Though the stylists at Verve Hair Design each bring their own flair to the salon, they begin each appointment in the same way: with a consultation. Afterward, they get to work turning clients’ visions into reality, whether they seek a cut and style, highlights, hair extensions, or a permanent straightening treatment. The stylists supplement each session with natural products from brands such as L’Oréal, Schwarzkopf, and Moroccanoil, making hair stronger and more beautiful than the queen of bodybuilder prom.
Most Popular Service: Hot stone [and] deep-tissue massage, reflexology
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Rapha Rehab's therapists combine the disciplines of physiotherapy, chiropractic, acupuncture, and massage into cohesive treatments for clients. After providing clients with a cup of hot coffee or tea, the staff leads them to private treatments rooms. Here, therapists work to relieve tension and pain through massages, which may use natural and ayurvedic oils to reduce friction between the therapists gliding fingers and the client's skin. The wellness experts also help rehab injuries and treat conditions such as chronic bronchitis, IBS, and multiple sclerosis.
The staffers may have clients take advantage of Rapha Rehab's air-therapy rooms and its recreation area, which boasts a variety of weights and cardiovascular equipment. Plus, they can outfit clients with orthotic shoes, inserts, and even prosthetics.
No matter your hair type and length, Nouveau Hair Gallery can make it stronger, healthier, and more stylish. The salon's specialties include Japanese hair straightening and RE+5 keratin treatments, both of which work to impart long-lasting sleekness to strands, as well as damaged hair repair treatments, which breathe life back into over-processed locks. The staff?which includes an award-winning Goldwell color technician?can also tackle celebrity-inspired cuts or multi-color applications. The former is a coloring technique that includes pre- and post-color treatments and results in a multi-dimensional shade that's so vibrant, it could convince the color wheel to go take a good long look in the mirror.
At Soft Touch Spa and Hair, the face, body, hair, and spirit receive equal attention. Treatments such as a Shahnaz Gold facial or organic anti-aging treatment keep fine lines and wrinkles at bay. The staff also pampers everything below the neck with slimming body wraps and 60-minute massages. Other services include haircuts, makeup applications, mani-pedis, and paraffin-wax treatments that keep the feet as smooth as a baby's first pickup line.
Under the direction of Ali and Annie Dornajafi, senior hair stylists and consultants at Colour Central Hair Studio brighten and style their clients' natural hats with products by Kérastase, Chi, and Matrix. While the team specializes in tinting tresses, they work to provide complete salon experiences with deep conditioning and straightening treatments, as well as haircuts that incorporate odes for each strand snipped. Amid the salon's modern environs, wall-mounted televisions, free Wi-Fi, and complimentary coffee and tea lend a patron-friendly vibe.
At the ultra chic Fifth Avenue Boutique Salon & Spa, crystal chandeliers dangle from the lofted ceiling and styling stations boast white salon chairs and giant mirrors surrounded by thick black frames. Besides the occasional plant and the green throw pillows on the couch in the waiting area, the only vivid color in the black-and-white salon is on the heads of clients, who sport bright red and chestnut hues.
The stylists here also create more subtle looks, including ombre color, as well as chop off split ends, twist locks into pretty updos, and apply hair-smoothing keratin treatments.
Additionally, the full-service beauty center offers nail and massage treatments, plus a wide range of exfoliating skincare treatments, everything from microdermabrasion to a pumpkin peel that is almost as good at infusing the skin with vitamins as wearing a jack-o'-lantern over your head.