Whether they are seeking the drama of a smoky eye or the laid-back look of nude, natural tones, Danielle Tiara's clients can rest assured she'll achieve their desired aesthetic. The makeup artist, who flourished under the tutelage of a celebrity makeup artist, tackles everything from bridal makeup to complex masks for film. She does so with a simple philosophy: beauty resides within everyone, just waiting to be revealed.
Owner and stylist Evonne Hall, also known as "the hair doctor," owes her uncanny ability to repair damaged tresses to her decade of professional experience working with multinational hair types. She specializes in extensions and is certified to perform keratin-based straightening treatments. She also helms a team of talented staffers, including sought-after stylist Jameka Phillips, who sculpts over-the-top looks for weddings, gala events, and photo shoots, and Rashanique Aaron, Verianese Richards, and Lillian Scott, who perform services that range from simple cuts to bonded weaves.
The cosmetologists at Pro Clips Hair & Beauty Salon refresh noodle-rinds by subjecting dermal debris to a one-hour litany of treatments. During the deep-cleaning facial, technicians scrub façades free of dullness and dead skin cells before a gentle round of extractions expunges pores of burnt-out light bulbs. The facial's namesake treatment then swoops in to thoroughly cleanse the complexion and help prevent future breakouts. Next, visages find nourishment under a specially blended mask, and a hand, scalp, and shoulder massage obliterates below-the-surface tension. Those opting for the herbal facial receive all of the deep-cleaning facial's services in addition to herbal elements that work to clear blemishes and add flavor to face-top hibachi grills.
For more than two decades, hairstylist André "Dré" Netters has adhered to one beauty goal above all else: to provide clients with hairstyles that can be easily recreated without compromising the integrity of their hair. And as a Toni & Guy graduate, master educator, and childhood-doll hairstylist, the New Orleans native has been able to continually achieve this goal using the latest trends and techniques. Dré sculpts men's and women's manes with services ranging from precision cuts to silk wraps that employ Affirm and Design Essentials products. To customize her services to each customer, Dré also employs specialized services, from hair replacement to treatments for irritated scalps.
The technicians at Bio Skin & Laser firm weathered skin with the radiofrequency technology of the Accent Your Body system, capable of treating faces, necks, arms, abdomens, buttocks, and thighs. During each approximately 45-minute procedure, a staffer uses the technology to precisely heat under-skin tissue so that it begins to produce extra collagen and break free from frost. Bio Skin & Laser recommends three to five treatments at two-week intervals for full results, although most clients notice immediate changes after just one session. Since Accent Your Body contouring treatments are nonsurgical and noninvasive, patients can return to work, daily activities, and establishing a presence on ham radio the same day.
The MVP haircut is reserved for guys who want the brawn of a chiseled cut with the extreme adrenaline rush of a pleasant pampering. Following careful instructions or expert intuition, stylists can clean up the edges without sacrificing any degree of edginess. A thorough shampoo and scalp massage ensures an itch-free walk off, while a neck and shoulder massage with steamed towel leaves cleaned-up batters with the zonal focus to connect on any upcoming office pitch.
Imagine losing all of your hair—what would that do to your self-confidence and quality of life? With the belief that hair is much more than a fashion accessory, Untourage Salon Retreat owner Tanissa Carmon uses custom-fitted cranial hair prostheses to help clients to feel good about their appearance when dealing with hair loss, whether due to illness or heredity.
This dedication to giving people peace of mind also shows in Tanissa's other salon services, which range from stylish cuts to smoothing keratin treatments to seamless extensions—all of which begin with a complimentary consultation to determine each client's preferred look and salon nickname. As clients settle into cozy styling chairs, the 800-square-foot space reverberates with the sounds of experienced stylists snipping, smoothing, and lengthening 'dos backed by a soundtrack of instrumental jazz music.