Salon Luxe is a fashion-forward hair salon staffed by a team of hair whisperers who are committed to leaving clients happier than the day they were hatched. Each haircut (a $40+ value) begins with a thorough consultation where hair owner and hair cutter can braid their respective visions into a sleek, intertwined concept. The collaboration results in a pleasing new 'do that is further enhanced with a partial highlight (a $75+ value) or full color (a $55+ value) using natural, 99% plant-derived Aveda products. To complete the look, a deep-conditioning treatment (a $25 value) is richly applied to nourish and moisturize stiff head bristles, leaving them as peppy and bouncy as a cheerleader wearing flubber shoes. The trio of services is performed in the salon's aesthetically pleasing, turquoise-tinted interior that features comfy chairs sprouting from clean wood floors.
The full-service Salon Intrigue is home to a collection of experienced stylists and nail technicians that offer a variety of hair and nail services. In addition to haircuts for women, men, and children, stylists offer color treatments, extensions, and formal dos, and nail technicians perform manicures, pedicures, and paraffin treatments. The salon also provides complimentary WiFi for customers.
The swirl of calming stimuli at A Touch of Hands Massage morphs to please the senses of each individual visitor, rolling across bodies in a wave of personalized music, scents, and kneads. Contented exhalations flow from three private rooms, including a beach-themed space that incorporates the sea’s calming colors and rhythmic sounds without the dangers presented by coconuts learning to fly. A licensed therapist unwinds tangled muscles, supplementing customized strokes with hot stones, heated towels, or aromatherapy oils from Biotone. Each room has a selection of music to accompany sessions, and patrons can also bring their own relaxing tunes or books on tape. Clients, who arrive early to begin sinking into the properly relaxed mindset, sip on cups of beer or wine or warm hands around mugs of coffee over plates of cheese and fruit. Post-session, a meditation room gives the newly destressed a quiet place for protracted farewells to the departing knots in their lower backs.
Treao Jackson isn?t a typical nail technician. She wants people to proudly show off their feet, and knows that some people, such as diabetics with foot disorders, may give pause to wearing sandals. So Treao became a certified medical nail technician and has worked with general practitioners and podiatrists to make sure no medical condition gets in the way of the perfect pedicure. It also means that Treao knows the importance of keeping her work space clean. She surgically sterilizes pedicure instruments with EPA-registered disinfectant products and covers pedicure bowls in disposable liners. After appointments, clients are sent home with a nail kit so they can continue to file and water their nails.
Massage therapist Eric Bates stimulates circulation and eases chronic pains with a therapeutic combination of acupressure, visceral manipulation, and deep-tissue massage. With his signature blend of these diverse techniques, Eric pinpoints and treats pain deep within fascia and helps correct digestive issues caused by stressful job-interview eating contests. Each of his manual treatments can also incorporate the principles of reiki energy work, a Japanese therapy that aids in rebalancing the connection between mind, body, and spirit.