Nails aren't the only things that get pampered at MojiToes Nail Bar. Before licensed technicians gear up to lavish extremities with focused grooming and no-chip Gelish polishes, they urge guests to sip on the complimentary drinks and cozy up to the European Touch full-body massage chairs that exemplify the company's devotion to creature comforts. Inside the lime-green facility, white drapes and soft pillows mirror the modern feel of the mosaic-tiled nail bar, which puts fingers and toes in the spotlight with a row of pendant lamps. While specialists dote upon extremities, guests can let their eyes settle on vivid flat-screen TVs, explore the contents of an e-reader, or access the free WiFi to create a social-media profile for a newly beautified big toe. For communal coddling, MojiToes Nail Bar also opens its doors to bridal parties and ladies' nights.
After graduating from the Tennessee School of Beauty, stylist Dani Barsce decided to take her signature brand colorful hair creations on the road, eventually setting up shop in the Sunshine State in order to soak up the ocean-side atmosphere. Now an associate at Blo Hair Salon, Dani channels those beach-powered vibrations - and her own free-spirited personality - into each cut and color. When she's not busy customizing 'dos with shears, clippers, and razors, she's adding new hues to hair through innovative foiling techniques fueled by Paul Mitchell's pro-grade products. She's also versed in other salon techniques, including blowouts, extensions, and turning old clippings into new paint brushes. Not one to rest on her professional laurels, Dani frequently attends continuing education seminars in order to stay abreast of the industry's latest trends.
The technicians at Emerge Nail Spa don't just paint nails, they create nail art. They adorn digits with polka dots, contrasting glitter, or beach scenes, as well as sculptural, three-dimensional flowers or jewels. But that doesn't mean they skimp on pampering. They have also perfected relaxing manicures and pedicures that include soaking baths, soothing massages, and hydrating masks.
While Nail Safari's list of treatments may seem standard—from mani-pedis to waxing—the pampering that each treatment affords is anything but. During spa pedicures, technicians call on eucalyptus salts and hydrating masks to soften calves and feet. Manicures may incorporate heated basalt stones or aromatic oils to soothe muscles with a relaxing massage.