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With pumpkin spice lattes comes pumpkin spice hair color season. As the weather cools and the leaves turn color, women are opting for rich, warm autumnal tones to take their hair from summer to fall and beyond. Changing up your hair color is a great way to complement the fashions of the season. At Claude Thomas Salon & Spa, we can help you achieve your ideal fall balayage hair colors in Palatine, IL. Read on for some of our new favorite, trendy hair colors—and if the names make you hungry, you’re not alone: Golden honey: Using balayage to add this... View Article

When the weather changes, our clients start going dark—in terms of their hair color, that is. There’s something about the fall and winter that makes many of us turn to a more dramatic look. Deep reds and plums are topping the 2019 fall hair trends in Palatine, IL, and we think they’re colors that can carry you straight through spring. When deciding which new shade(s) might be right for you, it’s important to take into account your skin color and tone. There’s a red and plum for every person, but what looks good on your best friend might not be... View Article

Creating highlights in your hair is a great way to lighten up for spring and fall, add rich caramel tones for fall or even blend your grays in with your natural color. Many salon colorists rely on foil highlighting, which is the most widely-used method of blonding. However, foil highlighting doesn’t just involve slapping some bleach onto your hair and wrapping it in kitchen foil—otherwise, why pay an expert when you could achieve the same results at home? (Spoiler: you can’t.) Professional colorists train extensively so that they can make your hair look as flawless as possible. Whether you’re looking... View Article

If you’re dealing with hair loss, you may be wondering what sort of treatments are available for you to correct the issue. You should always consult with a doctor before undergoing any type of hair loss treatment at a hair salon in Palatine, IL. They’ll want to conduct some tests to determine which treatments will work best for you. These tests could include blood tests (which may find medical conditions related to your hair loss), a scalp biopsy, a light microscopy and a pull test, which involves pulling some of your hairs to see how many come out. Here are... View Article

Your skin does a whole lot of work to protect you, so it’s important you repay it in kind by giving it the protection and rejuvenation it needs to stay healthy. There are a variety of types of spa treatments you can undergo to keep your skin looking and feeling great. Here are just a few examples of some of those types of skin treatments you might obtain from a spa in Palatine, IL: Microdermabrasion: Microdermabrasion is used to remove some light acne scars and age spots. This is one of the most popular anti-wrinkle treatments you’ll find at spas... View Article