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A Touch of Heaven came to fruition under the direction of Andrea Sylvia, an aesthetician and former surgical nurse who dreamed of blending the pampering atmosphere of a day spa with the compassionate care of a doctor's office. Medical therapies appear throughout the extensive service menu, brightening complexions with pharmaceutical-grade skincare products from SkinCeuticals and trimming silhouettes with weight-loss programs. Nonsurgical face-lifts rely on microcurrent technology to diminish fine lines and visibly firm the skin, while the futuristic-looking alpha spa capsule combines the detoxifying benefits of a sauna with the rejuvenating effects of aromatherapy and vibratory massage.

In addition to these advanced treatments, traditional spa remedies such as manicures, hot-stone massage, and hugs from terry-cloth robes aim to quiet stressed minds and muscles. The spa also accents glowing complexions with glittering face and body art and donates all proceeds from the five-dollar service to Women at Risk, an organization devoted to combating human trafficking.

7733 West Newberry Road
Gainesville,
FL
US

Attraction Salon's experienced stylists, aestheticians, and nail technicians make a point of welcoming their visitors with open arms and plush salon chairs. Perhaps due to this uncommon hospitality, the salon has developed a reputation for serving a multicultural base of clientele that includes women and men alike. Stylists invoke a chorus of clips and snips with their shears, forming flattering shapes or enhancing the look and health of hair with highlights, deep conditioning, and texturizing treatments. Nail technicians busy themselves with the other kind of keratin, whittling nails into elegant shapes during manicures and pedicures or applying full sets of glittery acrylics. Faces likewise sparkle after one of five facials that cater to dry and acne-prone skin, rejuvenating complexions with cleansing and exfoliating techniques. On the other side of the salon, spray-tanning and waxing treatments prepare bodies for lounging on beaches or napping inconspicuously in bronze-sculpture gardens.

Suburban Professional Center, 4509 NW 23rd Ave, Ste 5
Gainesville,
FL
US

Glamour on the Go's team of beauty benefactors comprises a quarter century's worth of prettifying prowess, gussying up on-the-go guests with an eclectic slate of beautification services. Utilizing the same spray-tan apparatus used on Dancing With the Stars, guests can adorn skeleton suits with a safe, full-body tan that produces a UV-free, natural-looking golden hue that won't rub off on clothing, even if it is borrowed from a messy roommate in need of a lesson. Boasting an emphasis on expediency, Glamour on the Go executes its spray tans in half an hour, granting tan-takers the rest of the day to flaunt their tawny glow at pouty marshmallow men.

121 SE 1st St
Gainesville,
FL
US

Scissors Hair Salon has been providing top-notch noodle nest nurturing since 1982, imbuing each head of hair with a potent dose of glance-baiting dazzle. Customers can tame their wily manes with a variety of services, including a shampoo, cut, and style from one of the salon’s friendly follicologists ($32–$55). Lackluster locks are renewed with an all-over color ($54–$65) or partial highlights, which single out special strands worthy of pigmented pizzazz ($85). A manicure ($20+) and pedicure ($30+) pamper extremities in preparation of wearing open-toed sandals, fingerless gloves, or clear vases that won’t slip off. Scissors Hair Salon’s chic and minimalist décor creates an ideal place for body buffing and beautifying. Decorated in simple shades of tan and black, the salon distinguishes each workspace with large, unadorned mirrors allowing clients to marvel at their hair transformations like a cat marvels at an unmovable ball of yarn.

411 SW 2nd Ave
Gainesville,
FL
US

From within a picturesque two-story house, the friendly staff at Anu-U Salon & Spa dole out soothing spa services to clients in need of a pampering respite. Ease into the relaxation massage, which utilizes Swedish massage techniques to knead aching muscles with long, soothing strokes not seen since the days of therapeutic Nordic golf courses.

444 NW Main St
Williston,
FL
US

Licensed cosmetologist Brittany Shaara offers customized hair services to make masculine tufts and feminine locks gleam with glamour. Select a haircut experience ($31–$40) that commences with a consultation about desired style, hair characteristics, and tresses' happiest childhood memories. Brittany shampoos hair, clips coifs, and imparts styling wisdom for fresh 'dos. Highlighting veterans or neophytes can imitate failed satellite designs with a head full of foils ($90), and a partial highlight ($75) selectively distributes sun-soaked shades. A standard dye job ($65) remedies failed lemon-juice or melted-crayon experiments with shimmering shades. Add highlights ($15+) for multifaceted color or a spot-on tartan-kilt imitation.

1213 NW 6th St
Gainesville,
FL
US