The experienced master stylists at Princeton Salon and Spa overhaul coifs with customized salon services that employ plant-based Aveda products. At the onset of each one-hour haircut appointment, the stylist consults at length with the client to determine hairstyle goals and penchants for standing in wind tunnels before cleansing and soothing scalps with an Aveda stress-relieving treatment and massage. Scissors snip tresses into personalized cuts before sculpting locks into a sleek style. Mane-tamers also add full or partial foil highlights using Aveda’s 97% naturally derived color, which adds subtle shimmers or all-over tinting to hair canvases. Like a greedy child's visit with Santa, appointments for full highlights typically last about three hours.
With the time it takes to soak up the sun's rays or make it out to the tanning salon, getting a deep summer tan can be hard on a tight schedule. That’s why The Heat Tanning tries to make beautifying routines a little easier by offering salon hours that extend into the late evening and mobile airbrush tans that let clients darken in the comfort of their own homes. Wherever they decide to take advantage of the service, airbrush clients select from the salon’s three shades of Norvell HVLP tanning solutions, which can mimic anything from a long day at the beach to a long century in a sepia photograph. The salon also features four tiers of UV beds furnished with varying numbers of bulbs to speed up and strengthen tan accrual.
Paul Bennett has spent more than a quarter century honing his cutting and coloring skills, establishing a personal style and gaining the experience to bring customer visions to life. Appointments begin with clients nestling into their chairs amid the studio's modern decor and consulting with their stylist about their 'do. Questions about lifestyle and aesthetic preferences alongside considerations of face shape and hair texture guide hair tamers toward sculpting fresh new looks that avoid cookie-cutter styles such as the flat top or the gingerbread man. Paul Bennett and his team also specialize in coloring and highlighting, mixing up a vibrant palette of shades and hues to pop volume and vigor into hair.
From inside Image Salon, where dark-hued walls give way to gilt mirrors and original artwork, Angela Wilbanks lets her talent shine. The color specialist brings more than 15 years of experience to her cutting station, where she expertly updates hues using Goldwell color. A cache of Pureology products allows her to protect these color-treated tresses. Additionally, Angela twirls tendrils into special-occasion 'dos and sprinkles in highlights to add more depth than the Grand Canyon on Philosopher Discount Day.
Ashley Terrell at Image Salon distills a decade of styling experience into each appointment. With products by Goldwell and Schwarzkopf, she performs her specialty: color treatments. She may render a color tint, foil highlights, or shade glossing. Ashley also can shine hair through keratin express treatments or complete basic haircuts for women, men, and children.
Rhonda Perkins, the owner of Hair Essence, has known hair was her calling since she was a child and swapped hairstyling services for candy. Perkins and her staff cut and style hair, add length and volume with weaves, and combat frizz with keratin treatments.