You Beauty studio
What time should I arrive for my appointment?
At You Beauty Studio I offer a unique experience where every client has the time to relax and unwind uninterrupted. If you arrive early for your appointment, please consider my other clients and wait until your scheduled appointment time to enter the studio.
What if I am running late for my appointment?
All treatments are completed as scheduled. If you’re running late then there is no guarantee your treatment will be completed as all appointments finish on schedule so the next client is not left waiting.
What if I need to cancel or reschedule my appointment?
If you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment please give 24 hours’ notice before your scheduled appointment. If less than 24 hours’ notice is given a 50% cancellation fee will be charged.
Any no-shows or last-minute cancellations will be charged 100% of the treatment price and all fees will need to be paid before rebooking.
Can I bring family or friends along to my appointment?
At You Beauty Studio your appointments are a time for you to relax and unwind, so please leave family, friends and children at home and enjoy your pampering.
The Gel bottle & Luminary BUILDER GEL
What is gel polish?
Gel polish is applied to the natural nail and cured in an LED lamp for 60 seconds.
What is a gel manicure?
It includes thorough cuticle prep; pushing back the cuticle, removing dead cuticle on or around the nail and cuticle area, filing, shaping and buffing your nails, applying a base coat, a gel colour of your choice, a strengthening top coat and a nourishing cuticle oil completes the treatment. A gel polish manicure should last approximately 2-3 weeks, depending on the health and length of your natural nails, and your commitment to follow aftercare advice.
Will gel polish damage my natural nails?
No, as long as these products are applied and removed correctly by a trained professional, and you follow all the aftercare advice given at your appointment, then your natural nails will remain healthy.
What is Luminary Multi-Flex Builder Gel?
A soak-off builder gel that can be used on the natural nail as an overlay or underneath a gel polish manicure for added strength and structure. With a thicker viscosity than gel polish Multi-Flex Builder Gel is as strong as acrylic and as flexible as hard gel which means it moves with your natural nail, so it’s less likely to chip, lift or break. It’s the perfect product for growing, long, strong, healthy natural nails.
What is a Luminary Multi-Flex Builder Gel Overlay?
It follows the same process as a gel manicure with the addition of a strengthening builder gel. An overlay does not add length (that’s an extension) however it provides extra strength and support and helps to grow long, strong natural nails. An overlay should last approximately 3-4 weeks, depending on the health and length of your natural nails, and your commitment to follow aftercare advice.
What is a Luminary Multi-Flex Builder Gel Infill?
A builder gel infill is for existing clients who have a Luminary builder gel overlay that has grown out over 2-3 weeks and you now have ‘regrowth’. Instead of soaking all the product off, your gel colour is filed away leaving just the builder gel on your nails. An infill includes, thorough cuticle prep including pushing back the cuticles, removing any dead cuticle on or around the nail and cuticle area, filing out any lifting, buffing the nail at the regrowth area, and then infilling with builder gel. Your nails will then be shaped and refined, a gel colour of your choice and a strengthening top coat is applied, with a nourishing cuticle oil to complete the treatment. Depending on the length and shape of your natural nail and how much lifting there is a builder gel infill can take approximately 1.5-2.5 hours.
How often should I book my nail appointments?
I highly recommend booking an appointment every 3 weeks so I am able to assess the condition of your nails, the durability of your gel manicure and to ensure your nails remain in excellent condition.
Why is it important to have your nail product removed correctly?
All the products used at You Beauty Studio are for professional use only, therefore, it must be removed correctly by a trained professional to avoid causing damage to your natural nails.
Brows & Lashes
How often do my brows need shaping?
Ultimately, your appointment frequency should be based on your personal preference, your brow needs and your individual hair growth cycle. Everyone’s hair grows differently so time between appointments can vary from 2-6 weeks, however, 4 weeks is the most common time for most of my regular clients
How long before my brow shape should I stop tweezing?
To achieve a defined look I recommend leaving your brows completely untouched for at least 3-4 weeks. Your brows may look overgrown but the more hair you have the better brow shape I can create, plus it helps to promote your brow hair growth cycle.
How do you shape my brows accurately?
Brow mapping! This precise technique is used to measure out where your brows should start, where the arch should be, and where the tail should end. An outline is drawn to define the suggested shape of your brow and shows exactly which hairs will be removed. Approval of the shape is always required before starting the treatment.
What are the benefits of brow tinting?
If you’re looking for a fuss-free way to enhance your natural brows then tinting is the perfect low maintenance option. Brow tinting gives brows a fuller, more defined look which lasts up to 2-4 weeks.
Do you have different shades of tint?
Yes! RefectoCil comes in a wide range of colours and can be intermixed to achieve the perfect shade for your skin tone and hair. If you want darker looking brows then the tint can be left on longer so it can last on the underlying skin.
How long will my tint last?
Tinting usually lasts between 2-4 weeks, but the length of time can also depend on your skin type; dryer skin holds tint longer than oily skin, the skin care products you use, and your lifestyle. Washing your face frequently, using harsh skincare products or over exposure to the sun can fade your tint faster.
Does tinting colour my skin or just the hair?
Tinting generally only tints the brow hair, however we are able to leave the tint on longer to tint the underlying skin as well. Note: tint on the skin generally only lasts 1-3 days post-appointment.
Is waxing painful?
Pain during your brow shaping appointment is dependent on how thick your hair follicles are. The thicker the hair, the more pain may be noticed. If you have fine, thin hairs, pain is virtually non-existent.
Do you wax if using Retinol or on Accutane?
No, unfortunately I am unable to wax your skin if you’re using Retinol, taking Accutane, or other products to treat acne.