The beauty technicians at Hello Gorgeous Salon and Spa groom and pamper guests in a modernized wood cabin, a neat contrast with Abe Lincoln’s rustic spaceship. With 35 collective years of experience, the team includes a massage therapist with the knowledge to assuage prenatal pain and stylists capable of transforming hair's color and texture. The staff’s toolkit also includes topical treatments to refresh faces and aesthetic enhancements that augment nails’ and eyelashes’ ability to articulate flirty gestures.
From their stress-free oasis inside The Park Hotel, the therapists at Fusion Massage dissipate stress and tension with gliding Swedish strokes, deep-tissue pressures, and soothing aromatherapy oils. As their name implies, they specialize in an ultimate fusion massage that blends traditional modalities with Thai stretching. When the therapists’ nimble fingers aren’t enough, they melt away aches with hot stones that can be gently placed on muscles or hurled at backs to break up clumps of tension.
Owner Heather Jobe mixes and matches an arsenal of beauty techniques, choosing the combination of treatments that will help each client look their best. The licensed aesthetician uses FDA-approved microcurrent technology during Beautiful Image services, which also include facial and body sculpting. During the Beautiful Image facial, she combines microcurrent with facial reflexology and acupressure to reduce the appearance of cellulite and wrinkles, tighten sagging skin, and clear up acne and rosacea. She uses the same technology to target specific zones around the body, reducing cellulite and toning muscle during the Beautiful Image body-sculpting and toning treatment. Alternative treatments include facials that utilize a steam exfoliation and purifying mask, or back treatments that cleanse pores and draw out impurities using only a seaweed mask and a human-size centrifuge.
The sense of harmony that pervades the atmosphere of Statement Salon, Spa and Fitness extends to the spa’s lengthy menu of treatments, all of which work in unison to imbue the body with beauty and health. Whether cropping hair, polishing nails, or soaking skin in UV-free spray-tan solutions, the team works to accentuate clients' best physical features while complimentary fruit waters and herbal teas soothe frazzled nerves. Miriam Lopez is a multitalented aesthetician who came to Statement after studying at a professional Paul Mitchell cosmetology school, hoping to extend her expertise towards a variety of services, including hairstyling, facials, and waxing.
Though a visitor to the tranquil spa’s treatment rooms might not realize it, the sounds of pulsating music and stretch-induced groans echo throughout the studio just next door, where trainers lead personal workouts and fitness classes. Students of all ability levels can dance to the energetic beats of Zumba classes, stretch their limbs in yoga sessions, and haul bags filled with hot stones to the spa’s massage-therapy rooms during muscle-building boot camps.
It seems simple enough—a bold sign displaying the words Transitions Salon. However, behind this unassuming storefront, transformations take place that recast visitors as paragons of style. To accomplish this feat, the salon team beautifies bodies with various services, including haircuts, colors, and classic mani-pedis. Their arsenal of nail polish includes CND Shellac, which can stay chip free for up to 14 days, no matter how many back scratches you give to your coworkers.
At Sotaira's Organic Spa & Yoga Studio, staff members instill visitors with a newfound sense of confidence by gussying up exteriors and keeping bodies fit with yoga and Pilates classes. Slimming body wraps help to purge inches more effectively than a corset imbued with the force of 10,000 bear hugs, and aestheticians hydrate visages with such organic ingredients as chamomile or antioxidant-rich red grapes. The massage therapists' mental rolodex of modalities includes relaxing and therapeutic techniques as well as maternity treatments for expectant mothers or hatching ostrich eggs. Intent on refining posture, instructors of the center's Vinyasa yoga and Pilates mat classes help to keep bodies and minds trim regardless of students' skill level or age.