Ali and Garrett may in some regards be total opposites of each other—she owns 75 pairs of high heels, while he longs to only wear the same jeans and T-shirt—but their different views come together when capturing weddings and other special moments. And their clients must agree, as they've been nominated for a 2013 Best of The Knot award.
They use Colorado's natural beauty to their full advantage when shooting photos, showcasing a couple canoodling together in a rowboat on an empty lake while an immense forest of evergreens stands in the background, or letting natural light stream between newlyweds, framing their faces.
Sweet and Sassy?s expert cosmetologists glamorize girls with child-friendly salon and spa services. Coordinators lead birthday parties for flocks of fashionable partygoers, painting nails and applying makeup to transform celebrants into magical princesses. Within the cheerful, sweet-smelling spa, the cosmetologists also pamper girls with themed packages such as Spa Girl Styleout and Head To Toe Princess.
Diamond-tipped microdermabrasion treatments, anti-aging facials, and Jessner peels work to obliterate the dead skin cells that hold their brighter descendants hostage. Resulting faces look as fresh as a two-day-old kitten and can be further pampered with expert eyebrow threading and waxing services.
At Roosters, gents maintain time-tested headscapes within a haircut haven reminiscent of an old-fashioned barbershop. Surrender locks to the club cut, in which hair tamers quell wild manes with a precision pruning much like that used on ticklish hedges. The follicles' fierce scissor battle is followed by a massaging shampoo, a hot-steam towel, a blow-dry and style, a brush of powder on the neck, and a dash of after-shave to clean up the cranial-covering carnage. Unearth neglected jawbones with the signature seven-step facial shave, in which facial experts employ hot-steam towels, a deep-cleansing facial massage, moisturizing lotions, and a smooth shave to leave cheeks as smooth and chiseled as Michelangelo's David after a moss removal.
Ulta's licensed staff, which partakes in ongoing training to keep skills sharp, creates customized looks and expert image enhancement using acclaimed beauty products. Like a loaf of bread in a space shuttle with a broken sunroof, hairstyles can grow stale between salon visits. A 45-minute coif-cultivation session, in which the stylist takes into account face shape and lifestyle, energizes follicles and forges a salon-fresh look. In the one-hour Dermalogica facial, an aesthetic augur examines skin in order to customize a course of cleansing, toning, and moisturizing session with Dermalogica products. The treatment leaves skin impeccable, like a recently buffed and oiled slab of marble.
The stylists at Zoe's Beauty Salon are extremely versatile. Not only do they speak Spanish and English, but they can also cut, elongate, or change the texture of manes. They snip choppy layers and add pops of color to them or lengthen hair with natural-looking 100% human-hair extensions from Babe. They also transform frizzy strands into smooth ones with keratin treatments or employ perms to add curls to locks. In addition to hair services, Zoe's Beauty Salon menu of services includes numerous facials, permanent makeup, and eyelash extensions.