At this bright venue equipped with floor-to-ceiling windows, patrons sip beer and nibble pretzels during various salon and spa services geared exclusively toward men. Expert staffers can cut and color hair, trim nails during mani-pedis, wax away unwanted fuzz, and soothe muscles during massages. Meanwhile, patrons stay entertained with a 46-inch flat-screen television as well as a foosball table with eight rows of foosmen sporting frosted tips.
Master stylist Janine Hamilton draws from her 26 years of experience to update hairstyles with cuts, colors, and up-dos. She also places weaves and creates longer, thicker hair with hair extensions. At Nicholas Ross Salon, she works alongside other beauty professionals who cut hair into classic bobs and asymmetrical layers, color hair with natural-looking highlights or bright blues and reds, and deep condition damaged strands.
The professionals behind A Lash Thing haven't just been beefing up lash lines for the past seven years––they've also spent that time collecting feedback from their clients in order deliver the best lash-extension techniques and experience possible. Using this information, they continue their mission to enhance winks everywhere with volumizing synthetic-eyelash application from their newly remodeled Laguna Hills studio. They cater each set of weightless lashes to clients' particular needs, creating dramatic, full extensions along the way. Each set is fully customizable, with lashes coming in multiple lengths, varying thicknesses, and handmade sets crafted in the North Pole by Santa's on-site esthetician.
Kenneth Brown Salons feels as much like a spacious artist's loft as a salon, with super-high ceilings, low chandeliers, and modern hanging lights that look like downturned wine glasses. Amid these warm accents, skilled stylist Korrie Medina chisels out voluminous layers and decorates with custom color highlights. Clients may also solicit the salon for a swift brow wax or one-on-one makeup consultation.
These days, there isn’t much that Christina Albera can’t do with hair. The seasoned stylist draws on more than a decade of experience—including training with Vidal Sassoon and Redken—to realize her clients’ hairstyle aspirations at Salon Diva. Besides sculpting creative hairdos and adding dimension to monochrome strands with highlights and color treatments, Christina has a few tricks up her sleeve. Chief among these is her Brazilian Blowout keratin treatment, with which she straightens hair more safely and effectively than sticking curls into an electrical socket one at a time.