Thursday, January 26, 2012

Perm results at 1 week to 6 months after service...different looks you can achieve!

I'm posting some great photos of a client who had her hair permed by me in the summer of 2011(or we can call it a body wave, as well).  These photos represent different styles she was able to achieve post-perm about 1 month afterwards and a great sexy beach blow out I was able to achieve 6 months after the initial perm/body wave service was performed.  Just some quick notes about about the perm...we used larger rods on the top of her hair for a focus on volume (not curl) and used smaller rods on the sides and bottom to achieve curl and wave.   Her " baseline" or natural hair is as straight as a board and she was extremely frustrated about her lack of options.  Solution...a perm, of course :)  ~ Sovay Reeder @ Salon Sovay

Monday, January 23, 2012

Always a good time for a lash perm and tint...even in the chilly months!

Well, as I have mentioned before, I have never seen such a surge in lash perm and tint requests during the colder months as this is such a popular service, traditionally, in the warm summer months. I can only conclude that "pretty" is always in fashion and demand...even in the chilly months in Austin, Texas. Here's a recent lash perm and tint on a new client who had received lash tints previously at other area salons but had never tried to eyelash perm service before. Needless to say, she was very pleased...and you can see why. I've said this before and I'll say it again, this is the most underrated facial beauty enhancement you can get that is not invasive and requires zero maintenance on a daily basis. ~ Sovay Reeder @ Salon Sovay

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Eyelash Perm with Sovay @ Salon Sovay

Here are some amazing before and after shots of a lash perm. I like to include before and after pictures of clients with all different lengths of lashes to give you an accurate idea about how your lashes might look like with this service. ~ Sovay Reeder @Salon Sovay

Eyelash Perm and Eyelash Tint

Typically May/June/July/August is the "season" for lash perms/tints but, for some reason, January is full of lash perms this year, 2012.

The reason lash perming is so popular in the hotter months is simple...there is nothing better than beautiful, curled, dark and thick lashes without any makeup at the beach and pool. A lash perm and tint can accomplish this. I'm not sure why I have had so many requests this month but I think it's great and love passing on before and after pictures for your viewing pleasure.

Pretty Perm/Body Wave in Austin, Texas

With this client, we really wanted to be careful about the amount of wave to put in her hair. I definitely wanted to err on the side of conservative as opposed to "Shirley Temple" curly. There was a simple reason for this. This was my suggestion and advice for her...not the other way around. I always come up with radical suggestions for my clients and, subsequently, freak out a little bit when they say, "Ok...let's do it!" Well, this was the case here so I really wanted to make sure my suggestion came out perfect and conservative. If it hadn't, I don't know how I could have forgiven myself. We both survived the outcome and welcomed this victory. I used bigger rods for the front (bangs/fringe area - green rods) and slightly smaller rods everywhere else (orange rods). ~Sovay Reeder @ Salon Sovay

Beautiful body wave/perm (all white rods resulting in "spiral" pattern)

I have received a lot of phone calls regarding perm services. It seems there are not too many stylists here in Austin specializing in body waves and/or perm services. Well, I think that's unfortunate because perms can be beautiful. I think the word, "perm", has negative implications, thus, hurting the perceived visual result. People envision this horrible 1980's frizzy mistake. Truth is...perms rock. You have to know how to use different rod sizes in order to manipulate the end result. Many people prefer the word, "body wave", and that's ok with me. But, just between you and me, there is no difference between the two words...just a difference in rod size. ~Sovay Reeder, Salon Sovay

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Beautiful lash perm - before and after

Here's another great example of what a difference a great lash perm can make in your appearance. This was not my clients first lash perm service but our first lash perm together at Salon Sovay. Lash perm results last from 1 to 3 months and require zero maintenance. -Sovay Reeder @ Salon Sovay