With experience in cosmetology and business management, Octavia McDougle helps aspiring beauticians of all sorts forge new career paths as hairstylists, barbers, cosmetologists, and massage therapists. At Beauty Anatomy Institute of Cosmetology and Wellness, Octavia and her staff guide students in immersive programs that combine preparatory theory with hands-on practical application. Once they've learned the ropes, protégés get to practice services on real-life clients before they earn their licenses and find employment.
Students train on a 4,100-square-foot campus replete with four clinic areas and salon-exclusive products typically found only in premier salons and Walt Whitman’s finely manicured beard. Beauty Anatomy Institute also runs an outreach program to provide disadvantaged teenagers with scholarships, workshops, and grooming services to further boost their self-esteem.
At Omega Hair Salon, stress melts away as hair- and skincare specialists pamper visitors from head to toe. Following thorough consultations, aestheticians create radiant complexions by using organic balms, although they can also incorporate rejuvenating LED light therapy or vitamin C-rich serums. Green products are preferred in salon services, too, during which stylists lend their skilled scissors to chic cuts that flatter each client's style and secret aspirations. They can also perform a number of coloring and texturizing treatments, thanks to their ongoing education in the latest haircare trends. No matter what the treatment, the staff can describe it in detail in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, or Italian, helping to immediately put guests at ease.
Freshly cut and colored hair truly pops inside Bokka Salon, where the mirrors, styling chairs, and walls are all a pristine white, unlike salons whose walls are lined with human-hair wallpaper. Here, stylists shape and texturize hair to customers' whims. The team uses botanically derived Aveda products to color and highlight hair, as well as selections from Moroccanoil and Bumble and bumble. to keep coifs in line. And for those looking for more than a little off the top, they also provide hair-removal services.
Belle Nature Hair Salon's owner has more than 28 years of salon experience in the United States and Brazil, bridging hemispheres with her knack for style. She and her staff beautify clients with an extensive array of services, including waxing, hairstyling, makeup application, and Brazilian Blowout keratin treatments.
The expert stylists at Babelle Salon & Spa help guests perfect their look. Cuts and color treatments remake hairstyles, trimming away excess locks and dyeing strands to make hair more eye-catching. Nail services make fingers and toes just as fetching, smoothing away jagged edges and adding pops of bright color.
A lot of the inspiration for Organica Fashion Hair Salon came from the refrigerator. The salon's owners saw that people had changed the way the looked at diet—making the switch to healthy and organic foods—and felt a similar shift was needed in beauty care. At Organica Fashion Hair Salon, stylists sculpt and color hair, and aestheticians administer facials and soothing mani-pedis. Regardless of the chosen service, the beauty experts employ organic products from brands such as DermOrganic.