Pay a visit to a full-service salon such as Profiles Hair and Nail Studio, and vent your stress directly through the ducts on your fingers and toes. At Profiles, visitors can have a wide range of digits pampered, limited only by the number of phalanges they possess. With a complete manicure and pedicure ($60), the gracefulness of every hand or foot motion will be enhanced, from scratching chalkboards to poking holes in paper walls and using toenails to pry the tops off cans of sauerkraut. Using OPI and Essie polishes, one of Profile’s trio of experienced and friendly nail stylists will attend to your 10 palm fronds for half an hour, then commence a 60-minute pedicure that includes an organic-coconut-oil-fueled knee-high leg massage, leaving you cleaner than a freshly scrubbed bar of soap and trimmed more neatly than a doorframe.
Elements Hair Salon's licensed stylists precisely measure and cut strands of hair and breathe new life into manes with a conditioning treatment. In 45–60 minutes, a veteran tress specialist analyzes facial features before carving a dazzling new headpiece out of the block of undifferentiated hair perched atop clients' craniums. A blowout then gives strands a silky finish that looks and feels as smooth as a bowler hat filled with marbles. Clients can add a healthy sheen to dry or listless hair for four to six weeks with a high-gloss conditioning treatment that can be added on to a cut or enjoyed for its own, vitamin-rich sake.
Wynn Hair & Nail Spa eases stressed tresses with expert snips, vibrant color care, and cleansing products, all administered or applied by astute stylists. Ease into a cushioned seat and drop your heavy head in the savvy hands of a strand savant who'll first gently massage fragrant Pureology shampoo and conditioner into your noggin fringe before trimming away split ends, outdated style, and freeloading yarn impersonators (women's cuts start at $35). Or perpetuate holiday cheer by hanging new Morgan Ashley colors on your mug's mantle ($60 and up). View a full list of hair services here.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Manicures and Pedicures
Brands Used: Zoya, Qticia, OPI, CND
Pro Tip: My shop has a quiet and relaxing atmosphere. I specialize in
the growth of natural nails
Born and raised in Birmingham, Bonnie now pretties up her hometown one fingernail at a time. She trained at Linda's School of Beauty before refining her skills over the next 14 years as a manicurist. During that time, she came to appreciate how much using a quality product can help make her treatments stand out; that's why she employs brands such as OPI, Creative Nail Design, and Qtica. She particularly recommends shellac gels for busy women, as the colorful gel polish dries quickly, lasts up to 14 days, and won't chip.
The aestheticians at Pamp-A-Roma give hands and feet the star treatment. They trim and buff nails during mani-pedis, before applying standard OPI polishes, glazes, or chip-resistant Shellac. They administer some out-of-the-ordinary treatments as well, such as a jelly pedicure. During this service, feet and toes dip into a pool of gelatin that warms muscles. Additionally, Pamp-A-Roma's team isn't confined to a single location. They travel to homes for spa parties and treat birthday girls and guests to spa services such as mani-pedis.
The Hair Dashery has dutifully kept all types of hair in line for more than 30 years with a deluxe menu of styling services. Its skilled stylists can craft voluminous layers, sew in weaves, or straighten strands with relaxers. The salon also provides services for those experiencing hair loss, using the American Cancer Society–certified hair-loss specialist it has on hand. Clients may also solicit an aesthetician for a makeup application, lash extensions, or a durable coat of Shellac nail polish.