A warm, welcoming salon, Boardroom provides masculine customers with grooming services in a relaxed, upscale environment. Designed to be reminiscent of a 1920s country club, The Boardroom is outfitted with plush leather chairs, a pool table, a chess board, and an antique bathtub full of flaming stock certificates. Relax with a complimentary beverage as a stylist gives you the Benchmark, the salon’s signature service. After a personal consultation, guests receive a revitalizing shampoo and scalp massage, a cut tailored to personal style requirements, a cleansing re-shampoo and conditioning, and a finishing-touch styling before stepping back onto the street with a freshly tuned-up ’do. Going beyond particular follicular needs, the package also includes a paraffin hand dip, a moisturizing facial, as well as a steamed hand towel and complimentary beverage. With The Boardroom’s reputation for quality service and client satisfaction, guests need not worry about arriving at the next important meeting with a single sideburn or a surplus of side-ponytails.
Having begun as a single tanning shop in Greenville during the autumn of 1990, Ultratan has since blossomed into more than 70 locations throughout the Carolinas and Georgia due to its popularity and commitment to quality service. Over the years, the collection of spas has accumulated numerous awards such as Best Tanning Salon from the Daily Gamecock for providing the best equipment in both tanning beds and spray-tan technology. As a member of the International Smart Tan Network, its commitment to safe tans also encompasses a passion for keeping their customers educated about responsible tanning routines and never tanning without a helmet.
The staff at Simply Sassy Kids Spa knows that children aren't immune to stress, whether it's caused by school, sports, or convincing their parents to eat broccoli. That's why its colorful, pastel-hued salon aims to relax young girls and instill them with positive self-images. They accomplish this through services that add kid-friendly touches to spa classics, such as mani-pedis with bubblegum hand soaks and fizzy, ice-cream-scented footbaths. The pint-sized pamperings—which also include updos and makeup application—delight girls during everyday visits as well as parties, which let kids nibble cupcakes atop cushy beanbag chairs.
Since 1981, the experienced beauticians at Nina's New Image Salon have been extricating rogue hairs to reveal smooth skin surfaces. Using a combination of mind control and the clinging powers of heated wax, the professional pruners slim and shape eyebrows ($15), smooth underarms ($30), and de-hair lower legs ($50). Skin-smoothers can also opt for a full-facial wax ($45) to refine all surfaces of smile mantles, or revitalize torsos with a back or chest waxing ($60 each). The waxing session leaves skin free of fuzz for up to eight weeks, which is exactly how long it takes to mash eight potatoes with a pin.