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Grand Reopening

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Grand Reopening & Studio Session


Celebrate Geneva Hair Studio’s new home!  Geneva Hair Studio is pleased to announce that Bennie Pollard; salon owner, award winning hairdresser, and manufacturer of Benniefactor & Gage for Men, will be joining us on Monday, November 11th for a Studio Session and Reopening Celebration.  A studio session is a fun social event where you learn hair styling tips.  Our November 11th Studio Session will be hosted by famed hairdresser and hair care product developer Bennie Pollard. Coming from Louisville, Kentucky Mr. Pollard will present current trends on live models. The event is free, so get a group of friends or make a date night out of it. Taking place at Geneva Hair Studio in Irvington this is a chance to enjoy hair styling tips and beauty advice in a hip and historic neighborhood.


A second-generation hairdresser, Bennie Pollard has over 25 years of experience in the professional beauty industry. He is the owner of the award-winning salon Hair by Bennie and Friends which has been featured in Glamour Magazine, Modern Salon, Beauty Launch pad, etc. Mr. Pollard is a two-time NAHA winner (North American Hair Styling Awards) and a six-time nominee. He is also the founder and owner of two top notch hair care product lines, Benniefactor and Gage for Men as well as the Know How training facility in Louisville.


Join us on Monday, November 11th from 6:30p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Attendees can enjoy Mr. Pollard’s exclusive live presentation, complimentary mini consultations, light refreshments, and special retail discounts.  As always, enjoy a $20 Studio Reward for every valid referral, this means we want to see you and all your friends!


For more information, please email info@genevahairstudio.com

We look forward to seeing you at Geneva Hair Studio’s new location, 5541 East Washington Street in Irvington on November 11th!

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Fall Trend Event 2013

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fall trend event

Are you ready to change up your look? Want to know what is going to be 'the look' this holiday season?

Well here you go, from the runways in Milan, New York, Paris and London to the streets of Indianapolis -- all of the best new hair and makeup trends are here for you!



Cinnamon Lips


Reverse Ombre




Warm Eyes


Hilighted & Illuminated



Soft Peachy Glow


Bold Contour


tuesday, november 5th

Call now to reserve your appointment at our Fall Trend Event on Tuesday, November 5th from 6 - 9pm, appointments are complementary and space is limited

- Trend Makeup Lessons

- Davines Hand Treatments

- Our Biggest Discounts of the Year

- Free gift with valid purchases

- Have a valid referral schedule for the event and you BOTH recieve 50% off your next appointment

special guest : ashlee danielle

Professional  Makeup Artist and Senior National/ International Educator for Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics, Ashley Danielle will be at GENEVA Hair Studio for the event! 

Ashlee Danielle has a broad range of experience spanning from beauty makeup to airbrush and body painting.  Her passion and inspiration has always been in creating works of art.  Ashlee has worked in many different artistic mediums; painting, scultping, and beautifying the faces of men and women from all walks of life.  While working on some of America's top models to educating some of the most talented up and coming makeup artists worldwide, she truly finds her home in the fast paced world that is the beauty industry. 

Ashlee will be training the Geneva team all morning on the latest tricks and trends of the makeup world.  Since creating the perfect, flawless look for each client is always top priority,  she will be observing and providing insight where needed during the event. 

Given her years of experience using Youngblood Cosmetics Ashley Danielle has great information we can't wait to learn!

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2013 Irvington Halloween Festival

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Irvington Halloween Festival 2013

It's that wonderful time of year again, HALLOWEEN! As most of our clients know the GENEVA Hair Studio staff loves many things, but at the top of our list is Irvington and  Halloween. 

We have compiled a list of the great events happening this year, we hope to see you around!


Special Menu

This year GENEVA will be offering a special menu for October 26th, we will be accepting walk ins but appointments are strongly recommended. 



Special Events

Saturday October 19th

3-D Pop-up Mask Workshop at the Irvington Branch Library

3:00 p.m. at the Irvington Branch Library. 3-D Pop-up Mask Workshop, for ages 7-12. Create three-dimensional masks with artist Anthony Radford.

Scholarship Pageant at Downey Avenue Christian Church

6:00 p.m. This event is an annual scholarship program that determines who should be crowned the Irvington Halloween Festival Queen. Contestants will be judged on an original costume, interview, evening wear, and an onstage question. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to her college of choice

Bona Thompson Center Paranormal Results & Chili Supper

SPIRIT Paranormal Investigation Research & Intervention Team conducted an in-depth paranormal investigation of the building. Their fascinating results will be revealed for the first time at our Annual Halloween Festival Chili Supper. Proceeds benefit the Irvington Historical Society programs. Serving begins at 4:30pm – Program begins at 5:30pm $25.00 per person, Reservations Required

Punpkin Carving Contest at Ellenberger Park

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Come out to Ellenberger Park (football field) for a free pumpkin carving contest! Pumpkins will be provided by Waterman’s Family farm. Food trucks & prizes for K-12 and adult categories! 

Sunday October 20th

Spooky Organ Concert at Our Lady of Lourdes Church

6:00 p.m. This is an annual event featuring an organ performance by Our Lady of Lourdes organist Larry Bonebright and a special performance by the Indianapolis Children’s Choir! The event will require one non-perishable food item for admission.

Monday October 21st

Haunted Puppet Show at the Irving Theatre

6:30 p.m. This is an annual event that provides a children’s puppet show by  Melchoir Marionettes and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio. The event will be free though donations would be appreciated.

Art & Silent Auction

7:00 p.m. Join us at the Inhabit Gallery for hors d’oeuvres (by The Legend Classic Café) and libation (cash bar) during a live and silent auction. The event will include the sale of the top three poster contest winners and donated items, as well as appetizers and a cash bar.  Tickets - $10

Tuesday October 22nd 

Costume Party at Black Acre

This is an annual costume party to be held at Black Acre Brewing with prizes furnished by local Irvington businesses. 21+ only. The event will begin at 7pm. Doors open at 4pm. Judging and prizes begin at 9:30pm.

Movie Night at the Irvington Branch Library

This is an annual event that provides a family friendly movie option. The event will also feature free hot dogs, popcorn, and drinks.

ParaNorman (PG) – A young boy with the ability to see ghosts must protect his town from zombies and the curse of a long-dead witch

The refreshments will be served beginning at 6:30. The movie will begin promptly at 7:00. Please arrive early as this is a first-come first-serve event.

Wednesday October 23rd

Monster Makeup Workshop for teens at the Irvington Branch Library

6:00 p.m. Learn to do your own Halloween monster and zombie makeup with a makeup artist from the Indiana Repertory Theatre. For ages 13-18. Register at 275-4450, option 4.

Pride of Indy Concert

In conjunction with the Irvington Halloween Festival, the Pride of Indy Concert Band will present their fall/halloween concert featuring the music from Pirates of the Caribbean, Phantom of the Opera, Giuseppe Verdi, Michael Jackson and more!

Wednesday, October 23rd at 7:30pm in the Irvington Community Middle School Gym. On Saturday, October 26th, performances will include the Pride of Indy Pep Band at 3:00pm and the Pride of Indy Marching Band will perform in the costume parade as well.

Movie Night at the Irving Theatre

8:00 p.m. Join as at the Irving for a screening of “Destiny” (1921) with live accompaniment (just like the old days)! Tickets - $5

Thursday October 24th

Spooky Stories at the Irving Theatre

7:00 p.m. This is an annual event featuring storytelling from Ken Oguss and the presentation of winning entries to the Irvington Halloween Festival Writing Contest. The event will be free but donations would be appreciated.

Friday October 25th

Zombie Bike Ride

7:15 p.m. This is an annual costumed bicycle ride through Irvington brought to you by Indy Cycle Specialist. The ride will begin at the Irvington Branch Library. Dufour’s will be providing a hot dog and brat buffet following the ride. 

Saturday October 26th

Plesant Run Run

The Irvington Halloween Festival Pleasant Run-Run is an annual five mile run through the beautiful winding tree-lined streets of historic Irvington. The course is fast and primarily flat.   

REGISTER HERE >> https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=9305

New in 2013: The Inaugural Red Dress Run/Walk 

A 2-ish mile Fantastically Fun jaunt – All participants (male and female) decked out in red dresses – Why? Why not? – includes one water/root beer stop – complete with limbo pole – You’ll have the opportunity to show us your best Prancercise moves as you amble down Irvington’s beautiful tree-lined avenues flaunting a smile and your favorite red dress. You’ll be able to say “I was there” as part of Irvington history and this inaugural run as you join hundreds of others creating red streaks, pandemonium and lots of camera flashes! There will be a roving completely random prize committee that will be on hand to recognize talent, chutzpah, and accessories! We will also have prizes for Best Dressed Female and Worst Dressed Male.

Irvington Halloween Festival Street Fair

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. This is an annual event that provides entertainment, food, and vendors throughout Irvington. Visit the Beer Garden featuring selections from Black Acre, Sun King, Flat12 and Indiana City.

East Washington Street between Ritter (to the West) and Bolton (to the East).

Irvington Halloween Festival Costume Parade at 4:00pm! Costume judging will take place at a booth near the library a couple hours before the start of the parade.

Event Vendors - The event will feature over 150 vendors.


We have a lot planned for the October 26th Street Fair. Here is a tentative list of entertainment options:

Stage 1 10:00 a.m. Recorded music, 11:00 a.m. Delta Duo, blues. 12:00 p.m. South Six 5 – kids rock . 1:00 p.m. Blue Alchemy. 2:00 p.m. The Capones (Bill Shaefer) — Classic Rock. 3:00 p.m. Scecina High School Rock Band

Stage 2 (children’s stage) 10:30 a.m. Rhythm Fun with Bill Bailey. 11:30 a.m. Sing Along Favorites for the Whole Family with Silly and Sassy. 12:30 p.m. Stasia Demos. 1:30 p.m. RudiToonz. 2:30 p.m. Jump and Hop

Stage 3 (South Audubon) 12:00-1:30 p.m. Gordon Bonham Trio — Blues and folk. 1:30-3:00 p.m. The Dancin’ Nancys  – original folk-pop-rock


Other Exciting News:

Joanna Rohrback, Queen of Prancercise, will be this year’s special guest at the The Historic Irvington Halloween Festival on October 26th. She will be Prancercising during the Red Dress Fantastically Fun Jaunt that morning, as well as serve as the grand marshall of the costume parade. She will also be signing copies of her book, Prancercise: The Art of Physical and Spiritual Excellence, at Bookmamas on Oct 26 from 11:00-1:00.







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Trending Now: Matte Lips

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We've all been there, stuck in a style-rut. Routine gets the best of us and we find ourselves waking up for work each morning, applying the same makeup products, in the same order and wondering why we feel dull and drab. We want to switch up our look, but not in a complete makeover sort of way. And we certainly don't want to break the bank in the process. Now a mini-makeover is easier than ever with this fall trend we're already excited for: matte lips.

BOLD, matte lips were a stand-out trend at the summer 2013 shows, with Alexander Wang, Prada, and Burberry all opting for bright, velvety shades that popped amidst otherwise pared-back beauty looks.

It's understandable that it might be hard to let go of your trusted lip gloss, after all, the lip trend for the past few years has been glossy or bust; but this look is surprisingly versatile, far from boring and can work on every skin tone. Perfect for day or night, you can go matte with any hue.

Head over to GENEVA to check out Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics Matte Lipsticks in Debalicious, Vixen, and Barely Nude....and remember all Youngblood lip products are $3.00 off in August!


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Mother's Day Makeover

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Happy mother's day!

A few weeks back we asked our clients to send us a message explaining why a Mom they know deserves a makeover.  We recieved many great nominations for the makeover, Ami Guilfoy sent us this heartfelt message:

I would like to nominate my mother, Sharon Roembke, for the Mother's Day Makeover Contest. My mom is the most selfless and giving mother and has always put her children before herself. She is always there to help us with our own children and rarely gets any time to herself. Just recently she spent ten days sleeping on an air mattress after I had surgery to ensure she could help me if needed during the middle of the night. I know it had to be uncomfortable and that she didn't get much sleep, but she never complained. That is just the kind of mother-and person-she is! I know she would be thrilled to win a day of beauty and I can't think of anyone who deserves it more.

Thank you!



We choose Sharon for the makeover, she was so excited!  The GENEVA team gave Sharon a new look using Davines color, benniefactor styling aids, and Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics.









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