The stylists and aestheticians??some of whom are trilingual??at Via Rio Hair Salon specialize in Brazilian beauty services that render both frizzy tresses and fuzzy body parts silky smooth. In addition to Brazilian keratin treatments, they also administer cuts, color services, and perms. Body treatments go beyond the Brazilian wax to include luxurious facials and soothing massages, and nail techs primp hands and feet with mani-pedis using traditional or shellac polish.
Stylist Caroline Absalom brings more than a decade of hairstyling and weave-manipulating experience to her station at Tease Hair Salon. Her extensions add length and volume to short or thin tresses, opening up a world of glamorous 'dos and potentially record-setting beehives.
Edward Harlan Scott II owes his passion for hair design, at least in part, to his parents. As a musician, Scott's father emphasized creativity, and his mother stressed the importance of education and training for a career he would love. So, after arming himself with a pair of shears at the age of 14, Scott honed his skills at the Vidal Sassoon Academy of New York and the Graham Webb Academy. Today, he has been working in the fashion and beauty business for more than 20 years, educating for John Paul Mitchell Systems, contributing to numerous photo shoots, and traveling across the country to learn the latest techniques.
At his salon, Scott and his band of tress tamers put this extensive experience to use. Amid warm sunbeams and cool black accent furniture, they sculpt hair into dramatic styles, framing faces with accentuating color, readying brides for their big day, and using extensions to lengthen locks clipped short while head-banging next to a box fan.
The artfully weathered wood walls at Lalu'a Nails and Spa lend the space a rustic charm that's balanced out by bright red leather pedicure chairs, which invite clients to kick back and dip their feet into the bubbling footbaths. Once clients choose a color from the rainbow of nail-polish options on the wall, they settle into a cushioned chair for manicures that can include creative and intricate nail-art designs. Whether they're performing mani-pedis or waxing treatments, the attentive staff helps guests relax while they beautify their skin and nails.
An oasis is a retreat from the everyday, a safe haven from stress and negativity. The therapists at Enomis Oasis Spa strive to cultivate a similarly serene environment and invite their clients to enjoy pampering treatments in a state of complete relaxation. Detoxification services, such as colonics, ionic footbaths, and steam baths, work to deport impurities from this republic of respite, whereas acupuncture, reiki, and reflexology help keep energy levels balanced.
The stylists at T2 Hair Studio rely on high-quality products and their own creativity to give clients the haircuts they desire. The stylists' expertise also encompasses all-over color and highlights, extensions, relaxers, and keratin treatments, which leave hair shinier and smoother than a newborn robot.