Working alongside the other creative staff members at Society Salon, nail tech Kim beautifies clients' fingers and toes with a gel polish application, using high-quality polishes from O.P.I. Glitter toes are a specialty and can add a dash of sparkle to all ten toes, while gel polish on your nails help digits resist chips, scratches, and the urge to plunge themselves into freshly frosted cupcakes for weeks on end.
Michele Anderson, a member of Origins’ professional staff of beauty boosters, unveils dermal radiance with her customized spa services. The 50-minute FaceTime Express facial employs G.M. Collin products to suffuse parched façades and deeply cleanse pores, removing toxins from the premises and bringing them into the station for questioning. A clinical peel then strips away dry and cantankerous skin cells, permitting skin’s natural bioluminescence to shine through and leaving faces fresher than a shrink-wrapped daisy. Finally, treat guises to a tailored mask befitting their skin type and assuage envious hands and shoulders with a complimentary massage.
Amethyst Spa & Salon was founded in 1973 by Yvonne Wilson, who continues to own and operate the center. A licensed aesthetician and holistic practitioner, she has carved out a space where creature comforts tend to the spirit while practitioners tend to the body. Upon arrival, clients are invited to slip into a comfy full-length robe and sip on a complimentary beverage. After treatments, they can relax in the lounge, where soft music, a fireplace, and beverages prolong the effects of their treatment and delay a return to the outside world and to still-unfinished Yahtzee games in their 19th hours.
Of course, it's what happens between those bookend spa moments in that has kept Amethyst in business for more than 40 years. Clients indulge in a deluxe power repair facial, its fruit enzyme exfoliants coaxing radiant colours from the skin. Or, they revel in a warm seaweed and mineral mud wrap, during which botanical extracts send aromas into the air while nourishing ingredients work their magic. The spa also features manicures and pedicures, a salt cave, and a thermo acupressure massage bed.
For the stylists at Salon Bella, staying ahead of fashion and technology is of utmost importance. That is why they undergo continual training in emerging hair, nail, and skin techniques and use only high-quality products to beautify clients. They lavish tresses with Aveda haircare products and polish faces with PCA peels.
Tangles Salon and Day Spa's multitalented Candice Smith bedazzles guests from head to toe with a comprehensive menu of beauty-bolstering services. During the approximately 45-minute mani-pedi, a warm-water soak softens up hands and feet before a lemon-verbena scrub jettisons expired skin. Candice then applies a tension-taming massage and dolls up nails with a shaping and polishing once reserved for Claymation cars. Guests kick back and relax as their feet yield to meticulous filing that smoothes out rough calluses. All of Tangles’ pampering services take place in a private room, where beneficiaries are free to sip complimentary tea, coffee, or wine to show off polished nails with exaggerated pinky raises.