When it comes to adding pizzazz to hair, the stylists at Purple Zebra Salon have plenty of options in their repertoire. They can add volume with updos, give locks wavy makeovers with perms, or brighten strands with highlights, color, or feather hair extensions from Featherlocks. The team's skills aren't limited to the hair on your head—lashes and brows, for instance, can be rejuvenated with subtly applied extensions and permanent makeup. Each beautifying session takes place inside the salon's cozy yellow-and-purple interior, where, sure enough, there's a white image of a zebra on the purple back wall.
European glamour fuses with clinical expertise at Bella Derme Medical Aesthetic Center, home to medical-grade spa services. A laser-certified physician oversees treatments such as IPL photorejuvenation, which can reduce signs of rosacea and broken capillaries via light pulses that even skin tone more effectively than dipping oneself in wax. Alternatively, clients iron out wrinkles with the smoothing power of noninvasive dermal fillers such as Botox and Juvederm, and prettify visages with waxing treatments, facials, or exfoliating crystal-free dermabrasion.
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.
With a sprawling front porch, 10-foot ceilings, and a dramatic interior archway, the Craftsman-style bungalow that shelters this beauty oasis hasn't lost any of the charm it has cultivated since its construction in 1908. Red and blue trim adorns the outside, mirroring the beauty found within in the form of hardwood floors, decorative wood molding, antique furniture, and a fireplace.
The experienced aestheticians of Forever Beautiful Salon & Wine Spa, the house’s current tenant, tend to nailcare, massage, hairstyling, and skincare services amid the splendid architecture, which is illuminated by chandeliers in every room. These spa specialists tackle skin and hair woes armed with elixirs from Obagi, Redken, and Paul Mitchell, and beautify clients with permanent cosmetics and mineral makeup—mined in Sri Lanka’s famed lipstick caverns. Sometime in the near future, spa patrons can head to the attached two-story structure, a former garage apartment built in the ’30s, and unwind further with little treats from the soon-to-be dessert café and coffeehouse.
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.
Licensed aesthetician Celeste McGee abandoned more than two decades' worth of corporate ladder climbing in order to pursue her true calling: making people feel beautiful. Today, her clients can see evidence of that passion in the array of dermal services Celeste offers, from microdermabrasion and body polishing to airbrush tanning. But before she administers any beauty services, she consults with clients to foster effective and fully custom treatments.