The founders of Soleil Tans believe that a trip to the tanning salon should feel like a mini-vacation—a welcome respite from the stress of work, the chaos of exams, or the company of a pet dog who just learned how to play the theme to Three's Company. They've packed their sleek, modern salons with powerful standup booths and tanning beds, outfitted with amenities such as music players, air conditioners, and adjustable air showers. There's even specialty beds designed to target upper bodies, faces, and legs.
The salons are staffed by sunless tanning specialists boasting extensive training and experience in the art of spray tans. They airbrush skin with a UV-free Norvell formula, customizing applications to accommodate varying skin types and desired looks. The staffers can also equip clients with professional skincare products that help moisturize skin, as well as teeth-whitening solutions that work to brighten smiles during UV-tanning sessions.
Amoy Salon & Spa's modern, family-friendly facility opens its doors daily to welcome people seeking beauty and stress relief. Whether cutting, coloring, perming, or conditioning, the stylists create hairdos that perfectly complement their hosts. Choosing from a generous selection of facials, the spa's aestheticians make quick work of acne and fine lines, and massage therapists use deep-tissue, hot-stone, and Swedish techniques to soothe muscles sore from trying to twist hot air balloons into poodles. Waxing and nail treatments round out Amoy Salon & Spa's long list of services.
Replete with 20 private rooms and nine models of bronzing devices, Tanning Spa welcomes walk-ins in search of a youthful, golden glow. The helpful staff maintains a strict standard of cleanliness, sanitizing each bed after every use and keeping treatment areas tidy. In addition to traditional tanning beds, they offer Norvell spray tans for those looking for a UV-free option, as well as relaxing massages performed by certified bodywork experts trained in Swedish and deep-tissue massage, reflexology, and proper tension demolition and removal.
For more than 30 years, the family owners of Salon La Mode have supervised teams of stylists and aestheticians as the staffers cut hair and apply acrylic and gel nails. Natural light helps stylists concoct precise hair colors during the day, and after-hours appointments make Brazilian and eyebrow waxing available to people who spend the daylight hours willing themselves to perform photosynthesis.
Handicap Accessible: No
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Metered street parking
Most popular service: Eyelash extensions
Brands Used: Lavish Lashes, glo, and Pharmco Skincare Labs
When and how did you first develop a passion for your work?
I started my schooling in 2008, and since then, I've earned many certifications in various treatments and skills.
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?
My studio features a cozy room with a comfy heated bed, spa music, and scented candles.
What steps do you take to make your clients feel at ease?
I explain in detail all that will be involved and included in their treatments. Their questions will be addressed before we begin.
Tranquilla's mission is to give clients access to healthy nail and skin care that's all-natural, vegan, and organic whenever possible. And that's a commitment they take seriously. During manicures, clients can pay an additional fee and opt for Soyaffin hand therapy, a soy-based alternative to paraffin that offers more intense, ultra-softening results. When removing body hair, aestheticians use a soy-based botanical removal system called Nufree, which never dries and doesn't stick to the skin, so it doesn't pull or cause painful irritation. And Tranquilla's licensed nail techs play a part, too. They use SPARitual vegan nail lacquers on clients and after every appointment, they allow customers to take home their files and buffers. If the client would rather not, then the techs simply discard the tools, ensuring everything used on clients is always new and sterile.