Aesthetician Tracy Mayfield stays abreast of the latest beautifying techniques and technologies, administering an impressive array of waxing services from her post at Gossip Salon Studios. Armed with nothing more than paper strips and heated wax, she whisks every speck of unwanted stubble from corporeal regions, even masterfully smoothifying hard-to-reach bits, such as the inner nose or ear. Her facials clear buildup from pores and alleviate acne and other skin conditions while keeping noses from barking the whole time with aromatherapy scents. Her eyelash and eyebrow tinting, meanwhile, adds a sense of drama to the eyes without having to replace eyelids with miniature theater curtains.
Trained in aromatherapy, reflexology, and all manner of massages, Leah Taylor customizes all of her services to fit her customers' needs. Taylor doles out massages in packages that range from 15 minutes to two hours in length, allowing clients to designate exactly how much time they?d like to be tenderized before they reemerge into the world or baste themselves at home. Prenatal, sports therapy, and Swedish massage number among Taylor?s many specialties, with most services supplemented with add-ons such as hot-stone treatments and reactive-heat muscle therapy.
Charlene Janssen breathes new life into her clients' hairdos with modern cuts, vibrant color, and on-trend styling. Whether she's doing a simple trim or an entire overhaul, she'll work hair so that it frames the client's face and gels with their features and personality. She also smoothes unruly manes with blowouts, and enhances locks with highlights or full color, which can help clients imitate their favorite celebrity or Founding Father. Charlene works out of Just Your Style Salon, part of a team of specialists who also offer nail treatments and skincare.
Beauty is a family affair at Family Traditions Beauty Salon. The mother-and-daughter duo in charge welcomes clients into their salon as if they were their own kin, but without the kissing. Within their cordial confines, they specialize in both hair and nail services, revamping guests with mani-pedis and updated cuts and styles. They relish in adding a bit of pizzazz to their services, whether they're with weaving funky highlights into locks or enhancing nails with glittery electric-blue tips.
A brushed metal sign atop a cabinet of top industry products sets the stage for the experience at Pacific Sun Tanning Company—a contemporary tanning salon rated No. 1 by the readers of Reno News & Reviews for the last five years. The salon's UV specialists undertake Smart Tan's comprehensive certification before bending the sun's radiation to their will, learning the ins and outs of ray exposure, selecting ideal skincare products, and discerning which compliments will coax Helios into sharing his private stash of solar beams. They can also eschew the sun entirely and bestow beachy glows through custom spray-tan services. The popular tanning facilities and the staff's enthusiastic demeanor have expanded into six locations throughout the Reno and Sparks.
Within her station at Studio 9 Salon, expert nail technician Tammy Montgomery rejuvenates weary hands and feet with her lavish nail services. On any given day, Tammy can be found exfoliating hands and feet with a salt scrub before gilding nails with polish to ready them for a night on the town. She also installs full sets of gel nails available in a choice of vibrant colors so that patrons may match them to their personal style, favorite outfit, or moodiest rings.