With more than 20 years of business under its belt, the staff at The Twin Salon caters to clients in a warm, friendly atmosphere featuring earth-toned walls, full-length mirrors in dark wooden frames, and hanging chandeliers. Eight hair stations, four manicure stations, and two spa-pedicure stations fill the main space, whereas private treatment rooms host those who seek to wax hair away from legs, bikini areas, and faces.
Stephen Smith, the literal wizard behind the figurative curtain at Planet Beach Contempo Spa, has developed a variety of efficient, self-guided treatments that beautify skin or relieve stress at the touch of a button. Patrons can pay an affordable monthly membership fee at four Miami-area locations to access the automated services, which include sunless spray tans, traditional or high-pressure UV tanning, and full-body hydration treatments that nourish skin and can extend the life of a tan. The Luminous facial device has been designed to fight signs of aging with light therapy, and several types of massage beds melt away stress.
Guests pay an additional fee only for the products that correspond to the services they want. A sauna-suit purchase is required for the infrared sauna, and teeth-whitening treatments require a mouth guard that can be used for games of full-contact horseshoes.
Alessandra De Caceres believes everyone deserves to have beautiful skin. To that end, she channels her 15 years of industry experience into beautifying visages Lavender The Skin Care Place's slate of diverse and nourishing facials. Whether through the refreshing power of oxygen, the renewing effects of pumpkin enzymes, or the firming technology of ultrasound, each treatment takes a specialized approach to mending the unique issues that each client faces. Five types of massage delve further into physiques, unearthing tension in sessions ranging from luxurious one-hour Swedish massages to the swift 30-minute mending of the de-stress massage, which focuses solely on the neck and shoulders to banish everyday stress from wearing chain-mail neckerchiefs. Additionally, a powerful LHE device makes use of the manifold potential of light to diminish skin discoloration, soften wrinkles, and achieve long-lasting hair removal.
Cosmetologist Marie Charles brings more than 20 years of experience in the beauty and fashion industry to her salon, Marie Hair Designs. In addition to working for top fashion names, such as Chanel and Armani, she?s perfected looks for styling shows across South Florida at Neiman Marcus and Saks. Tapping into this vast knowledge base, she beautifies her clients with everything from cuts and styles to hair-extension weaves and keratin straightening treatments.
Red Market stylishly lops and illuminates locks with a follicular array of cutting-edge salon products and services. The sleek stylist team tames overgrown manes with a haircut (a $120 value) before cocooning head cords in a conditioning mask from Rene Furterer (a $45 value). The nourishing, plant-based treatment leaves hair supple and smooth enough to slip into vending-machine openings and retrieve errant nutter butters.