Award Winning FX Makeup Artist Coming To TSPA

It’s the cree-creepiest season of all, with the spider webs hanging, and ghost-chains a-clanging, and creatures that crawl!

The Salon Professional Academy, the leading edge beauty school, in San Jose can not wait until Halloween Eve. We get to bust out or FX makeup and create some creepy zombies, and to help us prefect our dead zombie we have awarding winning FX Makeup Artist Elizabeth Fox coming to TSPA on October 26th. Check out some of her work below and read her bio to learn more.

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Elizabeth Fox has been a professional working makeup artist since 2000, with over 20 feature films to her credit.

Elizabeth was a molder at Evolution Effects and Steve Johnson’s XFX lab.  She won Best FX Makeup at the Chicago Horror Festival, the same year she collaborated with Danny Devito on his series of short horror films titled Splatter Shorts.  In 2007, Elizabeth came home to the Bay Area where she continues to shoot commercials, film and TV, along with teaching.  Elizabeth’s work has appeared in numerous national magazines, during a commercial break at the Super bowl, on billboards & buses and even on the showgirls for Ringling Bro’s Barnum and Bailey Circus.

The Lazy Girls Guide to Halloween Makeup


The Salon Professional Academy, the leading edge beauty school, in San Jose is excited for HALLOWEEN! Are you a Halloween fanatic, but simply do not have the time or energy this year to plan, organize, and execute a fab Halloween costume? Know worries! We have cultivated a few makeup looks that only require fifteen minutes, Black liquid eyeliner and your everyday beauty makeup to create these Halloween looks. Checkout some of the cut, sexy, and fun looks below.Have a safe and fun Halloween!



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Heatcure Redken Professional restoration service for hair

One of the biggest culprits of damaged hair is heat however it is also the most effective way to restore it. The heatcure professional service is different from other restorative treatments because it can only be activated when using with its specifically designed tool. It can last up to 10 washes and be used on fine-medium, coarse and curly hair. Even the most damaged hair is instantly restored to a healthy vibrant look and feel. The treatment also includes a at home weekly at home self-heating mask that can be used in-between services.


After shampooing your stylist will apply 4-7 pumps of heat cure to your wet hair then taking the specially designed tool that is specifically designed to be used at a low temperature of 284’F. They will glide through your hair section to activate the formula. When finished the stylist will rinse your hair and style as usual.


How to use heatcure self-heating mask at home

  1. Peel before shower, open mask so it can start the self-heating.
  2. Wait 2-4 minutes for mask to start heating (do not put under water)
  3. After shampoo open and squeeze contents into hands and distribute formula through hair. Leave on for 5-10 minutes and then rinse.


Based off of a 50 women focus group…

96%  of clients agree there hair felt more conditioned

94%  agreed it looked healthier 10 washed later

70%  of clients were satisfied

96%  of clients who tried at home treatment agreed hair felt more nourished and conditioned

86%  agreed hair looked healthier

80% agreed hair felt less damaged