The walls of Wish Boutique & Salon are the exact shade of a beach, which is appropriate because their assortment of tanning beds, airbrush spray tans, and tanning products services imbue guests with the same sunshiny glow they?d get from an actual beach. But apart from their UV and UV-free tanning services, their rooms shelter a red light therapy bed designed to ameliorate wrinkles, burns, and acne. The touched-up feeling resulting from those 20-minute sessions spill over into the manicure-pedicure area, where nail techs adorn tips with durable coats of shellac and glittering Rockstar colors.
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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.
At Wig It2, stylists view natural hair as nothing more than a jumping-off point. Lisa, the resident wig expert, and Stefanie, a nimble-fingered master of braiding, install human-hair extensions to suit clients' tastes. Taking fullness, texture, color, and length into account, they fashion natural-looking coifs with the addition of microlink extensions or sturdy sew-in tufts. Patrons who want to overhaul their image in time for the annual country-wide yearbook photos can choose from a host of lace wigs styled sleek and straight, curly, or wavy.
Starting with an in-depth skin analysis, esthetician Natasha beautifies her clients’ skin based on their particular needs or concerns. Facial treatments might include everything from deep pore cleansing and extractions to exfoliation, steam, and masks. Along with facials for men and women, she aids in the beautification process with hair removal and makeup applications.
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.
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.