DeeDee Black's love of hair began as a child, when she spent many happy hours playing with her grandmother's wig and styling it into different looks. DeeDee went on to attend cosmetology school and has used her degree, creativity, and passion for hair in her role as a production stylist for media, print, and fashion shows. In addition to her hometown of New York City, she's worked across the country in fashion-forward cities such as Miami and LA. She also has shared her knowledge by working as a hairstyling instructor for Make-Up Designory and an instructor for Dallas Academy of Hair Extensions. Today, as a certified Athena Hair Extensions specialist, DeeDee elongates and enhances clients' looks with extensions, Brazilian knots, microlink, and clip-ins.
A team of hairstylists, skin experts, and one talented nail technician works its aesthetic magic between Simplicity Salon & Spa?s deep-red walls and sleek-tiled floor. Always up-to-date on the latest styles, techniques, and booster shots, the salon?s stylists snip and color strands and add floor-sweeping length with extensions. The resident nail tech works nearby, treating tired dogs to an indulgent foot facial and decorating digits with nail art. Meanwhile, inside a private spa room, aestheticians and massage therapists erase stress with three types of facials, full-body salt scrubs, and Swedish, deep-tissue, and hot-stone massages.
Water swirls around a washbasin at Luxe Salon & Spa, draining away Bumble and bumble products from hair as clients rest on comfy reclining seats. Exposed brick walls and hardwood floors surround them, lending the space a loft-like aesthetic, and hanging steel lights illuminate a row of swiveling chairs where stylists set to work. Here, the beauty experts pamper guests with salon services such as color treatments, hair extensions, and blowouts. The salon also offers mani-pedis, waxing treatments, and eyelash extensions that make eyes pop more than rimming them with highlighter.
Dawn Curry has worked in the beauty industry for seven years, with experience ranging from applying cosmetics for television appearances to teaching styling techniques to other professionals. Now, patrons of Southern Roots Salon get the full benefit of her experience. She transforms hues with Pravana coloring products, snips tresses into flattering styles, and infuses strands with highlights and lowlights to create dimension. Turquoise furniture and salvaged doors with distressed paint create a chic Bohemian vibe inside the salon.