Amid hair-snipping stylists, licensed aesthetician Nikki Shahan attends to epidermal needs. Nikki employs custom skin masks, powerful chemical peels, ultrasonic treatments, and grandmotherly cheek pinches to rejuvenate skin of all types.
Once it makes its way in through the large window draped in elegant, red cloth, sunlight refracts off the many mirrors lining the earth-toned walls, illuminating the staffers as they wield scissors, nail brushes, or specialized facial ingredients. At hairstyling stations, certified Redken color specialists dye strands with flattering hues, and Great Lengths hair-extension experts elongate locks without inconspicuously feeding them into a moving escalator. Nail techs in a private suite draw from shelves of OPI polish during mani-pedis designed to gussy up natural or acrylic nails. The resident aesthetician, meanwhile, can perform waxing and skincare services and highlight features with permanent-makeup applications. For special events, such as weddings and dances, the entire team eagerly joins forces to help clients look their best.
Stylist Cecelia Topete combines technical prowess and artistic savvy to breathe new life into hair. She designs cuts that flatter other physical features such as eye color, face shape, and skin tone, even strengthening hair itself with deep-conditioning treatments. But Cecelia isn't alone in her mission to beautify every person who walks through the door at Distinctive Style Salon & Spa. Her colleagues offer everything from keratin straightening treatments to full-body massages, and the spa's on-site boutique features jewelry, accessories, and queenly scepters.
Although Rock Paper Scissors Salon specializes in dying manes with brilliant color, its stylists offer numerous hair treatments that give clients fresh, beautiful looks. In addition to trendy cuts and styles, clients can opt for a revitalizing brown-sugar scalp shampoos, all inside the lively salon where orange walls and stark-blue furniture perpetrate a funky, stylish vibe.
Aesthetician Agnes Logue honed her skincare expertise in Europe before chartering her specialty facials and complexion-restoring prowess to U.S. soil. From her comfortable and relaxing office, she unveils fresher, smoother skin on faces and full bodies using Pevonia products, which feature prominently into facials and microdermabrasion treatments designed to edge out blemishes, dead skin, and ingrown glitter. The 25-year industry veteran also helps her guests become their aesthetic best through eyelash tinting and perming and body-waxing services.