Alaric Health Beauty & Wellness helps people look and feel their best with a bounty of amenities, including massage therapy, hair services, skincare, and dietary supplements. An onsite fitness center provides access to cardio and strength-training equipment. Men's and women's haircare and bodycare treatments can strip hair from backs, add permanent waves to hair, or buff rough patches of skin off faces.
Jayme Hawarah, with 11 years of experience, leads Shampoo Cut and Color Studio and has assembled a group of peers who share his enthusiasm for snipping and styling. This group includes fellow senior stylists Lee, who thrives at creating elegant up-dos, and Wesley, whose reputation for precision cuts and coloring treatments is well deserved.
All three stylists call upon an arsenal of products by MoroccanOil, B for Men, and Keune color when crafting their masterpieces. Aside from traditional cuts and styles, they specialize in color revamps, smoothing therapies, and waxing treatments that swiftly remove facial hair and painful porcupine quills.
Avanté tousles tresses with tools that include Aveda's line of aromatic, plant-sourced products and smoothes skin tones with waxing and tanning services. Enhance come-hither looks and secret-code waggling with deftly shaped brows ($13+), tamed with two kinds of plant-based wax and soothing ingredients. Freshly cut and blow-dried hairdos ($22+ for men; $45+ for women) and fortifying color treatments ($25+) give an instant jolt of good-hair-day karma. Much like the red accent walls that enliven Avanté's pristine white interior, hand-airbrushed spray tans ($25) conjure a healthy glow without the unhealthy effects of UV radiation,
The staff at Blush Beauty Salon & Day Spa are well aware that the little things matter when it comes to looking your best. Their manicures and pedicures, for example, maintain peace of mind in addition to nails by using organic and vegan products, and their massages dispel tension and stress to complement any outwardly beautifying services. Pores can feel refreshed with facials, and hair is treated to high-quality care with everything from simple bangs trims to full-on color treatments and cuts. With a hot-pink accent wall and cushy chairs outfitted in damask print, the salon’s decor gives off a relaxing vibe that further manifests its stylists' attention to detail.
Drawing inspiration from the old-school barbershops of times past, where barbers would take their time with each cut and shave, International Blades and Shears staffs master barbers who perform numerous deluxe grooming treatments for men. Barbers offer both clipper and scissor cuts, each conducted with detail and focus, as well as soothing hot-towel shaves that render skin soft and refreshed. Other services include men's manicures and pedicures, facials, and massages. Ken Moore, the president of International Blades and Shears, is a military veteran who's spent more than 15 years working as a barber.
Even before taking their place on the massage table or in a heated pedicure chair, customers who walk into Elite Salon & Day Spa have a sense of the luxurious relaxation they can expect. They're greeted with complimentary beverages before being ushered into softly lit private rooms where candles flicker, and stress is submerged under a wash of relaxing music. Among other services, aestheticians improve skin with facials that use Repêchage products, a seaweed-based line manufactured in the United States. For those who need a getaway from family responsibilities or a stressful job turning the sun on and off every day, spa packages sequester guests in serenity for three to seven hours.