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.
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.
Salon Herdis's amiable aestheticians pamper nails, hair, and skin with doting care and ample experience, earning them the title of Best Hair and Nail Salon in the Valley by the Valley Advocate. Treat a mother, grandmother, or fairy godmother to an afternoon of luxurious rejuvenation, beginning with the 75-minute custom facial, where an epidermal expert will scrutinize skinscapes, mapping any oily or dry patches (an $85 value). According to the surface conditions observed, a team of appropriate Dermalogica treatments will get to work cleansing, softening, and discreetly tugging the corners of the mouth into an enigmatic smile. Up top, hair nests then bask in a luxurious shampoo and conditioning during which the stylist befriends each individual follicle, later peer-pressuring it into a stare-worthy style (a $30 value). Finally, in addition to traditional buffing and polishing, the spa manicure includes an extended hand massage and your choice of either a paraffin dip or aromatherapy mask (a $35 value).
Ear piercing may not be a typical salon service, but it’s on the menu at Totally You Hair Studio. That’s because the stylists here strive to accentuate their clients’ faces with haircuts, highlights, updos, and, of course, shiny new earrings. To help them in this quest, they rely on high-quality products from Paul Mitchell, GKhair, and Original Sprout, which manufactures nontoxic products that can also be used to pamper the outside of your hazmat suit for once.