Simply put, the team at Miz’Mo Salon is passionate about what they do. For them, it’s not enough to beautify clients with keratin smoothout treatments, spa pedicures, and eyebrow waxing; they want to educate their clients to learn about them too. Educational night classes impart the basics in hair and makeup, and the team often hosts guest speakers to share their most secret style tips as well as advice on nutrition and healthy lifestyle.
Like artists heading outdoors to catch the best light for a photo, the brilliant colorists at ds Parada encircle their patrons' scalp-beards with brilliant halos of light. The salon features precise lighting designed to imitate late-afternoon daylight so patrons will get a clear picture of their pigment updates, even if they can't make it to the studio until evening. The expert head-shapers begin each visit with a free consultation to evaluate skin tone, examine eye color, and consult the rooftop hair guru for special advice. Basic head shearings for men ($30+) and women ($45+) blaze new trails through skulltop flora, and the tress technicians skillfully readjust pigmentation values with toners ($30), glazes ($30), and full colors ($90+). Further follicle enhancements feature spot highlights ($50+), French-style paint-in colors ($60+), full foils ($100+), and artificially intelligent self-styling hair implants (pricing varies).
Once you have your Groupon, you can get an appointment with one of Viva's staff of master hair shamans, who know how to snip and charm the most distraught bristles, frizzies, and Medusa head-snakes. Each professional stylist routinely soaks in the trends and styles to ensure the utmost tender care to needy noodle nests, and he or she will happily work with your particular whims or offer whims of their own free of charge. After a thorough shampoo, your stylist will keenly sense your innermost hair-yearnings, then direct careful scissors in tune with your thoughts and dreams, letting creative forces flow wildly onto your scalp for a haircut that revolutionizes the way you look in the mirror—inside and out ($40 value). Soon after, the scalp will receive a deep conditioning treatment using high-end Eufora products to hydrate and preserve new 'do ($20 value). Afterward, in the streets, you might find that your magnificent mane busts the binds of its bowler hat and leaps into sunshine, dappling dark alleyways.
If you plop your finger down on a spinning globe, chances are Rivkah has lived there. She’s set down roots in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the United States, and she brings her world-traveling eclecticism—along with 15 years of experience—into each haircut. At her salon, she teams up with a crew of other master stylists, Rising Star–level apprentices, and sentient scissors to deliver fetching styles to her clients. To sweeten the coif-cropping deal, Rivkah offers complimentary bang trims for clients and brow shaping with every color service.
Current owner Flora Suissa and the founders of Suissa Salon trained in Paris and Montreal before opening their first salon in 1970 in the US. They took what they learned in the City of Light and the Province of Poutine, and created their own brand of salons. It was only a matter of time before their style shops grew into myriad locations.
Today, Suissa features a roster of talented stylists, aestheticians, and nail artists. They've also got an ace up their sleeve: Eve Diaz, who developed her own line of beauty products—LaPenotiere—which is the primary product line featured here. Armed with talent and products, stylists deliver haircuts, coloring, and keratin treatments that discipline frizzy and static-addicted hair. They also offer weft tape extensions and hijab services, offered in private suites. Suissa's stylists pride themselves on their versatility, which means they're familiar with a large and diverse client base and are adept at working with clients of all ethnicities and a wide range of hair types.