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Like anything else, when you find someone who loves what they do, has crazy talent and is passionate about serving others - you have something great! That is exactly what All About U found in our new team member Karson Pettigrew. Karson is a licensed cosmetologist that specializes in full body waxing. She’s been licensed for seven years, but has been exclusively waxing for three years. After her first waxing experience, she fell in love with how confident she felt and aspired to help every woman and man feel that same confidence.
Karson is an expert providing body waxing services for men and women consisting of bikini, Brazilian, arms, legs, chest, back and other places. She also helps provide smooth and hairless facial features like brows, chin, lips and even nostrils.
Imagine the convenience and benefits that come from adding waxing to your usual beauty services at All About U!more
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Imagine The Possibilities! We are a lease and commission salon & spa.
Are you an existing lease stylist or esthetician ready for a change? Be independent but not alone. Be part of energy that comes from a true salon & spa operation working along a team that was voted “Best Salon in Texas” by a major supplier. Would you love to work with an assistant that allows you to double book and get the support to serve your clients first class? And yeah, 6 weeks of free rent!
Or are you a commission stylist nervous about change? We have 10-years of experience working with stylists to grow their clientele within a proven system developing 6-figure incomes. There truly is a partnership that exists to help you grow and reach your career goals. You may even aspire to someday be a lease stylist or esthetician but need the time to build your clientele. All About U is for you! Imagine building your clientele where you can transition to a lease stylist without making a change in your location.
All About U is truly the best of both worlds in a convenient growing...more
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Each year fashions and hairstyles seem to change, 2021 is certainly no different. In fact, the 2020 “let it go” style has worn out its welcome. Everyone is ready to move on from 2020 so let’s look at one of the hair trends predicted to be popular in 2021.
The bob is back!
There are so many variations to today’s bob hairstyles and plenty of names to describe them from soft a-line bob, textured fringe bob, blunt chin bob, soft curved bob and even one known as a Mia Wallace bob. They can have a clean and classic look to a shaggy and trendy appearance. In any case, they are low maintenance beautiful cuts that get you noticed. Generally speaking a bob length is at the neckline but there are shorter and slightly longer versions. Customized to your facial features the bob cut can combine layers, texturing and hair color variations that make this style so beautiful. The look simply says this is not 2020 and it shows!
All About U has a talented team of hair stylists that love to work with clients providing the best possible hair services. Providing precision cuts, colors...more
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Baby it’s cold outside! Although we are focused on staying warm this time of year, your hair needs special attention to look its best too. We are all aware of the term “bad hair day” that usually relates to hot humid weather and the resulting flat hair look. You may not realize that cold air and its moisture robbing characteristics can be more detrimental to the health of your hair. Dehydrated hair and scalp due to cold air can create dull appearance, static, dandruff, split ends, breakage and even excessive hair loss. There are some simple things we can all do to prevent hair damage and treat cold weather hair challenges:
· Use a quality moisturizing or hydrating shampoo, conditioner and treatments. We found Olaplex to be an amazing product line dedicated to the dynamic unique health of your hair. In fact, they have a hair assessment on their website we encourage you to take to best equip yourself to care for your hair. The assessment can be found here. We also love products from Moroccan Oil, Kevin Murphy and...more
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We all have seen the popularity of eyelash extensions. What’s not to love when you can have full natural looking eyelashes without the endless effort of mascara or a lash curler. Eyelash extensions are one of those services that once you have them applied, you just can’t live without them!
Never tried them?
Let’s discuss what to expect with your service and a simple plan to care for them.
· Make your initial appointment when you have 2 hours of uninterrupted time to enjoy the process of quietly being pampered. You want to first speak with your esthetician and agree on the look you desire such as a classic look or volume. Don’t come to your appointment with mascara or other eye makeup already applied if you can avoid it. If you wear contacts, it may be a good day to bring the glasses. These things are not a requirement but may cut some time off the process. Finally, make sure you set up follow-up visits to touch up your lashes and maintain that dramatic look we all love. We recommend a touch-up every 2 weeks and it generally takes 30-45...more
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Rita Daoud has joined the All About U Spa team from San Diego, CA. Rita is an accomplished advanced permanent makeup artist and licensed master esthetician.
Rita will be providing a vast array of permanent makeup and master esthetic services at All About U. These services include microblading, microneedling, plasma skin tightening, permanent eyeliner, permanent lips/lipliner, freckles & beauty marks.
Check out Rita’s amazing work here
January Spa Specials Just For You!
$50 Off Microneedling
$100 Off Plasma Skin Tighteningmore
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Tired of spending hours trying to pencil in the desired shape and color of the perfect eyebrow? All About U now offers the solution – it is called microblading!
Microblading is a semi-permanent tattooing technique that creates hair like strokes to fill in sparse, irregular or thinning brows. The final product is amazing. Imagine a customized look based on the structure of your face, skin tone and consultation with our licensed master esthetician. Desired looks can range from daring and bold to subtle and natural appearing.
The process starts with cleaning and numbing of the existing brow area prior to treatment. A small handheld tool is then used to create thin, filling, hair like strokes that determine the color and shape of the new brow. Different than in permanent tattooing, the microblading tool uses special ink that is less concentrated and applied in thinner strokes. This process results in realistic natural appearing brows that are beautiful and hassle free.
Microblading treatments at All About U also include a touch-up 4-6 weeks after procedure....more
In the year of a pandemic we have seen it all in the hair salon. Box dyes, home hair services, take home kits, “miracle” products, neglect and even challenges caused at another hair salon. We affectionately call all this “Covid Hair”. Shortcuts and intended savings often result in unexpected results and we are frequently asked to fix the consequences. Unfortunately damaged hair caused by these practices can be very time consuming and expensive to repair. It may take a series of appointments and time to restore your hair to pre Covid Hair condition. The reason for this is that these products often damage the hair and rarely do it consistently across all areas of your hair. These damaged areas have different ph, color, luster and strength than healthy hair. Color corrections over Covid Hair may not respond the same as healthy hair. The first thing we do is assess the condition of your hair and determine if corrections at this time are best. Some hair is literally falling out when we first see clients with Covid Hair. The long term health and beauty of your hair is our greatest...more
Balayage is a hair coloring technique where the color is gradually applied to the hair in a vertical fashion. Balayage comes from the French term “to sweep” which describes the natural appearing transition in hair color. This process results in a more natural looking color application giving seemless blends of lights and darks with vast dimensions.
How is this different than traditional highlights or Ombre? Highlights are known for chunky variations or strands of color. Ombre is a more rapid transition in hair color creating a horizontal variation in tones. Balayage is focused on natural transitions, subtle yet defined.
The stylists at All About U are artists in creating the ultimate Balayage. Often described as one of the most enjoyable services a stylist performs, Balayage allows creativity working on the clients hair as if it were a fine painting. Compliment a Balayage with curls and a precision cut, the final product is magical. The transition the hair goes through is amazing to experience and the clients...more
Our hair salon in McKinney, Texas offers women beautiful hair with a special discount. Each day, thousands of women hit search engines looking for a convenient and top-rated hair salon or hair stylist. Trying to determine what women’s hair salon will be your forever home can be a daunting task. Sometimes, it takes a little nudge to try a new hair salon or hair stylist.
All About U Salon, Spa & Boutique is now offering new clients $25 off salon or spa services totaling $100 or more. Our agenda is clear, provide you with an incredible discount to try All About U and earn your repeat business by pairing you with a stylist that listens to you and provides the highest quality services while in an inviting, safe atmosphere.
Over the last 9 years All About U has received numerous awards from product suppliers, our community and clients. Most important to us is being voted Best Hair Salon in McKinney by our clients. Time to try something new – it’s All About U!more
As of May 8th, we have officially reopened our doors and are welcoming back our customers! While we are open, things are going to be different for the foreseeable future. Even though we are extremely excited to offer this small sense of normalcy and help those feel their best, there are things that we are going to be strictly implementing. This is an unknown and a first for our business and our customers. We ask that you please be patient, understanding, and adhere to the guidelines we set in place. In this blog post, we are going to be discussing what reopening looks like and how we are asking our customers to adhere to our new policies. Keep reading to learn more!
First off, it is important to note that all of these requirements we are setting in place are coming from the CDC and TDLR and being set in place by the State of Texas Executive Order. All of these are legally required by law and unfortunately we will not be able to serve you, unless you adhere to these policies.
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All About U does a fabulous job with my highlights and cut every time I go. And I love the boutique; cutest clothes at affordable prices.
Amazing first time experience at the Salon. My stylist used my hair as her canvas and did such an amazing job. She has a forever client ❤️
The best Salon in McKinney, Stylists are awesome 👏 👏👏👏💇♀️💇♀️💇♀️
Great place to come to be beautified!!
They did an amazing job with my hair. Always makes me feel pretty when I leave. They always have the cutest clothes and jewelry to shop for as well!
Awesome salon with great professional services. I love all boutique options.