Melange Hair Studio prides itself on its highly trained staff, which includes an industry veteran with 30 years of experience, and upscale space with dangling lights and elegant stone accents. As the friendly stylists revamp looks with salon services ranging from basic cuts and colors to perms and up-dos, aestheticians draw from a shelf filled with premium Sircuit Cosmeceuticals and Dermalogica products to unearth fresher, younger looking skin. The staffers can also slough off dead skin cells with a diamond-tip microdermabrasion wand, wax brows into shapely arches, or tint lashes.
For five years, PinUpGirl! has assisted mortal mademoiselles in releasing the glam goddesses within. With a selection of services ranging from simple (false eyelashes) to sublime (private photo-shoot parties), the accomplished staff specializes in crafting confidence and bolstering flirtatiousness in women of all ages, sizes, and shyness levels. When an occasion calls for some extra ooh la la, morph into Bettie Page, Josephine Baker, or a combination of the two with a customized beauty makeover. For a retro package sure to please an ogling, aWOOga-ing public, PinUpGirl!’s styling mavens fashion hair into the perfect frame to offset your freshly painted face.
As a third-generation stylist, Toni Neal grew up learning how to handle and treat hair. She watched her mother teach cosmetology, and she even helped her grandmother run the family salon. These formative experiences inspired Toni to continue the family tradition, and she eventually opened her own salons. She's hired a staff of haircare professionals who share her passion for using artistic intuition coupled with the latest cosmetic advancements to give clients distinctive, yet natural styles that flatter all hair types. At Toni Neal Salon Theory, the team specializes in using extensions to add length, fullness, or even a splash of color to clients' hair, though the stylists are equally adept at basic trims, styling sessions, and bubblegum-removal treatments.
Ja'Nay Henry, the master stylist behind HenJa Designs, is well-versed in caring for strands of all lengths and textures. Keeping natural hair healthy is one of her primary specialties: clients can stop in for loc maintenance, or treatments the employ 98.6? organic shampoos and conditioners, designed to boost growth and infuse lustrous shine. Henry can also create instant length with extensions made from sleek wefts of virgin hair from around the world, including Brazil, Cambodia, Russia, and Narnia. Facial waxing and nail-design services complete the makeover experience.
Inside Mister & Miss Einstein’s pink and brown storefront, ice cream shares table space with cups of coffee and rich fruit smoothies. The shop’s homemade desserts include ice cream sandwiches, shakes such as the Georgia peach with peach pie and vanilla ice cream, and cherry-topped banana splits. An ice cream club held throughout the week entertains kids with treat-making lessons that teach them to craft their own ice cream and sorbets, better preparing them for the impending snowman apocalypse.
Camille's Closet adds a touch of feminine-chic sparkle to outfits with its bevy of accessories. The boutique sells clutches, statement necklaces, and a signature line of nail polish in classic colors and unusual shades such as teal and plum. Even though Camille's Closet started off as an online shop, it recently launched a showroom location for customers who want to see the items in person or who can't access the website because the C fell off their keyboard. The showroom's loft location is also home to glamorous events, including photo shoots and trunk shows.