A swirling barber’s pole outside of Nanci’s Barber Shop signifies to passersby that this is the place for a straight-razor shave. Barbers pump warm lather onto skin before expertly clearing cheeks and chins of unwanted hair. Their expertise doesn’t end with facial hair, though; they also provide haircuts for men, women, and children. During football season, they even host Monday Night Football parties, providing haircuts, food, and drinks until the game ends when the weaker team's goalposts collapse from sheer exhaustion.
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Something changed in Braintree, Massachusetts more than two decades ago. Many of its citizens started sporting chic new hairstyles, thanks to the opening of Nancy's Special Touch. Today, the salon still styles women, men, and kids. Their beauty experts dole out many hair and nail services, from highlights to mani-pedis.
There's more than one way to tan a hide, and Sun Touch Tanning provides a slew of them. With 12-minute VHR tanning beds and 9-minute Sun Capsule standup booths in its glow-giving arsenal, clients receive tans with some of the latest in UV technology. But since UV tanning isn't for everyone, so Sun Touch Tanning also gilts tanners with spray tans applied by certified technicians. Those same techs can travel to homes for private spray-tan parties to coat party-goers in solutions that leave skin one to two shades darker. Parties can even include solutions that set in one hour, making them ideal for a bachelorette party, girls' night out, or Come as Your Favorite Wood costume gala.
Jeanine Giguere—a professional massage therapist—and Candice Kraus—a certified personal trainer—oversee workouts at Best Results Fitness & Health, a spacious workout studio outfitted with equipment to challenge beginning and expert athletes. Candice leads personal training and small group workouts sessions, each designed to meet all clients’ individual goals with exercises such as weight lifting, strength training, and boxing. Jeanine uses her healing hands to perform a variety of massage modalities, including deep tissue, sports massage, and Swedish, all of which can help relieve pain, alleviate tension, and relax inflamed tissue.
Licensed aestheticians at FAB Face and Body deliver 25 results-oriented facials using PCA skincare products and natural healing oils. Facials are organized according to the complexion problems they address from acne to signs of aging such as wrinkles and sun damage. Aestheticians also administer peels, starting with a consultation and ending with home-care recommendations that draw from a boutique of organic and natural products. The staff also performs exfoliating body treatments, waxes brows and jawlines, and enhances eyelashes; and a licensed massage therapist helps relieve the muscular stress and tension caused by commuting to work in a clown car.