Outside Reflections Salon’s front doors, softly cascading water flows from a five-tiered stone fountain, an ideal welcome for guests entering the salon for pampering hair care. Along with cuts for men, women, and kids, the always-friendly stylists transform tresses with Japanese chemical straightening and keratin treatments, plus hair extensions. Waxing, mani-pedis, and facials are also available, and the team can render spiral perms to mimics the look of staircases in a firehouse or silo apartment.
Customers at Endless Sun Tanning Salon have a choice: they can rub on tanning lotions from Devoted Creations and Designer Skin and climb into their choice of three levels of UV tanning beds, or they can sign up for a sunless spray tan—the bronzing formulas of which are aided by antioxidant ingredients. If they like, the can also schedule a manicure or pedicure with chip-resistant CND Shellac polishes, and even schedule a mobile spray-tan party to add flair to a wedding shower or needless distraction to a parent-teacher conference.
Salon owner Deborah Nava and husband Michael draw upon more than 40 years of combined of experience and wisdom gleaned from Deborah's stints with Sebastian of Beverly Hills and Allen Edwards of Newport Beach and Michael's training at the International Dior Academy to curate customized, face-flattering coifs. Though stylists customize cuts to flatter each client’s style or conceal budding antlers, the shearing team specializes in youthful hairstyles, sculpting asymmetric looks, and applying vivid highlights. Stylists also festoon strands with the latest flourishes such as keratin treatments and feather extensions. Additionally, hair gurus happily instruct clients in ways to re-create trend-savvy styles at home while furnishing tips for extending the look’s lifespan.
The talented stylists and aestheticians at Jacquelyn's Salon of Elk Grove pride themselves on always bringing a smile to their guests' lips. Expert scissor-wielders reshape dos into beautiful new coiffures with ease, or aestheticians use wax to gently remove unwanted hair from elsewhere on the body. Nail technicians render mani-pedis to pamper digits with relaxing massage and foot soaks that take advantage of the sanitary Footsie Bath system, which involves disposable soaking bowls. Helping bring smiles to those outside the salon, Jacquelyn's accepts donations for Locks of Love and Matter of Trust—a nonprofit that transforms hair clippings into mats that mop up oil spills.
Isabel Sevilla started as a stylist. Behind her chair at Belleza Hair Salon, she began creating chic coiffures for her clients in 1983. Fast forward to the present and Isabel—now the owner of Belleza—is still ensuring each visitor leaves feeling their best. Her team of skilled stylists and waxing specialists work diligently to create beautiful cuts and well-groomed physiques, transforming hair with eye-catching texture and emphasizing blinked Morse code with lash tinting services. Together, the staff attentively tends to guests who range in age from 6 months old to beloved client May, a stylish centenarian.
Spa LaLe is anything but ordinary. The brainchild of Stella Chung, a licensed aesthetician and massage therapist, the spa wraps clients in the luxury of La Rivage Hotel, earning Best Day Spa honors from CityVoter for two years in a row.
Blanketed in romantic lighting and an earthy color scheme, the spa’s decor makes it hard for clients to feel anything but relaxed during their retreat. But, in case clients do have trouble unwinding, Stella and her handpicked staff offer a range of indulgent spa services, such as a 24-karat gold facial that covers skin in revivifying pure gold leaf. Swedish, deep-tissue, and hot-stone massages relax muscles, and signature body treatments incorporate heated mud wraps and acupressure therapy. Patrons also gain access to luxurious amenities including a private sauna, a serene meditation room, and a saltwater jacuzzi similar to the one where Donald Trump keeps his pampered pet sharks.