- Avalon Wants Help You Pick Out the Best Hairstyle for Your Prom Dress!
- The Post Spring Break Period: What You Can do to Return Your Body Back to its Beauty
- Pre-Spring Break: Avalon’s List of 4 Must-Do’s Before Hitting the Beach
- 6 Services to Tackle Your Stress at Avalon Spa & Salon!
- Make Your Lady’s Valentine’s Day a Special One with Avalon Spa & Salon!
- The Popular Hairstyles of 2017: A New Year Means a New You!
- 3 Tips to Help Men Avoid Rough Winter Skin
- Shimmer and Glow at this Year's Holiday Gatherings with the Help of Avalon Spa & Salon!
- 6 Amazing Benefits of a Full Body Massage
- Men, What Should You Know About Exfoliation?
- Remove Unwanted Hair with Our Laser Hair Removal Service
- Get Your Halloween Makeup Done at Avalon!
- Bat Your Eyes with Avalon’s Eyelash Extensions
- Eyebrow Microblading: Now Offered at Avalon Spa and Salon!
- Hydrotherapy: A Great Health Maintenance Tool and Remedy for Stress
- Give Your Hair Color a Natural Look with Balayage!
- 5 Popular Women’s Haircut Styles to Consider for the Fall
- 4 Reasons to Plan Your Bachelorette Party at Avalon Spa and Salon!
- Get Rejuvenated and Relaxed Before School Starts with Avalon Spa and Salon!
- 6 Reasons to Get a Manicure with Us Today!
- 6 Reasons to Visit Our Spa During the Summer
- The Best Facials and Peels for Summer!
- Protect Your Hair from Damaging Summer Rays
- Giving Dad the Best Gift of All – A Spa Day!
- Get Bikini Body Ready with an Endermologie!
- Celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day at Avalon!
- Get Ready for Summer by Removing Unwanted Hair
- Why You Should Pamper and Polish Your Feet
- A Reinvigorating Facial and Healthy Scalp for the Men!
- Restore and Rebalance with a Hot Stone Facial
- Celebrate Stress Awareness Month with a Spa Day!
- A Few Tips on Preparing for Your Couple’s Massage
- Avalon’s Top 6 Must-Do Beauty Activities
- Four Reasons Why You Should Get a Massage
- Six Hairstyles to Try Out for Spring Break
- Four Nail Trends to Try for Spring 2016
- How to Prepare for a Bikini Wax
- Four different ways to use aveda
- Give the Gift of Avalon Spa and Salon’s Services this Valentine’s Day
- A Holiday Hairstyle Guide for the Ladies
- Make a Bold Statement with Your Lips this Holiday Season
- Falling for Fall: Treatments for the Season
- Tips for Keeping Your Hair Beautiful this Fall
- Short and Sweet: Hot Men’s Hairstyle Trends
- Skincare Tips to Keep in Mind for the Fall
- Shellac, Acrylic and Gel: Manicure Must-Knows
- Fall Trends: Hair, Makeup, Nails
- Various Spa Services and Their Benefits
- Game of Thrones Summer Hairstyle Highlights
- Photo-Ready Makeup
- The Importance of Regular Pedicures
- Bachelorette Spa Package
- Bacial for a Better, Glowing You
- Waxing For Men
- 3 Hair Color Trends to Dye for this Spring
- Spring's Hottest Makeup Trends
- Salon Pedicure Safety Must Knows
- Aromatherapy Massages
- Benefits of Contour Body Wraps
- Massages at Avalon Spa & Salon
- Cellulite Visibility
- Beauty Brands Fall Short of Organic
- Goldwell Styling Products
We hope that you’ve already picked out a dress for prom! If so, the hard part is over. Now it’s time to decide which hairstyle will compliment your beautiful getup! Hair trends are constantly changing; one year a bob cut will be in and the next, it’sout. Is it even a good idea to go with a trending style? Be careful when deciding because if you’re going to go with a specific style, read more
Spending too much time at the beach can take a toll on your body by leaving signs of dehydration in your skin and hair. As for the mani and pedi you received before Spring Break, it’s probably not looking so fly anymore thanks to the rough sands of South Padre Island or other tropical getaway. Avalon Spa & Salon wants to help you rejuvenate to your pre-Spring Break self! Here are a few services we offer that can help you out. read more
That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to pull out those bikinis and swim trunks! The days of tanning, living it up and escaping from the stresses of work and school are here!..... read more
Many of us have been hit with overwhelming levels of anxiety, depression and stress. You can feel trapped in your body with your hormones acting up like crazy. Managing stress should be a priority for the sake of your physical and mental health..... read more
Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate love with your significant other. Many men do this by gifting her with something special. What gift will your special lady get this year from you? Will it be chocolate-covered strawberries, roses, jewelry or a nice dinner reservation? Skip the usual holiday gifts and opt for something that will truly let your wife or girlfriend know how much they’re appreciated.... read more
A new year always brings change, and many people set fitness goals and promise to do away with bad habits. If that isn’t something you're looking to do, then why not settle with something simpler and bolder at the same time? A new haircut or style is hard to ignore, and you might end up turning heads. If you’re ready for something different, then visit our hairstylists in McAllen to reinvent your look. .... read more
While many men enjoy appearing rough and tough, many would also like to avoid having their skin rugged as well. The winter season is notoriously known for giving us all dry skin if left untreated. The constant switch between indoor and outdoor temperatures can take a harsh toll on anyone. Estheticians recommend that men receive facials at least every three months with a facial exfoliation. Here at Avalon Spa & Salon, we want to help you achieve smooth and flake-free skin.... read more
As with wardrobes, makeup changes with the seasons and gives us a chance to use most colors in our eye shadow palette. Winter is about shimmery looks, with bold red lips or a natural glossy pout. If you're unsure about which look to try with your sequin dress this year, look no further because Sandra Davila, our own professional hair and makeup artist, can help you achieve.... read more
Why does everyone look forward to a regular massage? For most, it relaxes, energizes and helps remove tension from your back. Others usually say it gives them their much needed “me” time from the rush of daily life. Whatever your reason is, there are other benefits to regular massages than you probably realize. Read on to learn what they are!.... read more
Men, you may have seen your significant others exfoliating their skin and wondered what all of the fuss is about. If you’re a man and are wondering what exfoliation is, then you’re in luck because Avalon is here to give you a rundown of why our exfoliation services are great and what our team can do to help you look great.... read more
Laser hair removal may be a great option for anyone tired of having to wax, shave or thread frequently, or for those simply looking for better, longer-lasting results from a hair-removal method. Removing hair using laser technology causes the permanent reduction of hair, making it appear like fine “baby hair."... read more
Have you already decided what you are going to be for Halloween? The estheticians/makeup artists at Avalon Spa and Salon can give your costume a unique look with their makeup artistry services. If you’re still a little stuck about what you want to dress up as, maybe pairing a few clothing items from your closet with our artistic makeup services will make the perfect costume. Who knows, you may even win a costume contest... read more
If you’ve ever felt like your eyelashes just aren’t long enough, even with mascara on, the estheticians at Avalon Spa and Salon can give you a fuller, longer set with our eyelash extension service. Our estheticians will individually place lashes on you according to your style and length preference........ read more
A new trend is reaching salons nationwide that’s taking the facial tattoo community by storm. We are proud to announce that Avalon Spa and Salon offers eyebrow microblading; a semi-permanent eyebrow-enhancing technique that can replace your daily eyebrow shading routine and is a more natural alternative to permanent eyebrow tattooing. Avalon Spa and Salon has been offering the microblading service for about six months ....... read more
Hydrotherapy is one of the oldest forms of natural medicine widely used by ancient cultures in countries like India, Egypt and China. This therapy uses water in its different forms, including ice and steam, for therapeutic treatments. It can be used for mind and body relaxation, the improvement of health and for treating diseases....... read more
Hair color techniques like full-hair dyes, highlights and lowlights are well-known color services offered at our salon. But have you heard of balayage? Commonly mistaken with ombré, balayage is a hand-painted color technique that gives your hair a soft, natural look with lightly-saturated streaks of color near the top of your hair, transitioning into highly-saturated ends...... read more
A woman can give her hairstylist the power to change her identity every time she goes in for a haircut. A new haircut can boost a woman’s self-esteem and positively impact the way she feels about herself. Whether you choose to sport a short look to appear more youthful or rock long locks to project a sexier you, a new haircut can be the change you need this season..... read more
August is one of the most popular wedding months, meaning that you or your best friends might be in charge of planning a big day! Ditch the whole sleep deprivation or unneeded hangover party and plan your refreshing, relaxing and revitalizing bachelorette party at our spa! A spa bachelorette party is a perfect time for bonding with your best girlfriends. Plus, it’s a great way to get your bridal party primped and prepared for the big day.... read more
School is just around the corner, meaning that summer is coming to an end. Before you know it, your days of relaxing by the pool or catching some waves at the beach will be gone. Before the new school year arrives, come in for a much needed relaxation day! At Avalon Spa and Salon, we can make you feel refreshed and ready to take on the school year once again... read more
Caring for your nails is a healthy habit. It prevents dry skin, softens rough edges and reduces your chances of suffering ingrown fingernails. How well you maintain your hands represents your hygiene and the importance you place on it. Not only are your nails one of the first things people notice, they’ll also speak a lot about your personality. Manicures provide this basic nail care essential and are a great way to express yourself!... read more
Although seen as a time for traveling and relaxing with the family, summer can still take a toll on your body. With temperatures hitting triple digits, the humidity and increased sun exposure, your body can feel tired and worn out. It can be difficult to enjoy a vacation while feeling so tired. The best way to combat these sunken summer days is by getting a great massage, facial, aromatherapy bath or hydrotherapy session with us... read more
Facials are essential in maintaining vibrant and healthy skin. In the summer, with temperatures soaring into the 100s, your face can become dry, itchy and puffy. With overexposure, you can even see defined wrinkles and emerging dark spots. To help combat harmful summer rays, it’s important to have facials infused with fruit, moisturizing components and plenty of vitamins... read more
Summer is great for vacations, going to the beach and lounging by the pool. For your hair, though, summer can wreak havoc by damaging your lovely locks. It can also be challenging in trying to contain your summer frizz, dryness and static hair. Don’t let your hair drive you mad during the next few months. Here are some tips to prevent all of that trouble... read more
Tired of buying a grilling apron or tie for the millionth time for Dad on Father’s Day? Instead, make him feel like a king by having him pampered and spoiled with one of Avalon Spa and Salon’s many Father’s Day package specials! With each package catered to Dad, he will definitely feel like a king with what we can do for him..... read more
What if we told you that there is a great non-surgical procedure that fights cellulite, improves circulation, relieves minor muscular aches and improves skin tone and radiance just in time for bikini season? Sounds too good to be true, right? With Avalon Spa & Salon’s Endermologie sessions, you can get your body looking and feeling fabulous instantly..... read more
There are many reasons why older Americans should make lifestyle changes. Weakening muscles, bones and immune systems can result in health issues later on in life, but there are several things we can all do to make ourselves feel young again. Following a new diet, taking vitamins and trying new exercise regiments are some great changes that undoubtedly have positive effects on our bodies.... read more
As summer approaches, everyone is preparing to pack for fun at South Padre Island. Cute tops, colorful swimwear and playful bathing suits catch your eye at your favorite clothing store and the thought of waxing and shaving immediately comes to mind. At Avalon Spa & Salon, we have the perfect and long-lasting solutions for your body hair dilemma... read more
During the fall, we tend to wear warm, thick socks and boots to protect our feet from the cold. In the spring, it’s the exact opposite. When summer rolls around, many of us seem to be baffled by the condition our feet are in, especially when they look like they’ve been in hibernation. At Avalon Spa & Salon, we have the best pedicure services that include polish removal, nail shaping, exfoliation and color application.... read more
Men, take notes. Whether you work in an office or spend the week laying gravel, your skin is still taking a beating. We know you constantly overhear women talk about the benefits of a good massage, facial or rubdown. We’re here to tell you that there’s more useful ways to spend your hard-earned cash - besides the typical six pack of beer or football tickets.... read more
We know what you’re thinking, “Stone facial? Sounds prehistoric.” The truth of the matter is, our Aroma Vidic Stone Facial at Avalon Spa and Salon is one of the most relaxing and therapeutic massages we offer! Combine the massage with the healing powers of Ayurvedic aromas and you’ll be in relaxation heaven in no time. Come and see for yourself why so many request this service... read more
Have you ever scheduled a spa day? If not, then there’s no better time to start! April is Stress Awareness Month and to celebrate, the Avalon Spa and Salon team recommends a variety of services to help you gain a sense of renewal. In fact, spa visits are one of the most common ways to unwind... read more
If you’re looking for a way to unwind and relax with your significant other, experts say couples’ massages are a great diversion. Not only will it de-stress the two of you, it may invigorate your relationship as well... read more
It’s never a bad time to take a day off from a stressful work schedule. Just one day can help you recover and there’s no better way to recharge than spending that day at Avalon Spa and Salon. Avalon offers a variety of beautifying and relaxing services that can help you feel rejuvenated. What should you start with? Here are our favorite services for those seeking a day of rest and relaxation... read more
Whether your week is filled with early morning classes or late work nights, chances are you probably don’t have the time for some proper rest and relaxation. It can be difficult to schedule that hour of “me time” when you’ve got so many things on your plate. But the truth is, “me time” is important, and one of the best ways to spend it is on a massage... read more
Spring Break is here; your South Padre Island hotel is booked, your clothes are packed and you’re ready to hit Isla Blanca Park. The warm waters and sunny weather await you but there’s one thing you aren’t looking forward to: humidity. The weather can be your hair’s worst enemy when it comes to looking good on the beach. Here are a few easy beach styles you can’t go wrong with... read more
Spring is almost here and it’s time to let go of those cold, dark hues and embrace the sunlight. The spring season brings forth a new variety of fun nail trends that are sure to dazzle. Whether you’re into shimmer or love a more classic neutral style, Avalon Spa & Salon has you covered with all of the best nail trends for 2016...... read more
Spring Break is just around the corner and for many ladies, it might as well serve as the opening ceremony for bikini season. The sun is out and the weather is just warm enough to break out that two-piece suit you’ve been waiting to wear all winter. But before you take the leap and head out to fabulous South Padre Island beaches, don’t forget to schedule that bikini wax appointment...... read more
Harsh chemicals on your nails and body can dry out your skin and leave it feeling greasy, flaky or itchy. At Avalon Spa and Salon, we strive to create an environment where our trained staff pampers you by using only the highest quality products, one of them being Aveda..... read more
Tired of all the pressure from creating a perfect Valentine’s Day? Have a romantic spa day with your loved one or spoil them with some ‘me’ time for the perfect getaway. There is no better way to celebrate love and romance than with some relaxation and pampering..... read more
Winter can mean many things for hair. Since we’ve divided and conquered the daunting winter problems of beauty before, we can now dive into another aspect of winter glamorizing - holiday hair trends! Oh, what fun it is to style using our 10-tip guide sleigh ride.... read more
It’s no secret that fall fashion makeup means darker shades and colors. Deep hues of maroons, reds and even purples are all the rage, and why? LIPS! Lips are the point of everyone’s obsession right now all thanks to Kylie Jenner and those pouty puckers... read more
A day at the spa is perfect for any time of the year, but as summer ends and fall begins, there are some fun twists to normal treatments that are both pleasing and helpful. Whether you’re getting a massage, aromatherapy or facial, the scents and trappings of the fall can rejuvenate you in unique ways. Here are a few inventive ideas that you can use along the way... read more
Fall is one of the best times for fashion. It’s a time for comfy sweaters, cute coats and those boots you’ve been dying all summer to wear. While it can be the best time to toy around with your style, the fall and coming winter can do a number on your hair if you don’t give it the attention it deserves. Before stepping out into the world in that favorite new look of yours, keep a few things in mind... read more
2015 has been an interesting year for men’s hairstyles. Short hair has proven to be extremely versatile with the prevalence of undercuts and fades of various degrees. Meanwhile, many others are embracing their long hair with the “man bun” becoming a cultural phenomenon. Whatever your preference is, the coming end of summer is the perfect time to experiment with your look going into fall, and we’re here to let you know what’s working.... read more
As summer passes and fall arrives, we sigh as sweaters are taken out of storage. The wind will pick up and the days will get shorter, so our skin will no longer be able to embrace the sun. Fine, so fall isn’t all bad, but it does mean we have to make a shift in our daily routines to keep our skin healthy. So, as temperatures will soon gradually drop, let’s go over some things you can do to keep your skin healthy this fall... read more
A girl can grow bored of the same old basic manicures and nail polishes. With all the pretty designs and wonderful options available, why not get a manicure at a salon? Before you march into the salon, make sure you’re familiar with each method and their pros and cons... read more
Pretty soon, you’ll be dusting off your boots and unfolding your scarves, girls! It’s time to start preparing for the fall. Fall 2015’s fashion trends have already graced runway shows across the globe and it’s time they make their way into your home. Check out the next wave of trends in hair, makeup and nails so you kickoff the fall season in style... read more
Spas and salons offer a multitude of health and beauty services, and if you’re new to the scene, it may be quite overwhelming to pick the perfect service for your new spa experience. Whether you’re in need of some major relaxation, a special pampering before a big event or are cashing in that gift certificate you’ve had in your purse for months now, you’ll want to pick a service that is right for you... read more
Though Game of Thrones is set in a fantasy/medieval world, the hairstyles used in the series are making waves in today’s modern culture. This year’s hair trends definitely seem to reflect those seen in the book-series-turned-HBO-hit-show with characters sporting long waves, braids and intricate but natural designs. Both female and male characters are bringing about hair trends that are taking over the fashion and consumer world one strand at a time... read more
For all of those big moments in life, a girl has to look her best. Flawless, photo-ready makeup is no easy feat, but Avalon Spa and Salon can make it happen. If you’re celebrating a special moment in your life, like graduation or end-of-the-school-year pictures, check out these 2015 summer makeup trends... read more
There’s nothing more tragic than looking down at your feet while sporting a cute pair of open-toed sandals and noticing unsightly dry heels, ingrown toenails and chipped nail polish.... read more
Did you know that summertime is the most popular period for weddings? It makes sense. Who wouldn’t want to get married on a warm afternoon with little birds chirping in the background and the flowers and trees showing off their best bloom?... read more
We often neglect those hard-to-reach areas of our bodies like back and thighs, but with the season for dresses, short shorts and strappy tops coming around, it's time to whip those areas back into shape... read more
For men, the concept of getting any part of your body waxed may be a scary thing to think about. Yet, as the times change and people become more open to different methods of body grooming, the benefits of body waxing – regardless of gender – start to become more apparent... read more
Winter is over and nothing says ‘Welcome Spring’ like a freshly colored coif. At Avalon Spa & Salon, we have the best shades of the season and our hair color specialists are ready to switch up your locks just in time for the warm weather months. Check out the latest trends and talk to our colorist to find the shade that’s right for you... read more
Spring is a great opportunity to switch up your beauty routine. If there’s anything we’ve learned from this year’s Spring/Summer 2015 fashion shows, it’s that this season... read more
The spring season is upon us, ladies. That means it’s time to show off your latest pedicure with that cute pair of heels you just bought. Schedule your pedicure session with your girlfriends to start the season off on the right foot... read more
Aromatherapy massage is massage therapy but with highly concentrated plant oils, called essential oils. Adding aromatherapy to massage is a great way to relax and relieve stress and tension... read more
It seems that more and more people are looking into treatments that will help them shed inches off their wait, but do these treatments really work? One treatment that has many people... read more
Reports say that even babies benefit from regular massage. Like adults, babies get irritable, uncomfortable and have trouble sleeping. Massages can aid in lack of sleep and development... read more
As summer arrives, women often go to great lengths to get their bodies in good condition. One of the toughest issues women face is the visibility of cellulite... read more
A new study conducted by the London-based Organic Monitor reports that the formulas of most natural cosmetic brands are not meeting the expectations... read more
Founded in 1948 by Hans Erich Dotter, Goldwell styling products have become synonymous with high-end hair care. Known for their high level of customer satisfaction, Goldwell products are... read more