Rhaina Butler of Just Be Beautiful revitalizes visages with noninvasive facials that utilize skin-nourishing products and medical-grade equipment. The skincare savant customizes microdermabrasion therapy by adjusting the diamond-coated tip to best suit each countenance it buffs, whisking away blemishes, fine lines, and facial debris. A fresh buffing reveals baby-soft skin and stimulates collagen development, ensuring the epidermis's smooth new texture rivals that of a freshly carved butter statue in a velvet smoking jacket.
Fashion runways, magazine photo shoots, and red-carpet events are pressure-cookers for stylists, but Lisa of Vola Salon isn't scared. This self-employed mom of two pours a decade of such experiences into every bride she soothes and beautifies, whether its for a real wedding or a magazine photo shoot for Real Weddings. She and her staff also paint faces before portrait sessions and travel to homes to do wedding hair and makeup or trim the branches on topiary art.
"I want to make this world beautiful, inside and out," says Courtney Hurley, owner of Ravished Beauties. She strives toward this goal armed with lipsticks, blushes, and eyelash extensions, primping brides-to-be, models, and the doppelgangers that live inside mirrors. At Ravished Beauties, she teaches aspiring makeup artists the tricks of the trade and oversees a team of stylists and aestheticians who prettify clients hair and nails in addition to their skin, grooming guests with individual salon services as well as pampering packages.
Within walking distance of the shops and restaurants in downtown Auburn, Ti Amo Spa is a wellness and beauty center devoted to helping clients relax and look and feel beautiful. Here, staffers administer facials, waxing, body scrubs, and makeup applications amid a quiet and luxurious ambiance. Come in for a microdermabrasion treatment or have a detoxifying body wrap to escape the stresses of everyday life.
With luster-inducing Redken hair products and personalized professionalism, Stephanie at Essence Salon and Spa polishes mops. A ladies’ cut commences with a complimentary consultation, during which Stephanie and a style-seeker determine potential 'dos and take cranial measurements for any desired antlers. A gentle wash leaves scalps and locks refreshed before precise strand snipping restores mane vitality and implements an inventive style. Hair holders can relax as Stephanie envelops coifs with a deep-conditioning treatment that rivals even the richest marinara sauce in its hair-enhancing abilities. Or, add on partial highlights to add depth and color to monochromatic strands.
For more than 20 years, the certified staffers at California Tan have added pop to pigment within an office basking under the West Coast sunshine. In addition to offering 12 beds with four levels of tanning, they can design custom tanning plans that gradually build up a richer complexion over time. To augment the warm glow of the bed lights, they provide lotions by Designer Skin, California Tan, and Australian Gold. They also house a UV-free VersaSpa spray-tanning booth, which evenly slicks standing bodies with a deluxe bronzing potion. To complete the day-on-the-beach feeling, they lead guests to their SpaCapsule dry aqua massager that kneads newly tanned backs using 28 water jets. In addition to tanning and massage services, they carry swimwear, including two-piece bathing suits, perfect for beach outings or informal State of the Union addresses. They also stock their shelves with vitamins and dietary supplements to ensure the inside of the body is as attractive as the outside is.