CMH Fashion Week Recap

The Charles Penzone Salons was honored to be Title Sponsors for this year's CMH Fashion Week, which mimics New York Fashion Week with an entire week full of fashion events, and concluding with two seperate fashion shows: The CMH Fashion Week Bridal Show, and the CMH Fashion Week Finale Show. As title sponsors, we hosted an open house at one of our salons in lieu of the upcoming fashion shows, and we showcased our hair and makeup capabilites by doing all of the hair and makeup for these two runway shows.


Our professionals have incredible talent, and were able to bring all of these local designers' visions to life. Never underestimate the creative force that lives in this city, they will always surprise you in the most wonderful ways. We can't wait to do this all over again...next year.

A big shout out to our CMH Fashion Week Team, as well as our team captains! Congrats on a job well done!

Team Captains: Vivian, Catalina, Tiche, Olivia

Charles Penzone Salons Team: Wendy, Gwen, Libby, Hayden, Lola, Kat, Kelly, Rosie, Kasey, Gianna, Paulina, Monroe, Eden, Jaden, Noelle, Sophia, Alia, Harper, Kendra, Daphne, Jordan, Miley, Nicole, Genevieve, Cali

Check out our Facebook page for more CMH Fashion Week images: facebook.com/CharlesPenzoneGrandSalons




Posted: 10/30/2014 2:18:25 PM by Mary Sundermeier, PR Coordinator
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Mother Daughter Spa Day Participant Spotlight: Meet Katy Ferris

Each year, we're fortunate enough to open our to young girls with life-threatening illnesses. Named "Mother Daughter Spa Day," this event serves as a time to pamper these strong survivors, accompanied by their mothers. This year we welcome back Katy Ferris.


Katy Ferris was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia at  three and half years old, and received chemotherapy that resulted in losing her hair twice. When her hair grew back and was long enough to donate, she went to The Charles Penzone Salon at Polaris Parkway to get the cut. To this day, she says that it was a wonderful experience and she will always remember it.

                                                  

Katy is 18 years old, and recently graduated from Pickerington High School. She will attend Central Ohio Technical College and major in Web Design in August. This will be her third year attending Mother Daughter Spa Day and she looks forward to getting a pedicure every year. And, we can't wait to pamper her later this month!


Posted: 7/1/2014 1:26:07 PM by Mary Sundermeier, PR Coordinator
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2014 Summer Skin Suggestions

It's June, it's officially summer, and the pools are open for the season. As we relic in this nice weather, we need to keep in mind what the sun is doing to our skin. Taking care of your skin now means less problems later in life. We've rounded up our best suggestions on summer skin wear and highly recommend you add these items to your summer collection!

Sunscreen: We know what you're thinking. "Ok great, I already know to wear sunscreen," but we're going to beat this into your brain, because sunscreen is the most important tool you can have on a sunny day. The ozone layer is depleting and your body needs to be shielded from the sun's harmful rays. Sunscreen is proven to decrease skin cancer and it helps fight aging as well. This is your best bet to keep skin looking youthful! And, who doesn’t want that?!

Products we recommend:
•    Jan Marini Antioxidant Daily Face Protectant SPF 33
•    BIOELEMENTS Ray Defense SPF 30

These products act doubly as a daily moisturizer and a sunscreen. You can also apply these products to your body! Both sold in our salons.

Exfoliate: Exfoliating your skin is important to getting that summer glow. Your body is constantly shedding skin cells and if you don't rid them, they'll just sit on top of your skin making you look dull and flaky. If you want that beautiful summer glow, exfoliation is the way to go!

Products we recommend:
•    CLARISONIC MIA Brush

This electric CLARISONIC exfoliating brush works better than manually exfoliating your face with a washcloth. It's able to get in there and really exfoliate your skin to its fullest. These are all the rage right now – our estheticians swear by them! Sold in our salons.

Hats, Clothes and Re-Application: When in the sun, wear a wide-brimmed hat to cover all angles the sun will strike. Wear a cover-up that covers your body appropriately. Re-apply your sunscreen frequently, especially when at the pool.

Overall, be smart about your exposure to the sun, and keep your skin safety at the forefront of your mind. We’re just looking out for you beauties! Have fun on the beach, the park, at that cookout...just be safe! Have a happy summer!

Posted: 6/13/2014 12:15:03 PM by Mary Sundermeier, PR Coordinator
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The End of Winter Beauty Kit

Your winter boots have been replaced mid-season, you started taking vitamin D supplements, and you have finished three different television series on Netflix. That’s right, it’s March, it’s still Winter, and everyone is (still) miserable. “But it’s March” you say? We know, but Punxsutawney Phil DID predict six more weeks of Winter, so we’ve put together a snowmergency kit for some Winter hair and skin revival. We can see the light at the end of that tunnel we call Winter, and we’re going to see this season through looking fab.

A WINTER SKIN GUIDE

Winterproof your skin by doing this simple tasks below:

•    To ward off dryness, cleanse your face just once a day. We recommend doing a face cleanse at night, and a simple rinse in the morning.

•    Alcohol dries the skin, so during the cold months, keep products with high levels of alcohol on the shelf. Exfoliate your body and face only once a week with a gentle scrub or a washcloth.

•    Take short showers. Over-bathing can strip the body of its oh-so-important natural oils.

•    Moisturize! Lather up at least twice a day to combat dryness. The dryer the skin, the thicker the moisturizer.

Your Winter Look:
Jade, esthetician at MAX The Salon in the Short North, created this look to keep you looking bright using the Youngblood makeup line we carry in the salons.



Brighten up your eyes with a wash of Platinum show from the Starlet palette. Smudge black shadow or black kohl pencil along the top lash line for a sultry, sophisticated look. Finish this with a pop of color in the lips and cheeks. Try Youngblood gloss in Siren for a deep berry shine, and a Temptress pressed mineral blush.

AN END OF WINTER HAIR GUIDE
Keep your tresses in check by following a few pointers:
•    Shower less. Much like winter skin care, showering less keeps your hair hydrated and healthy.

•    Take a break from the heat. Avoid blow-drying your hair to avoid that static mess. Take it a step further, and avoid heat tools as a whole. Not only do they dry your hair out, but they can cause breakage.

•    Use a leave-in conditioner to lock moisture in. It truly is a great product for a quick fix!

•    Color your hair for the transitioning season! Have some fun with the end of winter/beginning of spring by changing your color up! Consider burgundy, reddish brown, or a fun ombre for starters!

Your end of winter hair product lineup. All products available for purchase in The Charles Penzone Family of Salons:

Davines MoMo Shampoo + Conditioner: Its particularly rich formula has been created to deeply moisturize dry, dehydrated hair, making it soft, silky and full of body without weighing it down.


Alterna Bamboo Luminous Shine Mist - A sheer styling mist that gives hair instant polish and shine for lackluster locks.



MOROCCANOIL® Intense Hydrating Mask- Great for dry, damaged, or thick hair, this hydrating mask contains oil–rich formulas to deeply hydrate and condition your hair, while dramatically improving hair’s texture, elasticity, shine and manageability.


Posted: 3/6/2014 9:45:46 AM by Mary Sundermeier, PR Coordinator
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Real CP Brides!

Did you get engaged over the holiday season? If so, CONGRATULATIONS! We are seriously so excited for you!

On your wedding day, we know that you'll have your groom's full attention. But until then, you can have ours! We offer a full array of services for brides - literally from head-to-toe!

If you're looking for a little inspiration, check out our reel of REAL CP brides. That's right - real women styled by the fanastic hair professionals and estheticians within our salons!
 


And, if you want a quick rundown of the fantastic services we offer for brides, head on over to the BRIDAL BRILLIANCE section of our website! There, you'll find a full list of services as well as information about our Bridal Coordinators, On-Site Services and Grand Suite.

Or, if you're more of the chatty type, give us a quick call: 614.418.5350!

We would love the opportunity to work with you this year! And, once again - congratulations on your exciting engagement!


Posted: 1/22/2014 3:14:04 PM by Jena Huffman, Associate Director of Marketing
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