Independent stylist Rosa decided to branch out into her own salon to cut, color, and style hair according to her own rules. She stays on top of hair’s latest trends and continually attends trainings to provide her patrons with the ultramodern looks they desire. Her more than 15 years of hairstyling experience and 4 years as an educator for Paul Mitchell further inform her work.
At Dye & Wave, the team of beauty experts has one focus: to create looks that complement each client's inner beauty. Stylists administer fresh haircuts along with keratin treatments that leave locks sleek and shiny. Nail care, waxing, airbrush tanning, and facials are also available for all-over beautification and pampering.
There are a variety of reasons someone might take dance lessons—to bust eye-catching moves at a nightclub, to impress a paramour with the sensual steps of tango, or perhaps to simply avoid awkwardness at a company formal. In an exciting and joy-filled environment, the upbeat certified instructors at Sway Dance possess the power to teach students how to achieve any of these goals. Students of all experience levels thrive in both private lessons and communal group classes focused on the sultry techniques of salsa and bachata, the social dances of swing and foxtrot, and the formal steps of waltz and tango. The instructors also help couples prepare for their weddings by helping them personalize and polish their first dance together and editing songs down to the right length and tempo.
Zazoz Palette Hair Salon & Boutique’s owner and head stylist, Zayda, trained at the Illinois Art Institute in Chicago and then gained experience by working at salons such as Gallery of Hair. She also sharpened her metaphorical paintbrush as the color coordinator at Compagnia della Bellezza. Now, at her own salon, Zayda presents a full slate of hair services and even purveys gifts and accessories from local designers.
On a trip to Chicago from his native Italy, young Mario Tricoci changed his life forever. The fledgling hairdresser stopped in at a prestigious salon, where he impressed the owner with his impeccable display of skill and landed himself a job. The next six decades brought strings of industry awards and the opening of his very own salon, which soon exploded into 26 locations in four states. With his styling prowess proven both to the industry and to the clients he encountered each day, the coiffeur decided to share his gift with others. In 2004, he established Tricoci University to foster a new generation of cosmetologists and spa technicians trained to thrive in the luxury-spa industry.
Throughout the Midwest, Tricoci prot?g?s study a rigorous curriculum in high-end salon and spa surroundings to learn how to create beautiful hairdos, choose skin-flattering cosmetics, and beautify nails and skin. A team of experienced industry professionals readies pupils for the beauty world with in-depth classes, and outside education arrives via video demonstrations and guest-artist lectures on Vidal Sassoon's Wedge-Bob Postulate. More advanced students get a preview of their career to come by beautifying real people during instructor-supervised treatments, which lend the stylist essential experience as the client enjoys a pampering session at a discounted rate.