As the first exclusive blow dry bar to open in Northern Idaho, Stylebar transforms tresses into sleek, sultry, or beachy looks in about 30 minutes. Lifelong friends and business partners Sarah Hess and Sara Dalebout channel their passion for high-end hair styling to create professional looks ready made for the streets of Hollywood, Manhattan, and everywhere in-between. Their team's hair experts make clients look magazine-ready through blowouts that create sleek locks, cascading waves, and big, soft curls. Those with short hair can take advantage of The Shortie's perfect teasing, and those who love following the latest trends can bring in a photo of the tousled high pony or messy braid they want.
Vaulted ceilings, dangling chandeliers, and oversize windows bring an airy feel to The Masters Touch Salon where Sara Skaufel, a skilled stylists with more than eight years experience cutting in the Pacific Northwest, creates face-flattering coifs. During color treatments, she works with clients to find a hue that best complements their skin tone and personality?be it a bold, all-over color or subtle smattering of highlights. Sarah uses only the finest hair products, such as All Nutrient, Red Ken, Gold Well, and Matrix's products, and is certified in So.Cap hair extensions.
From within Cartel Inc., nail technician Jennifer Haney keeps digits sparkling with a range of mani-pedis. She demonstrates her artistry with fades and glittery designs, which include holiday-themed four-leaf clovers and snowflakes. For a more natural look, she affixes nails with pink-and-white acrylics or long-lasting gel polish.
The staff behind the shears at Sharmaine Nichole, Beauty & Barber do what they can to make a positive impact on their community?whether by sprucing up the appearances of clients or volunteering for local causes. Situated on the edge of the historic Browne?s Addition neighborhood, the Paul Mitchell Focus salon immerses itself in the area?s young urban market. It invites guests inside for haircuts, straight-razor shaves, body waxes, and makeup services to help them prep for a prom, wedding, or KISS audition. They even pamper guys with straight-razor shaves and male-centric spa treatments, such as a warm-towel facial massage. When they?re not indulging clients, the Sharmaine Nichole staff can be found out in the neighborhood, participating in runway presentations, working with local fashion businesses, and raising awareness about various topics. The staff also keep up to date with the latest trends and fashion through Paul Mitchell.
Janet Carpenter is always learning. The 10-year veteran stylish has trained her hands to perform precision cuts at Vidal Sassoon Academy and now teaches new generations of stylists about I.C.O.N. hair products. But her skills really shine outside of the classroom and inside the studio, where she invigorates downtrodden locks with signature cuts, color, and deep-conditioning services.
A graduate of Aveda's advanced training program in San Francisco, Katrina Crocker brings a wealth of knowledge to her work at 1020 Salon. She augments her haircuts with hot-towel treatments, scalp massages, and straight-razor neck shaves and includes a hand massage with color treatments. For all of her services, she uses vegan, organic, and animal-cruelty-free salon products.