Taking their name from the 18% chromium and 8% nickel that transform regular steel into stainless steel, the staff of 18|8 Fine Men's Salons master grooming services to transform their clients into chiseled gentlemen. A greeter waits at the salon entrance with a complimentary beverage for each client and guides him to his stylist's booth or to a private or semiprivate treatment area for facials, massage, and other grooming sessions. Stylists carefully cut and color the hair of their clients, finishing Executive cuts and styles with five-minute shoulder massages and Bay Rum hot towels.
Technicians groom hands with MANicures and faces with straight-edge blade shaves and hot lather eos moisturizing shave cream. Guests can relax during 20-minute therapeutic massages to finish their visit and ease any tension built up in hands and forearms by excessive whittling.
[[m:####J Beverly Hills J Beverly Hills' exclusive brand of organically based, botanical-infused products is designed to coax strands into beautiful shapes and textures. In combination with these advanced haircare products, stylists harness their respective passions to revitalize clients' coiffures, facial appearances, and spirits. Along with cut and style services, hair can be enhanced by interwoven highlights, keratin treatments, or extensions adhered to hairlines via peer pressure. Stylists can also makeover faces with the salon's lineup of Brow Bar treatments, which can enhance lashes and brows or instruct patrons in the art of proper makeup application.:m]]
Though Salon Xia exists within a century-old cottage, its interior is nowhere near outdated. And that?s because owner Mark Mayner decided to keep the space airy, bright, and clean through the use of stained wooden accents and large, sun-soaked windows. Such contemporary touches wrap around the salon space, where stylists can often be found coloring and highlighting hair with high-end products including Aveda Full Spectrum and Redken Color Fusion dyes. The stylists also reach for Unite haircare products as they create new 'dos that are further informed by ongoing teachings from the Toni and Guy Academy.
While the term organic is most commonly used in a grocery store, it is also has a place in the salon world. Using cruelty-free, vegan products, recyclable materials, and a reusable building, the stylists at VP Salon Organic create chic, modern looks without causing harm to the body or the surrounding environment. The brains behind the operation, stylist Vincenzo Papasidero, is committed to offering high quality services that eschew the harsh chemicals and animal-derived products used in so many salons. He believes that this commitment to eco-friendly products is essential, because when his clients leave his salon, they can feel good about their own health and the health of the environment. And during each service, Papasidero, who mastered the art of the dry cut while living in the Italian Riviera, and his team approach clients as a consultant might, helping to create personalized looks with the utmost attention.
Isabel, a lead stylist and makeup artist at Tangles Salon, has spent her seven years in the field specializing in a number of styling techniques. She is a hair-color expert with ample skills in balayage highlights, ombre effect, and color correction. She knows the Deva haircutting techniques for curly hair, and trims a clean hairline on men. The talented stylist is also certified in ShrinkLink and Skin Weft hair extensions.
Stylist, Tonya Fairley is a L'Or?al Professionnel educator and has been designing hair with DevaCut certification for more than 20 years. The DevaCurl Curly Girl dry haircut is a process that, like carving your name on the seat of a Tilt-A-Whirl, takes about 90 minutes and produces distinctive curls. The hair tamer also specializes in balayage and ombre highlights, straightening treatments, and extensions.