Desere' Mamola helms Avante-Garde Salon, where she shows off her skills in coloring and extensions. During her apprenticeship, Desere' learned to work with every type and texture of hair, and now offers up-to-date haircuts, dynamic color services, and a range of sew-in, clip-ins, and Great Lengths hair extensions. Although she has already mastered the detailed techniques behind her services, Desere' continues to attend hair shows and take classes in order to offer her clients the best the salon industry has to offer. And no matter what the treatment, Desere' takes great pride in ensuring her clients leave the salon with healthy, shiny, and strong hair.
The stylists and aestheticians at Sasha Bella Spa & Dry Bar specialize in relaxing skin treatments and glam blowouts that leave locks full of volume and bounce. Facial treatments can be customized to address dermal issues such as dryness, which is often caused by spending time in harsh weather, or fine lines around the mouth, which are often caused by sticking your tongue out at Mother Nature because of the harsh weather. In addition to beautifying faces with facials, Sasha Bella's aestheticians beautify them with makeup lessons, giving customers the know-how to re-create pretty looks on their own at home.
Massage Heights Wildflower Village’s commitment to reducing its carbon footprint is evident in all aspects of the business. Rechargeable, battery-operated faux candles set a relaxing air during sessions, the walls sport coats of VOC-free paint, and the staff even uses biodegradable lotions and oils during their massages and facial treatments. The staff keeps the facilities pristine with non-toxic cleaning supplies and separate bins for recycling paper, plastic, and exhaled air. This commitment to green practices grants clients even greater peace of mind as they loosen up during massage services customized according to their unique physical needs or facials attuned to address a wide range of skin care concerns.
Fuchsia lives up to its incandescent name: its hot-pink walls vibrate under shimmering chandeliers. The pink ceiling curves and cuts away to expose industrial chrome pipes reflecting the script of a neon fuchsia Fuchsia sign. Profiled by ABC's The Revolution, Good Morning Arizona, and magazines such as Everyday with Rachael Ray, the spa pampers its guests so thoroughly, it's earned a spot on Gayot's list of Top 10 Value Spas in the world.
Visitors call in or make online appointments to be bundled in body wraps, receive custom facials, or spruce up their nails. Massages take place in private suites where customers can tune into their own iPods, and hair-removal services prep parties for windstorms in velcro factories. The spa also contains a blow-dry bar, a makeup-artistry station, and shelves and racks of boutique apparel, accessories, and skincare products.
Most Popular Service: Massage
Minimum Age Requirement: 16
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Tamara Cosby, owner and massage therapist at The Gift of Relaxation, battles pain, tension, and stress with each stroke of her hands. She draws from sports massage and pressure point therapy to target knots and tension deep within tissue. Her thorough services generate results, as exemplified by one client who celebrated their treatment with a Charleston jump, a dance move where you leap the length of the city of Charleston. Besides paying close attention to her clients and their needs, she also focuses on the details, right on down to the sheets she wraps her massage table in?she cleans them with non-chlorine, ammonia-free, anti-allergy products.
Azurite Wellness owner Kristi McCoy is an aesthetician and massage therapist whose holistic approach keeps clients returning. With the belief that the most reliable beauty-boosting ingredients come directly from the earth, she uses pure and natural lotions and oils in every treatment. In addition to massage and skincare, Kristi draws on her knowledge of eastern healing modalities, such as acupressure and meridian balancing, to restore balance to tense bodies.