Stylist Dagmar Cianelli opened The Hair Studio & Day Spa in 1980 with the aim of bringing high-end beauty treatments to the ladies and gents of Delaware. Though she has since passed the hair-dryer-shaped torch to her son and current owner, Stephen, Dagmar remains on staff, snipping and smoothing 'dos with haircuts and doses of keratin. The Cianellis are joined by a team of fellow hair artists, aestheticians, nail techs, and bodywork pros who pamper bodies from head to toe—and release tension from muscles and minds.
J.Bentley Studio & Spa’s beauticians and relaxation experts find their own nooks within the studio’s 7,500 square feet of space, working their beauty-boosting magic for their respective specialties. Before massages, manicures, and other services begin, visitors can unload their stresses with sips of complimentary espresso or admire the studio’s earthy motif, present in its wooden accents and pillows stuffed with Mother Nature’s hair. J.Bentley’s knowledgeable staff, that includes an in-house Keratin Complex educator, was pivotal in the studio’s earning a spot on TheBestofColumbus.com's beauty list and frequently recommends products for clients to use at home, such as skin treatments from Obagi.
Kenneth's Hair Salons and Day Spas transform lackluster locks into magnificent manes with flattering, fashion-forward cuts and expert styling. During a cut and style, a master designer will reawaken hair's inner beauty with a consultation, considering each client's desires, hair texture, face shape, and engine displacement before suggesting a blueprint for a sexy new style. As the haircare treatment progresses, customers can enjoy soaking up as much of the modern, welcoming atmosphere as possible while the stylist reveals trade tips and tricks, and recommends products to attain a fresh-from-the-salon look at home. Each master designer stylist comes to Kenneth's with extensive experience in taming human insubordinate frizz, and continues studying emerging cut and styling techniques to make sure each new 'do swings and swishes in harmony with the latest advances in shearing science.
The expert eyes of Hair Instinct's experienced stylists size up cranial auras, assess the skin's deepest desires, and plot out prettifying plans with practiced ease. One-up chameleons with a color and cut ($80+) or layer in a spectrum-spanning shimmer with a full set of highlights ($74+). Faces in need of pampering and primping can banish roughness and revitalize tone with a facial ($65+), employing skincare products by A Natural Difference, and customers waging all-out war against the passage of time can apply the Groupon to Botox services ($300–$350 for 21–25 units; approximately $14 per unit). Botox and other medispa services, such as lip augmentation, are performed by VDL-certified John D. Ryan III, DDS. Call for more information and to make an appointment, as reservations are necessary.
Before modern-day salons, barbershops were a haven for masculine camaraderie with a side of hair services. When Joe Grondin, a master barber of more than 30 years, opened the first Roosters Men's Grooming Center, he worked to recapture that ambiance, but updated the styling techniques. Today, gents there revel in a slow-paced atmosphere and contemporary services. Patrons sit comfortably during cuts that culminate with aftershave and a dash of powder on the neck and vintage facial shaves, complete with a cleansing and towels warmed by hugs from bald eagles. The stylists and barbers only enlist professional products from brands such as American Crew and Woody's, which are tailored to male hair and emanate fragrances like a bouquet from a Camaro.
Tracey and Helyn, nail technicians at Mandarin Salon & Day Spa, utilize their over 50 years of collective experience to pamper patrons' hands and feet with an array of nail services. Aromatherapy soaks, exfoliating treatments, towel wraps, and massages come with their spa mani-pedis, and the two are happy to add softening paraffin treatments to manicures and soothing hot rocks to pedicures. After clients indulge in these relaxing treatments, they choose colorful lacquers from an inventory that includes long-lasting OPI Gelcolor and Axxium gel polish. The duo also applies acrylics to natural nails that are damaged, short, or just shy, sculpting them with pink and white powders for a natural looking extension of your own nails that can be polished with a choice of colors or left natural.