If it weren’t for mani-pedis, there’d be practically no reason to wear sandals or fingerless gloves. The techs at Cover Nails have been preparing fingers and toes for public exposure for 10 years using current artisan techniques and services. These staffers expertly coat nails in long-lasting OPI gel polishes and Solar pink and white French tips, which are capable of withstanding the yellowing effects of tanning, smoking, or sleeping on mattresses made of banana peels.
Aesthetician Brittney Whitehurst combats a slew of skin imperfections with facials and body treatments. From her station inside of Odyssey Hair and Nail Salon, she performs custom facials with solar blocks, detoxifying body wraps and scrubs, waxing services, and microdermabrasion treatments. Britney also offers cosmetic upgrades, such as eyelash and eyebrow tinting, eyelash extensions, and makeup applications.
Jessica Massmann commands one of the styling chairs at Moxie Salon and Day Spa. There, she tailors haircuts to every client's face and features. She also revamps styles with highlights and coloring treatments, and gives referrals for colleagues who specialize in nail care and other spa services.
Reds, yellows, purples, and every color in between. Some are glittery, others metallic. Some have names such as Berry Kiss and Midnight Hour, while others are simply called Crimson. The bottles stand in a line like colorful soldiers, waiting to be plucked from their shelf and painted onto fingernails and toenails. The kaleidoscope of polish options makes every day different for 15-year nailcare veteran Dawn, who provides custom nail services to fit each client's personality and tastes. She also expertly applies acrylic nails and offers Shellac polish for those prone to chipping their nails in their house made of diamonds.
Armed with products from the likes of American Crew and Essie, experienced staff members style hair and paint toes, along with a variety of other services. At The Comfort Zone Spa & Salon, it’s all about attention to detail. Technicians soften hands with citrus-scented essential oils during spa manicures, and they stimulate cells with oxygenating facials or deep-tissue massages.
Cheerful red armchairs sit in the reception area, where wood floors and an abundance of natural light lets guests imagine what it must have been like to live without electricity. In the bright-orange pedicure room, guests lounge in sleek black thrones, resting their feet in soaking tubs.