bespoke brows and famed facials by Angela Hugghins
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Many factors -- stress, diet, hormones, and the changing seasons -- can affect the overall health of your skin. Each facial at Monarch is fully-customized after an in depth consultation, where we consider your skin's unique factors and needs.
The Quickie Facial: $60, 40 min.
A custom facial for the short on time: after your consultation, relax with gentle cleansing and steamed towels, followed by exfoliation, extractions, and the application of a treatment product selected especially for your skin's needs, We'll finish up with the essentials to healthy, happy skin: moisturizer and sunscreen.
The Full Facial: $83, 1hour 10 min.; package of 4, $283
A luxurious, fully customized facial: after your consultation, de-stress with all the elements of a Quickie Facial plus additional goodies including neck and shoulder massage, cooling jade ball massage, and a relaxing treatment mask. This is a luxury your skin will thank you for!
The Back Treatment: $65, 25 min.
Turn it over and give your back all the goodies of a Quickie Facial. This is a great option at the change of seasons when winter skin needs exfoliation, and summer skin needs deep cleansing.
Monarch Specialty Additions: treat yourself and your skin by adding any of the following to your facial appointment
Deep Hydration Seaweed Mask: $17, additional 10 min.
Super charge your facial with this hydrating, plumping modeling mask. Layers of seaweed serum and hyaluronic acid, topped with a thick, cooling "frosting" layer that is peeled off in one piece. The perfect way to get ready for a big event -- your skin will never look better!
The Wink: $5
Cooling eye patches infuse your eye area with soothing, plumping hydration -- a great addition to any facial.
Schedule as stand-alone appointments or as additions to your facial or Back Treatment. Peels are most effective in multiple treatments as the benefits build over time. Please note that your skin will peel for up to a week after treatment.
TCA peel: $90; package of 2 $153
A trichloroacetic acid peel -- our TCA Peel -- can be booked as a 15 minute appointment or added to your facial for extra exfoliation. After application, your pores will appear smaller, fine lines are erased, and congestion is released, leaving your skin smooth and youthful.
Salicylic acid peel: $50; package of 4, $170
A peel for deeply congested and acne-prone skin that can be added to a facial or booked as a 15 minute appointment. Salicylic acid exfoliates deep inside your pores to release stubborn blackheads and kill bacteria. This is an effective treatment option for problem skin on your face or back.
A NOTE ON PEELS: your skin will peel for up to a week after treatment, so please keep this in mind as you schedule your appointment. We recommend booking at least two weeks in advance of a special event. If you have questions about post-treatment skin or the timing of your appointment please don't hesitate to email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
"Angela is a warm and caring individual who is also very detail-oriented and skilled at her craft. Her compassion and precision make her an incredible esthetician. Wonderful results, wonderful woman."
-Kim H., Carrboro
Never underestimate what a good brow job can do for the face. Angela is an expert with tweezers and wax, whether you're looking for the perfect brow job or a swimsuit-ready bikini line. Monarch uses hard waxes that are designed to leave your skin intact after service, however please let us know in advance if you're using using retinoids or other skin-sensitizing products.
Eyebrow Waxing / Shaping, $21
Brow + Lip wax combo, $31
Brow + Lip + Chin wax combo, $44
Half Arm, $23
Full Arm, $35
Basic Bikini, $35
Brazilian Bikini, $63
Half Leg, $38
Full Leg, $63
Full Leg + Basic Bikini, $83
Full leg + Brazilian Bikini, $100
Want to take your brow game to the next level? Monarch also offers customized tinting for brows and lashes.
A NOTE ON WAXING: Angela recommends taking Ibuprofen (or similar) an hour before your scheduled appointment. Please let us know in advance if you're using retinoids or other skin-sensitizing products. If you have any questions about waxing services, please email at email@example.com.
"When I moved from the Washington DC area to the Pittsboro/Carrboro communities, a priority was finding an outstanding esthetician. All my inquiries led to Angela and how lucky I have been to find a professional who cares about her profession – and her clients."
-Jean Y., Pittsboro
lash and brow tinting
Keep your lashes and brows dark and luscious or just a little more present with customized tinting for a wide range of hair colors. Tinting will keep you mascara-free for up to a month.
Lash tinting $23
Brow tinting $18
special occasion makeup
Makeup application: $45, 30 min.
with false lash application $15, additional 15 min.
Makeup with instruction: $65, 1 hour
If online tutorials and magazine articles just don't cut it, book a session with Angela. She can teach you the latest trends or help you use the products you already own. You'll leave with a customized style guide and the know-how you'll need to recreate the look at home.
A NOTE ON MAKEUP APPLICATION: If you have skin sensitivities or allergies, you're welcome to bring your own products. A pre-appointment consultation is required for bridal makekup so please contact us before scheduling your appointment.
Microblading (also known as Feather Stroke or 3D Brows) is a modern, semi- permanent, custom type of eyebrow tattooing. Unlike older methods of cosmetic tattooing that require a machine and often result in clunky, unnatural brows, Microblading is accomplished entirely by hand through a precise technique customized to create your perfect brow. After a thorough consultation, your brow is carefully mapped according to your unique facial structure using specially designed software as well as the technician's artistry and ability; it can take nearly an hour to perfect your custom brow map, which will be used as a guide during service. At the time of your appointment, the technician will carefully follow your brow map, meticulously hand-drawing each hair line into your brow for a hyper-realistic, subtle look that is nearly indistinguishable from your natural hair. Results will last for up to two years.
This treatment is ideal for anyone who needs gaps filled, over-plucked eyebrows made full again, or require full reconstruction due to medical conditions. Or, if you're simply tired of using pencils and want to achieve a "perfect brow" -- but with imperfect results -- Microblading is an excellent, low maintenance option.
Prices start at $300 for a partial and $600 for a full microblade, both include a refining session 4-6 weeks after the initial service.
12 month touch up appointments start at $200.
Additional touch ups (between 12 month sessions) start at $75 and are assessed in person or by photo. Only for existing clients.
Your initial consultation is free. PLEASE NOTE: PRICES FOR THE PARTIAL MICROBLADE WILL GO UP JUNE 1ST TO $350.
For more information and photos visit my blog and click the microblading category, or find me on Instagram as Monarch Brow & Facial Studio. Please note that I only specialize in semi-permanent eyebrow makeup. I do not do eyeliner or lip enhancement.
For an in depth article about microblading and what to expect during the procedure: Tina Davie's process.
For more of Angela's before and after photos please click on the Media button in the menu.
Discover the tension eraser that is reflexology, a non-intrusive, complementary therapy based on the meridian system used in eastern medicine. The meridian system is the energy map of the human body with points ending in the hands, feet, and ears, Stimulating certain points along this map can yield relief from a variety of ailments. We start with a dry brushing technique to help move stagnant lymph from the area, followed by aromatic steamed towels to relax the muscles, and then finish with reflexology tailored to your specific needs.