With two locations and a slate of the latest hair, skin, and waxing treatments, Glory Salon is keeping things chic in both Farmington and Livonia. Stylists combine their skills with products from Purity Design and Aquage to create updos with staying power, correct botched at-home color jobs, and smooth frizz. When they're not styling or coloring hair, the staff is likely to be found removing it from the brows, bikini area, and anywhere in-between, or fawning over complexions with cleansing and rejuvenating facials. Options include everything from microdermabrasion and oxygen-rich treatments to basic European facials, which are just like American facials, but without the mask made from eagles' tears.
As owner of Ruby Blu Salon, Michael Barone brings 13 years of experience to its styling operations, overseeing staff members who sculpt tresses amid exposed ceilings, track lighting, and portraits of models with stylish 'dos. The son of a professional hairstylist, Michael followed in his father's footsteps—a difficult task, as they were filled in with hair clippings. In addition to traditional haircut and color services, his team smooths frizzy tendrils with keratin smoothing treatments and nourishes coiffures with products by Moroccanoil and Kemon Nayo Organic Color.
KM Nails' certified techs dole out total nail makeovers with Shellac products, acrylic nails, and French-style polishes. Their list of services, which is longer than most grocery lists but shorter than the list of Oscars that John Williams won through betting on piano duels, proffers manicures and pedicures of all types and colors.
There's a secret hidden in the name of Bellis Therapeutic Spa: "Bellis" is actually an acronym that describes the staff's values. The team maintains a diverse menu of massages, peels and facials, and body scrubs and wraps. But every single treatment, without exception, is guided by the core priorities stashed in the Bellis name. "B" refers to a Belief in natural products and ingredients. Aestheticians scrub bodies with white tea and ginger, milk with honey and ginger, and herbed lavender salt. Holistic treatments such as ear candling celebrate natural methods, and oatmeal facial masks help nourish, hydrate, soothe, fuel, and disguise bank-robbing clients all at once. "E" stands for Empowering, the first "L" is for Listen, and the second "L" is for Learning. These three values work in tandem, as staffers pay close attention to clients' goals and concerns, then empower them with personalized skincare education clients can take home. "I" is for Integrity, meaning that the team respects guests' privacy and needs, while the last "S," standing for Services, refers to the leisurely pace at which clients are encouraged to enjoy each treatment.
The human body is capable of healing itself. Health practitioners at Bowenwork Energetics use natural treatments to enhance the healing process. Bowenwork, a little-known holistic therapy that uses small, gentle rolling movements in precise locations on muscles, tendons, and nerves, sends messages to the automatic nervous system to prompt automatic brain commands to each area stimulated, causing the affected area to ?reset? itself to its default state. Bowenwork is believed to be able to improve circulation, rebalance the body, and relieve acute pain. Treating everything from migraines and carpal tunnel syndrome to sciatica, digestive problems, and back pain, practitioner and reiki master Surrinder Arora studies the detailed medical history of each of her clients before healing the body with Bowenwork treatments. Bowenwork Energetics also offers a gentle yogic exercise program as well as breathing exercises called pranayama to help clients improve their overall well-being.
By practicing martial arts at Kil's Taekwondo Center, students of all ages and experience levels can learn to unlock their full potential while mastering valuable self-defense techniques. Grandmaster Yong Sup Kil oversees the organization, relying upon his 30 years of teaching experience?including time spent coaching students for international competitions?as he and his instructors help attendees improve their physical and mental fortitude.
Although classes explore various forms of self-defense, they emphasize the techniques of tae kwon do. That martial art aims to help students understand virtues like self-control, humility, and perseverance while teaching them how to protect themselves from assailants or stationary pieces of lumber. Since balanced self-improvement is the ultimate goal, the center also offers fitness classes that range from kickboxing and Zumba to yoga and tai chi.