Since 1984, Creations Salon's staff of experienced stylists in cutting, coloring, and coiffing tresses with the help of products from the likes of Paul Mitchell. Clients kick back and savor a complimentary beverage as their hair basks in deep hydration alongside skin-flattering color or dimension-boosting highlights before the strand sculpting begins. Unlike the copycat styles and unyielding salad bowls used in a typical salon, Creations' stylists approach each head of tresses as a unique canvas, taking both fashion trends and individual face shape into account to forge a one-of-a-kind style.
Led by Dr. Grace Kwon Hong, SkinRenew Laser Medical Center’s physician-only team unearths youthful countenances and helps to maintain overall skin strength. During the microdermabrasion treatment, a physician deftly manipulates a handheld tool that directs minute aluminum-oxide crystals across the epidermis, gently exfoliating away dead cells to reveal the more even complexion and healthier skin that’s been biding its time in the dermis ever since Guiding Light went off the air.
Despite its name, NT Nails does more than beautify hands and feet with manicures and pedicures. Amidst its nail services such as shellac manicures, acrylic tips, and paraffin hand treatments, another beautifying service abounds, though it may not be as visible as shiny red fingernails. NT Nails' detox foot spa introduces clients to the ionic foot detox, which soaks feet in an ion foot bath. The bath coaxes out stored-up toxins and helps to restore energy and balance while clearing up skin issues and calming the mind.
Visitors to The va-va-voom Spa Studio have the pleasure of meeting Rose Lorenzo—a cheerful specialist who is as skilled at friendly conversation as she is at beautifying her clients. The licensed aesthetician removes unwanted fuzz from faces, underarms, and legs, taking measure to ensure clients are comfortable by discussing their desired services and checking underneath their chairs for scary monsters. Rose smoothes wrinkles and cleanses pores with a variety of professional facials, favoring natural products with replenishing antioxidants.
Unique Thread’s beauty professionals specialize in threading, an all-natural hair-removal technique that is known for producing sharp angles and clean lines. Technicians remove hair at the root level, making quick movements in rapid succession to lasso and pluck rows of hair. In addition to threading, beauty professionals adorn hands with intricate henna designs or weave hair into french braids or bassinettes.
Elegant Image Skin & Laser Spa brings together an eclectic team of cosmetic-nurse specialists, stylists, nail techs, and certified massage therapists to pamper and prettify patrons with a full menu of spa and salon services under one roof. Nurse-administered beauty injections such as Botox and fillers aim to smooth out fine lines, and spa facials and microdermabrasion treatments aim to imbue skin with the elasticity of a spandex-wearing gummy bear. Massage therapists coax out tension with soothing Swedish or deep-tissue strokes, and techs cheer up extremities with manicures, pedicures, and spot-on impressions of Rodney Dangerfield's toes. In the full-service hair salon, stylists spritz patrons' topknots with professional products from brands such as Paul Mitchell and Redken as they update outmoded ‘dos into chic looks.