Danielle Klahr and her staff of licensed cosmetologists improve clients’ confidence not only with haircare services and nail artistry but also with beauty education and personal coaching. The beauty specialists teach such tricks as how to maintain a new hairstyle or recreate a dramatic or subtle makeup look at home. They also offer educational workshops, such as Makeup Tips for Teens and Flat-Ironing Your Horse’s Mane. During personal coaching, life coach Danielle helps women achieve their goals for both beauty and otherwise.
Kelly Rae leads the trio of staff members at her namesake salon, inspiring the whole crew with her advanced Paul Mitchell color training and cutting skills. Accompanied by fellow stylist Lesley Darling, both transform their clients' coifs with highlights, keratin smoothing treatments, and formal hairstyles. Nail tech Tina Mone, who's been beautifying hands for more than 10 years, applies chip-resistant Shellac and Gelish polishes as well as soothes palms with aromatherapy massages that relieve tension after high-fiving competitions. The salon also sells hand-painted wine and martini glasses, helping clients to continue to treat themselves once at home.
Revive’s talented team of licensed massage therapists calls upon extensive educational backgrounds and experience coddling muscles to soothe away each client’s stress and aches. Massage modalities target ailments from anxiety and depression to the injuries and stiff muscles that result from a battle with Medusa. Swedish massage's long, gliding strokes assuage pains inside and out, whereas deep-tissue massage's targeted pressures lift out knots. Anatomical menders also focus on holistic healing during reflexology visits, where pressure in the hands and feet travels through the body's interconnected pathways to help improve the health of organs. Myofascial release stretches out cramped soft tissue to take pressure off of nerves and blood vessels, and shiatsu massage targets pressure points to unclog the body's energy meridians in time for a roller derby or marathon of speed-reading.:
Founded by two experienced chiropractors, Highpointe Wellness & Slender Wrap Spa promotes health with treatments that aim to oust stress and toxins. The spa specializes in chemical-free body wraps, which help tone and tighten the skin while whisking away impurities. The signature Lipase body wrap, which uses soft bandages soaked in a specially designed solution, works to root out stubborn cellulite and fat deposits with the tenacity of a bulldog raised by a seasoned litigator. Several types of wraps are fortified with electrolytes, too, which can boost energy levels and address mineral deficiencies. In addition, you can stop by the facility to relax and detoxify with its infrared sauna, ionic foot baths, and three styles of massage therapy.
At Just Glamorous Salon & Boutique, clients, and more specifically, their unique beauty and style needs, come first. That’s why, with every haircut, clients also receive a shampoo and blowout style; why the Kertain smoothing treatment is designed to keep locks sleek for up to three months; and why owner and stylist Rachel Peluso frequently journeys to fashion-savvy NYC to stock the salon’s boutique.
In addition to hair services, the staff also beautifies clients with specialty makeup and waxing services, whether it’s for the big wedding day or the big welding day, which involves a lot of molten metal and, thankfully, no one wearing highly flammable gowns.
Salon owner Shannon Santagato has vivid memories of when, as a young girl, her grandmother would squeeze her cheeks and say "Faccia bella, Shannon." The term, which means "beautiful face" in Italian, stuck with her, and today it graces the sign outside of her Paul Mitchell Focus Salon. It's a fitting touch since Shannon and her staff strive to make clients feel just as beautiful as her grandmother did for her as a child. But they’re not just pinching cheeks. As Paul Mitchell trained stylists, they know how to snip the locks of men, women, and children into attractive styles. They also flex their muscles by providing color and straightening treatments and by bench-pressing bags of hair clippings at the end of the day.