Owner Marcy Lanier and her crew of stylists take pride in creating the right cut and color for each of their clients at Willows Dream. During appointments, they apply their collective creative energy to help each person look and feel their best with a hairdo that flatters both their face shape and personality. Meanwhile, the team's aesthetician, Ginger, tends to the rest of the body's beauty needs, performing quick waxing treatments, vegan mani-pedis, and Xtreme Lashes eyelash applications. Her caring, professional touch has resulted in regular clients, and even earned her a spot on Mountain Xpress' Best of WNC 2012 list.
After treatments, guests can peruse the inviting gift boutique, a destination in itself, which is stocked with whimsical accessories, jewelry, local art, and high-quality hair products.
The factory-trained technicians at Chaparral Buick GMC keep vehicles of all makes and models running smoothly with a bevy of lube, oil, and filter services. After sucking used and abused oil out of motors, the mechanics replace it with up to five quarts of fresh, nonsynthetic motor juice. The procedure also includes the installation of a new ACDelco filter, which keeps automobiles' innards free of contaminants and denies entry to shrunken, magical school buses. Auto whisperers go above and beyond the oil change's call of duty by performing a vehicle inspection, checking all fluid levels, belts, and hoses as well as lubricating hinges, suspensions, and drivelines.
Specializing in scratch removal, headlight restoration, stain removal, and more, Smoky Mountain Custom Details keeps trusty petrol steeds gallantly gleaming. The cleaning procedure begins with a thorough examination by an experienced detail doctor, who will survey the car for smudges and scuffs before buffing them to a sleek shine. Special care is taken to remove more troublesome varieties of filth, such as road tar and grease. Rims are polished, engines are cleaned, windows are washed, and metals are waxed in a gauntlet of cleanliness that leaves the car's exterior shining like the sequined slopes of a mobile disco ball. Interiors also receive a thorough cleansing, with fabrics, carpets, and leathers completely cleansed and conditioned and all surfaces vacuumed free of accumulated ride grime.
Whether in need of a quick wash or a thorough detail, car owners can revamp their rides with Krystal Blue Car Wash's versatile menu of services. The wash tunnel brings vehicles to a shining glow with sheets of water, along with tricolor conditioners and undercarriage rust inhibitors. After every wash, motorists have the option to wield a free vacuum, scouring all of their seats and carpets in search of long-lost debris and coins. For an additional charge, detailers will dislodge deeper stains with interior cleaning, carpet cleaning, and paint-protecting wax.
In an age of automation, Danny's Car Cleaning is devoted to doing things by hand. Even a basic car wash, which elsewhere might entail a gantlet of blindly spinning bristles and a mechanized shower of suds, is a meticulous hands-on affair at Danny's, where chamois-equipped cleaners leave sheet metal spotless. However, machines still play an important part in the cleanliness process at Danny's: they're assigned to buff away scratches, polish surfaces to a glossy finish, and act as detailers’ second when challenged to a duel.
Once a year, F & I Detailing's staff literally takes its services to the streets, picking up trash to beautify the city during the company's Detailing Asheville event. The rest of the year, though, they're equally as dedicated to making clients' cars, homes, and commercial spaces shine. Just as meticulously as they scour cars' interiors and exteriors, they power-wash homes, aircraft, sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, and dumpsters.