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The Annual Small Business Saturday!

It’s the annual holiday shopping tradition that gets communities everywhere out in support of their favorite small businesses. This year, Small Business Saturday falls on Nov 24. Small Business Saturday is a nationwide event, created by American Express.  In an effort to support local shops that make communities strong, American Express launched Small Business Saturday® on the Saturday after…

Fall Plans at Debony Salon!

Dear Friends, Many of you have been asking, and we’ve listened!  You have been inquiring about medical spa services: Where do we go?  Who do you recommend? We are thrilled to begin work with Dr. Edwin Giron starting on the 27th of September.  Welcome Dr. Giron!! Often there are lots of questions surrounding these services.…

Join Us at the European Fashion Avenue Grand Opening!

One of our clients, Karolina Plociennik, has opened a shopping boutique in Settlers Green Outlet Village. Karolina has been working on the inception of “European Fashion Avenue” for years now, and we have always enjoyed hearing about this specific dream of hers when she would come into the salon. The day is finally here and we…

Debony Salon Creates Careers in Mt. Washington Valley

Debony Salon, is graduating its seventh Apprentice, Jaimie Crawford, from its Apprenticeship program! Crawford’s graduation marks a turning point in this program, and Debony Salon will be opening its doors to more Apprenticeship Opportunities in hopes of creating an educational hot-spot where applicants can learn to become licensed Cosmetologists and Estheticians at home in the…

A Time of Graduation

Dear Friends… Greetings!   I wrote this letter to you all from the airport in Philadelphia, last week.  I traveled to celebrate my nephew’s graduation. I know this time of year has many of you doing the same.  I can remember my own graduation as if it was yesterday. The amazing sense of wonder that…

We’ve Been Nominated for Best of the Valley!

Dear Friends… Greetings! The warm weather has finally sprung at Debony Salon, and so have the gardens!  Talented gardener, Phil Spinney, has outdone himself this spring. We really needed to see some early color after a long March and April and boy oh boy! Phil really delivered.  Thanks Phil for the beautiful flowers! This time…

A Season of Change at Debony Salon!

Dear Friends… Hello to All, This past month has been quite a roller coaster ride.  After a little over eight years, and with heavy hearts we are saying goodbye to Andy Emery.  Andy has been a staple of this team. It has been my pleasure to watch her grow in this business.  We will miss…

A Farewell

Hello to All, This past month has been quite a roller coaster ride.  After a little over eight years, and with heavy hearts we are saying goodbye to Andy Emery.  Andy has been a staple of this team. It has been my pleasure to watch her grow in this business.  We will miss her. We…

March Newsletter

Greetings! There is much to talk about for the future of Debony Salon, it’s staff, and its customers!  As many of you may have heard through the grapevine, we are hoping to give the salon and spa a face lift. Well it’s a little more than a facelift but that is still to be determined.…

Spring Featured Artist Event

Think Spring with Featured Artist, Sarah Jette!  Back from New York City for a quick visit, Sarah Jette is paying the salon a visit and imparting her extensive knowledge of make-up with us! Book Your Appointment and Join us on Saturday, March 17th from 11:00 – 3:00pm And Enjoy… 30 | 30 | 30 Makeup…

Finding Your Perfect Shade

Your foundation is the rock of your make-up. Just like building a house, you want the foundation to be solid. It’s the same for the product and shade you choose to wear as your make-up base. Foundation creates an even skin-tone and helps conceal any discoloration. It provides a balanced palate to build upon with…

Our Mission at the Salon!

Dear Friends… Last month I had planned to take a quick vacation to Colorado.  Bruce was scheduled to be out there to work the Ski Industry of America trade show so I thought I would join him and go skiing. Unfortunately,  that didn’t work out because there was very little snow.  So I chose to…

Battle the Winter Skin Blues

Here at Debony Salon, we stand pretty solid in the feeling that winter is great. We love to ski, hike, and snowshoe; and many of us are also embarking on the journey of teaching our kids to ski. This means a great deal of time spent on the bunny slopes as we encourage our young…

A Year in Review at Debony Salon!

Dear Friends, Greetings! We have had an exciting year here at Debony Salon.  There is never a dull moment.  It has been a year filled with growth.  In our salon fa   mily, joined by Krista, Kendra, and Melissa; as well as the teams’ families at home with the arrival of Alice Kenney, and the…

Greetings from Cancun!

The girls of Debony Salon hung up their aprons and took a trip to Mexico! If you’ve joined us at the salon these last few months, you may have heard us mention an impending vacation to Cancun, Mexico. One of our partner companies, L’anza Healing Haircare, hosts an annual event called the B.I.G (Believe.Inspire.Grow) event.…

Happy Holidaze from Debony Salon!

Debony Salon is gearing up for the holidays and with the last two mini snow-storms it really does feel like we’re leaving fall behind and coming into one of the best season’s of all. (Well, at least in Debony’s opinion!) We’re always so appreciative of our guests who make Debony Salon part of their holiday…

Small Business Saturday 2017

Debony Salon is participating in Small Business Saturday! Launched by American Express, Small Business Saturday is a U.S. Senate recognized day that rallies around communities and their locally-owned economy. Small business owners can come together to provide a unique shopping experience that celebrates the strength and importance of entrepreneurs and the guests and clients that…

Join Us for Beauty School 101 – Jane Iredale Night!

The third installment of our Beauty 101 series is here! Mark your calendars for Beauty School 101 – Jane Iredale 101! When: Wednesday, November 15th 3:00pm – 6:00pm Enjoy… Mini make-up applications We’re offering 30 minute make-up application appointments, for $20.00 where your $20.00 payment will act as a credit toward your same-day Jane Iredale…

What Beauty School 101 Can Do for You

When you feel better, you do better. Within all of us is the ability to achieve anything we want. Regardless of our goals whether they are family-focused, athletically derived or career driven, we can do anything we put our minds to. We just need to believe it. It is with that belief that Debony Salon…

L’ANZA and BIO IONIC GIVEAWAY!

Enter to Win! We love to keep things fresh and fun, here at Debony Salon! Every month we want you to be surprised by the new and exciting events, products, services and knowledge we have too offer you! Which is why we’re so excited to partner with L’ANZA and Bio Ionic tools to offer one…

Fall Fun at Debony Salon!

Dear Friends, Conversations at Debony Salon are colored with many nuances this time of year.  Some people are sad to see the warmth of summer go.  Some are concerned about the light, and the shortening days.  Some people feel the stress to wrap things up, and get chores done.  Then there are others, who turn…

Beauty School 101 – Transformation Edition!

Debony Salon and Spruce Hurricane are joining forces to bring you this “Transformation Edition” of Beauty School 101! When: Wednesday, October 11th, 4-8pm Where: Spruce Hurricane, 2655 White Mountain Highway   Grab a gal-friend and Enjoy…   Complimentary mini make-up applications.   Shop Spruce Hurricane’s fall and winter collections 15% off Jane Iredale make-up and…

A Tribute to the Employees of the Valley

Dear Friends, Just recently, my favorite local columnist Ann Bennett referred to these days as the “dog days of August”. Yes folks, we have officially arrived in the “dog days of August”. Here, in the Valley that means just when you were thinking “July seems a little slow…,” August comes in like a Lion! In…

Are You Debony Salon’s Next Apprentice?!

We’re always expanding and looking for new ways and new stylists to provide excellent salon services. We pride ourselves on growth through education, and our close relationship with our customers and community.  The State of New Hampshire recognizes Debony Salon as an apprenticing salon, with the valuable privilege of being able to train individuals in-salon…

Help Debony Salon Find its Next Apprentice!

Dear Friends, I hope everyone had a great Fourth! I can’t believe July is already here!  Hoping you are all finding time to enjoy this short season, or maybe it’s the time of year where you are “making hay while the sun shines”!  OK, with the downpour from last week, forget I said sunshine.  But,…

May Newsletter

Dear Friends, This month we are planning a first in a series of unique, educational events happening at Debony Salon!  On August 23rd, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm, join us for Debony Salon’s “Beauty School 101” night, which is a ladies night with a focus on tips and tricks that make a big difference in how…

Beauty School 101 at Debony Salon!

When: August 23rd, 3:00pm to 6:00pm What: We’re here to de-mystify YOUR beauty questions and give you easy to use tips and tricks to achieve in salon looks in your own bathroom! Are you struggling to achieve a voluminous blow-out or beach wave curls using your flat iron? Trying to figure out how to create…

Events at Debony Salon

Debony Salon has an amazing line-up of events coming up this summer and taking us into fall! Stay tuned to this page as we are constantly updating event details and adding new events! We hope you can join us for one or for all!   When: August 23rd, 3:00pm – 6:00pm What: The girls will…

Why You Need the L’anza Ultimate Treatment.

We’re excited to present a completely new treatment that has been formulated specifically for our back-bar: the L’anza Ultimate Treatment. This treatment is an in-salon treatment that can’t be replicated at home with every-day shampoos and conditioners. It’s a three-step treatment made up of a chelating shampoo, deep treatment and a protectant. This service can…

Summer Toes and Fingers!

Warmer weather means baring parts of ourselves that we’ve kept hidden throughout the winter months; like our toes and fingers! Bundled in boots and gloves to brave the cold, it’s likely that our skin needs some major TLC as we move into spring and summer. We have many pedicure and manicure options to help get…

Apprentice Diaries: The Power of Practice

If you’ve been in or around the salon – physically or virtually – you know we’ve been preparing for the Catwalk for Clean Water, presented by Aveda. It’s an event we look forward to each year. It challenges us as stylists and as artists, and allows us to stretch our wings in a way that…

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April Newsletter

Dear Friends, As many of you know, this month brought competition to Debony Salon. This is the third year that we have put together a team to bring our best creation to the Aveda runway for Clean Water. This event is held as a fundraiser for the nonprofit organization. The event not only allows us…

2017 Catwalk for Clean Water

It’s that time of year again!  The 2017 “Catwalk for Clean Water” presented by Aveda is coming up on April 2, 2017, at the Liberty Hotel in Boston. You’re invited to join us for the fun!  This is an annual fundraiser to provide access to clean water, regionally and globally, by bringing together salons from…

March and The Apprentice at Debony Salon!

Dear Friends, Greetings! The headline of the news here at Debony Salon is a grand welcome to the newest licensed cosmetologist, Sarah Jette.  Sarah completed the Apprentice program in record time, and we are so proud of her!  Come to the salon this month and help us celebrate Sarah as she launches her career in…

Apprentice Diaries, 3: Eyebrows, eyebrows, eyebrows.

I’ve always been a three-product girl when it came to make-up. I have my foundation, my mascara and my turquoise eyeliner. (A color that I’ve been wearing religiously for the past seven years. So much so, that it has become somewhat of a superstitious act if I don’t wear it.) Regardless of whether I wake…

February 2017 – Newsletter

Dear Friends, As a business owner, the calendar year is marked by many things. Holidays and Hallmark holidays create a call to action, prompting us to create something engaging that can be gifted. As it turns out, February belongs to our Presidents and St. Valentine! I know about our presidents, but it brought to wonder:…

It’s all about YOU this month!

In honor of YOU this Valentine’s Day, we have created a day of pampering in our spa. Book a package from our Valentine’s Day menu below, for yourself, a loved one or bring a friend in for a day focused on self-care! We’ll also be offering mini make-up services, complimentary, as available. Call 603-383-9366 or…

Pantone’s Color of the Year, Greenery.

Dear Friends, Happy 2017!  Working with this group of young aspiring women certainly keeps me on my toes!  They are forever pushing me towards new apps, staying up to date with my phone, music, fashion, and so much more!  It has been brought to my attention by the girls that Pantone, the authority in color,…

What is a Make-up Artist?

Dear Friends, What is a make-up artist? By definition, at the end of the day, it means working with people and getting to a place where you can build a repore, spoken or unspoken. It means both the artist and the client not being afraid to seek a look that is empowering. Cosmetics are such…

Big, Bold Lashes

If there’s one quick tip for enhancing your face, without spending hours in front of the mirror, it would be to focus on your lashes. Big, beautiful lashes, not only completely change the way your natural or your made-up face looks, but it also draws attention to your eyes and helps bring them into laser-focus.…

Small Business Saturday

We’re celebrating ShopSmallSaturday on November 26th!! As a small business that is going on twelve years of being open, we have to reflect on all that it took to get here. All the late nights, the trial and error, the courage to put the open sign out front and the loyalty of our clients to…

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Why I Love November

Dear Friends, I love November!  Things sort of slip from the frantic pace of trying to capture those waning fall days and fleeting Indian Summer moments into warm days in the house with the wood stove going, storing food from the garden, unpacking winter clothes, and spending time in the crisp woods. November in New…

Un-complicate Your Curls

What does a healthy curl have? It has hydration, strength and definition. How do we get this? By taking proper care of our curls and using the right products. When we see shiny, moveable curls, we know they’ve been hydrated properly and that they’re not brittle and dry. Did you know when your hair becomes frizzy…

Hair Color Gone Viral

Debony Salon is an ever-changing entity, always keeping up with current trends and education, bringing its clients the best in services and products.

Lip Service

It’s been twenty-plus years since we were living knee-deep in the high hair, bright colors and big fashion of the 1980’s and 1990’s.

Real Beauty

We hope you’ll join us in celebration and/or support of your own personal battle or survival through the Making Strides Against Cancer Breast Cancer Walk.

Move Toward Balance with Tulasara Facials!

With a customized facial at Debony Salon, we do more than give TLC to your skin.

September Newsletter, 2016

I closed last month’s newsletter with the word “Tulasara”, which is Sanskrit for moving towards balanced, and I promised to expand upon that in this month’s newsletter.

Run Circles Around Your Under-Eye Circles

Under-eye circles are a huge pain. No matter how hard you try, it can feel as though the blue and red hues that make-up those pesky dark circles peek through even the most pristine make-up.

Way More than 50 Shades!

We’re becoming hair wizards here at Debony Salon, and have just introduced “Urban Shock” colors into our color repertoire.

Apprentice Diaries, 2

Who knew that what I want out of life, directly correlates to what I want out of my Cosmetology Apprenticeship?

Ayurveda 101

A big part of what sets AVEDA apart is its relationship with Ayurvedic practices.

August Newsletter, 2016

Greetings from the height of summer!

The Apprentice Diaries, 1

Debony Salon, is unique in many ways and one of them being that it’s a working salon.

Debony Salon Blow-Out Menu

Our girls at the salon are total artists when it comes to using a brush and blow dryer.

July Newsletter, 2016

This letter, I’m sure, is finding your summer in full swing! I know it has been here at Debony Salon! We have been busy with services to prep you for graduations, and year end celebrations!

June Newsletter, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Dear Friends, Spring has finally sprung!  Even though the winter and the spring have not met most of our expectations, I still find myself feeling the same way that I feel every year.   I am always a little sad that winter is fleeting, (it’s my favorite time of year), and full of wonder that spring…

Cocktailing…Not Just After-Hours Drinks

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Cocktailing doesn’t just have to do with  mixing the perfect after-work drink. This concept is alive and well in the salon industry. Combining the perfect styling products is an art in itself. A crucial link in constructing and maintaining the perfect cut, color and style is the products you use. Every stylist at Debony Salon has their favorite…

Creating Your Foundation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Finding the right combination of coverage, when it comes to your make-up and foundation needs, can be an interesting journey. Whether you’re looking to cover acne or just even out skin tone, finding the right foundation is critical in your skin care and make-up routine. Debony Salon works with a variety of clients from brides to…

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‘Tis the Season

While sand and sun may be the big signs that summer has started, there are other hints that warmer weather is here to stay. Here, at Debony Salon, we know summer has unofficially started when the lace, flowers and bling flow freely at the salon; and that to us means wedding season has arrived! Debony…

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Hair Extensions

Yes, Debony Salon is in the business of cutting hair, but it can also make your hair longer. Through the use of hair extensions, you have the ability to add up to eighteen inches of real hair to your look. Working with ‘Satin Strands,’ the hair extensions are made up of real, human hair. Using…

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Debony Salon Has a New Look!

Debony Salon is going on twelve years old and over those years the salon has grown and nestled into it’s place in the community. Starting out as a one woman show in the white house on 16A, Debony created a sanctuary for all of her clients. Creating an eclectic space filled with unique art, antiques…

Recharging

The months of April, May and June act as our own summer vacation, as we recharge and fill up the well, before a busy summer of welcoming thousands of visitors. While we work hard at Debony Salon for a successful summer it’s important to take some time for ourselves before we go into full gear.…

From Long Hair to Short Hair

We all get into our routines. The same can be said about our beauty rituals. We find the perfect products that support our signature looks and become so conditioned to seeing them that we find it hard to imagine ourselves looking any other way. But, routine can eventually become mundane, and we find ourselves looking…

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Earth Day, Every Day at Debony Salon

We’ve all been paying extra attention to the Earth throughout the month of April as we celebrated Earth Month and Earth Day. Here at Debony Salon, we want to extend the celebration and praise the Earth all day, every day. So, we have some special Earth Day specials to do just that! Did you know…

Debony Salon Wins “Best Overall” for the Second Year in a Row

After months of preparation and hard work, Debony Salon headed to Boston on April 3rd to compete in the AVEDA “Catwalk for Clean Water” fashion show and fundraiser. Hosted at The Liberty Hotel, Debony Salon faced seventeen salons from throughout New England, all vying for  “Best Make-up,” “Best Hair,” “Best Costume” and “Best Overall.” Having…

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Best Sunscreen Under the Sun at Debony Salon

Debony Salon cares a lot about skin and know that the seasons can be challenging when it comes to skin protection. Just as important as it is to ensure we’re drinking enough water, staying moisturized and using the right cleansers; sun protection is also a priority.   We work hard at finding skin care products that…

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Customized Facials at Debony Salon

Do you ever wish people listened to you more? With a customized facial at Debony Salon, we do more than give TLC to your skin. We listen to you. To what your day is like, your habits and what you want to achieve most for your skin. Every piece of information you share with us…

Let Your Blow-Out Take You Places!

How can a simple blow-dryer offer such a dramatic look? The journey of a great blow-out begins with the right products to achieve voluminous hair. Here at Debony Salon, we’re featuring MoroccanOil’s “StyleScapes” blow out. Inspired by four different parts of the world, the Sahara, Vienna, Ibiza and Casablana, the range of these four different styles can be achieved with…

Achieve A Smokey Eye

On my bucket list is perfecting the ‘Smokey Eye Look.’ No matter how hard I practice, I end up with two black eyes that are more reminiscent of raccoons. Finally resigning myself that perhaps my talents will never land with eyeliner and shadow, I sat down with Debony Salon Cosmetologist, Sarah Jette. Not only has…

Join Debony Salon as it Defends its Title on the Catwalk

Join Debony Salon on April 3rd at the Liberty Hotel in Boston as it defends its winning title in the  AVEDA “Catwalks for Water” fashion show. Presenting their technical skills in hair, make-up and fashion, the salon will compete against other salons throughout the country for Best Overall, Best in Costume, Best in Hair and…

Blair’s Favorite Brushes

At Debony Salon our talent reaches far beyond the hair-dresser chair. While we love to cut, color and style our client’s hair, we also love to take the process of helping someone feel their best. Which means knowing everything there is to know about the art of make-up application. Here at the salon, we work…

Love Your Color and Get $25.00 of your next treatment

We’re excited for our newest endeavor with Aveda; an exclusive relationship with their hair color system, full spectrum™. Now at Debony Salon, we offer all color services using this new treatment formula only. This new color system, full spectrum™ is 96% naturally derived permanent hair color. You can choose from shade choices that encompass everything…

Let your New Year begin with new skin

It’s that time of year again, where the age-old saying “New Year, New Me” comes out to play. Eating, feeling and living better may be the focus of your 2016 intentions. For Debony Salon, we’re all about starting the New Year fresh and for us, that means standing firmly rooted in using high-quality product lines that not…

Skin Accumax, the greenest thing on the shelves

It’s no secret that “Going Green” is all the rage. Not only is it a great way to show the Environment you love her, but it’s also a great way to show yourself some love too. Part of our daily practice at Debony Salon is using products that give back to the Earth and nourish…

Our Journey To The Green Carpet Fashion Show

I feel like I’ve always had a goal in front of me.  Something I’ve chosen.  Something I have been in pursuit of.  I wanted to be a hairdresser.  I wanted to elevate my skills through education, and experience.  I wanted to educate others.  I wanted to own my own shop.  But what next?  What next…