Mary Ellen Connelly brings a lot to the table. Aside from being a licensed massage therapist, she's a nutrition expert and personal trainer with résumé cred at a health center and multiple New Jersey spas. She uses her unique perspective to tailor Swedish and deep-tissue therapy to clients' bodies as well as their lifestyles. Mary Ellen also ramps up relaxation with bodywork add-ons, such as aromatherapy oils to calm visitors' minds and peppermint cream to exfoliate and moisturize their feet.
Vibrant yellows and rust red hues wrap around Salon Da Vinci as staff members pamper clients with custom hair, nail, and waxing services. Stylists stay loyal to the Paul Mitchell brand as they concoct new hair colors from the backroom’s wall of dyes, which glimmers like a rainbow at a discothèque. The team uses the brand’s rejuvenating shampoos and conditioners to lavish suds upon manes at grey shampoo bowls framed by a tropical-island mural. Staffers also present a wall of nail polishes that foretells the application of Solar Nail acrylics, LCN gels, and traditional polishes.
Six pedicure thrones, each saturated with a periwinkle hue and sectioned off by gauzy fabric, further indulge guests, while private treatment rooms provide a quiet retreat as technicians wax away unwanted hairs. Salon Da Vinci’s staff works hard to stay on the edge of beauty trends and techniques by taking continuing-education courses, including calculus to enable them to solve equations for the area under a hair’s curve.
Beach Bum Tanning's high-tech beds, sunless booths, and tailored beauty treatments regularly appear in press outlets such as Allure magazine. The salon's heated Mystic HD booths spritz bodies with vibrant pigment while warming skin to ensure optimal and even color saturation without having to bear-hug King Midas. Certified Airbrush Artists also implement customized airbrush tans over 150 ways by using a combination of fine-point-guided and wide-point-guided guns to shade and contour a custom-tinted tan to the body's curves, bends, and highway overpasses.
The experienced and educated staff at Salon Three Sixty focuses their efforts on hair and nails. Using products by Thermafuse and Goldwell, they cut, style, and color hair. With OPI and Essie nail products, alternatively, technicians perform a full slate of manicures and pedicures, even adding hot stones or nail art. The staff can complement their core services with waxing and makeup application, as well.
Skin Basically's licensed aesthetician, Marina Bratshpis, pampers a clientele that has included both royalty and celebrities. And it's no wonder a reported menagerie of high-profile clients has flocked to her—Marina boasts international training, including time spent as a skincare educator at Le Pli Day Spa in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With experience behind her in both skincare and nursing, she welcomes clients for relaxing and rejuvenating epidermis-focused treatments. Marina performs various facial treatments, drawing upon exotic ingredients such as Avène water from the Cevennes Mountains, flaxseed powder, and flakes of children's drawings.
Founded by registered nurse Corina Ianculovici, Mirelle Medispa refreshes countenances with cosmetic dermatology under the medical direction of board-certified Drs. Mona Awad and William Keating. Medical-aesthetic professionals fight aging with injectable treatments, microdermabrasion, or the Vampire FaceLift, a unique procedure that blends hyaluronic-acid fillers, platelet-rich plasma, and peer pressure to convince cells to grow new, younger-looking skin.