A Cut Beyond International Salon & Spa's experienced staff dresses nails with lasting layers and reinvents tresses with healthy treatments and Paul Mitchell products. Once manicure-seekers settle into a sanitized station, the technician will swaddle digits with an Axxium gel manicure, a light-cured polish that normally lasts for two weeks or more (a $40 value). During the 45-minute service, nail coatings solidify under a heat lamp so no additional dry-time is required and hands can immediately resume operatic finger-puppet enactments. The spa manicure, a 45-minute treatment, covers digit-endings with preservative-free polish and centers around a hand-and-forearm massage that stimulates senses with tea-tree, lavender, and lemongrass essential oils and unlimited high-fives (a $25 value). Further paw maintenance cleans up cuticles, reshapes nails, and extracts peanut-brittle from beneath nail beds.
Electric razors buzz and scissors snip in Burgo's Barbershop, where expert barbers turn shear-shy mops into respectable tops. In addition to tamping down male manes of all kinds, Burgo's treats faces to hot-towel shaves, and trims unkempt beards into dapper designs. The shop also welcomes little gentlemen to sit in its swivel stools for pint-sized haircuts or to sit in meditative silence until their first mustaches appear.
Under the expert guidance of registered nurses Judith A. DiGravio and Gail S. Driscoll, the staff at Bella Derma Aesthetics harnesses the FDA-approved Zerona cold-laser technology, designed to reduce corporeal circumferences by an average of 3.5 inches. During each session, clients relax beneath a beam-slinging apparatus for 40 minutes as it glides low-light lasers over their waistline, back, hips, and thighs, emulsifying adipose tissue so that fat can sneak its way out of the body. The disintegrated lipid depots can then be absorbed by the body’s obsessively tidy lymphatic system and expelled through its natural detoxification process and complex system of waterslides.
The aestheticians at Ess Aar Beauty Salon aren’t just locked in on offering one service—though the salon specializes in hair removal and facials, the staff also offers a slate of skin-renewal and body-beautifying services. Here, clients wait in black leather chairs in the sleek waiting room before heading into private-waxing and massage rooms, indulging in a pomegranate facial or a hot-stone Swedish rubdown, or having their eyebrows shaped during a threading session. Clients can also have intricate henna tattoos drawn on their hands, or have makeup professionally applied before attending special occasions such as monster-truck rallies.
A style haven for the entire family, Salon Serenity Hair Design offers services for men, women, and children. Though the trained and talented stylists focus mainly on manes, they also beautify clients with cosmetic services such as airbrush tanning and waxing treatments for expressive areas such as the eyebrows, chin, and moustache. For more comprehensive care, the team can also upgrade finished looks with progressive treatments such as keratin treatments and extensions.
Reflecting a spirit of diversity, Four 40 Beauty Salon congregates a team of coif clippers, aestheticians, and massage therapists under one roof to administer beautifying and relaxing services to a multicultural, all-ages clientele. Locks succumb to a full menu of cuts, colors, and conditioning treatments, and men can get more gussied up with beard and mustache trims. But the studio walls listen to more than just the snipping of scissors and the screams of severed hair falling to the ground. Skilled aestheticians pamper faces with a menu of facials and skilled muscle menders work out kinks and tension with an array of massages, such as Swedish and deep tissue.