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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A Year-Long Medispa Transformation

A Year-Long Medispa Transformation

For 17 years, I’ve been going to Akari to get my hair colored, cut or done in an updo for an event. The owner, Jeffrey Blais, is the man I lovingly refer to as my hair hero. Jeffrey and I have been on quite a hair journey, especially during my tenure as a local TV News anchor.

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Transitioning to Gray Hair? Trust the Process.

Transitioning to Gray Hair? Trust the Process.

At Akari here in Portland, we are seeing an increasing number of our clients who are interested in gray blending: incorporating grays into an all over color. For decades, women have gone to salons every 3-4 weeks needing color because the grow-out line from a permanent color is so harsh and noticeable.

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Rejuvenate Your Skin and Feel Beautiful Naturally

Rejuvenate Your Skin and Feel Beautiful Naturally

Ahhh…. that off duty model look – waking up in the morning with that perfect bedhead hair and clear, glowing skin. Most of us take time and energy putting on a full face of makeup, often times to just try to cover imperfections. Wouldn’t it be fantastic to eliminate that routine all together, and let your own beautiful skin shine?

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Reducing Makeup Empowers Inner Beauty

Reducing Makeup Empowers Inner Beauty

Before we get into this inspiring post…a warm welcome back to our General Manager/ Medical Aesthetician, Eliza Norton. We’re so excited Eliza is back from maternity leave, and we can’t wait to share some of what she’s learned during her time away…

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