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Swing by this authorized Apple abode to find a full stock of Apple's newest gadgets and gismos. Current featured computers include the new iMac (starting at $1,199), which has super-fast graphics, a sleek desktop design, and a wireless keyboard and magic mouse. The newest MacBook ($999) touts next-generation NVIDIA graphics, a 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 2GB of memory, and up to 10 hours of battery life. Hard-core hard drive connoisseurs can visit MacAuthority to test drive Mac's fastest, most powerful computer yet—the all-new Mac Pro (starting at $2,499, which delivers top-notch processing speeds, graphics, storage abilities, and bragging rights. The shop also boasts a friendly, knowledgeable staff to answer any questions, and to help pair you with your technological soul mate.

2100 Hamilton Place Blvd
Chattanooga,
TN
US

Established: 2010

Reservations/Appointments: Required

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Staff Size: 11?25 people

Parking: Parking lot

Most popular service: Pumpkin peels and Brazilian waxing

Brands Used: ilike, Salon Sugar Products, Circadia, H2T professional peels

Pro Tip: I have 15+ years experience as an aesthetician.

Q&A with Julie Coll, Aesthetician

Do you offer your customers any extra perks?

Coffee, tea, or hot chocolate.

The interior of a business can affect how its customers feel. What kind of decor do you use to help make your clients feel pampered and at ease?

Relaxing, yet chic and trendy.

What steps do you take to make your clients feel at ease?

I provide quality services using organic products. I become acquainted with the client, and assess the goals and needs of each client before providing any service. My goal is to provide each client with an exceptional service in a relaxing, comfortable environment.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?

Besides having 15 years of aesthetics experience, I was an educator for a spa for 10 years.

1101 Hixson Pike
Chattanooga,
TN
US

During more than two decades in the beauty industry, Charity—the head of Hair 1 and Spa 2—has amassed a wide-ranging arsenal of expertise, excelling in fields as diverse as laser hair removal and manicures. In her capacity as a stylist, her cut and color services revamp coifs, and her facials, peels, and Photo Lite age-spot treatments rejuvenate the faces beneath them. Alternatively, her massages, which include Swedish or deep tissue, dissolve stress and facilitate internal harmony. Clients can pop into her Zen-like salon or schedule an appointment for her to visit their homes or live-in solariums.

7650 US Hwy. 41
Sarasota,
Florida
US

At Jeannette’s Beauty and Barber Shop, a staff of four licensed barbers and cosmetologists doles out cuts and other hair treatments for women, men, and children. Although the cosmetologists' specialties include altering hues with color and smoothing strands with keratin treatments, they also offer extensions, roller sets, and perms. Barbers, on the other hand, lather up clients for razor shaves and meticulously trim beards to leave men's faces looking distinguished and dapper.

1000 Parkside Lane
Woodstock,
GA
US

When Josie founded Gossip Salon and sought to hire fellow stylists, she prized one characteristic above all else: experience. These artists—many with more than 20 years in the business behind them—consider their clients' wishes and facial features before sculpting expert haircuts and applying color in both subtle and funky designs.

8720 Main Street
Woodstock,
GA
US

Dr. Nedra Dodds understands the power of beauty better than anyone. Before founding her own aesthetic practice, she traveled the world as a professional model. Though Dr. Dodds turned in her couture threads 18 years ago, she still works in the business of beauty as the medical director of Opulence Aesthetic Medicine. The doctor oversees a team that includes nurses, medical assistants, a master aesthetician, and a clinical aesthetician. They draw on their various fields of expertise to help clients uncover the faces, bodies, and mystical birthmarks that they’ve always dreamed of. Staff members transform exteriors with a wide range of contemporary med-spa services, from body contouring and minimally invasive liposculpture to laser acne-scar treatments. They also help boost the thickness and health of hair, adorn eyes with lash extensions, and erase spider veins or excess hair with lasers.

600 Chastain Rd NW
Kennesaw,
GA
US