Part salon, part spa, and part photography studio, Gossip in the City is manned by three teams of specialists adept in their fields. As a nail technician and hairstylist, Britney Rice specializes in color, braids, dreadlocks, and wedding updos, performing each service with the same gentle care she demonstrates during spa manicures and pedicures. Her nail services include perks such as hot-towel wraps, salt scrubs, and foot massages.
Nixa Hair Studio stylists comb Redken, Paul Mitchell, and Joico products through clients’ hair both before and after they sheer off split ends and sculpt new looks. Wielding years of experience—some more than a quarter of a century—the team helps clients achieve chic and traditional looks fit for special occasions and casual everyday wearing. Their broad range of services, such as cuts, color, and conditioning, spill from ladies’ heads onto male customers’ faces in the form of beard and moustache trims.
Springfield-native Heather Keisker is the newest addition to The Loft and brings six years of experience with her. At the salon, she cuts and colors hair for clients of all ages. She also creates longer nails with acrylic application and grooms natural nails on the fingers and toes with mani-pedi services.