Founded with the goal of outfitting its pupils with the skills necessary to excel in the spa and salon industries, Milan Institute of Cosmetology deploys a rigorous curriculum that emphasizes professionalism and hands-on learning to train fledgling cosmetologists and aestheticians around the country. As the most important aspect of the course of study, student salons and spas serve as a real-world classroom wherein nascent beauticians—under the careful supervision of their instructors—can practice their newly minted skills on humans or sentient mannequins. The beauty apprentices gussy up patrons head to toe via sundry lavish salon and spa services—specific to each location—that may include nail services, haircare, facials therapeutic massages, or nourishing body wraps.
Savvy Salon Day Spa looks more like a home than a stuffy salon. The welcoming space is furnished it with beige accents and vintage-inspired wingback chairs. Amid these cozy accoutrements, hairstylists transform tresses with Big Sexy Hair products. They've also joined forces with makeup artists to beautify clients for any event. Nail techs can top manicured hands and feet with glitter, and estheticians lengthen eyelashes with long-lasting extensions.
Lisa Lewis knows how to work a brush. With the skills of Monet, she paints fingernails in bright hues with artistic touches, which include sparkly flowers, zebra prints, and the coat of every animal that boarded Noah’s ark. She also adds some va va voom to faces with mink eyelash extensions applied to existing fringe one lash at a time.
In front of the fireplace inside her cozy salon, Pon Bounphanh of Pon B Hair Styles performs signature cut, color, and highlighting services for women and men of all ages. Her comprehensive understanding of hair types, facial shapes, and current style trends allows her to beautify each and every one of her clients.