The skincare treatments at Skin Begin LLC might surprise clients. That's because Michelle, the spa's certified aesthetician, uses unconventional ingredients, such as real gold, silver, and amino-acid-rich caviar to enhance clients' skin. And instead of microdermabrasion treatments or chemical peels, she uses dermaplaning treatments to treat issues such as fine lines, acne, and sun damage. She also adds unexpected extras to treatments. For example, when she removes unwanted hair with an advanced waxing technique, she follows up the service with a redness-relieving cold compress and soothing gel.
At The Green Room Wellness Spa, aesthetician and owner Kristin LaMere draws inspiration from the healing folklore of the color green, focusing on holistic wellness in her treatments and using organic skincare products whenever possible. The spa even hosts wellness seminars that clients can attend free of charge. The staff uses organic soy wax to gently remove unwanted body hair from legs, bikini lines, or faces. Finish off a waxing session with one of the spa's customized facials, individually tailored to treat different skin types.
The fully licensed crew at Brow Art 23 uses techniques developed in India and the Middle East to shape clients’ brows. Using a single piece of thread, they remove eyebrow and facial hair during a process called threading, which involves looping the string and using the loop to oust hair without using chemicals or wax. They also specialize in henna designs and makeup, as well as permanent makeup and eyelash extensions.
The staff at Glamorosa! Salon & Spa pamper their clients from head to toe with haircuts and color treatments and mani-pedis using all-natural Aveda products. The spa side of the salon features body-polish treatments infused with mango, aloe vera, and Caribbean essential oils and facials infused with natural skin-brightening exfoliants.
With a mother who was a stylist and owner of two salons, Tyler grew up in the industry. He built his repertoire of styling techniques while training under Salon Thor’s senior stylists, and now spends his days cutting new 'dos. He also colors hair with highlights or an ombre effect, and smoothes frizz using keratin treatments.
Laura at Luxe The Salon wields top-shelf products to beautify clients. The spa’s stylist, Laura Filip, blends organic color and styling products as she dolls up tresses with precision cuts and coloring treatments. She saves the most organic product—her own hands—for her best work, expertly crafting updos abundant with curls and twists. By using these natural formulations, Laura helps maintain the overall health of hair as well as follicles' integrity without subjecting them to an ethics lecture. This dedication to quality service and products extends to spa treatments as well, deploying Eminence skincare products to brighten complexions and NovaLash extensions to define lash lines.