Sunlight streaks through the tall windows at Dollz Salon, falling on a line of chairs where stylist treat coiffures to either a quick trim or an overhaul with all-over color and dimensional highlights. Meanwhile, aestheticians perform waxing and nails services, removing unwanted hair from brows and bodies and shaping nails so they can make chalkboards screech much more effectively.
Tina Malooly-McCaffrey—a sufferer of severe acne with a family history of skin cancer—has devoted her career to learning about dermis health, and she founded Advanced Skincare in 1989 to help patrons realize dreams of glowing complexions. The licensed cosmetologist, massage therapist, laser technician, and skincare educator has gathered a team of licensed and certified pampering professionals to rejuvenate facades. With every service, from anti-aging facials to microdermabrasion treatments to help blast away dead skin cells and outdated "Vote for Lincoln" henna tattoos, the staff assesses skin and health for personalized treatment plans. Beyond skincare, the beauty experts also apply professional-level makeup and administer advanced IPL hair removal for the entire body to save clients the hassle of waxing, tweezing, or rolling on a pile of Velcro.
Park Place Salon's deep roster of stylist supernovas, featuring three with Deva certification, heeds the needs of clients' every wisp, strand, and curl with a full range of services and name-brand products. The steady-handed scissors-wielders consult with each client to ensure a cut and a style that exude grace and modernity while still upholding the hairdo's integrity with a post-cut polygraph. Guests can slap some color onto their follicular canvases by choosing a Goldwell hue that enlivens dull tresses. The European conditioning treatment consigns coifs homeward with a texture that is sleek, shiny, and braided into a parliamentary democracy. Haircare services are received in a homey setting with comfy black sofas, wood-paneled floors, and an onlooking fireplace.
Eco-friendly practices and products infuse all of Green Hair Co.’s treatments, filling the calming, olive-toned salon with beautiful hair, nails, and faces. Onesta's all-natural and organic haircare products help texturize, color, and style patron's ’dos without the damage of harsh chemicals or the annoying stickiness of Jell-O molds. Stylists can also augment their services with facial waxings or makeovers using professional brushes or airbrush technology.
Simple Indulgence Day Spa’s skilled digit doctors rejuvenate hands and polish away dullness during the approximately 30- to 40-minute Shellac manicures and moisturizing pedicures. Phalange-fixers first trim cuticles and shape and buff nails before coating finger hats in hearty Shellac polish, which imparts an impressive shine that necessitates zero dry time and is more durable than standard polish. For up to 14 days, the Shellac formula fights off dings and nicks caused by everyday activities such as typing or cleaning dishes with a power washer. Technicians also pamper toes, exfoliating legs and feet with a custom salt scrub before hydrating skin during a moisturizing foot massage and topping tootsies in regular polish. As an added bonus, on their next visit, patrons can take $10 off any of Simple Indulgence Day Spa’s other services, which include five types of massage, whirlpool-jet pedicures, and an impressive lineup of spa facials.
He’s a massage therapist. She’s an aesthetician. Together, Richard and Anna Isenhour helm Body Arts Day Spa, where they treat clients to an extensive list of relaxation and beauty services. Anna conscripts an army of all-natural Bioelements products as she resurfaces skin with alpha-hydroxy peels, kills acne-producing bacteria, and frees men’s pores from ingrown hairs and lost golf balls. A soothing aromatherapy wrap envelops clients in an energizing antibacterial cocoon, and a blend of sea salt and powdered herbs exfoliates skin from head to toe. In the massage room, Richard sings tactile lullabies to tired muscles along with a chorus of nearly a dozen modalities, from soothing Swedish and hot-stone therapies to injury-specific sports and therapeutic massage. The duo also dispenses cosmetic services, including manicures and pedicures topped off with french-style polish, and full makeup applications and lessons.
Licensed massage therapist Lourdes McAlexander uses light-to-deep pressure to promote healing and relaxation throughout the body. The light kneading and warm friction of the Swedish massage release muscle tension, while hot-stone therapy glides heated stones over muscles to promote blood flow and melt stress into a gooey puddle. Expectant mothers gain release from swelling and cramping during the pregnancy massage, and athletes can prevent injury through the sports massage or by wearing the most advanced helmet during tennis matches. While undergoing a body mollycoddling, clients can enjoy the sights of abundant and verdant plants inside treatment rooms, as well as grayish purple walls that can ameliorate boredom of white and taupe room dividers.