For more than 100 years, Moler Barber College has trained students in the art of cutting hair. The school provides clients with inexpensive haircuts, all of which are performed by the hands of student barbers-in-training. Fades, lines, and tapers are available at the Oakland location Tuesday-Friday from 9:30 a.m-4:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m, and at the San Pablo location Tuesday-Saturday from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
The vibrant pink walls of this salon complement the dazzling hues painted on finger- and toenails, meticulously groomed and embellished by a skilled staff. The technicians tend to natural nails or enhance their surfaces with acrylic, gel, or reinforced-steel sets. When they aren?t buffing nails, the crew can smooth skin with face and body waxing services.
At EZ Eyebrow, the gentle arch of a freshly groomed brow is as natural as the hair-removal technique that creates it. Threading first sprang up in ancient Egypt and India, and as opposed to modern waxing, which can damage skin or create a worldwide candle shortage, threading specifically targets hair. It sweeps up a tuft at a time, carving eyebrows into natural arches with precision. In fact, its accuracy rivals that of tweezing—and in less time, since hairs are pulled out in bunches, not one by one. Plus, threading services can also eradicate hair from other parts of the face and neck.
Roy Strassman has dedicated more than 30 years of his life to helping people live fulfilling, pain-free lives. Although Roy can use a lighter massage technique to ease his clients' suffering, his chosen treatment modality is Hellerwork—a bodywork system that uses deep-tissue pressure to promote proper alignment among the muscles and joints. This pressure can do more than just relieve the tension caused by stress-laden muscles. It can also help increase flexibility, improve posture, and reenergize clients while contributing to a balanced sense of holistic well-being for the mind as well as the body.
Feeling Better is a massage therapy practice devoted to exactly that. The specialty here is Swedish and deep tissue, which means customers receive strong, strategic kneads designed to detangle knots and relieve imbalances. In addition to untangling tension through deep muscle work, the therapist offers Swedish, shiatsu, myofascial, sports, prenatal, and trigger point massages. He also incorporates various styles as needed for a customized massage.
Many of the stylists at Jovance Salon & Barbering have held their licenses for more than 20 years, which means they bring a full generation of experience to each haircut and beauty treatment. Using products from brands such as Aveda, MoroccanOil, and Get Fresh, they style and color new hairdos according to their clients' preferences. In a separate gentlemen's room, barbers cut hair, trim beards, and reposition monocles.