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In almost 30 malls sprinkled across four states, Beauty Plus Salon beckons prospective makeover recipients with a fleet of skilled stylists and a colossal selection of professional beauty products. "The beauty industry never slows down," staffers say on Facebook, so "neither do we." That's why mall-goers find Beauty Salon open seven days a week. Between the retail shelves that average 500 nail polish colors, clients get gussied with services that pamper hair, skin, and nails.

180 State Rte. 35
Eatontown,
NJ
US

Inside a warm, historic home InSync Full Service Salon's professionals provide skincare, nailcare, and haircare services. Clients can slough away dead skin with diamond peels, remove unwanted fuzz with swift waxes, or pamper hands and feet with mani-pedis. Then, there are the salon's comprehensive hair services, which include cuts and beard trims, smoothing relaxers and keratin treatments, and conditioning and thinning-hair treatments. Check out the online gallery to see recent styling successes and evidence that the Internet still exists.

95 Main St
Matawan,
NJ
US

Whether it belongs to a man, woman, or child, the stylists at City Master Barbers know how to handle any head of hair. They specialize in color, imbuing strands with bold new hues, as well as subtle or flirty highlights. They cater services such as moisturizing hair treatments and updos to female clients, while treatments such as gray blending and facials with avocado masks are designed with men in mind. A complimentary, relaxing hot-towel treatment concludes each session.

4245 Route 9 South
Freehold Township,
NJ
US

In almost 30 malls sprinkled across four states, Beauty Plus Salon beckons prospective makeover recipients with a fleet of skilled stylists and a colossal selection of professional beauty products. "The beauty industry never slows down," staffers say on Facebook, so "neither do we." That's why mall-goers find Beauty Salon open seven days a week. Between the retail shelves that average 500 nail polish colors, clients get gussied with services that pamper hair, skin, and nails.

3710 Rte. 9 S
Freehold,
NJ
US

Bernadette Peters once entrusted her legendary crimson coils to Bruno Grillo, giving her something in common with Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, and Bret Easton Ellis besides their collective love of mud wrestling. Bruno, a hair-color specialist and FIT graduate who has worked alongside celebrated stylists Oscar Blandi and Oribe, attributes his talents to the close attention he pays to his clients' lifestyles.

Bruno has been featured on Sirius Radio's Martha Stewart Living and in the Brooklyn Paper, where columnist Lisa J. Curtis confessed to falling in love with him. To be fair, Curtis’s infatuation stemmed not only from Bruno himself but also from his team of aestheticians and massage therapists as well as the spa’s open kitchen, where complimentary cappuccinos are brewed. The salon's treatment menu includes facials, makeup artistry, waxing, and a range of massage modalities. In addition, Bruno and his staff invite brides—as well as unbetrothed guests—to pick and choose from this menu to enjoy customized days of beauty.

6911 Shore Rd
Brooklyn,
NY
US

With warm exposed brick and soft lighting, Creative Hair and Spa exudes relaxation before its stylists and therapists even get to work. Once they do, though, they expertly style hair, exfoliate skin, and soothe muscles with aromatherapy massages. It's all part of the team's mission to make every client feel pampered. But a focus on old-school service doesn't mean the staff eschews modern techniques?facials are custom-tailored using advanced skin analysis, while nails can be coated with gel polish that resists cracks for up to two weeks or a dozen thumb wars.

326 9th St
Brooklyn,
NY
US