Named 2011's Best Makeover Maven by Richmond magazine, Design One Salon & Spa's team of talented stylists, certified massage therapists, and estheticians converges under one roof to rejuvenate and beautify clients with a comprehensive array of services. An aggressive in-house training regimen places associate stylists at the elbow of a master, who enlightens them on the precise art of updating clients’ looks with cuts, extensions, and colors. They emphasize communication and customize all services to fit each individual's needs. The staff also demonstrate their devotion to exacting optimal services by welcoming feedback and suggestions in the form of email or notes.
Aveda Institute?trained stylist Jesse Rone turns everyday hairdos into wearable masterpieces with smoothing keratin treatments, eye-catching highlights, and summery, natural-looking ombre coloring. The accomplished hair artisan goes to great lengths to surround each visitor in a relaxing cocoon of luxury, working away stresses with soothing complimentary scalp massages, and inducing naptime with cozy warm towels.
Honored as one of Salon Today ’s Salons of Distinction in 2011, Salon Debonaire perfects the art of hair adjustment with a host of lavish services that employ products from upscale brands such as Unite, Bio Ionic, and Onesta. Throughout the day, knotted clumps of hair flutter to the salon’s Brazilian-rosewood floors, their protestations drowned out by a symphony of snips as stylists craft textured and contemporary precision cuts. Coloring products from professional and USDA Certified Organic lines infuse newly minted hairdos with all-over color or partial highlights, and skilled aestheticians expel facial hair using wax or soybean-based Nufree. As the salon’s skilled stylists focus on their work, customers sip coffee inside a TV-equipped lounge or fling their wet mops against the wall to contribute to the salon’s modernist decor.
The stylists at Fantastic Sams keep things simple?but that doesn't mean plain. At salons scattered across the United States, the mane-makers fill a head of hair's everyday needs with services such as adult cuts, bang trims, and facial styling. They also go beyond basic services with texturing treatments, foil highlights, and hair relaxers more effective than simply slipping some gin into the shampoo. All services are complemented with their trademark FantasticStyle shampoo therapy, a treatment that includes a three-minute scalp massage and a nourishing argan-oil serum.
A Paul Mitchell signature salon, Coiffureous George outfits fashionable forelocks with a bevy of beautifying services and products plucked from international design books. After redefining a fusty look with a custom cut and style, the salon's skilled stylists manicure manes with Paul Mitchell Awapuhi Wild Ginger treatment, reshaping locks into dapper ’dos crafted from newly strengthened, protected, and hydrated tresses. A 10-minute stay beneath a blow dryer helps evict excess moisture and lock in good-looking shocks of hair, and a 10-minute massage eases scalps stressed after attempts to count every hair on your head.
In 2009, Redken Master Stylist and Certified Pureologist technician Elena teamed up with her sister, Rosalia, to open Invidia Hair Design. Since then, their team has grown to include eight total stylists. Among those eight, there are several other Master Stylists, each of whom maintains her skills with continuing education classes. Inside their upscale and modern space, the team cuts hair, adds flair with feather extensions, and drenches locks in new hues with such eye-popping color the salon has an optometrist on call. The team performs all of these services with the aid of products by brands such as Redken, Chi, and Pureology. Many of these styling aides are available for purchase on Invidia's retail shelves and can be taken home after visits.