Winners of a 2009 Consumers' Choice Award, the trained techs at Edmonton Laser Centre harness the power of lasers to battle unwanted hair and superfluous curves. Staff members carefully calibrate lasers to focus in on target areas, leaving skin to bask in automated cooling functions that keep sensitive complexions and snowman patients comfortable. Free consultations and patch tests allow technicians and clients to evaluate their options before proceeding with treatment. For nonlaser polishing, LED and chemical-peel facial treatments soften lines and boost collagen production to leave visages with a more toned, youthful appearance.
At Lash Affair, experienced lash technicians beautify winks and flirtatious gazes with eyelash extensions and other lash services. Silk and faux mink extensions come in a variety of thicknesses and lengths to match casual and dramatic looks. Soft mink threads fit enthusiastic butterfly kissers with the softest possible lash. Every skilled tech at the facility holds multiple eyelash extension certifications. Extensions take about two hours to apply, and generally stay adhered to natural lashes for up to five weeks, depending on how often clients blink messages in Morse code.
As a full-service salon, Live to Dye specializes in passionate hair sculpting performed by stylists skilled in the art of the cut, colour, and style. Guys and gals can sashay into to the salon's friendly environs to catch up on the latest trends, listen to advice, share ideas, and get a wash, cut, and blowout. If the current season sweeps in the winds of change, clients can add a partial highlight applied in a single process to tone around the crown area. Alternatively, patrons longing to add drama to their eyelashes can have the salon's aesthetician extend them with mink or synthetic lashes for a natural look that's denser, fuller, and next to impossible to miss by passing hummingbirds looking for comfortable perch.
A freelance stylist and graduate of Marvel College, Bailey Gartner employs nearly eight years of professional hair-enhancing experience to whip tired locks into sleek, modern shape. Bailey constantly bolsters her coiffeur credentials through advanced education courses from salon gurus including Schwarzkopf, Vidal Sassoon, and Aveda, ensuring that her scissors never fall into strand-nibbling ruts. Eager to accept all manner of styling challenge, the expert hairscaper is as comfortable concocting a low-maintenance style suited for daily life as she is gracing craniums with an avant-garde cut symbolizing man’s struggle against gravity. Before revamping tired locks with her deft styling services, Bailey conducts consultations with clients in order to draft up a custom mane design tailored to accommodate individual tastes, hectic lifestyles, and relationships with hair-scaling princes.
Jigsaw for Hair's stylists sculpt creative hair designs inspired by famous coifs and their clients' preferences. Services include a standard cut and style (adults $50+, children $27+), in which stylists trim strands beset with split ends or nesting ospreys. For distressed tresses, a nourishing Aveda botanical treatment can revive sheen ($40). Add dimension to your look with a hair-colour treatment ($66+), or get ready for formal pancake breakfasts with an up-style sculpture ($83+). Jigsaw relies on high-end products from the likes of Unite and Aveda in all its services. As locks get snipped, the salon's decor feeds hungry eyes with an eclectic mix of colourful paintings and framed mirrors combined with warm, cream-coloured walls and floor-to-ceiling drapes.
The skincare specialists at Skin Deep Laser & Wellness Spa wield a Photosilk laser to diminish signs of aging and restore youthful lustre. A complimentary consultation kicks off photofacials to ensure skin technicians address facial needs and crippling fears of pie attacks. As clients recline, the handheld laser scours facial terrain, unleashing intense pulses of light into hyperpigmentation zones, sun spots, and spider veins. For optimal results, faces may need to bask beneath laser's glow over the course of four to six treatments, but this Groupon gets faces well on their way to enviable glossiness.