Solluni Salon || Premier Organic Salon in Baltimore

Today we are featuring a salon that offers premium organic products, impeccable customer care and the ability to care for your hair as no one else has. Solluni salon offers a variety of natural skin and hair care products that are vegan, gluten free, not tested on animals and cruelly free. Not only are the products sustainable, but they offer your hair and skin a total experience of health and wellbeing. All products are formulated in Baltimore by the salon owner Eunhee Kim. These locally made hair and skin care products have developed a cult following that even I can not deny. I may be slightly addicted to the Amasing 1 skin creme (that was the first product of this entire product line). Oh, and the curly hair styling product, wow, my locks are in love.

Location

Solluni salon is located in Quarry Lake on Greenspring in Baltimore. Walk into the salon and your treated by a clean and modern pallete. The shelves are filled with all the products offered by the salon. Even the shampoo has been formulated in house and is what is used for every client. The salon is clean and intimate. Organic loose leaf tea is served, premium coffee and bottle water are available. Love Dust is by far my favorite herbal tea- created specifically by the owner for a refreshing and balancing experience, and for this die-hard coffee fanatic, that is saying something!

Experience

When you walk in the door you are greeted, treated to a luxury shampoo with the high-end Solluni products. Your stylist makes a plan with you to ensure your is cared for, healthy and looks it best at all times. Styles are modern, yet there is a focus is on healthy hair and natural treatments. So say goodbye to the over processed and over styled hair and see how your hair can look its best. This salon was created with the intention to care for clients and to work with them towards their hair goals. The stylists that work here have been fully vetted by the owner to ensure that the experience for all clients, regardless of the stylist, is one of quality and care. There is no such thing as a bad hair cut here! Services are limited to those that care for the scalp, hair and wellbeing of the client. Solluni is a toxic free environment, so you will not be overwhelmed by the smell of perms or the harsh smell of hair straightener.

If you are a curly girl, they can show you how to manage your hair without all those harsh chemicals. Premium color lines leave your hair shiny and healthy.

History & Founder’s Story

With 25 years of experience in the beauty industry, Eunhee experienced a significant lack of natural wellness products on the market. Eunhee taught herself herbology and chemistry, with a focus on natural botanicals.  This was driven by her sensitivity to products used in cosmetic and salon products and the knowledge that many products we use are toxic and creating more harm than healing. Through this process, she discovered a variety of natural botanicals that heal and rejuvenate the skin. Clients often asked about healing remedies for burns, bruises and other injuries to the skin. Eunhee was able to dramatically improve their healing with products that she had created for herself.  She became passionate about sharing her knowledge and creations with others and, thus, established Solluni, a beauty line made with vegan, gluten free, cruelty free and organic ingredients. In 2018, Eunhee opened a salon, also called Solluni, which features all of Eunhee’s proprietary hair products in a toxic-free environment. Products are available for purchase in store and online.

You can check out this salon at Solluni || P: (410)413-6850 || 2578 Quarry Lake Drive, Baltimore MD 21209.

Solluni Salon Photos,

Solluni Salon Photos,

Images provided by Photos by Carlotta

A Charm City Christmas Wedding || Ashton Kelley Photography

 

This Christmas wedding inspiration shoot gives us all the inspiration for a beautiful and elegant holiday wedding. This real life couple celebrated their marriage with this styled wedding, even including the bride’s sister as a bridesmaid. Designed by Heather Misner of Atwater Lane and captured by Ashton Kelley Photography, this Liriodendron Mansion holiday wedding reminds us that holiday themed weddings can be incredibly feminine and high end while still featuring the beautiful elements of the holiday season.

The Look

The bride’s elegant style’s tone is set for a formal affair with a dress that features a sweetheart bodice, an asymmetrical organza skirt, and floral sequence accents. She’s wearing a gold choker with a single diamond pendant. Her look is completed with an up-do that features a soft side sweep bang, a hip length veil, and red lip to bring in that pop of traditional Christmas color.

Having the groom wear a black tux coincides with the formal feel of the overall wedding. The red tie brings in the beloved Christmas color that’s featured throughout the whole wedding.

The bridesmaid’s look features a sequined open-back red dress. The floor-length gown fits the evening affair. Her hair is finished with soft curls and a side braid.

The bridal bouquet features all of the florals that you think of when you think Christmas. White calla lilies, red roses, evergreen branches, light peach roses, and holly berries and leaves. The mix of flowers creates a textured bouquet full of whites, reds, and evergreen.

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AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

The Design



This elegant wedding inspiration stays with the traditional colors of Christmas – red, evergreen, gold and white. The beautiful and elegant invitations feature this Christmas color theme.  Peach and Paperie‘s calligraphed invitations feature gold script and watercolor pine tree accents. Golden wax sealed the envelopes giving the suite a thoughtful finish.

The welcome boxes are offered to guests that stay overnight or come from out of town. These boxes were created by The Welcoming District . These boxes stay with the winter theme offering carefully curated blue spruce scented candle, holiday-themed matches, holly tree coasters, a pine needle ink printed tea towel and a gingerbread bar of soap. The elements in these boxes are thoughtful and high quality ensuring guests will remember and enjoy the contents.

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AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed
The Ceremony Space

The outdoor ceremony space overlooks the bare woods creating the feeling of winter. A geometric copper pipe archway defines the ceremony space.  The archway is partially covered in evergreen branches and the sides accented with dark green flower vases full of poinsettias, evergreen branches, baby’s breath. Laying next to the vases are white birch wood logs. We love that evergreen, birch and traditional winter florals are included in this space.

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AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

Place Card Mantle

Guests can find their seats by use of the freestanding mantle. Adorned with two fur stockings, gold lanterns, white cranberry branches, wrapped presents and a welcome sign. The mantle continues to set the tone for the holiday-at-home vibe. The place cards hang from the middle of the fireplace on a red string and feature calligraphic names and watercolor floral accents. We love the uniqueness of this element for their wedding day. Say goodbye to boring tables and say hello to this stunning mantle!

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AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

Cake

The Cake Studio created two cakes for inspiration. The main cake features a tall two-tier cake with a clean white fondant. It’s finished with a collection of pine needles, holly leaves and a light peach rose.

The second cake is a one tier cake. It mirrors the first cake with fondant design but only features pine needles and cranberries. The cakes are complimented by chocolate covered “present” desserts, a mix of vanilla and chocolate cupcakes, an almond tart and star sandwich cookies.

Everyone loves dessert, so this does not disappoint. An additional dessert table features cupcakes, petite fours, and cookies displayed on clean white trays and cake stands. They are accented with all the elements of the holiday: cinnamon sticks, holly berries and poinsettias.

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AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

Coctails

Of course, no wedding inspiration would be complete without a cocktail addition, which comes in the form of a Rose with a skewer of cranberries. Wooden tables and signs are adorned with holiday plates, and champagne with cranberries. Bottles of Rose keep in line with the color tones of the season and are corked with Christmas tree stoppers!

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

Tables

Rustic wood sweetheart table is swathed with pine boughs, brass candle holders and an oversized table runner . A gold trimmed formal place setting reminds us that this is  an elegant affair. The table is complete with a white lace runner which has been placed at the front of the table and left to drape off the sides. The runner is covered in fresh pine branches, holly leaves, poinsettias, and tall candelabras. Each place setting features a pink cut crystal glass and a gold leaf napkin ring (can I tell you how much I love these napkin rings!!).

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

Venue: Liriodendron Mansion
Event Designer: Atwater Lane
Photographer: Ashton Kelley Photography
Event Rentals: East Vintage Charm
Makeup Artist: Air Brush Faces
Dress Boutique: Francesca’s Bridal
Jewelry: Atheria Jewelry
Model: Fleur de Charme LLC
Heirlooms: The Mrs. Box
Welcome Box: The Welcoming District 
Signage: By Brittany Branson
Calligrapher: Peach and Paperie
Cake Designer: The Cake Studio

Bohemian Rocker Styled Shoot || Main Street Ballroom || Emma Dallman

Say goodbye to the traditional elements of most styled shoots and take a look at this creative and edgy styled shoot. The style is bohemian rocker meets millennial artist and it was held at Main Street Ballroom.  This was photographed by Emma Dallman and it features two different bridal looks, luscious florals and rich color tones. We are excited to bring this funky styled shoot to you.

Stationary

This non traditional design was provided by Blush and Swoon. The stationary has torn natural edges with soft watercolor hues along the left side. The names are not centered, but featured in the bottom left corner. The stationary is styled with an untraditional gold ring that plays host to a red ruby.
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First Bride’s Look


Our first Bride is wearing a slim fit bridal gown. The spaghetti strap dress is simple with a cross strap in the front. A lace Applica on the bodice is the main focus of the dress. Her make up features a red lip and a dark neutral eye. Her braided updo is finished with wavy side bangs.
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Second Bride and Groom’s Look

The bridal gown is a low cut lace dress. Her hair is down in very loose waves and her makeup is natural tone. Her look is completed with a hunter-green brimmed hat.
The groom is wearing a two-tone brown suit. Dark brown pants and a tan jacket complete with black shoes. His green and white patterned tie is the focal point of his attire and coordinates with the bride’s hat. His look is finished off with a pocket square.

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Ceremony 


There ceremony space focuses on the use of the iconic white barn doors and chandelier of Main Street Ballroom. Victoria Clausen draped Italian ruscus in an asymmetrical form to create a natural feeling.

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Florals


As always, Victoria Clausen brought her A-Game to this styled shoot. Two separate looks for each bride, a boutonniere for the groom and a centerpiece for the sweetheart table were created.

The sweetheart table’s crescent floral display is made of a mix of tropical and traditional flowers. Using bright pink roses, white laceleaf, spotted orchid, yellow orchid sprays, and a mix of greenery.Emma Dallman || Charm City Wed_4697.jpg
The first bride’s hand-tied bouquet features deep rich tones and a wide variety of florals. Orange ranunculus, rust orange roses, green celosia, and yellow cockscomb celosia and allium bullet, to name a few of the key players.
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The second bride is holding a large crescent bouquet. This bouquet brings in all the flowers from all other locations throughout the shoot. Plus some large tropical leaves.
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Cake
Sweetly Entwined used three buttercream colors and a rustic technique of icing to create a dramatic simplicity. Styled with a grey cheesecloth and slate ribbon finishes off this reception focal point.

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Vendors

Host: Styled Shoot Across America
Planning & Design: La Rue Events
Venue: Main Street Ballroom
Assistant: Hannah Belle Events
Photographer: Emma Dallman
Florals: Victoria Clausen
Hair: Beauty By Jessica
Makeup: Makeup By Crista
Stationary: Blush and Swoon
Tabletop Rentals: Pretty Little Wedding Co.
Cake: Sweetly Entwined
Vintage and Lounge Rentals: On A Lark Rentals
Sweetheart Table: Barnes Farm Tables

Bohemian Wedding Styled Shoot || Montegu Meadows || Captured Legacy Photography & Cinematography

Hosted by Montagu Meadows and documented by Captured Legacy Photography and Cinematography. This Bohemian Orchard Styled Shoot features crystal elements and rich emerald tones. A Bohemian Wedding calls for soft romance that has an earthy inspiration, which is exactly what this styled shoot delivers!

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Invitation Suite

The invitation suite is framed with a teal crystal watercolor. Using combinations of scripts and font, the print style combines romantic and modern feel of this styled shoot. The mailing enveloped was written by hand ECLetters offering a really eclectic invitation suite. Say goodbye to the days where everything had to be just so. You can no create away and mix things up for a fun and feminine vibe.

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Bridal Look

The bride wore a Galina dress from David’s Bridal. A soft lace wedding dress with a deep low back. The flow of the bride’s dress immediately leaves you with a boho chic feel. She wore a gold chain backlace (a necklace wore down the back). Her hair is thrown up into a loose curled ponytail by Pins-N-Brushes with a pearl wired hairpiece weaved throughout. Keeping with the crystal element found throughout the rest of the shoot. She wore gold drop earrings with a crystal agate slice. Her natural makeup was created by So Blushed Beauty.

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Groom’s Look

Bohemian weddings feature non-traditional elements. To keep in line with this, the Groom wore a dark green suit without a jacket. His look was finished with a gold tie, brown shoes and brown belt to keep with the earthy tones.

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Florals

The groom’s boutonnière features two white ranunculus and white snowberries. The bride’s crescent bouquet is tied with a soft teal silk ribbon. Featuring a large amount of mixed greenery, the real focus of the bouquet is the textured white florals. Using white snowberries, ranunculuses, peonies, anemone and delphinium, Chantilly Design and Events created a perfect romantic bouquet.
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Ceremony Decor

The couple would be wed in the middle of an Orchard field under a massive tree. Adorned with soft ivory silk draped along the branches and crocheted dreamcatchers. With features of embroidery hoops wrapped with sprigs of greenery and a mix of the florals found in the bridal bouquet.

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Sweetheart Table

A rectangle wood finished table plays host to this romantic wedding. An ivory cheesecloth runner drapes over the sides and falls to the grassy field. The newlyweds sit in chiavari chairs that have been covered in crocheted pieces to match the ceremony sites decorations.

The tablescape is decorated with a collection of mixed height candles, and eucalyptus leaves which organically lay the length of the table.Tapered candles in gold holders and glass vases of different sizes and shapes that feature different florals pieces. The place setting is a mix of gold, grey and white. Deep emerald napkins are folded into a green crystal agate slice napkin ring.

The place cards boast a deep green matching the napkins offset with white calligraphy. They are held by a piece of cut wood really keeping to the feel of the bohemian natural look.

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Cake

Talk about a show stopper! Once Upon A Crumb perfectly executed this Geode cake. The cake is placed on a tall gold platform, surrounded by wispy pieces of greenery, small gold candles, green cut glass crystal vases and pieces of purple crystals.

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Vendors

Photography  Capture Legacy Photography & Cinematography
Design: Capture Legacy Photography & Cinematography
Co-Design: Chantilly Design & Events
Venue: Montagu Meadows
Florals: Chantilly Design & Events
Hair: Pins-N-Brushes
Make-Up: So Blushed Beauty
Calligraphy: ECLetters
Cake: Once Upon A Crumb
Invitation Suite: Zazzle
Bridal Gown: Davids Bridal 

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