Ziada, the owner and a master stylist at Salon H2O, has spent more than 22 years behind the styling chair, training in international locales and picking up certifications in Wella coloring and Coppola Keratin in the process. Even with all that experience, she still strives to provide her clients with cuts and colors that toe the line between looking natural and exhibiting the latest trends. Fortunately, she has a team of experienced stylists and colorists backing her up. At Salon H2O, they perform services ranging from precision cuts and coloring to Wella penetrating treatments and Brazilian Blowouts. They also beautify the rest of the body, treating clients to restorative mani-pedis and facials. Looking good isn’t the only goal, though; clients can also enjoy a glass of wine and a massage, which relaxes away stress earned while stuck in rush hour traffic or worrying about a misspelled tattoo.
Beauty connects with holistic care inside Mon Plaisir Spa, where European techniques fuse with Eastern philosophy to balance skin and body issues while clients relax. In keeping with a holistic approach to beauty and wellness, aestheticians use mud- and mineral-rich products from Dead Sea Minerals to nourish skin during facials. Bodies throwing tantrums about all the attention the face gets are treated to body wraps that detoxify and body treatments that add moisture to skin surfaces. With swift swipes, aestheticians remove unwanted hair during waxing, leaving skin as free from fuzz as a TV that's never met an antenna.
Beauty Couture Boutique Salon's stylists believe that beauty doesn't have to harm the environment, animals, or clients. Organic products have nearly monopolized the store's shelf space, including ammonia-free hair color and completely vegan, toxin-free products that aren't tested on animals. Stylists brandish these products like gadgets from a superhero's belt as they deftly perform a complete roster of salon services. They also perform makeup, spray-tanning, and nail-care services, and offer health-conscious alternatives to traditional hair care. A Chi Enviro smoothing treatment, for instance, leaves hair soft and shiny without the harmful effects of keratin or constantly wearing a Cleopatra wig.
The talented aestheticians and hair-shorteners at a'la Mode salonspa, a full-service salon and spa, exhibit expertise in stylish haircuts, glossy mani-pedis, relaxing massages, and a variety of beautifying aesthetic services. Stylists trim bangs ($10–12) and dish out haircuts for adults ($19–62) and children 11 and younger ($15–35). Finger-painters apply white polish to the tips of nails during French manicures ($36). Remove unnecessary hairs with a bikini wax, or indulge in a pregnancy massage ($46 for 30 minutes), which enhances sleep for expectant mothers and calms the kicks of active babies. The application of a one-hour back facial ($61) rejuvenates back skin and decreases stress caused by moving stand-up pianos. Hair cuts in New Richmond start at $19, while hair cuts in Hudson start at $23.
The team at Perfect Brows doesn?t just remove hair above the eyes; they remove it from all over the body, using three different methods. Their threading services uproot follicles on the face with a twisted cotton thread. During waxing sessions, they paint fuzzy areas with a thin layer of molten wax, which adheres to hairs before pulling them from the root. Their third method, called sugaring, is an organic alternative to waxing, which removes hair with a natural paste made from sugar, lemon juice, guar gum, and water. This method is proven to provide less breakage and ingrown hairs and to leave clients with skin as smooth as a newborn dolphin. Each method provides a blank canvas for the studio?s other services, which include henna work and facials.
Colorful cosmetics and jewelry pepper the shelves and tables atop a shining hardwood floor at Damselfly Skincare, welcoming beauty-seekers into the spa's relaxing confines. Inside, guests can treat themselves to organic facials, letting natural ingredients restore their skin to youthful radiance. Lash extensions lend eyes a full, smoky look without the hassle of mascara running when you cry or leak fuel from the eyes. Beyond cosmetic treatments, the staff promotes relaxation by rendering massage that saps away muscle-bound stress in Swedish and deep-tissue modalities.