• 4 Makeup Looks for the Holidays!

    Holiday Parties are upon us, jazz up your makeup for the evening with one of these easy and beautiful Aveda Looks! Mixed Metals This look is drawing on the super popular trend of silver and gold together. The eyes are gold and black on the top lid, and silver on the bottom lash line.  Eyes-Top Lid: Gold color from Golden Cypress, Black Tulip, lightest shade from Copper Haze for blending.

  • Let Us Spoil Your Staff!

                                        Are you an owner of a business or a manager of an awesome team?  This is the perfect time of year to say "thank you" to your employees.  Look no further!

  • Ellie's Holiday Staff Pick

    Here is our first Staff pick from our Aveda Holiday Collection!  Ellie Byrom Stylist at The Domain  My personal favorite holiday gift we offer is the aveda "a gift of warmth and light" candle. It has a really great smell, it just smells like Christmas to me. It also lasts a really long time.

  • Pet of the Month! Raven!

    Here at MFX we are crazy about our pets! We can't help chatting about our adorable doggies, cuddly kitties, and even precious bunnies! Because we talk so much about our fury friends we thought it would be fun to introduce them to you!

  • MFX Makeup How to: Ombre Lip Color

    ​Lauren has put together a wonderful tutorial on a quick, easy and beautiful lip color technique. Today were showing Gogi Berry a luscious red from our fall/winter collection Romantic Grandeur. To make a more subtle everyday look choose a lighter pink and a brown liner.

  • Romantic Grandeur Fall/Winter 2014 Collection

          

  • MFX Makeup How to: Antique Gold Eyes

    Welcome to our First Fall Makeup How to Video. Today we are going to go over how to create the eye look "Antique gold" by layering some beautiful Aveda colors from our Fall/Winter Collection. We will be using 4 Single Eye Colors; All Spice, Ivory Lotus, Golden Cypress and Gypsum Grey.

  • Fall Fashion 2014

    While temperatures continue to stifle here in Austin, the rest of the world is buzzing about the upcoming fashions for fall 2014.  While sweaters and coats are still a long way away it is still fun to dream.  So what is hot for fall?

  • Pet of the Month! Rabbie

    Here at MFX we are crazy about our pets! We can't help chatting about our adorable doggies, cuddly kitties, and even precious bunnies! Because we talk so much about our fury friends we thought it would be fun to introduce them to you!

  • 2014's Fall Hair Trends

    Let's talk color first.  This fall be prepared to see the extreme ends of the color spectrum—literally—the coolest platinum blonde and the warmest brunette are on trend.  If blonde is your ambition, be sure to choose a shade of blonde that compliments your coloring and the blonder the better.

  • Buy 2 Liters get 500 Bonus Points!

      Aveda Lovers rejoice! Buy two of your favorites in a Liter size and get 500 Pure Privilege Bonus Points now through October 25th! Not already a PP member?

  • Its a Beautiful thing!

    Aveda Beautifying Oil Today I would like to tell you about one of my favorite new products and one of the best-kept secrets in the beauty industry, Aveda Beautifying Oil.  Aveda Beautifying Oil is made from the finest natural ingredients, which include jojoba oil, vitamin E, and lavender. Beautifying Oil is used to seal in skin’s essential moisture in order to produce beautiful skin that is irritation free and soft to the touch.

  • 2014 Austin Business Award Winners!

    Congratulations to our wonderful salon teams for winning our Second Austin Business Award! "The Austin Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce our winners and celebrate all that is great about doing business in Austin," said Phyllis Snodgrass, Chief Operating Officer, Austin Chamber of Commerce. "We're proud to honor the many great businesses that make Austin such a tremendous place to work and live." The Austin Chamber of Commerce presented Maximum FX as the winner of the small business Cook...

  • Pet of the Month! Bella

    Here at MFX we are crazy about our pets! We can't help chatting about our adorable doggies, cuddly kitties, and even precious bunnies! Because we talk so much about our fury friends we thought it would be fun to introduce them to you!

  • Homemade Insect Repellent

    The mosquito invasion is upon us! Keeping yourself and your family itch free is a priority in the summer, especially with mosquitos carrying West Nile. What some of you may not know is that common insect repellants contain DEET which is toxic to infants.

  • Pet of the Month! Sandy

    Here at Maximum FX we are crazy about our pets! We can't help chatting about our adorable doggies, cuddly kitties, and even precious bunnies! Because we talk so much about our fury friends we thought it would be fun to introduce them to you!

  • How to Book your Appointment Online

      Please remember the most important part is to make sure you got that confirmation email, if you didn't go back and make sure you clicked complete order. If you did and still no email please give us a call to make sure your appointment got onto the schedule. Thank you!

  • Want a free Color Service?

    Take a photo of yourself with your favorite Aveda product, upload it to our contest page or through instagram by adding #mfxphotocontest14. The photo with the most votes at the end of the day August 30th wins! Make sure your friends and family know to vote for you by sharing the link for them.

  • What SPF moisturizer do you use?

    Throughout my 12 years as an Aesthetician for MFX Salon, I am often asked about product recommendations for skin and body care.  I stand by Aveda 100% because I truly believe in the company as a whole and that they strive to produce the best products on the market.  One of the most requested product recommendations that I get is which SPF, Oil-Free Moisturizer I use or can't stand to not have on my bathroom counter.  At the present...

  • Pet of the Month! Shelby

    Here at MFX we are crazy about our pets! We can't help chatting about our adorable doggies, cuddly kitties, and even precious bunnies! Because we talk so much about our fury friends we thought it would be fun to introduce them to you!

  • Get your hair Naturally Straight!

    The newest Life changer in the Aveda Smooth Infusion line is here! Smooth Infusion Naturally Straight. Whether you’ve got relaxed waves, dense curls or tight coils, Naturally Straight progressively straightens textured hair with every use.

  • Culture Clash Aveda Summer 14

  • Aveda products for every beach bag!

                           As the school year comes to an end and summer vacation plans are in the works, there are three products that are a MUST in everyone’s beach bag!   1. Aveda Lip Saver: This moisturizing lip protector with SPF 15 has castor oil to hydrate and sooth lips.

  • Allergic to Gluten? Aveda has you covered!

    With more and more clients realizing they have sensitivities to ingredients such as gluten and sulfates we get a lot of questions about what Aveda shampoos are free of these ingredients. Here is a list of gluten free and sulfate free Aveda shampoos:   Gluten Free*:  Sulfate Free:      Brilliant Shampoo Color Conserve Shampoo Dry Remedy Moisturizing Shampoo Rosemary Mint Shampoo Sun Care Hair and Body Cleanser Scalp Benefits Shampoo and Conditioner Scalp Benefits Shampoo ...

  • Double Points Weekend!

    Get Double Points for all of the Aveda you love! May 8th-11th Stop by your nearest MFX location to receive Double Pure Privilege Points on your entire purchase. Not yet a member? There are so many reasons to become a Pure Privilige member, this weekend is the time to sign up!

  • Trunk Show this Saturday!

    Family Jewels Trunk Show 12PM - 4PM, May 3rd, Congress location Just in time for Mother's Day, Patricia and Wendy, the mother/daughter design team of Family Jewels, unveil their latest creations.  Each original piece is handcrafted using only the highest quality semi-precious stones and rich metals.  Stop by the salon and pick something for Mom that's as beautiful as she is.

  • Pet of the Month!

    Here at MFX we are crazy about our pets!  We can't help chatting about our adorable doggies, cuddly kitties, and even precious bunnies!  Because we talk so much about our fury friends we thought it would be fun to introduce them to you!  We hope you enjoy getting to know our best friends a little better! Meet Binx   Best friend of: Leigh  Breed: Maybe part Ragdoll.  Favorite Toy: His ball for sure! You can hear him swatting it around all night!  ...

  • Earth Day is almost here!

    On April 22nd we will celebrate Earth Day, a whole day dedicated to the planet we live on and making sure we keep it clean, sustainable and healthy!  Here at MFX, one day for the Earth is not enough.  We take the entire month of April to raise money and awareness for our most precious resource, water.

  • Pet of the Month!

    Here at MFX we are crazy about our pets!  We can't help chatting about our adorable doggies, cuddly kitties, and even precious bunnies!  Because we talk so much about our fury friends we thought it would be fun to introduce them to you!  We hope you enjoy getting to know our best friends a little better! Meet ChaCha   Best friend of: Melinda  Breed: Lhasa apso (say that three times fast!) Favorite Toy: My jewelry  Favorite Snack: French fries (No, I d...

  • What does Aveda Stand For?

    Aveda's vision: "connecting beauty, environment and well-being." Aveda's mission: "to care for the world we live in, from the products we make to the ways in which we give back to society. At aveda, we strive to set an example for environmental leadership and responsibility, not just in the world of beauty, but around the world." Aveda's beliefs: 1. We believe in treating ourselves,each other, and the planet with care and respect.

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