Coffin, almond, what do nail shapes mean?! | Prép Beauty Parlour

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Whether you’re a regular at manicures or are looking for nail inspiration on instagram, you’ve probably heard the terms… coffin nails, almond nails, stiletto nails and more… but what if you’re not fully immersed in the world of beauty (or even if you are!) it can be confusing to keep up with all the new trends and know the meanings to all these words. Here is a little cheat sheet you can use to show your nail technician for you next appointment, use as some nail inspiration, or just to learn a little more!

What are terms like coffin nails, almond nails and stiletto nails even referring to?

These are all describing the shape of the nail! At Prép we work with gel extensions, and after your nail technician has crafted the extension she can now shape the nail to whatever suits your preferences.

Stiletto nails

Stiletto nails are very fierce! They are typically long and pointy… looking something similar to this gel extension set done by Kiyomi! Stiletto’s are a shape that you do need to have long nails for, so most ladies usually get their gel extensions shaped like this and it is less common for your natural nails to be shaped this way! (Unless you have very long and strong natural nails!).

Coffin nails or Ballerina nails

Coffin/ ballerina nails are Kylie Jenner’s signature nail style and by far the most popular shape! They slightly squared but tapered at the ends which elongates your hands and makes them look longer. They also add some extra room for nail art, if that’s your thing!

Almond nails

Almond nails are also quite popular and they resemble what they sound like… almonds! This shape is more rounded compared to the coffin nails (and especially compared to the stiletto nails) but are still tapered at the end unlike “rounded nails” (that’s coming up!).  Almond nails look more natural and don’t require super long nails… you still need some length but you can wear them on your natural nails!

Square nails

 

Square nails look exactly how they sound like… square! They are the same as coffin nails, except they aren’t tapered at the ends.

Round nails

Rounded nails are the most natural nail shape you can get! They work perfectly with either long nails or short nails, on gel extensions or on natural nails.

Do you have any questions? Don’t hesitate to contact us at 604-764-6452!


♡ Prép Beauty Parlour is located at 1305 Burrard Street in beautiful downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. We specialize in nails, eyelash extensions, waxing, event/bridal hair & makeup. We’d love to hear from you! Email inquiries to info@prepbeautyparlour.com. Call us at 604-764-6452. Check out our 5 Star Yelp page here ♡ 

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What is brow lamination? Brow laminating at Prép Beauty Parlour

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Brow lamination… a beauty trend that originally came from the UK but has taken over western social media! You must of come across it at some point on your instagram explore page, but what actually is it and how does it work?

What is brow lamination?

Brow lamination uses your natural brows to lift them and smoothes them in a vertical direction… if you have any gaps or thinning in your brows, this takes care of it! It grooms them in one direction so you can wake up with beautiful brows that you don’t need to fill in. For blonder ladies, pair this off with a tint and you will be all ready to go!

This client is showing off her transformation after her brow lamination and a yumi lash lift! She almost looks like a different person right? Eyes and brows both are important features on your face… beauty guru’s say that brows shape your face so with the perfect brows you will be all set. To read more about the Yumi lash lift and tint click here 

What materials do you use?

Just like there are many different brands of lash lifts, there are many brands that you can use for brow laminating. At Prép we use the YUMI brand lift… so what does this mean? YUMI is a European brand and has the least amount of harsh chemicals and is the healthiest for both your lashes and brows… lifts also last longer with YUMI! ♡

Who can get their brow’s laminated?

A brow lamination can be fit for anybody! Weather you want to hide some gaps or thinning brows or make your brows look thicker or if you just want to wake up to perfectly groomed brows! Brow lamination can be a fit for you.

How long does brow laminating take?

About an hour! With results lasting 4-8 weeks ♡

Weather it is thinning brows, gaps in your brows, or you just want your brows to look more lifted and fuller without committing to other more permanent services like micro blading, brow lamination may work for you!

Check out this video of Shayna demonstrating the step to step process of how brow lamination works:

Click here to watch

Have any questions or want to book your appointment? Don’t hesitate to contact us! 604-764-6452


♡ Prép Beauty Parlour is located at 1305 Burrard Street in beautiful downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. We specialize in nails, eyelash extensions, waxing, event/bridal hair & makeup. We’d love to hear from you! Email inquiries to info@prepbeautyparlour.com. Call us at 604-764-6452. Check out our 5 Star Yelp page here ♡ 

Don’t forget to follow and like our Instagram and Facebook pages! https://www.facebook.com/prepbeautyparlour Check out our YUMI Lash lift instagram page here

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Covid-19 Re-opening update | Prép Beauty Parlour |

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We have missed you all! We are getting closer and closer to reopening Prép… we cannot wait to see you all again! We currently do not have a concrete date, but we are aiming for June 1st if health officials clear us to open up again. When we open, our top priority will be keeping all of our staff and clients safe and we will be implementing new regulations to make sure everybody stays safe.♡  

What we will be doing to keep our staff and clients safe:

♡  No cash payments – we encourage contactless payments! We will be disinfecting the debit machines between each client.

♡  Everybody will be required to wear a face mask to their appointments. Our technicians will have masks and shields to keep everyone safe!

♡  We ask that you only come in for your appointment time. To make sure we are still social distancing, we will be closing the waiting room.

♡  We will be taking less appointments at a time, and the lash technicians will be spaced out to every other bed. Spots are low and inquiries are high so make sure to get your name on our waitlist here!

♡  We will be adding hand sanitizing stations around the salon for our guests and staff.

♡  We will be changing the bed sheets between every client. To keep you comfortable, we will switch the towel on top of our pillows between every appointment so it is fresh for each client.

♡ We will be doing a deep clean of the salon everyday. 

♡ We will be keeping a close eye and make sure we follow all the instructions from health officials! We will all get through this together! 

Questions?

Please do not hesitate to contact us! Don’t forget to get your name on our waitlist to be the first to know when we reopen!


♡ Prép Beauty Parlour is located at 1305 Burrard Street in beautiful downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. We specialize in nails, eyelash extensions, waxing, event/bridal hair & makeup. We’d love to hear from you! Email inquiries to info@prepbeautyparlour.com. Call us at 604-764-6452. Check out our 5 Star Yelp page here ♡ 

Don’t forget to follow and like our Instagram and Facebook pages! https://www.facebook.com/prepbeautyparlour Check out our YUMI Lash lift instagram page here

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EyEnvy FAQ

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You may have heard lot’s about “EyEnvy” recently… but what exactly is it and how does it work? Keep reading to have all your questions answered!

Q: What is EyEnvy?

EyEnvy is a lash (and brow) growth serum. The end looks like a flimsy eyeliner brush which you

use to apply on your lash line.

Q: How do you use EyEnvy?

To apply EyEnvy, first you want to shake the bottle a few times. Next, wipe off any excess product on the rim about 3 times; this will make sure you have just the perfect amount as you don’t want too much! Next, apply the product on your lash line (just like an eyeliner) and do so for both eyes. Important note! Make sure to not double dip between the two eyes. For the first 3 months, use EyEnvy everyday in the morning. After 3 months, use it every other day just to maintain your results.

Q: Why does EyEnvy need to be used in the morning?

Studies have shown that using EyEnvy in the morning decreases the chance that you will have any sensitivity to the product.

Q: When will I see results?

You should start to see results in 4-6 weeks. Full results will be achieved in 3 months. The trick is to use it everyday for the best results! After you have your luscious long lashes in 3 months, use EyEnv

y every other day to make sure you maintain your perfect lashes.

Q: How long will one bottle last?

Prép carries the larger bottle (3.5mL). This bottle will last you about 6-12 months.

Q: How do you maintain results?

After you have your full results in 3 months, make sure to use EyEnvy every other day to maintain!

Q: Can you use mascara/makeup with EyEnvy?

Yes you can! Just allow 1-2 minutes for the EyEnvy to dry first and then go ahead!

Q: Is EyEnvy safe during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?

It is recommended to not use EyEnvy when pregnant or breastfeeding since the effects haven’t been tested.

Q: Can you use EyEnvy while wearing lash extensions?

Yes you can! Just make sure to wait at least 48 hours after your lash re-fill or full set before using EyEnvy. It’s great to use EyEnvy while you have your extensions on because your natural lashes will be growing and healthy while you still have your extensions on! How full your eyelash extensions can be depends on the natural state of your lashes. Longer and fuller lashes means you can get fuller lash extension sets as well!

Q: Can you use EyEnvy with contact lenses?

Yes! Just wait 15 minutes after you applied EyEnvy to put in your contacts.

Q: What are the ingredients in EyEnvy?

Water (Aqua), Myristoyl Pentapeptide 17, Butylene Glycol, Dextran, Acetyl Tetrapeptide 3, Trifolium Pratense (Clover) Flower Extract, Glycerin, Panthenol, Sodium Citrate, Leuconostroc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Polysorbate 20, Gluconolactone, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Benzoate, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Propylene Glycol, Yeast Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium PCA, Sodium Lactate, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Arginine, Aspartic Acid, PCA, Hydrolyzed Glycosaminoglycans, Glycine, Alanine, Serine, Valine, Isoleucine, Proline, Threonine, Tocopheryl Acetate, Histidine, Phenylalanine, Sodium Hyaluronate, Arctostaphylosa Uva-Ursi Leaf Extract, Magnisium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Phenoxyethanol, Benzoic Acid, Sodium, Metabisulfite, Triethanolamine.

Q: Where can I buy some EyEnvy?

EyEnvy is a salon exclusive, meaning it can’t be ordered online! Luckily, Prép is doing contact-free deliveries of EyeEnvy during the Covid-19 pandemic. You can contact us calling or texting 604-764-6452 to order your own!

Do you have anymore questions about EyEnvy? Don’t hesitate to contact us!

For an EyEnvy tutorial video, click here


♡ Prép Beauty Parlour is located at 1305 Burrard Street in beautiful downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. We specialize in nails, eyelash extensions, waxing, event/bridal hair & makeup. We’d love to hear from you! Email inquiries to info@prepbeautyparlour.com. Call us at 604-764-6452. Check out our 5 Star Yelp page here ♡ 

Don’t forget to follow and like our Instagram and Facebook pages! https://www.facebook.com/prepbeautyparlour Check out our YUMI Lash lift instagram page here

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Time for your beauty appointment? How to get on our waitlist now! | Prép Beauty Parlour

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It’s about time for that manicure, lash re-fill, brow appointment, or just about anything beauty! As we do our job to stay closed and allow the COVID-19 pandemic curve to fall, we are preparing for our (hopeful near future!) re-opening! The health and safety of both our client’s and staff will be our highest priority, and with that we will be implementing steps to ensure that everyone is kept safe. ♡

♡Why create a waitlist?

We have had tons of inquiries recently! Although we aren’t sure when we will be re-opening, we know that once we do, we will have to take extra precautions to make sure everybody visiting the salon is safe. Some things we will be implementing (for example, booking extra time in-between clients to make sure our technicians have time to wash their hands and sanitize their stations), we will need some extra time. We want to make sure we can get everybody in for their appointments in a timely manner once we re-open, so a waitlist will help us to do just that!

♡How do I get my name on the waitlist?

To get your name on the waitlist, you can either call or text us at 604-764-6452 or click here 


♡ Prép Beauty Parlour is located at 1305 Burrard Street in beautiful downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. We specialize in nails, eyelash extensions, waxing, event/bridal hair & makeup. We’d love to hear from you! Email inquiries to info@prepbeautyparlour.com. Call us at 604-764-6452. Check out our 5 Star Yelp page here ♡ 

Don’t forget to follow and like our Instagram and Facebook pages! https://www.facebook.com/prepbeautyparlour Check out our YUMI Lash lift instagram page here

Ready to book your next appointment with us? Click here!