Experienced hair stylists roll open the drawers of black-trimmed dressers and grab gleaming pairs of scissors. They turn back to their clients, who nestle in squeaky-clean, white styling chairs, and begin by ruffling manes long and short, getting a feel for the flow and texture of each head of hair as they prepare to transform it. All the while, ensconced in private treatment rooms, nail technicians and massage therapists tend to clients relaxing on plush pedicure chairs. All About the Hair Salon and Spa's clients can seek out any of the salon's forms of pampering, from haircuts to waxing to long-lasting Shellac manicures, and expect the same friendly demeanor and attention to detail from their stylists. The salon also houses a cozy waiting area, where guests relax on an L-shaped sofa accented by a modern rug and vases filled with flowers and the calming sound of the ocean.
At Millennium Family Dental, Dr. Kathleen Abate tends to mouths of all ages with general and cosmetic dentistry. She and her team employ x-rays to suss out any structural issues and restore chompers with fillings made from metal, resin, and porcelain culled from the queen’s finest mug. Cleanings evict tartar and plaque, teeth-whitening treatments leave smiles bright, and dental bridges fill in a grin's gaps.
Amid rose- and evergreen-hued décor, aesthetician Tracy Winn supervises five specialty facials, each of which addresses a different skincare concern, using all-natural products. One treatment focuses on moisturizing dry skin, and others reduce the appearance of age spots or acne. The carefully calibrated glycolic-acid or pumpkin-extract solutions of the chemical peels lift away dead skin to reveal younger cells playing Red Rover underneath. Victorian-style lamps and an oversize clock face give the lobby a sense of vintage charm, and shelves support glass curiosities in private treatment rooms.
The digit doctors at Magic Touch kick off beautifying 60-minute mani-pedis by trimming claws, cutting cuticles, and painting keratin in a vibrant polish in a color of the customer's choosing. Relaxing pedicures pretty up toenails and soothe tootsies tired from clogging marathons. In lieu of standard polish, the 45-minute Shellac manicures harness the durability and power of a special Shellac formula that dries quickly, resists chipping for up to two weeks, and leaves nails ready for fingerless oven mitts.
Belle Sante Spa’s team of massage therapist and aestheticians helps clients feel confident and relaxed with an array of spa services. For instance, the Neroli body-polish treatment uses products made from the orange tree’s white blossoms to gently exfoliate, massage, and hydrate skin. Likewise, facial treatments range from fast mini-facials to moon-stone facials that combine cold stones with hot steam to rejuvenate skin and reduce sinus pressure. Massage therapists specialize in a variety of modalities so customers looking to relax after attempting to shoot some hoops with a bowling ball can find the perfect treatment to meet their needs.
Dena Marie’s Salon & Spa’s hairstylists specialize in formal updos. Augmented by Lox extensions—crafted from 100% human hair—or held in place by hair balms from Bed Head and Matrix, the formal looks prepare patrons for glitzy events from proms to the salon’s second specialty—weddings.
Their team, which also consists of manicurists, regularly attends continuing-education courses to keep their services up-to-date with the latest beauty trends. Fresh out of the workshops, they turn their shears and dyes toward shaping and coloring manes, and drape frazzled locks with shine during keratin smoothing treatments. They also provide spa treatments that include waxing and paraffin dips that remove dry skin from bodies more effectively than attempting to drive them out by playing annoying music over loudspeakers throughout the night.
At Mattar Chiropractic, doctors dissolve pain and tension with tried-and-true techniques as well as advanced technologies. They measure the degree of stress on the spine and its surrounding muscles with digital software, and they reveal vertebral imbalances with x-rays. Then, they correct spinal quirks with manual adjustments or orthotic inserts that can be slipped into shoes or wedged into diving fins. To deliver relaxation, in-house bodywork specialists perform customized massages.