Wen Chic Image Bar, one of Aveda's first blow dry bars in the U.S., offers styling blow outs, hair extensions, and makeup application services. There are no haircuts at this upscale salon—just licensed stylists helping clients perfect their existing dos, whether that means straight-as-an-arrow strands, sassy curls, or fanciful updos for a special occasion. They'll also complete patrons' looks by performing a range of makeup services.
Charlotte Williams, doesn't just want to create exquisite hairstyles for her clients?she wants to give them a better look than anyone else could, including the Genie from Disney's Aladdin and Ice Cube's character from Disney's Barbershop. She has successfully honed this competitive nature in haircutting battles in the United States and abroad, where she scored accolades for her cuts, colors, and styles.
Today, Charlotte inspires her stylists to satisfy each client as they twist hair into updos, relax stressed hair, and touch up color, in addition to a host of other salon services. Charlotte and her staff members are also color educators who specialize in Enjoy professional haircare products, which are organic, vegan, and designed to be gentle on sensitive skin, unlike the business end of a pro wrestler's hand.
Tailor Made Hair Designs' proprietor Gerald Harris knew he made the right career decision when he found himself with more than 20 clients his senior year of barber school. He went on to graduate in the top of his class from Houston's Modern Barber College and now works alongside stylists Charlotte Williams and Churtee Phillips, creating new looks with everything from routine haircuts with fades to full perms.
Far more than a mere hair salon, Tailor Made Hair Designs also offers massages, waxing, and makeup applications, and it maintains a positive connection to the community by offering monthly haircuts for the homeless.
Toni J, also known as Katy, grew up around beauty professionals. When she was a little girl, she watched her grandmother press hair in the kitchen and tagged along with her mom whenever she went to her cosmetology classes. Today, Katy skillfully sculpts multicultural manes with formal styling, precision cuts, color, and extension techniques and draws from an arsenal of products by DevaCurl, Goldwell, Paul Mitchell, and Pureology. When she isn't working on everyday dos, Katy designs coiffures for runway models, and this work has earned recognition from EncoreHD Hair Magazine.
Serenity Salon not only respects its clients, but also the earth. That’s just one of the reasons the stylists at Serenity Salon sprinkle their clients manes with all-natural, gluten-free Surface professional styling products, made of botanical oils, vegan proteins, sugars, and corn starches. These products accompany stylists' skills during signature cuts, styles, conditionings, and shampoos that seal in moisture and block out humidity, which can cause mold and unruly flyaways. To complement styling services, the salon offers color services, Babe hair extensions, and Brazilian keratin treatments.
Upon entering Rock Paper Scissors Hair Studio, guests are greeted with a warm welcome at the check-in counter before being asked to wait for their stylist in a plush red chair that never giggles. Once called, they make their way to a hair-washing basin, passing a framed poster of Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, which is an appropriate image considering the salon’s simple elegance. Within its intimate confines, the skilled stylists go to work cutting, coloring, or reworking strands into new styles or stunning updos. In addition to hair services, they specialize in facial waxing.