Handicap Accessible: No
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Shellac manicure
Brands Used: OPI and CND
Pro Tip: Please arrive ten minutes early to fill out a brief questionnaire about your health and preferences.
Led by color-certified master stylists, Allure Hair Studio helps clients revamp or retouch their ‘dos with a range of contemporary and classic looks. Women, men, and children alike visit the studio for everything ranging from simple haircuts to extravagant updos to smoothing keratin treatments. Echoing the company’s emphasis on client education, stylists offer advice on how to preserve salon-like hair at home and reasons why it’s a bad idea to wear Pocket Polly–sized lanterns as earrings. Allure Hair Studio also houses a beauty salon, where guests enjoy mani-pedis, massages, and other pampering services.
Area natives Erica Daly and Lisa Powell lead Le Posh Salon's legion of continuously educated coif crafters in accentuating natural beauty with classic and contemporary styles. Customers seeking a quick crop can lasso a haircut and blow-dry to transform pesky manes into well-mannered face frames ($35+ for women; $16+ for men), and clients with lengthy, lackluster locks can opt for a mop lop, blow-dry, and an all-over single-process color ($45+). Bolster head hues with the light follicular embellishment of the partial-foil pigment boost ($65+), coupled with a cut and blow-dry to leave headscapes as smooth and alluring as a dolphin at a singles mixer. Le Posh Salon's savvy stylists employ products such as Chrome, Milkshake, Goldwell, and Sexy Hair in the glass-fronted pamper palace.
Green bamboo shoots, an improvised rock garden, and sleek, wagon-red couches beckon guests to relax at the front of Mani Q Spa. But just beyond the front desk whirs a flurry of activity. Nail techs enhance hands with chip-resistant polishes from OPI, Essie, and CND, or lull them to sleep with soothing hot stones or paraffin wax treatments. Against the other wall of the salon, their foot-focused brethren tend to guests luxuriating in plush, elevated pedicure thrones.
Mounting a full-fledged assault on stress, the spa offers a petite menu of spa services including body-waxing and back massages. In a private treatment room, aestheticians pour over complexions before cleansing, exfoliating, and steaming away imperfections. For faces that need extra attention, the aesthetician reaches for a seaweed mask to hydrate the skin, aromatic oils to massage stiff necks, and gold stars to place on the forehead.
Certified nail technician Christina Andrews at Salon Tuscany dresses up fingers and toes with vivid shades of polish. She offers detailed manicure and pedicure services, with a specialty in shellac, acrylics, and fills. She works alongside the rest of the salon's staff, led by Rick and Dawne Guay. They offer NEO Hair Extensions (made from 100% human hair), stylish haircuts, color and texturizing treatments, and glamorous faux lashes.
Local brides. Teens getting ready for formals. President Obama. What seems like an unlikely grouping has something in common: they've all turned to Radura for makeup services. With a cosmetic client list that includes the president, Arianna Huffington, and a slew of other politicians and pundits who Radura?s artists have prepped for the likes of HBO, FOX, and CNN, it's no wonder guests turn to the salon for makeup artistry and instruction. Massages, waxing, and facials also spoil spa-goers, giving them an idea of what it?s like to be Steven Seagal for a day. Hair and nail services?including mani-pedis that use sea salt or no-chip nail polish?keep guests glittering from scalp to toes.