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Join Blush Day Spa for a Spring Cleaning Makeup Party!

Beautiful blooms, rays of sunshine, and a respite from the rain…could it be…is spring finally here? Can we pack up our parkas, retire our rainboots, and enjoy the beautiful Washington scenery finally visible after months of gloomy grey? At Blush, we think the answer is a resounding YES!

Aside from the obvious joys of a PNW spring (like catching a glimpse of Mt. Rainier), we at Blush look forward to the challenge of meeting the evolving skincare needs of our clients. One skincare need that we have decided to address for ourselves and our clients is the need to clean out our old, trusty makeup bags and freshen up our options-because 1) Makeup is fun, and 2) We all know that we’re not going to embark on our household spring cleaning until…June (at least).

We know that everyone has a few favorite standby products, but how often should they be swapped out? A quick scan of the Internet tells us the following:

  • Mascara-Every 3 months
  • Eyeshadow-Every 2 years for powder, 1 year for cream
  • Eyeliner-Every 3-6 months
  • Foundation-Every year
  • Blush & Bronzer-Every 2 years
  • Lipstick-Every year
  • Lipgloss-Every 6 months to a year

Yikes! We know we don’t always follow these rules (whoops…) and we’re pretty sure you haven’t either (don’t worry, we won’t tell). However, don’t despair! We have a (fun) solution!

On Thursday, March 24th from 5-7 PM, the Blush gals are hosting a grand ol’ spring cleaning party…a makeup bag spring cleaning, that is!

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Blush Day Spa will be showcasing the La Bella Donna makeup line, and our staff will be available to help you find great new products. This event is FREE and open to everyone, but we have some extra special perks for those of you who purchase tickets!

If you purchase a ticket for $25, your party experience will include:

  • A delicious glass of champagne (every good party needs bubbles)
  • Mini Facial (Courtesy of our Master Esthetician, Andrea)
  • Makeup Application (Courtesy of Blush staff)
  • Information and $25 towards your La Bella Donna purchase (Essentially the cost of your ticket!)
  • Gift Bag & Raffle ticket to win a gift basket

You can purchase tickets HERE (select Spring Cleaning Makeup Event in the drop-down menu),over the phone (360-352-7072), or in person at the spa (1702 4th Ave E).

We hope to see you there, and be sure to bring your cleaning gloves (just kidding)!

Happy New Year..Focus on Self Care

Hello ladies (and gentlemen)!

We are entering 2016, a new year full of promise and hope. We hope your 2015 was filled with joy and happiness, but let’s get real. 2015 was probably tough. Tougher than you imagined it would be. Maybe you were swamped with work, overwhelmed with family, or you had hoped to accomplish more, but life got in the way. WE GET IT. The Blush Beauty Girls are well accustomed to hectic schedules, family needs, and we’ve had a few plumbing incidents this year too (don’t worry, we fixed it).

As we reflect together on this past year, we all feel grateful to have a passionate group of women (and men) to share our hopes and dreams with. That group is YOU, our clients and supporters!

Every single person that walks into Blush is special to us, and our purpose is to help you feel happy and beautiful when you leave our cozy little spa. However, we’re about to ask you all for a little favor….

In this new and exciting year we want each person reading this to take some extra time and commit to self-care. What does self-care mean? Exactly what it sounds like! Self-care is consciously caring for yourself, whether it’s spending an extra five minutes in the morning drinking your cup of coffee and reading your favorite blog before jetting off to work, focusing on positive thoughts about your body or personality, or even swiping on a bright red lipstick to jazz up your day. Self-care can be whatever YOU need it to be, and it is so important to your overall well-being.

We have truly incredible clients-teachers, soldiers, lawyers, nurses, moms, dads, artists, therapists-literally, you name it, and we probably know someone. That said, we want you all to be the best you can be-physically, mentally, and emotionally. Take a few extra moments for YOU in 2016. Enjoy that piece of dark chocolate. Go for that run in the sunshine. Turn off your phone, go to bed earlier, or dance to your favorite tune.

Consciously decide that you ARE important, and you need a little extra love too.

Share your favorite ideas or thoughts about self-care, we would love to hear them! And, if you feel so inclined, we’d love to help you with your self-care goals! Feel free to call or email to schedule an appointment with us and be on your way to a happier you.

Happy New Year!

XO,

The Blush Beauty Girls.

Spring Fling

imageAnyone in the Pacific Northwest loves it when the rain ceases and the clouds part to let the sunshine bursts happiness and a warm glow across our gray state.

With the renewal of the freshness of the season, we also need to say goodbye to the damage to our skin left by old man winter.

Or with the pretty colors blooming up from the ground and popping up in the trees, we can add a splash of color with a CND manicure or pedicure.

And with the warmer weather…well…brighter weather, it may be the perfect time to remove unwanted hair, so you can wear those shorts or dresses that have been tucked away all winter.

Along with spring, comes spring break. Many of our clients have some amazing trips planned, we cannot wait to hear about all of your adventures from the beaches of Hawaii to the depths of the Grand Canyon. However, if you don’t have a trip planned, we have a great idea for you!!

Have you ever heard of a Spa-cation?! It’s this glamorous day at the spa, where we whisk you away to the Land of Relaxation and Rejuvenation.

During 4-12 April 2015, we would like to extend the following special offers to our guest of Blush Day Spa for some major Spring Break savings!

Journey under the Tuscan sun, with a hot stone pedicure coupled with tuscan citrus and sage scrub and luxurious lotion. Finish off your pedi with CND Vinylux color polish of your choosing. Only $55. Book with Lindsey.

Escape into a relaxing adventure with any massage and enjoy a complimentary hot oil scalp treatment or back treatment. A $20 value added for free to any massage purchase. Book with Alisha or Alix.

Enjoy the scents of fresh blueberries and decadent chocolate with an indulging body wrap treatment. Your skin will be smooth, beautiful, and ready for the gorgeous weather ahead. Enjoy a complimentary hot oil scalp treatment. A $20 value added for free. Book with Alisha, Gessica or Alix

Who is ready for the upcoming bikini weather? What better time than now try a Brazilian wax/sugaring!? We are offering Brazilian Maintenance pricing for ALL brazilians during Spring Break. Book with Cori, Gessica, or Rashelle.

Also, mention Spring Break when booking a spray tan and receive $10 off. This is only available the 9th and 10th of April. Book with Kerri.

Book one or more services for a complete Spacation that is customizable to your liking.
See you soon!

Be-YOU-tiful,
Blush Beauty Girls

Valentines Day Specials

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Experience delicious pampering Valentine’s treatments that will leave your skin touchable,  soft and sweet smelling.

Decadent treatments for Face, Body,  Hands and Feet. Valentine’s Treatments Available on February 13th & 14th ONLY (Some appointments available for February 15th but not all services). Space is limited, make sure to reserve your spot today!! 360.352.7072 or email blushbeautygirls@gmail.com

Each treatment comes with a special Valentine’s Treat!

Kissed by Cupid Facial
Mon Chéri! Experience a delicious pampering of Hungarian Cocoa and Sour Cherries that will leave your skin touchable, soft and sweet smelling. Cupid sweet cheeks and a rosy glow is what you’ll have after exfoliating and hydrating with Hungarian sour cherries and a luxurious chocolate masque. Mmmmm…..delicious!
(Also includes a special Valentine treat and a lip treatment for smooth, hydrated and kissable lips for your Valentine!)
$85
Add On Treatment—Hand Paraffin OR Foot Treatment for $15

Chocolate & Cherries Jubilee Body Wrap
Caress your body with a decadent wrap of chocolate covered cherries and extend the luxury of an exclusive Hungarian herbal mud to firm and smooth. Every chocolate lovers dream! Includes a special Valentine treat!
$90
Add on Treatment— Hot Oil Scalp Treatment & Head Massage $20

Eminence Love Affair Pedicure
You’ll fall in love with our Eminence Valentine’s Day Pedicure! Cozy up with a hot cup of tea, a warm neck wrap & warm your soles in a sparkling foot soak to soften skin before nail grooming & a coconut sugar scrub to banish dead skin. Close your eyes & RELAX with an apricot body oil foot massage and hot stones. Your trip to luxury ends with your choice of Vinylux color. Your feet and toes will feel and be polished to perfection! Includes a Special Valentine’s Treat!
$55

Hot Chocolate Stone Massage
Indulge in this 60 minute hot chocolate stone massage! Begin or finish your treatment by enjoying a hot cup of cocoa. This treatment utilizes basalt stones with massage and warm chocolate scented oils to treat your senses and will leave you deeply relaxed and revitalized. A special Valentine treat will be included too!
$90
Add On Hot Oil Scalp Treatment for $20

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Black Friday & Small Business Saturday

The Holidays are HERE! 

Blush Day Spa will be open from 12-4 pm on Black Friday (November 28th) and Small Business Saturday (November 29th).

We have amazing gift specials and on Small Business Saturday we are offering 20% off of ALL retail products!

*The 20% off cannot be applied to gift specials

GIFT SPECIALS

Baby Foot

2 for $40

 

Baby Foot is an unparalleled, total foot care package that provides you with the opportunity to care for and maintain your feet at home. Our scientifically formulated product contains 17 types of natural extracts which exfoliate and moisturize at the same time. The principal ingredient of Baby Foot is fruit acid which is very gentle, when compared with other acids. The fruit acid penetrates into the layers of dead skin cells and breaks down the desmosomes which hold the layers together. By this process, skin is undamaged but peels easily away from the fresh layer beneath. After peeling, your feet are reborn just like a baby’s foot, giving you healthy, beautiful feet.

 

bellapierre Cosmetics

1 Free Eyeshadow with a $75 Cosmetics purchase ($14.99 value)

or

2 Free Eyeshadows with a $100 Cosmetics purchase ($29.98 value)

Eminence Organics

With every $150 Eminence Organics purchase, you will receive a FREE Eminence Organics Body Retreat gift set, a $40 Value.

Inside the Body Retreat Gift Set, a hydrating and restorative Coconut Sugar Scrub brings all-over body radiance, followed by a luxurious Apricot Body Oil infused with apricots and healing oils to achieve a soft, smooth and healthy look

Farmhouse Fresh & Free Gift*

With a purchase of a Farmhouse Fresh product valued $28 & Up on these days, you will receive a FREE Farmhouse Fresh Whoopie Cream Body Wash (3.3 fl oz)!

 

Farmhouse Fresh Gift

*Limited Quantity Available

Gift Certificates & FREE Wrapped Gift Valued at $30

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On Black Friday, Purchase a Gift Certificate for $150 or more from Blush and receive a wrapped gift valued at $30.

Treat someone to a day of pampering, gift certificates make great stocking stuffers and gifts for the holidays.

*While Supplies Last

This whipped, creamy body wash bubbles without sulfates, while leaving behind our delectable fresh-baked whoopie pie scent. Made with aloe, vitamin E and a blend of extracts that calm sensitive skin including Green Tea, Chamomile and Arnica Montana Flower. Nourishing Green Tea Extract is loaded with polyphenols and anti-inflammatory properties for delicate skin tissue. – See more at: http://www.farmhousefreshgoods.com/whoopie-cream-body-wash.html#sthash.dy0efB0u.dpuf
This whipped, creamy body wash bubbles without sulfates, while leaving behind our delectable fresh-baked whoopie pie scent. Made with aloe, vitamin E and a blend of extracts that calm sensitive skin including Green Tea, Chamomile and Arnica Montana Flower. Nourishing Green Tea Extract is loaded with polyphenols and anti-inflammatory properties for delicate skin tissue. – See more at: http://www.farmhousefreshgoods.com/whoopie-cream-body-wash.html#sthash.dy0efB0u.dpuf

Brrr! It’s chilly out there!

Brrr! The Blush Girls aren’t the only ones feeling the chill…right?

As the blustery winds and chilly days begin to emerge in our beautiful city, we wanted to share some insights to help our clients and friends keep their skin and nails intact.

Hydration

Our bodies are made up of 70% water, and water is a key component to the proper functioning of our organs and overall health. During warmer months, we are often more aware of dehydration due to the heat, our physical activity, and the irresistible craving for a coconut water or glass of lemonade. Once winter begins to creep in, many of us overlook the importance of hydrating.

Because dehydration can lead to dry and wrinkling skin, as well as weak brittle nails, this is an important factor to consider when assessing your skin and nail needs. Remembering to drink water is vital, and while water intake varies depending on the person, the old standard of 8 glasses a day is always a safe bet.

The Elements

Cold weather in general can wreak all sorts of havoc on our lives-whether we’re navigating through a blizzard or trying to pick out a Christmas tree without freezing, we have little defense against Mother Nature. When your skin and nails are exposed to these extreme elements, there is no doubt that there will be an adverse effect. Remember to bundle up carefully, and this includes wearing gloves! Proper attire will shield your body and keep you cozy, and gloves will help your hands and nails retain their natural moisture…and really, who wants to feel cold anyway?

Product Usage

It is so important to pick out products that will help nourish and heal your skin, especially during these harsher months. Here at Blush, we have a few favorites that address issues mentioned above and perform far beyond your traditional drugstore lotion or cleanser.

We selected products based on their hydration capabilities, outstanding ingredients, and overall effectiveness. Many contain hyaluronic acid, a perfect ingredient to employ during the winter months. The hyaluronic acid molecules can attract and retain more than a thousand times their weight in water, which makes it great for hydrating your skin.

We utilize each of these products ourselves and in our treatments, and they are all available to purchase at our spa.

Face
Cleanser: Eminence Firm Skin Acai Cleanser or Eminence Coconut Cleanser
Exfoliant: Eminence Monoi Age Corrective Exfoliating Cleanser or Strawberry Rhubarb Dermafoliant
Masque: Eminence Strawberry Rhubarb Masque
Moisturizer: Eminence Acai Firm Skin Moisturizer or Rhonda Allison Ultra Hydration Cream
Serum: Eminence Strawberry Rhubarb Hyaluronic Serum or Eminence Facial Recovery Oil
Mist: Eminence Neroli Age Corrective Mist or Stone Crop Hydrating Mist
Night Cream: Eminence Monoi Age Corrective Night Cream

Body
Body Cream: Eminence Monoi Age Corrective Night Body Cream or Whoopie Pie Shea Butter Body Cream
Body Oil: Eminence Apricot Body Oil or Farmhouse Fresh Apricot Nectar Oil

Hands & Nails
Hand Lotion: CND Almond Hydrating Lotion or Love & Toast Hand Creams
Cuticle Oil: CND Solar Oil

Lip
Lip Balm: Love & Toast Green Tea & Mint Lip Butter and Eminence Citrus Lip Balm or Lip Trio (including a lip exfoliant, lip plumping masque and lip balm)

We would love to hear feedback from our clients and readers-What are your biggest concerns going into the winter? What products or treatments are you looking forward to trying out this year?

XO,
The Blush Girls

All about Pumpkins!! Introducing our Fall Treatments at Blush!

Pumpskin_Postcard_750pxIts that time of the year… all about pumpkins!! Come cozy up at Blush Day Spa for our seasonal spa treatment menu.

Harvest Glow Hot Honey Pedicure
Fall is in the air… Cozy up with a hot cup of tea, a warm neck wrap and warm your souls in a seasonal pumpkin foot soak to soften skin before nail grooming a pumpkin scrub to banishes dead skin. Then a hot honey glaze (with live honey, pineapple and papaya cells) is drizzled all over your legs and feet and nestled in a hot towel cocoon. Relax. Your trip to luxury ends with a foot massage and will let you completely unwind! Let’s get glowing!
$50

Hawaiian Escape 90 Minute Massage
Escape the fall chill with a Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage. Flowing strokes, warm stones and coconut oil will ease your stress and comfort your body. Includes a complimentary scalp massage and warm foot soak with a cup of Flying Bird Botanical Tea!
$120

Pumpkin Latte Hydration Facial
Erase the damages of summer with this deeply hydrating whipped pumpkin dream, Enriched with soy milk and green tea this facial will melt away fine lines and restore balance to element ravaged skin. Enjoy a 30-minute hand treatment with this facial that provides deep moisturizing therapy utilizing soyaffin, which contains soy, beeswax and shea butter.
$90

Pumpkin Cream Body Wrap
Wrap your body in a cocoon of deep hydration rich in pumpkin and sunflower seeds. Nutritious soy cream gives gentle exfoliation to renew the skin and make it soft and supple. While wrapped up in the warm blankets, enjoy a hot oil hair treatment and scalp massage. Pure Bliss!!
$100

Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is right around the corner… Are you still wondering what you can get for your mom, grandma, aunt or anyone who is special in your life? Give them the gift of relaxation!!

Sometimes mom just needs time to herself and the chance to be pampered!

This year we will be offering specials from Thursday May 8th through May 11th. And yes we will be offering services on Mother’s Day!!

Spring Awakening Facial

Show your freshest face with this seasonal Eminence Organics facial. It will put the spring back in to your skin! This facial also includes a hand treatment with a Coconut Beach Sugar Scrub & Ginger Sorbet Body Moisturizer from Farmhouse Fresh! $80

Mother’s Day Massage

Relax and escape! This 60 minute massage is customized to your needs and preferences and includes Swedish, Shiatsu and deep tissue techniques to relieve stress and tension in the body. Come in for a completely relaxing and rejuvenating experience and leave your stress behind! $70

Each mom will also get a special gift with her massage

Our books are filling up for Mother’s Day weekend so let us know if you would like to get your mom in!!

Email us at blushbeautygirls@gmail.com

Cant come in on those dates??

Buy her a gift certificate!! For facials with Andrea & Kyle, you are able to purchase online at the following link:

http://www.secure-booker.com/andrea/InstantGiftCertificate.aspx

Bridal Beauty Package

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For all of you summer brides, your wedding will be here before you know it!! Make sure to set up your bridal beauty appointments to get your skin glowing for your Big Day!!

Bridal Beauty Package Includes:
-Package of THREE Chemical Peels Customized to Individual Skin Needs
-Post Procedure Peel Kit
-Airbrush Spray Tan
-Essential Facial
-15% OFF Skincare Products (one time use only)

Blush Beauty Package For $399
($60 Savings on Services)

To Purchase this package please contact Andrea at andreaaiken@gmail.com

DERMA’s Winter Open House

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We invite you to:

DERMA’s Open House

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

5pm – 7pm

At Blush Day Spa

1702 4th Ave. E. Olympia

FREE Event- FREE Gifts- FREE Hand Treatments- Door Prizes!

Please Join Derma Medical Spa For An Evening of Fun & Relaxation!

We Will Be Introducing Our New Products and Services!

We hope to see you there!

360.350.5321info@dermamedispa.com