Eco Chic Salon's owner and master stylist, Billy Enriquez, fuses style with sustainability at his environmentally friendly studio. Natural, eco-friendly haircare products, plus resource-saving steps such as low-draw lighting and product-bottle recycling services, allow patrons to enjoy a pampering session without sacrificing green ideals, as required by many ammonia-handling stylists and endangered-panda massage therapists.
Client comfort is one of the top priorities at Allen Somers Salon?and there's no better way to put people at ease than to provide a super-skilled staff. For starters, each stylist at the salon boasts years of professional hair experience. That dedication to the craft beyond just haircuts can be seen in the specialties of stylists such as Shawnee, who not only colors and straightens hair, but also attaches hair extensions using five different methods.
Going above and beyond typical nail care, technician Mindy uses odorless and natural products during each mani-pedi to keep her clients comfortable. In the nearby facial rooms, clients are eased into a relaxed state by aesthetician Sylvie Ellen, who brightens and tightens skin with customized facials and La Maison by Clayton Shagal anti-aging skincare. Clients also know that at Allen Somers, privacy is paramount?that's why styling takes place in semi-private booths and mani-pedis and facials each get their own room.
MyBlow LA’s concept is simple: they do blowouts, and they do them well. Whether clients want a wavy, bohemian look or loose, romantic curls, the stylists can render a customized blowout to create the desired look. The blow-dry bar’s straightforward specialties have earned shout outs from Teen Vogue, the Los Angeles Times, and Daily Candy. Conveniently, clients can be in and out with a new look in as little as 30 minutes, as long as it takes Clark Kent to change into Superman now that he has to build his own phone booths.
Toni & Guy-trained Christina Waterworth brings the latest haircutting and coloring techniques to Beauty Heaven. After consulting with clients to discover their desired style, she cuts hair and adds all-over color or highlights. A trained makeup artist, she also dolls up clients' faces and teaches them how to identify different fruits when tasting nail polish.
Aesthetician Giti Ghanbari comes to Illumination Skincare and Hair Design by way of Beverly Hills. It was there that she studied under a top industry dermatologist; now, with more than 15 years of experience, she runs her own salon and spa, offering haircuts and coloring for men and women as well as European facials, back facials, and microdermabrasions.
Mon Cheri Salon & Spa's stylists began beautifying local clients in 1970 as one of the business in the brand-new Irvine Industrial Complex West. They endured changing times and styles and pursue that same mission today. One of the newest recruits to their cause is Zari, an experienced stylist and colorist who wields her shears for the community staple.