and exfoliate to remove any dead skin cells. This will help ensure the product is applied evenly and prevent streaking or patching. Do not apply any lotions or use scented body wash. Plan to wear dark, loose-fitting clothing. You will not be able to shower, swim, or engage in vigorous exercise for at least 6-8 hours following your tanning session.

During your Spray Tan Appointment

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You may wish to wear minimal clothing during your appointment for the best coverage. Remember that any clothing will result in tan lines. Minimal undergarments are important to protect your intimate areas. The solution should not come into contact with any mucous membranes. Use chapstick or lip balm to protect your lips, and apply a clear coat of nail polish to avoid staining your nails.

After your Spray Tan

Following your spray tan, you’ll want to give the formula time to develop. It’s important to avoid showering for 6-8 hours following your tan. Wear loose-fitting, dark colored clothing to prevent the solution from rubbing off. Consider sleeping in the same clothing to avoid staining sheets. After your initial shower, you can wear makeup and use non-alcoholic, unscented lotion as usual.

Waxing Services | Charleston, SC

When grooming for your upcoming wedding, you’ll want to get a new haircut, color, and experiment with several makeup styles to discover which works best for you. One area that a lot of brides-to-be neglect, however, is personal grooming. Lashes and Lace offers full spa services, including facial, body, and below-the-belt waxing. For best results, moisturize your skin every day except the day of your waxing. Exfoliate gently, and keep your skin scrupulously clean. Examine the areas to be waxed for irritation or broken skin.

Facial Waxing

Facial waxing cleans up the brow, lip, chin, sideburns, and other problem areas. Depending upon your particular situation, you may wish to opt to have individual areas waxed, or choose a full face waxing. You’ll want to schedule your waxing service for a few days to a week before the wedding, in order to allow any irritation or redness to fade before your big day.

Body Waxing

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Some women have thicker, more noticeable body hair than others. If your body hair is thick or dark, you may wish to have your shoulders, arm, chest, back, or stomach waxed. Most ladies opt for at least underarm and leg waxing. Your special day should be completely free of distractions. You’ll want to look your absolute best, so treat yourself to smooth, vibrant skin.

Below-the-Belt Waxing

All of the preparations, months of anticipation and planning, lead up to a single night. Of course you want your wedding night to be perfect. Lashes and Lace Spa offers a full lineup of waxing services to suit every taste and hair type. From the classic bikini wax that trims the lady garden’s edges, to our “Kit-n-Kaboodle,” also known as a full Brazilian, we offer an option to suit your desire.

Be sure to schedule your waxing appointment well in advance and pamper yourself with silky-smooth skin for your special day.