25-minutes. That's the length of the longest single treatment provided at any LAKA Manicure––and that’s exactly how the customers like it. Born from a desire to provide "fashionable manicures for the busy woman," LAKA has grown to more than 15 locations across Israel, Hong Kong, Spain, Sweden, South Africa, and now shares its speedy, style-setting services with the US at it's first state-side location in Las Vegas.
Stationed inside busy malls, each urban-inspired nail bar is easily recognizable by its futuristic, white-cube design and the pops of color provided by a selection of 150 nail polishes. Each lacquer is specially crafted in France using saturated pigments and inspired by the latest world trends and seasonal hues chosen by Mother Nature's mood ring. Inside the geometric styling stations, technicians speedily provide express manicures, mineral-rich hand peels, and nail art using real Swarovski stones. Since most sessions only take around 15-minutes, appointments are never required.
In 2002, beauty-school graduate Paula took everything she had—$5,000 and a dream of combining beauty services with holistic healing—and opened A Harmony Nail Spa. She even poured countless hours into hand-building many of the spa's unique furniture pieces and cyborg employees. Since the humble beginning, she and her fully licensed staff have pampered the minds and bodies of numerous clients with drastically different needs, from cancer patients seeking meditation classes to hardworking mothers overdue for an indulgent manicure.
Upon entering the approximately 2,000-square-foot facility, guests waltz through the gift shop's aisles before entering one of the spa's specific treatment areas. In the nail studio, clients lounge on purple thrones shaped like purple hands and dip their feet into soothing pedicure sinks. A Harmony Nail Spa also houses a garden café with free beverages, an Internet cafe with free WiFi, and a meditation lounge with freedom to close your eyes without sleeping.
Named the staff pick for the Best Spa in Las Vegas 2009 and 2012 by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Ritual Salon and Spa leads bodies on a tour of relaxation surrounded by glamorous ‘70s-style decor. At the Green Valley location, vermilion walls and miniature Buddha statues glow under retro textured lamps, and the Summerlin location melds soothing green and earth tones with rich brocade and upholstery. If the spas feel like lounges, it's no mistake: the staffers regularly host a Wednesday girls' night out stocked with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and mini spa treatments. At each location, customized facials pamper visages with Éminence Organics products, and massages attack stress with Swedish strokes enhanced by the warmth of heated stones and the soothing melodies of Viking battle hymns.
As a girl, Stevee Danielle would watch professional makeup artists transform her actress mother and her show-business cohorts into glamorous stars. That sparked her interest in the craft, and at the age of 20, she opened her own beauty salon, Stevee Danielle Hair and Makeup. She quickly built out a team of skilled, trained stylists and makeup artists to augment her own talents and form a well-coiffed laser-tag team.
Though Stevee and her crew tackle a slew of services—such as hair cutting and coloring and manicures—in her salon, they specialize in bridal hair and makeup done on location and beautify 8–20 bridal parties per week. Stevee has even appeared on The Morning Blend to discuss her successful traveling wedding services and the latest bridal trend of weaving sparklers into hair.
Cosmetologists at Infiniti Creations Salon Spa swathe clients in soothing facials within wood-accented confines. Aesthetic experts purify pores, clean faces, and apply hydrating masks as clients with normal-to-dry skin relish a moment of refreshment. Along with cosmetic services, licensed male and female massage professionals apply hypoallergenic oils and lotions on muscles. This facilitates Swedish-massage techniques such as long, kneading strokes and rhythmic taps that spell out "relax" in Morse code, softening tissues, detoxifying the body, and reducing stress. Heavy drapes stand sentinel over the front lobby and recite peaceful poems for incoming guests.
Infiniti Creations Salon Spa is open Tuesday–Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
With more than 30 talented tress technicians, A Wild Hair boasts an army of mane masters to maneuver and manage any unruly head mop. Relax amid the warm décor of this newly renovated salon as tired head tendrils are treated to an intensive conditioning, repairing brittle damage brought on by spending too many hours in the sun, pool, or meat smoker. Once strands have been silkified, the sassy scissor sultans will slice and dice hair into a stylish shape that compliments its newfound state of zen, before coiffing it to new haute hairy heights. Regardless of hair type, texture, or color, the amiable head artists hold the skills and fashion-forward mindset to help design a new 'do that matches face shape, style, or penchant for riding on the outsides of cars.