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Easier to be happy

The other day I was blowing out a client from out of town and she was the happiest person I’ve come across in a long time . As I was doing her hair we got talking about how times have changed from when we were younger and the fact that we were much happier then in our everyday life . As we talked we came to the same conclusion that there was a lot less to worry about , but also people in General were happier it was a simpler time

Food drive at Orlando’s Salon

It’s that time of year again , where did the time go . Orlando’s Salon is starting our Utah food bank , food drive. Each year we collect as much food for the food bank to do our part in helping feed the hungry of Utah . Thanks to all our great and caring clients… Continue Reading

Breast Cancer Month

October is Breast Cancer awearness month , lets all get out and support in what ever way we can this is an important cause . Put money in a jar on a counter at your local convent store or do a cancer walk or do something nice for someone you know with breast cancer ,… Continue Reading

Fall is here time for low lights .

Now that fall has arrived , it time to start low lighting or darkening your hair a bit for the change of the season . As a rule you lighten in the spring and summer and darken in the fall and winter . Most people wear darker cloths in fall and winter and changing your… Continue Reading

Your hair and swimming

Now with summer in full swing , we have had some clients come in and tell us their hair feels different because they have been swimming a lot . The key to swimming and keeping your hair in good shape is perpetration on the part of the swimmer . If possible you should use a… Continue Reading

Your hair and humidity

Looking out side today from my salon it’s pouring rain , so it a good time to talk about humidity and your hair. The best way to tame those frizzy ends and fly aways is to start with a good humidity resistant product . There are so many of them and for the most part… Continue Reading

It’s another new year

With the start of a new year , everyone is ready to make a new plan to get thin or to get a new hair do or new color or anything else to make them feel better . most of the time the weight loss thing looses momentum and falls to the way side but… Continue Reading

Holiday Hair

Now that the holiday season is up on us , when your out and about you will be seeing some fantastic hair . Weather it is at a Christmas party or just out shopping everybody will be looking their best , so let’s join in and do our hair before we leave the house lol…..… Continue Reading

Eyelash Extensions

As were heading into the holiday season, now is a great time to try some eyelash extensions. These will make your eyes pop and make it so you don’t have to wear any mascara at all and you will wake up in the morning looking as if you just finished doing your eyes . there… Continue Reading

Pumpkin faces

This is the season for pumpkins , you will find them in every kind of foods , coffees , candies and on every bodies front steps and yards . Over the years Ive seen some good ones and some bad ones lol… here is a pic of some very good ones .  Continue Reading

Redken Diomand Oil

We have been using the new Redken Diomand Oil in the salon for about 2 months now , and we are loving the results we are getting from this amazing product. First off there is a shampoo that will clean and turn up the shine on dull, damaged hair . The diomand oil system with… Continue Reading

fun and festive hair colors

I was at the Utah Pride Festival this past weekend , and saw some of the coolest and crazy hair cuts and hair color. Summer festivals like this one are the perfect place to play with tempory hair color . There were so many different colors from blue to red to green and everything in between . Most… Continue Reading

Movie Hair

I went to see the New Star Trek movie in 3-D this weekend which by the way was fantastic!!! go see it if you havent already . some of the hair styles in it were as great as the movie it self. there were a few that stood out and even the simple ponytail that Ohura… Continue Reading

The perfect Blowout

I was working on a client the other day and she asked if I had any tips on how tho get a good blow out with a round brush . She said she always gets the brush tangled up in her hair and her style ends up frizzy and doesn’t look good at all .… Continue Reading

Coloring your hair in the red tones

I had a client come in the other day asking for an all-over color in the red aurburn tones. The professional salon colors have come a long way, even from 5 years ago. They are more gentle on the hair,they come in alot more color tones then ever before and they are alot more fade resistant. With… Continue Reading

Feather Extensions

The feather extensions that we are putting in everybodies hair these days are real feathers , and are able for you to curl iron, flat iron ,shampoo ect… You treat them like  your own hair. They come in so many different colors and sizes from deep blue to bright pink. Putting them in only takes 10 min for the stylist… Continue Reading

How to Flat Iron your hair

When you flat iron your hair it is very important to remember. To get a good result you must  start with the right products .Here is a step by step guid to flatironing . First you need a smoothing shampoo and conditioner, such as Redken Smooth Down shampoo. Start with a shampoo using about a quarter size amount… Continue Reading

WHY WOMEN CUT THEIR HAIR

In today’s world there are many reasons why women cut their hair. Some do it to build self esteam, or simply just a change . Others will do it to anounce their freedom after a breakup anyone of these can go either way. It can be just what you needed, or it can be the worst… Continue Reading

REDKEN BODY FULL PRODUCTS

Redken body full hair products are ment for fine or flat hair. If you are having problems getting the right amount of body or volume these products are just what you need. The benefits of Redken body full produts . >Delivers 2x more volume. >Infuses fine or flat hair with 24 hours of  high-impact volume and luscious lift.… Continue Reading

PAUL MITCHELL TEA TREE SPECIAL CONDITIONER

ENERGIZING BODY BUILDER A unique blend of thickening agents boosts volume while thickening your limp hair. With the added panthenol you get the strength you need and it reduces the formation of split ends. The natural extracts of  lemon, sage, peppermint and tea tree the senses are stimulated while providing an energizing experience. AVAILABLE IN: 2.5, 10.14,… Continue Reading

PAUL MITCHELL TEA TREE SHAMPOO

Recharge with the energizing fragrance and soothing feel of Paul Mitchell’s Tea Tree shampoo. Made with essential tea tree oil. An invigorating experience that stimulates the skin and scalp while providing a whole range of health and beauty benefits. TEA TREE SHAMPOO (Invigorating Cleanser) Cleanses impurities- A special combination of Australian tea tree oil, peppermint,and… Continue Reading

REDKEN ALL SOFT PRODUCTS

REDKEN ALL SOFT: Softness for dry, brittle hair THE BENEFITS: Advanced silkening formulas transform the texture of dry and brittle hair. while providing intense softness,  strength and increased manageability, movement and luminous shine. CORE PRODUCTS: ALL SOFT SHAMPOO: Gently cleanses and softenes leaving hair soft, manageable and shiny. ALL SOFT CONDITIONER: Detangles and replenishes providing intense softness, movement… Continue Reading

REDKEN COLOR EXTEND PRODUCTS

REDKEN COLOR EXTEND PRODUCTS ARE MADE  ESPECIALLY FOR  COLOR TREATED HAIR The benefits – 1- For maximum vibrancy it helps to seal in haircolor. 2- Repels environmental aggressors,UVA/UVB rays to optimize color durability and retention. 3- Guards against color fading caused by frequent washings. 4- Keeps haircolor radiant with mega shine. 5- Restructures and strengthens.  Core Products: COLOR EXTEND SHAMPOO-… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL #18

TODAYS COCKTAIL IS CALLED “BRANDY OLD FASHIONED” SERVES ONE 1 SUGAR CUBE DASH OF ANGOSTURA BITTERS 1 TEASPOON WATER 3 MEASURES BRANDY CRACKED ICE TWIST OF LEMON PEEL PLACE THE SUGAR CUBE IN A SMALL, CHILLED  OLD-FASHIONED OR LOWBALL GLASS, AND ADD THE ANGOSTURA BITTERS AND WATER. MASH WITH A SPOON UNTIL THE SUGAR HAS… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL #17

TODAYS COCKTAIL IS CALLED ” VICTORY ” SERVES ONE 2 MEASURES PERNOD 1 MEASURE GRENADINE SPARKLING MINERAL WATER SHAKE THE PERNOD AND THE GRENADINE VIGOROUSLY OVER ICE CUBES UNTIL WELL FROSTED. STRAIN INTO A CHILLED HIGHBALL GLASS AND FILL WITH THE SPARKLING MINERAL WATER. ( DRINK RESPONSIBLY ) HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!! Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL #16

TODAY’S COCKTAIL IS CALLED ” ADAM `N` EVE ” SERVES ONE 2 MEASURES TRIPLE SEC 1 MEASURE VODKA 1 MEASURE GRAPEFRUIT JUICE 1 MEASURE CRANBERRY JUICE 5-6 CUBES PINEAPPLE 2 TEASPOONS SUPERFINE SUGAR 2 TABLESPOONS CRUSHED ICE STRAWBERRY SLICE SHAKE THE TRIPLE SEC, VODKA, GRAPEFRUIT JUICE, AND CRANBERRY JUICE OVER ICE CUBES UNTIL WELL FROSTED,… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL #15

TODAYS COCKTAIL IS CALLED ” ROLLS-ROYCE” SERVES ONE 4-6 ICE CUBES 3 MEASURES GIN 1 MEASURE DRY VERMOUTH 1 MEASURE SWEET VERMOUTH 1/4 TEASPOON BENEDICTINE PUT THE ICE CUBES INTO A DRINKING GLASS. POUR THE GIN,DRY VERMOUTH, SWEET VERMOUTH, AND BENEDICTINE OVER THEM STIR WELL TO MIX AND THEN STRAIN INTO A CHILLED COCKTAIL GLASS.… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL # 14

TODAY’S COCKTAIL IS CALLED ” TNT” SERVES ONE 4-6 ICE CUBES, CRACKED 1 MEASURE PERNOD 1 MEASURE RYE WHISKEY PUT THE CRACKED ICE INTO A MIXING GLASS AND POUR THE PERNOD AND RYE WHICKEY OVER IT. STIR WELL TO MIX AND STRAIN INTO A CHILLED COCKTAIL GLASS ( MARTINI GLASS ). (DRINK RESPONSIBLY) HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!! Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL # 13

TODAYS COCKTAIL IS CALLED ” MOSCOW MULE ” THE NAME OF THIS COCKTAIL DERIVES FROM IT’S PRINCIPAL INGERDIENT, VODKA, WHICH COMES FROM RUSSIA, HENCE “MOSCOW,” AND HAS SOMETHING OF A KICK, HENCE “MULE.” SERVES ONE 2 MEASURES VODKA 1 MEASURE LIME JUICE CRACKED ICE GINGER BEER LIME SLICE SHAKE THE VODKA AND LIME JUICE VIGOROUSLY… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL # 12

TODAYS COCKTAIL IS ” BELLINI ” THIS DELICIOUS CONCOCTION WAS CREATED BY GIUSEPPE CIPRIANI AT HERRY’S BAR IN VENICE, AROUND 1943 SERVES ONE 1 MEASURE FRESH PEACH JUICE MADE FROM LIGHTLY SWEETENED LIQUIDIZED PEACHES SUPERFINE SUGAR 3 MEASURES CHAMPAGNE, CHILLED DIP THE RIM OF A CHILLED FLUTE GLASS INTO SOME PEACH JUICE AND THEN INTO… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL # 11

TODAYS COCKTAIL IS CALLED ” MAGNA CARTA ” IF YOU REALLY WANT TO LOUNGE AROUND IN STYLE, YOU CAN USE CHAMPAGNE RATHER THEN SPARKLING WINE TO PROVIDE THE FINISHING TOUCHES TO THIS COCKTAIL SERVES ONE LIME WEDGE SUPERFINE SUGAR 2 MEASURES WHITE TEQUILA 1 MEASURE TRIPLE SEC SPARKLING WINE OR CHAMPAGNE, CHILLED RUB THE RIM… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL # 10

TODAYS COCKTAIL IS CALLED ” TEQUILA FIZZ ” A FIZZ USUALLY CONTAINS LIQUOR AND AT LEAST ONE FRUIT JUICE, FILLED WITH SODA POP. FIZZES ARE ALWAYS SHAKEN RATHER THAN MIXED. SERVES ONE 3  MEASURES WHITE TEQUILA   1 MEASURE GRENADINE 1 MEASURE LIME JUICE 1 EGG WHITE CRACKED ICE GINGER ALE SHAKE THE WHITE TEQUILA, GRENADINE, LIME… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL #9

TODAYS COCKTAIL IS CALLED “CHICA CHICA” SERVES ONE 2 MEASURES RASPBERRY VODKA 1 MEASURE CHAMBERY ( A TYPE OF WHITE VERMOUTH) 2 MEASURES CRANBERRY AND RASPBERRY JUICE CRUSHED ICE 1 MEASURE  APPLE JUICE LEMON-FLAVORED SODA POP APPLE  SLICES MIX THE RASPBERRY VODKA, CHAMBERY, CRANBERRY AND RASPBERRY JUICE, AND CRUSHED ICE TOGETHER IN A CHILLED HIGHBALL… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL #8

TODAYS COCKTAIL IS CALLED ” STAR DAISY” A DAISY IS A COCKTAIL WITH A HIGH PROPORTATION OF ALCOHOL THAT IS SWEETENED WITH FRUIT SYRUP. PERHAPS IT GETS ITS NAME FROM THE NOW OLD-FASHIONED SLANG. WHEN THE WORD “DAISY” REFERRED TO SOMETHING EXCEPTIONAL AND SPECIAL. SERVES ONE 2 MEASURES GIN 1 1/2 MEASURES APPLE BRANDY 1 1/2… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL #7

TODAYS COCKTAIL IS CALLED ” WHY NOT ” SERVES ONE CRACKED ICE DASH OF LEMON JUICE 2 MEASURES GIN 1 MEASURE PEACH BRANDY 1 MEASURE NOILLY PRAT VERMOUTH TWIST OF LEMON PEEL PUT THE CRACKED ICE INTO A MIXING GLASS AND SPLASH A LITTLE LEMON JUICE OVER THEM. POUR IN THE GIN, PEACH BRANDY, AND… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL #6

TODAYS HOLIDAY COCKTAIL IS A ” HARLEM” SERVES ONE 2 MEASURES GIN 1 1/2 MEASURE PINEAPPLE JUICE 1 TEASPOON MARASCHINO 1 TABLESPOON FRESH PINEAPPLE CHOPPED PINEAPPLE LEAF SHAKE THE GIN, PINEAPPLE JUICE, AND MARASCHINO OVER ICE CUBES. ADD THE CHOPPED FRESH PINEAPPLE AND SHAKE AGAIN UNTIL WELL FROSTED. STRAIN INTO A CHILLED LOWBALL GLASS AND… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL #5

TODAY’S COCKTAIL IS CALLED “TITANIC” SERVES ONE 3 MEASURES MANDARIN LIQUEUR 2 MEASURES VODKA CRACKED ICE SPARKLING WATER SHAKE THE MANDARIN LIQUEUR AND VODKA VIGOROUSLY OVER ICE CUBES UNTIL WELL FROSTED. HALF-FILL A CHILLED HIGHBALL GLASS OR LOWBALL  GLASS WITH CRACKED ICE AND STRAIN THE COCKTAIL OVER IT. FILL WITH SPARKLING WATER. ( DRINK RESPONSIBLY)… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY HAIR STYLES

THIS IS THE SEASON TO PARTY AND HAVE FUN WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY. SO WHEN YOU GO TO THAT COCKTAIL PARTY, OR WORK PARTY MAKE SURE YOU LOOK THE BEST YOU CAN . THIS IS THE PERFECT TIME TO TRY A NEW STYLE OUT .  FOR MEN WEATHER IT’S PARTING YOUR HAIR IN A DIFFERENT… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL #4

THE COCKTAIL OF THE DAY TODAY IS THE FUZZY MARTINI. THIS ONE I HAD THE OTHER NIGHT AND IT IS REALLY GOOD. SERVES ONE 2 MEASURES VANILLA VODKA  1/2  MEASURE COFFEE VODKA 1 TEASPOON PEACH SCHNAPPS 1 PEACH SLICE SHAKE THE VANILLA VODKA, AND PEACH SCHNAPPS OVER ICE CUBES UNTIL WELL FROSTED. STRAIN INTO A… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL #3

GOOD DAY EVERYBODY. TODAYS COCKTAIL IS CALLED A MELON BALL. SERVES ONE 2 MEASURES VODKA 2 MEASURES MIDORI 4 MEASURES PINEAPPLE JUICE CRACKED ICE MELON WEDGE  POUR  THE VODKA, MIDORI, AND PINEAPPLE JUICE OVER ICE CUBES AND STIR WELL TO MIX. HALF FILL A CHILLED HIGHBALL GLASS WITH CRACKED ICE AND STRAIN THE COCKTAIL OVER… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL #2

GOOD DAY EVERYBODY. TO DAYS COCKTAIL IS CALLED THE BLINKER. SERVES ONE 2 MEASURES RYE WHISKEY 2 1/2  MEASURES GRAPEFRUIT JUICE 1 TEASPOON GRENADINE SHAKE THE RYE WHISKEY, GRAPEFRUIT JUICE AND GRENADINE VIGOROUSLY OVER ICE CUBES UNTIL WELL FROSTED. STRAIN INTO A CHILLED COCKTAIL GLASS (MARTINI GLASS ) .  2 MEASURES OF WHISKEY MIGHT BE… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL’S #1

THE HOLIDAYS ARE UPON US , AND THE CHRISTMAS PARTIES ARE ABOUT TO BEGIN. HERE ARE A FEW CHRISTMAS COCKTAILS TO SERVE AT YOUR PARTIES. I WILL BE POSTING A NEW DRINK EACH DAY TILL NEW YEARS JUST TO GIVE  A LOT OF OPTIONS. HERE IS THE FIRST. IT IS CALLED A DIAMOND FIZZ SERVES ONE 2… Continue Reading

COLOR YOUR HAIR ON YOUR BUDGET!

THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING AND IT’S TIME TO SHOP . MAKE SURE NOT TO NEGLECT YOUR COLOR . HAVING A FRESH COLOR FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON IS VERY IMPORTANT TO HOW YOU PRESENT YOURSELF AT PARTIES AND FAMILY GATHERINGS, IF YOU LOOK GOOD YOU FEEL GOOD AND YOU WILL HAVE A MUCH BETTER TIME WHATEVER YOUR DOING. WITH… Continue Reading

NOV AND DEC FOOD DRIVE

Orlando’s is gearing up for our annual food drive benifiting the Utah food bank. We have the best clients, they always come through to help the needy. This year we will be offering product discounts for your food. canned food is great, boxed meals also, nothing perishable please. 1 can will get you 10% off any… Continue Reading

MEN’S COLOR

.MEN’S COLOR Whether you want to just blend gray away, add highlights or change your color all together there’s a way to do it in the salon. Blending away gray is done by placing the desired color in the hair to cover only some of the gray so the finished look will not look to drastic.… Continue Reading