Inside Tan Utopia’s salon, brightly colored bikinis hang from the wall next to other trendy clothing styles for sale, each reminding guests of the warm-weather places they’ll flaunt their new tans. But these tan-complementing clothes and accessories are just a bonus for clients after completing sessions in tanning beds or with UV-free applications. For guests who prefer formula-based tanning, the salon offers hand-painted sunless bronzing. Several brands of lotion and bronzer are also available to help ensure skin holds on to its new golden hue as long as it can.
At Klassy Kuts Studio, the stylists do more than cut hair?they also add creative flair to hairs' hues, applying ombre color, shiny transparent glaze, and bright highlights. Before they tend to strands, sometimes coiling them into elaborate updos, stylists listen carefully as clients describe their desired looks and preferred hair-maintenance habits.
A veteran team of technicians, aestheticians, and therapists delivers a wide range of services spanning the skeletal spectrum, from extremity-focused half-hour reflexology massages ($45) to 45-minute total body wraps ($45). For rejuvenating aesthetic enhancements, guests can indulge in manicures ($30), pedicures ($45), and paraffin dips ($8). Or wick away the follicles with waxing services for the brows ($15), full face ($25+), or bikini region ($35 and up). A complete list of services can be found on the Lavender's Day Spa website or in the 1894 Farmer's Almanac.
Getting a massage is about more than just relaxation at Healthy Habits Massage. The therapists here believe in massage's ability to ease pain and make life more comfortable for those suffering from a wide range of ailments. To that end, they offer therapeutic massage in a comfortable setting and make it their goal to accommodate patients and diminish their symptoms. Whether it's back and neck pain, insomnia, tension, or joint pain that brought clients in, the therapists will customize a treatment to bring their clients relief, incorporating techniques such as deep-tissue massage, trigger point therapy, and even neuromuscular massage. In addition to loosening muscles, the treatments can help patients overcome problems such as insomnia or limited range of motion, and can relieve mental stress so minds can focus on more important things, like family.
Tami Stoddard helps brides immortalize their wedding-day glows with professional makeup applications that withstand the flash of the camera and the wedding cake smashed into their faces. She ensures clients are picture-ready for other events as well, including proms, black-tie balls, and photo shoots. Her services include traditional makeup application for all members of wedding parties, including age-appropriate makeup applications for flower girls and junior bridesmaids, and airbrush makeup, which covers up any pesky skin problems for the evening.
At Derma Bella Progressive Skin Care, aestheticians revitalize complexions with facials that use lemon ingredients to brighten sun-damaged skin or antioxidant-rich raspberries and peaches to restore a youthful appearance. Aestheticians also perform enzyme peels and ultrasonic microdermabrasion, in which an oscillating wand delivers Oxygen Botanicals products deep into skin to remove built-up residue and encourage cellular turnover. Microdermabrasion treatments are gentle, and usually involve no downtime or delay before clients can apply makeup again. Aestheticians also can wax away stray strands on the face before placing it behind glass inside a custom picture frame, where it will remain beautiful forever.