Tucked inside the Forum Building, Avantè Hair & Day Spa’s six-person staff tends to clients with a diverse roster of salon and beauty services. Specialties include hair, feather, and tinsel extensions, color and texture services, and Redken conditioning treatments.
Inside this Redken Ambassador salon, a team of beauty pros await to renovate appearances backed by 30 years of industry experience. Prismatic hues from Redken's Chromatics line add light-catching dimension to tresses without ammonia, while those looking for color, length, or volume sans commitment can opt for single strands or straight or wavy wefts from LOX extensions. Special occasion services include elegant updos or makeovers with custom-blended makeup by Motives, and are also available on-location to accommodate busy bridal parties or those still awaiting parole.
Working alongside the other stylists and beauty savants at Vallar Salon and drawing on a battery of OPI products, Trena Martin beautifies nails with manicures and pedicures. She indulges hands and feet with soaks, massages, and scrubs, which leave extremities relaxed and less likely to smash antique bubble wrap.
Hair whisperer Melyssa Rose transforms unruly strands with ease. Her scissors remove split ends and unwanted length, and freshly mixed hair dye colors locks. She can embellish strands with all-over hues or add golden highlights or ombre highlights in eye-catching shades such as violet. Her finished styles complement each client’s face shape or favorite mask.
Voted the best tanning salon in the Lansing area by readers of Lansing City Pulse in 2011 and 2012, Tanzmania Tanning bestows glows in a variety of ways. Level I tanning bed sessions blend UVA and UVB light to build base color while Level II enlist elevated levels of UVA as well as increased power to deliver a bronzer look. High pressure tanning beds amp up 15,000 watts per side, whereas spray tans that offer clients a UV-free tanning alternative.
J. Bruno's Salon & Barbershop may be small, but it has a big heart and an even bigger sense of obligation to keep its clients looking good. This salon is staffed by friendly stylists who can revamp women's silhouettes with haircuts, which they always start with a quick chat about what the client wants and what hair-shape will best accentuate a recently purchased monocle. Barbers are on hand to help men look dapper with fades, tapers, razor lines, and warm lather shaves. Since the team considers looks from head to toe, they also offer to update digits with manicures and pedicures.