Though she’s been in the styling industry for 15 years, Shannon Thomas still begins each appointment they way she did when she was first starting out: with a chat. In addition to catching up with clients, she uses these initial consultations to uncover her clients’ styling concerns and desires. After finishing her research, she crafts face-flattering 'dos by shearing away unwanted length and adding pops of color with highlights and lowlights. When not working behind a salon chair, Shannon travels to continuing-education classes to learn about emerging style trends, such as feather extensions or WiFi-enabled ponytails. She shares this newfound knowledge with clients, helping them continue their haircare regimens away from the salon.
Jayme Hawarah, with 11 years of experience, leads Shampoo Cut and Color Studio and has assembled a group of peers who share his enthusiasm for snipping and styling. This group includes fellow senior stylists Lee, who thrives at creating elegant up-dos, and Wesley, whose reputation for precision cuts and coloring treatments is well deserved.
All three stylists call upon an arsenal of products by MoroccanOil, B for Men, and Keune color when crafting their masterpieces. Aside from traditional cuts and styles, they specialize in color revamps, smoothing therapies, and waxing treatments that swiftly remove facial hair and painful porcupine quills.
Chances are you’ve seen stylist Kimberly Screws’ handiwork before—on the heads of local news anchors and internet freestyle rapper Ed Hardee. These local celebs entrust their appearance to Kimberly and her more than 12 years of experience and professional training in designer cuts, color, and waxing services. And because she conducts her beautifying services in Elite Look Productions, clients get their hair spritzed with such professional products as Sudzz FX, which replaces hair-stripping sulfates with natural honey and keratin.
Spa mani-pedis. Acrylic nails. Ombre hair color. Sun-kissed highlights. These are just a sampling of the many salon services offered at Perfect Nails & Hair. Inside the bright and open salon space, nail technicians clip cuticles, soak feet, and paint on an array of hues and nail-art designs. Elsewhere, stylists snip and design fashion-forward hairdos for the whole family, in keeping with the latest trends or to match a pet goldfish's mohawk.
At The Salon by Pat Cole at Harbour Village, a medical facial can mean different services for different patients. The emphasis on personalization could lead to varying combinations of extractions, exfoliations, chemical peels, and even the same treatments used for robot facials?radio wave treatments. Beyond facials, the salon offers manicures and pedicures, eyelash extensions, and hair styling and coloring.
Lisa D'Amico knows her way around haircare. Along with her colleague Donnie Clark, the two have more than 30 years of combines experience in the beauty and hair industry. Lisa administers her styling services, which include highlights, straightening, and blowouts, in addition to trims and color applications that complement your skin tone or your mood at that very second.