GearHeads Haircuts for Men puts gents at ease with leather La-Z-Boys, flat-screen TVs, and a man-themed man cave teeming with stylists who specialize in men's and boy's crops. Sports buffs lunge or touchdown-dance in front of TVs at each styling station as shearers scrub and cleave locks into distinguished styles over the course of 10- to 20-minute sessions. Craftsman toolboxes stockpile coloring elixirs for weaving fresh hues through grays during roughly 10-minute coif renovations. Each guest snacks on a complimentary soda and chips before staffers lather up and shave necks, leaving skin feeling less bristly than sandpaper at a porcupine convention.
At the Studio Styling Salon, Gina, one of the salon's nail technicians, tops fingertips with traditional polish. She's also added CND's chip-resistant shellac polish to her arsenal. These resilient hues deter dents and cracks for up to two weeks if wearers resist the urge to scratch every chalkboard they see.
Salon Mosaic's expert stylists Deana Campanaro and Ivana Maric sculpt the hair of men and women into personalized cuts. In initial consultations, stylists regale customers with follicular knowledge such as proper haircare and available style options. After trimming manes to the client's preferred length, stylists blow hair dry and whip resulting ’dos into the client's desired silhouette, from cumulus clouds to fedora-shaped trompe l'oeil.
Antoine Greige had a big year in 1987, when he established both his salon and his advanced training school, where the master stylist shares his expertise. A member of more than a dozen trade organizations and a world traveller, Antoine stays up to date on new styling trends that he and his staff bestow upon their clients. Their extensive styling menu includes everything from extensions to 12 types of perms, and aestheticians administer spa services such as mani-pedis and facials.
The scissor-handed stylists at Duets Hair Studio snip away at the strands on men, women, and kids. Newly shorn hair reboots with a full colour change or a permanent wave, and for those looking to lengthen their tresses, the team awaits with extensions affectionately known as bling strands. Lasting up to three weeks, bling strands adhere to heads without glue, special tools, or recycled gum. The staff further perfects features by waxing eyebrows, upper lips, and chins.