Whether it's their wedding day or just an average day, the staff at Studio 247 wants clients to look and feel beautiful. To that end, they pull from a luxurious stock of products that includes Essie and OPI nail polishes, hair-nourishing Morrocanoil products, and Murad skincare serums that allow the studio's aestheticians to tailor each facial to their client’s specific needs. They perform an extensive list of services that they update regularly in order to keep up with the beauty industry's latest trends. The hairstyling team, for example, now specializes in 100% human-hair extensions as well as Brazilian blowouts, which transform frizzy locks into strands that are sleeker and shinier than a motorcycle carved from freshly churned butter.
At Basic Essentials, a team of certified professionals offers a gamut of forward-thinking salon and massage services. An experienced electrologist permanently stunts hair growth during electrolysis, and wax specialists temporarily evict encroaching hairs and misplaced birthday candles with face and body waxing. The clinic's master teacher of reiki—who is certified in the practice's highest level—optimizes intra-body energy flow during reiki sessions.
The versatile staff of beauty specialists at Changes Salon transforms its clients with haircare, nail services, and full-on makeovers. The experienced technicians use top-of-the-line products, including OPI nail polish and Pureology haircare systems to ensure that clients leave feeling relaxed and looking so great that "You Make My Dreams Come True" starts playing every time they enter a room.
Trio Hair Studio flaunts a duo of manicurists, including coproprietor Laura Vivod, a mitt-primping maven who boasts more than two decades of experience. During the Shellac manicure, a talon tamer will thoroughly shape cuticles and cleanse, trim, and file nails, leaving tensomes as spiffy as a freshly laundered space suit. Next, claws garner an ironclad coating of Shellac varnish, an innovative polish that stays shiny and chip-proof for up to two weeks. Clients can rest newly prettied hands during the spa pedicure, as their pintsize piggies receive unparalleled grooming and a classic or offbeat hue of professional OPI polish. A bright red sign shepherds patrons into Trio Hair Studio, where they can mimic poorly crafted wristwatches by unwinding among a neutral-toned interior gussied up with chic brown stools and studio lighting.
Cuts N Curls snips and clips shaggy-headed sprouts delivering fun and painless mini mop-top trimmings (starting at $9). Tykes take a seat inside NASCAR road racer and Barbie Mustang salon chairs parked in front of TV screens, which lets skilled stylists sculpt tiny tresses while thumbs fight off PlayStation video-game villains, eyes lose themselves in layered plots of G-rated movies, and brains soak up preschool pretentiousness watching episodes of Citizen Kane: The Animated Series. While kids are getting little ears lowered, parents can peruse child-friendly hair and bath products to clean and condition newly styled noggins.
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.