Le Bijou Salon & Spa helps clients find inner tranquility while enhancing their exteriors. The salon’s stylists shear tresses into new ‘dos and alter colors in front of gold-framed mirrors. Aestheticians perform facial treatments with seaweed and essential oils, customizing products to banish crow’s feet or renew cheeks worn out from communing with puffer fish. They also lavish hands and feet with spa treatments and wax away unwanted fuzz from any area—even ears. Meanwhile, the spa’s massage therapists invite aching bodies into private treatment rooms, where they knead muscles in modalities that range from prenatal to craniosacral.
Hairstylist Jenn Velez fused the names of her two daughters, Melina and Alexus, to title Melxus Hair Studio, a salon that specializes in hair and makeup services. Jenn's stylists clean up the looks of men, women, and children with custom cuts and deep-conditioning treatments, adding length to clients’ manes with extensions, rather than fun-house mirrors. The beauty parlor’s modern tress treatments rely on trending products and techniques, which Jenn stays abreast of with continuing education.
Dr. Amy Emme, a moving speaker and a well-versed hypnocoach, has been featured on Lifetime TV Network's The Balancing Act for her insights on human nature and has helped several US athletes prepare mentally for the Olympics. Her direct, five-step approach to hypnosis is catered to athletes, businesspeople, and any individuals looking for internal motivation to help them excel in what they do. During one-on-one or group sessions, Dr. Emme's subconscious-searching techniques can help to improve communication and teamwork or set individuals on the path to smoking cessation, weight loss, or reduced romance-novel arson.
Serendipity Hair Studio cultivates a family-like atmosphere with a staff of experienced and always friendly hair stylists and nail technicians. Tricia Theall is one of four hairstylists, and her expertise with Redken Centricity and her training with Nordic hair extensions and Keratin by Coppola help her to beautify clients to their specifications. She is also always up-to-date on the latest trends and particularly enjoys working with clients trying the most recent looks. The salon in which Tricia and her cohorts ply their trade features elegant framed mirrors, artwork on the walls, and floors that, like lumberjacks' cell phones, are hardwood.
At the age of 11, Peggy Newlan began sculpting her mother's hair into beehives and french twists. She practiced on friends and family members, her fingers becoming more and more adept as she styled manes and picked locks. Despite her innate talent for hairstyling, Newlan pursued a career in accounting and banking. Eventually, she returned to her true calling, joined ooh la la Salon, and purchased the company in 2003.
Newlan now leads a team of stylists, as well as a massage therapist and a skincare expert who is an educator at Florida Academy. The beauty specialists perform a variety of services, from cuts, highlights, and ionic hair straightening to nailcare and spa services such as facials, massages, waxes, and spray tans.
Escape Salon & Spa's skilled stylists indulge digits and deftly manipulate manes within their relaxing studio. During the pampering 90-minute mani-pedi, a talon technician trims, files, and buffs nail beds, polishing them to ensure smooth confidence while sporting sandals or glovelettes. Clients can customize coiffures with a personalized haircut and single-process color. A style guru shampoos, shears, and shapes tresses, shading head hedges to each client's preferred crayon color. Escape's ambient interior and plush styling chairs embrace clients amidst sleek wood floors and warm, golden walls.