Licensed aesthetician Ashley Wiley dedicates her skin expertise to combating acne and rosacea. Her focused menu of personalized skincare services tackles skin imperfections with dermatological stratagems that, much like most buoyant paper airplane designs, hinge on years of ruthless research. A 45-minute consultation establishes the state of your epidermal union, and Ashley immediately recommends regimens to begin quelling unsightly anomalies in her care and on your own at home. Her basic acne treatment resembles a typical facial, but the custom blend of deep cleansing, exfoliation, and extractions eradicate dastardly oils at their source. Chemical peels and microdermabrasion treatments are Ashley's two methods of intense exfoliation, and ionic footbaths deploy electrolysis to neutralize toxins and swallowed 9-volt batteries.
Brandi Nuttall, the owner of Dolce Salon & Spa, must believe that you can never have too much of a good thing. Expanding upon her first and second Dolce locations, which measure in at 12,000 and 13,000 square feet, respectively, she opened the third hub in 2007, and now there is a fourth. The 30,000-square-foot behemoth built in 2007 houses 62 styling stations, 21 spa rooms, 14 pedicure thrones, a makeup counter, a brow bar, and manicure stations. All four locations boast the same services?though at different scales?as well as men?s hair and spa treatments and bridal styling. Unlike hotels that charge extra for doorknobs and oxygen, the salons have a generous streak. They provide hairstyling services to those who donate to Locks of Love, spa services to local foster children, and hair clippings to areas affected by oil spills.
Mitti Arabella Davis, a licensed aesthetician, founded Arabella's Total Skin Care in 2005. Today, she polishes her clients with services that combat skin damage wrought by father time and his moody cousin, the environment. Arabella's microdermabrasion and chemical peels launch deep attacks at enlarged pores and uneven pigmentation, while a variety of facials take a gentler approach. Her signature oxygenation facial provides an especially delicate caress, drawing oxygen to the skin's surface to produce a warm and radiant glow. Waxing, makeup artistry, and eyelash extensions are the finishing touches on her service menu's blushing visage.
Julian Luna and Jim Le opened J Salon in 2006, and have since built up a team of experienced stylists with specialties ranging from Japanese thermal straightening to full-on makeovers. With products from Bumble and bumble and Moroccanoil in tow, they revamp looks with highlights, cuts, and full colors or touchups. Their expertise led the staff to enter a “hair wars” competition, a runway show designed to display the creativity of Phoenix area hair stylists. Along with hair care, J Salon helps clients get rid of the hair they don’t want with lip and eyebrow waxing services.
One hour. In the time it takes to watch one prime-time drama, the trained technicians at Pure White Lounge can whiten teeth by up to eight shades. Armed with a hydrogen-peroxide or carbomide-peroxide gel and a safe—yet powerful—LED lamp, the team transforms less-than-white grins into radiant smiles without the cold sterility of a traditional dental office. A rundown of proper aftercare—such as avoiding soda for 24 hours or using only crocheted mouth guards—concludes each treatment, guiding clients to up to two years of whiter and brighter smiles.
Our bodies are constantly subjected to the stresses of work, family, and clingy shadows, so the staff at Color Me Bella Spa and Salon works hard to ensure clients look and feel their best. Stylists transform tresses with cut and coloring treatments and aestheticians swiftly remove fuzz from brows during waxing sessions. In addition to hair services, clients can opt for a mani-pedi or botanical facial, or retreat to a private room for a therapeutic hot stone massage at the hands of the spa's licensed massage therapist.