Talented stylist Becky Johnston plies her trade at Ultima Bellezza Salon, where she offers a variety of beautifying salon services. They include haircuts for women, men, and kids, plus a range of color treatments and perms. Guests can also opt for a stylish manicure or pedicure, or the salon's wax-free hair-removal system. Those wanting a more pampering experience can receive a luxury haircut, which includes a relaxing steam-towel treatment and scalp massage.
Amy Haugen was hesitant when she started mixing lotion with cranberry seed oil in her garage in 2007. Little did she know it would not only make her skin radiant, but also jumpstart a new business venture. After seeing the results on her own skin, Haugen handed it out to her friends in takeout salad dressing cups. From there, Haugen, a licensed esthetician with over 25 years experience, started Stillwater Skin and has created 29 products including body lotions and eye gels.
At Stillwater Skin, they use the healing properties of cranberry seed oil to provide toxin-free, certified vegan skin care products. These all-natural products infuse skin with vitamins, antioxidants, and polyunsaturated fats that leave skin hydrated and vibrant. She and her team continue to do everything themselves, from crafting lotions to hand-delivering their products to clients throughout the St.Paul area. The skin specialists at Stillwater Skin also rejuvenate skin with exfoliating microdermabrasion treatments and brow waxes. Their photofacials use broadband light to treat sun damage caused by years of UV bullying.
The talented aestheticians and hair-shorteners at a'la Mode salonspa, a full-service salon and spa, exhibit expertise in stylish haircuts, glossy mani-pedis, relaxing massages, and a variety of beautifying aesthetic services. Stylists trim bangs ($10–12) and dish out haircuts for adults ($19–62) and children 11 and younger ($15–35). Finger-painters apply white polish to the tips of nails during French manicures ($36). Remove unnecessary hairs with a bikini wax, or indulge in a pregnancy massage ($46 for 30 minutes), which enhances sleep for expectant mothers and calms the kicks of active babies. The application of a one-hour back facial ($61) rejuvenates back skin and decreases stress caused by moving stand-up pianos. Hair cuts in New Richmond start at $19, while hair cuts in Hudson start at $23.