Using a wide selection of hard-to-find, upscale beauty products, the bartenders at See Jane's beauty bar will conjure an apothecary concoction suited to your face's type and slather it onto your flesh-emoticon while you bliss out amid the spa's laid-back, chic atmosphere. Battered bods, meanwhile, can de-stress while a licensed massage therapist untorques tension and melts muscle butter with a luxuriant massage tailored to your aches, pains, and dorsal fins.
Over the course of her 20-year career as a licensed aesthetician, Lynn Quann has worked for top brands including Lancôme, Aveda, and Estée Lauder. Armed with the expertise gained from these beauty behemoths, she sets to work making over clients and wedding parties with a host of bridal packages and services ranging from lunch break facials to collagen eye treatments. Airbrush makeup and lash extensions ensure a photo-ready finish for brides or patrons who want to look good for the traffic cameras, and extras such as brow styling, extractions, and men’s facial grooming amp up the pampering during facials.
Magazines. TV commercials. Photoshoots. Weddings. The staff at Dollface by Jules shines when providing make-up artistry to high-visibility events. Owner Jules De Jesus Fritz has shared tips, tricks, techniques, and more than 15 years of experience with her employees so that they are prepared to style clients for any occasion. As an authorized retailer for the Temptu AIRpod System, staffers paint human emoticons with flawless, even layers of makeup. They also offer full body sugaring—the all-natural alternative to waxing—as well as a photobooth entertainment service, rentable for weddings and parties.
Certified massage therapist and licensed nurse Sandi James deeply believes that continual self-awareness and self-nurturing are essential to living a balanced life. She uses her experience in massage and reflexology to help clients achieve this balance, along with decreasing anxiety. To supplement the holistic side of her practice she offers several beauty treatments, such as eyelash extensions, to give clients the confidence to blink repetitively in front of a handsome toll collector.
In 2003, beauty expert Reema Khan noticed just how many patrons of her Chicago salon sought expert brow-shaping services. Reema decided to open up Shapes Brow Bar, and since its inception, it has now expanded into a franchise with more than 75 locations nationwide. In addition to brow services, clients can opt for makeup applications, facial treatments, and body waxing services.