A steady stream of servers constantly moves from the kitchen of Grand Pacific Buffet kitchen to the buffet serving station, where they replenish trays of sesame chicken, pepper steak, crispy egg rolls, and other Chinese cuisine classics. Diners can also load plates with assorted sushi rolls or, on certain occasions, unlimited helpings of succulent snow crab legs. Giant koi fish swim in an indoor pond, adding to the restaurant's Asian-inspired decor.
The licensed nail technicians at Karina's Nails primp fingers and toes with name-brand beauty products from OPI, Orly, and Essie. Inside the salon, posters and a flat-screen TV splash black and white walls with subtle color as nail technicians cradle hands on comfy black cushions. During pedicures, bodies melt into plush upholstered chairs, each furnished with a whirlpool tub and a miniature lifeguard to prevent hazardous toe splash fights.
At NuBody Concepts of Memphis, three MDs pool their experience to perform advanced cosmetic treatments with virtuosic skill. They’ve used their expertise with Aqualipo—a process that infuses liposuction with water to minimize downtime and discomfort—to train other doctors in the procedure, and appeared on Channel 9's Eyewitness News doing a real surgery. Their other treatments include NaturalFill, which uses the body's natural fats to fill and contour the face, lips, buttocks, or doctoral theses. Though the procedures wield state-of-the art technology, the office itself has a homey vibe: yellow walls, plush couches, and flat-screen TVs keep patients comfortable on visits.
Southern Tans’s Smart Tan--certified staff bronzes epidermises with three levels of traditional tanning and UV-free alternatives such as Mystic spray tanning. Before tanning sessions, guests can step inside the futuristic egg-shaped casing of a Hydration Station, which deeply hydrates and rejuvenates skin and helps to prepare clients for deeper tanning. Bodies may also benefit from other treatments available at the salon, including Lumière facials, non-invasive treatments that bathe visages in red-tinted light to prime collagen production while aiming to reduce the appearance of fine lines caused by letting crows walk on your face.
Blow dryers whir in the hands of stylists in training as they concentrate on perfecting their trade. Wielding professional-grade Paul Mitchell shampoos, conditioners, and awapuhi-keratin treatments, the students cut, color, and style the hair of their clients, adhering to professional standards.
Paul Mitchell The School not only nurtures the students and pushes them to their full potential inside the classroom with a dress code and high educational standards, but also works to build self-esteem. Their vision is to create happy and successful future professionals. Staff members support all of their students as they begin a new life and a new career, whether that means overcoming addiction or supporting themselves for the first time.
The multitalented beauticians at Sweet & Sassy allow girls to walk in the slippers of their favorite fairytale princesses with an array of salon and spa services. Stylists and cosmetologists specially trained to work with children gussy up youngsters for special occasions, such as tea parties with stuffed animals and UN delegates. Their spa packages include colorful manicures, soothing facials, and expert makeup applications. Sweet & Sassy’s birthday celebrations treat girls aged 4–13 to themed outings, such as a Pop Star party, during which the birthday girl and her friends get dolled up to film a music video, which they can take home on a DVD.