Trust me when I tell you, gals - you will LOVE the new Control Force hairspray from Aveda. Indeed, I have described it as having nearly mythical powers, specifically all-day hold and humidity control, without that "model airplane glue" feeling that you tend to get with a strong fixative spray. We got our shipment in this week and have been doing the happy dance ever since! Stop in soon and grab your can - we may have a hard time keeping this on the shelves. (Make it in before Thursday July 1 and beat the dreaded HST!) By the way, Aveda is the first beauty company to produce aerosol sprays with net-zero climate impact. How cool, eh? We wouldn't want it any other way.
Our first two weeks were monumental and we can't thank our friends, family, and (especially) our guests enough. We've gotten such beautiful flowers and cards, a pie, a silver wishbone (so neat!), and so many warm congratulations and well-wishes that we are truly honored and humbled. Your support has been invaluable in helping us make our dream come true. Our fabulous German Master Stylist, Grit, went on maternity leave and we miss her already. Best wishes to Grit and Mike as they start their happy family. (Psssst...Grit...I'm knitting as fast as I can!) We will be bending over backward to accomodate Grit's clients until she comes back, so just give us a call and we'll pinch hit for the new mama until she's ready to return. We've lost fantastic stylist for a while, but on the same day we gained new team member Chantelle. Chantelle comes to us with more than 4 years experience behind the chair and she's been doing some dynamite work in the shop so far. We're thrilled to welcome her to Sin 7 Salon! To get an appointment with Chantelle right away, give us a call at 604-560-5360. She works every Wednesday through Saturday and will add Tuesdays soon. Watch this site and our Facebook page for upcoming specials with Chantelle. Courtney and Kat (that's me) went to class this weekend and learned a whole lot of cool stuff to help make your experience at Sin 7 one that you will look forward to again and again. For instance, there are some great products coming out this year from Aveda (think "men"), and of course any day now we will be getting our first shipment of Control Force hairspray. As I said on Facebook, this will finally be the hairspray that lets us ditch the clandestine [...]
No picture of the pie. It was gone before we remembered we had a camera. ;)
Whew! Here we are about to begin Week 2 at Sin 7. I have to say it feels good to have had a few days off after the frenzy of the last few weeks. Let's see, what did we have going on? Meetings with lawyers, accountants, bankers, insurance people, health inspectors, city hall, property managers, printers...did I mention bankers? Naturally this was on top of seeing clients. Then there was the prepping, taping, filling, sanding, painting, scrubbing, more scrubbing, moving furniture, and about 62 trips to the dumpster. In just over 36 hours. By some miracle I got all of the computer and electronic equipment plugged in correctly. Well, except for the cash drawer, which now only opens manually. Maybe I should look into that... And speaking of computers, we got this here website and a Facebook page up and even a bit of content going. (Please, will you "Like" us?) Oh yes, we have also been interviewing as we're going to need help covering the maternity leaves of 2 top stylists, Grit and Lesley. Grit's last day is Friday and if you aren't lucky enough to have an appointment already on the books with her, I'm sorry to tell you but it's just not going to happen. However, we will be happy to make you an appointment with Courtney or Katherine (that's me), and we'll do our very best to take care of you until she comes back. Our first week of business was exhilarating! It was such an awesome feeling to have it all taking place after so much work. Our clients have been so incredibly supportive, and really we just can't thank everyone enough for their well-wishes and congratulations. We got flowers from several people and also a homemade pie - are we the luckiest salon in [...]