At The Wax Shack, professional aestheticians soothe and beautify the body's largest organ with skillful hair removal and nourishing skin treatments. A cozy environment full of earth-toned walls, suede-covered furniture, and soft light surrounds visitors, as technicians spruce up eyelids with lash extensions or smooth bodies and faces with waxing.
The space at Studio Salon & Spa goes on forever??or so it would seem. Dozens of elegant mirrors span the avocado-hued walls, adding dimension to the cozy central room. There under miniature spotlights, stylists specialize in highlights and lowlights, adeptly transforming locks with advanced techniques such as ombre and baillage.
Kiera McBride at Bella Beauty Salon presents a full slate of hair services. The stylist can cut and style hair and add relaxation to the experience with a head massage. She also adds splashes of color with full treatments or highlights and can do perms.
The staff of Panache Aveda Hair Studio & Day Spa is proud to be an Aveda Lifestyle spa—a name only bestowed on select spas that exemplify the Aveda company standards for professional services and refined beauty practices. Armed with Aveda's advanced haircare and skincare products, the seasoned specialists administer a variety of services, from soothing facials to chic haircuts to luxurious hot-stone massages. And during many of their decadent spa packages, they treat clients to freshly made lunches of sandwiches, wraps, and cheese trays in between massages, scrubs, and pedicures. The atmosphere at Panache reflects the studio's name, too. Inside, you'll find textured glass, a wall of stones chipped from the boulder of Sisyphus, and a circular tufted chair that sits boldly, defiantly, beneath a grand chandelier's quiver of purple-and-green icicles.
Committed to helping clients maintain both healthy and attractive selves, the staff also hosts regular fitness and yoga classes. Certified instructors lead the classes in a fully equipped studio behind the spa.
Todd Stewart, a seasoned stylist whose past includes a stint at Paramount Studios, leads a team of hairdressers that have each honed their skills through years spent in the industry and through a rigorous in-salon Skill Certification program. Tight-knit team members arm themselves with a multitude of high-quality products from brands that include Moroccanoil, Tigi, and Todd Stewart's signature line.
After a thorough consultation with each client, they go to work crafting new ’dos, freshening up current looks, or modeling manes after the customer’s favorite city skyline. Services range from basic cuts to the salon’s specialty color treatments, which are administered by Schwarzkopf-trained colorists.
For more than 20 years, master stylist Henry Mallory has been plying skills polished in the classrooms of Vidal Sassoon in LA and Bumble and bumble in New York to perfect coifs with technical precision. His knowledgeable take on trending hair fashions was recently featured in Eagle Magazine, and he and his staff continually attend fashion shows and training workshops to stay abreast of the latest cut-, color-, and scissors-juggling techniques. His dedication to making the world a more beautiful place is also reflected in the salon's use of fair-trade, environmentally conscious label.m products, which tame tresses using renewable and responsibly harvested ingredients and are never tested on animals.