Snip split ends into whole-end perfection. Today's Groupon gets you $75 worth of hair care, skin care, waxing, and more for $30 at Streets Salon. Streets is an Aveda concept salon, which means its products are top notch, earth friendly, and the good kind of smelly that gets you the good kind of noticed by the good kind of people. Your Groupon is valid toward any of Streets Salon's services (not for retail products). Give your little sis a professional makeup lesson ($60) for her birthday, or get your legs waxed ($60–$70) to keep your skin smoother longer. Invite your hirsute honey or dreadlocked dad to a surprise makeover.
After a member of the Eyecandy staff guides you to a chair and consults with you about the best look to aim for, they'll whip frayed, stress-knotted head threads into shape with a full trifecta of salon services: a cut ($40+) and a color ($75+) in the idiom of your choosing, followed by a deep conditioning treatment ($25+) to defrazzle your frizz. With help from top-shelf product lines such as Aveda and Bumble and bumble, your hair will emerge sleek, shining, and free of trapped baby pterodactyls. A freshly styled head often translates into a youthful strut and a plethora of compliments from friends, strangers, and the insides of hats.
The MVP haircut is reserved for guys who want the brawn of a chiseled cut with the extreme adrenaline rush of a pleasant pampering. Following careful instructions or expert intuition, stylists can clean up the edges without sacrificing any degree of edginess. A thorough shampoo and scalp massage ensures an itch-free walk off, while a neck and shoulder massage with steamed towel leaves cleaned-up batters with the zonal focus to connect on any upcoming office pitch.
The team at Aura Salon goes the extra mile to make clients feel like their handprints belong outside Grauman's Chinese Theater. At the helm is hair and makeup artist Jeanna Seiner, who has worked with celebrity clientele including Reba McEntire and Dierks Bentley over her 15-year career. She and her crew use quality products to perform services such as cuts and color, feather extensions, and chemical straightening. Stylist conduct an in-depth consultation before each service and enhance a relaxing shampoo with scalp massage before creating a blow-dried style and teaching a mini lesson for recreating the look at home.The staff's skill set ranges from experience in the modeling industry to prowess in cutting hair that is fine, curly, or accidentally fossilized after a trip back in time. Patrons can accent their new looks with an eyelash extension specialist and stylists who double as spray tan technicians.
The highly trained stylists at Gloss look to the past for inspiration and reinvention. Aided by Davines products, they delight in experimenting with classic 'dos such as pompadours, bobs, and buzzcuts from steam-powered razors. They hardly shy from modern aesthetics, however—their cut and color menu bends to suit each client, and they keep well abreast of fashion's pulse, maintaining that style education is an evolving process. With stylists who have trained with Davines in Italy, Bumble and bumble in New York, and Goldwell in Los Angeles, Gloss's team represents a convergence of worldly expertise. Two of its members have toured with haircare brands as trend role models, imparting trimming tips to fellow stylists.
When it came time for Leticia Smith to pick a career, she decided to follow in her parents' footsteps and started Universal Hair Studio. She excels at a wide range of services, from basic cuts to more intensive treatments—striving at all times to highlight the client's best attributes. In addition to trimming and styling hair, she layers in highlights and massages in relaxers to release and straighten curls.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Shampoo, blow-dry, Titanium press-out
Brands Used: Design, Chi, Straight Request