Adriana works with sugar every day, but she’s not a baker. She’s in the business of removing hair, using an all-natural paste created from sugar, water, and lemon juice. She plies her trade at the self-titled private studio, Adriana’s Professional Body Sugaring, where she treats clients to her sweet, simple services in both English and Spanish. She reports that, due to the simple ingredients and cool temperature of the mixture, most find sugaring less unpleasant than waxing. Her formula contains no allergens to irritate the skin, only adheres to dead skin cells and hair, and tastes pretty great on toast.
Working alongside the other talented staff at Taylor Brook Salon, stylist Rocio Buchanan deftly transforms boring, over-grown hairdos into follicular works of art. The entire team at Taylor Brook is well-suited to satisfy the styling needs of both men and women, whether than means doling out designer cuts, manicures and pedicures, or beard trims for gentleman and pet billy goats.
At Salon D Squared, soothing music swathes senses in serenity, faces are refreshed with deep exfoliation, and muscle tension melts at the hands of licensed massage therapists. Setting its resurfacing sights on specific skin problems such as blackheads, dryness, or excessive oil, the D2 style facial begins by removing dead skin cells with a combination of microdermabrasion, deep cleansing, and a purifying mask followed by a steam treatment that gently opens pores and their mail.
The Orchard Salon is all about renewal, from its old-is-new shabby chic décor to the bold new hairstyles clients walk out with. In that vein, the eclectic atmosphere—not to mention professional Pureology products—encourages clients to feel confident exploring new hairstyles, whether choosing to light up their locks with bold highlights or go for a completely new ‘do.
Ella, a stylist at the salon, prioritizes making clients feel comfortable above all else. Though everyone who comes into the salon is offered complimentary snacks, coffee, and tea in real china, the best accommodation a stylist like Ella offers clients is good conversation. "To make them feel important and really listen to them,” she says, “a sense of humor goes a long way."
Style by Mary at Sola Salon Studios clears clients' skin of unwanted hair without using harsh chemicals or irritating razors. Instead, she uses an ancient Indian practice called threading—winding hygienic cotton thread around hairs to remove them without disrupting skin—to produce crisp lines during eyebrow- and lip-defuzzing sessions. In addition to her threading services, she also treats clients to vibrant color renewals, precision haircuts, and sleek blow-outs.
Fantastic Sams is a full-service salon for the whole family that will sculpt wilted hair into a look-twice hot commodity. Begin by receiving a complimentary shampoo with Fantastic Sam's signature line of products, followed by a three-minute scalp massage to blast away the dead-skin-cell-loving turtles. Whether you've got a secret style you've been saving in your panache pocket or trust the expert stylists at Fantastic Sams to get creatively awesome with your hair, your haircut and style (a $25–$30 value) will be snipped and primped to fit your desired identity. Next, you'll hit a fork in the road during your main mane journey, where you must choose between highlights or lowlights (a $65–$100 value). All hair curators are custom-trained TIGI colorists, ensuring the richest hue for your tried-and-true tresses. For a final hairtain call, a deep-conditioning treatment (a $15–$16 value) will strengthen, smooth, and add shine to your newly fashioned focal point. These beauty-renewal centers are staffed with follicle fanatics who will listen to your needs and pamper your worries away with precision and kindness. A stylish 'do will make enemies hate to love you and friends love to love you, making this your official summer of locks and love.