The Nails & More photo gallery explodes with more colors than a crayon box––but what's most impressive is the precision. Among the many literal thumbnail shots are tiny geometric shapes, repeating designs, as well as precisely applied solid shades for more subtle decoration. For long-lasting beauty, spa guests may also request durable Gelish polish, which can go up to two weeks without chipping.
After leaving Brows 2 Lashes, customers sport a wardrobe of different designs on their nails, including zebra stripes, polka dots, and Hello Kitty faces. Stylists thread and wax eyebrows, shaping hairs into soft and curving lines and applying eyebrow extensions. Mani-pedis re-envision nails in dozens of vibrant colors and designs, including pastels for Easter and binary code for Bill Gates’ birthday.
The experienced and certified therapists at Restorative Therapies, LLC specialize in the treatment of chronic pain and physical and emotional distress. The treatments offered work to rid fatigued bodies and their sticky, viscous auras of all things unpleasant. An hour-long massage, utilizing your choice of deep-tissue or neuromuscular therapy, targets deeply embedded body pain, retrieves it, and reduces it to ash at a safe distance. Alternately, energy healing in the mode of reiki, reconnective, or Pranic Healing is entrenched in eastern spiritual and medical traditions, and works to repair the less-visible but still important energies that surround the human body.
After years working at impersonal chains, the owners founded No Limits Hair & Style Salon in 1981 to stake out a space for their own creative expression. Today, their experienced staff of stylists work with all hair types, customizing coiffures to each client’s personal style and size of umbrella hat. Male and female patrons can update locks with a new cut, or opt to tint locks as part of a complete styling package. Deep conditioning and shine treatments fortify manes and boost sheen, leaving hair is as shiny as the armor of the losing knight in a butterstick joust.
Beautiful You Skincare Specialties' owner Sarah Smelley boasts certifications in aesthetic procedures such as dermal leveling, chemical peels, and microdermabrasion, allowing her to take on epidermal upkeep with a tailored approach. Custom facials work to diminish blemishes or signs of aging, first by asking nicely, then by cleansing and lacquering faces with restorative products from companies such as Dermalogica and Atache. Chemical peels spark an accelerated exfoliation process that reveals a more youthful complexion, and LED light therapy smoothes out blemishes and boosts collagen production, splashing faces with more multicolored light than a head butt from a rainbow.
The stylists at Salon Bella keep their clients up to date on style trends with luxurious beauty services that include both haircare and nailcare. And the elegance doesn’t stop with their service menu. The salon is decorated with textured walls, rich fabrics, exposed brick, and sleek red and black furniture, with styling chairs situated in front of vintage-like dressers adorned with ornately framed mirrors that make everyone look like a young royalty.
Licensed massage therapist Kimberly M. Johnson employs seven different styles of kneads to release her clients’ physical and emotional tensions. An annual participant in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Kimberly knows firsthand that athletic movements—as well as day-to-day activities—can put a strain on the body’s muscles. She combines her knowledge of anatomy with a compassionate approach during 60- to 90-minute Swedish massages that unwind knotted muscle fibers with alternating pressures. Aside from this popular modality and its deep-tissue sibling, Kimberly targets athletic ailments with specialized sports massages and prepares muscles for mashing with warm, smooth stones placed along the back or hurled at spots of tension.