At Midtown Beauty Bar, experienced stylists and aestheticians cut, color, or wax off hair, and nail technicians decorate nails with regular or gel polishes. Then there are the makeup artists, whose airbrush system effortlessly dispatches a fine mist of pigment, unlike a hose filled with foundation. The result is a naturally glowing complexion and more even skin tone.
Named after the Greek word for me, em?na spa centers on the individual through a bevy of complimentary amenities, soothing d?cor, and pampering services. The doting staff stays true to the spa's namesake, ushering clients into one of six private treatment rooms for a revitalizing microdermabrasion or detoxifying peel accented by organic products, cutting-edge technology, and aesthetic know-how. Stylists at a full-service salon and nail technicians pore over features with attentive services that elicit youthful beauty. For full-body enhancement, massage therapists unearth tension through four modalities as licensed physician's assistants target unwanted hair and skin blemishes with GentleMax laser technology.
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.
Free Time’s roots extend all the way to Italy, and date back to 1988, when the first of 32 centers opened. Now in 9 countries around the world, the salon boasts highly trained stylists who cut new do’s on men, women, and children. They also refresh monochromatic manes by adding hints of color with tinsel or highlights.
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.