Valentine’s Day Specials

Indulge The One You Love with Gifts from Melange!

 

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This Valentine’s Day, indulge the one you love (or yourself!) with the gift of beauty and relaxation. We’ve created several signature treatments and packages designed to make your special someone feel healthy, happy, and loved. Purchase Instant Gift Certificates today.

 

Highlight of My World

Treat your love to a Deluxe Style Cut, Unwind with our exclusive Nourishing Hair Treatment and Scalp Massage, Half Head Highlighting, Blow Dry & Style with Styling Lesson, and Chocolates!

  • Long Hair $395 Value for $190
  • Medium Hair $330 Value for $170
  • Short Hair $265 Value for $130

A Cut Above

Includes: A Deluxe Style Cut, Hair & Scalp Treatment, Blow Dry & Style with Styling Lesson, and Chocolates!

  • Long Hair $200 Value for $70
  • Medium Hair $210 Value for $60
  • Short Hair $165 Value for $50

The Ultimate Valentine

Unwind with our Tidal Balancing Ritual, Indulge in a Vitality Facial with FREE Seaweed Eye Treatment, FREE Eyebrow Shape, FREE Anti-Aging Hand and Foot Treatments. Finish with our Sea To Skin Manicure and Pedicure. Four Hours. Includes lunch and Chocolates!

  • $550.00 value for only $375.00!

Sparkling Valentine

Relaxing Streamlined Pedicure, Indulge in a Sea To Skin Vitality Facial with a FREE Eyebrow Shape, FREE Mini Manicure, and Chocolates!

  • $230.00 value for only $175.00!

I Love Hue Hands & Feet

Treat them to a Sea To Skin Vitality Pedicure, Unwind with our exclusive Sea To Skin Manicure with a FREE Brow Shape, and Chocolates!

  • $180.00 value for only $150.00!

Get your Gift Certificates here!

 

New Bath Bombs Just in Time for the Holidays!

Enhance any luxurious bath with essential oils, Epsom salts, and coconut oil!

This winter, Melange has added a dozen new scents to its famous line of homemade, all natural bath bombs from the Bath Bomb Company! Enjoy the following scents, and let us know which one is your favourite!

  • Awaken– A top seller, the invigorating scent of Lemongrass will uplift your senses!
  • Candy Cane– Nothing says Christmas quite like this sweet treat! Peppermint Oil helps relieve tense muscles & headaches!
  • Home Sweet Home– Cinnamon & Sweet Orange bring home the warmth & sweetness we have all come to love!
  • Joy To The World– An amazing blend of Peppermint & Patchouli- a true mood booster & anti-inflammatory!
  • Just Say Spahhh!– Enriched with Rosemary & Peppermint essential oil, this bath bomb has antimicrobial & antiseptic qualities that can aide in the elimination of eczema, dermatitis, oily skin & acne!
  • Keep Calm– … and Carry On with this blend of Rosemary & Sweet Orange! Chill out & feel the tension melt away!
  • Miracle Mustard– Loaded with Mustard Seed, Rosemary, Eucalyptus, and Lemon oil, this bath bomb will invigorate your body, mind, and soul leaving you feeling renewed! Mustard Seed can also help with minor muscle aches and pain.
  • Silent Night– Relax and unwind in a tub filled with Lavender & Cedarwood, a great oil for those who suffer from arthritis.
  • Stress Less– With winter comes the common cold; clear your sinuses and relax with this Eucalyptus bath bomb that also relieves tension.
  • Sweet Dreams– Known to relieve stress, reduce anxiety, and improve sleep, this French Lavender-infused bath bomb is perfect for reducing holiday stress!
  • Very Berry– A favourite among our youngest clients, this sweet & luscious bath bomb is infused with Vitamin C!
  • Zen– When you need a little “Om” in your life, just add Zen! This blend of Lavender & Lime makes for a renewing and relaxing soak!

Santa’s Secret Self Care Checklist

Turns out Santa has an even more important list besides that one about your kids being naughty or nice.  He popped in for a beard trim, must have dropped a copy (oops) and now we’re passing it along to you, in the hopes it can brighten and lighten your holiday season.

You’re stressed, sure.  But Santa’s gotta be more stressed and yet he’s still so jolly.  So here’s his secret self care checklist and maybe we can all learn a thing or two for the holidays.

  • Don’t just bake cookies, eat them too
  • Have full belly laughs at least twice a day (none of this half guffaw stuff)
  • Drink at least five glasses of water in addition to milk
  • Tell Mrs Claus and the reindeer how much I love, adore and appreciate them
  • Keep the sleigh maintained to avoid any last minute breakdowns
  • Get the elves to keep the toy shop organized (clutter stresses me out)
  • Take a 6-8 hour nap each night leadingup to the big one
  • Get lots of hugs from kids who love me
  • Onlywrite cheques I can cash
  • Be easy on myself (maybe I need a helper for the Northern Hemisphere?)
  • Let the naughty list go (you can’t fix people)

There you have it.  Santa’s not so secret Self Care Checklist has a couple gems!

Here at Melange, we’re encouraging everyone to prioritize themselves during the holiday season and we’re making sure we’re stocked up on bath bombs!  Often we get so carried away by trying to make everything perfect for the people we love around us that we forget to fill up our own cup first.  This December, why not take some space and time for yourself?  If nothing on Santa’s checklist resonated with you, we have several holiday offers to make your cup overfloweth.

Hope to see you soon + happy holidays!

By Karla Gjini

Happy Hairidays Holiday Specials at Melange Salon

We want to help YOU look your best during this time of year. Heck, it’s stressful enough shopping, wrapping, cooking, traveling – you shouldn’t be worried about how great you look. Let us help you look your best! Take a look at the Holiday Specials for Hair we’re running this season …

Happy Hairidays Color Me Package

Includes a Signature Style Cut, with your choice of:

Gloss Base Color with 8 FREE Shimmering Foils ~OR~ 1/2 Head of Glistening Highlights/Balayage and

  • Professional Consultation
  • FREE TREAT.ME Hair Therapy Treatment
  • FREE Shiatsu Scalp Massage
  • FREE Blow Dry & Style
  • FREE Hair Styling Lesson-we’ll show you expert techniques so you can easily style your own hair!

Long Hair $490 Value for $275  -Medium Hair $420 Value for $240  -Short Hair $330 Value for $195

Happy Hairidays Style Me Package

  • Professional Consultation
  • ME Hair Therapy Treatment
  • FREE Shiatsu Scalp Massage
  • Signature Style Cut
  • Gorgeous Blow Dry & Style
  • FREE Hair Styling Lesson-we’ll show you expert tips & techniques so you can style your hair at home with ease!

Long Hair $280 Value for $85  -Medium Hair $190 Value for $75  – Short Hair $150 Value for $65

Gift Certificates Available!

Sumptuous Spalidays: Holiday Spa Specials at Melange

Skip the Stress and Treat Yourself to a Spaliday!

Feeling stressed and overwhelmed can ruin the holidays so make an extra effort to carve out some relaxing time just for you. Everywhere you look, there will be a new holiday event or must-do on your list so instead try a relaxing, guilt-free treatment designed just for you. We all love to feel spoiled so ask for an Instant Gift Certificate, it makes gift giving stress-free and the indulgence will make you feel relaxed and gorgeous. Call for an appointment and take advantage of our spa specials today.

Spalidays Ultimate Retreat

  • Unwind with our Tidal Balancing Ritual
  • Enjoy a Sea To Skin Vitality Facial
  • FREE Seaweed Eye Treatment
  • FREE Anti-Aging Hand & Foot Treatment
  • FREE Hot Stone Therapy
  • Finish with our Sea To Skin Manicure and Pedicure with FREE Hot Stone Therapy
  • Four hours. Includes lunch.

$550.00 value for only $365.00!

Spalidays Divine Indulgence

  • Sea To Skin Mineral Boost Facial
  • Sea To Skin Vitality Spa Pedicure
  • Streamlined Manicure
  • FREE Hand & Foot Softening Hot Oil Treatment
  • FREE Brow Shape & Stunning Eyelash Tint.

$380.00 value for only $230.00!

Spalidays Glow On Girl Facial

  • Sea To Skin Facial to Get Your Skin Glowing
  • De-Puffing Eye Treatment
  • FREE De-Stressing Neck & Shoulder Massage
  • FREE Essential Mini-Manicure.

$180.00 value for only $100.00!

Spalidays Hair Free Heaven

  • Sexy Legs 1/2 Leg
  • Va-Voom Standard Bikini
  • Underarm
  • FREE Eyebrow Shape
  • FREE Stunning Eyelash Tint.

Waxing:  $190.00 value for only $120.00!

Sugaring:  $210 value for only $145

Spalidays Mistle-Toes

Gel-Hybrid polish on toes gives a more ‘permanent’ polished pedicure look. The shine remains much longer than traditional polish. Includes a Melange Vitality Pedicure with FREE Hot Stone Therapy.

$110.00 value for only $100.00!

Gift Certificates Available!

NEW! Magnetic Lashes at Melange!

IT TAKES TWO! MAGNETIC LASHES – 100% Handmade Silk Magnetic Lashes

Love wearing lashes, but don’t like the mess of glue? Don’t have the time or money to get professional extensions? TOK beauty has your affordable and effortless solution!

IT TAKES TWO! by TOK beauty

  • 100% Handmade Silk Magnetic Lashes
  • Multiple uses with proper care
  • 25 cm in length with 3 magnets for a full, dramatic, yet natural look
  • Completely safe –  NO toxins. You don’t have to worry about damaging your natural lashes.
  • Made in Canada!

**Refunds not available for sanitary reasons – we promise you will love them!

Remember that practice makes perfect:

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We’re Doing It Again: Hair Donation Event for Cancer! Saturday October 21st at Melange.

On behalf of the 43 Albertans who hear the words “you have cancer” everyday, thank you helping us accelerate change and for honouring Alberta’s cancer patients with your generous gift. It takes 8-12 hair donations of untreated human hair, and upwards of $1800 to create only one wig! Let’s get donating and help someone special feel like themselves again!

 

We have all known a few people close to us diagnosed with cancer, and although, they are, or were, some of the strongest and most beautiful people we will know, we can’t even begin to understand how difficult their journey through this disease must have been.

 

Our goal is to help remind women and young girls just how beautiful and brave they truly are. To make them feel like themselves again, by donating both hair and funds to create wigs.

There are lots of different ways you can donate! You can choose to donate money, or choose to donate your hair yourself!

On Saturday, October 21 we are having our second Cancer Hair Donation Event! Get your hair cut for FREE when you donate eight inches minimum of healthy, uncolored non-chemically treated hair! Last year you donated countless inches and $144! Let’s top that this year.

10% of all other haircutting services that day will also be donated.

We donate the hair through Pantene’s Beautiful Lengths because they are directly affiliated with the Canadian Cancer Society. Please contact us if you have any questions, or if you wish to help us with our fundraiser.

Fall Into Color Promotion for October

Beautiful and vibrant colors surround you but the crisp weather that accompanies this season can result in dry hair. Having gorgeous and healthy hair this season will require a change in your routine. We can help you create a care regimen that targets these factors and recommend treatments and products to help protect it all season long.
Included:

Solid Color, 1/2 Head Highlights, Cut, Treat Me Hair Therapy, Scalp Massage, Style & Blow Dry with Lesson. Not valid with any other offer. Single process color only. Very long/thick hair may require extra charge. Not valid on previous purchases. No substitutions.

• Fall Into Color Package Long Hair $520.00 value for only $275.00!$275.00
• Fall Into Color Package Medium Hair $450.00 value for only $240.00!$240.00
• Fall Into Color Package Short Hair $370.00 value for only $195.00!

Book online, call us at (780)465-2425 or shoot us an email to book! Gift Certificates also available.

Now Offering Sugaring at Melange!

Alexandria Professional Body Sugaring


Alexandria Professional® Sugaring Formulas are 100% natural. There are no chemical additives, no wax resins as a cheat add-in. AP’s product line is 100% free of paraben, urea, laurel sulfates and petroleum by-products. AP products are not tested on animals and are hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic.
Sugar Pastes do not stick to live skin cells. With the Alexandria technique and its unique sugar paste formulation, the sugar paste gently exfoliates only dead skin cells resulting in a much gentler sugaring even on delicate skin tissue areas like eyebrows and bikini.

Advanced Sugaring Treatments are economical. Most clients see an immediate improvement — after the first or second sugaring treatment– in body hair refinement and in many cases diminishment while improving the condition of their skin without the big $$$ tag associated with other body hair removal alternatives.

Our Sugar Pastes are 100% water-soluble. There is no risk of damage or staining to your clothing, and more importantly no damage to your skin. The Alexandria sugar paste is easily washed away after sugaring if needed with lukewarm water. You will leave your sugaring treatments feeling clean and smooth… one less thing for you to worry about!

Trained and certified AP Practitioners massage the Advanced Sugar Paste onto the skin by hand at lukewarm temperature. No risk of burning your skin! This is where the sugaring magic begins to happen. When the sugar paste is massaged onto the skin, it allows the paste to seep into the follicles which in turn allows the body hair to “slide” out more comfortably for a complete extraction without hair breakage. Side effect… some clients actually fall asleep during sugaring. Now that’s smoooooth…!

The Alexandria Sugar Pastes are 100% hygienic. Sugar paste is never re-used and gloves are always worn on both hands. Sugar paste is always discarded after each client is treated. Another great benefit to the Alexandria Sugar Pastes is that bacteria does not breed in high concentrates of sugar eliminating the possibility of cross contamination.

Alexandria Professional®’s Pre & After Care System is very effective. Pre-sugaring and after-sugaring care is essential to eliminate any chance of skin reaction from the actual extraction of body hair. But, that’s only one crucial factor. The other relevance to Pre & After Care is to eliminate skin irritation due to improper skin care before and after sugaring. All AP products have been formulated, tried and tested, and proven extremely safe and effective. None of our products are tested on animals.

No need to shave between sugaring treatments and no need to let your hair grow, grow, grow. The Alexandria Professional® technique requires only 1/16″ (2mm) or less of hair growth for body treatments, eliminating the long wait between salon visits and customer frustration. Every treatment makes your hair easier to extract.

AP BODY SUGARING AND FULL CIRCLE OF SKIN CONDITIONING TREATMENTS WILL…
• eliminate ingrown hair
• prevent new ingrown hair
• extract all hair colors and textures
• successfully treat all skin types and colors
• improve the skin’s tone and texture
• treat various skin problems such as keratosis, eczema, psoriasis, etc…

AP BODY SUGARING WILL NOT…
• burn the skin
• damage the dermal cells
• “pit” the delicate facial skin cells
• scar the follicle mouth or surrounding area
• promote cross contamination
• cause unnecessary discomfort
• cause ingrown hair

Pricing and Booking info!

Gray Hair, Don’t Care

By Karla Gjini

“There’s a reason why forty, fifty, and sixty don’t look the way they used to, and it’s not because of feminism, or better living through exercise. It’s because of hair dye. In the 1950s only 7 percent of American women dyed their hair; today there are parts of Manhattan and Los Angeles where there are no gray-haired women at all.” Nora Ephron, I Feel Bad About My Neck

Why do we only see gray hair on men and ultra trendy young women? Where are all the natural silver streaks sprouting out and about? What did you do when you noticed some extra sparkle in your strands? Most women rush to colour their gray hairs as soon as they notice them. You could cover them completely and fool everyone by getting your roots touched up every four to six weeks or so. Some women opt to blend the gray by having highlights and lowlights, camouflaging the antique blonde natural highlights coming through. Others decide to go natural, and forego colour altogether.

Each of these options are fantastic, and we know that what works for some doesn’t work for everyone.

When we use an on scalp colour, you get 100% coverage. This means you can no longer tell your hair is gray as it instead looks a different colour completely. This colour could be something similar to what your natural hair used to look like, or possibly something light so that it’s less noticeable when the roots grow in. With a look like this we may add highlights to give more dimension, but the multi tonal look we get from our Kevin Murphy colour can be gorgeous on its own! While this is the best route if you can’t bear the sight of silver, it does require the most maintenance as we would see you every four to six weeks to keep the colour looking perfect and your roots hidden from view.

The second option is quickly becoming the most popular, as women want something that looks effortless and requires less maintenance. By weaving through highlights and lowlights of different shades, we are able to give you a super shimmering personalized colour that grows out forgivingly. This method looks natural, is easily adjusted to suit your skin tone, and is easy to shift slightly darker or lighter when you need a little something different. Your gray hairs are not completely covered, however, they’re just incorporated into the overall look of the hair. This can be a bit scary for some and it can take several appointments to get there, but once you have this you’ll love it! It only requires touch ups anywhere from eight to ten weeks, since your regrowth comes in blended and subtle. For more examples check us out on Instagram: @melangesalonspa

What about growing out your gray? And why not? We would love to see more women go natural. It’s my personal opinion that we need to all work together to change the perception of what gray hair means for women. I’m sure you’ve noticed that George Clooney is distinguished the more gray *he* gets. Why do most women choose to hide theirs? Why can’t women embrace gray hair, aging, and all the wisdom that comes along with it? We need to celebrate aging for what it is, and flip the script on what the media portrays to us as valuable and beautiful. We need to see more women, young women, older women, with gray hair.

And finally, what about the gray hair trend we’ve seen on celebrities and on Instagram? This is a very cool look that requires the most upkeep of them all! To achieve this, we usually have to go through several stages of lightening to get your hair to a very pale yellow shade. After that, we tone it to eliminate any leftover yellowish tones. The final step is to use a highly concentrated colour such as Pulp Riot to deposit the most flattering shade of grey, tailored to your skin tone and overall look. Because of the nature of this type of color, you can only expect to have it last from around 2-20 washes.

So tell us! Do you have gray hair? What do you do with it?