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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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


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