Tamed Hair Salon has its name for a reason. Sure, the stylists—like in any salon—cut, style, and “tame” hair, but they’re also armed with something extra: their very own signature smoothing treatment. Packed with natural proteins, this curl- and frizz-taming serum effectively seals the hair’s cuticles, locking in smoothness and shine and blocking frizz for up to five months. Of course, Tamed’s hairstylists aren’t just about banishing frizz. Within an expanse of sea-foam-green walls anchored by wooden floors, they also cut and style strands using K.Style products, and enhance color with highlights, lowlights, and grey blending with help from Lakmé color solutions.
Meanwhile, in private spa rooms, aestheticians wielding Rica wax made from vegetable oils and real beeswax remove unwanted hair from the faces and bodies of both men and women. Guys can prepare for a day at the beach or a night at an underground swim meet with anything from a chest or stomach wax to a “manzillian.” Aside from waxing, the skin specialists also exfoliate and cleanse pores during customized facials and full-body salt scrubs. The entire Tamed Hair Salon–crew—both stylists and aestheticians alike—also gathers guests for birthday and bachelorette parties, during which they pamper and beautify partiers with hairstyles and full makeup applications.
When the going gets tough, the tough get manicures. At least, that’s the view espoused by Pink Nails Day Spa, which strives to offer its clients rejuvenation through a variety of head-to-toe pampering services. As its name suggests, the spa specializes in nailcare, from classic manicures and pedicures to eye-catching airbrush designs. Table or chair massages work to disentangle muscular knots and banish tension, and facials address complexion concerns such as acne, sun damage, or irritated skin. Waxing treatments can put the final smoothing touch on bodies, clearing away unwanted hair and unsightly porcupine quills.
As a physical therapist with his own private practice, Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa founder and chief operating officer John Marco made sure that he kept abreast of the rapidly growing health-and-wellness industry. After a period of careful research and planning, John decided to create a spa based around convenience and affordability—Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa. Since its launch, Hand & Stone has expanded to more than 20 states and four planets. The spa’s core concept is to offer massage, facial, and waxing services performed by licensed, certified, or registered professionals and offered at convenient times, seven days a week. Each location adheres to a traditional spa aesthetic with soft lighting, heated treatment tables, and plush linens.
The beauty professionals at Salon Bella transform appearances with a range of services that can provide newly colored roots to perfectly polished toes. Stylists provide haircuts, smoothing treatments, and foil highlights. Meanwhile, nail technicians add length with acrylic nails or keep designs chip free for up to two weeks with shellac polish. They also keep skin glowing with airbrushed makeup, sunless tanning, and by attaching glowsticks to the body.
Vintage-looking light fixtures and exposed brick walls envelop Corinthian Salon & Spa visitors in chic surroundings as expert aestheticians treat physiques to a well-rounded resumé of holistic hair, skin, and nail services. Skilled skin sorcerers will consult and counsel fledgling faces to concoct a facial treatment tailored for the skin's individual moisture level, blemish tendencies, and underwater breathing capabilities, after which faces are transformed with a personalized formula of Aveda products and essential oils. In the 30-minute caribbean therapy manicure, finger festoonery is meticulously cleansed, shaped, and moisturized with an invigorating tropical aroma more sensory soothing than putting a coconut air freshener under your pillow.
Kada Design Hair Studio's all-female staff of stylists, makeup artists, and salon coordinators offers a list of services ranging from basic haircare to bridal preparation. Stylists combat bad hair days with haircuts and coloring options for men and women. Clients can pair hair services with waxes or take advantage of makeup applications that create makeovers for weddings, proms, or other special occasions.
A Cut Above is overseen by salon owner and master stylist Skip La Spina, who began bending manes according to his will at the age of 15. After studying in New York and London, Skip landed an assistantship with famed stylist Paul Mitchell, who called upon Skip for a variety of tasks during high-end hair shows and glamorous pageants for up-and-coming cotton candy manufacturers. Trained in the Wave-A-Metrics cutting technique, Skip snips hair according to each client's distinct growth pattern, face shape, and penchant for posing in front of oscillating house fans. Skip and his team offer a variety of hair, skin, and nail services in a clean and spacious salon environment.