Haircuts and highlights are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to pampering clients at PeterAshley Hair Salon & Day Spa. Trained massage therapists work out tense muscles, and aestheticians extract dirt and loose change from pores during facials. A nail technician is also on hand to dispense mani-pedis.
The friendly Smart Tan-certified staffers at My Tan Factory point patrons in the direction of UV beds that build tans in 10- to 15-minute sessions. My Tan Factory offers relaxing horizontal beds with amenities such as misters and air conditioning for comfort, and vertical booths for individuals who prefer to tan while practicing the yoga tree pose. The salon's resident airbrush expert has spray-tanned more than 1,000 people over the course of four years, and accelerates drying times with a standup drying booth.
Valerie Pellegrino’s skills as an aesthetician and makeup artist work well together when revamping clients’ visages. Customized facials zone in on gently combating everything from stubborn pimples to excess oil to dry and flaky skin. Once problematic skin is vanquished, Valerie paints blank canvases with airbrush makeup and fake eyelashes long enough to braid.
Luminous Glow, Inc. owner Barbara Clark dismisses the sun’s harmful UV rays and orange tanning products in favor of using organic products from Lavish Tan. Developed by a Neutrogena chemist, Lavish Tan’s patent-pending solution is made from natural ingredients, including a brown-sugar base that’s derived from apples. The natural formula eschews the usual beet- or carrot-fermented extracts of other blends, thus avoiding the unpleasant aroma and tangerine undertones of other spray tans. Luminous Glow, Inc.’s bronzing artists custom-spray limbs with coppery mist during 20- to 30-minute sessions, leaving bodies as expertly shaded as a elm tree in a da Vinci painting.
Customers glow with both bronze skin and big smiles upon leaving Wicked Tan, a spray-tan focused business located inside of Hair Studios at Four Corners. Four different types of spray tanning are available, including an original solution and an express tan that's ideal for quick lunch-break visits. Helmed by a certified spray-tanning technician, Wicked Tan also sells high-quality AVIVA skincare products. Spray tans are UV-free and can effectively cover up uneven lines caused by being out in the sun or sleeping on freshly painted park benches. Wicked Tan recommends that clients shave and exfoliate before their visit and avoid applying moisturizers, body oils, deodorant, and perfumes. They also encourage clients to wear flip-flops and loose-fitting garments to make sure the tanning solution does not come off after the treatment.
Pure distilled water and sound waves are the only weapons an ultrasonic facial needs to attack blemishes. The sound waves distribute healing compounds into the pores, ones designed to fight sunspots, acne, and dry skin. With added microcurrent therapy, the treatment also boosts collagen to trigger healing that continues after the facial ends.
The ultrasonic facial is just one of the contemporary skincare treatments at H. R. Wellness. Facials with Eminence Organic products, chemical peels, mani-pedis, and waxing round out the service list.