The versatile staff members at Gossip in the City strive to help their community look and feel better with a range of services that extend beyond the standard salon. They pretty up guests' exteriors with waxing, nail, and hair services, keeping up with the latest industry trends to ensure that their cutting and coloring techniques are up to date. Their relaxing services don't stop at the surface, however—on-staff massage therapists help to heal guests from the inside out with reflexology and massage therapy.
After brightening reflections with facials, spray tans, and makeup services, guests can step in front of the camera as photographers from their professional photo studio snap eye-catching portraits and create custom holiday cards.
The seasoned stylists at The Loft approach each haircare service with a practiced understanding of technique and aesthetics. Led by owner Lynn Vermont, the team boasts members with decades of experience at both delivering trendy treatments and even owning salons of their own. Whether they're snipping hair into a summer-ready 'do, imbuing locks with an updated hue through full or foil coloring, or gracing fingertips with a sturdy set of acrylic nails, team members leave their clients significantly more fashionable than they were when they arrived. They also specialize in wedding parties, prepping brides, maids of honor, and reception food-tasters for the special day with breathtaking updos and designs.
Nail technician Carla has come to see VIP Hair Salon as her home away from home. She invites her clients in and makes sure they?re comfortable before tending to their hands and feet with a range of manicures and pedicures. Carla adds length and definition to nails with white and colored acrylic tips or softens skin and enhances nails? natural features with French-style mani-pedis. She also specializes in nail art and can decorate fingers and toes with colorful animal prints, sparkly flowers, or portraits of your 10 best friends.
Celeste Duckworth received her cosmetology license in 1968 and followed that up with 47 years of salon experience, including owning and operating three salons of her own. The culmination of her extensive career blossoms inside Amore Salon and Spa, where she designs and styles hair with an artistic temperament and well-honed technique. Celeste specializes in formal design and has a skilled eye for beautifying bridal parties in preparation for their big day.
The Loft is a full-service salon that believes you don't have to spend a fortune to look your very best. At this welcoming beauty spot, Kristie Ballard, a Nixa native, specializes in rich color services and chic new cuts, cheering clients with her outgoing personality and her knowledge of cutting-edge styling techniques. Clients can have hair pinned into an elaborate updo for a special occasion or face-framing highlights streaked into place.
Heather at Hair Wynders Salon?practicing for more than 7 years?eschews the impersonal feel of big chain salons for a personalized approach. The licensed aesthetician specializes in a variety of facials, peels, and microdermabrasion for all skin types and conditions including acne, rosacea, and hyper-pigmentation. Heather also offers a bevy of massage modalities including relaxation, Swedish, Hungarian, hot stone, prenatal, and reflexology.