At The New Makeover Salon, the stylists aim to make clients look and feel their best, whether they come in with a specific hairstyle in mind or are unsure of how a hummingbird got lodged in their ponytail. In addition to cuts, colors, and updos, the hair gurus help clients unwind from a stressful week with complimentary glasses of wine or coffee. Threading and waxing services rid clients of unwanted hair, and men can also journey to the salon for a professional face shave.
La Stella Beauty Clinic’s beauty professionals combine personalized skincare with advanced cosmetology technologies to leave adults’ and teens’ skin glowing. Custom facials infused with multivitamins and organic botanicals refresh skin without irritation or the need to nap under the vegetable misters at a local supermarket. Organic and chemical peels help rejuvenate faces by exfoliating outer layers of dead and damaged skin cells, revealing healthier, younger-looking skin.
In 2005, Sandra Gutierrez was stressed and overworked. She found relaxation at a spa, but not in the way you'd think. Sandra discovered that helping others feel better also made her feel better, so she started a new career as a licensed massage therapist.
That career has since blossomed, and Sandra now kneads muscles daily at Euphoria Massage & Spa. Along with five other therapists—all of whom she personally trains—Sandra eases tension with Swedish strokes and relieves aching necks, backs, and shoulders with trigger-point techniques. While Sandra and her team focus on relaxing muscles, Euphoria's resident aesthetician cleanses and detoxifies skin with clay body wraps and sea-salt scrubs. Treatment sessions unfold inside spacious rooms, where soft piano music drowns out the sound of your boss banging on the spa's window, asking for that TPS report.
Although the decor of many tanning salons takes inspiration from the beach, Euro Tans' waiting room speaks to an elegant spa experience. Upon stepping into the beauty haven, customers are greeted by marble tile, white-leather couches, and Grecian columns framing the entrance to the tanning area. Within, clients bronze their skin via tanning beds and booths, Mystic and airbrush tanning, and solar flares sealed inside of mason jars. Apart from tanning, the Clifton location offers waxing services for both men and women using hard-wax systems made to improve comfort during waxing. The spa also provides relaxing facials for clients seeking to unwind.
Instead of spreading herself thin over an exhaustive menu of aesthetic treatments, La’Shawn Sterling—the sole practitioner at her eponymous skin studio—has mastered four services. And she stands behind them proudly, christening them all as “ultimate” treatments. For the ultimate facial, she uses a personalized blend of Dermalogica products selected to improve specific skin conditions; for the ultimate body treatment, a circulation-stirring massage precedes a coating of a hydrating brown-sugar scrub. La’Shawn also performs facial waxing and applies individual lash extensions, accenting faces more pleasantly than umlaut tattoos above each eye.