The pampering professionals at Ethereal cater to clients' beauty-therapy needs with traditional spa services and high-tech light-therapy facials. A relaxing spa tour, the Made in Heaven package kicks off with a dip in the hot tub for 20 minutes of weightless hydrotherapeutic relaxation. A 60-minute Swedish massage unwinds tight muscles and relaxes the body with long, languorous strokes before a detoxifying sauna session, dry or steamy. The sauna's heat can extract body toxins, purifying pores and melting muscles the way a flock of baby dragons melts the heart.
Natural light pours through the salon’s large front windows onto polished wood floors and walls decorated with intricate paisley designs like blooming flowers. Amid these modern accents, skilled stylists sculpt sleek layers and manufacture bold highlights to frame the face. Clients may also solicit Total Image for a waxing session, colorful mani-pedi, or a brief lounge in one of several high-tech solar tanning beds.
Tiffany Pardue is a waxing specialist who rids unwanted body hair at Elite Salon-Spa-Studio. Her skilled hands carefully remove patches of hair from sensitive bikini areas. At the salon and spa, customers also will find services such as haircuts, manicures, massages, and facial treatments.
Christine Smith's aesthetics training is still fresh in her mind: she graduated from Paul Mitchell The School less than a year ago. Using her adept hands and a range of Redken products, she trims, styles, and conditions her clients' hair to create shapes more varied than the results of a circle-drawing contest. In addition to her signature highlights, she beautifies tresses with single-process color.
Christine tends to her clients inside the calming atmosphere of Salon D'va, where fellow beauty experts perform services ranging from spa mani-pedis to reflexology to aromatherapy massages.
Heather Brown prepared for a career in beauty by receiving training, licensing, and certification in aesthetics, massage, makeup, and eyelash extensions. At Heather Brown Studio, she puts her training and seven years of experience to work by waxing off unwanted body hair, applying eyelash extensions, and clearing pores with facials. Along with helping clients look good, she helps them feel good by massaging away pain and tension with gentle kneads, gliding strokes, or heated stones.
At Tans By Tina, spray tan artists paint clients in a golden hue of choice. One hour after a careful bronzing that hugs all contours to create a slimming effect, clients can shower and watch the tan develop over the next 24 hours. The tan, itself, lasts up to seven days. To make the event a social one, Tans By Tina also offers onsite spray tan parties, ideal for showers, bachelorette parties, and birthdays.