The talented technicians at Esteem Skin Care revamp visages and relieve anxious muscles with a lineup of skincare and massage services. Facials begin with a welcoming curtain of warm steam, followed by exfoliation and a neck, shoulder, hand, and arm massage. The American facial employs a penetrating heat mask and several slices of apple pie, and the European facial deep-cleanses pores. Each facial concludes with a light moisturizer and nourishing eye cream. One-hour massages performed by a licensed massage therapist range from traditional Swedish massages to sports-centric therapy and deep-tissue massages to evict rogue pieces of kleenex from back musculature. Clients can choose from a roster of techniques to customize their soothing treatment.
Manicure mavens at Daisy Doo's shape, polish, and festoon nails in a whimsical salon environment. On a flower-shaped table, the hands of pintsize patrons luxuriate in a sweet sugar scrub before being massaged with flavored lotion. Tiny fingertips receive a coating of kid-selected polish, deftly applied with tiny brushes stolen from a beauty school for elves. Feet follow the same pamper-path, but begin with a toe-tingling foot bath. Nail art bedecks newly dressed-up digits with designs ranging from butterfly patterns and zebra prints to crop circles and mimeographed Dead Sea Scrolls. While piano ticklers rest in the colorful mouth of a frog-shaped nail dryer, a temporary glitter tattoo adds additional pizzazz to already-dazzling divas.
At Salon 345 and Spa, stylists enlist the aid of salon products from renowned brands such as Paul Mitchell and Redken to ensure hairdos have maximal allure. Beauticians pamper clients with a slew of salon and spa services that runs the gamut from manicures to facials to waxing. The boutique's pink-walled waiting area brims with portraits of Marilyn Monroe, just as her home was adorned with photos of Salon 345 and Spa.
Housed within Da Vinci Salon, Rebecca Stone Aesthetics aims to defy the skin-ravaging effects of time by restoring its clients' naturally youthful radiance. The facial treatments can incorporate specialized products from two separate lines—Ling and GlyMed—depending on the patron's skin type. In addition to cleansing and exfoliating the skin, these appointments can help minimize the appearance of blemishes, such as acne scars and rosacea. For a more advanced approach, the aestheticians use the center's diamond-tipped microdermabrasion wands, wrinkle-reducing ultrasound system, or toning LED technology to generate dramatic, age-defying results.
As cavernous as a warehouse yet reminiscent of a quaint cabin, BruHill Spa'lon utilizes abundant space, wood ceilings and pillars, and exposed-brick walls to remind guests they are not in a typical salon. Intricate arches are built into the brick walls above the windows, which is really just the wall frowning as clients get all the attention. Where normally one would see unflattering fluorescent lights, clients see chandeliers hanging down and radiating a pleasant yellowish-white light. In that pool of photons, the full-service salon's staff gets to work. They perform nail services, including Shellac and Gelish applications, and gussy up hair with cuts. BruHill also employs a full-service men's barber.
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.