Aspirations Salon’s bright green walls and light wood floors surround stylist Magan as she slathers Redken products into clients’ hair and divorces unwanted strand length from their heads. She also imbues manes with a new hue or highlights that range from a soft golden tone to the color of your favorite jelly bean.
Drew Potter respects his clients' hair as well as their health. That's why he douses scalps with all-natural products during each of his precision cuts, color treatments, and texture services. Schwarzkopf color omits all ammonia and hydrogen peroxide to guard hair against excessive drying. Certified-organic Neuma products use vegan, gluten-free ingredients, which clients always find out right before the conversation segues to lentil-soup recipes.
For the last 17 years, stylist Julie has honed her craft in the art of hairstyling. She has earned specializations in personalized Goldwell coloring services and Helix Hair Designs, a scientific method of cutting hair that creates natural curl and volume. She displays her talents inside The Motif Hair by Design alongside other professionals dispensing mani-pedis, expert beard-shaping, and horn-waxing services.
The students at Scholars Cosmetology University trade their notebooks and pencils for scissors and nail files, studying the latest techniques to master soothing spa and salon services according to the State Board of Cosmetology's standards. Clients can count on expert care with services both complex and simple, from basic haircuts and facials to corrective hair-color treatments and braids.
The College Store stocks its scholarly shelves with a serious selection of Michigan State University apparel and merchandise. Prevent upper bodies from going naked into the world with a raspy-voiced Izzone T-shirt ($18) or prep yourself for an ivory-towered death match with a plush Spartan helmet ($19.99). Turn buckeyes green with envy with a 2010 Big Ten Championship hat or let your academically aggressive tween profess his or her loyalties with a stylish pair of kids' scrubs ($15.99). The College Store also carries an extensive gift section featuring pennants ($14.99), tailgating cups ($3.99), and MSU basketball backboard pins ($4.99) so neighborhood gym rats can run miniature post-up drills against your flexed bicep.
The blow-dry bar at Salon Karma wrangles thick, long, curly, and straight hair into silky-smooth finishes using nothing more than water, shampoo, a blow-dryer, and a brush. The staff also works with any hair type during cuts and coloring treatments and offers nailcare and tanning services. In addition, they take their show on the road with on-set hairstyling for films, photo shoots, and trendy magazines.