Armed with high-quality polishes and a passion for keratin restoration, owner Kevin Lane and his team of nail masters prepare glove and stocking stuffers to emerge for springtime. During the level-one manicure (up to a $27 value) and level-one pedicure (up to a $51 value), five-pronged pals soak and soften before their tips are trimmed and buffed until shinier than a shellacked pear.
Hairbenders of Joplin does as much good for people’s spirits as it does for their appearances. After the tornado that devastated parts of Joplin in 2011, the Hairbenders team joined forces with other Matrix professional haircare stylists and hosted a cut-a-thon for the victims. The event served as a pick-me-up to the community, making locals feel cared for and resilient.
On a normal day, the staff pampers clients with far more than just haircare—although those seeking TLC for their tresses have numerous cutting, coloring, and texturing services to choose from. Nail treatments incorporate high-end products such as OPI Axxium, and massage therapy and facials round out the service menu.
The spa technician files the last rough edge off the nail before applying a thin coat of paint. The red color pops against the brown leather chairs that line Evy Nails & Spa. The spa performs manicure and pedicures like this every day, transforming hands into miniature works of art with standard polish and long-lasting Shellac polish in vibrant shades.
The staff at Perfect 10 tends to tentacles in a clean and comfy environment. Deluxe manicures and pedicures include aromatherapy and callus treatment along with an exfoliating scrub and massage to create a salad of digital beauty. File-wielders provide patrons with their own manicure and pedicure kits to maintain proper hygiene, so patrons can relax in cushy pedicure chairs and dream of how much more fun counting to 19 will soon be.
Eight types of beauty bars abound inside Shear Elegance Salon & Spa. Patrons flock to the body bar for detoxifying black Baltic-mud wraps and to the face bar for more than 10 types of facials, including the High Maintenance, which is accompanied by treatments for the eyes, lips, and hands. Clients can also choose a Shellac mani-pedi, lip wax, or lash tint in addition to the less conventional ear candling and three-layer hand facials. But the bulk of the service menu is dedicated to haircuts and color treatments, all of which end with expert styling.
Since 1988, the deal-hunters at Dry Clean Super Saver have connected customers with a trustworthy network of dry-cleaning and automotive-repair technicians. Armed with easy-to-use punch cards, clients save huge amounts money on dry cleaning and automotive maintenance, the two costliest household expenses after plumbing repair and poltergeist removal. The association of participating cleaners and garages stretches across the country, ensuring that cardholders can remove stains from a dress shirt or change an oil filter wherever they happen to be.