In music, the term adagio means "slow tempo." Likewise, Salon Adagio serves as an oasis amid the hectic bustle of daily life, commanding clients to relax with a variety of spa and salon treatments. The spa's aestheticians erase blemishes with chemical peels or use noninvasive ultrasonic technology to jump-start collagen production and firm skin tone, and massage therapists relieve muscle tension with relaxing or therapeutic modalities. Along with painting nails with chip-resistant Shellac polish, technicians round out mani-pedis with soothing paraffin treatments and scented scrubs. At the salon, stylists shape tresses into trendy new looks, and sunless and airbrush tanning bronzes skin evenly without exposing it to the harmful UV rays emitted by tanning beds and solar-powered calculators.
The experienced stylists at The Beauty Lab work to summon the natural beauty from men, women, and children by performing precision cuts and color services, using products and treatments from top brands such as L'anza and Davines. Fueled by the belief that healthy hair extends beyond the salon, the team also educates guests on how to take care of their hair at home once its been smoothed out and softened. Aestheticians take to private rooms, keeping skin smooth and even with waxing services and facials, and The Beauty Lab's nail technicians and makeup artists stand by to pretty up nails or carefully conceal second noses.
Ten years. That's the bare minimum of skincare experience upon which Urban Retreat's skin therapists draw. With a deep knowledge of various skin types, the skin therapists perform custom facials and chemical peels using natural organic products by brands such as ?minence and Obagi. For other treatments, they utilize advanced technologies?during the biorejuvenation facelift, for example, they improve skin tone and texture using specialized wands that conduct microcurrents. Patrons may also opt for skin-smoothing waxing sessions or eyelash extensions, which elongate individual eyelashes with fluttery mink filaments, matching the natural curl of a perfect eyelash or an imperfect yardstick to maintain an authentic look. While waiting for these pampering services, clients can relax on plush ivory furniture, which lends an air of natural elegance to the spa's interior. Urban Retreat is located in Saint Louis Park at Excelsior and Grand. They also offer Botox filler and laser treatments.
Under the watchful eye of medical director Dr. Annika Crosby, the trained staff of PSS MedSpa come to the aid of clients with ailing complexions, aging skin, and unwanted hair or varicose veins with a combination of laser and aesthetic treatments. The team draws upon an arsenal of lasers that can be finely tuned to gently treat the delicate lines surrounding eyes or powerful rays that stop hair production in the follicles. The spa also utilizes high-quality products from brands such as SkinCeuticals, Eminence, and Colorescience Pro, blending the latest skin science with all-natural ingredients to keep skin soft, complexions clear, and signs of aging at bay. The staff can also outfit newly refined faces with a selection of retail mineral makeup and waxing treatments that create skin as flawless as the skin skeletons dream about.
Sink into a chair at Sara’s for a 60-minute MitoProtect DN-Awake facial designed to energize mitochondria's collagen production, resulting in toned and healthy skin. The highly specialized treatment cleanses, exfoliates, stimulates, and hydrates the skin in the process. Your session concludes with a rich spray of nutrients and pure oxygen, which introduces essentials into your pores much more effectively than rubbing your cheeks with crushed Flintstone vitamins. In the hands of 10-year industry veteran aesthetician Sara Mattson, your face will receive the utmost of care in the soothing and professional atmosphere.
Taking their name from the 18% chromium and 8% nickel that transform regular steel into stainless steel, the staff of 18|8 Fine Men's Salons master grooming services to transform their clients into chiseled gentlemen. A greeter waits at the salon entrance with a complimentary beverage for each client and guides him to his stylist's booth or to a private or semiprivate treatment area for facials, massage, and other grooming sessions. Stylists carefully cut and color the hair of their clients, finishing Executive cuts and styles with five-minute shoulder massages and Bay Rum hot towels.
Technicians groom hands with MANicures and faces with straight-edge blade shaves and hot lather eos moisturizing shave cream. Guests can relax during 20-minute therapeutic massages to finish their visit and ease any tension built up in hands and forearms by excessive whittling.