RaceRoom Fresno’s realistic racing simulators transport drivers to famous circuits from around the world, placing them behind the wheel of more than 600 race and production cars. Visitors cradled in comfortable bucket seats wrestle with high-quality steering wheels as immersive audio systems pipe in the sounds of revving engines, screeching tires, and ahoogaing bike horns. More than 50 tracks are painstakingly re-created with eye-catching, high-definition graphics displayed on single monitors or in three-screen panoramas. Detailed leaderboards keep track of best times by car class and track, allowing racers to chart their progress online.
With Salon Del Monaco as her backdrop, Kristi Georges takes hold of scissors. The blades thrum together as she styles hairdos, drawing on more than a decade of experience in the industry. Beneath shelves laden with Redken and Enjoy haircare products, her customers recline on the cushy chairs of the salon, where the friendly stylist and an absence of haggard mariners with long stories of woe create a welcoming atmosphere.
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Men and women alike stand to benefit from Holly and Kristin’s menu of services, which includes medical facials, exfoliating chemical peels, and gentle waxing treatments. Free of artificial fragrances and dyes, the spa’s repertoire of skincare products assists them through treatments and forms the basis for many of the at-home skincare regimens they prescribe. With more than 10 years of experience in the medical-skincare industry, Holly and Kristin draw on their collected wisdom to treat skin conditions such as acne, hyperpigmentation, sensitivity, and tattoos of caterpillars that have yet to morph into butterflies.
Because of her distaste for the pretentious atmosphere that some salons have, owner Sarah Reichman vowed to create a down-to-earth styling experience inside her salon, Head Over Heels. Seven years later, Reichman has solicited the hair expertise of stylists, such as Cynthia, to tailor face-flattering styles in relaxing, unpretentious company. Clients may also retreat to one of the salon's private rooms for a moisturizing facial, a relaxing mani-pedi, or to practice their rendition of "Bohemian Rhapsody" for karaoke night.
Warm golden tones surround clients with a sense of comfort as soon as they step inside Tangled Salon & Spa. Each hair station is outfitted with an oversize mirror, comfy leather chair, and large sable wardrobe that doubles as the stylist’s sleeping chambers. In addition to designing chic haircuts, the staff artfully shapes eyebrows and applies eyelash extensions long enough to propel a sailboat.:m]]
The gleaming mirrors of Leytha's Day Spa & Salon serve a simple purpose—to show patrons the results of the salon's hair artists, nail technicians, and skin specialists. Ornate frames and expertly placed lighting draw the eye to each of the mirrors, just as the elegant hairstyles, micro-bead extensions, and protein treatments can add drama to hair as it frames and highlights the face. The opulence of the mirrors is matched by the diversity of the beauty services: nail technicians transform hands with detailed manicure and pedicure services or add sparkle with nail art, rhinestones, or tiny, battery-powered LED signs that flash "I have pretty hands" over and over again.
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