With all of the amazing local businesses in Newport, it’s hard not to break the bank between the waterfront restaurants and the chic boutiques. Thankfully, most places downtown offer student specials and discounts during the school year, which conveniently falls during the city’s “off-season” from the crazy tourist traffic.
In other words, if you’re a college student in Newport, small businesses want you.
On Thursday, November 13th, JF3 Salon will be offering Salve Regina students 25% off hair and beauty appointments. Hair appointments must be booked with Brooke, Courtney or Tara to redeem the 25% off discount. Ashley, JF3 Salon’s esthetician and beauty extraordinaire, does facials, spray tans and makeup applications with Youngblood cosmetics.
I’ve been going to JF3 Salon since last year–Tara is single-handedly responsible for my transformation from Pocahontas (long, dark hair) to “beach bunny” (medium-length, blonde highlights). I’ve also gotten several facials with Ashley, my favorite being the Repechage Four Layer Facial with Deep Pore Cleansing.
This is what my hair looks like now–you should see what it looked before and immediately after…
Then, on Friday, November 14th, Laura Jean Denim Shop will be hosting an all-day shopping event for Salve Regina students:
Even if you’re not up for a full-blown makeover, it might be worth at least getting a blowout before the polar vortex lands in Newport. At least if you lose power, your hair will still look and feel fabulous…
Also, don’t forget to take advantage of Newport Restaurant Week lunch and dinner specials through Sunday, November 16th!