Signature Service: Massage therapy
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Parking: Free street parking
Minimum Age Requirement: 1
Pro Tip: We cater to our clients and we can fit you in on your time.
The massage therapists at Simply Stylin' Salon—take relaxation as their starting point. They female staff dispense their time in 60-minute chunks, dedicating the whole hour to a each client. More than a luxury, the stress-eradicating benefits of massage constitute an important part of a person's beauty regimen. "In order to get the most out of your massage, it's important to come in on a regular basis," says Jay Madson, the new owner of Simply Stylin' Salon. "Most clients wait too long or just come in when they are experiencing pain." Though it's a big part of the job, he and the staff say that pampering clients is only half of what he enjoys about his work. He also loves meeting new people and "making friends."
The staff of Panache Aveda Hair Studio & Day Spa is proud to be an Aveda Lifestyle spa—a name only bestowed on select spas that exemplify the Aveda company standards for professional services and refined beauty practices. Armed with Aveda's advanced haircare and skincare products, the seasoned specialists administer a variety of services, from soothing facials to chic haircuts to luxurious hot-stone massages. And during many of their decadent spa packages, they treat clients to freshly made lunches of sandwiches, wraps, and cheese trays in between massages, scrubs, and pedicures. The atmosphere at Panache reflects the studio's name, too. Inside, you'll find textured glass, a wall of stones chipped from the boulder of Sisyphus, and a circular tufted chair that sits boldly, defiantly, beneath a grand chandelier's quiver of purple-and-green icicles.
Committed to helping clients maintain both healthy and attractive selves, the staff also hosts regular fitness and yoga classes. Certified instructors lead the classes in a fully equipped studio behind the spa.
With numerous accolades, including a feature in Aesthetic Trends & Technologies and the achievement of platinum injector status by Botox-creator Allergan, Renu Medispa polishes images both inside and out through a slate of technology-driven aesthetic treatments and weight-loss services. Paramedical aestheticians and seasoned aesthetic-laser operators harness years of training and advanced laser devices to ease specific skin and body issues ranging from acne and fine lines to unwanted hair and excess weight.
Before choosing a treatment, in-depth skin-analysis services can use digital imaging and computer programs to determine the type, condition, and political leanings of a client's skin to devise a custom treatment program, which can include hands-on or light-based facial treatments to brighten each skin cell and leave complexions youthful and radiant.
For more than 20 years, master stylist Henry Mallory has been plying skills polished in the classrooms of Vidal Sassoon in LA and Bumble and bumble in New York to perfect coifs with technical precision. His knowledgeable take on trending hair fashions was recently featured in Eagle Magazine, and he and his staff continually attend fashion shows and training workshops to stay abreast of the latest cut-, color-, and scissors-juggling techniques. His dedication to making the world a more beautiful place is also reflected in the salon's use of fair-trade, environmentally conscious label.m products, which tame tresses using renewable and responsibly harvested ingredients and are never tested on animals.
At Zuma Massage, owner and founder Russell Walgamott forges Eastern and Western massage techniques into completely customizable treatments. The licensed massage therapist, versed in Swedish massage, anatomy and physiology, and Chinese tui na massage, offers soothing sessions in 60-, 90-, and 120-minute increments. Clients can choose between tailor-made custom strokes designed to alleviate their specific maladies or a stress-reducing hot-stone massage. No matter the treatment, Russell confidently backs his services with a 100% guarantee. If a client is not completely satisfied, he'll try again with a complimentary massage or give them a free puppy. Satisfied clients, meanwhile, can enroll in Zuma’s contract- and fee-free membership program, which provides discounts on future services and gift cards.