Last-Minute Gift Ideas

With Christmas only a few days away, you've probably checked off most of the names on your gift-giving list. You've carefully selected the perfect presents, with the utmost care and consideration. But what do you get for that one person in your life who has everything? If you're still struggling to find a gift with a little "wow" factor, here are a few last-minute ideas that are sure to impress!

Get Ready for the Holidays with Our Favorite Beauty Treatments

With Thanksgiving now in your rear-view, you still have the bulk of festivities to conquer in the coming month. While hot cocoa, festive pajamas, and lots of time spent with loved ones is guaranteed throughout December, you can also guarantee you look and feel your best at every gathering.

Five Spring Beauty Trends To Try Now

With the official advent of spring right around the corner, it’s time to dive into one of our favorite topics: beauty trends. The changing of the seasons is a perfect time to refresh your look, whether that means trying out a new haircut, updating your makeup collection or perfecting your skin care routine. Read on for five spring beauty trends we can’t wait to introduce into our own lives.

Relay for life!

Join our team July 9th walk for a cure! 4-9pm.

Earth Month Champaign

Allure is partnering with Aveda to raise 6.5 million dollars this month for clean water! Our very own Aveda Salon Development Partner, Andrea Wascher inspired our team this past Monday in sharing her experiences and photos of her trip to India. Andrea was able to visit a village in Tilwari India to witness how the money has provided these villages clean water. The money raised for earth month will also be donated to the US to provide safe clean water. Several years ago the donated funds were used for legal fees to stop BP gas from dumping toxic waste into Lake Michegan.

March Charity event.

The girls and I took part in shaving heads to raise money for children with cancer. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity that funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government. The Fuel room raised over $85,000 this year!

2016 Spring Hair Trends!

We attended the Americas Beauty show and discovered the trends for spring! Blunt bangs, pastel hair color, tape-in hair extensions, sleek straight hair and smooth ponytails.

2015 Holiday Vip Party for Allure guests!

Client Appreciation Party! If you are an Allure client we invite you to our party in celebration of your support! Dec 4th 6-9:30pm. Food, Drinks, One night only specials, Aveda Double points rewards and complementary services and music by Stu the piano man!

On the up and up. Formal updos!

“I think of each new season as an evolution, not a change in style.” — Manolo Blahnik There is something timeless about beauty and style. But there is also constant evolution. And the pros know that this calls for constant education.

New Products for Great Hair!

When our favorite brands come out with new products, our stylists can’t wait to try them. As soon as we’re sure these fresh offerings meet our high standards, we’re eager to share them with clients. Here’s what we’re loving right now. It’s all about effortless summer texture. Low-maintenance mane management and curl care, perfect for the road trip, the lake house — or California dreamin’ when you’re stuck at the office.