First Choice's trained stylists administer fashion-conscious haircuts and supplemental services for family members of any age. Professional tendril tamers sculpt a custom head shape to complement your own intriguing persona while providing tips to maintain the day-to-day style on the go, at home, and in the gypsum mine. Drop by on a dime for a wash, cut, and style (adults $15.95, kids $11.25), as no appointment is necessary. Primo primp masters opt for specialized styling ($11.50), colouring ($44), and highlights ($58). First Choice stocks a comprehensive spread of quality, professional products to maintain the most charming of coiffures.
The astute stylists at Magicuts elevate coifs with personalized attention and a wide array of salon services. With a classic haircut, mop mavens rid heads of split ends and uneven layers from a volatile breakup ($14.95), and a child's chop readies style rookies for a sandbox catwalk ($10.50). A shampoo and style pamper fatigued follicles ($18.95+) and a shampoo, cut, and style attend to heads with a glorious triumvirate ($29.45). Spiral strands with a perm ($55.95) or opt for all-over colour to stay disguised from wily subpoena servers ($41.95+).
Jo's Spa & Salon is a one-stop-shop for clients seeking relaxation and beautification. During an indulgent mani-pedi, a trained aesthetician will pamper punished paws with a foot soak and exfoliation before applying a coat of polish to undull finger shingles and toe shells. Or, after an hour-long countenance-freshening facial, a massage therapist will go to work, soothing sore shoulders with muscle-melting moves for a 30-minute relaxation massage. Beauty-seekers can make themselves comfortable within Jo's funky, mustard-yellow walls thanks to a friendly staff that is always willing to listen to clients rhapsodize about beauty concerns or their burgeoning wax vegetable collections.
Deirdre Whitten and her team at DeLavona Designs keep skin smooth with waxing and spa services. During a 30-minute Brazilian wax, the studio's talented aestheticians call on years of experience to completely de-fur patrons' nether regions. Each follicle loosens its viselike grip on hairs, leaving clients as smooth as a balloon at a jazz club.
Polished wooden floors absorb glittering sunrays that carry the sparkle of nearby St. John’s Harbour's waters as the beams break through a wall of windows framing the salon. Patrons with heads dappled in highlight foils or in the midst of a chic new haircut gape in awe at the stunning views, but Icons’ well-trained staff doesn’t skip a beat as they continue with their artful coiffing duties at their respective styling stations. The team’s focus and attention to detail is bolstered with ongoing training throughout the year, which keeps them abreast of current styling, colouring, and fashion trends. As a Kérastase and Shu Uemura salon, Icons’ crew maintains hair's health and stylish shape via a smattering of beautifying treatments executed with salon-calibre products from brands such as Goldwell and L’Oréal Professionnel. While specializing in the grooming of guests' topmost exteriors, Icons’ staff also revamps physiques with spa services such as facials to purify complexions or waxing services that prepare bodies for aerodynamic dives into office-appropriate unitards.
Using Sjolie products made with naturally derived ingredients, Rayleighn meticulously applies personalized spray tans to ensure even, natural-looking coverage. To keep hands from getting mixed up in illegal games of Cats Cradle, she also dabbles in nail artistry, cleaning and shaping nails, applying colour, and hand-crafting designs.