Helping the Homeless through The Lamb Center and The Good Shepherd Alliance

LambCenter This December, we are again partnering with a tremendous organization in Fairfax called the Lamb Center. The Lamb Center is a group of caring and determined creative problem-solvers who want to make a difference. Their mission is to serve the poor and homeless, transform lives, and share God’s love. In addition to providing hot meals, showers, laundry, resume assistance and other services, The Lamb Center provides much needed counseling that encompasses spiritual, psychological, life and employment dimensions. We urge you to learn more via the website or to volunteer for The Lamb Center. We will be donating $1 from every haircut in December from our Fairfax location to The Lamb Center.

 

For our Dulles Landing location, we wanted to reach out to a Loudoun based non-profit, also with a heart for our homeless. We selected The Good Shepherd Alliance. The Good Shepherd Alliance is a Christian non-profit organization providing help and hope for the homeless and those in need through emergency and transitional housing.GoodShepherdAlliance Their outreach services help lead individuals to self-sufficiency and self-worth. The Good Shepherd Alliance views their clients as individuals and seeks to create relationships with them. Unfortunately,  many view the homeless as problems that need to be resolved. We will be donating $1 from every haircut in December from our Dulles Landing location to this tremendous non-profit. Please visit their website to learn more or to learn about volunteer opportunities with them.

 

Helping feed our local brothers and sisters!

It’s so easy to take things for granted when we have abundance, particularly when it comes to a basic necessity such as food. However, this isn’t the reality for all. In fact, there are many of your neighbors who are struggling to have food to put on their tables each night. We have such a heart for local organizations who are ensuring our brothers and sisters are nourished. This November, we are donating $1 from every haircut to two wonderful, local non-profits who are ensuring that our neighbors have food on the table. Our Fairfax location is partnering once again with Our Daily Bread Fairfax, and our Dulles Landing location is partnering with Dulles South Food Pantry.

We will also be collecting food at both location for donation to the respective non-profits. A complete list of most wanted items for Our Daily Bread Fairfax can be found here, while a list of most wanted items for Dulles South Food pantry can be found here.

Both organizations have amazing outreach to our community and help ensure that those in need are fed while at the same time, promoting self-sufficiency to those served. Please take a moment to learn about each organization from their websites by clicking their respective logos below. Our hope is you will be encouraged by the good they do to help them continue to do so!

 

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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.

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