The stylists of Envy Salon & Spa have partnered with the high-end Kérastase haircare line to bring their clients effective treatments that leave hair shining. Stylists utilize their training from top schools such as Vidal Sassoon to design flattering coifs, add subtle highlights, or lengthen natural hair with weaves. When they’re not grooming strands, beauty specialists wax away unwanted hair and milk moustaches and help clients manage acne and wrinkles with Dermologica and Jan Marini facials.
A one-stop beauty shop, True Colors Concept Salon and Spa offers hairstyling and nailcare. Clients can get their split ends snipped or change their hair color with highlights. They can also get their ragged cuticles trimmed or adorn their nails with polish, which is a more professional option than eating Cheetos until your fingernails turn orange.
Elk Grove natives Frank and Kelly Ross opened Solé Salon & Spa to be a one-stop shop for beauty and calm. On one side, stylists clip and color hair, while across the room a massage therapist works out kinks in muscles and overworked pinky toes. The shop’s boutique stocks a selection of gifts and accessories crafted by local artisans.
Washing your hair doesn't always need to involve wringing it out. Read on to explore an alternative age-old invention: dry shampoo.
Whereas wet shampoo uses soap and water to lift dirt and oil from the scalp, dry shampoo instead absorbs that oil, much like a sponge, and carries it away as you brush your hair. The catch: it only removes the oil, leaving other kinds of buildup such as dirt, hairspray residue, or hats intact. Because of this, dry shampoo shouldn't be used to clean the hair?only to make it less greasy (and thus more manageable) in a pinch, whether you?re camping in the woods or rushing through your morning routine.
Although dry shampoo seems like a modern marvel, the use of powders and clays to absorb oil from the scalp has existed for centuries. In fact, many homebrew methods exist to make your own dry shampoo, using such ingredients as corn meal, large-grain salt, and semolina flour. Still, professional formulas have a few advantages, with a variety of applications?from loose powders to aerosol sprays?and colors to match any shade of hair.
Stylist Katy Flewellyn doesn't view her clients as heads of hair with people underneath. When crafting new looks for men, women, and kids, she considers the personality of the individual as well as their hair, and draws inspiration from their character to guide her forward-thinking fashion sense. This client-centric approach may be due to her naturally upbeat disposition, but it was no doubt reinforced during her training at the Paul Mitchell California Academy, a school known for its focus on customer service.
Unlike the University of Baking Chocolate Cake, Katy's alma mater is a school known for teaching a wide range of skills, and she has honed each of hers with advanced continuing education. Today, she wields a repertoire of services ranging from hair color and highlights to keratin treatment and tape-in hair extensions—all in addition to her signature designer cuts.