Lori Baumann, owner of Tangerine Hair Salon, and her experienced staff mold manes with products by Alterna, Redken, and Sojourn. The spacious salon achieves a trendy, urban feel with slate-blue walls, black polished floors, and track lighting. When guests arrive, plush zebra-print chairs greet their backsides while a coffee pot cheerfully percolates beneath an orange and gold floral painting. Stylists craft new 'dos at stations equipped with full-length mirrors and topped with exotic flowers. When they aren't performing haircuts, adding highlights, or curling locks, they subdue frizzy tresses with smoothing treatments and commands shouted in German.
Youthful Endeavors' staff, licensed aestheticians, and board-certified surgeon drive away and aesthetician drive away signs of aging with a menu of cosmetic services and advanced skincare analyses. The team emphasizes open communication and education, working with each client to form an individualized treatment plan that achieves and surpasses his or her goals for revitalized, healthy skin.
Permanent hair-removal with lasers, IPL, or electrolysis leaves fuzzy areas silky smooth. While grey and white hair is best treated with electrolysis, Asian and African-American or dark skin types are best treated with YAG laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is the best choice for lighter skin types.
Named a Top Salon by Milwaukee Magazine in 2006, Bella Lei gives clients an upscale spa experience in an intimate setting. Take advantage of these environs and spend 60 minutes the Swedish way ($70 value), as trained massage therapists use firm pressure and complicated kneading techniques to untie knots and burst stress bubbles. Twitching muscles frequently relax after these sessions and show a marked improvement in standardized testing scores. For clients looking for a fresher front, the Vivo Facial ($70 value) uses a marine mask to create an even tone, while a full hand, arm, face, and décolleté massage carries the glow up through your neck and down to your fingertips like a carrier pigeon on a Fantastic Voyage.