Led by hairstylist and fashion designer Takayah Norris, the staff at Royalty Hair Palace Salon & Boutique aims to live up to their name, treating all of their clients like queens. They achieve this by approaching beauty from multiple angles: they sculpt stunning hairstyles, professionally apply make-up, summon fresh layers of skin with facials, and stock the racks of their boutique with custom-made clothes and accessories. Therapists also perform deep-tissue, Swedish, sports, shiatsu, and reflexology massages to soothe away any lingering stress spawned from choosing a hair color that best compliments your favorite pair of Groucho glasses.
When Tiffany Alys Richardson envisioned her career in cosmetology, she needed an alter ego to help her embody the creative soul that drives her work—Alys Noir. Within Waters of Hadassah Salon and Day Spa and throughout the Pensacola area, Alys Noir emerges to treat nails to buffing, moisturizing soaks, exfoliating scrubs, and colorful polishes, as well as to dote on hands and feet with relaxing massages. Noir draws from an arsenal of makeup to beautify faces for special occasions and ensure actors' features are visible under harsh stage lights or in the shadow of Banquo's ghost. Alys Noir also waxes and tweezes unwelcome facial hair and lends her artistic talents to custom artwork such as paintings, murals, and tattoo designs.
The comprehensive wellness philosophy at Acupuncture and Chiropractic Center of Pensacola blends Eastern medicine with natural methods that Dr. Robert Cowan has honed over 25 years of practicing acupuncture and chiropractic treatments. Careful adjustments of the bones and joints aim to solve back and neck problems during chiropractic sessions. Slender acupuncture needles stimulate pressure points to release the body’s natural energy flows and preserve butterfly tattoos. Specialists reinforce physiques by developing individual nutrition and revitalize complexions with a spread of luxurious facial services.
The specialists at Thrive Salon & Spa festoon client’s nails with tiny cupcakes, 3-D pink bows, and spinning dice set into cutouts on long acrylics. The intricate nail art also befits holidays, with Halloween-themed ghosts, candy corn, and 3-D eyeballs painted onto keratin sheets. While their nail skills add a touch of spunk to clients, the rest of the services aim to relax them. Massages with aromatherapy and rebalancing facials allow patrons to kick back for 60 minutes with no requirement to talk or act out any scenes from Quantum Leap.
In 2004, husband and wife duo Monica and David Spencer had a vision for an upscale, yet casual salon and realized their dream in Monica's Nail Salon and Day Spa. Their clients can order services ala carte or opt for a package, to let staffers revitalize their entire bodies with a combination of stress-relieving facials, mani-pedis, and massages, which can soothe them in a way only treasured stuffed animals can. The salon also offers a variety of products from brands such as OPI, China Glaze, and CND.