Cathy Thom understands how little changes can make a big difference. The board-certified hair colorist set out to prove that fact to clients when she opened Total Hair & Skin nearly 20 years ago. Thom, and the rest of the staff, can instantly change someone?s look with a little hair color, hair cut, or beard trim. Clients also enjoy gentle peels to cleanse faces of acne and excess oil, and quick waxing appointments to remove unwanted hair on the upper lip or eyeballs.
The Grande Salon employs a team of highly trained stylists, many of who have been in the industry more than 25 years. Below bling chandeliers that recall an antique train station, these hair gurus transform tresses with high-end products by Redken, Biosilk, and American Crew. Clients may also solicit the salon for an invigorating facial, hair waxing, or cultivate a sun-kissed complexion with a private spray-tan session.
Andre Zeto wields her scissors as if they were an extension of her hands. She confidently snips off unwanted length, and adds face-framing layers and bangs for both classic and modern hairdos. Her work at Twisted Scizzors includes trendy color treatments such as purple streaks, ombre color, and highlights that use the color invisible.
Bathing tresses, toes, and temples in 100% organic goodness, Banana Tree Organic Salon peels fumes, dyes, and ammonias away from all of its products to reveal a client's natural radiance. During each shearing, Banana Tree's hair designers apply master training from Hair Trends International to mold manes into fashion-forward coifs ready for work, play, or their hybrid progeny—plork. Mini-facials employ skin-soothers ripe with natural cleansers and creams to enhance glow without moth-baiting light bulbs. During or after the service, organically decompress in the easy chairs of Banana Tree's relaxation room, where guests can sip complimentary organic wine or chocolate-banana smoothies to soothe stomachs as well as minds.
With the belief that true beauty can be found "within the sparkle in your eyes, the confidence in your steps, and the lilt of your laugh," Royal Treatment Day Spa Salon assembles a medley of services designed to bring out clients' inner royal majesty. Amid Romanesque columns and floral decor, the experienced team spruces up bodies with treatments that range from waxing and eyelash tinting to facials and makeup applications. Stylists can deftly transform the full spectrum of hair types with locs or flattering cuts, and massage therapists administer 10 types of massage to target pain or promote a sense of relaxation not felt since being nestled in a blanket of scratched-off to-do lists.
During halo partial highlighting services, Paula Gulledge shows off her more than 20 years of styling experience by strategically highlighting strands before snipping and styling them. Hue-imbuing elixirs saturate hair shafts with rich, deep color that adds dimension to hairstyles like 3-D glasses add dimension to work commutes. After rinsing out excess dye, Paula wields shears to stop split-end invasions and carve flattering face frames. A thorough blow-dry and style molds hair into straight, curly, or wavy silhouettes, readying guests for lunch dates, romantic evenings, or photo shoots with a favorite pet rock. Guests may upgrade to full highlights for an extra fee.