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Guests who come inside any of Malibu Tan?s many locations are greeted with a handshake. Though that might seem like an old-school approach to customer service, Malibu Tan?s owner encourages it as a genuine way for his staff to connect with each client and provide them with customized services. For more than 15 years, Malibu?s friendly staffers have also connected with higher-profile clients?including the Houston Dymano Girls team?by helping them choose the best of each facility?s tanning options for their skin types. With UV tanning, regardless of whether a client prefers a supine or standup system, they are bound to get a strong tan, as all UV bulbs are changed 200 hours before they hit capacity or finally crack open and release a butterfly. There are also plenty of UV-free options such as VersaSpa sunless tanning, which darkens exteriors with a hydrating DHA-based solution. Each location also offers tan-enhancing products from Designer Skin and California Tan.

5434 West Grand Parkway South
Richmond,
TX
US

Since 1989, the mane-maintaining mavens at Variations Hair Salon have transformed dull strands into enviable displays of put-togetherness with professional cuts and smart stylings for men, women, and children. During each appointment, a rejuvenating shampoo session washes head nests of dirt, oil, and pelican feathers before a talented trimmer carefully cuts strands in the customer’s desired style. A final styling straightens hair and adds bounce to flowing manes, ensuring guests exude style and sophistication. Afterward, visitors can stroll down sidewalks while luring more admiring looks than a baby wrapped in hundred-dollar bills.

700 S 8th St
Richmond,
TX
US

Most popular service: Gel manicure

Brands Used: Shellac, OPI, and Source Vital

Reservations/Appointments: Required

Established: 2007

Staff Size: 1 person

Parking: Parking lot

Q&A with Deedee Rusling, Owner

When and how did you first develop a passion for your work?

I worked in a salon as a secretary and decided I wanted to become a manicurist, own my own business, and pamper people. I love meeting new people, talking to them, and helping them relax.

Do you or your staff have any special certifications or degrees?

I received my Minx Nails certification in 2007.

Out of your entire repertoire, which is your favorite service to perform and why?

I love performing spa pedicures because they are really relaxing for my clients. I also remove dead skin from the feet?something that many salons don't do.

900 Farm to Market 359
Richmond,
TX
US