Salon Schools Group's student cosmetologists magnify outer allure under the supervision of expert instructors, perfecting their talents with a mélange of beautifying salon and spa treatments. Scissors swoop in to eliminate excessive fringe during a stylish trim ($7–$11), and a set of foil highlights helps locks achieve new hues without running through paintball crossfire ($37–$40). The invigorating kneads of a rosemary essential-oil scalp massage condition strands for luxurious silkiness ($15), and a range of facials targets epidermal maladies and infuses skin with aromatic scents ($30–$35). Free an upper lip or eyebrows of unwanted fuzz with facial waxing ($7), or coddle jack-o'-lantern stompers with a scented pedicure accompanied by a scrub and new coat of polish ($25–$35).
Modern lights hang from the salon's ceiling like glowing yellow roses as skilled staff members adorn nails with high-end polishes by brands such as OPI and CND Shellac. N2 also offers nail services reflective of the season, such as pumpkin-spice mani-pedis for the fall.
Founded by Heather Snyder and her husband, Joe, Island Tans of Reynoldsburg bronzes bodies with conventional booths, stand-up booths, and spray tanning. Their most basic bed, the Classic, imbues skin with a darker hue in 15 minutes, while the Ultimate Bed harnesses the power of 52 bulbs to tan bodies in seven minutes. They also carry a full line of tanning lotions, including accelerators, bronzers, and moisturizers from Designer Skin, Australian Gold, and Devoted Creations.
Under the trained guidance of a board-certified surgeon and a registered nurse, the specialists at Discover Allure Skin Centre take a well-rounded approach to skincare that emphasizes both in-office and at-home attention. Every facial they perform incorporates sun protection to ward off UV damage, retinoids to keep skin firm, antioxidants to slow the signs of aging, and dermal growth factors to kindle cell renewal. As clients begin their appointments, medical aestheticians size up their skin types in order to devise comprehensive plans for keeping skin looking youthful, including daily care products from Obagi and SkinMedica and Saturday-morning cartoons. Periwinkle walls and chocolate wood floors lead visitors into private treatment rooms, where anxieties dissolve with the help of soothing music and suffused lighting.
Kenneth's Hair Salons and Day Spas transform lackluster locks into magnificent manes with flattering, fashion-forward cuts and expert styling. During a cut and style, a master designer will reawaken hair's inner beauty with a consultation, considering each client's desires, hair texture, face shape, and engine displacement before suggesting a blueprint for a sexy new style. As the haircare treatment progresses, customers can enjoy soaking up as much of the modern, welcoming atmosphere as possible while the stylist reveals trade tips and tricks, and recommends products to attain a fresh-from-the-salon look at home. Each master designer stylist comes to Kenneth's with extensive experience in taming human insubordinate frizz, and continues studying emerging cut and styling techniques to make sure each new 'do swings and swishes in harmony with the latest advances in shearing science.
The beauty curators at Open Door Salon and Day Spa rejuvenate bodies with a host of salon and massage services. Staffers update tresses with haircuts, slather digits with Opi color, and whittle figures into svelte figurines with a selection of body wraps. Aiming to turn each customer into a long-term client, the staff customizes each service to meet individual needs and yodeling preferences.
Warm, earthy tones enhance the welcoming atmosphere at Allure Grand Salon, where hairstylists, nail techs, and a massage therapist pamper a diverse clientele. The team of eight stylists offers a wide range of services, including precision and razor cuts, vibrant highlights and multidimensional color, and sew-in weaves. For clients looking to change the texture of their hair, stylists provide smoothing keratin treatments and relaxers, as well as curl-creating perms. The team also offers twist outs, roller sets, and hot-oil treatments for natural hair. Allure's duo of nail techs treat hands and feet with mani-pedis, acrylic nails, and gel manicures complete with nail art. To round out the pampering, the salon's massage therapist calms clients with soothing aromatherapy scents and deep-tissue pressure.