Cosmetologists, nail technicians, and barbers alike graduate from Margate School of Beauty armed with job market-ready backgrounds in art, fashion, and technical design. First, though, senior students gear up to matriculate with hands-on experience in the school’s salon and spa. They can shape and color locks, braid them into cornrows, or smooth textured strands. Beyond hair services, they brighten nails with polish and acrylics, and tend visages with facials, waxing, and microdermabrasion, which exfoliates more effectively than demolishing a sandcastle with your face.
The waiting area at Ocean Beauty Salon and Skin Care Clinic oozes with natural sunlight thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows that allow the sun’s rays to bathe a posh, cushioned, white couch and coffee table. But that’s just the entrance; beyond, the salon’s professional staff turns its talents to beautifying nails, hair, and skin on a daily basis. Armed with products from brands including Moroccanoil, licensed stylists tease and clip locks into voluminous styles, dye tresses, and apply hair extensions. When the staff isn't crafting new hairdos or fending off gremlins on barbicide-only diets, they are often found rendering other salon and spa services, such as massages, waxing, and deep-cleansing facials.
The steady-handed staff at Utopian Salon & Wellness employs its mitten fillers to amplify and preserve outer beauty through delicate massage and spa services. Facials and microdermabrasion treatments deeply de-grime mugs to impart a youthful glow, bolstering patrons' courage to finally audition for elementary-school versions of Fiddler on the Roof. Below the neck, body scrubs and wraps improve epidermal texture and appearance, waxing procedures strip unwanted scruff, and manicures transform digits into elegant talons. A menu of massages pamper statures with Swedish, shiatsu, and deep-tissue modalities.
The licensed nail techs at Lovely Nails give a big hug to Mother Earth by using 100% natural products––just one step of many they take to ensure comfort. Guests enter the shop to find wall prints of lush greenery and rippling pools and are then invited to lounge in cushy hydrotherapy pedicure chairs. Each chair is decked out with disinfecting pebbles and pipe-less technology for bacteria-free relaxation. Lovely Nails further adheres to health standards by using sanitary pouches and implements sterilized in a medical-grade autoclave.
The expert stylists at Babelle Salon & Spa help guests perfect their look. Cuts and color treatments remake hairstyles, trimming away excess locks and dyeing strands to make hair more eye-catching. Nail services make fingers and toes just as fetching, smoothing away jagged edges and adding pops of bright color.
Dr. Roy Goodman, a member of the American Chiropractic Association with more than 15 years of private-practice experience, helms a team of professionals. Along with spine-aligning chiropractic services, the clinic offers physical therapy for clients of all ages who suffer from a variety of conditions and injuries. For relief after rigorous exercise routines or competitive Twister matches, firm strokes from a licensed massage therapist—who is fluent in Swedish, neuromuscular, medical, and Thai modalities—work to relax muscles and increase circulation.
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