Elements of Style's seasoned cosmetologists, aestheticians, and massage therapists combine their talents to augment outer appearances with progressive beauty techniques and products from Redken, Design Essentials, and Chi. A lineup of tress-taming services reimagines manes with haircuts, coloring, and advanced keratin smoothing treatments, and waxing services swiftly oust unwanted strands and superglued prop mustaches. The salon's master manicurists buff and polish claws, and relaxation experts knead away stress with head and shoulder massages. Elements of Style thoroughly pampers passersby with comprehensive gift packages that include facials, massages, and mani-pedis.
Under the direction of owner Kimberly Blair—a clinical and medical skincare therapist—the aestheticians at Bella Skincare Studio specialize in rejuvenating the faces of men and women. Therapists cleanse pelts using Dermalogica products, a line free of ingredients such as artificial fragrances that can irritate the skin and offend traditionalist noses. Armed with skin-nourishing wares, epidermis experts dispense services ranging from tailored facials and glycolic peels to waxing services.
At Planet Beach Contempo Spa, automated spa treatments massage away tension, deploy heat and steam to soften skin, and restore complexions’ glow. Ears nestle into headphones that coo mermaid calls as clothed guests lie down on a hydro-massage bed, on which cloth-covered waves gently crash upon corporeal shores to ebb away tension. Infrared heat and nutrient-rich steam exhaled by a health-conscious dragon soothe, moisturize, and promote collagen production during a 20-minute Hydro-Derma Fusion treatment. For a more obvious glow, UV and Mystic spray tans gild pelts.
John Ira, The Corner Salon's master hair stylist and colorist, crafts classic and modern styles with professional hair services in the comforts of a cozy studio. Green and yellow furniture and walls surround clients as they discuss style objectives with Ira during complimentary consultations, drawing on photographs, magazines, or Renaissance sculptures of '80s hair bands. Ira stays up to date on current trends by attending classes, workshops, and trade shows that keep his skills as sharp as his shears.
With warm dollops of custom-blended hard wax and hygienic single-use tools, Brazils Waxing Center's licensed technicians deftly pull hairs from their follicles to create smooth, clean expanses of skin. They draw on extensive experience waxing both men and women and can remove unwanted strands from nearly any area from the forehead to the feet. Clients who opt for Brazilians or bikini-waxing sessions can specify exactly how much hair they want removed.
The aestheticians at Beautiful You Skin Care and Nail Salon focus on restoring faces to their original luster—before that thing called birth happened. Custom facials combat acne, oil, and dry patches with treatment masks and extractions. Special rosacea treatments even out skin tone, and Escutox treatments serve as an alternative to Botox by diminishing the appearance of wrinkles. Beauty pros also wax off unwanted lip and chin hair, and tint lashes and brows.