Mix and match at Salon Cherie and spend a blissful afternoon transforming yourself non-lycanthropically. Cleanse deep pores and exfoliate your not-so-secret identity mask with a Bioelements facial comprised of natural and organic ingredients. Your freshified face will go well with a lock-strengthening conditioner, shampoo, and style. You can also completely reinvent your look from the shoulders up (unless your hair is beyond shoulder length or you are a giraffe) with a precision haircut before complementing it with cleanly waxed brows. Or wax your eyebrows off, shave your head, but leave brow-shaped bangs high above the eyes in preparation for an upcoming spoiled surprise party. These are just a couple of the possible permutations; there's absolutely no mathematical way to ascertain how many more there are.
Darque Tan's arsenal of beds, booths, and nourishing lotions infuses visiting bodies with sun-kissed color. Along with at least 20 tanning beds, each location brims with tan-savvy staff members—each certified through the International Smart Tan Network—who can work with you to customize a program based on your tanning goals, skin type, and relation to black-and-white movie starlets. A dedicated full-time cleaning staff regularly runs through a 50-point inspection process between sessions, helping to create a sanitary tanning experience and keep clients from warming up 6-foot-long paninis during appointments.
Across five locations, the technicians at Tan It All point patrons in the direction of up to five levels of UV beds or three types of sunless-tanning technology. The staff can perform a complimentary skin-type analysis and recommend a custom tanning schedule in UV-B or high-pressure UV-A beds for optimal results. Guests seeking quick coverage can opt for a VersaSpa or Mystic Tan booth session or a custom spray tan applied by an experienced airbrush artist.
Licensed waxing professionals perform hair-removal services that ready legs for the beach or upper lips for high-profile harmonica solos. The team also offers soothing infrared-light therapy and teeth-whitening treatments.
A massage therapist for almost 20 years, Sharmin Finn opened her small wellness center with a team of experienced therapists with the goal of fostering full-body wellness and what she calls “unrushed deep relaxation.” Westlake Wellbeing, a certified woman-owned business, carries out a long list of massages and spa treatments with the help of organic, botanically based skincare products and a highly experienced staff. Westlake Wellbeing’s decor enhances clients' sensory experience. Each room welcomes guests with soothing streams of natural light and wooded views—all in a relaxing, spa-like setting. A small boutique displays jewelry, gifts and collectibles from around the world.
At Lashes de Bella, aesthetician and lash specialist Michelle Flores augments sparse eye lines with volumizing lash extensions that are bonded in place one lash at a time. NovaLash medical-grade adhesive grounds the extensions, which range from synthetic styles to a high-gloss faux-mink fringe whose curled design is more lightweight than an invisible man's photo album. Because ocular enhancements keep time with lashes' natural life cycle, clients often schedule touchup appointments two, three, or four weeks after initial applications to keep peepers primped. Flores also de-fuzzes pelts with face and body waxing, from meticulous brow and lip pruning to full leg deforestation and design Brazilians.
Heather Gordon draws upon years of education and professional experience in microdermabrasion, facials, body waxing, and applying tints to brows and lashes. She also uses an organic DHA solution from Austin-based New Gorgeous to help clients achieve their perfect glows in spray tans, each of which is customized to the client's skin tone and desired shade. In tandem with signature facials performed with PCA Skin products, Gordon educates her clients on skincare, shepherding them toward custom regimens that they can follow at home or up on the space station.