3 Top Skin Issues and How to Solve Them

Have skin troubles? You aren’t alone! Learn how to care for the following common skin issues most people will face during their lifetime.

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How To Cut Your Hair For Donation

Richard Francis Salon and Spa, Ashland, MAHair donations are used by different organizations to create wigs for those who need them. People cut and donate their hair for a variety of reasons. Some have personal reasons while others simply wish to help others in need. Whatever your reasoning, with a little research, you will find that donating your hair can be a very easy process.

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Photo-Ready Bridal Makeup

Richard Francis Salon & Spa, Ashland, MAMemories may fade, but photos are forever! And the photos that literally last forever? Your wedding photos.

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Tips and Tricks for Great Prom Hair

Spring has sprung, and so has prom season! You have picked out your dress, but how will you style your hair? Nothing completes your look better than great hair. With a few of these tips and tricks, you will turn heads on prom night.

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Five Minute Makeup for Every Woman on the Go

Between family, work, and fun, it can sometimes be difficult to carve out a little time to focus on yourself each day. Just because your calendar is messy doesn’t mean your look has to be!  With these quick and easy makeup looks, you will be in and out of your bathroom in five minutes or less!

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Cheers to 30 Years of Hair!

When Richard Francis Salon opened up in 1985 we had one goal in mind, to make people look and feel good. 30 years later and we are still fulfilling that passion! Throughout the last 30 years, styles and trends have changed dramatically, and we have strived to stay up-to-date on the latest and trendiest styles for our customers. To celebrate 30 years of business, we are taking a blast to the past, and looking at the last 30 years of hair trends and styles!

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How to Boost Immune System with Massage Therapy

Stay healthy during cold and flu season by receiving regular massages.

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Customer Appreciation Party 2014

Check out the pictures from our Annual Customer Appreciation Party! If you have some that you’d like to add, please send them to us!


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Customer Appreciation Party 2014

Customer Appreciation Party, Richard Francis Salon and Spa, Ashland, MATuesday, December 2nd, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

This customer appreciation event is complimentary to all friends, family, and guests of Richard Francis Salon and Spa. Join us for merriment and cheer and the best refreshments! Save the date and bring your friends.

The evening will consist of: 

  • Complimentary warm towel treatment, hand massage, and paraffin dip at our salon
  • Refreshments will be served
  • Holiday raffles with prizes (lots of prizes!)
  • Complimentary chair massage in our cozy massage treatment room
  • Glitter and gloss makeup applications at The Spa with our expert estheticians
  • Refreshing eye treatments and lip treatments compliments of G.M. Collin and Environ Skin Care Lines
  • Angel Card readings by Pat Rainville, Angel Therapy Practitioner, with the purchase of $75.00 or more (including gift cards which can be used at both the Spa and Salon)

Boutique items available from Accessories & Beyond. Gift certificates in any denomination will be available with complimentary gift wrap. Purchase a gift card worth $50 or more and receive an additional $5.00 on your gift card.

We look forward to seeing you for a wonderful evening! We’re giving away a Thank You Goodie bag to our first 50 guests, so be sure to come early.

Please bring your friends, family and those who love you!

The Spa at Richard Francis  508-881-4003
The Richard Francis Salon, 508-881-4004
15 West Union Street, Ashland


The Proper Way to Apply Bronzer

Winter is just around the corner. The temperatures are dropping, the days are getting shorter, and we are losing out on precious sunlight. Just because the sun is fading earlier, that doesn’t mean your sun kissed glow has to fade away with it. Bronzer can help keep you looking sunny and bright year round. Read more