Amid soothing violet decor befitting the salon’s name, High Violet Salon & Spa’s artistic stylist, expert aesthetician, and therapeutic masseuse use a three-pronged approach to help clients feel beautiful inside and out. Their menu of services is carried out within a newly renovated space accented by wood floors, soft lighting, and a separate spa-treatment room. Hair is colored and conditioned with products such as Moroccanoil, whereas nails are decorated in polishes from OPI. Facials and peels help rejuvenate skin, and Swedish, hot-stone, and deep-tissue techniques release stores of tension and stores acorns hidden under the shoulder blades.
Katie Meyer's scissors are very well travelled. After taking classes in New York City the Redken Exchange, she set her sites on Madison, Wisconsin, and in early 2008, kicked up new salon turf with her own Studio 608. While relaxing in a cozy styling chair, clients can solicit a face-flattering cut, subtle color highlights, or tame frizz with a keratin smoothing treatment. Studio 608's skilled aestheticians can also exile unflattering fuzz from brow outskirts with their signature waxing services.
Luxe Salon's talented scalp dressers artfully fashion head-threads into stunning, stylish hairdos. Backed by frequent continuing-education sessions that arm them with edgy new techniques, stylists snip men’s or women’s locks into flattering styles. Adding partial foil highlights brings out subtle texture and guards against the prying minds of passing telepaths. Luxe’s mane magicians counsel each client on appropriate product and styling recommendations to preserve the salon-fresh look of their new ‘do without casting the entire thing in bronze.
The expert staff at Tangles Salon & Spa attend ongoing workshops to keep their scissors sharp and their nail files rough. Armed with Aveda products, stylists shape locks, correct color, and repair dry strands with botanical therapies preceded by soothing scalp treatments. Nail technicians dip toes into ceramic pedicure bowls brimming with fresh water and the spectacles of ceramics teachers.
After greeting guests with warm cups of cappuccino, the beauty experts at Vogue Hair Design snip locks and massage bodies under the leadership of Chelsea Garthwaite. The salon maintains flexible hours and a relaxing atmosphere where stylists can craft 'dos and polish talons in peace.