Our Fave Beauty Hacks (That Actually Work)

Salon Beauty Tips from One of the Best Salons in Columbus

Great hair demands attention, and we all know that some spa time can make us feel like a million bucks. At Kenneth’s, our expert stylists are always ready to create the look you desire at any of our locations around Columbus. With warmer days just around the corner, it’s time to shake things up and get inspired with some spring beauty hacks. The world of beauty is always changing, which means there’s something new to learn every season! With these beauty tricks, you’ll be ready to tackle the spring with some fresh ideas that really work.

Best Beauty Hacks for your Hair

Blow Out

If you’re not quite ready to go shorter or get a new color, you can spruce up your look in no time with a professional blow out - a great way to feel rejuvenated during those in-between times.

Bobby Pin Tricks

Thinking of trying a new hair do and have issues with bobby pins slipping out of your hair? Lay them on a paper towel and mist with dry shampoo or hairspray - this adds some grip to prevent them from falling out. Insert bobby pins with the smooth side up for the best hold. Looking for a fun use for these versatile styling tools? You can use bobby pins to make waves without using hot tools. By placing bobby pins on damp hair, about a half inch apart, you can create waves without putting heat on your hair.

The Swide Sweep

If you want to anchor your hair to the side and have it stay in place, make a small braid on the side you want it on to help hold your hair in place.

Tame Flyaways

Get those naughty baby hairs tamed by using a clean toothbrush. Mist the toothbrush with hairspray and brush along the hairline to target flyaways. An extra beauty hack you can try when using a toothbrush is to tame eyebrows or scrub flaky lips (sans hairspray) to make them smooth again.

Shiny Hair

Healthy hair makes all the difference in having a mane that’s manageable and fabulous. A great product that mutli-tasks for your hair is our Elixir 11 - it’s like magic in a bottle. Not only does it protect your hair, but it also makes it soft, reduces frizz, and adds shine.

Tease

Craving more volumized hair? Start teasing! This may sound like something straight out of an ‘80s Cosmopolitan, but this trick can still be used to add some nice volume to your hair, especially for a night out on the town. You can use a wide-toothed comb, or even a toothbrush, for a more subtle look. But if you really want to channel your inner Farrah Fawcett, who are we to stop you?!

Side Parts

Another way to add volume is to switch up the side you part your hair. It’ll fight back a little since it’s not used to going a different way, which gives you that extra oomph! Make sure to keep volume-boosting products on hand, like Give Me Lift, or invest in a Volume Kit to build up the fullness of your hair over time.

Best Beauty Hacks for Rebooting Your Look

Quick Facial

If you're on the go and need a quick refresh for your skin, try an express facial (it comes with a hand massage, too!). Not only is it budget friendly, but it’s also an effective way to get that youthful glow to usher in spring.

Makeup Refresh

Another fun way to get ready for a new season is to clean out your makeup bag. Throw away items that you’ve been holding onto for too long. Get adventurous and try some new shades to see what else works with your skin tone.

Eyelash Lift

A quick way to enhance your eyes and give fullness to your lashes in a pinch is to “stamp” them. Gently press your mascara wand against the underside of your lashes for a few extra seconds to give them a fuller look without using eyeliner. This is an especially great tip if you’re going for a more natural look, but still want the lift and definition of falsies or eyeliner.

Perfume Perfection

This is a simple beauty trick that goes a long way. When using perfume, instead of rubbing your wrists together, simply press them together for a few seconds and the fragrance will last longer.

Book an Appointment at a Salon and Spa in Columbus for a Fresh Spring Look

These beauty hacks and tricks are a fun way to shake up your routine, get creative, and inspire change. At Kenneth’s, we’re committed to bringing you the top salon and spa services that fit your needs (and your budget). Whether you need a quick facial or want to go all-out with a new cut and color, our stylists are here for you. Take a look at all the services we offer, and then book an appointment today! Or, if you need help finding a stylist, take our quick quiz to find the best stylist for you.

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