It’s easy to feel pretty in a space as gorgeous as Ide Mania’s. This luxe salon compliments its beautifying patrons with an earth tone color scheme accented with shades of lime, lemon and wood, while giving off a big city vibe that’s backed up with views of high-rise offices through expansive windows. The fashionable but friendly staff is skilled with dramatic up-dos, highlights or lowlights, dimensional coloring and specialties like a tourmaline charged radiance facial. Regulars like the salon for the basics, such as trims, blowouts or underarm waxing, but also for the full treatments, including wedding make-up applications. Special occasion sessions at Ide Mania are made all the more unique thanks to its beautiful location, exemplary space and top-notch service.
Wrinkles don't fare well at Phoenix Laser & Rejuvenation Center. Blame it on the center's photofacials, microdermabrasion treatments, chemical peels, and Botox injections, which are regularly prescribed for patients who want more youthful-looking complexions. The face isn't the only part of the body that receives attention, though. The staff also offers noninvasive laser treatments for removing hair and spider veins.
Elizabeth Trevino, licensed aesthetician and skincare educator, polishes her patrons’ appearances with facials, body waxing, and eyelash-extension services. Specializing in Xtreme eyelash extensions, Trevino carefully selects varying lengths and thicknesses of faux lashes to blend seamlessly with natural sets, bonding them lash by lash to create volume and length. Water-resistant Xtreme lashes hug lids for up to six weeks of mascara-free winking, eventually shedding from natural lashes during their growth cycle or after riding a motorcycle over a bonfire. During skin-treatment sessions, Trevino educates clients about skin types and proper care while smoothing faces with brightening microdermabrasion sessions, moisturizing hydra facials, and pumpkin peels that brighten expressions more effectively than dipping one’s face in wood varnish.
Step in to Salon D’Shayn for all manner of beautifying procedures, from Brazilian waxes to eyelash tinting and more. This funky Phoenix space provides facials, anti-aging treatments and – just for the men – old fashioned warm lather straight razor shaves, complete with scalp massage to round out the pampering. In a friendly touch, drinks and snacks are offered to guests waiting to be seated, and it’s not uncommon to see someone enjoying an ice cold beer with his or her manicure. Keeping the art theme alive and well, the relaxed ambience at Salon D’Shayn features hip music, installations by local artists and a run of teal banquettes, Asian embroidered pillows and a gold ceiling shimmering with pendant lights.
As an Aveda salon, Salon Embellish amasses nourishing, plant-based Aveda products to fuel each of its beauty services. Natural and aromatic essential oils help therapists? fingers glide over sore muscles during massage sessions, which can incorporate gentle or intense pressure, depending on the client?s needs. Gentle Aveda dyes maintain hair health during color treatments, and stylists can also repair previous damage by snipping off split ends or applying a restorative hair mask. Skin soaks up nutrients during a range of facial and body treatments, including a back facial that can make it look like you don?t even have a face on your back.
Violet and Susan, the owners of Revera, recognize scent as an integral way of calming nerves, invigorating spirits, and balancing a life full of stresses. With the goal of making the sense of smell a larger part of community consciousness, the pair decided to reintroduce the benefits of scent through the aromatic essential oils in their shop. They now craft artisanal bath, body, and fragrance products whose aromatherapeutic qualities aim to correct internal imbalances while surrounding clients in complex, stimulating scents.
Interspersed with jars of nutrient-filled sea salts and skin-soothing creams, the shop showcases herbal milk-bath concoctions blended with flowers, oat tops, and rose petals that work to soothe and soften skin, just like sleeping under a patchwork quilt of fabric softeners. The shop’s bottles of deep-purple glass also protect perfumes and lotions from harmful UV rays, lengthening the lifespan of products while serving as a reusable container for the shop’s refill services. Clients can opt to create their own signature scent in one of the shop’s custom perfume workshops, or sample a new aroma every month in the shop’s Menagerie program, in which clients get a monthly fragrance that blends scents of the season with grated calendar pieces.