A youthful, modern glamour sets the stage at ten20, where a friendly staff relaxes and converses with patrons in front of a big-screen television. During the 45-minute “tenfingers” manicure, your opposable knuckle sticks will be equipped with shiny new finger helmets worthy of a Costanza hand model. Put your hands where a member of the skilled staff can see them, and you'll be rewarded with a neat nail trimming. Perfectly symmetrical tips will take the place of formerly unruly edges. Cuticles will be gently groomed into a more sightly disposition, leaving your handle bars feeling buttery and spry. After a gentle massage of the arms and hands, a deliberate polishing finishes up your transformation from hand abandon to extreme extremity envy. Over the course of your skin-mitten renovation, use any free appendages to help yourself to complimentary Diet Coke and M&Ms, which you can sip and munch while taking in an episode of Sex and the City, Ellen, or Matlock on the massive monitor before you.
Since opening in 1998, Tans To Go continues to bronze its guests with a selection of equipment that includes six tanning beds and custom airbrush tanning. UV-based tanning comes in both bed and booth form, embedded with radiant bulbs of up to 400 watts that target the body and face. Resident airbrush artists imbue hides with a tanning mist that moisturizes the skin as it does its best impersonation of the sun. Before customers choose a bronzing method, Tans To Go's friendly, helpful staff can help make the decision easier with advice and answers to tanning questions.
When she isn't beautifying skin at special events for Bobbi Brown and Laura Mercier cosmetics, Cindy Naylor can be found inside the Lash Addict studio, enhancing eyes with Xtreme Lash extensions. She applies the extensions one at a time, working with such expertise that clients often fall asleep during their appointments. Depending on each individual's preferences, Naylor can create a soft, natural look, or a glamorous look augmented with colors and crystals.
Cited by Vogue as the mastermind behind the now-iconic “beach hair” look, stylist Kevin Murphy travels the world crafting new hair designs. Despite this, his presence looms like a friendly but no-nonsense ghost at BeauImáge Salon. The salon’s six stylists use his eponymous line of hair products, as well as products from L’Oréal, to style creative cuts, elevate updos, and finish coloring sessions. Their services extend beyond hair, though. Two nail techs brighten digits with acrylic nails or Shellac polish, which refuses to chip even when hands are stuck in the mouth of a hungry pug.
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Inside Executive Tans' welcoming salon, a quartet of UV-tanning beds and an experienced airbrush-tanning artist await to burnish skin in a sultry summer glow. The selection of UV bed styles includes one standup booth and the Classic Legs bed, which only tans the gams to match more naturally tan upper bodies or to even out sock and ankle-watch tan lines. Coating bods in a UV-free tan, the trained staff wields an airbrush wand to spray skin in a finely textured pigmented mist, leaving skin with a streak-free glow lasting for five to seven days. Patrons can don one of the salon's paper bikinis or bring their own swimsuit, resting assured that the nonstaining spray easily washes out of clothing. The salon's shelves are stocked in a variety of tanning lotions, which hydrate skin while prolonging tans for weeks of beachside strolls or parading around Antarctica to make the citizens jealous.