A third-generation stylist certified in permanent makeup, eyelash extensions, and MAC cosmetics, Michelle Lea helps her clients to reach their glamour goals with a specialized menu of salon treatments. Three levels of eyelash extensions forge thick, lush lash lines through an individual application process that uses a medical-grade adhesive, ensuring blinkers achieve sultry glances throughout showers, workouts, and butterfly kisses with a sandpaper model.
Michelle can enhance features for even longer by tattooing eyeliner, lip color, or brow contours onto the face to shorten morning makeup routines. For special occasions, Michelle loads up her makeup palette with a selection of MAC cosmetics, customizing them to her subject's skin shade and personal style to create a flawless, glowing complexion that brims with youthful vigor like a bounce house at closing time.
Taboo Tattoo’s ink-savvy artists brand bewitching tattoos in a welcoming, outgoing environment in which imaginative artistry is valued and fostered and equipment is safe and clean. A team of talented and fully licensed tattoo artists boasting colorful portfolios apply an exceptional eye and honed hands to every image they depict, whether it’s a demonic Hello Kitty, a vibrant flower, or a portrait of President William Howard Taft as an astronaut. A consultation with the ink enchanter of your choice will determine design demands and time requirements before each job.
Lasting Lines started as most great businesses start: with eyebrows. Now 35 years have passed, and Renee Ryan’s permanent-makeup business has blossomed into a successful aesthetic school and clinic. Renee and her highly trained staff can outfit clients with new brows, or use their modern electrolysis equipment to remove hair, skin tags, moles, and spider veins. Clients may also solicit Lasting Lines for sleek eyelash extensions, or retreat to a private room for a soothing deep-tissue massage from registered massage therapist Charles Linville.
Tashi Brow & Skin Studio's seasoned aesthetician unearths natural beauty by waxing, threading, and plucking eyebrows into shape. In an initial consultation, Seung Szczechowski pencils in proposed arches designed to complement face outlines and kicks off a 30-minute overhaul of forehead fringe. Seung shares brow-design tips as she snares wayward hairs in thread or wax and then tidies up symmetrical brows with tweezers to leave façades sleek and balanced. A lip waxing grants mouths aerodynamic appeal or the quick-talking capacity of a cheetah auctioneer. Patrons with an eye on upkeep can make a return appearance at the pristine studio for a 15-minute touchup to ocular awnings.
Bella Fontana Spa beautifies the whole body, from head to toe. Hair services employ products from Surface and Aloxxi. Facial treatments cater to sensitive, acne-prone, and mature skin, and permanent-makeup applications perfect pouts and accentuate eyes. The spa also offers detoxifying treatments for the body, stress-reducing massages, and waxing services. Even the tips of toes are catered to with pedicures.
Though it originally sold only two things—audio products and wireless phones—Car Toys has gradually expanded its repertoire. Today, with 50 locations spread across four states, electronics-certified technicians install everything from Alpine in-dash navigation units to phone-integration systems that sync iPhones, Androids, and tin cans to car stereos. Meanwhile, in the garage, detailing technicians meticulously spruce up cars inside and out, using deionized water, paint-friendly shampoos, and high-quality wash mitts to protect against scratches, swirls, and water spots. The team also sweeps through interiors with vacuums, hot-water extractors, and ozone deodorizing treatment, which kills airborne bacteria and nasty smells in one fell swoop.