This is our first beauty night in a series and you are invited! Grab your best friend(s) and join us for a fun and informative evening on Thursday, September 20th from 4 to 7 pm. Relax with a complimentary Hydrating SkinCeuticals Mask, sip some wine & enjoy lite bites, meet our Rep and get your skin analyzed with the amazing SkinScope, and lots more! Please RSVP to our DARIEN Salon & Spa only at 203-656-5656 and mention if you would like to receive the complimentary mask. See you there!
It’s always manicure season, and for many it’s always pedicure season, but when the warm weather hits and toes are exposed in those new sandals and heels, it’s time for all of us to get those feet callous free, with nails trimmed, shined, and polished!
ORANGE SALON & SPA
We are thrilled to welcome Maria as our new Nail Technician in our Orange, Connecticut Salon and Spa. Maria is proficient in UV Gels, Acrylics, Shellac, etc, as well as an expert in painting beautiful designs on your nails, a trend that is really taking off……. again! Call us at 203-298-4470 to schedule your mani/pedi, and if you get both, you will receive complimentary nail designs!
Our nail technicians in Darien are gearing up for weddings, graduations and more (our Orange, CT salon too!), and are very excited that the OPI Dip Manicure (powder with no UV light) has really taken off! Here’s a little advise: if you haven’t had your nails done in ages and want to grow out your own, with no damage to your own nails, then a Dip Manicure is definitely something to try. It lasts for weeks, another big bonus!
It’s pedicure season (finally warm weather after a long winter)! Whether you are dying to wear that new pair of sandals or heels, or you know you’ll be spending many days barefoot or in flip flops, we’ve got you covered with our Stefanou Signature Pedicure. You’ll leave relaxed, feeling pampered, and ready to show off that fabulous new nail color! It’s time to break out those new sandals (here’s a great pair from Helen Ainson (click here), or that pair of strappy heels and dance the night away at your nephew’s summer wedding (find a pretty pair of heels here)! Ready to let those feet out of your fuzzy warm socks? Give us a call to schedule your appointment at 203-656-5656.
Love & Beauty,
Your Team at Andrew Stefanou Salon & Spa
There are so many events in our lives that we anticipate with such joy and happiness. There are milestone birthdays, graduations, proms, and one of the biggest, getting married! Finding that special someone with whom you will love, cherish, and make lasting and wonderful memories with, is surely one of life’s most celebrated and treasured events. Whether you are hiring a professional wedding planner or are doing all the planning yourself, it is a joyous and fun time of picking out the venue, the dress, the menu, and more. However, as with planning any event it has its stressful moments!
We love our jobs here at Andrew Stefanou Salon & Spa! From luscious lash extensions, hair loving keratin straightening treatments, stunning up-do’s, relaxing massages, where all the stresses just melt away, to amazing makeup done by our co-owner, Dee (a professional makeup artist with numerous awards under her belt!), we are your “go-to” salon and spa for your entire wedding party.
Our Wedding Coordinator will discuss with you all the services we offer and plan out every appointment for the bride, groom, wedding party, mother of the bride, mother of the groom, and even the adorable flower girl and ring bearer! We offer a beautifully decorated room in our spa where the bride (or groom and his party) and her wedding party can relax in between services while sipping a glass of champagne, or have us bring in lunch for you and the girls (or boys) to kick off the celebration!
We recently had a stunningly beautiful bride named Julie and her lovely wedding party in our salon for a day of beauty and lots of champagne toasting! We caught up with Julie, Brooke and Caroline and they posed for some fun pics for us! We would love for you to be our next bride to pamper! Give us a call at 203-656-5656 and say “I do” to an award winning salon and spa that looks forward to being part of your happily ever after!
Julie, the beautiful bride!
Julie, Brooke and Caroline after a fun day of celebrating!
We take great pride in researching each and every product that we use/sell in our salon and spa. Each product, whether for hair, skin or makeup, are products we stand behind. We only offer the very best to our clients, so you can be sure when deciding on whether or not to try a product, that we also use them ourselves!
That said, one of the brands we are completely obsessed with is SkinCeuticals. Open any magazine and you are sure to find either an Allure beauty award or a review of their products by top plastic surgeons, dermatologists or medical grade spas! SkinCeuticals is backed by years of research and development, and each product actually does what it says it will do! Serums that contain light sensitive antioxidants are packaged and sold in their dark glass bottles so that the light will not destroy the integrity of the product. Great to know when you are investing in superior skincare products!
One of our newest favorites is their H.A. Intensifier. This fabulous little miracle worker is a multi-functional serum that helps to amplify hyaluronic acid levels in your skin. This acid occurs naturally in your skin and helps to retain moisture. Unfortunately, as we age, we produce less and less. What happens when less of this acid is available? Your skin will be less firm and plump, and the texture will be rougher, and who wants that? Not us! Hyaluronic acid is such an important hydrator to the skin and SkinCeuticals H.A. Intensifier combines surface-hydrating hyaluronic acid with 10% proxylane (proxylane is a sugar-protein hybrid found in beech trees, responsible for defending against water loss), and the perfect concentration of licorice and purple rice extracts to support your skin’s hyaluronic acid levels. Add this to your arsenal of skincare products and show off hydrated, plumped and firmer looking skin!
Not sure what skincare is right for you? Our SkinCeuticals rep. will be offering a complimentary skin analysis using their powerful Skin Scope to tell you exactly where any dry, congested, sun damaged skin, etc. is on your face at our Girls Beauty Night this Wednesday, April 5th from 6 pm to 9 pm. Other highlights of the evening will include a beauty and fashion workshop with Dee, our Co-Owner and Erica Jensen, Owner of Helen Ainson. Get the scoop on all the beauty and fashion trends for spring/summer 2017! Shop our 3 trunk shows that evening featuring jewelry, clothing, accessories and lots more! Enjoy pina coladas, other refreshments and small bites!
Our raffle basket with products and services valued over $3,000 will be raffled off with proceeds going to Smile Train. Please R.S.V.P. 203-656-5656. Hope to see you there!
We are so anxious for spring to arrive (especially with the impending big snow storm looming over us)! as we love the longer days and sunny, warmer weather! We are so excited about beautiful warm weather being so close by that we thought it would be a lot of fun to have a Spring Fever Girls Beauty Night!
Join us and get ready for spring with special discounts, giveaways, and a raffle for a basket of goodies worth over $2,000! We will have Pina Coladas and small bites, summertime music, beauty specials, a fashion and beauty trend workshop with demos, tanning with our new organic spray tan, live demo of fillers/Xeomin (a new natural Botox), meet the SkinCeuticals Rep and get a free skin analysis with their Skin Scope, shopping and more! P.S. A Selfie/Photo Booth too!
While all our guests are beautifying themselves, we will be selling raffle tickets for a basket of totally amazing prizes! All proceeds will go to Smile Train so we can give the gift of a beautiful new smile(s) to children with Cleft Palate This basket worth over $2,000 will include:
- A luxurious Day of Beauty and Pampering at our salon & spa, along with beauty products to use at home.
- A package of 4 IPL Laser Treatments (worth $1,000) from our Medical Director, Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Fredric Newman.
- Tanning Package with our new organic spray tan, Coco Tanning
- Clothing/Accessories from Helen Ainson
- Jewelry from Trendsetters Jewelry
- Accessories from SBG Designs
- 2 tickets to The Darien Arts Center musical “Baby”
- This package is worth over $2,000 and one lucky lady will be winning this over-the-top basket!
This fabulous event will take place on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Bring along some friends for a fun evening sipping Pina Coladas, eating yummy little bites, and mingling with the girls! Here is what we have planned for this special evening:
- SPRING BEAUTY TRENDS & MAKEUP DEMO: Our Co-Owner and award winning makeup artist, Dee, will be filling all the guests in on the biggest beauty trends of the spring/summer 2017 season. She will also be demonstrating the trending makeup techniques on a live model. Guests will also be able to browse the new makeup line made specifically for their salon/spa and be able to purchase new and exciting eye, lip and cheek colors that compliment their skin tone and hair color. Ask her all about the new eyelashes for lash extensions. They are made by the same company but are even better now!
- HAIR, GLORIOUS HAIR! What are the hottest hair color trends? What are easy ways to put my hair up myself and still look great running around town? What hairstyles are on trend for spring/summer 2017? Why do I need a good shampoo and conditioner? Find out the answers to these and more!
- RECEIVE 20% OFF ALL SPA/SALON TREATMENTS WHEN BOOKED THAT NIGHT!
- FASHION TRENDS BY HELEN AINSON: Erica Jensen, Owner of Helen Ainson will give attendees the scoop on trends in fashion for the upcoming season. Mannequins will showcase her fashion forward sportswear and stunning cocktail dresses and evening gowns.
- GET GLOWING WITH OUR NEW ORGANIC SPRAY TAN: Bring along dark, loose clothing and get a gorgeous tan with our brand new organic spray tan! Special price of $40 (regular $50), but bring along a friend who gets spray tanned and pay only $30 for your enviable tan!
- LIVE DEMO OF XEOMIN (the new natural, additive free Botox) AND FILLERS: Our Medical Director, Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Fredric Newman will demonstrate fillers and Xeomin on a live model. He will also talk about the brand new fillers out, Defyne and Refyne which last up to a year! Drop your business card in or write down your name and phone and Dr. Newman will pick 5 women who will win a free Xeomin (the new natural botox that has no additives) treatment! Book a Xeomin or filler treatment that night and get 20% off!
- FREE SKIN ANALYSIS WITH THE SKINCEUTICALS REP USING THEIR SKIN SCOPE: Get your skin analyzed with a skin pro. This complimentary service allows the skin care rep to see into your skin to look for sun damage, congested pores, dryness, and so much more. She will then be able to recommend the SkinCeutical products that are right for you. Special savings will be offered when guests buy multiple products from the line.
- SKINCEUTICALS SERUM BAR – Try fabulous serums at the SkinCeuticals Serum Bar where you can not only see how moisturizing and luxurious they are, but learn what each one does to transform the skin inside and out! SkinCeuticals is carried by renowned dermatologists, plastic surgeons and medical spas because their products are backed with real results!
- SHOP TILL YOU DROP: We have lined up three Trunk Shows for your shopping pleasure! Trendsetters Jewelry will have new spring necklaces, earrings, rings & bracelets. SBG Designs will showcase exercise tights, cell phone cases, and other accessories. And Helen Ainson will have handmade, one-of-a-kind belts, straw hats, spring tops, wraps, and gift items. Buy for yourself or think about upcoming birthdays, prom or Mothers Day!
- EVERYONE LOVES A GOOD SELFIE! Get a tan, try some new makeup, buy a new top, hat or jewelry and show it off at our Selfie/Photo Booth! Take one alone or get a group of girls together and post on social media!
Guests will leave with a goodie bag filled with discounts, little prizes, samples, and our Spring/Summer Beauty & Fashion Guide to keep as a reference to look your very best throughout the upcoming seasons!
Please R.S.V.P. by April 2nd – 203-656-5656 and let us know if you will be tanning that evening (bring dark, loose clothing for after your spray tan)
We are proud to introduce to you our new organic spray tan, Coco Glow! This unique spray tan formula is organic, odorless, and will never leave you with the dreaded orange look! You will be left with a beautiful tan that will last 10 to 14 days, all without any harmful rays from the sun!
Whether you are just looking for a tanned glow for everyday, or you have a trip planned to a tropical location (lucky you!), a spray tan will have you looking and feeling more confident and sexy! We also love that a tan can reduce the appearance of stretch marks, scars, spider veins and cellulite, not to mention making you look thinner (we LOVE that!).
Things to know:
- Shower, exfoliate and shave prior to tanning appointment.
- No moisturizing soap, oils or lotions prior which will interfere with your spray tan.
- Wear dark, loose clothing and bring flip flops.
- Get your mani/pedi prior to your spray tan.
- Total time for spray tan application, approximately 20 minutes.
- Do not use anything oil based or exfoliate skin afterwards.
What to do now? Call us and book your appointment, and get ready to look like you just returned from a tropical vacation! (203)656-5656.
For a list of services and prices, please click here!
Eyebrows. They are more important than you may know! Changing the shape or fullness of the brow can totally change your face. We have seen trends go from ultra full brows like Brooke Shields or Cara Delevingne to pencil thin brows throughout the years. Right now the trend is for a fuller brow, but neatly maintained. Eyebrows are so important, as they frame your face, so if you are not quite sure how to pluck them, perhaps a trip to our salon is in order! Our pros will give you the perfect arch and fullness for your particular face.
We love a brow conditioner such as RevitaBrow. It contains a blend of scientifically advanced technology and natural botanicals. This conditioner protects against damage, brittleness, and adds moisture and shine. To add a bit of color and fill in some sparse spots, RevitBrow Hi Def Tinted Brow Gel is perfect. It comes in soft brown or dark brown and has soft polymers which help to keep the brows in place! You can apply multiple applications until your desired brow volume is achieved. It is also smudge-proof and water resistant, hypoallergenic, dermatologist reviewed and not tested on animals (we like that!).
Have you over-plucked to the point where you have none or are there spaces that need to be filled in? We offer Microblading for a semi-permanent solution. Get your brows in shape (no exercising required!) and see just how much the perfect brow makes a difference in your total look!
We hope you had a wonderful holiday! Whether you celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah, there is nothing quite like this time of year! The exchange of gifts, the delicious food, and most of all spending time with those we love, are memories we make each and every year! It can be a bit of a let down after Christmas, but enter in one of the biggest celebrations of the year; New Years Eve! It is a night we all have our own favorite way of celebrating. Maybe it’s an intimate dinner party in your home, or perhaps an evening out with friends at a restaurant, or maybe you are one of those that love crowds with lots of action by celebrating at a big party? However you choose to ring in the new year is up to you but looking and feeling gorgeous is a definite must for this special night! We’ve got you covered from makeup, to hair, to skin, to even obtaining a perfect tanned glow!
Thanks to one of our favorite hair product lines, Kerastase, we have 4 festive hair style ideas for your New Years Eve celebration! From an understated, yet elegant rolled chignon to a half up holiday bow (yes, we said bow!), these 4 ideas will get your wheels turning on the total look you are going for! Need help? We are here to help you achieve your glamorous look!
Half Up Holiday Bow
Twist Side Ponytail
Stop in and talk to your hairdresser about which products are right for you! We carry a full line of luxurious Kerastase products for every hair type and need!
Although the months of May, June, September & October tend to be the most popular months for weddings, the colder months, although less popular, can be just as lovely, especially with a beautiful dusting of white, glittery snow! There are so many details to take care of when planning a wedding. We know this, and take pride in offering the bride-to-be our Wedding Coordinator who will schedule all those pampering and beauty appointments, counting down to your very special day!
We offer fabulous services for the Bride and Groom, as well as for the entire wedding party, Mother of the Bride/Groom, and yes, even those adorable flower girls and ring bearers! Our team of pros are talented and dedicated to providing the very best in hair, nails, facials, massages, hair color, makeup and more….
We would be honored to be trusted to help you and your sweetheart get ready for one of the most unforgettable and incredible days of your lives!
Beauty & Pampering for The Bride, Groom and The Entire Wedding Party
Experience luxurious facials, massages, hair color and cuts, makeup, amazing eyelash extensions and so much more! Click here to visit our website for more services and information.