Amanda Kelly has been using her skills to bring out the best in her clients’ looks for more than two decades. At Amanda Kelly Salon, she delivers strand-smoothing Brazilian Blowouts and elegant updos, among other services. Men and women turn to her for the latest cuts and color treatments, and her makeup talents have readied many a bride for her walk down the aisle. Amanda’s roster of regulars includes local celebrities, including wives of the Bengals and Reds players.
Karma Salon's skillful stylists relax restive strands with an arsenal of three GK Hair Taming System with Juvexin formulations, specially designed for easygoing waved hair, happy-go-lucky curly locks, or snarling coarse tresses. Although the treatment won't iron out all curl, frizzy ’fros will emerge sleeker and more manageable, with blow-dry time diminished significantly.
Salon Concepts connects talented stylists with private suites where they can tend to tresses and soothe skin in a peaceful environment. Services and pricing vary by location, with an array of beautifying treatments abounding across the network like bunnies on a verdant spring catwalk. Seventeen participating aestheticians are armed with a pack of prettification options such as cut-and-color combos from experienced colorist Brent Bauer at Salon Concepts Oakley ($60–$175) or body waxing ($10+) under the gentle hands of Randy Jackson at Salon Concepts Florence. Check in for a noninvasive frown-removal procedure with a facial expert ($35+) or a stress-melting massage ($35+) from Erlinda Griffin at Salon Concepts Montgomery.
At her studio, Anne Schuster, LMT's healing hands relieve clients' aches and pains. The massage therapist does so with deep-tissue, Swedish, and chair massages. To augment these massages, she offers full-body wraps, which include exfoliation and body muds. Using wellness massage as her cornerstone philosophy, Anne sees massage therapy as an important aspect in promoting overall wellness. With the belief that massages can relax, renew, and rejuvenate, Anne incorporates heated tables and music as she customizes each massage to clients' needs. Results include reduction of muscle tension and stiffness, relief of muscle spasms, increased flexibility, skin nourishment, posture improvement, and an overall increase in health and stress reduction.
Already a producer of 12 instructional videos and creator of two widely used types of weave, stylist Sharon cemented her claim to the title of weavemaster with 17 appearances on national television, including shows such as Ricki Lake, Jenny Jones, and Maury. The stylists she hires at Weavemaster's Transformations Salon have to pass her intense scrutiny and learn her patented weaving methods before they lay hand on hair, carrying on her high grooming standards. Her services range from a wide variety of weaves to full hair replacement, and she offers continuing education classes for aspiring stylists.