Before starting his own salon, Char Le Blanc honed his styling skills in places around the world, including L'Or?al in Paris and Beirut and at a posh salon on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Today, at Char Le Blanc Salon & Spa, he shares his globe-spanning insights with his staff members, who all work together to beautify clients with manicures, massages, facials, and traditional haircare services.
Near the front entrance of the chandelier-lit, boutique space, a sleek black countertop displays laptops and tablets, all of which are available for guests who want to browse fashion blogs, check personal emails, or type words. The front entryway is also enchanted by the tranquility that often arises from pours of complimentary wine, champagne, martinis, and beer.
Calling upon three decades of professional experience, First Choice Haircutters’ team of seasoned snippers reshapes locks using current and creative styling trends. Collaborative consultations help stylists share their personal tips, such as "cocktailing" two different styling products to enhance their benefits or wielding Designline moisturizing products to repair hair damaged by the frigid assault of winter. Stylists welcome drop-in visits, allowing customers to tame hair right before work or right after a lunch date in a wind tunnel.
Pearl's Laser Effects and Spa works to combat the myriad effects that sun exposure, age, and illness can have on skin tone, using medical-grade cosmetic technology to help skin look its best. The centre employs a variety of specialists, including beauty counsellors, massage therapists, aestheticians, technicians, and spa attendants. By combining their skills, employees can treat a multitude of possible skincare conditions and collaboratively name almost every single star in the Milky Way. To leave skin stubble-free, the staff uses either a Palomar StarLux cosmetic laser system to zap follicles or a signature housemade wax to uproot them. Microdermabrasion treatments, chemical peels, and traditional spa facials help revitalize countenances, and Swedish or hot-stone massages help soothe knotted musculature.
The aestheticians at Pretty Woman Salon and Spa take a med-spa approach to pampering the hands and feet of both ladies and gentlemen. The mani-pedi begins as spa specialists compose a freestyle rap about each guest's name before offering coffee or tea, then lead the way to a two-chair pedicure room equipped with a private foot shower. Aestheticians assess nail health prior to placing paws and hooves into a softening Gehwol soak, prepping nails and cuticles for a meticulous grooming while leaving calluses defenseless against a contouring file. After talons get gussied up for a hand model audition, a combination scrub and massage showers attention on appendages, boosting circulation with 5–10 minutes of bodywork from foot to knee and hand to elbow. Upon hearing extremities purr, nail techs then apply OPI polish in a choice of colour and kitten-attraction rating. Those seeking more luxurious adornment may upgrade to a shellac treatment for an additional fee.
The hot chocolate, pumpkin peel, lime and yogurt, and pineapple may sound delicious, but those menu items actually go on and not in your face. The glow facials incorporate organic fruits and natural ingredients to achieve a range of results from clearing uneven pigmentation to firming up loose skin. Organica Esthetics & Wellness’ body treatments showcase both traditional massage techniques—such as Swedish and hot rock massages. More organically inspired services include the mango and cinnamon body radiance treatment, which exfoliates with a mango peel and sugar scrub and nourishes the skin with a honeydew lotion.
Manicures, pedicures, and waxing treatments also reflect the salon’s dedication to wholesome products. Organica Esthetics & Wellness also stocks the natural and cruelty-free Eminence Organics skin care line from Hungary, so guests can maintain their skin care regime with products that contain fresh pulp and the seeds needed to sprout new bottles in the backyard.
For six years in a row, the Oakville Beaver has voted ExSalonce Laser & Esthetics the best spa in Oakville. It?s not difficult to see why. Owner and aesthetician Samina?who has garnered some of her own awards?has created a med spa where highly technical beauty treatments and traditional salon treatments are performed under the same roof. In just a single visit, clients might exfoliate with a facial peel, tone their muscles with the VibraSlim's vibrations, and detox in an ion-assisted session. The spa is also home to a cache of medical lasers specially designed to remove hair, spider veins, and spider webs, however those got there.