Montreal-trained hairstylist Abby Hack has spent more than 25 years working in high-end salons, and she brings that wealth of experience to her clients at Coiffure Avant Garde. Whether customers are looking for a trendy cut with bright pops of color or a more classic do with subtle highlights, Abby and her team start every appointment with an in-depth consultation and hair analysis to ensure that each cut complements the client. From there, they can elongate locks with clip-in extensions, smooth frizz with keratin treatments, or even call upon temporary hair chalk to add bright magenta streaks or hopscotch grids. To complete customers' makeovers, the salon staff can also perform pampering mani-pedis and waxing treatments.
HairBuilders fills out hairlines with hair-replacement systems and treatments for both men and women. Treatments range from external aids such as custom-tailored wigs and hairpieces, to more permanent solutions including hair transplant surgery.
Stephen & Burns claims to be an oasis in a stressful world, taking clients on miniature vacations with pampering spa treatments and Aveda-concept salon services. The aestheticians hydrate and revitalize skin with custom blends of soothing balms, and the massage therapists enhance their treatments by incorporating aromatherapy, warm basalt stones, or herbal body masks. Before letting clients return to the stress-inducing world outside Stephen & Burns, stylists offer to reinvent their looks by trimming locks or lending them a pair of Groucho glasses.
While most businesses claim “no shoes, no service,” The Barefoot Zone welcomes unclothed feet, pampering them to relieve bodily pain. Certified reflexologist Allyson Nolan helms the practice, using reflexology to alleviate symptoms of conditions including high blood pressure, plantar fasciitis, migraines, and fibromyalgia. Clients rest atop a heated spa table as Allyson applies pressure to specific points on the hands, feet, and outer ears. To round out each treatment, warmed river stones nestle between toes and canoodle with sock lint as a warm towel infuses extremities with heat.
Healing Touch Therapeutic Massage's licensed therapist Louisa Abarno whisks clients toward a state of relaxation with spa treatments. As a fitness instructor and personal trainer who’s well versed in soothing sore musculature, Louisa zeroes in on trouble points during a variety of services, from reflexology sessions to hot-stone massages. She also revitalizes skin with paraffin and European rose mud, which is designed specifically to soften feet in preparation for important toe-model auditions.
Stacy McCain, help patients to maintain healthy, pain-free lives with non-invasive chiropractic care. Sufferers of stiffness, low back pain, or migraine headaches may reap the benefits of thorough chiropractic examinations, which send the doctors sleuthing over spinalscapes in search of bulging disks and stuck-on “Kick Me” signs. The treatments emphasize progressive rehabilitation, a method which allows doctor and patient to work together to track the effectiveness of treatments.