Fall Makeup 101 Class at Salon Khouri Fairfax

MUD Makeup 101

Join us for a makeup 101 class on Saturday, November 21st from 5:00 – 6:00 PM at our Fairfax location. Salon Khouri team member, Ashley Mihelarakis, will walk you through application techniques to help accentuate your natural beauty. Ever wondered, “what’s the difference between a flat brush and a wide angled brush?” Ashley will explain the benefits of various brushes and how to highlight certain features as you walk through applying makeup to your own beautiful face from the MUD Fall Romance kit. Each attendee gets to take their makeup kit home with them, valued at $129! You are getting $129 in makeup and a one hour class on how to apply it for just $65! Hurry and purchase your ticket — we only have 10 seats available for this course! Please note, the site that is handling our online ticketing will charge a $4.57 service fee. You can avoid this charge by purchasing over the phone (703.273.7878) or in person at our Dulles location.

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How to Avoid Halloween Beauty Blunders

We recently were asked by the Today Show how to avoid Halloween hair hijinks!

You can read the full article here, and below is an excerpt:

“If you get glitter stuck to your scalp, try using a clarifying shampoo such as Kevin Murphy Maxi Wash. This often does the trick for my clients. Gently massage the scalp with the shampoo to break up any glitter that has affixed to your scalp,” said Jonathan Elkhouri, master stylist and owner of Salon Khouri in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. If you are attempting any hair looks that defy gravity using wire (like Pippi Longstocking or Dr. Seuss’ Whoville characters), be sure to use a coated wire such as a pipe cleaner or wired-ribbon. If your hair gets stuck in one of the wires, apply a generous amount of conditioner onto the knot and gently work out the tangle, Elkhouri suggests. The conditioner will make the hair slippery enough to detangle the wire from the hair.

October Promotions

October 2015 Promotions

 

  • Receive $10 SK cash toward a future visit when you purchase products totaling over $100.
  • Receive $10 SK cash toward a future visit with any service in our treatment room: waxing, facials, lashes!
  • Receive a complimentary Kevin Murphy or Eufora conditioning treatment with any full foil or color and partial foil service.

Valid through October 31st, 2015. Cannot be combined with other offers or promotions.

 

Imagine being diagnosed with breast cancer at 32

Tigerlily logoThe reality for Maimah Karmo, at just 32 years young, was a diagnosis of breast cancer. Maimah’s daughter was just three years old at the time. Thankfully, Maimah’s faith and tremendous family support got her through her treatments. She emerged on the other side a transformed woman and wanted to create an organization that would help other young women diagnosed with breast cancer. Thus was born the Tigerlily Foundation. Tigerlily Foundation committed to educating young women around the world about breast cancer and empowering them to be their own best advocates. She is dedicated to changing the young adult breast cancer landscape and seeks to impact the quality of care and lifestyle for young women affected by this disease.

A few quick facts about breast cancer:

  • Every 3 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer
  • 1 out of 8 women will be diagnosed
  • 70% of those diagnosed have zero family history of the disease
  • 81% of those diagnosed will beat the disease

Please take a moment to watch this short video to learn more:

This October, in addition to participating in our 10th annual Pink Hair for Hope campaign, we will be donating $1 from every haircut to Tigerlily Foundation.

Fall Makeup 101 Class

MUD Makeup 101

Join us for a makeup 101 class on Saturday, October 24th from 4:30 – 5:30 PM at our Dulles Landing Location. Salon Khouri team member, Ashley Mihelarakis, will walk you through application techniques to help accentuate your natural beauty. Ever wondered, “what’s the difference between a flat brush and a wide angled brush?” Ashley will explain the benefits of various brushes and how to highlight certain features as you walk through applying makeup to your own beautiful face from the MUD Fall Romance kit. Each attendee gets to take their makeup kit home with them, valued at $129! You are getting $129 in makeup and a one hour class on how to apply it for just $65! Hurry and purchase your ticket — we only have 10 seats available for this course! Please note, the site that is handling our online ticketing will charge a $4.57 service fee. You can avoid this charge by purchasing over the phone (703.273.7878) or in person at our Dulles location.

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Salon Khouri selected a winner in Capital One’s Biggest Fan Contest

We are so very excited and honored to announce that we were selected to be featured by Capital One Small Business in their Biggest Fan campaign! Keep your eyes open for a roving van driving around Northern Virginia with the following ad displayed. If you spot the van and can SAFELY take a pic, please post to our Facebook page to win a special gift from us! Thank you to Tracy C. for being a Salon Khouri Enthusiast!!
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Gold Hair for a Cure!

We are once again offering yellow-gold extensions for $10 with all proceeds being donated to the Pediatric Dream Team through The Truth 365! Please come in this September and show your support – #GoGold!

We are working hard to turn Gold Hair for a Cure into a national program with She by SO.CAP. If you have two seconds, please send them an email to let them know how much it would mean to you if they implemented a National Program with The Truth 365!

 

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Promise us this …

The Childhood Cancer Awareness movement is growing. Our hope is that the color gold instantly makes people think, “childhood cancer awareness” just as pink conjures up “breast cancer awareness” for many. Yes, the movement is growing, but there is still a lot of work to be done.

There have been only three drugs in the past twenty years approved by the FDA that were specifically developed to treat children with cancer. And that number grew from two to three just this year. This is simply not acceptable.

The National Cancer Institute spends just 4% of it’s federal research dollars on childhood cancer research funding. Just 4%. This is simply not acceptable.

The incidents of childhood cancer have increased 29% in the past twenty years. As our friend Tom Mitchell at Stillbrave said, “we spend more as a nation on potato chips than we do finding a cure for various childhood cancers.” This is simply not acceptable.

There are more facts on childhood cancer, but you are probably getting a little overwhelmed thinking, “what can I do?” Well, the truth is, there’s a LOT you can do!

First, you can sign the Petition on The Truth 365 website asking Congress to make children a national priority by increasing federal funding for childhood cancer research.

You can volunteer with local organizations such as Stillbrave, Ellie’s Hats, Kyle’s Kamp, Journey4ACure, participate in CureFest on September 20th, or email us to get connected to other many wonderful groups.

 

You can come into Salon Khouri during the month of September and get a haircut or a yellow-gold hair extension. We are donating $1 from every haircut in both our Dulles Landing and Fairfax locations to The Truth 365. We are donating net proceeds from the $10 yellow-gold hair extensions as well! Or, come see us at CureFest to learn more about how to implement a Crazy Hair Day at your school to raise money and awareness for childhood cancers.

Will you promise that you will do just one thing on this list? Then, tell someone about it. Ask them to do one thing too. Let’s keep the movement going! Help us spread awareness!

 

#GoGold