Style director James brings aesthetic sensibilities honed over 30 years in New York City to his eponymous downtown salon, James & Associates Hair Design. Black-and-white photography accents light blue walls in the studio, where stylists Meredith and Bernadette consult with clients to decide which cut, colour, or mascot head best suits their faces. Waxing and massage services overseen by Carla, an experienced spa director, round out the salon's roster of pampering treatments.
Occupying an elegant 110-year-old house, Salon Sara Lina revives wilting visages and tends to agitated skin amid a soothing spa atmosphere. After an in-depth consultation, a skilled aesthetician pampers epidermal sheathes with personalized facials designed to target concerns such as acne, moisture deficiency, or sensitivity with treatments that may include combinations of deep cleansing, exfoliation, or thermo-corrective masks. G.M. Collin products, derived from natural plant and marine extracts, smooth surfaces and pump up hydration levels to give skin the strength, vibrancy, and resilience it needs to stay strong while targeted by daily damage or taunts from the gallbladder.
In a sunlit space festooned with leafy plants, All About You Hair Salon's team trims and styles the tresses of men and women with Sebastian, Zerran, and Matrix products. During complimentary consultations, stylists can determine cuts and hues to suit each client's lifestyle or add volume and length with wigs, hairpieces, and extensions. Additionally, ion spa detoxifying treatments work to leach toxins from the body with soothing ionic footbaths, and professional teeth-whitening treatments brighten smiles in 15- to 40-minute sessions.
The stylists at Maywood Hair Designs are experts in hair texture, colour, and length, and can always cultivate a face-framing style to suit the individual’s needs. Clients can rehab strands with an invigorating conditioning treatment or rewire hair circuit boards with bold colour highlights. The salon also promotes lobe appeal for all ages with its ear-piercing services.
Hairstylist Terra Suddard’s ability to pay attention to the details has helped her build an impressive more-than-20-year beauty career. Her achievements include working for InStyle magazine and with the hosts of CHCH TV and MuchMusic television. At her boutique salon—complete with two cutting stations and an elegant, petite waiting area—Terra gives her undivided attention to her each one of her clients. Being this attentive allows the skilled stylist to fully understand the salon-goers’ beauty needs, which she fulfills with precision cuts, shine-enhancing colouring sessions, and deep-conditioning treatments that nourish the scalp while silencing tresses that keep chanting,“Water. Water. Water.”
Cappa School of Hairstyling & Aesthetics is a private career college that trains and licenses individuals in the art of spa and salon services. The school's pupils beautify visitors under the watchful, artful eyes of the facility’s seasoned instructors. Burgeoning stylists perform a range of hair services, from shampooing and colouring to luxurious finger waves that make tide pools weep salty tears of envy. Beyond hairstyling, the center's aestheticians execute services such as manicures and pedicures, waxing, and makeup applications. Cappa School is open Monday through Friday only.