Comfort is key at Waxing Mania, which is why the certified and licensed aestheticians only slather skin with organic hard wax during hair-removal services. This method is said to leave less residue than soft wax and is reportedly much less painful than duct tape. The techs also put clients at ease by maintaining a high level of cleanliness—including a strict no double-dipping policy—and keeping most appointment times under 30 minutes. All sessions are held behind closed doors in private treatment rooms, where soothing music and neutral décor create a peaceful ambiance.
Licensed stylist Chris Copeland works to make his clients look and feel beautiful at his chair at Signature Salon & Spa. He places special importance on consulting with his clients, personalizing each service—such as chic haircuts and rich color services with Tocco Magico and Moroccan Oil products—so that everyone is happy with the results. Signature Salon & Spa is more than a place for just hair, though. You can also come in for a massage, a microdermabrasion facial to help reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles, or have eyebrows and legs waxed before a wetsuit fitting.
Jodi Cabena left corporate America to cultivate her knowledge of nutrition and herbal wellness, which blossomed into a holistic beauty practice informed by science at Healing Harbour. Her first step was a course in electrolysis and perfecting the power walks of runway models, followed by enrollment in a program at The International School of Skin, Nail Care and Massage Therapy in Atlanta. There, she became a Georgia board-certified aesthetician and a massage therapist, learning to nourish complexions with highly engineered PCA products and low-tech botanicals such as camphor, as well as heal the symptoms of stress and injury hidden in muscles. In her search for advanced rejuvenation techniques, Cabena discovered a wax developed to safely remove the hair of surgical patients and several noninvasive light therapies that whiten teeth and promote clear, youthful skin.
Cobb Life magazine named Sawyer Bailey Salon the Best Salon in Cobb County in 2012. In the magazine's accompanying article, Sawyer Bailey—the salon's namesake—describes what stokes her passion as a stylist. "I just love being creative and creating styles for every individual." The magazine describes Ms. Bailey a bit further: she is a third-generation hairstylist who considers her specialties to be events and updos.
With this experience, Ms. Bailey leads expert stylists who sculpt hair with inspired colors, working with various textures, shapes, and mouthfeels. Additionally, their skill set extends beyond hair with services such as waxing and sunless tanning.
The skin specialists at Body Wax Salon rid body areas of unruly whiskers during services at their professional salon. The expert waxing staff professionally administers the most up-to-date waxing techniques while telling anecdotes about their past careers as candle makers. During treatments, soft layers of wax coat appendages and bikini lines before techs gently release fuzz from their follicular prisons. To enhance posttreatment comfort, the company website recommends that clients avoid UV rays, chlorine, and wearing deodorant with aluminum after waxing to ensure skin remains uninflamed.
The skilled aestheticians at Brazilian Beauty Salon focus on smoothing the body and face. They employ a hard-wax formula to purge nearly any area of the male or female body from excess hair, including legs, underarms, chest, shoulders, and stomach. The salon recommends regular waxing to produce better results over time. During facials with focuses such as relaxation, European methods, or teen-skin concerns, products from the Image Skincare line scrub and moisturize the skin. Private treatment rooms lend each service the privacy and license to scream "bomb!" of a deserted island.