The gurus at Colorific Hair Color Salon believe that in order to successfully transform looks, you need a plan. Before any strands shift hues, a director colorist meets with new clients to craft an attack strategy based on their hair type, facial features, and desire to camouflage themselves in a field of wheat. A dedicated technician then custom blends a mix of Schwarzkopf color products, deftly painting and using foils to create the desired look.
Although their products are high quality and their services are indulgent, Colorific’s crew keeps costs low. To do this, they let patrons blow-dry and finish their own look at a self-styling station. But for those seeking a full-service salon day, they also offer precision cuts, styling lessons, and makeup applications using the natural, preservative-free bareMinerals line by Bare Escentuals.
Cherry-red hair dryers whir in the hands of licensed stylists at Shear Magic as they brush through the strands of their male and female clients’ hair. The salon's menu of hair services includes cuts, highlights, and perms, in addition to feather extensions for ducklings that are slow bloomers. Additionally, the stylists consult with their clients before each cut to make sure new styles match clients' personalities and complement their face shape. Inside the salon, shelves of Redken, American Crew, and Paul Mitchell hair products stand in the waiting area ready to accompany customers home, and photos of trendy hairstyles line the walls to inspire new looks.
Situated inside a cozy A-frame building, The Loft Hair Salon's owner Karen Paola Mena runs a tight ship—as evidenced by a gleaming interior with natural wooden floors, clean, modern lines, and freestanding styling stations. There, stylists bend diligently over heads using Wella Professional haircare products to snip and style tresses. A complete suite of services run the glam gamut, from women's and men's haircuts and color treatments to high-octane hair removal via swiftly removed wax.
Zen Salon & Spa offers an array of hair- and skincare services for patrons looking to spruce up and pamper their head and body coverings. Professional stylists can shear and shape customers' tresses (starting at $40 for women, $26 for men), add hues to 'dos (starting at $50 for single-process color), or apply moisturizing and protein treatments (starting at $20 each). Zen’s skilled waxers can target unwanted fuzz on brows (starting at $14), bikini lines ($36), and aging strawberries. During the spa's 30-minute express facial, an epidermis expert aims to refresh faces on the fly with a deep pore cleansing, exfoliation, and mini massage (starting at $40).
A Cut Above Hair Studio is a Redken Elite Salon. That means the on-staff hairstylists, colorists, nail technicians, and skincare specialists not only boast years of practice, but they do their diligence to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and techniques.
Over on the salon side, stylists provide designer cuts personalized to each client; they'll add color, give hair shape and volume, or straighten it to create a look that suits their client's individual features and lifestyle. Skincare services are just as personalized—during the custom spa facial, aestheticians employ warm towels, toners, moisturizers, and steam to wrestle out whatever blemishes are interfering with skin's natural radiance. Massages and body wraps round out the pampering services, offering respite from stresses such as work deadlines or trying to get your dog to eat your homework.