Science meets art at North Fulton Plastic Surgery. As a board-certified plastic surgeon and otolaryngologist who has operated a private practice since 1998, Dr. Brian Howard commits to helping his patients achieve their aesthetic goals by recommending and performing an array of surgical as well as noninvasive procedures. Although their surgeries can affect dramatic cosmetic changes, Dr. Howard's technicians and aestheticians also enlist an assortment of cutting-edge technologies to yield equally impressive results from their noninvasive treatments. In addition to the Fraxel technology and the Q-switched Nd:YAG and ruby laser systems, the center also features devices that harness ultrasounds or radio frequency waves to promote spot fat reduction. Together, their medical and medspa treatments can boost patients' confidence by helping them look svelte and more youthful than the picture on their Big Wheel-driver's license.
At Salon Via, every color and haircut is a team effort. For only after a consultation with the client can the stylist create a 'do that best represents their personality. The salon's owner and an experienced stylist himself?leads the staff as they work to discover each client's perfect hue, ideal length, and favorite flavor of hair mousse. The team has some non-human help as well, thanks to shelves stocked with products from the likes of Moroccanoil, White Sands, Bain de Terre, and Surface Styling.
Trained in advanced precision cutting and coloring at Vidal Sassoon Academy, Zahra Negin has spent more than two decades as a stylist, including managing a top salon in Los Angeles. However, in addition to this experience, an equally important credential is her own hair?a mane of dynamic, natural-looking blond. At her eponymous salon, she specializes in color and cuts for blonds, although she and her team can also style hair of other hues with chic cuts, custom highlights, and keratin-straightening treatments. The team also customizes hair to clients' lifestyles, aesthetics, and collections of tiny hats by offering comprehensive consultations, before styling, shampooing, and conditioning hair with products by brands such as K?rastase and Moroccanoil. For an additional customer-friendly touch, the salon offers complimentary extras, such as shampoos with neck massages.
Charmagne Grant, master stylist and owner of Salon Envy, comes to Atlanta by way of Kingston, Jamaica and the Big Apple. She brings nearly two decades of beauty industry experience to her salon, where she oversees a team of fellow stylists and massage therapists. This crew specializes in cuts, colors, and glamorous styles, and are equally adept at working with both natural hair and weave extensions. Click here to view their style gallery, which features bold wedding updos and stunning red-carpet downdos.
The team of stylists and cosmetologists at Sara Hair & Spa are devoted to helping their clients achieve silky-smooth hair and even smoother skin. While custom cuts and coloring services transform hair, threading and waxing treatments remove it from unwanted areas, such as the face or soles of the feet. Staff also perform soothing facials, and ready bridal parties for the big day with airbrush makeup or henna applications. To care for hair, the team relies on high-end products by Redken, Matrix, and Loreal?and to add color to faces, they use MAC Cosmetics. The salon's decor soothes visitors with a rich color palette of creams and reds.
Visits to Spoiled Opulence Salon are meant to be more of an indulgence than a standard appointment. Here, glamour and client satisfaction are always the main focus, and a team of stylists—some of whom who have been featured on television and worked as celebrity stylists—stand at the ready to create dramatic, face-flattering new looks. Beyond cuts and coloring services, the staff can perform hair makeovers using hydrating steam and micro-link extensions that aim to create soft, natural-looking hair. Whatever the desired outcome, they utilize top-quality salon products from brands such as Moroccanoil and Design Essentials. The specialists also look below the hairline, waxing eyebrows or affixing natural-looking synthetic lashes to ensure guests leave refreshed and ready to wink with aplomb.