Beneath the line of Hollywood-style bulbs that light her styling station’s mirror, stylist Rebeca evaluates clients' hair before clipping and coloring locks at Julie’s Unique Salon. She has honed her skills over 10 years in the beauty industry and aims to create looks that are easy to recreate at home within a comfortable, relaxing setting. Despite her lengthy career, Rebeca keeps up with industry trends and techniques in order to deliver the styles her clients desire.
Solid brick walls and hardwood floors offer a structural counterpoint to the soft fragrance of Aveda plant extracts that swirls inside Redhead Salon. Here, stylists with years of experience douse clients with Aveda’s all-natural ingredients during signature cuts and color treatments. South of the hairline, aestheticians oversee manicures, pedicures, waxes, and makeup services.
Dr. Stacy Kaiser and her staff of aestheticians and laser technicians at A Younger You Medical Spa assess each client's unique skin type during complimentary cosmetic consultations, looking for the best way to enhance natural beauty with high technology. Dr. Kaiser earned a degree in chemical engineering in the state of Wisconsin, allowing her to customize treatments using the med spa's own prescription-grade skincare line. In addition to being certified in laser procedures such as photofacials and laser vein and hair removal, the friendly doc specializes in nonsurgical, ultrasound-based ultherapy face lifts. At A Younger You Medical Spa, technological advancements and individualized attention go hand in hand, like an arm-wrestling match between a robot and a butler.
Under gleaming chandeliers and Golden Age–style wall art, stylists at Whizbang Salon trim straight or curly hair into classic, trendy cuts and coat nails in colors from OPI and China Glaze. The stylists attend ongoing education classes to bring clients the latest color applications and hairstyles with the help of products from Pureology and Paul Mitchell and dexterous cartoon field mice.
Owner Lori Thomas offers a diverse assortment of alternative therapies to calm, harmonize, and detoxify the body. The certified reflexologist activates healing through pressurized touch of the face and feet, while ionic foot baths help expel toxins during a 30-minute soak. During the center's raindrop therapy sessions, nine pure essential oils that are dropped gently onto the spine and lightly massaged to sooth potentially surly sinews. Lori also offers Himalayan salt stone massage, which applies specially heated stone to specific sites of the body in order to balance energy pathways.
In her peaceful spa enclave within the walls of Wisconsin Pain Management, Lorrie DeBord practices a scientifically-backed art. Armed with chemical peels, body wraps, and follicle-finishing wax, the aesthetician eradicates blemishing, uneven skin tone, and unwanted body hair. Other beautifying techniques include microdermabrasion, Botox, and permanent makeup.