Crowned Best Dry Cleaners by Grand Rapids Magazine, Sheldon Cleaners has been fighting the good fight against dud dirt and unpressed pants for more than 60 years. Its seasoned de-griming doctors will scrutinize each article and carefully tend to sweaters ($6.50), coats ($12.50), dresses ($12.50), and shirts ($4.99)—evicting fiber filth, obnoxious odors, and the stains of spilt wine and spilt blood from a rival poet. By using nonhazardous solutions, Sheldon Cleaners provides a thorough clothing cleanse and scores points with Mother Nature for its eco-friendly practices.
The highly qualified team at Tanaz Hair Boutique & Day Spa includes a certified master hairstylist, a Paris-trained makeup artist, a nail tech with more than 25 years of experience, and a certified massage therapist. And that?s only part of the staff, which totals more than 30?a large but close-knit group of specialists who maintain a relaxed atmosphere as they enhance clients' looks with Shellac mani-pedis or sugaring treatments that remove hair with a minimum of discomfort. They also package spa treatments together for one-stop makeovers, which include services such as eyebrow tinting, facials, and body scrubs.
Inside the laid-back neighborhood salon, experienced stylists chat with regulars while styling their 'dos with Schwarzkopf, White Sands, and Alterna Bamboo products. The young team prioritizes keeping up with the latest industry and Hollywood trends, such as keratin straightening treatments and OPI Axxium gel mani-pedis. A certified massage therapist complements the salon's trendy services with treatments as relaxing as napping in a hammock in a candle store. The bright, minimal space makes small details, such as a fireplace, gilt-framed mirrors, and cool-toned accent walls, pop.
Wielding an arsenal of Rusk salon products, the stylists at Gallery Allure cut hair into modern asymmetrical bobs, short layers, and even mohawks. The adept team also styles hair into classic shapes and can paint locks with face-framing highlights in both subtle blond hues and eye-popping reds. For unruly waves, the team coats strands with a formaldehyde-free keratin treatment to allow clients to tame their hair more easily than thrusting it into a lion's mouth. Rusk's Deepshine Smooth reduces frizz by up to 75%, unwinds curls and waves by up to 30%, and lasts up to three months.
As a stylist, colorist, and expert in keratin straightening, Sherry Minott wears many hats, but that doesn't mean she doesn't have phenomenal hair. Out of her cozy Grand Rapids studio, she can cultivate a specialty do from virtually any era, whether it be a classic wave, a modern pixie cut, a vintage crewcut, or a futuristic beehive. Whatever the choice, styles are always tailored to the individual's unique face shape and personality.