Before joining the team at Hair by Charles & Co., stylist Angela Rasco honed her skills as a student in the invitation-only honors program at the Paul Mitchell School. Now, with her diploma in one hand, and products by Paul Mitchell, Redkin, and Pureology in the other, she's putting her exclusive education to good use, while also picking up new tips and tricks from Redken-certified stylist Charles Robinson. Aside from cuts, Angela's specialties include body-boosting perms and custom color, as well as frizz-reducing keratin treatments, which smooth hair using a formula that's free of both formaldehyde and spray starch.
Beauty comes in all forms. At Lotus Spa, beauty isn't only reserved for the clients who come in for classic and specialty spa services, including waxing and threading. It is also extended to the exquisite crystal chandeliers, intricately designed copper ceiling tiles and richly colored baroque textiles that decorate the spa.
Soft lighting soothes clients as aestheticians scrub bodies with exfoliating mixtures of sugar and oil or pamper clients with a Lotus Fusion massage—a combination of deep-tissue, hot-stone, and aromatherapy styles. Aestheticians brighten complexions with three kinds of chemical peels designed to melt away layers of dead skin and old Halloween masks absorbed into the skin.
At TotalMed Spa, follicles are swiftly banished from their skin cities by a speedy sequence of laser hair removal treatments administered by certified, professional staff. Avoid the buildup of hairs on your deodorant stick by lasering away underarm tresses, or chop down your bristly ear-forests with a laser-axe. Sideburns can be stripped away to keep them from growing outward and sideswiping the faces of passersby, and goatees can be permanently shaved by allowing the laser to graze your upper lip and chin. This Groupon also includes a 20% discount off any one of the spa's high-quality pharmaceutical-grade facial products.
Though Denise Dixon's touch is subtle, the permanent cosmetic effects she creates for her clients run the gamut from demure to dramatic. She fills in patchy eyebrows, infuses lips with a natural pink hue, and makes eyes pop with rims of charcoal eyeliner. As a licensed cosmetologist certified in permanent cosmetics, Denise wields her pigmentation tools with expertise and caters her services to each of her clients. In addition to standard makeup services, she can help reduce the appearance of scars, stretch marks, and alopecia.
As an ambitious stylist at Thadra's Hair Café, Holly Joiner looks to a colleague with more than 25 years in the industry—Thadra Sauer. Inside their chic studio, Sauer and Joiner team up to send each visitor out into the world looking more stylish than before. Together, they master the techniques of hair, from restorative moisture treatments and color to up-dos and shorter cuts that will better show off how many parrots are on your shoulders.