Callas Beauty Institute grooms future future aestheticians, nail technicians, make-up artists, and cosmetologists with hands-on classes led by seasoned stylists. To practice new techniques and give mannequin hair time to regrow, hair-academy students snip and style guests? locks, transforming 'dos into newly colored coifs or delicately permed curls. The skincare academy?s practitioners pamper faces with noninvasive beautifying treatments, sloughing away unwanted skin during a microdermabrasion or enhancing giraffe costumes with bat-able eyelash extensions. A knowledgeable student at the nail academy buffs and trims cuticles before coating nail beds in brilliant hues and turtle-shell-like duvets. The salon?s interior showcases hardwood flooring, elegant rugs, sky-blue hues, and tall windows in the front that permit scores of natural light during the day.
Wild Bill's Hair Salon is not your average women's destination. Instead of feminine hues and flowery decor, there are cowboy boots, bull skulls, and signs warning, "If you climb in the saddle, be ready for the ride." These rugged surroundings contrast with the salon's services, which include fashionable, feminine haircuts, skin-flattering color treatments, and fashion-forward styling. Then there's the spa, where chemical peels free faces of fine lines and mani-pedis let feet loosen up after long days riding horses in stilettos with the warm, bubbling water of a whirlpool chair.
At Scissors Village Salon Spa & Boutique, technicians offer a variety of beauty and relaxation treatments. Stylists snip the hair of women, men, and children, and provide highlights, full color, and hair extensions. Nail services include pedicures and manicures alongside massages, waxing, and facial treatments. The salon and spa also hosts parties for children or bridal showers.
The Funtastic Jumps crew brings smiles to adults and children alike with rentals of towering inflatable castles, bouncy water slides, and carnivals filled with dunk tanks and interactive games. After the team sets up the gear, kids can frolic amid colorful, themed bounce houses, or zap each other with laser-tag markers. A portable family movie night setup brings enormous screens and high-tech projectors to events, letting groups watch films or make detailed shadow puppets under the stars or at any venue. Funtastic Jumps' extensive arsenal of concessions also equips block parties or birthdays with the likes of cotton-candy machines and other vital party needs, such as chairs, tarps, and tables.
Owners Kerry Dixon and Molly Erickson met over a salon receptionists’ desk. Molly was working her way through school behind the desk, and Kerry was painting nails in front of it. They dreamed of creating their own salon, and eight years later opened Brilliant Hair Studio, a Redken-concept salon. At the studio, Kerry and Molly manage a team of stylists and nail technicians who attend frequent Redken symposiums to keep their techniques and secret stylist handshakes current. Funky red swivel chairs and a striped orange wall abut shelves of the salon’s signature products, as well as a jewelry boutique with unconventional and refined necklaces.
Despite its elite status as a Paul Mitchell Focus Salon, AMPM Salon prides itself on catering to all budgets. The staff includes six levels of stylists, ranging from level-one professionals all the way up to educators. Regardless of experience, each staff member has received extensive training in modern cuts, custom color, and chemical services such as Brazilian blowouts. Custom deep conditioning treatments, meanwhile, help re-condition strands that have been over-treated or caught eating in their sleep, and special-occasion styling is available for brides- and bridesmaids-to-be.