Category Archives: Makeup

Parlor’s Birthday Bash & Photo Booth

POSTED: 12/18/14 10:00 AM


The 20th Anniversary of Parlor was a success! And now its time to share photos from our night of celebration with makeup guru Rudy Miles and music by Hannah Thiem. The night kicked off with a makeup workshop for holiday tips and ended with a good ol’ fashion DIY photo booth that left the party … Continue reading Parlor’s Birthday Bash & Photo Booth

20th Anniversary Events List: specials, discounts, and workshops

POSTED: 11/26/14 4:37 PM


The history of Parlor…

In 1994, salon culture had changed dramatically from its original form. Salons used to be a nexus for conversation, a unity of different perspectives in a creative space, but this ideal had disappeared admits the boom of salon industry. Parlor, founded by Gwenn LeMoine in 1994, set out to reignite the emphasis on culture and conversation in the salon experience. And she succeeded!

Parlor & Free People’s Night Out

POSTED: 11/15/14 6:02 PM


Parlor and Free People teamed up this year in New York City for the Free People Holiday Night’s celebration at the Rockefeller Plaza, hosted by Victoria’s Secret Angel, Martha Hunt. It was a beautiful evening showcasing the season’s hottest looks. The Parlor Beauty Squad provided the “Hair Bar” where we taught guests how to create gorgeous styles of their own.

Picture Perfect: How Close Our Stylists Can Replicate Your Inspiration Photo

POSTED: 08/31/14 10:15 AM


The nervous anticipation of scheduling a transformative hair appointment can weigh on anyone, especially if  the “look” you’re going for is hard to describe in words. We put one of top stylists Cristina Vince to the test by providing her with an inspiration photo from Aveda’s latest fall collection and then having her replicate the color … Continue reading Picture Perfect: How Close Our Stylists Can Replicate Your Inspiration Photo

We Pin Beauty: Vol 2

POSTED: 08/5/14 4:02 PM


It’s that time of week again when we share our top picks from Pinterest. Click on the photo for the original source, otherwise soak up the beauty inspiration.                                                             

We’re Not Teasing About This Crown Twist

POSTED: 07/26/14 6:20 PM


Braided hairstyles have become a staple to this season’s look books, but keeping up with the ladies who’ve already grown their hair into mermaid like tresses can be difficult if volume isn’t your strong suit. We took the challenge of transforming straight, mid-length hair into a voluminous crown twist to show that any look can be managed no … Continue reading We’re Not Teasing About This Crown Twist

We Pin Beauty

POSTED: 07/23/14 5:25 PM


Pinterest can be a twilight zone between the reality we live and the laundry list of DIYs and tutorials we’d like to accomplish. In Parlor’s new blog series “We Pin Beauty,” our objective is to expose our followers to the trendiest beauty inspiration and healthy living options (yes, that includes food, makeup, hair, and home decor tutorials … Continue reading We Pin Beauty

Summer’s Dewy Sheen In A Bottle

POSTED: 07/17/14 4:39 PM


This summer’s genie in a bottle is Aveda’s beautifying composition oil and it’s not hard to get your hands on. The oil when mixed with concealer creates a sheen that’ll lighten up your face, making you look fresh and at peace with the summer heat. Now, don’t go overboard. Adding too much oil can cause different effects on each skin … Continue reading Summer’s Dewy Sheen In A Bottle