When she founded Beautiful Soul, owner Kelley M. Sanborn envisioned a tranquil spa facility whose beauty services combined traditional pampering and advanced technology. Sanborn's soothing facial and body treatments incorporate signature serums and high-tech ultrasonic waves, whose benefits include exfoliating without irritation, killing acne-causing bacteria, stimulating collagen production, and scaring the life out of proximate bats. Sanborn earned her nail certification from Oneida-Herkimer Boces and her waxing and aesthetics certification from Continental School of Beauty, and continues to stay up-to-date on the latest beauty techniques with continuing education, including advanced training in chemical peels.
At Matthews Salon Spa, the staff strives to care for each client's whole self, meaning services work to nurture the body and spirit in addition to merely beautifying skin or hair. Using environmentally friendly Aveda products derived from plants and flowers, the staff cuts, colors, and treats hair as if it were the hair of their favorite news anchor. Spa facials, such as the self-renewal facial, rejuvenate skin while also integrating a foot and scalp treatment, and the staff also pampers clients with massages and spa packages.
The wax technicians at On The Spot Mobile Waxing Services clear away unwanted hair from virtually any area of the body. Using both hard waxes and soft waxes, the team strips hair from delicate areas such as the face and less delicate areas such as the arms, legs, and cold, black hearts. The team also arms guests with thorough aftercare instruction to minimize irritation and keep skin silky smooth for as long as possible.
Inside Adagio Salon, hickory hardwood floors, oak-trimmed archways, and neutral tones create a space that's both stylish and relaxed—much like the salon's services themselves. The team of expert stylists use Moroccanoil and Kevin Murphy products to design a hairstyle that accentuate a client’s natural features, or they might install hair extensions for some added length. Elsewhere, aesthetician Yvette Remington uses eco-friendly products to target skin damage with several fruit-infused facials, including a pumpkin-peel facial that smells of Halloweens spent hugging every jack-o’-lantern in sight.
The smell of sage and soothing music permeate the room as you lie on crisp sheets––and this is just the start of relaxation. Licensed massage therapist Precious Walker warms massage oil between her hands, then digs in––first to the shoulders, then the lower back, tailoring pressure to your wishes. Kneading and Swedish gliding motions segue into cross-friction pressure, slowly untying muscle knots and promoting a deep relaxation. Clients may also request a prenatal massage or specialty sports bodywork to expedite injury recovery.
In almost 30 malls sprinkled across four states, Beauty Plus Salon beckons prospective makeover recipients with a fleet of skilled stylists and a colossal selection of professional beauty products. "The beauty industry never slows down," staffers say on Facebook, so "neither do we." That's why mall-goers find Beauty Salon open seven days a week. Between the retail shelves that average 500 nail polish colors, clients get gussied with services that pamper hair, skin, and nails.