Hope Law always knew she’d end up in the beauty industry, helping women of all ages and backgrounds feel confident in their own skin. She brings out inner glamour through expert makeup application, which she can perform in her studio, at the client's home, or at the starting line of a mud run. Her other specialties include applying custom eyelash extensions that last for up to eight weeks and ridding bodies of unwanted hair with waxing.
Between UV-rays, humidity, and searing cold, the skin takes on a lot throughout the seasons. That why Joi Aikens, a self-proclaimed product junkie, adheres to a regimen of products to keep her complexion healthy. But it wasn't always this way. It wasn’t until beauty school that she first saw the effect a customized treatment could have on her skin, and it fueled her desire to help herself, as well as others. Today, as a licensed skincare therapist, Joi uses her own blend of products to help her clients feel good physically, mentally, and spiritually. She also draws on her facial certifications in microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and Mr. Potato Head rearranging to offer a comprehensive service menu. Clients can relax in the comfort of her private studio, where she cultivates a spa-like atmosphere and performs services such as a swift wax or facial, or a smoothing body peel for full-body restoration.
Jewel Brown uses her vast experience to bring out the best in clients at Hair By Jewel Salon. After receiving her degree in cosmetology, she worked as a hair specialist in the heart of Manhattan and spent time as a stylist at the Apollo Theater, working with Diana Ross and Salt-N-Pepa, among other celebrities. She also has a wealth of continuing-education experience, including classes in cutting and coloring, as well as a certificate from Great Lengths as a hair-extensions specialist. She puts her knowledge and experience to work with a diverse clientele as she snips away split ends, adds dimension with highlights, tames frizz with keratin smoothing treatments, smoothes strands with relaxers, and nourishes locks with conditioning treatments.
Barbara "Beebe" Love seems to be something of a heartbreaker. From the testimonials on her website, it's clear that, as she's moved from salon to salon throughout the Midwest, she's left a trail of clients searching for somebody to fill her place. Their loss, however, is Dunwoody's gain. In the studio she recently opened near Perimeter Mall, she designs hairstyles for maximum versatility and shares beauty tips of all kinds. She and her staff also specialize in high-quality extensions and in color that leaves hair looking healthy, which means using conditioning Redken Chromatics products rather than braiding in broccoli florets.
With an upbeat personality and a portfolio brimming with styles, 12-year veteran Nita Wooten revises downtrodden looks with an eye that edges toward trendy at Snobz of Atlanta Hair Boutique. As an educator who has worked beauty shows and stylized subjects for the camera, she is adept at finding looks for her clients that suit their facial shapes, characters, and lifestyles.
The licensed massage therapists at Healing Hands Massage & Wellness pride themselves on the personalized care they give each and every achy muscle that falls under their hands. After free consultations, therapists swoop in to relieve stress with 1 of 10 modalities, ranging from aromatherapy-enriched Swedish massage to energy unblocking reflexology. After-hours and weekend appointments help busy professionals squeeze in relaxation whenever it’s convenient for them, and a full line of Body Magic supportive undergarments are available for purchase to help provide support for desk workers, expectant mothers, and competitive leap froggers.