Sarah is a stylist at Elite Salon, a chic studio that's always current on progressive hairstyling trends and cosmetology techniques. Sarah offers cuts, coloring, and other hair treatments, relying on name-brand products and her artistic sensibility to help her clients attain their ideal hairstyle.
Everyone who visits Bella Donna Salon & Spa for hair services gets at least three treatments on the house: a scalp massage, a hand and arm massage, and an aromatic towel for their face. All those extra details are meant to make the experience a luxurious one.
The services themselves tend to have similarly extravagant touches. Inside the Aveda concept salon, stylists don't just trim and color; they also perform spiral perms and keratin-infused blow outs, which smooth the hair before shaping it into a celebrity's silhouette. Caribbean body treatment with a manicure and pedicure pampers the body with a seaweed mask and hot-stone massages incorporate sweet-smelling flower essences. The spa also offers Aveda facials, spray tans, and temporary Henna tattoos.
Oscar Giovanni Salon & Spa's prettifying professionals cosset hard-working countenances within the sage and chocolate trappings of their newly opened second location. The visage invigoration begins with a pore cleansing to gently wash away accumulated dirt and ink from squid-diaper-changing mishaps. Next, a face-saving aesthetician blends a tailor-made cream concoction, designed to optimally balance and nourish skin based on skin type. The staff recommends this facial as a perfect first date with skincare for spa newbies, and Oscar Giovanni Salon & Spa's wrought-iron chandeliers and ballad-singing candles set a romantic atmosphere for adoring newly radiant skin.
A cozy salon in the heart of Madison, Norma’s Hair Styling caters to all things beauty related with space for haircuts, mani-pedis, and waxing. Men, women, and children can settle into one of the salon’s six styling chairs for a chic haircut, deep-conditioning treatment, or foil highlights sponsored by John Amico Italian hair color. Overgrown cuticles and hangnails meet their demise in the mani-pedi corner, where skilled technicians buff and shape nails as meticulously as a ship captain buffs his glass eye every night. A layer of colorful OPI polish or chip-resistant gel—the latter of which lasts for up to two weeks without chipping—leaves nails glimmering and clients feeling confident enough to high-five themselves in public.
Inside private treatment rooms at Re-Treat Day Spa, aestheticians pamper skin with facials and wax away unwanted body hair. Makeup artists dust pigment onto complexions and gently apply eyelash extensions, which can be fluttered quickly for a couple seconds of levitation. In the nailcare room, a vivid spectrum of traditional- and gel-nail-polish bottles from brands such as OPl await deployment in decadent, two-hour spa mani-pedis that soften skin with warm paraffin.
The roving band of pamperers at HVSpa knows a secret about beauty: it's not just a makeover's end result that matters, but the experience of the treatments, as well. That's why they bundle their mani-pedis, massages, and waxing services into spa packages specially curated for specific groups. They specialize in brightening up kids' Princess parties and grownups' girls' nights with beautifying, festive house calls.