Monthly Archives: December 2015

5 Tips to Get the Best Bikini Wax

Ever find yourself curious about the thought of getting a bikini wax? If you’ve always wanted to try it out but never seem to find the perfect time to do it, then here are a few tips from Prevention.com to help you make the most out of the experience when you finally give it a shot:

  1. The right salon. Don’t just go to any fly-by-night beauty establishment offering a bevy of waxing services. Make sure you check the salon first. If they’re online, it’s easy enough to read through the testimonials of past customers (if there are any). Try calling ahead and asking about their facilities. Does the salon have individual wax warmers in every treatment room? When you get there, you should observe how the staff works. Does your waxer double-dip the applicator into the wax being prepared for you? (She shouldn’t.) Does she wash her hands before she starts working on your wax? (She should.)
  2. A DIY solution—not. Some think they can do the waxing on their own. However, bikini waxing DIY style can have serious drawbacks. For one, there’s not enough leverage possible in the position to allow you to remove the hair from the roots. If this happens, it can lead to broken hair or worse ingrown ones which are notoriously difficult to get rid of.
  3. Keep to your schedule. It’s ideal to get the treatment every 4 weeks. However, some women often cancel their appointments when they get their period. Don’t. You can use a tampon and leave the salon to work around the problem. That way, you won’t be thrown off your schedule.
  4. Pain is good. Sure, waxing can be painful and could reduce grown women to tears. However, if it doesn’t hurt, then the hairs didn’t come out—which is worse. So the next time you brace yourself for the pain, embrace it, welcome it, knowing it’s for a good cause.
  5. Say when you want more. Some women complaint that the service wasn’t able to tear out some of the hair. One way to prevent that is to ask your waxer to tweeze hair that’s barely even visible. By communicating your wishes to your waxer, you can enjoy the best bikini wax, every time.

So keep these tips handy when you start looking for a waxing salon. If you’re looking for waxing services in Jacksonville, pay us a visit at Adrienne Michelle’s Salon & Spa.

Need waxing services in Jacksonville? Adrienne Michelle’s Salon & Spa offers beauty treatments to help you take better care of your body.

Farmhouse Fresh Award

On behalf of our FarmHouse Fresh family, I want to thank you for voting us into the Winners Circle in the 2015 American Spa Professional’s Choice Awards.  

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It has been another wonderful year – we are thrilled to be among your favorites in both All Natural and Bodycare Lines! The freshest, yummiest treatments start with our love of food and drink, good friends and great customers who appreciate our delicious treats! 

Having your support is always the cherry on top of everything we do! You make our job a joy!    Wait till you see what we have in store for 2016… 

With much appreciation,

Shannon McLinden
President & Founder
FarmHouse Fresh

Preparation is Key for A Perfect Gel Manicure

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Everyone loves the durability and shine that a gel manicure provides.One of the most important key factors to achieve a long lasting polish, is the preparation that thenail technician does on your nails. This process can be achieved without damaged to the nail itself.

You want to have a clean nail surface with no dead skin or oil on the nail. Dead skin can be removed by a proper cuticle trimming. It is important that the nail technician knows what dead skin is and removes it without cutting skin that is alive.

A light buff is all that is needed to remove the oil from the top of the nail. This helps the gel polish adhere properly to the nail for long lasting results.

At Adrienne Michelle’s Salon and Spa in Jacksonville we look at each client’s nails individually to determine what is needed to achieve the best results. We never use a drill, and know the difference between dead and alive cuticle and skin. Most of all we strive to always maintain the cleanest work areas and use proper cleaning procedures so that all of our instruments are sterilized and clean for each client. This is what makes all our client’s leave feeling pampered and with the perfect gel manicure.