Lashelle's Lash Bar's list of services proves that the shop offers lash looks for all occasions. They deck out peepers in individual or strips of lashes, crafting everything from subtle touchups for girls' nights out to dramatic fringe for Twiggy look-alike contests. All of their lashes are made from quality materials, including mink and human hair. To complement their specialty, the aestheticians also offer facial, waxing, and nail services.
Whether she's asked to construct a towering updo or simply trim back locks, Cherae Miles manipulates hair with ease. Her shears snip away unwanted locks, and her hands skillfully add length with sew-in extensions or a sprinkling of Miracle-Gro. And by adding highlights, Cherae gives manes a pop of color and newfound depth.
Sandra Cody’s hands are well versed in the art of Swedish, deep tissue, prenatal, and hot stone massages. Each therapeutic massage session works to reduce pain, alleviate tense muscles, and increase flexibility so clients can finally start to massage their own backs.
Massage Heights, a small local chain with a location on Jacksonville’s north side, is therapeutic massage and skincare done right. From within the well-appointed walls, trimmed with dark woods, recessed lighting and flush with luxury linens, customers can expect resort-level treatments from certified massage therapists and estheticians. Customized one-hour massages, hot stone therapies and rejuvenating facials are available to all, with a unique monthly membership program available that allows repeat customers to return regularly for discounted services. That means reasonable fees for the services provided and the level of attention to detail that is paid at Massage Heights, from the dim sconce lighting and walnut flooring to the calm, relaxing staff.
Practice makes perfect. And Organic Touch Massage's Le'Tequia Spates, known as "Tiki," has had her fair share of practice, graduating from the Alpha School of Massage with more than 300 clinical massages under her belt. With that muscle memory guiding her, she renders massages in modalities such as Swedish, deep tissue, and hot stone. She even uses special techniques to mitigate headaches, reversing the effects of listening to a bandsaw cut through a bandsaw.
For Melissa "Star" Williams, creating glamorous hairstyles has been at the center of her career since 1996. At Williams & Company Beauty Studio, she and her fellow stylists cut and color hair, nourish damaged locks with conditioning treatments, and sew in extensions. With each completed look, they strive to instill their clients with feel-good vibes and self-confidence.