If there's one thing owner and stylist Melissa Addison can't stand, it's a poorly installed weave. This professional disdain led to her founding of Cover Girlz Salon, where she and her team of stylists remedy poorly applied chemical processes and traction damage with high-quality sew-in weaves and extensions, trendy designer cuts, and smoothing relaxers. Once new looks have been achieved to their guests' satisfaction, Melissa and the team help them maintain their new look by doling out ample haircare education.
Rejuvenate is a beauty and wellness boutique in Harrison that offers facials, acupuncture, and other treatments designed to relax and restore its clients. Here, estheticians and licensed acupuncturists work to help ease chronic pain and reduce the signs of aging on the skin. Come in for an anti-aging facial, an intensive process involving treatment gels with a Galvanic Spa machine to help remove impurities, ageLOC Future Serum to help even out skin tone, and ageLOC True Face Essence Ultra Pearls to help contour and firm the skin. Clients can also try the firming facial, which helps to speed up the skin's natural elastin and collagen production, or pair a facial treatment with acupuncture for the ultimate in facial healing.
Natural light floods into Ze Salon, setting the waiting area aglow as guests sift through magazines to find inspiration for their new hairstyles. While sitting in black swivel chairs, clients look into the reflection of an oval-shaped mirror as a stylist cuts, colors, and retextures their tresses. The international salon team, whose members hail from such exotic locals as Brazil, Columbia, and Puerto Rico, makes visitors feel like royalty with pampering facials, makeup application, mani-pedis, and a designated jester who tells knock-knock jokes all day.
Using a tiny needle and gentle zaps of electric current, technician Maria Gloria Rodrigues banishes unwanted hair of all colors from all types of skin. As owner of New Image Electrolysis and a card-carrying member of the American Electrolysis Association, Rodrigues can advise clients on how this modern form of permanent hair removal can best work for them during confidential consultations and information sessions. She runs her studio with a focus on sanitation, using only sterilized equipment, disposable probes, and nothing that has ever been in a swamp.