In case you were wondering, Dead Girlz Tattoo & Boutique isn’t staffed by the undead. Actually, the parlor—aptly open since Halloween 2011—and its name pay homage to hearse-driving owner Dollie Martin’s love of zombies. Her adoration for ghouls comes second to tattooing, a mastery of which she displays with her colorful, customized designs, from Superman logos to sultry Jessica Rabbits. In addition to her ink work, Dollie is a licensed and certified body piercer who expertly readies body areas for Dead Girlz’s jewelry pieces, made from materials such as titanium and silicone.
In the marketplace of health and beauty, most businesses spread themselves too thin and offer patrons a cluttered array of services. Like a restaurant where the menu has too many pages, the lack of a specialty is always a bad sign. At Electrolysis and Associates, the menu is an easy read for those hoping to evict unwanted hairs. With the latest in FDA-certified Hinkel technology, the team forages into the face-and-body follicles that harbor criminal fuzz without leaving yellow crime-scene tape behind. Treatment times vary depending on hair size and density.
Good things comes in sevens—oceans, days of the week, and the number of fingers on your right hand, to name a few. It's serendipitous then that Southern Roots Salon's owner Kristy Hodson has seven years of experience manipulating hair to her clients' whims. Kristy can skew vintage with cute and classic wave or draw on her cutting-edge techniques for a modern punk cut or bright ombre highlights. Deep-conditioning treatments are also available to rehab and fortify strands.
For more than 17 years, Maximum Tan’s bronzing bulbs have shone over clients in search of a tan. The facility houses traditional tanning beds, as well as airbrushing equipment for those in search of a hue that’s UV-free. To enhance the effects of a session, the staff can prescribe the proper tanning lotion to moisturize skin and lock in color.
In the Buff Day Spa and Salon's licensed beauticians love what they do, whether updating hairstyles or polishing toenails. Driven by the goal to provide top-notch value and service, specialists observe flexible scheduling when booking appointments and industry standards when administering them. Hair experts nourish and color manes with products by brands such as Moroccanoil, Pureology, and Keratage, while aestheticians lavish bodies with award-winning lotions and serums by Jan Marini Skin Care and Hydropeptide. The salon's massage therapists entered the finalist round in timesfreepress.com's best therapeutic massage competition, gaining accolades thanks to deeply relaxing bodywork and the ability to defeat even the most tightly clenched tendon fists.
Dynamic Medical Centers houses a medical doctor to oversee a team of physicians and nurses to address problems associated with weight loss and food sensitivity. Using the Cutera GenesisPlus laser to eliminate toenail fungus, fully-trained nurse practitioners, who are the primary treatment providers, use light technology to accommodate to fungal problems. Practitioners are also available to combat excess inches by constructing diet and exercise plans supplemented by natural and prescriptive therapies that act as appetite suppressants. One-on-one counseling helps provide encouragement and uncover the root cause of ailments, which often stem from lifestyle habits, negative reactions to particular foods, or rigorous training regimens for the dumpster-diving portion of the decathlon.