Clients receive plenty of unexpected extras with their hair services at Bryana Nichole Salon & Spa. Cuts include hot towels, massaging shampoos, and neck and shoulder massages; color services come with Joico K-Pak hair-repair treatments; and a week's supply of Aquage shampoo and conditioner is included with each special-occasion style. In addition to hair services, the salon and spa waxes off unwanted facial and body fuzz and pampers patrons with hot-stone massages and Dermalogica facials.
Originally a salon, Magnolias on the Green has expanded its horizons beyond haircare to encompass a full menu of nail and spa services. Ten skilled beauticians pay close attention to their clients' aesthetic goals and personal lives, tailoring services and events to fit the individual, season, or lunar phase. Events range from birthday and bridal parties to fashion shows, and include special spa outings for girls under 13.
At Firm Fitness & Spray Tan, visitors are transformed through a combination of hard work and aesthetic treatments. Personal trainer, co-owner, and competitive bodybuilder Phil Placko works one-on-one with clients to devise custom workouts. His studio is stocked only with essentials, its weight and cardio machines occupying a sparely-adorned room that's free of distractions such as blaring TVs and mimes. Outside the exercise rooms, infrared body wraps and massages help bodies flush out toxins and recover from intense workouts, while spray tan technicians administer golden glows to highlight every newly toned muscle.
Licensed aesthetician Tracy Bader–a Casal Aveda Institute graduate–fights aging and revitalizes skin with more than a dozen different facial treatments. She enhances relaxation with aromatic essential oils or uses crushed pearls to exfoliate the skin and treat signs of aging. In addition, she offers waxing services to remove unwanted fuzz and makeup applications to prep clients for special occasions. She also draws attention to the eyes with eyelash extensions and provides below-the-shoulder care with body scrubs, citrus wraps, and hot-stone massages.
Each Images Hair Salon stylist doesn’t just cut hair; they create new styles that befit clients’ personalities. They style professional-looking bobs and blunt bangs, or mix it up with wispy bangs and long layers. And for the more adventurous, the staff will happily dye your hair hot pink or the same color as your skin. Updos are also on the menu for special occasions from proms to weddings to annual dentist appointments.
As a teenager, Lissa Bell developed vitiligo, a condition that causes depigmentation in the skin. As a result, Lissa decided to research and develop natural skincare products. Today at Lissa's Natural Skin Care, as a licensed esthetician, herbalist, and holistic-skincare therapist, she uses organic skincare products during custom facials, and skin resurfacing treatments to treat a myriad of skin issues.