Stylists are usually known as much for their skills as they are for their personality, and Ariel Hall is no exception. With a warm demeanor, beaming grin, and relaxed energy, Ariel sets clients at ease as she spruces up coifs with cuts, color, and styling that matches a favorite celebrity’s hairdo or a treasured Troll doll. Wielding handpicked products, Ariel smoothes and fortifies strands alongside her cohorts and fellow stylists Lacy Studdard and Jessica Woerner. Elsewhere in The Bungalow's homey confines, aesthetician Leigh Moody cleanses faces with renowned skincare products by Bioelements.
Krystal Dees of Lashes & Locks wields her styling expertise over curly and straight hair, and every texture in between. She sets to work in a salon and spa that, in addition to offering hair treatments, also provides clients with skin care services such as facials, body wraps, and tanning. To cap off new looks, the team applies mink and synthetic extensions to eyelashes, drawing attention to faces and away from vestigial tails.
Between graduating from beauty school and earning certifications in Lanza, Schwarzkopf, and the Coppola Keratin-Smoothing system, stylist Adrianne Lowes somehow managed to get two businesses off the ground. Her superhuman work ethic eventually led her to start a third business, The Ritz Salon and Spa, which has grown from her passion project into Burleson’s go-to spot for professional styling and relaxation.
For evidence of Adrianne’s dedication to the interrelated arts of beauty and health, one need not look further than The Ritz’s lengthy list of services, which range from the salon’s hair and waxing treatments to the spa’s facials and massages. The spa even boasts a therapy center, where resident chiropractor Dr. Don Haygood heals aching muscles with chiropractic, med-spa, and acupuncture treatments. Along with its beauty and health services, The Ritz houses a chic fashion boutique, where visitors can search for a cute outfit to complement their newly cropped hair or freshly scrubbed face tattoos.
Owner Sara Pryor and her skilled staff offer refuge from daily stressors with luxuriant treatments at Serendipity Escape Salon and Spa. During the Swedish-massage series, a licensed therapist kneads unruly knots with firm, but gentle hands, and soothes aching sinews with smooth strokes. Deluxe facials enlist natural products to rescue pores from built-up grime and invading red coats, leaving mugs feeling refreshed. Alternatively, aesthetic savants lengthen lashes with a full set of extensions, adding glamor to everyday glances and Arbor Day eye bats. Clients can relax between the treatment rooms’ crimson walls, as dim lighting lulls them into peaceful reveries.
A massage is a deeply personal experience: no two people have the same aches, muscular issues, or pressure preferences. With 17 years of experience under her belt, massage therapist and certified chiropractic assistant Dena Butterbaugh knows this all too well, which is why she strives to customize her massages to each of her clients' needs and favorite whale-song albums. At her station within La Vue Day Salon, the therapist specializes in easing chronic pain through trigger-point and deep-tissue techniques, but can also provide general pampering with relaxing Swedish strokes or the penetrating warmth of hot stones.
Great Clips harnesses the vast resources of a national salon chain to provide personalized, professional styling services to follicle frolickers near and far. Wild wigs are brought to bear by highly trained hair tamers who also serve as style guides through the often-intimidating tonsorial jungle, answering customers' questions about hair trends and maintenance. A socially responsible company, Great Clips also hosts haircut-a-thons, bake sales, and baked haircut sale-a-thons to benefit charities, including the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and Ronald McDonald House.