When you’ve been styling hair for more than 35 years, it can be easy to fall into a routine. That’s why Hairs 2 U owner and master stylist Toni Staskus continues to attend classes and hair shows whenever she can, ensuring she stays up-to-date on the latest trends and techniques. Her commitment to education has led Toni to earn master hair-colorist certification from Wella, Clairol, and Redken, as well as certifications in hot-fusion hair extensions and KeraGreen organic hair straightening.
Inside the lavender-walled salon, pop-art paintings and magazine clippings inspire clients to request classic cuts or the modern, asymmetrical looks favored by most Picasso models. Beyond relaxing, texturizing, and perming tresses, Toni and her staff also weave in glitz in the form of feather, tinsel, or party-color extensions and can lend their coloring expertise to tint eyelashes or freshly shaped brows.
For co-owners Catherine Imbesi and Arlene Webber, Salon Ciseaux hasn’t just been a place to use their talents as master stylists: it’s also a place to share their passions with others. For Imbesi, that means showing off her strong work ethic, one she formed when opening her own salon and simultaneously finishing her college degree. Webber, on the other hand, uses her global experiences and people skills to make the salon a welcoming space for clients of different cultures. Together, the curly-haired owners tame tendrils in their certified Ouidad curly-hair-specialist salon and helm a team of stylists who craft new hairdos, remove unwanted hair, and meticulously groom nails. The duo has also shown off their hair skills on the runway, having been handpicked by designer Juan Carlos Obando to style his model’s hair during New York Fashion Week in 2008.
The licensed massage therapist at Studio V Salon & Spa administers therapeutic and deep de-stressing massages to clients' tensed muscles, working alongside a brigade of ace stylists, nail technicians, and medical practitioners that beautifies and pampers patients with spa and salon services. The registered nurse practitioner wields lasers to perform hair removal, photofacials, and skin resurfacing, and Sjolie personalized spray tans coat skin in botanically extracted ingredients free of preservatives. Elsewhere, manicures and pedicures reshape nails, keratin and styling sessions soften and sculpt tresses, and a pumpkin facial coats epidermises in a pumpkin-enzyme scrub that briefly transforms noses into elegant carriages.
For more than 20 years, stylist and colorist Frankie Jo Sexton has been adding subtle dimension to locks and using her expertise in color correction to amend less-than-stellar shades. She is also an expert in fusion and weft hair extensions and rounds out her treatment menu with hair-smoothing keratin treatments, which defuse frizz and straighten curls for easier-to-style 'dos and faster turtleneck escapes.
The ivy that dances across the red brick exterior of Salon Vaxxe proffers a whimsical vibe that extends inside with mocha- and tan-marbled wooden floors and diamond-patterned walls. Stylists wield scissors, blow dryers, and brushes to transform clients’ manes at hair stations outfitted with jet-black industrial tool chests.
Exclusive Bodywax Co. & Salon specializes in full body waxing for both men and women. We also offer professional makeup and spray tanning services.
We are conveniently located in Winter Park on SR 436 between Aloma Ave. and Howell Branch Rd. We have ample free parking available.