At Talk of the Town A Salon, a cast of hairstylists, skin specialists, and nail technicians beautifies patrons from cowlick to cuticle. Talented stylists wield scissors or chainsaws to cut off overgrown lengths and shape strands into elegant coiffures, and beauty experts custom-design facials to fit individual skin concerns. In the nail corner, technicians indulge hands and feet with relaxing spa manicures, and embellish digits with colorful Shellac gel that lasts for up to two weeks or acrylic fills.
The Source greenly gussies up its guests, beautifying southern Arizonans and Mother Earth alike with an array of environmentally friendly spa and salon services, business practices, and products. Fledgling beauty buffs are enveloped in a soothing, scenic atmosphere while their digits are redecorated or their mug rejuvenated with Eminence Organics products during a mani-pedi or 60-minute anti-aging facial. The Source eponymously re-sources their resources via recycling and using repurposed furnishings and décor. Business with local vendors helps sustain the insular economy, and cosmetic products devoid of animal testing ensure that no dark and shadowy vibes are sent into the world on behalf of its salon and spa services.
Fringe Hair Studio’s expert stylists prettify patrons with TIGI facepaints and the sweet smells and smoothing effects of Moroccanoil products. First, a highly trained stylist shampoos thoughtful tresses to prepare them for the profundities of deep conditioning. Then, rich Moroccanoil seeps into hair follicles to combat the twin terrors of summer dryness and frizz. After the deep conditioning, stylists invade client mindspace to design a customized cut. After the haircut, blow-drying specialists de-damp and style hair, downsizing any shrinky dink stowaways in the process. The TIGI makeup session perfects faces with a fresh blanket of professional-grade TIGI makeup. Expert aestheticians highlight patrons’ most prized features with a supermodel rainbow's worth of colors and demonstrate secret application techniques guarded since the sixth century by a secret society of pretty people.
Women can easily maintain both the shape and shade of their mane, starting with a haircut ($40–$50), followed by a single-process color ($50–$60), full highlight ($85–$90), or partial highlight ($70–$80) using products such as L'Oreal Professional. Men can also transform their mop tops, with haircuts ranging from $30 to $35. For a more holistic head renovation, pair a follicle treatment with a luxurious facial, such as the 85-minute Rhonda Allison facial, during which one of Style 7's trained pore purgers will methodically lure your best face out of hiding ($75). If you're in a hurry, choose to accelerate the action with a 30-minute express facial, the epidermal equivalent to shouting, “olly olly oxen free” ($45).
The style stalwarts at Supercuts have trimmed, toned, and honed the domes of hair-bearing hominids for decades. The experienced stylists can accommodate cuts ranging from quick, careful mop maintenance to a more buzzworthy beehive for hypnotizing local grizzlies. Each scissors-handed specialist will draw from a vat of experience, leveraging quality hair products from Paul Mitchell and others to infuse your filaments with a winsome glow and creative coiffure. Supercuts stays open seven days a week, and walk-ins and waltz-ins are always welcome.
After beginning his career in Manhattan, hairstylist Jonathan spent years cutting hair in his Long Island salons before finally relocating to Tucson. At Jonathan of New York, he draws on the styling skills he honed on the East Coast to keep men and women looking their best. He snips hair into chic and classic styles and makes strands shine with highlights and lowlights. Patrons can also opt for body-wave treatments, which infuse hair with volume.