A kaleidoscope of nail polishes serves as Rose’s palette when painting nails. She covers fingernails and toenails in a monochromatic hue or uses a steady hand to paint such artistic touches as Fourth of July-themed stars or tax day-themed W-2 forms. The clients’ choice of gel polish—which protects against chips for up to two weeks—isn’t the only customizable feature of the mani-pedi treatment. Rose also rounds tips, squares them off, and files them into points.
At Pon International Signature Salon, Steven puts on display all that he's learned during the course of 20 years in the business. That includes everything from trendy, short haircuts to old-school looks. He's a specialist in perms and has a certification in Brazilian blowouts, and he can also help ease patrons through the process of growing their hair long. A background as an educator means that he is good at sharing his knowledge too, and his work has appeared in a range of magazines.
In the spirit of an Old-World apothecary, Remedy Hair Shoppe heals the spirit with its many beautification services. Vintage hand mirrors and jugs sit atop wood cabinets that moonlight as snazzy antiques. While eyes peruse the decor, the salon's stylists deftly manipulate hair, administering flattering layers and confident highlights. Guests may also request a private hair and makeup consultation for an upcoming wedding or underwater prom.
Stylist Nancy Mezied of My OC Hairstylist is a styling Swiss army knife. Not only can she craft designer cuts with scissors, she also buzzes high-and-tights with clippers, adds texture with razor cuts, and spools locks into ornate structures with her bare hands. She also adds length with hair extensions and blitzes drab 'dos with vibrant color with color treatments, partial highlights, or replacing curlers with crayons.
Within the expansive and luxurious Beauty Avenue, expert stylist Letty Sandoval pampers heads with a variety of hair services. She snips strands to suit facial features, conditions dehydrated tresses, and uses Brazilian blowouts to smooth frizzy hair and tame unwanted curls. Letty is aided by Beauty Avenue's extensive selection of professional haircare products from brands such as Redken, Goldwell, Aquage, Kenra, and Enjoy.