Swanky Blogs

Is Dermapigmentation for You?

Derma-pigmentation is right for pretty much everyone!  Are you tired of plucking and shaping your brows ad nauseam or maybe you simply don’t have time for all that fuzz…I mean fuss? Would you like a trusted beauty professional to shape your brows for your best

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Beauty Trends for 2022

If you’re interested in how haircuts are shaping up in 2022, here goes! We started out with quite the retro bang (not bangs, but bang as is in boom). Remember the mullet? How could you not? Well, early 2022 was laden with its ornery offspring

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100-layer Nail Polish Challenge

Just about everyone has been inspired to take on a TikTok Challenge lately. Have you heard of the 100- layer Make-up Challenge? Well, now there is a new trend inspired by a YouTube nail star which takes challenge participants to new heights in nail polish

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Humidity vs. Your Hair

The effects of humidity on hair can range from frizzy to flat and, as humidity doesn’t play favorites, no one is immune. People with all hair types are forced to deal with impossible to manage hair on those days when the humidity spikes. It happens

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New Summer Nail Trend: Butterfly Nails

Yet another nail trend has sprouted wings – butterfly beauty! Yep, in addition to the butterfly make-up, hair accessories and clothing crazes, butterfly nails are rapidly gaining popularity, and don’t worry if you prefer your nail design to be unique. Butterfly nails offer the versatility

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How Often Should You Wash Your Hair?

The frequency with which hair should be washed differs from person to person and with the varying needs of their hair and scalp – with some people requiring hair washing every other day and others who should wait a week or more between hair washing.

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Nail Shapes

When it’s time for a manicure, you get to make some fun decisions, like what new color you want to try or whether you want acrylic, gel or powder nails; but you also get to decide on your nail shape – which can significantly alter

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Because You Deserve It!

You work hard all year long and you have endured your share of less than stellar days. In fact, the past couple of years were doozies for all of us! Let me ask you a question, “Why would you choose to indulge in a glorious

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Why Trimming Your Hair Can Prevent Split Ends

While cutting your hair when you love long, luscious locks may seem counter-productive; when it comes to regular, professional hair trims, it actually makes good sense. Trimming hair is essential to get rid of those dreaded split ends. There is no way to repair split

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Long Hair and Headaches

Have you ever heard that having long hair can give you headaches? The truth is that hair doesn’t really weigh that much and our scalps are “designed” to carry our hair. So, don’t lop off those long locks just yet. Long hair itself is really

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We Now Offer Fibroblasting!

Could your skin use some rejuvenation? Fibroblasting facial treatment can smooth lines, improve the overall appearance of your skin, and it is now available at Swanky Salon! Plasma fibroblasting is a non-surgical skin treatment that stimulates the production of collagen and elastin and can last

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Tips on Keeping Your Hair Healthy

Far too frequent hair washing can strip hair of essential oils and nutrients. At the very least, try to keep shampooing frequency down to every other day. Also, concentrate shampoo on your scalp – not the length of your hair. While conditioner, to rejuvenate and

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Santa Shops at Swanky

Santa knows his stuff when it comes to the best presents, so he definitely does some serious shopping at Swanky Salon. I mean, what’s not to love about treating tired tootsies to a pedicure with a sugar scrub; or a spa manicure with paraffin wax

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Low Maintenance Hairstyles

With our sometimes far too busy lifestyles, it can be a wonderful thing when we can put forth minimal effort and gain maximum effect. A great way to do that is with the best low maintenance hairstyle for your particular hair type and length. For

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Tips on Keeping Your Hair Healthy

We all want gorgeous, flowing locks of hair that turn heads. So how do you get those healthy, magnificent tresses? There are quite a few things you can do to maintain a healthy head of hair… Regular trims are a must for keeping hair at

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Special Day? Let Us Help!

Are you planning to attend a special event? Maybe you are a bride, a bridesmaid or mother of the bride and you’d like to look your very best at the wedding. Maybe you have a family reunion or high school reunion and you would love

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Gel or Acrylic Nails?

Gel nails and acrylic nails are both artificial nail enhancements with very different benefits. Which you choose will very likely depend on your particular preferences and the life you lead. Here is what is, hopefully, some useful information to help you decide… Although not quite

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Different Kinds of Waxing

Waxing leaves us feeling soft and perfectly polished in all the right places. Which waxing method is best for you? A very spreadable wax that works well for larger areas, such as legs or arms, is warm soft wax. Warm soft wax is used for

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Are Perms Still a Thing?

Perms have been around for over 100 years, making waves in the 1920s with those fabulous flappers and, of course, a big splash for those of us who sported that seemingly impossible high hair in the 80s; but are perms still a thing?  Let’s give

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Nail Designs: What’s Trending for 2021?

It’s a new year. Why not add a new look to your nail design repertoire? Let’s take a gander at the realm of new nail possibilities that could very well make their debut (or comeback) in 2021. Some of the hottest 2021 nail trends predicted

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Nail Length: What Fits You?

Nail length can be just as important as the nail polish you choose…or don’t. Certain jobs, such as healthcare workers and military personnel, demand nail functionality. So your nail length, shape and style should be reflective of your lifestyle.  For instance, those who partake in

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Nail Design Ideas for Winter!

Let’s face it; winter can get boring…not as much here in Florida, but still. One way to liven things up after all of the holiday hoopla is over is with nail art – specifically fun, winter nail designs! Here are some new nail design ideas

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Gift Certificates, Great Gifts for Everyone

The gift of pampering – what’s not to like? Swanky Salon and Spas do it all and do it well…from haircuts, styling and color, to manicures including nail art, pedicures with sugar scrubs, make-up suited for any holiday festivities, to soothing massages and rejuvenating facials. 

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Do You Like It Rough? Massage that Is!

Whether you want to experience euphoria, you need a little rejuvenation or you are looking for total relaxation, you have come to the right place! Swanky Salon offers various types of massages, that range from the lightest touch to a deep delve into muscle manipulation,

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Talk to Our Stylists to get Ideas for a New Look

Craving a fresh new style? Talking to the professional hair stylists at Swanky Salon can provide insight and ideas for that new look you long for. While Swanky Salon stylists have their proverbial finger on the pulse of all of the latest styles and trends,

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Great Rainy Day Idea: Soothing Mani-Pedi

It can be hard enough to keep a smile on our faces in the face of this pandemic and even harder when it’s downright gloomy outside; but here’s a great rainy day idea that will lift your spirits. When the skies are gray and the

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Swanky Salon Brings a Spicy Twist to Nail Design

We all like a little spice in our lives, right? Spicy bloody marys liven up Sunday brunch. Dinner holds more interest when there’s a kick to our tacos, and date night…well, you know. Ah, but here’s the real hot zinger. If you’re looking for sizzling

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