Inside Effess salon, Paul Mitchell–certified cosmetologist London Armstrong-Adame keeps hands and feet polished with meticulous manicures and pedicures. Beyond doling out basic cuticle care and enhancing tips with gel add-ons, London gives toenails the RockStar treatment, covering them with glitzy, glittery designs that will draw attention from adoring fans and avid scrapbookers for up to six weeks.
Hairstylists transform manes with fresh haircuts, highlights, and perms inside First Glance Hair and Nail Salon. And while they won't turn their curling and perming tools on unruly eyebrow hairs, aestheticians will beautify brows through waxing; they also wax other facial areas. The nail side of the business outfits clients’ fingers and toes with regular and chip-resistant gel polish. Technicians combine a number of hues to create artistic stripes, Halloween-themed mummies, and little hearts using Essie, Orly, and OPI polishes.
Skilled nail technician Lynn Martinez works from a wealth of experience to shape and buff nails to an eye-catching sheen. Clients may request a standard mani-pedi that outfits nails in regular or gel polish or opt for some of Lynn's intricate nail designs. Nails can attest to their owner's individuality with painted-on leopard print, cartoon kittens, bow ties, or Dalí-esque melting emery boards.
Having worked as a nail tech in the U.S. and Europe since 1999, Liz masters the techniques and tricks of the trade. That's exemplified by her Grand Master–certification through Creative Nail Design (CND). To achieve ideal presentations, she uses quality products such as shellac and gel polishes, customizing manicures and pedicures to each client.
Licensed manicurist Senia has 25 years of experience under her belt. This shows through her artful manicures and pedicures, as she beautifies clients with gels, regular polish, acrylics, and all types of designs. She loves to make her clients happy, and creates a friendly, positive atmosphere as she performs pedicures or applies custom nail art.
With extensive experience in the nail industry, Tina goes beyond mere nail polish in her manicures. She has a way of transforming nails into miniature art canvases, painting them with floral or color-blocked designs. She also uses no-chip gel polish for long-lasting manicures, as well as paraffin dips that hydrate hands with warm wax.