The aesthetic experts at Pearl Beauty Salon offer services ranging from henna tattoos and nine types of facials to their signature process: threading. During threading sessions, technicians precisely shape brows by twisting a cotton thread over the face's surface and removing hair at the follicle level. The technique is commonly found in India, China, and hammocks, where it occurs accidentally during naps. Threading can be less painful than other hair-removal methods, is effective even on sensitive skin, and simultaneously exfoliates away dead skin cells.
Wielding handpicked products from renowned brands such as Wella, Sebastian, and Moroccanoil, the staff at Salon Cheveux shape clients’ hair confidently and artistically. Veteran hair designers Bob and Sheila Freudiger lead the professionals in performing services from formal updos for weddings to designer waves for more stylish cheering at baseball games.
Inside her private suite at the Phenix Salon––which she's dubbed Shuggshack–– stylist Kimberly Miles constantly finds new ways to transform her clients' hair. A knowledge of modern trends helps her trim and blow-dry tresses into new shapes or style hair for special occasions. Additionally, Kimberly brushes in vibrant highlights, lowlights, and all-over virgin color, which can help clients stand out in a crowd or warn predators that they're poisonous.
Though The Band Box Salon is one of many in the Phenix Salon Suites, it feels as it could be a room in a quaint country home. Wall sconces cast a warming glow on a vintage wooden vanity and matching dark hardwood floors. Amid these cozy accents, expert stylist Penny DeArmond facilitates hair renewal with sleek cut, color, and styling treatments. Guests may also solicit her expertise of a long-lasting gel manicure or facial wax to nix unwanted fuzz.
Knockouts Haircuts for Men amps up the classic barbershop experience with a lavish, sports-themed approach to men's styling that has been featured on Today and CNBC's The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch. At a still-growing number of locations throughout the country, the company's all-female staff of stylists quarterbacks a full playbook of services ranging from bare-essential to spa-worthy. First and foremost, they clip shaggy locks, but they also administer facials, manicures, massages, and waxes. Complimentary beverages are included with every visit, giving patrons something to sip on while watching a sports game on TV or contemplating how they would fend off a lion using just a comb.
Great Clips harnesses the vast resources of a national salon chain to provide personalized, professional styling services to follicle frolickers near and far. Wild wigs are brought to bear by highly trained hair tamers who also serve as style guides through the often-intimidating tonsorial jungle, answering customers' questions about hair trends and maintenance. A socially responsible company, Great Clips also hosts haircut-a-thons, bake sales, and baked haircut sale-a-thons to benefit charities, including the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and Ronald McDonald House.