Blue Wrap Runway

Blue Wrap Runway

At Akari we work hard to make it a special place: a salon and medi-spa that exudes warmth, grace and beauty, a place where people feel welcome, spoiled, and supported.

As the owner of Akari I believe it’s important that we strive every day to exceed those expectations and whenever we can, sprinkle some of that kindness into our community. It’s one of the reasons why I feel compelled to help when an employee or a loyal customer is championing a cause.

Recently a client of mine asked if I would be interested in being a designer for Blue Wrap Runway, a unique fashion show fundraiser to benefit Partners for World Health. I didn’t hesitate to say yes. The mission is that admirable.

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The Ultimate Mani Pedi Package

The Ultimate Mani Pedi Package

Sadly, it’s still socks weather, but in Maine we all know that elusive season we call spring will surface and eventually lead to summer. When that time comes our nails, particularly our toes, want to be rock star ready so what better treatment to focus on for Akari’s May blog than their Ultimate Mani Pedi Package.

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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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