Shear Perfection of Jacksonville, Florida was established in 1988 to serve the needs of a clientele who require only the best in hair styling, skin and nail care. Owner Thuy (Twee) Young, with her vase years of experience and passion for hair, has assembled a staff of cutting-edge professionals.
Inspired by her mother?s return to school, Tiffany Stefura decided to pursue her passion for massage therapy five years ago. Since then, she has developed her own personable, unrushed approach that keeps her clients returning while discouraging chronic aches from doing the same. Tiffany took over AnExquisite Massage in 2011, and continues to build her clientele through her therapeutic kneadings. Imbuing her space with soothing ocean sounds and animal-print accents, Tiffany welcomes repeat and unique visitors, while keeping a space open for her mother to eventually join her in the practice.
At Spa 54, a staff of experienced aestheticians, massage therapists, and nail technicians beautifies bodies and soothes tired minds with luxurious, stress-reducing spa treatments. Nail technicians coat fingernails and toenails in decorative coats of colorful polish, and massage therapists work away tension from muscles with deep-tissue pressure and gentle effleurage. Warm wax quickly banishes unwanted hair from physiques, and microdermabrasion treatments and cleansing facials nourish and revitalize complexions.
Licensed massage therapists at Green Therapeutic Massage are dedicated to making sure clients receive the best massage of their life under their hands. With many years of experience, they take careful note of how much pressure people want during their regular relaxation or signature massages, working to relax tight muscles with therapeutic but relaxing technique, and to promote healing in the soothing office.
Dritan Azemi’s parents wanted him to become a doctor or an engineer. But he had his own ideas about how he could best help people. Feeling a calling in the world of aesthetics, Azemi dropped out of college and moved with his family from his native Albania to southern California. One day while out walking, he happened by a beauty school and stopped in to speak with the director about enrolling. Though Azemi had planned to heal people as a massage therapist, the more he worked on the school's styling floor, the more inspired he was by the happiness his clients felt after a great haircut. On his 20th birthday, Azemi celebrated by speeding down Interstate 15—an act that got him pulled over, right at the exit leading to the Ontario Mills mall. There, he discovered what was then Allen Edwards salon, where he quickly worked up to senior stylist and educator. When industry legend and ceramic-tools innovator Adam Shuman took over, Azemi learned many of his signature styling techniques and eventually became the company's junior art director.
Azemi's parents soon announced that they were moving to Pittsburgh, and he had to give up his glamorous fashion shows and photo shoots. He retained his sunny California mentality, however, and felt he could use this to enhance salon-goers' experience in the Pittsburgh area. The accomplished stylist opened Azemi Salons in 2008, naming the business not only after himself, but after a root word in several Eastern languages that means “power” and “moving forward.” To continue forward in its client-empowering mission, his team now offers spa treatments alongside hair services, performing skin-specific facials, relaxing mani-pedis, and massages to leave muscles as relaxed as the dress code at a Halloween parade.
Stylists at Dolce' Vita Salon & Spa know that living the sweet life isn't just about being rich; it's about feeling comfortable and confident in your own skin. So they try to help their clients retain sharper images with professional haircuts, color, and keratin hair-smoothing treatments that make hair sleeker and enable it to fit back into its prom hat. Their efforts haven?t gone unnoticed?clients voted Dolce' Vita the best salon in Wexford in Trib Total Media?s 2012 Readers? Choice Awards. To keep the good vibes flowing below the shoulders, the spa also offers spa services that include Swedish or deep-tissue massage, custom facials, and Minx Nails mani-pedis.