Save with our Scoutmob deal.

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New clients can save 50% (up to $30) when they check us out! Already part of our flock? If you’ve been curious about our other services now’s the perfect time for you to try something new. Current clients, try a new service and save up to $30 when you book with Victoria, Dee or Alexis! We offer a full range of salon and spa services including massage, custom facials, cut, color, tinting and waxing.

Check out the deal here or on your app.

Celebrating 7 years of nature + beauty

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Friends,

It’s hard to believe it’s been seven years since we opened our doors! The vision behind Aviary was to bring sustainable beauty and wellness to a serene space and to become part of the community.

To thank you for flocking with us, we’re throwing a month long birthday party with seven days of giveaways from our curated collection of natural beauty and wellness products!

We’ll be giving away all kinds of goodies like: hair care by OWAY & davines, scrubs & serums by Sircuit Cosmeceuticals and Dr. Hauschka, some of our favorite candles and incense, a well-stocked gift bag and even a big ‘ol gift card!

All giveaways take place on Instagram, so make sure you are following us here.

With Gratitude,

Aviary

How to enter/rules:

Just comment our contest posts on Instagram.  Tag a LOCAL ATL friend! (each friend you tag is an extra entry.) Be sure to follow @aviary and to be eligible to win!  The winner will be randomly selected and we’ll announce the results the day after the post.

Aviary + BUFF Gilt Deals: A Resolution to Treat Yourself

The new year may not erase the past, but it does provide a primetime opportunity for renewal. And while it’s easy to watch your new year’s resolutions fall into the cracks, it doesn’t mean you can’t salvage a bit of self-improvement, new years or not. Our friends at Gilt City Atlanta recently introduced Rock the Resolution, deals to make whatever hasn’t fallen through the cracks that much easier to accomplish. And what’s a better resolution than a little R&R? Eh, we can’t come up with one. That’s why we’re thrilled to be featured alongside our bffs (and Studioplex neighbors) at BUFF.

We’re offering deals on our dream-worthy Rejuvenate Oxygen Infusion Facial, as well as our Alchemist and Smart Peel Facial. After your skin is in tiptop shape, BUFF is boasting $40 worth of nail services for $25 (you still have that tucked inside that one Christmas card, right?).

So grab your deals here, and have a happy new year. We can’t wait to see you in 2015.

no tricks, just treats: reward yourself with aviary's pumpkin facial

Alright, Atlanta. As you know, it’s pumpkin time. But pumpkin is not only for your porch or pie or, ahem, latte – it’s for your skin. All year around, we love our ALCHEMIST Smart Peel utilizing Sircuit's Youth Accelerator Pumpkin Enzyme Peel, but there’s something about the arrival of fall that makes it even better. And apart from it smelling good enough to eat, it comes loaded with healthy skin benefits.

By smartly targeting the skin’s receptors, the peel aids in getting rid of that icky free radical damage (which results in accelerated aging), and the power is really in the pumpkin. Concentrated pumpkin, or Cucurbita Pepo extract is rich in Beta Carotene and over 100 other nutrients. The other main ingredient, pumpkin ferment or Lactobacillus, works to exfoliate dead skin cells and impurities. All in all? It leaves your skin as vibrant as fall’s blue sky.

As a part of the facial, it’s a sure fire way to deeply cleanse pores, exfoliate and rehydrate. But seriously, don’t go eating it – we have a treat for you. If you show us this blog post upon receiving your Pumpkin Enzyme Peel, you’ll get $10 off, and, if you’re a member of Gilt City Atlanta, you can grab yourself the whole thing for $54 (not to mention the deals on Intraceuticals Rejuvenate + Atoxelene Oxygen Infusions and brow shaping that we’ve thrown in the treat basket as well).

Happy fall, friends!

clarisonic, now from face... to feet

While Georgia may have had a confusing transition from winter to spring this year, we feel like the warm and humid is now here to stay and with that comes bathing suits, tank tops, and those tiny shorts. Oh man. We're thankful that our friends over at Clarisonic have us covered and this time, not just our faces. We're talking Clarisonic Pro Face and Body.

What Clarisonic aims to address this month is Keratosis Pilaris. We know, it sounds scary. In simpler terms, though, it's just referring to those summertime "chicken skin" bumps. In more proper terms, it's a skin condition where protein in the skin (keratin) forms hard plugs within hair follicles. And guess what? Over 80% of the population has it. So, Clarisonic conducted a 12 week study in which they proved just how great the body brush is. 100% reported an overall improvement in skin texture, 92% said they had a reduction in redness, and 91% noticed an improvement in dryness. All of these things get a thumps up, especially during a Georgia summer.

We love the Clarisonic system, which we talked about here a few months ago, and we invite you to come check it out and talk with Amy about any questions because again, the Pro Face & Body is only available through (your favorite) esthetician. Bring on the summer!

into the bottle: arnica

This week we’re revisiting the “E” word. If you haven’t taken Condition up on last week’s deal, we may know one of the things stopping you. Exercise can be tough so it’s natural that muscles start feeling tight and joints begin to get a little stiff after a rigorous workout. That’s where arnica, another ingredient we’re thanking the earth for, comes in.

Arnica is in the sunflower family and has been used for centuries to relieve pain, revitalize after-physical activity, and even promote flexibility. It’s believed that the plant contains derivatives of thymol, which has anti-inflammatory effects so even those with arthritis are use it to reduce pain and swelling in joints. It is also loaded with compounds like flavonoids, silicic acid, tannins, carotenoids, and essential oils. These compounds make arnica a fantastic healer for skin and its own process of renewal and self-cleansing.

For us, arnica’s all natural soothing action along with its skin benefits makes it a superstar ingredient. Dr. Hauschka uses arnica as the main component in their Birch Arnica Body Oil and Sircuit in their refreshing gel moisturizer, Cool Aid. The best way to utilize arnica’s benefits is the massage it into the skin after exercise or those other strenuous activities. It’s soothing warmth will bring those muscles and joints back to live… so you can exercise again tomorrow.

our feathered friends: condition kettlebell gym

Forget the cup of sugar… our neighbor brings us a great form of exercise. Founded in 2007, Condition Gym sits in Studioplex and utilizes the kettlebell. We’ve all heard the buzz. The little thing that resembles a cool cannon ball is a great way to get in shape fast. Our very own Amy and Christine have even been head over heels for Condition for a while.

So, we know, exercise is one of those things that we need to do, even want to do, but may not always like to do. This is where kettlebells come in. Originating in Russia, the kettlebell was originally used by the Russian armed forces to train their soldiers. In the 1700s, they were integrated into the Russian Olympics, becoming a point of national pride and symbol of strength. So, needless to say, the art practiced at Condition is intense and powerful. It’s a way to lose weight, gain muscle, and get energized and healthy. The exercise even lowers heart rate and blood pressure all while providing balanced development of all muscle groups. And while the wide range of benefits makes kettlebells a good option for everyone, it’s especially wonderful for those who let their mind wander in a workout and the “I ate a protein bar for lunch” busy. Why? Kettle bells are quick. We’re talking dropping 600-900 calories in 45 minutes quick.

Condition understands the curiosity and wonder surrounding a new workout and Delaine Ross, kettlebell pro and founder of Condition, offers a free consultation along with an awesome introductory workshop for $10 (regularly $47!) with mention of Aviary. They also believe in overall, whole body health and are partnered with Personal Trainer Foods to give you a nutrition kick-start as well. Let’s get healthy!

a duo done right (just in time for valentine's day)

All right gang, not only are we in the midst of NYFW where fresh skin is in high demand, but Saint Valentine has his day coming up as well. We have a plan though. Dr. Hauschka knows our needs and has released limited supply, perfectly pretty day creams paired with complementary treatment mask trials. Whether new to Dr. Hauschka’s awesome products or a longtime fan, these sets are a great opportunity to correct and balance skin, find a new fave, and become acquainted (and fall in love with) the benefits of weekly mask treatments. It seems like cupid may already be here.

The sets offer well thought out daily (moisturizer) and weekly (mask) care for normal, dry, sensitive, and sensitive combination skin. Each duo even features a daily regimen to get you on track. For example, for normal skin, Hauschka’s team has paired Quince Day Cream with the Rejuvenating Mask. Quince Day Cream protects, hydrates, and supports balanced, healthy skin while the Rejuvenating Mask enlivens, refreshes, and boosts vitality (leaving you looking radiant). Rose Day Cream has been paired with the Soothing Mask for dry skin because rose nurtures and renews, sealing in moisture to prevent dehydration. Soothing Mask maintains moisture content and supports healthy cycles of skin renewal. Sensitive skin demands Rose Day Cream Light (a lighter version of Rose Day Cream that soothes and protects) and is again paired with the Soothing Mask. And for that sensitive combo skin, Melissa Day Cream is again paired with the Rejuvenating Mask, which has the power to calm irritation and redness. Melissa Day Cream softens and balances while reducing the appearance of minor blemishes as well as controls that unwanted shine.

Basically, Dr. Hauschka has us covered and with essential oils and simple smells included in each product, we’re even ready for the week ahead. And remember, these duos are in limited supply so we hope to see you soon!

Aviary {organic beauty collective} is InStyle!

In one of the interviews that I did the last year, I was asked what the most exciting thing that I have ever won. My answer: accolades. To be able to do what you love is truly a gift; I feel as blessed about that as I do my family and friends who support me. But, in all honesty, to be told that you are good at it is something that brings a me level of validation that I never experienced with report cards or trophies. Though I love to learn, I was never an excellent student (actually I was a pretty bad one) and even though I am "tall" (which apparently equals must be great at sports), I am much more clumsy and awkward than nimble. Plus I pretty much hate anything that requires running. So when I got the call that I was being considered for InStyle Magazine's roundup of the Nation's best beauty services, I had to catch my breath. And then throw up a little because I still had to perform a facial for their tester.

I feel fortunate that our Atlanta tester was a real champion for the ATL. She told us that she had been hounding a friend who works for the magazine to stop overlooking our great city for this annual feature...and they finally obliged! How my name got tossed into the ring, I will never know. But we made it. And the me of my twenties (a PR girl) is super proud of the me of today...because I don't think I even got this excited to get a band written up in Rolling Stone or the New York Times. As I read the other services and salons who are featured, I feel even more flattered to be included...my friends at WAX got a great shoutout under waxing. And Adore Hair Studio, which is also right around the corner, was featured under hairstyling. So yay Eastside ATL!!

Anyway, I appreciate the kudos from InStyle and I hope you'll take advantage of the 20% discount that they are offering to their readers. We at the Aviary are just doing what we love to do everyday, whether providing a service or just hanging out with our friends. On most days it feels like one in the same to us.

I Like Birds: Just What The Doctor Ordered

We had such a great time this weekend with Kristi Hyde, King of Pops and Carly from Dr. Hauschka that we decided to perpetuate the love of organic beauty and share a great deal which will land some free product in your hands. It's been an astounding 90 plus degrees outside all week and with two more months of unbearable heat, swimming pool, beach & boat weather, we can't think of anything better for you and your skin than this deal.

Please note there is only one per customer but there is no expiration date so use this when your tired and sun exposed skin needs a real boost.