At Fringe, products by Aquage, Dermalogica, and Redken blow past aesthetic goals for hair and skin, and "near-perfect symmetry" delights nails in what the Huffington Post has called one of Chicago's Best Pedicures. Beyond the warm umber shadow cast by an orange awning, stylist Christina Crosthwaite has snagged plaudits from Chicago magazine for her envelope-pushing haircuts. A customizable selection of services begs for personal input into the looks-shaping process and causes fairy godmothers to practice job-interview skills.
Mongibello offers variety of hair services and hair treatments including advanced haircuts, magnificent Goldwell hair coloring, smoothing organic keratin treatment, unforgettable wedding hairstyles, natural hair extensions with organic glue tips that will not damage your own hair.
Did you know that a helpful tool for fighting frizz can be found in your kitchen? Squeezing water out of hair with paper towels, instead of rubbing locks with a regular towel or a sheet of sandpaper, can cut down on the friction that spurs frizz. The team members at Vanit? are brimming with tips like these, which they've absorbed in their years as professional stylists and colorists. They perform cuts and color services designed distinctly for men and women, as well as keratin smoothing treatments and deep-conditioning treatments using Paul Mitchell's iconic haircare products.
Whether a client wants their hair cut or their eyelashes lengthened, Bella Pelle Salon & Spa's talented aestheticians have them covered. Breaking away from their namesake service, the beauty haven not only waxes legs and faces, it also threads eyebrows and colors nails. Their full line of facials, meanwhile, leaves skin looking young enough to be ineligible for "adult swim" at the pool. And the venue for this beautification? A studio in the heart of the University of Illinois at Chicago, where the floors are dark hardwood and the walls looks like wrapped presents.
Before Teresa Zeigler even grabs hold of a pair of scissors or mixes up a bowl of hair dye, she first takes the time to evaluate her clients' hair to determine the most beneficial styles and colors. She works from inside Essence VIP, an ethnic salon that specializes in black haircare. She also straightens manes with a variety of products, including Global Keratin Juvexin, and slathers scalp-wellness formulas onto heads to help alleviate the symptoms of alopecia, dandruff, and eczema.
Sine Qua Non Salon has been called a Salon of Distinction by Salon Today, the home of the city's Best Highlights by Refinery29, and "the place with the hairy donuts" by a confused old man. For more than 20 years, the salon's four locations have upgraded hairdos with new colors, texturizing treatments, and expertly trained stylists. They also sling products from Bumble and bumble, Aveda, and Éminence Organic Skin Care.