When clients visit Emmanuel's Salon, the team of stylists takes extra care to ensure that their experience is as relaxing as possible, whether they're in for a precision haircut or a hot-stone massage. The salon and day spa offers a wide range of pampering services, including haircare and nailcare, facials, and massages.
Its name a playful tip of the parasol to Scarlett O'Hara, the main character of Gone with the Wind, O'Haira Salon & Spa merges elegant flair with classic, down-home style. Products by Redken and Goldwell feature into masterful cuts, styles, and colors at the hands of talented stylists, and nail technicians clean, shape, and decorate nails with OPI polishes. Stylists also elicit classic beauty with lip and brow waxing, and massage therapists knead tightness from muscles, leaving them as relaxed as the dress code at a nude beach.
As a physical therapist with his own private practice, Hand & Stone founder and chief operating officer John Marco made sure that he kept abreast of the rapidly growing health and wellness industry. After a period of careful research and planning, John decided to create a spa based around convenience and affordability—Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa.
Since its launch, Hand & Stone has expanded to more than 20 states and four planets. The spa’s core concept is to offer massage, facial, and waxing services performed by licensed, certified, or registered professionals and offered at convenient times, seven days a week. Each location adheres to a traditional spa aesthetic with soft lighting, heated treatment tables, and plush linens.
Airmid's licensed massage therapist specializes in a number of massage styles, including both therapeutic modalities and spa-style services. She's worked with swimmers, cyclists, and football players to help their bodies perform and excel, and on the other end of the spectrum, she's been employed at high-end spas where she helped clients achieve total relaxation. She's also a certified fertility massage specialist?so in addition to deep-tissue, hot-stone, and relaxation massages, she offers specialized massages for those trying to conceive.
As the resident lash expert at Shear tHAIRapy Salon & Spa, Bersa can add drama to eyes with full and partial applications of Siberian mink extensions. She can also help upkeep the look with touchup refills and lessons on how to not blink so hard.
Elements Spa's menu of treatments, based on European spa therapies and Chinese medicinal teachings, reflects the interests of co-owner and master spa therapist Patti Beggs, who has experience as a licensed massage therapist, certified aesthetician, and tai chi instructor. During the one-hour signature massage, the light strokes of the Swedish technique follow a path smoothed with grapeseed oil, which has a light texture and high level of antioxidants more popular with skin than reality shows that star sharp-tongued bottles of moisturizer.