Under the direction of 13-year beauty veteran Britt Christiansen-Seugling, the stylists at Hair Sanity breathe new life into hairstyles. They update ‘dos with expert cuts and highlights, and tame frizz with keratin treatments. Nail techs are also on hand to trim and shape jagged digits before applying coats of gel for long-lasting shine.
The deep, richly stained wood that distinguishes the interior of Twirl Hair Studio vaguely harks back to old-fashioned barbershops, but the salon couldn't be more modern in its work. Each stylist keeps pace with emerging techniques and products with continuing education. During each cut, color, and style service, the stylists apply professional products from makers such as Neuma, whose sustainable, toxin-free organic ingredients are manufactured with wind energy, 100% recyclable material, and tears of joy from flowers. In addition to hair services, the staff also oversees skin by rendering waxing services and primps hands and feet with manicures and pedicures.
Golden Tans gives the gift of self-gilding via high-quality equipment that is routinely kept meticulously clean for customer safety and satisfaction. Tannable parts can get special attention during each VHR Supersonic tanning session where a stand-up stall, unlike a carnival dunking booth filled with melted buffalo pennies, safely bronzes bodycoats in as few as seven minutes. The facility’s friendly staff members are happy to assist in any of the client’s six chosen marinating session, and each employee comes trained and certified in the ancient art of tanology. Put a shiny spring in your skin's step before spring begins with the thorough tanning of Golden Tans.
Krista Cimino is an advanced hair stylist certified in permanent makeup and paramedical micropigmentation, two of the many upgrades and enhancements she offers inside Per Caso Salon. Inside the salon’s funky space, her committed staff helps clients keep apace with the latest fashions by offering haircuts, coloring, and permanent eyelash extensions. Krista calls upon her own training during more radical upgrades, such as areola re-pigmentation and permanent lip and eyeliner treatments.
Areté's staff of beautifying specialists pampers customers from widow's peak to big toe with a full assortment of salon services. Haircuts for men ($20) and women ($35) tame stray strands after stylists consult patrons about whether to shape hairdos into trendy new styles or fully functioning birds' nests. Feather extensions with tinsel ($20+) imbue manes with the radiance of a fireproof phoenix, and waxing services ($8+) sculpt overgrown keratin patches. A spa pedicure ($45) tidies up digits, preparing feet for glass-slipper fittings or high-pressure auditions to play hands in a Broadway play. Areté eases the experience of waiting by occupying guests with complimentary WiFi access and television.
Licensed aesthetician Nicole Lyons opened Seven Layer Skin to treat clients with private, one-on-one sessions to fortify and repair their skin. By appointment only, she restores the epidermis to its youthful vigor with facials, microdermabrasion treatments, and paraffin dips for the face and hands. Her chemical peels harness the power of lactic, glycolic, or salicylic acid to slough away dead skin cells and old Dukakis for President bumper stickers still plastered across foreheads. Nicole also performs specialty services including waxing, ear coning, and eyelash-extension application. The only time she eschews one-on-one attention with her clients is when she plays host to spa parties, during which groups convene to snack on appetizers while lathering their faces in Dermalogica products.
The tanning specialists and aestheticians at Glistening Goddesses harbor a wealth of collective salon experience and a shared belief that shimmering skin should not be reserved for golden statuettes. Their menu of services reflects this belief with its assortment of spray tans, facials, and waxing treatments customized to individual skin types and tones. Organic tanning solutions—applied meticulously by hand to the face or body—adhere to skin for up to seven days. Newly minted tans literally sparkle with the addition of “shimmer shots,” spray-on applications of body glitter designed to reflect the light of flashbulbs and oncoming headlights. Aside from facial and body treatments, the spa hosts cosmetics classes that teach students the tricks of the makeup trade.