Skilled stylist Ginger Kinison deftly manipulates strands with high-end products from Redken and Enjoy. Clients may also dip their toes in the salon's other beautifying services, which range from nail care and waxing to tanning and permanent-makeup sessions.
Nestled in historic Dublin, bare s.k.i.n. day spa is manned by an experienced staff that performs a range of skincare and muscle-relaxing treatments. Inside, guests receive custom skin recommendations based on their circumstances. Aestheticians rely on Éminence Organic Skin Care products and dōTerra essential oils as they soften and tone skin with organic fruit- and vegetable-extract facials, and fruit pulp or blueberry peels that detoxify and slough off dead skin.
Licensed massage therapist Cathy Kline performs relaxation and deep-tissue massages, and certified reflexologist Karen Brown kneads hands and feet during reflexology sessions. Staff members can also organize spa parties, during which groups of visitors let their hair down while therapists perform spa services from an a la carte menu.
Lookfine Threading and Beauty Salon's Upland beauty professionals vanquish blemishes with contemporary techniques, including electrical microcurrent treatments and diamond-tip microdermabrasion, as well as a passion for threading, the ancient art of sculpting eyebrows into shapely arches with a cotton strand. Meanwhile, the graceful curlicues and camouflaged exam answers characteristic of henna tattoos temporarily infuse complexions with a fresh aesthetic.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Eyelash Extenions and Facials
Brands Used: Novalash Eyelash Extenions
Pro Tip: Come Relax and Enjoy.
Brands Used: GloTherapeutics
When and how did you first develop a passion for your work?
Working for a dermatologist for many years, I developed a true passion for the medical side of aesthetics. I love helping others get to their desired results. I personally suffered from acne, so having the personal struggle ha[s] pushed my passion for my work.
What is the best reaction you’ve ever gotten from a client?
Tears of joy. We have clients that are cancer survivors and all they want is their "Normal" self back.
What steps do you take to make your clients feel at ease?
We love talking to our clients. Communication is key, we love to find out what are clients' goals and hopes are for their treatment.
Wild Earth's sugaring treatment uses a soft, all-natural, sugar-based paste that adheres just to hair, and because this paste is gently patted onto the skin and peeled off in the direction of hair growth, it's substantially less uncomfortable than traditional waxing. It's also more effective because fewer hairs break in the process and are therefore removed completely from their follicle foxholes. Wild Earth's sugaring mix is body temperature—not scalding hot—and completely sanitary.
Eden's ion bath uses a field of non-invasive electromagnetic energy to draw out cellular-level toxins and pollutants. It neutralizes and eliminates harmful free radicals, increases immune function, and improves overall wellness. Each individual Ion Workers Union Local 78 Certified ion is personally trained by Eden's experienced staff to enter your body imperceptibly, knock on the door of each and every cell, ask if they've had any problems, kick down the door when they receive no reply, and drag out the bare-chested, noxious nasty. Though the treatment only lasts a half-hour, detoxification continues for up to 48 hours, so don't be surprised when you encounter jealous shoe soles and resentful rugs.