The Mane Obsession is a Redken Platinum Salon in which master stylists sculpts tresses into modest follicular masterpieces. Hair services, such as a spring-cleaning cut ($25–$48 for women, $15–$32 for men), mow skullscapes into aesthetically pleasing frontier, and a bang trim frees eyes from the tyrannical rule of egotistical strands ($6). Colourists switch natural hues from doldrums to vibrancy with the application of highlights ($55–$78), and protect entire heads from freezer burn with a full-foil ($70–$93). An intense conditioning service can rid hair from permanent winter windsweptedness more effectively than applying nymph breath or never riding in a convertible ($11 add-on).
Altered Ego prunes the tussled tresses of its customers, transforming dishevelled mop tops into hairy extensions of individual vim and charisma. Each visitor can ease into a comfy seat and recline a scraggly scalp while a skilled stylist strokes strands with a rejuvenating Redken shampoo. After adolescent angst has been washed out, snippists will cut away split ends and craft an alluring 'do that fetchingly frames faces and draws more attention than a trash can fire at a fireman’s convention. Once follicles have been jettisoned onto the floor, Altered Ego's coif connoisseurs can spiral shiny manes into a posh style that is sure to captivate coworkers and envious ice cream cones alike.
Luce Hair Studio spruces human exteriors using the expertise of highly trained staff members and high-quality, innovative products. The salon's digit decorators pare and polish patrons' hand and foot talons, halting the encroachment of advancing cuticles and buffing out scratches, dings, and the consequences of squeezing an octopus. Nailcare experts then apply polish designed to last without chipping or smudging. Hands and leg-hands undergo these ministrations within Luce Hair Studio's stylish downtown and East End interiors, distinguished by warm tones, windows, and the complete absence of doors.
Helmed by owner and stylist Paulette Guelph, Trendsetter Hair Clinic morphs languid strands into radiant tresses with beautifying salon services. Patrons eager to augment existing head plumage can festoon locks with a pair of feather extensions available in vivid colours such as pink, green, and blue, along with more reserved hues such as black and invisible. A dexterous coiffeur affixes the ornithological additions in a matter of seconds, giving locks a quick and eye-catching upgrade. Alternatively, stylists can lavish mops with rejuvenating treatments such as a wash and style ($35) that cleanses begrimed manes before caressing strands into polished shape and thanking them for their cooperation. A conditioning treatment and scalp-massage therapy ($65) nourish follicles and relax craniums exhausted from constantly preventing brains from floating away in thought bubbles. Hair extensions ($100–$300+ for hairpiece and installation) hailing from brands including Revlon, Sensual, and New Image impart locks with extra length and added material for ponytail crafting.
Celia Piper, master stylist and proprietor of Flair Home Hair Studio, employs her extensive experience working with senior stylists and colour technicians and her continuing education in advanced cutting and colouring techniques in order to help her clients find their most becoming hairstyles. She operates from the comfort of her own home, eschewing what she refers to as the "assembly-line" feel of downtown salons, and her keen eyes and hands perform precision cuts, stylings, and colour services with Moroccanoil and Schwarzkopf products. A complimentary consultation precedes all visitations, during which time clients can disclose their desired hairstyle and the exact number of marshmallows they can stuff into their mouth.