“No beauty left behind” may be the motto at Merranda's Salon and Day Spa, where stylists, aestheticians, and massage therapists combine their talents to spruce up clients’ entire exteriors. Stylists treat heads of hair to cuts, color, and texturizing treatments, and nail technicians make sure your fingers are for ready flaunting. As for waxing services, they leave skin smooth and silky, unlike the lanes at an old bowling alley the weeds have begun to reclaim.
Most Popular Service: Vit C Treatment Facial
Brands Used: Jan Marini, Dermalogica
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Free street parking
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Pro Tip: Enjoy complimentary wine or beverage while browsing through the boutique.
People go to spas to forget about the outside world. How does your decor help create an atmosphere where visitors can unwind?
Our beautiful salon is located inside a house that was built in the 1920s and features a boutique full of accessories.
Besides making clients happy, what do you like most about your job?
Being able to make a difference in peoples lives through their skin.
What is the best reaction you?ve ever gotten from a client?
Tears of joy after their acne starts to diminish
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
I provide clients with personalized treatment for the care and well-being of the body.
GS Hair owner Greg Saumure is so particular about who he hires that he created The Cut Test, a trial by scissors that challenges prospective stylists to execute five different haircut styles as well as demonstrate mastery in coloring tresses. The result is a staff of Paul Mitchell? and Vidal Sassoon?educated stylists with such extensive knowledge that they can cut a trendy bob while blindfolded with a writhing koala. These stylists work their mane magic across a 3,000-square-foot space complete with 20 hair stations, ergonomically designed shampoo bowls, and even a mani-pedi lounge.
Poular Jervonne, a polytextural cosmetologist who can style any type of hair from any ethnicity, works closely with clients to craft customized hairstyles that suit their unique personalities. Aside from hair services for women, men, and children, the multitalented salon expert can also beautify nails with manicures and pedicures, expertly apply makeup, and wax away unwanted facial hair. Poular also keeps track of new techniques, tools, and trends to keep the service menu up to date.
No acne, wrinkle, or enlarged pore gets by aesthetician Katy. That’s because she has a slate of treatments to combat unruly skin. Her balancing facials include a custom treatment mask, and her peels resurface faces. She also uses a diamond-tipped microdermabrasion wand to clear out dead skin cells or to ward off evil spirits from the island Porecloggia.
Licensed stylist Shené Dinkins has been crafting creative hairdos for more than a decade. As the name suggests, she dyes locks at The Beauty of Color by Shené, creating multidimensional hair hues. She also relaxes natural hair, sews in weaves, and constructs intricate updos.