Get This Lived In Look


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Trend Alert From Tamara

Trends with tamara

We asked Tamara, one of our long time nail technicians which nail trends she is seeing for Fall. Hear what she had to say.

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Get The Look: Aurora Girls


We loved the look from our friends over at Aurora Organic Spray Tans during their recent photoshoot!


Some of our team was able to help get them camera ready! If you, like us want to be able to re-create this look at home hear how our Makeup Educator Lexie got this look!

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Changes is the New Black – 3 Makeup Musts

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Celebrate Earth Day with Changes and KEVIN.MURPHY


Earlier this year we had our annual team forward where every department comes together as a team and talk about things that matter to us as individuals, our community, and our guests. Our special guest, Wei-Tai Kwok who is a part of Al Gore’s Climate Change Reality Project, spoke to us about climate change and what we can do to reduce our impact on the planet.


One of the ways we collectively minimize our footprint is by choosing products that give great results and are developed to be environmentally friendly.  KEVIN.MURPHY, a favorite of our team and our guests, searches the world for their ingredients, seeking companies that use micro cultivation, organic growing practices, or ecologically sound wild harvesting techniques to ensure the highest quality and lowest impact on the environment. Kevin, the man behind KEVIN.MURPHY is an official Climate Reality Project Presenter! He contributes a portion of select product sales directly to The Climate Reality Project to lessen our overall global carbon footprint.

As if that isn’t doing enough to help our planet, Kevin also said, “We make every effort to do our part to help the environment by utilizing packaging that is recyclable or biodegradable. We use natural ingredients from sources that are sustainable and renewable and are harvested utilizing methods that do not cause any harm to the environment.”

Here are a few of Team Changes favorite KEVIN.MURPHY products-


Mariela’s fave – The new Shimmer Shine – “I love it because it smells good, helps maintain frizz and it adds mega shine for dry hair, I like to spray it on dry curly hair!”YOUNG.AGAIN_

Lindsey’s fave – Young Again Oil – “I love the oil because it is a treatment oil, you can use it in wet or dry hair. It absorbs invisibly into the hair leaving it silky shiny and soft.”


Ariana’s fave – Night Rider – “I love it because it’s medium to strong hold depending on whether you apply it to wet or dry hair. It has a matte finish that my guests love and it smells really good. The best part is you can’t see it in the hair and it never flakes”



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What’s inside the #LoveEastBayMoms Swag Bag?

MomsInstagram222Changes, in collaboration with some of our fave East Bay people and places, is giving away a Mother’s Day swag bag with more than $3000 of goodies and gift cards! For a chance to win you will need to use Instagram or Facebook:
1.Follow all the participating businesses tagged in the Instagram or Facebook post.
2.Post a picture of your mom on your Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #LoveEastBayMoms and tell us why your mom deserves to win the swag bag.
3.Like this photo or any of the #LoveEastBayMoms photos from participating businesses.
The Winner will be notified via Instagram and Facebook the week after Mom’s Day.

We looked inside the $1,000+ Mother’s Day Swag Bag, and it’s beyond awesome!

The Swag Bag includes:

  • A gift voucher from Changes Salon & Day Spa good for one of these three premiere services: Changes Signature Facial, Spa Manicure and Pedicure, OR Haircut w/ our Olaplex treatment.
  • Four Lesher tickets for the acclaimed musical, Altar Boyz courtesy of Walnut Creek Magazine.
  • A Private, Customized Party for you and 5 of your friends at Aveda.
  • $100 gift card valid for Mascara Look or one month membership from iCandy Eye Salon.
  • $55 gift card for spray tanning + $59 towards Red Light Therapy from Aurora Organic Spray Tans.
  • $100 gift card to IL Fornaio.
  • 1 hour of Life & Empowerment Coaching from Prim Eisemann, Empowerment Coaching.
  • Illuminize chemical peel ($100)+ Skinceutical Hydrating B5 gel ($82) from Allure.
  • $500 off wedding rate and $100 off a family session from Josh Isaacs Photography.
  • $50 gift card to Rocco’s Ristorante Pizzeria courtesy of Darlene Baxter Insurance Agency.
  • $100 gift card to 1515 from the Teresa Zocchi Team at Dudum Real Estate Group.
  • 1 hour design consultation from Form and Function Design Interior Design LLC.
  • $100 gift card for Diane’s Beachwear
  • Renaissance Clubsport is getting you and the family fit with a one month family membership and two club sport tops
  • OC Watch Company is gifting a G Shock Watch in Hot Pink
  • 2 Tickets to June Wine Walk Downtown Walnut Creek courtesy of Walnut Creek Downtown




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Acoustic Body Balancing relaxes your bod

Acoustic Body Balancing relaxes your body, quiets your mind and inspires your soul like a musical massage.

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