Although the number of Angel Tips locations hovers around 60, there’s one thing you can count on at each of its salons: knowledgeable staff. That’s because every nail tech, massage therapist, and aesthetician learns the art of beautification at Angel’s Tips’ training center in Stamford, Connecticut. During mani-pedis, they dole out luxurious add-ons such as paraffin wax and hot-stone massage. They deeply cleanse skin during facials to reveal brighter, more even complexions, and rejuvenate bodies with tropical body scrubs and Vichy showers.
Phountain Health was founded on the theory that staying healthy involves balancing the body's pH levels. In addition to bottling pH-balancing alkaline water—avilable for demonstration and soon to be available via delivery—Phountain Health hosts infrared-sauna sessions, which aim to improve circulation and oust toxins, as do the spa's ionic detoxifying footbaths. The business' communal approach can also be seen in hot-yoga classes, where clients work out together rather than sit alone on the couch sipping battery acid.
The stylists at Panache Hair Salon can prep and primp hair for any occasion—whether it calls for a formal updo, striking red highlights, or long, loose curls. They also beautify locks with haircuts, single-process color, and blowouts.
Safié Salon & Day Spa's 2,000-square-foot facility channels big-city ambiance with its sleek interiors, doting technicians, and slew of pampering options. A staff of beauty professionals stands equipped with organic products, ready to transform strands into flattering shapes, elicit radiant complexions, and clip and polish nails before they're long enough to be bitten by a nervous coworker. Clients can also hop onto a massage table and soothe their frayed nerves as they enlist the knot-banishing skills of a massage therapist or the sage chi-tending services of the in-house acupuncturist.
Carol Ann's Holistic Day Spa's private confines welcome bodies with soothing aromas and an artful atmosphere of earthy greens, browns, and golds. Each of the spa's licensed professionals tailor each treatment to your needs, blood type, and go-to dance move. Deforest your nether-dermis with a Brazilian bikini wax, or pupate into a beautiful torso model inside the cocoon of a body wrap, which is dolloped with an exfoliation, delicate massage, customized oiling, and a warm blanket wrap for extra luxury.
Tucked inside a converted frame house on a residential block, Impressions Salon welcomes entire families for classic and celebrity-inspired hairstyles assisted by Redken, Rusk, and Unite products. Ombre highlights and the latest cuts and styles reflect stylists' sense of fun and enthusiasm for tackling new trends. Beyond the mane, nail artisans paint digits in Essie and Creative Nail Design polish, and defuzzing experts uproot unwanted strands with traditional waxing and electrolysis practiced by a licensed technician with nearly three decades of experience, or enough time to denude the combined heads of Mount Rushmore 18 times over.