Salon Tua Nails & Spa's tranquil environs and accommodating staff help visitors abandon the stresses of the week as they indulge their bodies in relaxing spa treatments. During the 80-minute optimizer facial, an aesthetician daubs faces with a mixed solution of phytobiological actives to tighten skin and improve slumping facial posture better than a pair of cheek crutches. The facial's ingredients also work to strengthen complexions and improve skin tone. Body beautification extends to appendage enders with the cuccio naturale spa manicure and pedicure, which moisturizes skin on the hands and feet with a wrinkle-reducing formula comprised of papaya enzymes and guava nectar anti-oxidants. A callus treatment and scrub then smoothes out rough skin before a mask and lotion hydrates epidermises like a Gatorade bubble bath.
Loves Hair Salon's tress technicians straighten unruly locks with a combination of skilled hands, high-end products, and more than 30 years in the salon business. During a Bio Ionic treatment, an experienced stylist swathes head toppings in a mix of more than 30 natural minerals that emit negative ions to keep egotistical follicles in check. Once inside follicles, the ions convey water deep inside hair to rehydrate and refresh parched strands. Sporting a refurbished set of shiny, silky locks, head mops can go back to creating more messes than they clean as onlookers drool over the smooth, easy-to-manage figure for the next three–six months.
At Releaf Day Spa, experienced nail technicians lavish fingers and toes with professional nail-care services. During a 75-minute gel manicure, a nail pro sculpts talons, restrains encroaching cuticles, and scrubs away lifeless cells before applying blankets of CND Shellac, a durable UV-set gel polish that can last up to two weeks on natural nails and deliver the winning edge in games of paper football. The 75-minute spa manicure supplements basic grooming and standard polish with a dip in paraffin wax to hydrate the skin, a hand-and-arm massage to release limbs laden with tension, and aromatherapy oils to relax and untangle frazzled fingers. Alternatively, clients can opt for nail extensions, annexing digits with a full set of thin, flexible, Backscratchers extensions that sustain color for weeks at a time without harming the natural nails below. Releaf's cheerily patterned wallpaper, gilded mirrors, and vintage furnishings add a sense of eclectic fun to serene, unhurried service.
A specialist in hair health, cuts, styles, and up-dos, Sindica Young has been cutting hair for over 15 years. Though a fan of vintage and conservative cuts and looks, Sindica is no stranger to the latest styles, and relishes the chance to craft creative styles for her clients. She offers natural cuts, shampoo and styling services, straightening treatments, and color services, such as full or partial highlights.
When stylist Gigi Schools was fresh out of beauty school more than three decades ago, she beautified her clients without the use of keratin, Chi thermal straightening, or many of today’s top brands. Now—sprinkling scalps with professional Bed Head, Matrix, and Paul Mitchell products—she makes use of these modern techniques to achieve a wide variety of classic and trendy looks. Precision cuts, iron works, and coloring services also fall from Gigi’s versatile fingers, with her skill honed over years of conducting hair shows in New York.
After honing her shear-wielding skills in the Big Apple, Diana Ernandez packed up her kit and headed to Tampa. There, she makes gents look more dapper with fades, infuses ladies’ manes with glamor using highlights, and gets hair stylishly chunky with razor cuts. To help in her beautifying mission, she unleashes a slew of high-end products, such as American Crew, Bed Head, and Redken.
Inside SalonLofts, Angelo draws on more than 25 years of experience as he sculpts new 'dos using products by Rusk, Goldwell, and Macadamia Natural Oil. He always starts his sessions with a free consultation to ascertain his clients' needs before snipping, adding highlights, revamping color, or eliminating frizz with keratin treatments. He can also shape eyebrows into graceful arches that flatter coifs.