A relaxing scalp massage kicks off every cut at Tyson Anthony Salon, where hair humanitarians, led by head stylist Kiauna Pond, focus on clients' comfort as they snip. Gentle roll wax deforests brows and upper lips with minimal irritation, and glowing sconces imbue the cream-colored walls with soft, soothing light. Kiauna herself applies 13 years of experience to personalize cuts and educate clients about how to maintain their new ’do's by tricking rocks into preserving them in amber.
Soft music tickles the ears in private treatment rooms as the staff at Utah Valley Massage Therapy tackles any number of body issues from head to all 11 toes. The staff's massage modalities—including Swedish, deep-tissue, and reflexology—blast through knotted muscles, headaches, and stress. A number of add-ons further relax bodies via calming aromatherapy and heated towels.
At Picture Perfect, guests admire European-style décor while indulging in med-spa services that sculpt physiques and smooth out skin. The computer-regulated Thermojet Plus system infuses body wraps with far- and near-infrared light, and lasers diminish everything from acne blemishes to spider veins. Guests can crown renovated bods with upgraded manes, visiting the salon to refresh their color, style, or antennae.
Boasting Aveda training and plant-based Aveda products, the stylists at Azalea Salon and Spa Aveda add stress-relieving scalp massages, hand massages or hot-towel treatments, and makeup touch-ups to their custom haircare services. The hair professionals consult with guests before snipping, blow-drying, and styling manes into desired looks gleaned from magazine photos or particularly compelling car-insurance commercials. Aveda's full-spectrum gloss accentuates strands by adding a polish tone. To achieve a more dramatic tonal transformation, clients can opt for coats of Aveda color; blended from 97 percent naturally derived ingredients that include green-tea extract and sunflower, castor, and jojoba oils, the products' elements unite to yield natural-looking color.
At the Body’s Edge, weight-loss technicians coordinate their efforts to foster fitter, slimmer frames. The staff combines noninvasive i-Lipo laser technology, which uses noninvasive energy to drain fat cells of their triglycerides and party balloons with tried and true exercise and supplements. Once fat cells have been thoroughly diminished with the i-Lipo laser, clients engage muscles on the treadmill or bike, or hit the deck for rigorous floor routines. Throughout the weight-loss process, the team keeps in contact with clients to offer support and encouragement while holding them accountable for their diet with weight-loss logs, body monitors, and calorie counters. Body's Edge performs myriad services including Ultra cellulite treatments, far infrared sauna detox, body vibration, body composition analysis, airbrush spray tans, facials, chemical peels, eyelash extensions, lash and brow tinting, and more.
Relik Salon and Spa's stylists skillfully enhance tresses with products from Davines and Brocato, earning places as the No. 7 Best Hair Salon and No. 4 Best Hair Color on KLS’s 2012 A Lists. Floors of smooth grey slate and walls hung with textural artwork give the space an edgy, modern feel. Besides hair services, staffers also remove unwanted hair with waxing and create fuller lashes with lash extensions and daily watering.
At the recently opened Autumn Ridge Day Spa, expert staff members perform skincare services and massages and apply body wraps and cosmetics. Using Murad and Image products, aestheticians exfoliate faces with microdermabrasion and better the body with back facials and essential-oil wraps. Waxing technicians remove unwanted hair from a range of areas—including the soul—manicurists tend to fingers and toes with mani-pedis, and beauticians apply permanent cosmetics or eyelash extensions . Licensed massage therapists untie knotted backs with 14 massage modalities including Swedish, sports, Russian, deep tissue, and trigger-point therapy.