During more than two decades in the beauty industry, Charity—the head of Hair 1 and Spa 2—has amassed a wide-ranging arsenal of expertise, excelling in fields as diverse as laser hair removal and manicures. In her capacity as a stylist, her cut and color services revamp coifs, and her facials, peels, and Photo Lite age-spot treatments rejuvenate the faces beneath them. Alternatively, her massages, which include Swedish or deep tissue, dissolve stress and facilitate internal harmony. Clients can pop into her Zen-like salon or schedule an appointment for her to visit their homes or live-in solariums.
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Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 11?25 people
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Pumpkin peels and Brazilian waxing
Brands Used: ilike, Salon Sugar Products, Circadia, H2T professional peels
Pro Tip: I have 15+ years experience as an aesthetician.
Do you offer your customers any extra perks?
Coffee, tea, or hot chocolate.
The interior of a business can affect how its customers feel. What kind of decor do you use to help make your clients feel pampered and at ease?
Relaxing, yet chic and trendy.
What steps do you take to make your clients feel at ease?
I provide quality services using organic products. I become acquainted with the client, and assess the goals and needs of each client before providing any service. My goal is to provide each client with an exceptional service in a relaxing, comfortable environment.
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
Besides having 15 years of aesthetics experience, I was an educator for a spa for 10 years.
Hairstylist and salon owner Christina Coleman draws from more than 13 years in cosmetology to lead an experienced staff of trend-savvy stylists within a sophisticated salon. Just as hair techs imbue coifs with fresh silhouettes and dimension-bending hues, nail technicians groom finger and toe tips to achieve an effortlessly symmetrical appearance. Alongside standard hair- and nailcare, a gaggle of licensed cosmetologists pamper countenances with facials, makeup application, eyelash tint, and microdermabrasion.
Owner of Salon FX, Kim Martin, draws on the experience she's gained since starting her career in 1989. The professional stylist always starts with a complimentary consultation to determine your hair texture and density. Armed with that knowledge, she sets to work creating haircuts that range from low-maintenance 'dos to more intricate looks.
Best Lil Day Spa's licensed aestheticians adeptly analyze their clients' skin types and skincare goals to inform custom revitalizing procedures using professional products from brands such as Postquam, a versatile cosmetic line imported from Spain. Each skin service begins with a consultation so the aesthetician can assess skin condition and hand select the most suitable ingredients for its treatment, an attention to detail that helps yield stunning results from blemish reduction to smooth bodies and rosy faces. In-house massage therapists regale muscles with elongated strokes, and technicians dote around fingernails and toenails with polishes and warnings about avoiding the company of chalkboards.