As the exclusive team for Santa Fe fashion week, the stylists at Wavelengths Hair & Nail Salon excel at crafting provocative runway looks. Inside the salon, they apply their expertise to a range of hairstyles, from classic and timeless to trendy and modern. “I always change what I do with the season and with a trend update,” George Menzor, Wavelengths’ owner, told Modern Salon magazine. Equally important to Menzor is personalizing his services, which is why Wavelengths’ stylists take time to learn about clients’ desired looks—as well as how much time they are willing to devote to upkeep—before helping them design their style.
In addition to hair services, Wavelengths pampers clients with beauty and spa treatments, including manicures and pedicures, waxing, makeup application, and facials. Hair products from Italian beauty innovator Alfaparf are available for purchase.
The staff at Glow Skin, Lash and Spray Tan Boutique deliver services that help bestow each client with a youthful glow. Technicians remove dead skin and smooth over fine lines with corrective facial and body peels, and wax away hair from brows, bikinis, backs, and everywhere in-between, using a numbing spray to ensure client comfort. Spray-tans, teeth whitening, and lash extensions round out the roster of beautifying services.
Deanne Marie's three rules of skincare—exfoliate, hydrate, and protect—inform all of her nourishing facials, each of which includes a pressure-point massage. During her six years as a medical and spa aesthetician, Deanne Marie built her own approach toward skincare that focused on nourishing skin with organic, chemical-free products while relaxing clients with lavish amenities. She customizes and reconfigures each treatment to meet her clients' skincare needs and calm neurotic pores made wary by the attentions of a professional. She also performs two types of hair-removal services—electrolysis and waxing—with the same attentiveness and care.
The makeup artists and aestheticians at Que Bonita help clients look their best with a wide range of cosmetic products and skincare services. The boutique's shelves are stocked with powders and potions from Jane Iredale, Japonesque, and Butter London, and it is with these products that the staff performs makeovers and makeup lessons in time for weddings and other gala events. Facials and chemical peels rejuvenate dull complexions, and waxing treatments whisk unwanted hair from legs and bikini zones.
At Bella Wax Spa, beauty specialists toil to keep their clients beautiful with cosmetic treatments that range from waxing and facials to skin and hair treatments. Using products from brands such as Neutrogena, they can purify faces by removing makeup and soothing skin with microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and rejuvenating facials. Additionally, the spa’s hair professionals specialize in extensions of all colors and styles, as well as updos for special occasions.
Janice Stark beamed as she cut the bright-pink ribbon at Salon DeLuxe’s 10-year anniversary party. She had worked tirelessly to get to this important day—honing her skill as a stylist over the course of 46 years, constantly studying up on the latest innovations in the industry, and going to great lengths to ensure first-time guests became regular visitors. When discussing her success with reporters from the Rio Rancho Observer, Janice attributed it to “old-fashioned” customer service, saying, "you need to have people come in and feel comfortable so that when they come back, they feel at home."
Today, Janice’s efforts continue to pay off, and her brightly lit salon bustles with devoted clients and a staff of all-star stylists, massage therapists, and nail technicians. The beauty team performs a sweeping array of aesthetic services while armed with advanced styling tools and products from Redken, Dermalogica, and Brazilian Blowout. In addition to their repertoire of beautifying services, staffers keep daily stress at bay with an array of spa treatments, including massages and lymphatic-drainage therapy. To ensure their clients are as comfortable as possible, they serve complimentary beverages and recite nursery rhymes before tucking guests into massage beds.