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New Year, Same Magic

Well, folks, 2020 was a wild ride—but our community turned the ups and downs into a beautiful adventure. As we head into the new year with a fresh perspective, all of us at Gaia Salon (the very best salon in Manhattan, KS) want to take a moment to thank everyone who rallied behind us. We… Read more »

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WELCOME TO OUR NEW SITE!

Just like a hairstyle needs to be revamped every once in a while to stay with the trends, so does a website. Gaia Salon is pleased to announce our new website – with more features for easier booking, gifting, and browsing! Take a look around.

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Sweet or Spicy?

Do you like your lips sweet or spicy? Aveda has launched TWO new lip lines with a bounty of delicious colors! The biggest difference?  All the latest Aveda colors are now completely Vegan (no longer using beeswax) plus they’re 93% naturally derived. Feed My Lips Color Balm adds a liquid lipstick to Aveda’s offerings.  It… Read more »

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Kurt Kueffner—Honing Technique and Emphasizing Relationship

This weekend, Gaia hosted a class for designers to learn from men’s grooming standard-setter Kurt Kueffner. Kurt has training in both barbering and cosmetology, but over the last twenty years, his energy has been focused on raising the bar in men’s grooming.  Most notably, Kurt established the Grooming Collective in August 2018.  The Grooming Collective… Read more »

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Make Every Day a Work of Art

One of my favorite things about working at Gaia is making myself a work of art every day. Admittedly there are mornings when I’m in a hurry and wish I didn’t have to make the effort. But all in all, working in an atmosphere that encourages and empowers everyday aesthetics has been delightful.  Gaia has… Read more »

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No-Wash Wonders

Some days are busier than others. And one of the easiest ways to shave some time off your morning routine (while reducing our water and energy consumption!) is to skip washing your hair… Depending on your hair type, washing it every other day or even just two or three times a week is actually beneficial. … Read more »

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Expand your Margins

We’ve all been encouraged to “expand your horizons.”  Everywhere we look, we’re encouraged to try new things. Live life to the full.  Leave no stone unturned. Do more! I’m all for staying open to new experiences, but what about expanding your margins? What? What does it mean to expand your margins? Just like a page… Read more »

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Super-Quick Summer Frizz-Tamers

So you don’t have time in your schedule to come in for a Brazillian blowout…  What’s a girl to do? While we love the long-lasting results of a Brazilian, never fear!  We have three super-quick frizz-fighting options to choose from instead… In the Salon: 1) Botanical Hair Treatment An Aveda exclusive, we call this service… Read more »

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High-Tech Hydration from AVEDA

Have you tried the latest creation from Aveda?  Sap Moss shampoo and conditioner offer high-tech hydration for all hair types with responsibly-sourced plant-based components.   How it works: Positively charged and negatively charged ingredients in the shampoo attract together to keep the cuticle smoothed down and saturated with moisture. The conditioner’s ingredients target micro-damaged areas… Read more »

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