Salon owner and educator Monique Perez-Marini has spent 25 years developing her vision, technique, and training in New York and Florida. She has worked alongside hair luminaries such as Nick Arrojo from What Not to Wear and Hollywood stylist Jos? Eber. She and her team offer fashionable cuts, ginger-infused Paul Mitchell conditioning treatments, and Pravana keratin applications with less than 0.01% formaldehyde. Monique?s specialty is color services, and she uses Matrix formulas that are free of ammonia and, like the best sleeping bags, enriched with softening oils. The salon will use any requested professional color line.
At Color Trendz Salon, stylists transform ordinary strands into chic, face-framing styles with help from Moroccanoil, Kenra, and Matrix products. Beneath the glow of gold chandeliers hanging overhead, the team snips, highlights, and colors locks, allowing clients to admire their new coifs in plenty of floor-length mirrors. Meanwhile, private spa rooms ward off the cacophonous noises of blow dryers, chatter, and screaming split ends, and instead, they surround customers with soft candlelight in preparation for a facial or wax. Nail technicians do their part to pamper clients as well, thanks to massage chairs and manicures and pedicures that make use of OPI and Essie polishes.
Zen Aveda's ingredient philosphy is “what you put on your body should be as healthy and natural as what you put into it.” This means the right products, and the right staff to administer those products. Aveda as a brand is one of the largest purchasers of organic ingredients in the personal-care industry, so the product side is covered. As for staff, Salon Zen Aveda stylists are all certified and trained in the latest cut and color techniques. Clients may also solicit the salon for waxing, lash extensions, or a specialty makeup applications for an event, a night on the town, or your professional miming gig.
As a third-generation stylist, it's fair to say that James Blake has barbacide in his blood. When customers walk into his salon, he wants them to be overwhelmed with warmth––free chocolates, fresh coffee and tea, and the soothing scent of Onesta's plant-based shampoos. Styling is always tailored to the individual's features and personality. Guests can solicit one of James's skilled hair techs for a bold cut and color treatment, or request a specialty botanical keratin blowout to straighten and fortify unwieldy hair.
Anyone can pick up a pair of scissors and start snipping locks into cute bobs and cottontails, but it's rare to find someone who goes on a five-year vision quest to refine their styling skills. Fortunately for the people of Naples, Allante Salon has corralled a savvy staff of stylists who have all spent at least half a decade honing their craft. Now, whether a client wants a simple trim or chic ombre highlights, this team is perfect for the job.
Palm trees sway and trickling waterfalls welcome guests entering Billy Salon Gallery. Inside, owner Billy Holsey and his staff attentively pamper clients with services such as hairstyling, highlights, color, and nailcare. Furnished with cushy couches and decorative lanterns, the salon's waiting room exudes a homey ambiance, which is heightened by the fact that your mom is waiting there to drive you home after your appointment.