Behind the Scenes at my Video Shoot at Trim!


Hey everyone, it's Rachel! Today, I did a shoot for the Trim Classic Barber Legendary Beauty in Nashville! My old manager at the Cosmetic Market, Hollie, now works at Trim and when I went in for a haircut, she suggested doing a collaboration. I was thrilled about the idea! We brainstormed ideas for the video and landed on a Valentine's Day themed video about how to get a romantic blowout at home. I wore the dress that was the most popular in my "7 Valentine's Day Outfits" on YouTube. 

Here is the video!

My hair hadn't been washed in days so it was the perfect before-and-after effect! 

Outfit Details:
dress - Old Navy
tights - Target
shoes - Steve Madden

The salon is incredibly cute! It has a retro, pin-up girl feel and I love their logo! They are located on 12 South, a quirky and adorable neighborhood in the heart of Nashville. It is definitely one of my favorite areas for hip and delicious restaurants and adorable boutiques! 

When Erik and I arrived at Trim, we were quickly offered complimentary drinks. I got a cucumber water and Erik got an Earl Gray tea. We had a friend work as the videographer for the shoot. Trim is set up with two separate sections for men and women's services. The men's section has a retro barber shop feel with wood accents and maroon leather chairs. They even offer complimentary shoe shines!

The women's side is set up like a retro beauty parlor, with pale pink walls and over-sized photo-studio style lights, giving it a glamorous effect (not to mention, perfect for filming!) The service is impeccable. Trim stylists have to undergo a two year apprenticeship at the salon to become full-time hairdressers, so the quality of the work is incredible. They use Kevin Murphy products, which I love. I was introduced to KM at the Cosmetic Market, and I love their Paraben-Free and Sulfate free shampoos and conditioners! They also give a complimentary scalp massage with every service, which is heavenly.

See the before and afters for Erik and I after the break!

Natural hair texture, unwashed

I love how silky the hair looks with volume and movement throughout the body! 

Hair Products Used:
Kevin Murphy- Luxury Wash and Rinse
Kevin Murphy- Body Builder
Kevin Murphy- Young Again
Kevin Murphy- Session Spray
Paul Mitchell- ProTools Ion Round Brush 2"
Erik Before
Long hair and overgrown beard!

Erik After
Looking sharp after a hair cut and beard trim! 

Erik was super helpful and edited the video for me, adding music and cutting in Final Cut Pro! What a great Valentine. We had such a fun time going through the footage, especially picking clips for the behind the scenes footage. I was also so grateful that Danny Malone let us use his music for the video as well. I think getting salon services every year for Valentine's Day would be a good tradition!

Check out the video here!


alissa b said...

So glad you got a blogger! And I loved this video, your hair looks amazing.

Great post!

alissa b

Betsy Davis said...

I had no idea you lived in the Nashville area! I've been watching your videos on Youtube for a little while now and was so excited to see that you were in 12th South for the video. So cool, I like you even more :)

Beauté Addict Anonyme said...

J'adore ta tenue: la robe avec les collants plumetis c'est juste magnifique!!!

xella3oo said...

Bonjour ! J'aimerais bien savoir si quelqu'un sais faire cette coiffure s'il vous plait ? :)

Elodie said...

Ta robe est très belle, tu es très jolie :)
Gros bisous

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