Category Archives: Beauty

Bumble and bumble’s Cityswept Finish

The newest Bumble and bumble product is almost here! Cityswept finish can best be described as a texture spray on wax. Meant to give your hair a piece-y lived in look in a New York Minute. We love using it to break up too perfect styles, or add extra glossy texture to waves. To use you hold 10 inches away from dry hair, lift up a few layers and spray … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 Haircut – The Long Bob

Main photo credit: Cut by stylist Heather at Carenza.   We love the latest haircut that’s been sweeping through salons: The long blunt bob. It’s cut with minimal layers, and rests just above the shoulders, angling ever so slightly at the front to the collarbones. The result is fresh and sleek! You’re probably asking how this is different from the Victoria Beckham “Posh Spice” bob of a few years ago? … Continue reading

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Bumble and bumble Surf Shampoo/Conditioner is here!

Bumble and bumble has had a much loved product for years called “Surf Spray”, that adds beachy salty texture to the hair. We were thrilled when we heard that a Surf Shampoo and Conditioner would be added, and it’s now available at Carenza! We tried it out, and here’s why we love it: It adds a gritty (but clean!) texture to the hair that allows maximum volume while round brushing. … Continue reading

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Carenza Plays Pageant

Carenza is excited to be a part of Miss WI 2013 and Miss Teen WI 2013 journey to compete in Miss USA (and Teen USA!). You may see them at Carenza with our stylist Lyneé getting their locks perfected! Miss Teen USA is being held in the Bahama’s in July (it will be live streaming online), and Miss USA is held in Las Vegas this summer with the dates yet … Continue reading

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The Glo Smokey Eye

Featured image photography by Robert Beczerski Hair and Makeup by Lyneé Ruiz for Artists by Timothy Priano We’ve got this gorgeous Glo Minerals smokey eye kit, so we thought we’d give it a try on one of our editorial shoots for Ford models! We were happy to see it had long lasting power. It held up against many outfit and hair changes in blistering hot sun. There was no creasing … Continue reading

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The Flapper Updo

How cute is this flapper updo! Our stylist Monica at Carenza teaches us how to achieve this look.. and it’s easy!   Step one: Place headband (keep all hair underneath band)     Step two: Roll hair above band in small sections and pin.     Continue around entire head     Step four: Pull down a few pieces and curl!   Finish off with some hairspray, our favorite is … Continue reading

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Glitter Polish Glam

Who doesn’t love a little glitter? OPI came out with some sparkling favorites like “Rainbow Connection” from the Muppets collection, and recently “The Living Daylights” from the James Bond collection. You can paint glitter polish over your entire nail, or you can try something fancy! Here are some of our favorite Pinterest glitter nail art finds, just in time for the holidays. Make sure you wait until your colored polish … Continue reading

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New: Bumble and bumble Semi-Sumo Pomade

We love new product launches from Bumble and bumble! Semi-Sumo Pomade is their newest baby, and although packaged similar to their ever popular sumo-tech and sumo-wax.. it has some very big differences. Shine: It’s packed full of it, but in a way where it doesn’t grease you up or weigh your hair down. Scent: We were blown away by Semi-Sumo’s perfect perfume-ey scent. It’s not over powering, over flowery, over … Continue reading

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Hair Trend: Reverse Ombré

We all remember when the ombré trend rocked, but have you ever thought to give the trend reverse ombré a try? Instead of going from dark at the roots to light at the end, it’s the opposite! It can be as bold, or as subtle as you’d like. Our stylist Stephanie states that reverse ombré is a “great look for fall as everything turns darker and richer.” The reverse ombré … Continue reading

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Rumor Has It…

One of our favorite product lines, Bumble & bumble is releasing a new product: Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil. It’s a lightweight oil that protects hair from heat damage, tames and smooths unruly hair, and adds shine. BONUS: It shields hair from UVA/UVB rays to keep your color from fading! It’s available middle of July 2012 at Carenza. Keep posted for a review of the product as soon as we get our … Continue reading

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