It's okay if you walk into Simply Elegant Salon with little idea of what you want in a hairstyle?the stylists can find a look to complement nearly any hair type or face shape. These experts work closely with clients, taking time to learn about lifestyles and past hairdos, including ones that were good, bad, or misunderstood. Then, the stylist and client decide on a new look. Hair makeovers might incorporate simple cuts, smoothing keratin treatments, or vibrant highlights. Or perhaps the staff will install hair extensions for some extra length. Regardless of the chosen look, the stylists use up-to-date techniques gleaned during ongoing training.
Hope Law always knew she’d end up in the beauty industry, helping women of all ages and backgrounds feel confident in their own skin. She brings out inner glamour through expert makeup application, which she can perform in her studio, at the client's home, or at the starting line of a mud run. Her other specialties include applying custom eyelash extensions that last for up to eight weeks and ridding bodies of unwanted hair with waxing.
Melting Pot Grooming and Beauty salon offers an array of beauty and pampering services, including airbrush spray tanning, semi-permanent lashes, and waxing services on the face and body for both male and female customers. Hand and foot treatments include spa manicures and pedicures, as well as a detox foot soak and massage.
It would probably be more efficient to ask Joan Bell Carroll about what she doesn't do. As the founder of Browz Makeup Bar, she is, of course, a makeup artist and aesthetician, but her skill set includes more than just creating a pretty face. She is also a licensed aesthetics instructor, and teaches courses at Browz on basic and advanced makeup artistry, waxing, and even pole and belly dancing. Inside her studio—a chocolate-hued space accented with pops of orange and blue—she hosts a diverse range of events that includes everything from birthday and lingerie parties to photo shoots and dance classes.
But since opening Browz nearly 20 years ago, Joan's specialty has always been brow and makeup services. She and her team can shape brows however clients prefer, whether by waxing, threading, tweezing, or pixellating. They also remove unwanted hair elsewhere with a complete selection of body waxing treatments. They create flawless skin with airbrush makeup applications, and can lengthen lashes with semi-permanent extensions or temporary strip or individual lashes.
Plastikos originated as a cosmetic- and reconstructive surgery center, but board-certified plastic surgeons Dr. Susan E. Kolb and Dr. Julian Gordon wanted to make a place for their clients to just relax. So they decided to expand their clinic with the Plastikos Medical Spa, a tranquil studio that serves up a range of spa treatments. To combat signs of aging, the TCA-based Obagi Blue chemical peel lifts away dull layers of skin and revitalizes cellular regeneration. Antioxidant-rich variants might include botanical ingredients sourced from blueberry, pomegranate, or pumpkin.
Meanwhile, expert massage therapists might use deep-tissue or reflexology techniques to excavate tension and undo stubborn knots. Alternatively, an Endermologie lipo-massage aims to disperse fatty tissue with focused kneads and rolls. The med-spa also uses advanced know-how to beautify clients with noninvasive medical treatments. The Ion Magnum, for instance, uses analog waveforms to trigger neurons that mimic physical activity, thereby building muscle and joint strength. The beauty haven also offers cold-laser LiLa body-contouring and Latisse eyelash-lengthening treatments to ready bodies for swimsuit season or a winking competition.