A makeover doesn't have to involve a drastic haircut, a new wardrobe, or a new government-supplied identity. That's why BG Makeovers Advanced Skin Care & Spa co. focuses on simple skin solutions. Inside the beauty hotspot, aestheticians treat a wide range of skin issues with their services. Blackheads and dull skin are no match for the manual exfoliation, extractions, and brightening mask included in the BG luxurious signature spa facial. Age spots, wrinkles, and uneven skin tone are visibly reduced thanks to the micro needling pen, which stimulates collagen and elastin production. Acne and skin redness decrease with the Osmosis facial infusion, a gentle peel that employs the high-quality Osmosis skin care line.
Though Salon Tuscany's decor is an elegant nod to the Old World—from ceramic pillars crowned with indoor plants to the heavy, gold-framed mirrors that reflect the salon's cranberry-and-gold color scheme—the hairstyles its staff produce are anything but dated. In fact, owners Rick and Dawne Guay's main mission is to provide clients with current yet affordable hairstyles.
To create modern 'dos, stylists employ products from brands such as Redken, Aquage, and Soma, as well as 100% human hair NEO extensions. Salon Tuscany's crew also aims to beautify clients with shellac manicures, which coat nails with 50+ different colors of chip-resistant polish, and with Ardell eyelash extensions. In an effort to stay connected to the community, Salon Tuscany supports charity events such as leukemia fundraisers, and it takes the time to doll-up local celebrities, including Ms. New Hampshire America 2012 contestant, Jennifer Dickson.
Not one harsh chemical or animal byproduct is found inside Venus Avani Eco Salon & Organic Beauty Bar’s products. Each hair, skin, and nail line is eco-friendly, organic, vegan, free of parabens, SLS, and sulphates, and never tested on animals or robots. To keep in line with their environmentally friendly standards, the salon's staff also recycles all paper, plastics, and swept hair that would normally be tossed; short hair is donated to help with oil-spill clean-ups. Long hair that's cut is donated to a charity of the clients’ choosing.
Helmed by 28-year beauty veteran and owner Alfredo Lamparelli, Salon Bogar provides a haven of beautifying services performed at the talented hands of stylists, skin therapists, and makeup artists. Beginning with a skin analysis by a professional pore pamperer, the glow facial gently rejuvenates lackluster epidermises with a series of brightening and tightening steps including an exfoliation, eye-and-lip treatment, and custom finishing mask. As complexions emote a refreshed, youthful glow, hands and arms will enjoy a tendon-untangling massage, preventing them from endlessly caressing newly freed faces.
The techs behind New Beginnings Nail Salon draw on a collective 27 years experience as they primp acrylic and natural nails with tools cleansed by hospital-grade disinfectants. In addition to mani-pedis, they also offer paraffin treatments, sugar scrubs, and OPI Axxium no-chip polish for pistachio lovers. For brides-to-be and bachelorettes, they host parties with mani-pedis, champagne, and appetizers to prepare them for a fun night out or a walk down the aisle. Nail techs also pamper princesses during birthday parties that include nail designs and cake, with goodies bags for the guests to take home. In an effort to share their knowledge, New Beginnings Nail Salon offers an apprenticeship program that helps aspiring nail stylists earn their licenses through hands-on experience. They also joined the fight against cancer by holding a fundraising event featuring nail art and raffle tickets.
Classic pedicures, shellac manicures, intricate nail art, and gentle but effective waxing services—Nicole Giorgi does it all. Inside Paul Edward Salon, the professional beautifier spruces up fingernails and toenails and evicts unwanted hair from brows, legs, and bikini lines. She joins a staff of stylists and aestheticians who dedicate themselves to their clients' wellbeing, pampering them with hair styling appointments that employ organic Eufora products. They even render facials that infuse vitamins into the skin, which is more effective than just taping Flintstone chewables on foreheads.