Since Albert Brown established his namesake salon in 1962, his staff, which includes his veteran-stylist sister Margaret, has glamorized guises with a plentiful menu of salon and spa services. Hair experts sculpt and paint coifs with dexterous hands using products by Paul Mitchell and Redken, and specialists refine exterior details with careful waxing treatments and gleaming OPI manicures. The image mavens also specialize in wedding-day primping, lavishing and elegant up-dos, as well as pampering nail services for brides, bridesmaids, and sentient wedding cakes to further elevate the momentous occasion.
A friendly local staff of professional aestheticians and makeup engineers invigorate visages in Make Me Up's intimate boutique setting. Lug in your mug and entrust it to one of the expert licensed specialists, who will wax away unwanted fuzz from your arches in quick and efficient fashion. You'll leave the premises with a noggin that feels expertly shaped and symmetrified, confident to field any prolonged streetcar stares or ace magnifying- glass-modeling tryouts. Call ahead to make an appointment.
Glamour Therapy's artistic doyen, Natalie Chosa, wields her talent and aesthetic knowledge with skill, earning her the trust of heads such as John Goodman, Brad Paisley, and Jason Lee. Specializing in sculpting coiffeurs and painting facial canvases to complement her subjects' lifestyles, Natalie will conduct a consultation to determine the most suitable service for each client. If a client is stranded on an island of dead ends, the masterful stylist will unsheathe her scissors and tame unruly manes for men ($40) and women ($60). With a proper makeup application ($75), skeletal masks can accentuate their natural cheek and jaw lines to lead the eye to their most radiant feature: glow-in-the dark teeth. For those with unwanted brow shrubbery, a precision tweezing will mold stray hairs into pristine arches, great for crossing flooded eye ponds ($25).
From a mansion in the historic Magazine District, Duke Morgan, The Spa’s cosmetic custodians pamper overworked appendages and forward-facing façades with rejuvenating spa-and-salon treatments. Duke Morgan and his talented staff begin each session with a consultation, crafting treatments based on skin concerns, desired results, and favorite prime-time awards shows. Quick-dry Shellac gel manicures bless nails with an unmussable mirror finish and are paired with a soothing hand massage to leave digits deft and gesture-ready. Like nicknames and personal-size rain clouds, Dermologica facials choose their owners carefully, from a redefining contour-mask facial imbued with pore-shrinking potions to an age-reversing facial packed with potent vitamins and exfoliating hydroxy acids. Treat overclocked bods to an essential-oil massage, which sends messages of relaxation to the brain via aromatherapeutic scents while destressing tense tissues with energy-releasing acupressure.