Arcayne Salon's amiable nail techs buff away finger flaws with a host of paw-beautifying services. During the basic mani-pedi, keratin stylists shear and shape talons before decluttering cuticles. A moisturizing balm sinks into nail beds while patrons point out their preferred polish color amid a shower of massaging fingers ($20). Under-ankle appendages steep in a balmy bath while piggy pamperers clip and file nails, intermittently massaging legs. A citrus scrub and hydrating lotion unveil feet radiant enough to sport new hues or open-toed combat boots ($35). Guard hard-working digits against chipping with an OPI Axxium Gel System manicure ($50), a roughly 45- to 90-minute treatment enlisting lacquers that last up to two weeks.
Featured on Style Network's_Split Ends_, Rapunzel Salon is a ladies-only beauty boutique that specializes in hair extensions and hair replacement. The hair emporium keeps an arsenal of all-natural human hair on hand, giving clients the opportunity to have floor-length locks installed on the same day as the initial consultation. Rapunzel's beauty genies can work with all hair types, ranging from fine to damaged to coonskin caps disguised as hair. Each skilled stylist will also help in selecting the best lock-thickening method from a long list that includes classics such as clip-ins, wigs, Hair Dreams, Paris Hilton's Dream Catchers, and more (prices vary depending on length and stylist). Aside from extensions, Rapunzel Salon offers a variety of standard salon services such as haircuts ($90+), blowouts ($50+), and more.
Wax & Tan—it's not just the business name, but a straightforward description of what you do while there. A nearly full-body selection of waxing services for men and women includes everything from the forehead to the toes, and all treatments are performed with 100% natural hard wax. Spray tans can be applied to the face, half body, or full body, using a paraben-free solution that is sugar-based and quick-drying—like the world's best beach towel.
Tim Palmer's walls are filled with various diplomas and certifications in the field of aesthetics. But perhaps his most important skill is one that can't be learned in a class: his ability to make both men and women feel comfortable in a spa setting. While some male clients often experience a bit of trepidation before going in for treatments such as waxing, Tim's experience in working with both genders has made him a go-to technician for hair removal, facials, and peels for both sexes. Tim's extensive studies have also included bodywork.
After gaining more than 10 years of hairstyling and coloring expertise at a South Beach salon, Danny Dillon opened his eponymous shop and now uses his hair-handling know-how to perform an array of services. Alongside his staff of stylists, Danny beautifies male and female locks with cuts and color treatments plus smoothing keratin treatments and elongating hair extensions.
Brownes' 75-minute signature manicure and pedicure (a $70 value) will pamper your finger shingles and toe shells. Surrender your appendages to the care of experts as they undergo a salt soak, scrub, and massage. Nails will be buffed, rebuffed, filed, and given an extremely French 'do. You will also receive your choice of eyebrow treatment—give your brows some time apart with a wax (a $19 value) or a tweeze (a $24 value). The massages at Brownes & Co. soothe the work-weary body and soul. A therapeutic rescue massage (a $105 value) utilizes deep-kneading tissue techniques to undo knots and built-up tension, whereas the Well Being massage (a $105 value) synthesizes aromatherapy oils with a multitude of refreshing massage techniques. The combination Swedish and shiatsu massage (a $95 value) ends the longstanding feud between Sweden and Asia by conducting relaxing peace talks on your back. Relight your internal furnace and felxibilify your tense muscles with a Rock Your Kasbah hot-stone massage (a $105 value). Go online to schedule your appointment.