The diverse team of aestheticians, stylists, and massage therapists at Elizabeth Adam Salon and Day Spa combats bad hair days and dry spells in beauty sleep with a full slate of services for men and women. In a serene spa that towers above the teeming Michigan Avenue thoroughfare, practiced hands beautify and revitalize weary physiques and gargoyles on lunch break with treatments such as laser hair removal, keratin smoothing therapies, and nutrition programs. The distinguished spa's facials, which treat visages to more than 20 styles of epidermal rejuvenation, have been featured in both Chicago magazine and Today's Chicago Woman magazine, and the delights of its pedicures have been highlighted in the glossy pages of Allure.
Inside Ultimate Exposure Tanning Centers' Chicagoland locations, a full lineup of UV- and spray-tanning equipment infuse skin with a healthy summer glow year-round. Individual sessions in the automated spray-tanning booths—such as VersaSpa—or UV beds gild bodysuits for nights on the town, and unlimited monthly packages fashion a continuous golden hue previously only available to sunbathing satellites. The salon stocks a variety of tan-accelerating lotions from Swedish Beauty, Australian Gold, and Designer Skin, which deepen bronze hues and moisturize skin to fashion a long-lasting radiance.
In her more than 17-year career, Melinda Rodriguez has participated in fashion shows for Nicole Miller and Armani, and crafted styles for such notable personalities as actress Jane Seymour and Latin-pop singer Chayanne. To expand the reach of her red-carpet styles, she founded Roque Beauty Lounge, a spacious salon and spa where a team of energetic style experts draw on experience in Chicago, Miami, and London to craft face-flattering looks that adhere to the salon's shared creative vision. Here, three tiers of stylists perform services at prices that match their individual experience level while using products by Moroccanoil. Roque Beauty Lounge also houses The Lashe Spot, where lash technicians accentuate eyes by shaping brows and amplify lashes with synthetic extensions.
Located on a trendy stretch of real estate a pop fly's distance from Wrigley Field, Nas Salon & Spa keeps its hip North Racine facility uncluttered by excess products and commotion even while beautifying nails and hair. Dramatically aimed track lights illuminate pristine hardwood flooring, and exposed-brick walls surround plush reclining pedicure chairs and mirrored salon stations. During Cubs baseball games, clients who phone upon their arrival are treated to complimentary valet service, eliminating the challenge of finding a parking space and fending off irate umpires stationed at every parking meter. The salon’s staff performs massages or waxing services with a friendly demeanor expressed in the Serbian word nas—properly pronounced nosh—which translates to our.
Within whitewashed walls punctuated by deep-blue accents, the stylists and aestheticians at FM Hair Studio treat clients to services ranging from hairstyling to waxing and facials. Ladies can book appointments for professional coloring services or touchups, refresh their faces with chemical peels, or prep for fancy events with professional makeup services and lash extensions. A roster geared toward guys invites gentlemen to drop in for haircuts that include complimentary paraffin hand dips, hot-towel wraps, and scalp massages. Waxing services cater to the hirsute needs of both men and women, as aestheticians evict unwanted follicles during eyebrow touchups, Brazilians, and back waxes that optimize aerodynamics for shirtless skydiving.
Dynamic Salon beautifies clients from moptop to toe within a three-level boutique that doles out salon treatments, makeup services, and chic attire. Trend-savvy sales associates help customers select a stylish outfit from the boutique's selection of threads, with new pieces arriving every two weeks via delivery truck or employed cat. Outdated hairstyles reform into runway-worthy configurations on the salon floor, and experienced stylists fortify locks with top-shelf products by Osis and S-Factor. Countenances prep for time in the flashbulbs with artist Irma on the makeup floor deploying Smart Chic Makeup palates?precustomized color mixes that pair well for daytime errands, nights on the town, and midafternoon spelunking.