Seasoned stylist and owner Benito Barron oversees Soho's team of tress trimmers as they primp tousled manes with the latest L'Oreal Professional Concept products and styling techniques. A full, ammonia-free coloring enlivens head plumage with vibrant tones, and a European-inspired haircut keeps follicles at a manageable length so they're unable to reach into strangers' pockets for loose change. As an added boon, a hair-humanitarian nurtures famished coifs with a deep-conditioning treatment that reinforces and protects hair. Hair services can be completed in a few hours time, which eyes can spend getting lost in Soho's chic, floral wall designs and decorative foliage.
The staffers at Posh Tanning Studio unveil three levels of UV tanning booths that transform dull complexions into bronzed, glowing facades. These luminous vessels allow clients to stand up or lie down while they absorb warm rays. Prior to emerging from tanning beds, guests can nourish their pores with lotions by Designer Skin, Australian Gold, and Swedish Beauty, nourishing their pores with vitamins, silicone emulsions, and bronzing systems. In addition to one-time tanning sessions, the studio also offers multi-session packages and unlimited plans that further prove the sun is obsolete.
Circo Hair’s masterful shears shaman Crystal summons beauty from cranial canvases with care and attention to detail, draping her clients in stylish cheetah-print capes to protect clothes from wayward snippets. After carefully determining how new hairstyles will best complement each woman ($25–$30), man ($15), or child ($12–$15), Crystal shampoos tresses, trims them into a fresh new ‘do, and expunges them of loitering water beads during a thorough blow-dry. A spectrum of coloring services ($50+) imbues locks with new hues to match any photo or celebrity toupee trading card. Or opt to evict unwanted follicular forests with a facial waxing ($10 per area).
Named for the Hawaiian word meaning "the beautiful one," Kanani Salon strives to prettify clients with sundry salon services. The hairstylists apply products from Schwarzkopf and Neuma while trimming, coloring, and styling locks. Nail technicians, meanwhile, prink fingers and use OPI lacquer to paint tiny likenesses of the always-colorful cafeteria from Saved by the Bell across all 10 nails.
Hair Xtraordinare?s Cheyenne Wright molds her clients? hair with products by Tigi, Sexy Hair, and Redken. Cheyenne displays her knack for coifs, rendering cuts, partial highlights, full highlights, and toner treatments. Nestled in their own little nook, Cheyenne and her fellow stylists craft new looks against a red-wall backdrop, which supports a decorative pair of giant scissors. Her salon also features a stately wooden reception desk and a waiting room with gray-green walls that recite the words, "fashions fade, style is eternal" near a swirling-wire wall ornament. Wicker chairs and magazines cozy up next to a stone fireplace with a snowman in between to prevent fires, and white shelves support rows of colorful bottles.