The stylists at Salon Nouveau 2 LLC aren’t newbies to the hair industry; many have more than 10 years of experience, including sharpening their shears at continuing-education courses hosted by Paul Mitchell, Redken, and Aveda. But as seasoned as the hairdressers are, they are also humble.
The stylists at this Aveda-focus shop always take ample time to consult with their clients. This includes examining skin tone and face shape as well as discussing beauty preferences and lifestyle habits to land on the ideal style. They then get to work trimming split ends, coloring strands with dye, and taming rebellious frizz with a Coppola Keratin Complex treatment and a very, very stern look.
Mavida Salon encourages its staff to collaborate artistically with each client to create looks that are both modern and manageable. Its talented stylists, colorists, and makeup artists perform each service at full-length mirrors, allowing them to consider the complete picture while keeping an eye out for pirates. Aside from custom cuts, the intimate, burgundy-walled salon specializes in single- and double-process color and extensions as well as La-Brasiliana hair-smoothing keratin treatments, which counteract frizz for up to four months.
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Whether clients seek hair extensions, mani-pedis, or waxing, they can turn to the expert staff at Elegant Beauty Salon. In business for five years, the salon has an extensive service list that covers hair, skin, and makeup; they even enhance eyes with dramatic faux mink lashes.
Danuta Sudol refreshes visages at her Evolution European Beauty Salon. She breathes new life into hair with trendy cuts and highlights. On the skincare front, chemical peels wipe away dirt, acne, and excess oil so faces are properly prepped for makeup applications or face paintings.
Elite Hair Studio & Spa's staffers travel to New York, LA, London, and Paris for frequent training, returning to the studio with newly acquired skills to better meet client needs during custom services. The stylists begin treatments with a complimentary consultation to determine the cut angles that will flatter cheekbones or what blend of hair color will accentuate complexion, eye color, or the necklace that can't be removed due to a curse. Through signature facials, the aestheticians evict blemishes, and nail techs pamper long-forgotten cuticles before overshadowing them with gleaming polish. Before treatments, the staff directs guests to recumbent leather chairs flanked by wood-framed mirrors and furnishes each visitor with cucumber-infused water.