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Top Tips for the Perfect Spray Tan

26 Mar 2018 Posted by Vivianne McIntosh in Spray Tanning

1. Selecting your Salon Choose a salon that specialises in Spray Tans and are performing them on a daily basis – practice makes perfect and like anything, the more you do of something, the better you get.   Check what brand the salon uses and…

Top Tips For Preventing Ingrown hairs

08 Mar 2018 Posted by Vivianne McIntosh in waxing

Ingrown hairs can be frustrating little beggars with some of us more susceptible to them than others.  It’s not necessarily something that happens more from shaving or waxing, but really how strong your follicle wall is and whether your hair is strong enough to push…

My Spray Tanning Obsession

07 Mar 2018 Posted by Vivianne McIntosh in Spray Tanning

Note: not an ‘actual’ tan…. On an annual girls weekend maybe 14 years ago, before I opened the first Bare salon, we all performed the fun (…and yet potentially fraught with danger) exercise of forecasting each other’s futures.  This was pre-weddings and children for many…

The Relevance of ‘Beauty Salons’ in 2018

13 Oct 2017 Posted by Vivianne McIntosh in Uncategorized

I’ve been pondering the relevance of ‘Beauty Salons’ and why do we do what we do. Ironically, for someone who has founded and opened four salons, I’ve always disliked the term ‘beauty salon’.  To me it speaks of aspirational, unreal expectations and an emphasis on…