Jan Marini, Skin Script, and Goldwell products aid the beauty professionals at Geesoo Studio in their fight against problematic skin and unruly hair. Aestheticians cleanse dirt-clogged pores and smooth out wrinkles with glycolic acid peels and microdermabrasion treatments. To complement fresh, glowing faces, stylists run scissors through manes and add depth with highlights or a fading ombre effect.
Chemical-free ayurvedic products and natural methods form the foundation for Naz Threading and Beauty Salon's many pampering services, which range from traditional Indian threading to skin-brightening facials infused with pearl, gold, or energy-enriching oxygen cream. Men and women can both stop in for haircuts and hot-oil head massages, and spa packages cater to bridal parties with provisions for limo service, a DJ, and a professional photographer to help to commemorate the occasion. The salon also serves as a classroom space where the expert staff doles out tips on henna application and teaches proper makeup techniques to beginners and recovering ex-clowns.
Over the past 15 years, certified cosmetologist Seema Kapoor has been particularly interested in techniques and products from India, such as Shahnaz Husain skincare. Though this is a specialty, the expertise of her staff is diverse. Below elegant chandeliers, stylists can craft a flattering haircut, highlight tresses, or nix unwanted hair with a specialty waxing or threading session. When not at the salon, Seema and friends host a live radio show where clients can call in and ask beauty questions such as "How long does a perm last?” and "How does my uncle keep pulling quarters from behind my ear?".
From its perch within Beauty Avenue, A.R. Beauty Boutique's roster of beauticians directs passersby to new aesthetic heights with a menu of services for the skin and body. Waxing for a wide range of areas prevents loitering fuzz from encroaching on prime epidermal real estate, and eyebrow tinting adds extra oomph to peepers. Three types of facials and exfoliating microdermabrasion treatments remedy acne and worn-out complexions, and the soothing modalities of an Indian head massage bring comfort to scalps stressed from wearing maltese puppies as hair extensions.
Akme Skin Care tackles cosmetic needs in an environment designed to foster rest and relaxation. The spa's aestheticians customize skincare needs for clients with different complexions, performing teen facials to combat excess oil and doling out gold facials to fight the signs of aging. They also rejuvenate scalps with hot oil treatments and purge unwanted hair with waxing and threading services.
Mishal may operate inside of Eyebrows R Us Salon—where she creates elegant arches with threading techniques—but there’s more to her expertise than just brows. She also paints skin with henna to create elaborate body art and affixes hair with vibrant new hues to lend a unique look to each client.