Cranberry walls surround the styling area at Lacey Nichole Hair Design, where three passionate experts cut, color, and arrange strands into personalized styles for each client. Prior to each cut, the team members hold individual consultations to discuss cutting and coloring techniques performed with Biolage, Pureology, and Paul Mitchell products. Founder Lacey Nichole, who graduated from cosmetology school magna cum laude, continues to follow advanced courses to stay ahead of new trends in the hair industry. With her signature "shattered ends" cutting technique, Lacey creates styles with jagged edges to add texture, movement, and versatility. She fearlessly explores new techniques while also crafting classic styles that complement vintage outfits and fit right in at pro-temperance conventions.
A Bumble and bumble network salon, Littleton Hair Company is home to a collection of talented stylists, spanning wide ranges of experience and expertise. Each staff member is personally trained by David, the salon's master stylist and network educator, who has 31 years of experience. Their talents and specialties cover a wide range of tress-taming turf. With experiences in other industries such as fashion and entertainment, they might specialize in tending to curly hair, long layers, or men's haircuts and gray blending. But above all, each stylist is well equipped to offer services such as haircuts and color treatments, backed up by an ever-expanding product line.
Angie Cummings never thought she'd own a salon. When her husband surprised her by buying one, she worried about expanding her clientele beyond the loyal fans of her at-home nail business. "So I kind of just stumbled into [this business], honestly. But it has been the biggest blessing," she says. "There's never a day, ever, that I wake up and think, 'I don't want to work.'"
The turnaround came when Cummings realized she could "[sit] there talking to people" as she boosted their confidence beautifying their nails. The salon is fresh from recent redecorating, which included painting the walls a soothing neutral color and filling tall vases with even taller reeds. Within the new salon, massaging pedicure chairs cushion clients during luxurious spa services, and oval portrait mirrors capture the flash of stylists' scissors and twinkling eyes as they customize fashionable cuts.
As an aesthetician, Brandy Rich spends nearly every day up close and personal with her clients’ faces. She has seen it all—from troublesome acne to irritated and dry skin—and she works her magic to address every problem. The anti-aging facial’s essential oils help diminish fine lines, and pineapple extract exfoliates faces more gently than scrubbing with an actual pineapple. When problematic skin quiets down, Brandy’s job as a makeup artist kicks in. She enhances brides’ natural beauty with Temptu Pro airbrush makeup, teaches everyday folk how to properly apply eyeliner, and applies eye-catching lash extensions for added drama when blinking.
With more than 15 stylists on staff?not to mention licensed aestheticians and nail technicians?Salon on the Parkway is ready for all-comers. Those who want a new 'do can consult with stylist Gloria Fifer to plan a look that gels with their features, whether it's a cut, a coloring treatment, or an updo that won't interfere with their propeller beanie. The salon also offers spa services, including skincare treatments that incorporate botanical ingredients and antioxidants, as well as advanced anti-aging peels. Others still can peruse a variety of other services, including laser hair removal and waxing.