At The Beauty Lounge, owner Erin Blackston promotes an atmosphere of clean, angular cuts and time-honored sophistication. The former platform artist for Rusk International leads a staff that includes a former color educator for Framesi and a Redken educational artist, alongside other specialists who excel in everything from fusion hair extensions to straightening treatments by Pravana and Coppola. Aside from cuts, up-styles, and blowouts, the crew excels at gray coverage and far-out color combinations, making the salon a popular choice among Akron's boldest heads and aging clown population.
Sara Fraraccio Hair and Beauty Boutique's styling team has trained at salons across the country. This experience serves them well as they snip and color chic new hairstyles amid their salon's trendy decor, which includes a foyer with twinkling chandeliers. During their various services, the stylists employ carefully selected products from brands such as Redken, K?rastase, and Pureology. They can also dole out haircare tips or recommend a beauty school for pony tails.
Jeffrey Keefe isn?t your typical stylist. Not only has he penned a book on hair shaping, but he is also a board-certified colorist who has studied fractal geometry to develop his own color theory. By melding knowledge of light frequency with an eye for precise cuts, Jeffrey can transform hair from root to not-root. He shares his expertise inside of his trendy salon, where he refashions clients? looks using his extensive experience and unique creative vision.
Open six days a week, Bessay outfits its north Akron customers with trendy hairstyles and treatments. Change the length of your locks with a stylish women's haircut ($36), or attempt to shampoo and blow-dry it into a cube shape ($23). Balayage hair color changes brunettes into redheads and greenheads into brunettes ($50 for quarter of a head), and a power-dose treatment acts like Botox for your hair ($20). Each treatment is administered by knowledgeable staff members who can provide advice on flattering styles and colors.
The Signature V Facial begins with a skin assessment; a friendly aesthetician will collaborate with you to figure out the best way to smooth over your skinscape's perilous quicksands and quagmires. Then, skin will be gently cleansed, exfoliated with enzymes, and slathered with a soothing mask. The hour-long treatment concludes with a face, neck, and shoulder massage that transforms stress into calming thoughts of entrepreneurial kittens sticking it to the Man.
At Quality Cleaners, certified staff members practice the latest dry- and wet-cleaning techniques using state-of-the-art equipment and high-quality detergents. Customers can unstink stinky sweaters ($4.05) in lieu of using them to clothe scarecrows, and raincoats can be purged ($10.95) of the sky’s unclean precipitation. Many household items, such as blankets ($12.65), rugs ($2 per square foot), and tablecloths ($20.35), can also be cleaned. Pick-up and drop-off services take place every Monday and Thursday at the location of your choice, and garment bags are included free of charge.