10 Holiday Hairstyles

It’s party season! Time to bust out the bubbly and cocktail dresses.  We love this time of year because it allows you to go all out with your look and experiment with fun colors, textures and styles.  Here are 10 Holiday Hairstyles you can wear that are guaranteed to gain compliments, whether you’re mingling with your colleagues, partying with friends, or spending quality time with those you love!

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Curl Talk



All curly haired girls know that even though their hair maybe coveted by many, it can be a total hassle. Matted knots, frizziness, bottles of hair products, and weird sideways “poofing” are the Curly Girl’s everyday obstacles. However, curly hair can be very easy once you find out what works for you.  We happen to have everything you need here to help tame your tendrils (as well as some curly-haired experts who can empathize).  Here’s some tips straight from our stylists to keep those curls looking beautiful:

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How to Choose the Perfect Facial For You

There are so many kinds of facials out there that do different things – we provide over 10 of them just on our menu! It’s easy to get lost and overwhelmed by gimmicky ingredients, medical jargon and bizarre procedures. When choosing a facial that’s right for you, here are some […] Read more »

5 Common Airbrush Tanning Misconceptions

One of the best accessories you can have for your Summer look, is a gorgeous, glowing tan! Just a little bit of color can make you appear thinner, bring out the colors of your clothes and makeup, and gives you a boost of confidence that creates a certain “je ne […] Read more »

50th Anniversary Salon Soiree

Please join us on Wednesday May 13th from 6pm to 8pm, as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary! We are so excited to host Elle and Wella Professionals and you, our clients for this celebration!   Enjoy Cocktails, Hor’s D’Oeuvres, Sweet Treats, Color Consultations and a preview of the freshest hair trends […] Read more »

Braids, braids, braids!

What are the back-to-school trends that every stylish girl wants to enjoy? Braids, braids, braids! In this photo, Stylist Arielle, has woven Shyela’s beautiful hair into an intricate braid using the new Kerastase Forme Fatale. This new product is a strong holding gel that works on wet or dry hair and […] Read more »

Summer “Must Haves” at The Gates

Come in and peruse all the products that you need to protect your skin and hair in these “dog days of summer!” We feature Kerastase and SkinCeuticals here….. Our colorist, Banessa, touts the Kerastase line for sun-exposed hair which includes the Bain Apres Soleil shampoo and the Lait Richesse conditioner […] Read more »

What’s the one thing you would splurge on?

We asked manicurist, Elisa: if you could splurge on one thing, what would it be? I believe you should splurge on different things in different seasons of your life. When you’re young, you are more trend-oriented and concerned with living for the moment, so you tend to choose wilder colors […] Read more »

Golden Globes

This year’s styles are a return to soft and very pretty wearable styles for everyday life. Great cuts were also seen with Anne Hathaway’s feathered pixie, which really drew us into her big beautiful eyes. Another great cut was Jodie Foster’s precision bob. We liked Naomi Watts’ side-swept faux bob…“a […] Read more »