Salon Montage soothes scalps and enriches epidermises with a variety of customized cures for hair, skin, and faces. A one-hour Aveda botanical therapy session undoes damage from hair's past-life traumas and treats tresses to specialized shampooing and cranial kneading. Hair gets a lathering in pomegranate oil and scalps get exfoliated with wintergreen-derived salicylic acids during mollifying head massages. After a complimentary makeup touch-up, hot towels or masks cloak heads, buying locks time to absorb the treatment's oils and to practice tentacle imitations before blow-drying blasts them into rejuvenated shape.
The experienced professionals at Lyn-Mar Nails & Spa cosset bodies and feet with a host of gentle treatments designed to detoxify and soothe. After an initial consultation with the client, a spa technician measures the body while it is clad in a bathing suit, underwear, or invisible spacesuit. The staffer then wraps the frame in a soothing mud or healing aloe compound and remeasures the body, which takes about 30 minutes. Clients then drink about 2 litres of water for another 30 minutes while an observer checks to be sure they aren’t dehydrated or transforming into a particularly relaxed butterfly. Both wraps can help swaddled customers lose 5–15 inches per session. For hardworking feet, an ionic foot detox delivers hydrogen ions to soles and is said to boost energy and circulation, ease nerves, and restore pH balance while customers imbibe complimentary coffee and tea.
Sprawled across 2,000 square feet bedecked with dark hardwood floors, rich purple walls, and numerous pieces of artwork, Stone Temple Salon and Spa cultivates a relaxing atmosphere for its comprehensive slate of services. A team of talented stylists and aestheticians colourizes manes during full and partial highlights, and harnesses the inherent beautifying power of organic seaweed, papaya, guava, and Fabio tears during body wraps and scrubs. Patrons perch atop heated, custom-made benches during pedicures, or sprawl inside an infrared sauna, which can help purge toxins and singe calories. Along with being able to squeeze cologne out of a pine needle, the fingers and hands of Stone Temple's skilled massage therapists are trained to alleviate tension; they dole out soothing strokes in an array of modalities such as hot-stone and myofascial-release massage.
Upon entering JD Nail & Spa, clients climb atop one of two leather pedicure thrones or settle into a leather executive chair at one of a handful of manicure stations. From these cozy spots, nail technicians sheathe clients' fingertips and toes in China Glaze, Niko, and OPI polishes. The can even decorate nails with such airbrush designs as geometric shapes, fashion brand logos, and Old or Young Woman? optical illusions. JD Nail & Spa’s technicians are also adept at thickening lash lines with eyelash extensions and applying permanent makeup to the face. Five types of facials—including a noninvasive micro-control peeling and a galvanic treatment—rejuvenate the skin by treating hyperpigmentation, enlarged pores, and spider veins.
Old standards meet modern advancements at Babble Beauty Bar?s locations in Edmonton and St. Albert. Although the staff of aestheticians, nail technicians, and massage therapists pampers clients with everything from indulgent mani-pedis to hot-stone back treatments, they also embrace cutting-edge medspa technology to provide more dramatic cosmetic results. Electrolysis hair-removal treatments vaporize unwanted stubble, microdermabrasion procedures smooth out wrinkles and fine lines, and the glycolactic, salicylic and lactic facial peels help strip away blemishes and improve skin?s tone and texture.
Lashes are just the beginning of services offered at Modern Urban Designers, which carries a variety of different types, including Faux Silk Singles, Faux Mink Singles, Semi's "clusters," and LashBeLong. They also specialize in cleaning up skin with waxing services and Dermalogica facials. Their talented esthetician helps clients shed their layers of dry skin, paint their nails with vibrant colors during manicures and pedicures, and wax away unwanted hair. Not to be outdone, the stylists wield their shears with the utmost grace, cutting and colouring hair to suit their clients? diverse personalities. They are aided by professional products from L?Or?al Paris and Kevin Murphy as well as by the clients themselves, who always have the final say in terms of style.
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