The staff of Chi Energy Spa take a holistic approach to nail- and skincare, providing each client with complimentary consultations and showering them with one-on-one attention and personalized advice. During facials, aestheticians cleanse pores of dirt, oil, and all traces of competitive pie-eating, then give clients skin-type specific tips for at-home care. Facial and body waxing services smooth skin and give patrons perfectly arched brows to complement their face shapes. Chi Energy Spa’s nail technicians pamper fingers and toes with softening paraffin dips and colorful layers of OPI and chip-resistant CND Shellac UV3 nail polish. Massage therapists ease muscle tension with relaxation massages, which are followed by an accompanying foot soak to refresh feet sore from always being on-the-go or from walking to work atop hot coals.
Hairdos blossom, skin textures soften, and nails brighten at the hands of the beauty professionals at Jessy K’s Salon and Spa. After a haircut, stylists can rekindle graying or fading tresses with dimensional highlights or smooth out frizzy strands with keratin treatments. Aestheticians pave the road to youth and beauty with microdermabrasion treatments, vitamin-enriched skin products, and hot-stone facials that wrestle wrinkles and fine lines from the skin, whereas nail technicians narrow in on fingers and toes during regular or shellac manicures and can also add acrylic tips to save clients the trouble of making their own nails out of pistachio shells.
Artistic prowess doesn't just appear overnight. It takes years of practice. That's why each of Dino Palmieri's salons, including the Dino Palmieri Salon & Spa, employs stylists dedicated to staying at the top of their games. The skilled stylists give each client one-on-one attention to ensure every hair service comes as close to the client's vision as possible. The stylists add depth to hair with highlights, smooth rebellious strands with GKhair treatments, and apply expert perms to reshape hair's texture until each strand would turn Louis XIV green with baroque envy. That same level of personalized attention carries over into the salon's meticulous nail services, which clients can upgrade with moisturizing white-tea masks or herbal foot peels. Waxing sessions use body-safe Nufree botanical wax to keep skin calm and collected while hair says its goodbyes. Deep-cleansing Darphin facials can be infused with essential oils and plant ingredients such as orange blossom and licorice to relax clients and bring them closer to nature than sharing a hibernation den with their favorite grizzly family.
At Situations Hair and Nail Studio, a multitalented team applies makeup, extends lashes, and sculpts brows to help beautify clients for special occasions. After the crew has worked its magic, resident stylist Latoya steps up to the styling chair. Latoya frames the artwork produced by her compatriots with curls or straightened locks, both of which can be swiftly enhanced by extensions and sew-ins. She uses natural products as often as possible in order to help clients feel as healthy as their locks. And above everything, she welcomes all manner of customers, describing her salon as a “down-to-earth no-judgment zone.”
Facelogic's 50-minute signature facial (a $49 value) begins with a skin analysis that targets imperfections and determines the best spot to stash any pilfered bags of diamond dust. An exfoliation and steam will open the pores while a deep cleanser intimidates impurities out of them. Next, as you float weightlessly in a zero-gravity chair that brings back memories of floating inside a cosmonaut's womb, a rejuvenating mask (up to a $30 value) will flood your face in a layer of hydration—reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improving circulation, and evening out skin tone and complexion. While the face is getting all of the attention, Facelogic's pampering posse will incorporate a complimentary therapeutic massage (lightly covering the hands, arms, shoulders, neck, face, and scalp) into the treatment. Finally, sculpt frizzled face follicles with your choice of a brow wax (up to a $20 value) or lip wax (a $15 value).