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Saturday, 03 February 2018 17:46

KETT Cosmetics Airbrush Workshop

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KETT Cosmetics was created by Sheila McKenna who created the brand in the year 2000 after realizing that hi-definition cameras had changed the face of the makeup forever. For more than a decade, KETT Cosmetics has supplied the professional makeup industry with products that challenge the unforgiving lens of the high-definition camera. By developing their products in a lab and using a hi-definition camera as a microscope, KETT created a line of highly effective line of cosmetics. Sheila McKenna, President and Founder of KETT Cosmetics, is an industry veteran with over 30 years’ experience in makeup artistry. Her work has been seen in film, television, print, theatre and runway. She is widely recognized as an expert in the field of airbrush makeup artistry and has served as the subject matter authority for several publications.

Distributed in over 20 countries, KETT Cosmetics has developed a cult following among professional makeup artists, celebrities and general consumers. What began in 2000 as a niche brand for professional makeup artists in the film and television industry has transformed into a crossover collection of cosmetic products and airbrush equipment.  Today, KETT Cosmetics is globally recognized and considered an essential brand for professional artists, makeup academies, film studios and television networks.

Not only did Sheila McKenna create a brand that can keep up with current technology, but she created unparalleled synergy between creme products, airbrushing, and ultra-fine fixing powders KETT Cosmetics has become one of the most highly regarded and recognized names in the Hi Definition makeup world.   Their cosmetic provide long-lasting, flawless coverage with the flexibility to create endless looks.  KETT Cosmetics formulas have been certified vegan and cruelty free P.E.T.A and are also paraben-free, fragrance-free, and silicone-free.  KETT Cosmetics Airbrush Makeup is waterproof, sweat proof, tear proof, and will not rub off on fabric. It's also guaranteed for 16 hours of wear.

“We are committed to serving the needs of our growing market and will continue to build our loyal customer base by providing superior products that are Cruelty Free.” - Sheila McKenna, President and Founder of KETT Cosmetics. Krave Salon will have the privilege of hosting an Airbrush workshop with President and Founder of KETT Cosmetics, Shelia McKenna herself.  KETT Airbrush Makeup Classes are distinguished as the most comprehensive in the industry. This one-day airbrush makeup class will build upon your basic makeup skills and focus on the fundamentals of airbrushing. You will work first-hand with professional airbrush equipment and experience a new level of creativity with an emphasis on technique, artistic style and control. From choosing the correct foundation shade and perfecting the complexion to creating three-dimensional features for eyes and cheeks, this class will streamline your makeup skills to a new professional level. Each makeup artist will receive a $100 credit towards the purchase of a KETT Airbrush Makeup Kit.


  • Airbrush 101
  • KETT Equipment & Product Knowledge
  • Improved Makeup Techniques
  • New Business Opportunities


  • Foundation Color Matching & Correction
  • Highlight & Contour
  • Eye & Cheek Techniques
  • Airbrush Application
  • Airbrush Maintenance


  • Attendees will produce various techniques based on their individual style and comfort level.
  • Certificate awarded upon completion.
  • Limited to Artists and Industry Professionals.
  • All airbrush makeup and equipment will be supplied during the workshop for hands-on application.
  • Airbrush equipment and product will be available for purchase.
  • Catered Lunch will be provided by Smokies Restaurant

Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM
Duration: 8 Hours
Lunch: Catered lunch by Smokies Restaurant included
Location: Krave Salon, Inc, 19170 Eureka Rd, Southgate, MI 48195
Tuition: Call for Details (734) 281-4000 Angie / (734) 307-9843 Toni

Includes $100 credit toward the purchase of a KETT Starter or Pro Airbrush System on day of class.




Tuesday, 23 January 2018 21:17

Grande Lash

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We Want Long Lashes:

Even before the days of Cleopatra women have always wanted dramatic eyes with lush lashes and we have tried some crazy techniques to achieve those long batting eye lashes. Krave Salon is here to discuss our entire lash enhancing service options. Earlier this year we introduced our very effective Elleebana Lash Lift service that dramatically lengthened your existing lashes. But what if your existing lashes were short, brittle, or perhaps damaged? Krave Salon now carries a new eye lash product that is half the price of other big brand names and just as effective. The best part is – it is easy to use! GrandeLASH-MD is a clinically tested lash enhancing serum that promotes full and longer-looking lashes.

What GrandeLASH-MD does: This award-winning lash enhancing serum infused with vitamins, antioxidants, and amino acids to promote naturally longer, thicker-looking lashes in just four to six weeks, with full results in three months. It’s a favorite for helping to enhance short or thinning lashes, and it’s also ideal for restoring the appearance of brittle or damaged lashes. What else you need to know: • Dermatologist Approved
Safe to use with eyelash extensions and can help promote a longer lasting bond life.
Please note: to receive the full treatment, be sure to finish the entire tube (a three-month supply) within a three month time period. Research results according to GrandeLASH-MD website:

In a consumer perception study after 12 weeks:
100% reported GrandeLASH-MD was easy to use
97% reported more visible lashes
94% reported healthier looking lashes
91% reported longer looking lashes The cost:
2ml (3 month supply) $65
4 ml (6 month supply) $120

Krave Salon is here to discuss all of our lash enhancing options. You’ll find GrandeLASH-MD by our salon retail products in the lobby.  Have you tried GrandeLASH-MD? Tell us how it worked for you!

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Wednesday, 30 August 2017 17:13

One Shot Lash Lift

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Krave Salon is honored to introduce Elleebana Lash Lift, the hottest trend in the eyelash industry. Elleebana Lash Lift gives you luscious lifted lashes that will last for weeks, in the blink of an eye. Just one

45 minute professional treatment is all it takes to deliver a sumptuous lash lift that is retained, even after a shower or swimming, lasting for 6-8 and even 12 weeks. Elleebana Lash Lifting uses silicone rolls or pads instead of traditional rollers to give more of a lifting effect from the base of the eyelash. Our easy to use, no-waste, single-use sachet kits contain everything you need to give your clients perfect lash lifts every time. The process is, comfotable, hygienic, and convenient. Elleenban Lash Lift lets natural eyelashes appear longer without the use of eyelash extensions, allows for straightening or lifting of eyelashes with ninimal after care required! Swim, shower and play with no fuss! Suitable for short or long eyelashes.

  • The Original Lask Lift
  • Does Not Harm Lashes
  • Cruelty Free
  • Paraben Free
  • Ammonia Free
  • Formaldehyde Free
  • Hypoallergenic
  • European Made
  • Regulated Procedures & Prices
  • Hands On Training Require for Certification

Krave Salon's very own Beth Maldonano is both a licensed esthetician and certified in Elleebana Lash Lift.

Make Your Appointment Today!
KRAVE Salon inc. | 734-281-4000 | 19170 Eureka Rd., Southgate, MI 48195


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Wednesday, 09 August 2017 17:27

Unsightly Toes? Let Us Help.

Krave Salon would like to introduce Barefoot by LCN, a true breakthrough in cosmetic toenail correction made possible by the development of modern corrective materials. Barefoot is highly effective for the treatment of toenails. As the beauty industry's #1 pedicure restoration gel, Barefoot is a means to restore the toenail partially or completely while providing an attractive cosmetic result. 

Due to the flexibility of Barefoot the product adjusts to the movements of the nails and feet, thus feeling completely comfortable and natural. Barefoot is available in five shades: clear, pink, opak, pastel and our camouflage color cool pink. Barefoot can be used to match any nail type and provide coverage for even the most unsightly nails.

Krave Salon is the only LCN certified salon in the Downriver area.

 Barefoot is for any woman or man who wants to cosmetically restore their toenails to a beautiful natural state.

Features of Barefoot:
+ Non-Porous Material (far superior to Acrylic)
+ Strong Yet Flexible
+ Completely Natural Feeling
+ Customized Colors & French Available

Make Your Appointment Today!
KRAVE Salon inc. | 734-281-4000 | 19170 Eureka Rd., Southgate, MI 48195 fbsq lcn jennifer hall

We invest in our stylists. That is why we organize continued educations classes so our stylists can learn the latest trends and cutting edge techniques. Sunday, May 7th, 2017 • 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM For Stylists
This mind-blowing class will leave you with Ah-Ha moments for weeks. Watch closely as B3 Sponsored Artist, Masters of Balayage Founder, and Author of the book Suite Success, Ryan Weeden (@ryan.weeden) performs some of the hottest, most innovative and cutting-edge, hair-painting techniques of the year on live models in real-time. You will learn his methods for fast, effective balayage - real techniques that you can use immediately in the salon - guaranteed to make you more confident. From sectioning strategies to babylights to root melting, you will now discover how to combine multiple painting methods to produce one seamless look. Stylists find more information here >>

Monday, 10 August 2015 18:16

Beat the Summer Frizz

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When it comes to hair, frizz is the ultimate nemesis for women, and sadly most get discouraged and lose the battle- especially in the summertime. However, if you arm yourself with the right tools and knowledge for the battle, you can beat the frizz!


Here are some major causes for the frizz, and how to avoid it: 


1.) Avoiding Styling Products

Women tend to avoid styling products like the plague, but many do not realize that products are essential in order the combat the frizz. Most women who refuse to use products view it as “high maintenance” for their normal hair routine. What many may not realize is that there are many products that can be used with their  normal routine. Depending on the product, they can be added before allowing your hair to air dry, or they can be added right before or after a blow-dry or flat ironing, or sometimes even an evening conditioning product to leave in overnight. Krave Salon Stylists recommend Moroccanoil® Treatment Original. This product is very versatile, it can be used as a conditioning, styling and finishing tool. Moroccanoil Products are made from REAL Argan Oil, and are rich in shine-boosting vitamins and proteins.


Moroccanoil Original Treatment


Women also shy away from products because of the price. However, having damaged, dry and unruly hair can be more costly down the road than shelling out a few extra bucks on a great product that works.



2.) Using the Wrong Products

This is especially common with women who have curly hair. Just because the product says it’s for “curly hair”, does not necessarily mean it’s for your curl type. Although every curly girls’ hair is a little different, Krave Salon has found that Moroccanoil’s products for curly hair has great benefits. Moroccanoil carries a variety of products specifically for curly hair types, some being lighter and heavier than others. Ask your Krave Salon Stylist which one would be best for you!


Moroccanoil For Curly Hair

 Other times due to pricing, women will “cheap out” and buy less expensive shampoos and products, not realizing that those cheaper products could have damaging effects. Many cheaper shampoos and products  contain harmful chemicals or drying ingredients such as alcohols that will create adverse effects. Looking for products with more nourishing ingredients, and less drying ingredients can make a world of a difference. Having nourishing shampoos and using conditioners sets a great base to taming frizzy hair. Moroccanoil® Smoothing Shampoo and Moroccanoil® Smoothing Conditioner are great products since they have amino acids in them to boost your natural proteins that will lead to better, manageable hair.  


3.) Not Using the Product Correctly

Okay, so you consulted your stylist and you spend big bucks on great hair products, but you are STILL struggling with the frizz. That is probably because you are not using the products correctly. All hair products have explanations on the back to get the best results from the product. Not following or understanding the directions will lead to misuse of the product, and could leave undesirable or disappointing results. Always consult your Krave Salon Stylist first not only on what products to use, but how to use them. Psst… you can even ask for a demo on your own hair!


4.) Heat Damage

So you like diffusing your curly locks, or you desire the look of long, sleek, straight hair? Well, heat applied to hair is a big cause for frizzy, damaged hair. Throw in some humid weather on top of that and you’ll be looking like bride of Frankenstein. To prevent damage to your hair, use a heat protecting serum or spray on your hair before blow drying or straightening. Also, you can follow up with a light serum or spray after to really get a shiny, smooth look, or lively, bouncy curls.Try a few drops of Moroccanoil® Treatment Original in your damp, towel dry hair. Blow-dry and straighten as usual. Then, rub a few more drops in your palm and evenly, lightly run fingers through hair. OR, follow-up with a great product for frizz: Moroccanoil® Frizz Control. Lightly spray it in hair to finish your routine.


Moroccanoil Frizz Control

Controlling the temperature of the heat, and using proper brushes and techniques can also cut down on frizz. Your Krave Salon Stylist can give you a few pointers to take home with you!

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5.) That Darn Mother Nature!

Sometimes, it’s only the weather to blame. On those days, you can use an anti- frizz product to help reduce the amount of frizz caused from the weather. Moroccanoil® Frizz Control works great to combat the frizz on those hot, humid, summer days.


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Monday, 01 June 2015 16:44

Smoother, Healthier, Frizz-Free Locks

Ladies, dissatisfied with your hair? Are you looking for smoother, healthier, frizz-free locks? KRAVE Salon has got you covered! KRAVE Salon is the ONLY salon in the downriver area that has the EXCLUSIVE FULL PRODUCT LINE  from  Moroccanoil ®! Moroccanoil ® is a revolutionary line of hair and body products that empowers beautiful transformations. Moroccanoil ® is the originator and leading manufacturer of professional Argan Oil hair products. Thier proprietary Argan oil blend is rich in vitamins and natural elements that fortify the hair, including Vitamin F (Omega 6), Vitamin A to improve elasticity, Vitamin E to protect against free-radicals, and Phenols to shield against environmental stressors. Moroccanoil ® has a full range of products for ALL hair types and needs! Looking for more hydration?morcoccan oil at krave salon in southgate michigan

  • Moroccanoil Treatment Original
  • Moroccanoil Treatment Light
  • Hydrating Shampoos and Conditioners
  • Various Hydrating Masks
  • Smoothing Masks, Shampoos, and Conditioners

Damaged hair? Try these:

  • Moisture Repair Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Restorative Hair Mask
  • Heat Styling Protection

Beat the Frizz with these:

  • Smoothing Shampoos and Conditioners
  • Smoothing lotions and masks
  • Various styling gels
  • Molding Cream
  • Frizz Control Spray

Need a lift? Some Volumizing options:

  • Dry Shampoos for light and dark hair
  • Extra Volume Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Volumizing mousse
  • Root Boost
  • Luminous Hairsprays

Scalp issues? Give these a try:

  • Clarifying Shampoo
  • Dry Scalp Treatment
  • Oily Scalp Treatment

Unruly, curly hair? Tame the mane with these:

  • Curl Defining Mousse
  • Curl Control Cream
  • Intense Curl Cream

Moroccanoil ®  antioxidant infused, UV protecting, nutrient rich, innovative formulas are unmatched and provide dramatic results. That is why salon-exclusive Moroccanoil ® is preferred by KRAVE Salon professionals and clients alike -- their products simply work. Need a suggestion on which Moroccanoil ® products would work best for you? Ask your KRAVE Salon Hair Stylist at your next appointment!








Alessandro was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in August 2007, shortly before his 25th birthday.  In 2010, he & Marilena were married and since that time, they have lived every day trying to get to know a disease that is constantly changing. In only a few years, Alessandro went from walking with a cane, then a walker, and now is fully relying on a mobility scooter in order to get around. In 2012, Alessandro's increased loss of mobility made it impossible for him to work at his then-job as a bank teller. But Alessandro turned his focus on what he could do despite his limitations, and he went back to school to get his teaching certificate. He is almost done with that program and will finish in the top of his class with a 3.9 GPA. Over the years, Team Alessandro has raised over $65,000 for the National MS Society through Walk MS! Last year alone we raised over $21,300 and finished as the top 13th fundraising team in all of Michigan! In March, Team Alessandro received the "Mission Possible" award from the MS Society for this notable accomplishment! After giving so much of himself, Team Alessandro is reaching out to the community to help Alessandro in his personal fight against MS. The proceeds raised will benefit the family directly. The recent need for a mobility van, portable ramps, a lift chair, a new scooter, special eating utensils and the countless other medical needs they have had in this past year alone has taken its toll. With your help, we can assist a family that has helped so many countless others.

Every little bit helps, we deeply appreciated anything you can donate.  Thank you!

Thursday, April 30, 7 pm to 11 pm
Smokies Restaurant, 930 Biddle Avenue, Wyandotte, MI 48192

$20 Pre-Sale / $25 At The Door Smokies Restaurant
930 Biddle Ave, Wyandotte, MI 48192
734-283-3228 Krave Salon, Inc
19170 Eureka Rd., Southgate, MI 48195
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Food Stations featuring Local Restaurants DONATE TO THE NATIONAL MS SOCIETY:
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Monday, 16 February 2015 15:24

Welcome to Krave Elizabeth

Elizabeth Resovsky graduated from the Michigan College of Beauty in 2005 after earning a Bachelors Degree in Marketing from Western Michigan University in 2003.  Liz enjoys all aspects of hair design, especially shaping, coloring, and creating elegant upstyles for formal events.  She is always eager to expand her skill set by attending classes and trade shows, while being very adept at performing the classics for both men and women.  Liz is experienced with several color and styling product lines, which she uses to find the perfect match for each individual's needs. Liz has worked in the downriver area for ten years, starting at JV hair Designs and then Alexander Chase Salon in 2010.  She grew up in the Monroe area and now she and her husband reside in Riverview with their dog, Vito.

Saturday, 03 January 2015 17:15

Krave Welcomes New Team Member

Meg Beasse is a 2007 graduate of David Pressley school of Cosmetology.  Meg is a Color and Highlighting specialist.

She enjoys using a variety of of color lines to find the perfect shade her clients desire. Such lines as Redken color gels, Redken Color Fusion, L'oreal Professional, Paul Mitchell , Keratin Complex, Matrix and Pravana color lines. She specializes in long, thick hair and enjoys using Moroccan Oil, Schwarzkopf, Big Sexy Hair and Kendra product lines. Meg is also skilled in facial waxing.

Meg formally has worked at Alexander Chase. Meg was born and raised in Trenton and continues to reside there to this day.

Krave Salon, Inc. would like to welcome Meg to the team!  We are excited to have you with us. To book your appointment with Meg, call today - 734-281-4000.

Wednesday, 04 April 2018 20:52

Jamie Cole

Hello, I am Jamie

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 15:23

Nicole Hester

Hi, my name is Nicole Hester, I am licensed Massage Therapist at Krave Salon in Southgate, Michigan.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 15:14

Debbie Wistinghausen

Hi, my name is Debbie Wistinghausen, I am licensed cosmetologist at Krave Salon, Downriver, Michigan.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 14:58

Melody Mayer

Hi, my name is Melody Mayer, I am licensed cosmetologist at Krave Salon, Downriver, Michigan.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 14:49

Elizabeth Gray

Hi, my name is Elizabeth Gray, I am licensed cosmetologist.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 14:45

Cassidy Tepfenhart

Hi, my name is Cassidy Tepfenhart, I am licensed cosmetologist for Krave Salon in Southgate, Michigan.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 14:11

Lesa Whitley

Hi, my name is Lesa Whitley, I am Makeup Artist at Krave Salon, Inc located in Southgate, Michigan.

Monday, 16 October 2017 20:46

Toni Hoffman

Hi, my name is Toni Hoffman, one of the owners of Krave Salon, Inc.

Monday, 16 October 2017 20:36

Lisa Ryska

Hi, I am Lisa Ryska

Monday, 16 October 2017 20:23

Len Konopka

Hi, I am Len Konopka

Monday, 13 March 2017 17:32

Karen Steele

Hi, my name is Karen Steele, one of the owners of Krave Salon, Inc.

Monday, 13 March 2017 17:08

Amanda Ayers-Kopitz

Hi, my name is Amanda Ayers-Kopitz, I am licensed cosmetologist for Krave Salon, Inc located in Southgate, Michigan.

Monday, 13 March 2017 17:07

Amanda Vergona

Hi, my name is Amanda Vergona, I am Makeup Artist at Krave Salon, Inc located in the Downriver area

Monday, 13 March 2017 15:32

Julie Donaldson

Hi, my name is Julie Donaldson, I am licensed cosmetologist in the Downriver area

Monday, 13 March 2017 15:24

Jennifer Hall

Hello, I am Jennifer Hall

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