The Akari Apprentice Program

The Akari Apprentice Program

The Akari Apprentice Program is comprehensive and customized. When you’re hired at Akari your experience level lets us know where your journey begins. A veteran stylist may hit the floor right away. Others just starting out will go through an individualized curriculum. There is bookwork, quizzes, practical work and a whole lot more.

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Refresh Your Skin in Winter

Refresh Your Skin in Winter

February in Maine can be tough on a lot of people, particularly those who dread the cold and crave daylight. I am one of those people. By February I’m tired of the winter weather and so is my skin. My face is dull and feels like it’s wearing a snorkel coat. For this month’s blog, we decided a chemical peel was in order.

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Hair extensions made my hair long, thick and voluminous

Hair extensions made my hair long, thick and voluminous

As I’ve gotten older and hair tools and products have evolved, so has my hair. I’ve been able to grow it a little, but never much longer than my collarbone. It’s fine and getting thin. There isn’t a lot of volume to it, not a lot of bounce. When Akari’s owner, Jeffrey Blais, mentioned taped in extensions for this months blog I thought, “Va Voom! And just in time for summer!”

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Botox and Vollure

Botox and Vollure

I would make a horrible poker player. One look at my face and you can tell everything I’m thinking and feeling. I’m expressive…I’m 47 and the combination is starting to show. The lines on my face are more pronounced than ever, particularly on my forehead. They’re deep and annoying. Like frost heaves.

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