At Primary Eye Care Associates, Drs. Steven Chander and Raj K. Goyal continue a nearly 40-year commitment to using the latest advances in eyecare technology. Today, their services include multiple forms of laser vision correction, plus nonsurgical options such as corneal refractive molding, which uses a special contact lens to gently reshape the cornea. The doctors match their commitment to providing advanced care with high-quality eyewear, such as SynergEyes hybrid contact lenses that combine the qualities of hard and soft contacts. They also stock a show room with fashion frames from designers such as Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana.
Open for more than 22 years, Perry George Salon & Spa stakes its reputation on a team of stylists and aestheticians that wield international training experience and an eye for detail. Armed with Bioelements products, skin experts exact everything from facials to waxing treatments with conscientious aplomb. Stylists likewise tend to hair and nail technicians gussy up accusatory pointing fingers. The salon and spa also bundles its services into special-event packages, pairing mani-pedis with makeup for brides-to-be and Swedish massage with a businessman's facial for gents.
Lillian Howard, the proprietress of Lillian Dion Salon, draws upon her training from the Vidal Sassoon Academy in London as she leads the shop's team of creative stylists. Within the ultra-chic salon decked out in modern artwork, hair artists cut and color hair of all textures and create glamorous updos for attending special occasions or beguiling onlookers as you sleep. They also add volume and length to sparse manes with an array of specialty extensions and laser hair-restoration treatments. Their selection of Italian haircare products from Davines nourish scalps and cleanse tresses.
What is your salon's most popular service or treatment?
Most people come to take advantage of our skill in keeping the hair healthy, strong, growing, and beautiful.
Do you or your staff have any special certifications or training? What makes you and your team experts?
Everyone is a certified hair stylist. [We are] experts at creating innovative looks and meeting the customer's standards in beauty.
What makes your business stand out from the competition?
Not only do we focus on doing hair, but we [also] focus on doing make-up, facials, eye brows, and more to meet the customer's needs.
What keeps customers coming back?
Our customer experience, advanced hair knowledge, our innovative skills, and our location.
What's the vibe of your salon like?
We are [a] fun and outgoing team. No hassle, but a lot of relaxing and great personalities.
Why is Black History Month important to you?
It celebrates our achievements and honors our ancestors. It gives us an opportunity to reference our long struggle to achieve peace, overcome oppression, and become a stronger community.
What does being a black business owner mean to you?
It means that as a people we have come a long way in America. And there are a lot of hurdles to jump, [but] having jumped this one makes me glad.
Chicago Avenue Salon uses its warm atmosphere and experienced staff to give people renewed self-confidence and help brighten moods. The team of stylists can cut, color, condition, and style hair of any length or texture. They design face-framing styles that emphasize patrons’ natural beauty and professional products to ensure strands stay healthy. Makeup application treatments define features with enhanced color and lines, and problem-solving treatments rejuvenate hair to remove dandruff, prevent hair loss, and boost hydration.
Dedicated to eco-friendly business, the salon uses products from eco-conscious lines Davines and Eufora and reduces waste by reusing washable rags and plates. It also donates funds to national and local charities including Locks of Love, PAWS, and Erie House, and will deduct $1 from the purchase of a new product for every empty product container a client brings in to the salon.