Ana Gutierrez-Aleman has long been a fan of the Confucius quote "choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." And after a decade-long career in hair, it's her own personal gospel. Ana co-helms Cowboys & Angels Hair Studio with friend and stylist Ashlie De Crosta––a graduate of the prestigious Paul Mitchell hairstyling school and a fellow enthusiast for all things coiffure. The duo cut the hair of women (dubbed "angels"), and wrangle men ("cowboys") in a barbicide lasso during styling sessions.
The diverse, talented staff at The Transformation Studio primps clients with an assortment of relaxing cosmetic services. Stylists shape coiffures with haircuts, highlights, and extensions, and aestheticians revitalize nails and skin with everything from Shellac manicures to facials. Bodycare experts extract unsightly fuzz using warm wax, taking a cue from the rainforest’s famous hairless honeybees.
Within the confines of Alex Burton Salons, Christina trims, teases, and styles tresses. She has been in the salon industry for more than three decades and specializes in color correction treatments that hide the evidence of dye-job mishaps or highlights that attract lovesick zebras. Christina also adds volume and bounce to hair, or "cheveux" in French, with perms or smoothes out frizz with straightening treatments.
Ebony is a skilled stylist with more than 13 years of experience, which she puts to use when pampering clients at Salon Phenomenal Woman. In her eyes, every woman who walks through her salon door is phenomenal, and it's her personal mission to bring that out through custom cut and color services. Guests may also request luxurious eyelash extensions, which offer a voluminous look without the mess of mascara.
The MVP haircut is reserved for guys who want the brawn of a chiseled cut with the extreme adrenaline rush of a pleasant pampering. Following careful instructions or expert intuition, stylists can clean up the edges without sacrificing any degree of edginess. A thorough shampoo and scalp massage ensures an itch-free walk off, while a neck and shoulder massage with steamed towel leaves cleaned-up batters with the zonal focus to connect on any upcoming office pitch.
Audrey Hepburn and other iconic beauties on the walls of 144 Hair Salon look on at stylists coiffing client’s hair. Although clients may emulate these celebrity's looks, every visit to the salon is catered to the individual. From precision cuts that frame faces to highlights that complement skin tones and hair textures, the stylists customize each visit. For special occasions, the salon offers elegant updos and natural or dramatic makeup applications. And for everyday beauty upkeep, 144 Hair Salon provides facials and waxing services.