The licensed nail technicians at Elegant Image Nail Care Studio have pampered fingers and toes for nearly two decades. With an arsenal of cutting-edge services at their disposal, staffers gussy up digits with manicures, pedicures, polishing, and paraffin-wax treatments. They also sport the steady hands necessary to adorn nails with special artwork, such as tiny shooting stars or written reminders for where each little piggy is supposed to go.
At Essentially You, 100% natural bath and body products beckon customers with their aromatic scents and vitamin-rich formulas. Skincare products such as medowfoam oil moisturizer and 100% pure rosehip oil help moisturize the skin and diminish wrinkles, while the inventory of botanical butters, scrubs, and oils blooms with ylang-ylang, passion fruit, and lavender infusions. Clients who can't wait to get home can cozy up in the mini-spa for a facial or massage, which both incorporate many of the boutique's all-natural products. Essentially You also hosts eyelash, facial, and pamper parties where luxury-aficionados convene, revel in age-defying treatments, and play "pin the blemish on the donkey."
Tammie—of Nails by Tammie at Axis Hair Design—believes in nail health, which is why she offers a variety of services and treatments, including aqua-therapy salt soaks and coats of nail strengthener. Tammie finishes off treatments with polish from OPI, Essie, China Glaze, or long-lasting CND Shellac.
Trio Hair Studio flaunts a duo of manicurists, including co-proprietor Laura Vivod, a mitt-primping maven who boasts more than two decades of experience. During the OPI Gelcolor manicure, a talon tamer will thoroughly shape cuticles and cleanse, trim, and file nails, leaving tensomes as spiffy as a freshly laundered space suit. Next, claws garner an ironclad coating of OPI varnish, an innovative, long-lasting polish that stays glossy and chip-proof after baking under an LED light for 30 seconds. A bright red sign shepherds patrons into Trio Hair Studio, where they can mimic poorly crafted wristwatches by unwinding in a neutral-toned interior gussied up with chic brown stools and studio lighting.
Relaxation. Pain relief. General well-being. These are just some of the benefits massage offers. At Nails and More Spa, licensed massage therapist Chyanne Perry nurtures these benefits with Swedish and hot-stone massages. By lighting scented candles and using essential oils, she creates an even more tranquil experience with aromatherapy. A master of many muscle-melting modalities, she's also an expert in reflexology, alleviating aches throughout the body by manipulating trigger points on the feet.
The 21st Century Nails staff has been pampering digits for more than a decade, transforming blank keratin sheets into shiny tips with a variety of polish hues. In addition to regular polish, the staff utilizes Shellac, Gelish, and OPI gel nail polish designed to last up to three weeks. A UV LED lamp dries nails in 30 seconds, allowing patrons to more quickly test out the Shellac’s chip protection by challenging the nearest prizefighter to a game of patty cake.
With 25 years’ experience finishing nails and making her own products, owner Roza takes a natural approach to nail treatments. Shellac's combined base coat and topcoat establish a symbiotic relationship with UV light, curing without the need for drying. With about 12 shades to choose from, clients get their digit medallions coated with a thin protective layer whose resilient finish can be expected to last two to three weeks. Unlike other dapper hand décor, this Shellac application involves no buffing, leaving patrons with no damage to nails and the ability to finger-pick banjos in stunning style.