Free of parabens, dyes, and other chemicals, Pure SKN's cosmetics and skincare products are as unadulterated as fresh snowfall. That's because the company's line of blushes, lipsticks, eye shadows, and moisturizers are made exclusively from natural ingredients, such as red rooibos tea from South Africa and crushed minerals imported from Germany (though the products are actually manufactured in Michigan).
The organic nature of the products has been appealing; the line is available at retailers throughout the Midwest, and it has attracted customers to the company's services, which range from spray tanning to makeup and eyelash-extension applications. For aspiring models and people who want to produce illegal stamps with their faces on them, there's even a headshot package that includes makeup and hairstyling.
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Luna Calley knows how to create that rockstar look. Before she opened Thru Luna's Eyes Hair Studio, she co-owned a salon that catered to bands. Her immersion in rock-and-roll culture over the past 20 years—not to mention her training at David Presley’s School of Cosmetology—inspires her as she lengthens locks with SoCap and Donna Bella hair extensions. Calley and her skilled staff glam up clients with services ranging from dreadlocks and haircuts to individual eyelashes. When Calley isn't creating two-toned bangs or purple mohawks, she moonlights as a certified photographer and kundalini yoga instructor.
Drawing from a selection of more than 100 types of synthetic lashes—each with a distinctive length, curvature, thickness, color, and nickname—the staff at Flutter Lash Boutique helps clients reinvent the appearance of their eyelashes and enhance their facial features. Safe, medical-grade adhesives fasten extensions to the existing lashes, either adding a sweeping, dramatic look around the eyes or creating a more natural, unassuming appearance. Among their products are Individual Lash Flairs, which come in multiple lengths and dimensions. The gentle procedures can include anything from temporary to semi-permanent extensions, giving visitors the ability to pick a look that complements their lifestyle without resorting to routine mascara applications.
Glam Squad Mobile brings beauty directly to your home. Specialists—with the company's exclusive line of cosmetics and beauty products in tow—will travel to homes, hotels, or your favorite restaurant's powder room to create eye-catching makeovers for special events. Their services include hair and makeup for brides and wedding parties, facials and peels, and organic spray tanning. For a quick spruce up, try an express manicure and pedicure, or pamper a group of friends with a Girls Night Out package that includes makeovers.
No two treatments at Michigan Advanced Aesthetics are quite alike. The experienced aestheticians and skin specialist know just how to customize a facial or chemical peel for a client's specific set of issues, from wrinkles to acne to melasma (dark patches of skin). The team of nurses can also administer injectables like Botox, perhaps during a private party at the spa.
Other treatments work together to deliver results. Microdermabrasion, for example, can combine with a peel to fight signs of aging and give pores a message that says "we're watching you." The center also touts the benefits of Advanced Dermapen Collagen Induction, which relies on tiny needles to help stimulate collagen production across the body.
Classic and modern hairstyles abound inside Salon Retro, with stylists busy trimming, coloring, perming, and braiding hair. Away from the whirl of blow-dryers and friendly chatter, private rooms host clients during relaxing massages. The salon’s nail technicians finish off manicures with a choice of polish, and can paint on artistic designs such as polka dots or the client’s phone number in Braille.