Pandora Salons oversees a staff of stylists and aestheticians fulfilling their beauty-vocation callings. The salon boasts several independent workspaces where her brood of beauty-school hatchlings builds a loyal client base while personalizing their own roster of treatments. Through services such as hair coloring and UV-cured Shellac manicures, budding young beauticians gussy up and de-stress clients at their own stations that are each decked out in customized decor to reflect their unique personalities or a crippling fear of Barbicide.
After a free consultation, cosmetologist Denecia Benders draws from her clients’ glamour desires and her own encyclopedic knowledge of current trends to style makeup and hair. Her 10 years of experience lend confidence to her fingers as she styles micro braids, wedding makeup, and prom updos.
Antoinette "Ditto" Soares has been in the beauty industry for more than 16 years, working as a master stylist at salons in New York and Florida before opening up her own studio. The cheerful hairdresser prides herself in the individual attention she provides her clients, making sure to take time before every appointment to discuss desired outcomes and determine flattering styles. Within the sunlit Kutz-N-Kurlz Salon, Antoinette extends her expertise toward a variety of salon services, including haircuts, extensions, and smoothing keratin treatments.
Michael Ethyn knows what it feels like to work with the best. A graduate of Redken's Salon Professional Academy, Michael has sharpened his shears with continuing education in Las Vegas, New York, and Orlando. Now working out of Studio 14 salon, he and his friendly staff outfit customers with stylish cuts or custom colors. While waiting on foil highlights to set, guests are also free to watch TV, surf the free WiFi, or play checkers with clumps of hair on the black-and-white checkered floors.
T&D Nails & Spa's attentive staff of technicians calls upon years of experience every time a staffer brushes a vibrant coat of polish across nails or swipes away a strip of unwanted hair. Deluxe manicures and pedicures lavish extremities with skin-smoothing masks, paraffin waxes, and sugar scrubs that gently peel away dead cells and expired candy bracelets. The team can also beautify nails with soak-off Gelish and pink-and-white manicures. Their expertise extends to the full body with waxing treatments that swiftly remove hair from the face, limbs, and bikini area.
Northern Virginia Wellness Center helps patients refurbish dull looks with a full host of non-invasive cosmetic treatments. Here, lasers zap unwanted hair, spider veins, and tattoos, and facial injections and non-ablative skin-tightening treatments keep faces smooth and bright. Working in conjunction with the MediSun team, the center's clinicians draw upon decades of experience when administering high-tech treatments such as skin-restoring IPL photofacials.
South Beach is known for its signature art-deco designs, pristine beaches, and energetic nightlife. Taking a cue from that dynamic locale, the staff members of South Beach Tanning Company have decorated their various locations in the spirit of South Beach and pride themselves on their upbeat, lounge-like vibe. Inside each salon, cheery lighting and bright purple, blue, and red walls augment the high-quality equipment and shelves of handpicked lotions, and high ceilings stop newly acquired tans from floating off just-bronzed bodies.