Knockouts Haircuts for Men amps up the classic barbershop experience with a lavish, sports-themed approach to men's styling that has been featured on Today and CNBC's The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch. At a still-growing number of locations throughout the country, the company's all-female staff of stylists quarterbacks a full playbook of services ranging from bare-essential to spa-worthy. First and foremost, they clip shaggy locks, but they also administer facials, manicures, massages, and waxes. Complimentary beverages are included with every visit, giving patrons something to sip on while watching a sports game on TV or contemplating how they would fend off a lion using just a comb.
Tatiana Torres trims locks and applies brilliant highlights and single-process color inside a private room at TreusDell Salon and Spa. The salon, which leases space to independent stylists, aestheticians, and nail technicians, has strict expectations of its staff, accepting only those with five or more years of professional experience and a winning record at checkers.
A fountain bubbles in front of The Spa at Cibolo Canyon, an 11,000-square-foot, neoclassical temple dedicated to the pursuit of beauty and health. Corinthian columns decorate the arched entryway to a monumental marble lobby, whose pedimented passageways wind off into exercise facilities enlivened by HD cable channels and 12 private treatment rooms fitted with memory-foam beds. Clouds of vapor billow from the whirlpool and the congested dragon in the steam room.
Products from the FarmHouse Fresh skincare line nourish complexions with natural extracts of strawberries, honey, and agave nectar.
George and Larysa Gordiany are a husband-and-wife team with more than 30 years of combined experience. Their specialty is color service, particularly Scruple bleach-free highlights, for which they use as many as three colors to create a highly dimensional effect. During precision cuts, the stylists use interlocking shears, which give softer, textured ends, and can be combined in different ways to work with a variety of hair textures. Larysa, is a barber specialist with over 10 years of experience cutting mens hair in both the United States and Europe, also specializes in updos for weddings, prom, and special occasions.
Salons by JC boasts locations from coast to coast. At each of these facilities, specialists in the ways of hair, skin, and massage foster beauty and self-confidence. Hairstylists offer cuts and coloring treatments; skincare specialists conduct facials and waxing; and massage therapists offer hot-stone and aromatherapy massages as well as body wraps. Other services include mani-pedis and cosmetics.
The hair-pampering pros at The Haircutters have trimmed locks and transformed outmoded manes for more than a quarter of a century. Unlike many salons, in which shampooing is a separate service, the team starts off every haircut and style by treating scalps to suds with handfuls of professional products from top brands such as Biolage and American Crew.
Apart from the signature shampoo-and-cuts, the staff at The Haircutters also offers color and texturizing services. Redken color camp for men gets hombres’ heads looking good, and spiral perms cascade with curls. Devoted to client convenience, The Haircutters welcomes walk-ins seven days a week.