Owner and master stylist Alicia Riggs calls her salon a “home away from home,” and it’s easy to see why. Elegant floor tiles and peach-hued walls imbue the space with comfort as Alicia crafts flattering layers and dabs color on bland strands. Salon guests may also seek the mani-pedi expertise of technician Traci Kennedy, who has more than two decades of nail-pampering experience.
Peruse the drink menu to part firmly sealed eyelids with a double espresso ($1.80 for a double), a Caramellato made with caramel, espresso, and milk ($3.80 for a tall), or a Kamikaze, which is a caffeinated combination of espresso and coffee ($2.05 for a short). Sippers can also treat taste buds to scrumptious cinnamon-spiced chai lattes ($3.20+ for a short) and cool tongues with real-fruit smoothies ($3.65 for a tall). Scarf down cinnamon rolls ($2.25), scones ($2), and breakfast sandwiches ($2.75) to procure the nutrients needed to wrestle the rooster that woke you.
Lashes Plus began as a humble yet popular kiosk nestled in the center of Mall St. Matthews and has since blossomed into a full-size sanctuary devoted to ocular allure. Owner Deborah Williams is an experienced permanent-makeup artist, using her skills to create custom-blended pigments for the brows, eyes, and lips to simplify home beauty routines and leave faces feeling fresh any time of day. After reading a Wall Street Journal article about the growing popularity of eyelash extensions and noting an increase in the number of news anchors being replace by giraffes, Williams decided to extend her expertise beyond the lash line, introducing the Louisville community to natural-looking, synthetic lashes that last up to two months. The weightless, waterproof falsies are attached one-by-one using a surgical-grade adhesive, allowing for a precise application that takes just 50 minutes.
Reimagining your hair, skin, or nail style is a breeze with help from Soraia and Friends, who use their creativity and beauty know-how to craft the look you want. Even better, the salon's most unique treatments are both natural and long-lasting. Those include hair extensions, which grace scalps with fairytale-worthy tresses, and permanent makeup, which
tattoo ink to play up eyes and lips. Some visitors opt for subtle changes, like a shimmering mani-pedi, lash extensions, or a layered trim that shows off natural waves. Others have their stylist lop locks into chic bobs or weave a complicated updo that the world could potentially name after them.
Wild Strawberry Hair and Nail Studio's team of master Eufora Elite?certified stylists beautifies hair, skin, and nails using natural and organic products. Beneath twinkling crystal pendant lamps, stylists massage deep conditioners into scalps and cut, perm, and highlight hair. Conversely, the salon's aestheticians deftly remove unwanted body hair, leaving smooth, clean expanses of skin. The full-featured studio also provides nail and tanning services with coats of gel polish for fingers and toes and custom airbrushing to gild untanned limbs.
Three points of focus exist at Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center: ophthalmology, optometry, and cosmetic surgery. Under the guidance of medical director Emilio M. Justo, M.D., the medical staff works to improve the vision of their patients, as well as assisting them in achieving aesthetic goals. The Arizona state?licensed and AAAHC-accredited outpatient surgery center allows Dr. Justo, his team, and their band of surgical elves to care for patients within the comfortable confines of their own facility, eliminating the need to journey to a hospital.