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Granville Island Florists x Prép Beauty Parlour

Special Thanks Granville Island Florists | Prép Beauty Parlour

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Last month in the beginning of June we hosted our Grand Re- Opening Party! (Read more about the fun here!), many, many special vendors, shops, and boutiques to thank for their generous donations! But the one boutique we would love to thank in particular is Granville Island Florists! Thanks to them, we were able to create a beautiful environment where we were surrounded by beautiful florals! Our birdcage chair? Also specially and with precision decorated to be the enchanting photobooth it was! Definitely the night’s most popular #selfie spot! Take a look at some of our photos below!


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Granville Island Florists x Prép Beauty Parlour

♡Our special guest Vancouver blogger Tomo..

Granville Island Florists x Prép Beauty Parlour

Pretty ladies Kandja & Faith♡

Granville Island Florists x Prép Beauty Parlour

Vancouver blogger Faith Kam! ♡

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Special thank you again to Suzane and her brillian team at Granville Island Florists!

 

Granville Island Florists

3050 Granville St

Vancouver, BC

V6H 3J8

Prép Beauty Parlour is located at 1305 Burrard Street in beautiful downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. We specialize in nails, eyelash extensions, waxing, massages, facials, 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

NEW Location | Prép Beauty Parlour

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Prép Beauty ParlourPrép Beauty ParlourAfter 6 year of being open at our current downtown location – 1054 Hornby Street, we can sadly say that we have really outgrown our space! Being fully booked with 5 lash beds in use, 2 nail desks, and only 2 pedicure chairs, we were starting to get very cramped!

Our long standing 4.5 star rating on Yelp (with over 130 reviews! Check us out here for 10% off your next visit!) has gotten us on the map for best lash bars in Vancouver, and our lovely clients rated us best nails in Narcity and another best of Vancouver for lashes in the West Ender (Read all about that here!) Thank you to all the Prép ladies! We’ve couldn’t have done it without all the love and support we have received throughout the 6 years that we have been open!

With our new location, we anticipate on offering more services to better cater your needs! With 4 brand new, custom made hair & make-up stations, we’re so excited to welcome more technicians, stylists, and of course, more beautiful clients to share the love with!

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So many accomplishments have come from our location, and of course, there are many more to come at our new downtown location at 1305 Burrard Street, just a few short blocks away! Our doors are always open for those who want to drop in and we would love to say hello to our new neighbours!

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In our private room with our lovely ballroom wall decor, we offer waxing, tinting services, and we anticipate micro blading services in the future!! Stay tuned…

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At our new space, we also have lovely new neighbours! As sad as it was for us to say good-bye to our friends at Mine & Yours,  and our favourite coffee shop- Honolulu Cafe, we are happy to open our arms to new neighbours at Musette Caffé! Prép Beauty Parlour

Call us at 604-764-6452 to book your appointment at our beautiful location!

Check out our Instagram for more ideas and behind the scene photos by clicking HERE.

Prép Beauty Parlour is located at 1305 Burrard Street in beautiful downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. We specialize in nails, eyelash extensions, waxing, massages, facials, 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

Dare to Dream Bridal Showcase Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

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Prép would like to take the time to thank Arezoo A. of Something Borrowed Event Management and Design for inviting Prép along to the beautiful bridal showcase! The expo consisted many beautiful local artists and their arts as well as local business owners whose businesses were wedding-based. Prép would also like to congratulate those who won free tickets through Prép’s Facebook and Instagram page! Remember to follow our social media links for more information on more future contests! Definitely worth it to stay tuned!

We hope you enjoyed your visit and had a pleasant experience! We sure did!

Going to this beautiful Bridal show also inspired us to share some of our FAVOURITE nail looks! Keep scrolling to view our favourite nail pictures and follow us along to the Dare to Dream Bridal Show!

Partners of the Dare to Dream Bridal Show 2017 featured in today’s post

granville island florists

cachè couture atelier

joconde patisserie

pan pacific vancouver hotel

upright decor

something borrowed event management & design

Dare to Dream Bridal Showcase | Prép Beauty Parlour

Dare to Dream Bridal Showcase | Prép Beauty Parlour

Dare to Dream Bridal Showcase | Prép Beauty Parlour

Dare to Dream Bridal Showcase | Prép Beauty Parlour

Dare to Dream Bridal Showcase | Prép Beauty Parlour

Dare to Dream Bridal Showcase | Prép Beauty Parlour

Dare to Dream Bridal Showcase | Prép Beauty Parlour

Dare to Dream Bridal Showcase | Prép Beauty Parlour

Now onto our favourite wedding or event nail looks! Traditionally, brides would often be seen with a French gel manicure. A French manicure, or pink and white (in the acrylic world..!!), is typically when the tip of the nail is white, while the base is sheer pink or clear. No don’t get us wrong. We LOVE and absolutely adore French nails! But sometimes… it’s just not enough!

Gel French Manicure Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

Gel French Manicure Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

Gel French Manicure Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

Gel French Manicure Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

French manicures are super classy and neat, essential for the modern business woman. But it doesn’t always suit everybody! For those with a smaller nail bed, getting french nails may shorten the appearance of your nails- leaving them looking stubby. For those who do enjoy wearing gel extensions, but again, have a small nail bed, getting a french extension manicure may mean getting uneven nails! No! Not uneven like bumpy- but uneven in the sense that the white part of the nail may overpower the clear, since all of the white is supposedly the extension.

So now what? No French? What else is the perfect wedding nail manicure? Don’t you worry– Prép has come together and have created a little combo of some of OUR favourite takes on the wedding day perfect nails!

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Pastel Pink Gel Manicure Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

Classy, simple, and honestly just so PRETTY! Solid nude colours are super popular right now! Why? Because it is clean, neat, and so cute!

Sheer Pink Gel Extensions Manicure Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

Sheer Pink Gel Extensions Manicure Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

Sheer Pink Gel Extensions Manicure Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

Sheer Pink Gel Extensions Manicure Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

We have also noticed a quickly emerging trend of clear, translucent-esque nails! And guess what? We’re TOTALLY obsessed! We love how it elongates your nail yet it looks natural, so elegant!

Sheer Pink Gel Extensions Manicure W/ Gems Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

Sheer Pink Gel Extensions Manicure W/ Gems Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

Sheer Pink Gel Extensions Manicure W/ Gems Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

Sheer Pink Gel Extensions Manicure W/ Gems Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

What’s even better than having the perfect sheer pink? Having the perfect sheer pink manicure with GEMS!

We have also been loving these twists on the traditional French! Check them out!

Glitter Reverse French Gel Extension Manicure Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

Glitter Reverse French Gel Extension Manicure Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

French Ombré Gel Extension Manicure Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

French Ombré Gel Extension Manicure Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

French Gel Extension Manicure w/ Gems Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

French Gel Extension Manicure w/ Gems Vancouver | Prép Beauty Parlour

What did you think? We hope we sparked an inspiration for you for nails on your dream wedding nails!

Call us at 604-764-6452 to book for your special dream mani!

Check out our Instagram for more ideas by clicking HERE.

Prép Beauty Parlour is located at 1305 Burrard Street in beautiful downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. We specialize in nails, eyelash extensions, waxing, massages, facials, 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

Japan to Vancouver DIY Nail Art II | Prép Beauty Parlour

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Hello and welcome back to the Prép blog! If you enjoyed last week’s Japan to Vancouver nail art series, then we got news for you! We are back again this week to showcase another DIY nail art that you can do at home! At Prép we understand how busy all you ladies and gents are, and sometimes, there simply just ISN’T enough time to make the trip to the nail studio- but that’s totally okay! That’s what we’re here for today!

Today’s nail art features uses of our favourite– bling, our take at the famous ‘Hokuri’ nail trend, and the ever so popular Instagram baddie pattern of camouflage styles! It’s a soft combination of traditional soft Japanese nail art watercolour art (Hokuri) and the camo- military style.

Hokuri is a type of Japanese nail art that often uses sponges or other tools to imitate a jelly, dream like essence. It’s a perfect way to up your nail game while still being subtle (for those busy bees at work 😉 !!) Many nail technician will use a mixture of acrylic paints, but today we will show you a quicker way to create this beautiful art using gel polishes you already have!

To learn more on how to recreate this cute yet daunting look, keep reading!

Difficulty Level: ♥♥♥♡♡

Materials

Materials

Materials:

♥Nail Brushes

♥LUXIO colour in Incognito

♥OPTIONS colour in SMOKEY

♥OPTIONS colour in ROYAL ONYX

♥Bling or gems

♥Nail decals

♥Top & Base hard gel (or polish!) Ours is from Azkentz

Let’s Begin!

Step 1: As always, we want to prep the cuticle and surface of the nail before moving onto adding any gel polishes to ensure the life of the gel mani. Remember ladies- Dry cuticles mean gel polishes won’t stay on!

Step 2: Just like how we begin any other nail tutorial, apply the base coat to your nails first!

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Step 3: We then painted all of the nails in the colour SMOKEY as the ‘base’ colour

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Step 4: We cannot stress this enough!! Cure your nails in a UV/LED Lamp after each coat and layer to ensure the nail is fully ‘dry’, and thus will not be bumpy or squishy!

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Step 5 & 6 : Paint a line down the centre of your middle finger as well as the thumb on the other hand (that doesn’t already have the line), using ROYAL ONYX. CURE IT! Then add another clear coat and BEFORE you cure it, add some of the smallest gems/bling you own along the line. And then cure it!

~ We also used a pick tool to move the gems onto ROYAL ONYX to ensure they are lined up to perfection!

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Step 7: Taking ROYAL ONYX with a small precision brush, draw small strokes onto your ring and thumb as well as pointer and ring on the other hand. Kiyomi shows us how to draw a desired style down below!

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Step 8: Taking a clear hard gel (remember to wipe off your brush!), lightly ‘swirl’ the colour and blend it as shown below:

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Step 9: Taking INCOGNITO, swirl the colours to create a more dimension as shown like so:

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Nail Decal time! At Prép, we love to experiment with tons of new designs and shapes! Check out a sneak peek of our collection below:

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Step 10: We decided to add a simple Crown to one of the plain SMOKEY fingers, as well as a delicate V piece:

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There it is folks! Our recreation of a nail design, as well as one of the ways we like to present the Hokuri nail art!

Be sure to tag us on Instagram (click HERE), and Twitter (click HERE), to showcase your own variations of this adorable mani!

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Prép Beauty Parlour is located at 1054 Hornby Street in beautiful downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. We specialize in nails, eyelash extensions, waxing, massages, facials, 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

Dare to Dream Contest | Prép Beauty Parlour

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Calling all make- up artists, fashionistas, Pinterest users, and wedding enthusiasts! Whether you’re in the beauty, fashion, event industry OR have an upcoming wedding, Prép Beauty Parlour is honoured to be hosting a contest for free Dare to Dream Bridal Fashion Show tickets! Read until the end for more details on how YOU can win tickets to the Dare to Dream Bridal Show!

 

Produced by Something Borrowed Event Management & Design, the 6th Annual Dare to Dream Bridal Show presents ‘The Big Fat Multicultural Wedding,” Prép is giving the public the chance to experience an exclusive fashion show, upcoming bridal trends, as well as many MUST SEE sponsors!

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Exclusive designer bridal fashion sponsored by Harry Rosen and Crossover Bollywood, this is a show not to be missed! Enter the contest for a chance to see and meet special guest MC Carmen Ruiz y Laza of CarmenTV!

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The Dare to Dream Bridal Fashion Show will be hosted at the Divine Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver

999 Canada Place, Vancouver BC
Oceanview Ballrooms Level “R”

Here’s the exciting part! To enter the contest, simply follow our Facebook page by clicking HERE or Instagram page clicking HERE and tag yourself in the comments!

Contest due date will be Wednesday, February 22th, 2017

Good luck! 💞

Prép Beauty Parlour is located at 1054 Hornby Street in beautiful downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. We specialize in nails, eyelash extensions, waxing, massages, facials, 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