Eyebrow & Lash Art Spa?s beauty pros twist cotton thread over clients? faces to swiftly remove unwanted hair and shape eyebrows. However, the threading session is only the beginning of the pampering services that boost women?s visages. With more than a dozen facials available, clients can find relief from stubborn acne, unsightly fine lines, excess oil, and sun-damaged skin. After facials and threadings properly preps faces, clients can have them dressed with subtle-looking daytime makeup or a more dramatic look befitting a bride on her wedding day. Below the neck, the pros work to decorate limbs with intricate henna art.
Shari Courtier and Scott Carpenter run Three Tree Wellness Center, a place that is part spa, part classroom, and part bodywork-supplies store. The staff nurtures mind, body, and spirit with spa services such as massages, which can incorporate reiki energy work, and mud wraps, which draw toxins from the skin while equipping it to someday sprout an apple tree. Art-therapy classes put students in touch with their inner power animal, and continuing-education classes keep massage therapists abreast of body mechanics and best practices. The retail portion of the center, SNL Supplies, hawks wares such as essential oils, shower gels, and candles.
Like a good relationship or a flower with a fertilizer addiction, Shador is growing. The staff of sugaring experts and aestheticians recently migrated to a new space, which has meant an upgrade in facilities and the ability to offer massages. Each service, from botanically based detoxifying body wraps to custom facials, helps to beautify and relax clients. For hair removal, the staff eschews the discomfort of hot wax in favor of a natural sugaring serum that pulls hair out in the direction of growth, and favored strands are magnified through the individual application of synthetic or mink eyelash extensions.
The vision virtuosos at 20/20 Vision Care help fit and frame patients with comprehensive optometry services and an array of stylish, brand-name eyewear. During the one-hour eye exam, clients are thoroughly evaluated from the pupil to the swiveling telephoto lens for a new eyewear prescription and noticeable optical maladies. The helpful store staff can then help customers pick out a pair of fashionable facial windows, focusing on finding the right frames to suit each customer's style, facial shape, and favorite Ninja turtle. The store plays host to more than 300 frames, featuring current models from popular designers such as Jimmy Choo, Armani, and Hugo Boss.
The welcoming staff at Salon Tii Gavo ushers clients into their warm southwestern studio for a full range of transformative grooming services. A trendy feathering service installs three wispy plumes into coiffures, creating a bohemian look so flattering it makes other hairdos perm up in jealousy. Hair-havers can choose the feathers' placement for a custom style that lasts for up to six weeks and withstands washing, blow-drying, flat-ironing, and curling.
At Silhouette Organic Beauty Lounge, guests enjoy a completely organic experience. Along with the organic hair and skincare products—many of which are also vegan, gluten-free, or wheat-free—the beauty lounge also provides local, organic teas for guests. The spa even features LED lighting, which is softer on the eyes than fluorescent lighting or interrogations done with the spotlights used to illuminate the space shuttle at night.
While the choice of beauty services can vary widely—from a keratin treatment to lash extensions or a mani-pedi—there's a common purpose in all of them. The staff aims to have guests leave feeling refreshed and beautiful, which is easier to guarantee since there are no harmful chemicals used in the services.