The Ultimate Salon Blog

Feed My Lips: Your Guide to the Perfect Color

Spring is coming, and it’s the perfect time to refresh your makeup to go with the vibrant and floral hues of the season. With perfect timing, Aveda recently released a new lip line—Feed My Lips—and here at The Ultimate Salon we couldn’t be happier, because with 23 new shades, there’s a color for every occasion.

Hair Color Trends We’re Obsessed With

From pops of peekaboo pastel to beautiful contouring color, hair color is having a moment. And at The Ultimate Salon, we couldn’t be happier, because there’s nothing we love more than self-expression—and today’s color trends are the ultimate creative outlet.

Invati Advanced Delivers Even Thicker, Fuller Hair

At The Ultimate Salon when it comes to thicker, fuller hair, we’re trading resolutions for results. Enter: Aveda’s new Invati Advanced.

The 411 for First-Time Color Guests

You’ve made your decision—you want to color your hair for the first time. After much thought (and reassurance from your friends), you’re set on your new look—and we’re right behind you, too! From consultation to completion, we’ve thought of everything to get you prepared.

Quickie Ways to Step Up Your Hair Game

Beauty goals and convenience don’t always go hand-in-hand, but there are times when getting your hair just right can happen in one step. We’ve put together our must-haves for those times when you’ve got to elevate your look and you’ve got to do it NOW.

How To Save 10% In 3 (Fun, Easy) Steps

Save on services, products, and even shoes with the 3 for 10 rewards Program from The Ultimate Salon and Spa.

What You Probably Don’t Know About Exfoliation

We all want a glowing complexion and reduced fine lines. Exfoliation might just be your answer to achieve both coveted results at once. It also maximizes your results with other products in your skin care regimen by eliminating absorbency barriers. Ready for people to ask you how you have such brilliant-looking skin? Read on!

Our Favorite Fall Hair Updates

We’re in the dog days of Onalaska summer now, but autumn has already come and gone in the world of fashion—designers showed their Fall/Winter 2017/18 collections back in March. From vibrant greens to bold buzz cuts, the big styles of the upcoming season are all about having fun and living on the edge (at least aesthetically). Want a sneak peek of more things to come? Read on for inspiration.

Our Favorite Cooling Aveda Ingredients

A no-fuss topknot. Breezy cotton sundresses. An inflatable backyard pool and a margarita. When it comes to beating the heat, everyone has a tactic of choice—and we here at The Ultimate Salon are no exception. Having endured many scorching Onalaska summers, we like to think we’ve elevated staying cool to an art form. We’ve also developed a major fixation on Aveda products that feature cooling herbs and ingredients. Think of them as your own personal, purse-sized AC units.

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

We all know one: the naturally excellent gift-giver blessed with an uncanny knack for tracking down utterly unique, personal items that somehow perfectly convey their appreciation for the recipient and their tastes. Well, those people are #blessed. Because let’s get real—most of us have at least a few 3-5 people every year who leave us absolutely stumped. So, in anticipation of this annual phenomenon, we’ve put together a gift guide in hopes of easing your shopping anxiety. And at the end of the day, just remember: the true gift is in the giving.