There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to hairstyles. That’s why the pros at Nature’s Outer Beauty customize haircuts to fit each client’s face shape, maintenance routine, and favorite decade. Their specialties include coloring services and hair-sheen treatments, and they happily twist manes into updos for special events.
The stylists at Mitchell's Salon & Day Spa have beautified Cincinnati-area clients for the past 30 years. During that time, the staff has grown to more than 400 employees across five locations. They've also garnered several press mentions, including their most recent victory in The Knot's Best of Weddings 2013. These accolades are all possible because of the meticulous care that the salon pours into both its posh ambiance and soothing treatments. Stylists perfect 'dos with haircuts and smoothing keratin treatments, and aestheticians perform antioxidant facials, which make the skin more resilient against hazards such as environmental damage and cheek-pinching aunts.
Nestled between street-level boutiques on the Square, the quaint Hyde Park Salon employs a staff of coif caretakers to revamp hairdos in its exposed-brick and Tiffany-box-blue sanctuary of style. The baseline cut-and-conditioning service transforms outmoded beehives into elegant styles, infusing individual strands with strength and luster. A color retouch preserves shimmering hues, and partial highlights crowns crowns with subtle contrast. Color treatments are performed with Aveda's full spectrum hair color system. This blend of organic botanical oil helps condition hair and delivers beautiful shine and vibrancy.
The bronzing artists at Glow Sunfree Tanning and Waxing shade bodies to coppery hues with spray tans in just 15 minutes. Customizing their eco-certified tanning solution, which incorporates jojoba oil, hyaluronic acid, and vitamins to nourish skin, lets the professionals ensure clients acquire streak-free, natural-looking tans that can't be achieved with an orange crayon. In addition to darkening limbs, the salon staff waxes away unwanted fuzz for smooth, beach-ready skin.
Owner and stylist Mark Neff of christophermarcussalon draws from his training at Aveda and Vidal Sassoon to shape and shine locks alongside stylists Courtney Carroll and Gary Wayne. The Mantra Inner Peace conditioning treatment blasts tresses with aloe and naturally occurring proteins to add gleam and repair damage. When designing flattering cuts, Mark takes into account five hairstyle factors, including hair texture, facial features, and home-doorway height.The oxygenation facial orchestrates seaweeds and peptides into an uplifting symphony that regenerates collagen and elastin production to minimize fine lines. New Year, New You packages are well suited for holiday gifts to loved ones who want to look their best before starting new jobs or moving to new moon colonies.
Most nicknames are well earned, and Cincy Style Bar's is no exception. Affectionately deemed "BPP"—blown, painted, and powdered—Cincy Style Bar helps its clients achieve a polished and put-together look in approximately one hour. Makeup artists apply one of six signature looks ranging from "natural beauty," which amps up facial features without the noticeable appearance of cosmetics, to the enigmatic "mysterious beauty," which uses winged eyeliner to spark the attention of roving Hardy Boys. Makeup lessons help the Style Bar's clients replicate their fetching looks at home.
Full transformations continue in LadiesOnlySprayTanning—Cincy's new tanning boutique. Catering exclusively to women, LOST strives to give each client an airbrushed tan that's free of streaks and lines. If that wasn't enough, blowouts, manicures, and false lashes round out the roster of services.