Though Denise Dixon's touch is subtle, the permanent cosmetic effects she creates for her clients run the gamut from demure to dramatic. She fills in patchy eyebrows, infuses lips with a natural pink hue, and makes eyes pop with rims of charcoal eyeliner. As a licensed cosmetologist certified in permanent cosmetics, Denise wields her pigmentation tools with expertise and caters her services to each of her clients. In addition to standard makeup services, she can help reduce the appearance of scars, stretch marks, and alopecia.
Amid earth-toned walls and posters of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley, the stylists at Persona Hair Salon and Spa concentrate on gussying up their clients and carving out an oasis of relaxation. Haircuts, coloring treatments, and mani-pedis give customers a fresh look, and relaxation blossoms inside private massage rooms. There, therapists conduct Swedish and sports massages, soothing aches and working out tension. Persona tops off its services with reiki treatments, facials, and waxing services.
The Great Clips empire spans more than 3,000 salons across North America, where a collective of over 30,000 stylists wait, ready to tend to hairstyles. At these salons, no appointments are necessary?though an online check-in system aids those who wish to skip any potential lines by adding their names directly to the haircut queue. And to aid their new hairstyles, customers can peruse a line of gels, conditioners, pomades, and tea-tree oil shampoos and body washes.
The staff at All For You Hair Nails and Waxing tends to clients from head to toe. They snip basic haircuts bolstered by a wash and style, and control frizzy, unmanageable locks with smoothing keratin treatments, rather than just taking them to obedience classes. Moving south, the staffers also upgrade fingers and toes with classic mani-pedis, chip-resistant Shellac polish, and acrylic nails.
Florescent lights loom overhead like glowing butter pats, illuminating cherry-red walls and black-and-white checked floors. Amid these cozy accents, skilled stylist Mallory Stotts can craft styles ranging from classic waves to modern punk layers with jazzy highlights. Clients can also solicit Mallory's waxing expertise to remove unwanted hair from eyebrows.
The master stylists at The Hair Studio at Faux Finish create custom-designed looks. A new look can be subtle or dramatic, from a fresh cut and style to a pop of color or clip-in extensions. Regardless of the style rendered, the stylist take time to chat with each guest beforehand about their desired new looks.