"Diversity in style" is the catchphrase that perfectly personifies Salon 2, where the multitalented staff members each boast a particular talent or styling niche. Color experts and press and curl aficionados work side by side with eyelash extensionists and waxing specialists, ensuring each and every bodily thread is well tended to. Other salon professionals are masters at sewn-in extensions, braids, or keratin treatments, and an in-house barber is even available to style mohawks and fades or erase five-o'clock shadows with straight-razor shaves or fuller beards built out of cotton balls.
Boston Lashes' certified lash stylists follow Xtreme Lashes' exclusive X-Technique extension method, which gifts clients with thick, natural-looking lashes. The method, developed by a team of chemical engineers under the direction of a registered nurse, consists of applying specialized adhesives and synthetic strands to clients' existing lashes. Additionally, stylists tailor the extensions to match clients' desired look—lashes can be lengthened to look more alluring and shaped to resemble insect wings to make trout swoon while fly-fishing.
In their welcoming space on Newbury Street in historic Back Bay, the 11 experienced stylists at Salon Red and Spa strive to apply a personalized touch to every hair-sculpting session. They draw from knowledge of current trends to discuss potential hairstyles before they begin cutting and styling, straightening and curling, or cooing to coax out baby birds accidentally nesting in updos. Besides trimming tresses, they can lengthen them with sew-in or fusion extensions and lace-front wigs or add colorful accents with hand-applied balayage highlights.
After studying in Bombay, India, and serving on Tufts University School of Dental Medicine’s faculty, Dr. Rustam K. Devitre opened his eponymous office. Today, more than 25 years later, he and his supporting staff of dentists employ their expertise in such fields as implant surgery, wisdom-teeth extractions, and smile restoration to keep teeth healthy and shiny. Hygienists not only clean teeth in preparation for a dental examination but also teach patients at-home care methods so that they can live forever.
The Boston Center For Oral Health is designed to be a unified hub for comprehensive dental care, and it’s easy for its eight dentists to work together as a team. Many have known each other for more than 25 years, since they were students together in dental school. One of the most seasoned is Dr. Morreale, a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and Master of the Academy of General Dentistry. His 30-year career has been spent mostly in the field of cosmetic dentistry, allowing him to fit crowns, veneers, and implants seamlessly into rows of natural teeth.
The brand American Apparel, which recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary, conjures up images of stylish and well-fitting fashion basics. It also likely brings to mind sassy advertisements featuring long-haired beauties in natural makeup posing in skin-bearing bodysuits and loungewear.
But what many don't know about the brand?despite its name and the slice of apple pie that comes with every purchase?is that all of its clothes are made in America. Everything from sewing and cutting to accounting and marketing happens in one building in downtown Los Angeles, and the rest occurs within a 30-mile radius. Not only that, every slim-fitting pair of pants, spandex bodysuit, and v-neck T-shirt is made in a sweatshop-free environment.
Plus, keeping everything in house means the company eliminates unnecessary and wasteful factors, such as shipping fuel and packing materials, as well as provides jobs to Angelenos, instead of outsourcing them.