The intricate mirrors at Salon de Beaute' are almost as beautiful as the clients' reflections they showcase. A blend of soft-red and golden-brown hues covers the walls, which are also home to flowers rising up from floating shelves. Curtains and chandeliers seal the elegance of the salon, which renders Brazilian Soft Chocolate keratin treatments, hair extensions, and color treatments, as well as mani-pedis and special-occasion services for weddings.
Karma Organic Spa is an earth-friendly online store stocked with a full line of organic nailcare, skincare and bodycare products. Give nails a glamorous coat of “Oh, Tiff!” teal polish ($9.99), then, buff it away with soy-based nail polish remover, which was an Allure magazine Editors' Choice. Or, order Karma Organic Lotion ($16) (available in cucumber-and-mint, eucalyptus, geranium, peppermint, and lavender) to smoothify and slickify hands in preparation for retrieving keys lost at the bottom of a Pringles can.
When it comes to finding the right hair stylist, it's not just their experience that matters, but the type of experience. That's where Mina Floros and Kristin Sarzosa come in. With more than 40 years of styling between them, Mina and Kristin are regulars behind the scenes at Fashion Week in New York, Miami, and L.A. This keeps them on the pulse of trends, as do their continual trainings with renowned product lines Kerastase, Wella, and Arrojo. Amidst the brick and hardwood of their loft space, Lounge Hair Studio, they apply their hands-on experience to clients via cuts, highlights, and keratin treatments, the last of which pumps protein into hair more effectively than feeding it hamburgers.
The two tiers of Fusion Spa stack up with an elegance matched only, perhaps, by that of a wedding cake. Yet this haven for relaxation brings all the happiness of that sweet feast without the calories or the food fight between grandparents. Through a service menu that blends the modern sophistication of a med spa with the traditional indulgences of a spa, the double-decker retreat coddles both minds and bodies. On the main level, a roomy, open-concept sweeps guests across hardwoods, under high ceilings. Upstairs, in private rooms the color of a southwestern sunset, bodies are pampered with relaxing massages, rejuvenating facials, and stunning spray tannings.