Just as they maintain the splendor of their location in the historic Merrill House, built circa 1917, so do the aestheticians at Pure Skincare Boutique maintain the beauty of their clients. Armed with 10 years of experience in the skincare business, owner Jennifer Moore helms a team of skilled beauty techs, including staff aesthetician Emily Herbig, who purify surfaces with skincare services, including facials and body waxing. Staffers also offer custom airbrush tanning, which gives skin a sun-kissed glow without harmful rays, and eyelash extensions, which add fullness to lashes and vitality to eyes without the need for mascara or unpronounceable incantations.
Outside the cream-colored house, vibrant flowers sit in window boxes and a giant tree shades the front stoop. Though this could easily be the depiction of a quaint suburban home, through the burgundy door is a different kind of family. A team of stylists, aestheticians, makeup artists, and nail technicians call Fringe Hair Design their second home, tending to clients with hair, skin, and nail services. A fleet of in-house laptops and complimentary wireless Internet grants clients the freedom to explore the unchartered corners of Wikipedia as they wait to receive chemical peels or full-head highlights. To complement their beautifying services, Fringe also sells a venerable variety of shoes and purses.:m]]
Sabrina Kern—artistic director or Salon Demetri—doesn't want her clients to feel trapped by the natural state of their hair. So she's curated her salon's services to cater to whims of each client, whether they are seeking straight locks, curling tresses, or lightning-shaped pig-tails. Sabrina's team of stylists specialize in Kerapure smoothing treatments, which use amino technology to smooth and straighten hair without the damage of harsh chemicals or the inherent deception of magic. Stylists can also lengthen hair with the salon’s SoCap hair extensions that bond real human hair to your natural strands with keratin-based agents. After redesigning hair into the desired color, cut, or texture, the stylists educate clients in the expert tricks of how to maintain their new look at home and on the go.
Upon entering the Foofaraw Hair Productions studio, visitors may feel as though they've stumbled into a rustic cottage rather than a hair salon. The morning sun streams in through tulle curtains, spotlighting hardwood floors, cushy armchairs, and a tailor's dress form. Senior stylist Randon Flood stands at an antique armoire, sorting through his collection of Moroccanoil products, styling tools, and enchanted singing combs as he prepares for a day of cutting, coloring, and styling hair.
Located only a stone's throw from the Cook Inlet, We Play! Salon administers flattering styles for all members of the family via the expertise of owner Josette Tierney. The salon caters to both adults and children, offering a play area for kids and a very serious area for adults. In addition to sculpting fashionable hairstyles, Tierney can rehydrate tresses using deep-conditioning treatments. Clients may also solicit minor trimming services for bangs and beards.
Balance, Life, Understanding, and Energy: it's the breakdown of "B.L.U.E." at TruBlue Therapeutic Studio, where the massage therapists facilitate a healing, supportive environment. They help clients find balance and reharness energy through a variety of soothing massage modalities. Therapists specialize in Swedish, deep tissue, sports, chair, and pregnancy massages. And can also perform target-area massages, which home in on specific muscle pain or tightness for quick relief.
Hair Science's stylists transform men's looks with expert cutting and styling. They specialize in bald fades, tapers, low fades, designs, mohawks, and razor lineups. Beyond making Anchorage more stylish from the neck up, Hair Science makes it a little warmer from the neck down by participating in community-betterment programs such as Cuts for Coats, which offers free haircuts to any customer who donates a boy's or girl's coat in good condition.