Platinum Strands Hair Salon at Allure II Salon boasts a diverse clientele—think women, men, children, and the occasional fashion-conscious scarecrows. They come for new cuts, highlights, and moisture-infusing keratin treatments. Guests also can stop in for a relaxing shampoo and blow-dry or a quick brow wax.
Hairstylist Rachel Wilkes views hair as an outlet of individual expression, which is why she listens closely to clients' ideas before crafting a new style that suits their unique personalities. In a quiet, quaint salon setting, she makes over strands with haircuts, coloring, and Keratin treatments that smooth out frizz for months at a time. Throughout styling sessions, Rachel enjoys making conversation, laughing, and building relationships with her clients.
Great Clips harnesses the vast resources of a national salon chain to provide personalized, professional styling services to follicle frolickers near and far. Wild wigs are brought to bear by highly trained hair tamers who also serve as style guides through the often-intimidating tonsorial jungle, answering customers' questions about hair trends and maintenance. A socially responsible company, Great Clips also hosts haircut-a-thons, bake sales, and baked haircut sale-a-thons to benefit charities, including the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and Ronald McDonald House.
Signature Service: Weaving and braiding
Brands Used: Essations, Brocato, Paul Mitchell, Motions
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Good for Kids: Yes
Walk-ins Welcome: Yes
Pro Tip: We serve complimentary wine and water to our clients.
For licensed cosmetologist Chante', a hairstyle isn't as important as the person beneath it. Whether she's working with a weave, cornrows, or an updo, she strives to make a friendly connection with each of her clients. Her personable approach?coupled with more than 20 years of styling experience?has led to a base of loyal customers, some of whom have been visiting her for more than 10 years. They might walk away with meticulously laced braids or streaks of color that complement a makeup application and brow shaping.
Professional hairstylist Shonya Moten has spent the past decade molding dos for a diverse clientele. Her nimble hands braid tresses into detailed cornrows or full braids free of flyaways and awkward bumps. She also skillfully cuts and sculpts tresses that have been left in their natural state or relaxed with chemicals poured through an Enya CD.
Valerie Brown prides herself on being a multicultural stylist who can craft a flattering look regardless of hair texture, color, or astrological sign. Her passions include preserving healthy hair and customizing a look to fit each patron's personality and lifestyle. Clients can ask Valerie for voluminous layers or a bold color treatment using high-end L'Oreal and Aquage products.