The aestheticians at Salon Italiano elongate lid wisps by individually applying extensions to each lash. Over the course of about 2.5 hours, eye experts secure ocular stalks with a firm yet flexible hold using NovaLash Platinum Bond adhesive, fluffing eye fringe to a fuller look that can extinguish building fires in a single wink. The extensions typically last the life cycle of each lash, which naturally sheds in about six to eight weeks.
The warm, friendly aestheticians at Natural Alternatives calm and smooth distressed dermises with a gentle, yet stalwart arsenal of plant-derived treatments, including the botanical skin-resurfacing facial, an alternative to microdermabrasion. With little to no irritation and inflammation, this facial bastes skull sheathes in solutions boosted with the powdered mineral tourmaline, resulting in smoother skin texture, decreased pore size, and the luminosity of a freshly scrubbed super nova. Afterwards, blank frontispieces are adorned with the rich, autumnal pigments of Aveda's fall makeup line, concurrently exposing their owners to a bevy of prettifying tips and techniques.
The aestheticians and stylists at Natural Beauty Salon and Spa approach beauty with an Eastern philosophy, treating skin, hair, and nails with 100% all-natural products. In a warmly lit space with flowing drapery, soothing candles, earth tones, and private treatment rooms, beauty tech Kelsey helps patrons to melt pounds with herbal body-slimming wraps or far infrared therapy that can burn up to 1,200 calories in 60 minutes.
Thirty natural facial masks add authenticity to Swamp Thing costumes and nourish skin with angelica root, carrot, and mung bean, and hot foot wraps and salt-glow treatments luxuriate clients from head to toe. As a full-service salon and spa, Natural Beauty employs massage therapist Megan to find stress hiding behind sinewy knots, and experienced hair sculptors tame tresses with soothing keratin treatments and fashionable cuts.
Stephenie at All Dolled Up Hair & Nail Studio, a home-based salon and spa, pampers guests with hairstyling and nail services, which can be paired with standard or hot-stone massages for ultimate relaxation. She prepares clients for special events by curling tresses into soft ringlets, straightening strands, or styling hair into braids. In addition to standard, Shellac, and acrylic mani-pedis, she sweetens hands and feet with Keyano Aromatics oils, creams, and lotions in various scents, including mango, cranberry, and chocolate.
Since 2001, when Sophisticuts Salon first swung open its doors, its stylists, aestheticians, and massage therapists have created an environment of head-to-toe pampering. While 27 stylists tend to keratin treatments and highlights, the salon staff keeps busy with deep-tissue massages, body sugaring, anti-aging facials, and pedicure services that remind clients which little piggy went to market.