Over the course of Dana McDowell's prolific styling career, she's handled the heads of brides, models, and Bill Medley of The Righteous Brothers. Now at Bonnie's Hair Studio, she doles out razor cuts, color, and straightening treatments, as well as helpful at-home haircare advice on her Facebook page.
For more than 30 years, the team of dedicated shutterbugs at Wurzell Photo Studios has captured indelible images of generations of Toledoans. Whether they're shooting professional portraits in the studio or traveling throughout the region to capture weddings, special events, and sports games, team members combine an eye for artistry with years of industry experience. The photo experts also shares their know-how with aspiring shutterbugs in group and private photography classes, where they teach students shooting and editing techniques, such as how to remove red eye or crop out the ghosts that reside within most cameras.
Southern Roots Salon is a Eufora-certified salon, offering a wide variety of services to nurture noodle nests of all shapes and styles. Tame wily manes with a men’s ($18), women’s ($25+), or children’s ($13+) haircut, or spruce up lackluster locks with vibrant highlights ($65+). Pesky facial fuzz is eliminated with swiss-chocolate waxing services, available for lips ($9), brows ($11), and chins ($13). To fully freshen frontispieces, opt for a Motives makeup application ($30), which upgrades areas of interest into interesting areas of desire.
Natural Oasis: A William Edge Aveda Spa is an Aveda-concept spa fueled by the brand’s botanically inspired products. Licensed massage therapists administer the 75-minute elemental nature massage, which relies on a custom blend of Aveda aromas and a variety of massage styles to target sore muscles as effectively as a laser sight on a glove targets a high-five partner. A questionnaire precedes the elemental nature facial so that aestheticians can cosset face plates in scents and products selected according to the client's preferences and beauty needs.
The MVP haircut is reserved for guys who want the brawn of a chiseled cut with the extreme adrenaline rush of a pleasant pampering. Following careful instructions or expert intuition, stylists can clean up the edges without sacrificing any degree of edginess. A thorough shampoo and scalp massage ensures an itch-free walk off, while a neck and shoulder massage with steamed towel leaves cleaned-up batters with the zonal focus to connect on any upcoming office pitch.
Salon Luxe is a fashion-forward hair salon staffed by a team of hair whisperers who are committed to leaving clients happier than the day they were hatched. Each haircut (a $40+ value) begins with a thorough consultation where hair owner and hair cutter can braid their respective visions into a sleek, intertwined concept. The collaboration results in a pleasing new 'do that is further enhanced with a partial highlight (a $75+ value) or full color (a $55+ value) using natural, 99% plant-derived Aveda products. To complete the look, a deep-conditioning treatment (a $25 value) is richly applied to nourish and moisturize stiff head bristles, leaving them as peppy and bouncy as a cheerleader wearing flubber shoes. The trio of services is performed in the salon's aesthetically pleasing, turquoise-tinted interior that features comfy chairs sprouting from clean wood floors.