Monica Hunter is part of the team at Issavia Hair Studio, a chic space with exposed brick walls, oak-framed mirrors, and antique furniture scattered tastefully throughout. Issavia Hair Studio staffs stylists and master stylists as well as renowned skincare specialists; Monica herself has experience working for a Conde Nast Top 10 Beauty Destination. At Isavia she helps clients regain healthy and radiant skin with treatments like microdermabrasion, which sloughs away dead skin cells to reveal a smoother, more radiant complexion. Isavia also offers facials and makeup applications as well as precision cuts, coloring, and styling?all of which can breathe new life into a client's personal style and increase their bathroom mirror's sense of job satisfaction.
With more than 10 years of experience to her name, Melissa helms one side of her eponymous salon while her sister and co-owner, Susan, lends her skills as a seamstress to the in-store boutique. The siblings’ signature blend of salon services and boutique luxuries sets them apart as a one-stop destination for those who like to mix their spa and retail therapies.
The sounds of clipping shears and contented sighs mingle on Melissa’s side of the salon, where she wields top-notch salon products that range from CND nail polishes to the individualized ointments of the Bioelements facial line. During haircuts, color services, and treatments for the face and nails, Melissa restores beauty lost to age or gambled away during high-stakes poker games.
SalonKarma pampers world-weary frontispieces with personalized skincare treatments in a soothing spa environment. The 90-minute SalonKarma signature facial is tailored to each client's skin type, dermal disposition, and favorite national anthem. Following a personalized skin consultation, a friendly, certified aesthetician will reanimate slacking skin through one of three specialized treatments, which include a thorough cleansing, exfoliation, and extraction to evict dead skin, dirt, and low-orbiting asteroids. The skinsperience culminates with a hydrating mask and stress-relieving facial massage.
Armed with a battalion of experienced aestheticians and scissor-wielding stylists, brush. salon dazzles the skin and hairscapes of its beauty-seeking clientele, all within the confines of an eclectic boutique space. Keep a captivating countenance with brush. salon's skin services, including the basic cleansing facial ($70), which uses gentle exfoliation to rid faces of pore-clogging debris and errant meteorites. Svelte seekers can pave a smooth path with an eyebrow ($13), chest ($40), or bikini ($28) wax, and those looking to tame wiry head bristles can opt for one of the salon's hair services, which range in price depending upon the level and electron shell of each stylist.
Patrons walking into Masse’s Custom Cuts’ power-blue parlor won’t experience the hurried haircuts and impersonal services of a big chain salon. The stylists at this locally owned studio exemplify individualized service for women, men, and children by discussing styles and recommending looks based on face shape and personal taste. During cuts and conditionings, they pamper heads with Matrix and Redken products.
Granby Village Health's wellness gurus cultivate healthful glows as they guide customers through a maze of local produce, organic groceries, and trusted supplements. Juice baristas blend up local fruit to make organic smoothies such as Helena's Fruit Paradise, packed with a medley of berry flavors sweeter than a first kiss between pastry chefs ($5.99–$7.99). Jumpstart brains with a hearty breakfast of all-natural oatmeal ($1.69/lb.), available gluten-free, or a healthy bunch of bananas ($0.69/lb.). Cardio-pumps hum along as smoothly as a jazz band of velveteen rabbits as Nordic Naturals omega-3 fish-oil capsules bolster muscles with nourishing currents ($17.45).