As a practitioner of the Aveda arts, Kriza Aveda Salon Spa stocks its shelves, cosmetic counters, and salon stations with natural, botanical serums and salves. To pamper clients, the staff peppers each service with luxurious flair—stylists treat guests to a head, neck, shoulder, and hand massage with every haircut, before touching up makeup for ladies. Between appointments, they’ll even trim up bangs to keep cuts stylish or keep head hair from weaving itself into eyelashes. In addition to applying makeup for brides or for special occasions, makeup artists also consult with clients to teach them how to enhance their features and pick the shades that suit their particular skin tone during lessons. Plant-based facials leave skin radiant, diminish wrinkles, or address acne. In every location, the decor mirrors the commitment to naturalism with a light, airy feel, characterized by mostly white walls and plenty of mirrors and glass.
The knowledgeable staffers at Planet Beauty stock the store’s shelves with enough top-quality beauty products to outfit a regiment of beauticians. Guided by experience as aestheticians, stylists, and makeup artists, they help guests navigate the roster of premium brands, which includes bad-hair-day-banishing products from Frederic Fekkai and Kérastase. Skincare potions from Dermalogica and Peter Thomas Roth clear facial canvases before applications of Smashbox blush brighten cheeks or Divaderme lash extender make eyelashes visible from orbit.
Expert mane mavens at Blo-Out Lounge, which has garnered shout-outs from LA Girl, help guests choose one of five blow-out options, including Big Sexy Hair, with volume and curls, or the straight, sleek look of Urban Girl. Before sudsing up and styling locks, tress tamers evaluate the hair's condition and select a preexisting Bumble and bumble hair mask or whip up a custom creation. The masks soak into strands beneath a hot-towel wrap for about 10 minutes, and, depending on the mask, quench parched skull grass, bolster thickness, or make hair shinier than a bald head dipped in liquid gold.
Signature Service: Maintaining the integrity of your hair.
Brands Used: Matrix, Pravana, aquage and Sebastian
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Good for Kids: No
Pro Tip: Relax and trust your needs will be met in a healthy way to improve the appearance of your hair.
The stylists at Parks Salon have honed their chops under the training of Anthony Parks, who’s been in the beauty industry for 30 years. The salon, a member of the Bumble and Bumble Network Salon, offers elegant hair, skin, and makeup services. They combine classic and contemporary artistry with products from Bumble and Bumble and L’Oreal during haircuts, styling, and coloring treatments.
Concerto Salon and Spa is a salon and spa staffed by a skilled team of stylists, manicurists, and aestheticians. That team includes the likes of Deanne and her 16 years of experience. Surrounded by gilded mirrors and classical romantic paintings, they expertly shape coiffures, perform detailed facials, and brighten nails with polishes or firefly implants. An arsenal of high-quality products help the team perform microdermabrasions and oxygen treatments, as well as meet clients' more specialized needs.