Master stylist and salon manager Amira Saldana leads the education team at Mia’s Salon, ensuring her stylists are up to date on snip techniques and color services from the Alfaparf Milano color line. Specializing in Keratin Complex Smoothing Therapy, Mia’s Salon helps tame wayward curls and frizz on both natural and chemically-treated hair for 3–5 months. The salon's on-site aesthetician, Natalie Saldana, soothes troubled epidermises with deluxe facials that employ massage techniques, and she removes unwanted fuzz through body-waxing treatments and follicle exorcisms.
Maria Guasta started cosmetology school in her junior year of high school and earned her license before she even graduated. When she turned 23, she bought Savage Hair International and devised her own training program for the stylists she hired, sculpting manes for Broadway productions and New York Fashion Week in the meantime. Two decades later, this style prodigy turned beauty-industry veteran continues to develop her salon and personally train each of her stylists, equipping them with products by Schwarzkopf and MoroccanOil. In her spare time, she spreads her instructional talents beyond her salon's walls as an educator with the Rusk creative team, teaching other stylists how to forge stylish haircuts without actually lowering their clients' ears.
The ripe orange walls inside Hair by Rosie offset speckled tan floor tiles and black wood accents. Amid these cozy trappings, stylist Rosie Sanchez draws on more then 15 years of experience as she sculpts sleek layers and renovates tresses with invigorating deep-conditioning treatments. As her clients allow bold highlights to set, Rosie often encourages them to admire the salon's welcoming wall signs, which include uplifting words such as Hope, Inspire, Dream, Love, and Your Salon Chair Can Be Raised Higher If Needed.
Ellis Hair Salon makes coloring treatments a priority. Headed by colorist Manisha?who's been styling and coloring hair since 2004?Ellis uses a number of organic products from All-Nutrient Organics. A natural base of vegetable oil and keratin creates new hair colors without a reliance on harsh chemicals or magic markers that smell weird. Additionally, Manisha can keep her clients looking sharp and fashionable by trimming untidy strands or by straightening locks with keratin treatments.
For Lala Lita, glamour isn't just an attribute, it's a lifestyle. Fueled by the belief that beauty can be an extension of your happiness and artistic creativity, she channels her years of experience working with professional hair and makeup artists in the Chicago styling scene to make her clients look and feel their best. Today, she puts her expertise to use at Salon Ruelle, specializing in hairstyling and single-strand extensions. As a national master educator and long-time wearer of extensions herself, she is a whiz at using them to complement any type of hairstyle.
Eyelash extensions. Bridal makeup. Customized facials. Those are just a handful of the services the professionals of Ooh So Pretty Salon and Spa use to make the world a prettier place. Inside their beauty emporium (which is located inside the Phenix Salon Suites), stylists snip locks into modern styles or add complementary streaks of violet or pink. Like an erasable pen, chemical peels help reduce the appearance of fine lines and aestheticians remove unwanted fuzz with body waxing form face to feet.