During more than two decades in the beauty industry, Charity—the head of Hair 1 and Spa 2—has amassed a wide-ranging arsenal of expertise, excelling in fields as diverse as laser hair removal and manicures. In her capacity as a stylist, her cut and color services revamp coifs, and her facials, peels, and Photo Lite age-spot treatments rejuvenate the faces beneath them. Alternatively, her massages, which include Swedish or deep tissue, dissolve stress and facilitate internal harmony. Clients can pop into her Zen-like salon or schedule an appointment for her to visit their homes or live-in solariums.
Swing by this authorized Apple abode to find a full stock of Apple's newest gadgets and gismos. Current featured computers include the new iMac (starting at $1,199), which has super-fast graphics, a sleek desktop design, and a wireless keyboard and magic mouse. The newest MacBook ($999) touts next-generation NVIDIA graphics, a 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 2GB of memory, and up to 10 hours of battery life. Hard-core hard drive connoisseurs can visit MacAuthority to test drive Mac's fastest, most powerful computer yet—the all-new Mac Pro (starting at $2,499, which delivers top-notch processing speeds, graphics, storage abilities, and bragging rights. The shop also boasts a friendly, knowledgeable staff to answer any questions, and to help pair you with your technological soul mate.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 11?25 people
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Pumpkin peels and Brazilian waxing
Brands Used: ilike, Salon Sugar Products, Circadia, H2T professional peels
Pro Tip: I have 15+ years experience as an aesthetician.
Do you offer your customers any extra perks?
Coffee, tea, or hot chocolate.
The interior of a business can affect how its customers feel. What kind of decor do you use to help make your clients feel pampered and at ease?
Relaxing, yet chic and trendy.
What steps do you take to make your clients feel at ease?
I provide quality services using organic products. I become acquainted with the client, and assess the goals and needs of each client before providing any service. My goal is to provide each client with an exceptional service in a relaxing, comfortable environment.
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
Besides having 15 years of aesthetics experience, I was an educator for a spa for 10 years.
Those who glance at Elegant Nails and Hair's service menu might find nail treatments that they hadn't even heard of before. Indeed, within a bright space marked by robins'-egg-blue walls, plush pedicure chairs, and cherry-wood accents, the staff administers everything from cheetah-patterned nail art to french-tip acrylics. In addition to hands and feet, the staff beautifies its clients with eyebrow waxes, makeup applications, and natural hairstyles such as box braids and locs.
The Spa at Merle Norman deploys its epidermis-doting expert Jennifer Chaney to dole out personalized pampering based on skin type and lifestyle analysis. Suitable for all skin types and credit histories, the 75-minute Pamper Me facial rehydrates dry facial husks and exfoliates blemish-prickled pores with a regiment of customized pampering. After a deep-down refreshing cleanse, de-funked faces are steamed, masked, and masterfully moisturized, leaving each one as irresistibly smooth as a freshly buttered gazing ball. A face, décolleté, and hand massage rounds out the visage-improving romp, and Jennifer will also suggest the proper domicile upkeep for retaining revived guises.
Eclips Barber Shop and Salon caters to men, women, and children alike with hairstyles that range from traditional to modern and eccentric. The staff grooms men with straight-razor shaves and haircuts and beautifies women with hair coloring and highlights.