Since 1963, this full-service salon located inside the Madison Area Technical College has been helping future hairstylists hone their skills under the supervision of licensed instructors. At 1,200 square feet, the salon is well equipped to handle all manner of salon services, from basic haircuts and permanent waves to facials, waxing, and nailcare, all performed by enthusiastic students eager to show off their talents on real customers instead of reluctant teacher's aides. Customers can rest assured that all services are backed by a guarantee and can be redone to satisfaction within five days, and a range of high-quality styling products available at 10%–30% below their normal retail price helps ensure any new style can be easily sustained at home.
Kelly Scheinkoenig holds certifications in microdermabrasion and chemical exfoliation treatments, and extensive training in pharmaceutical skincare. During facial treatments, Kelly takes the time to educate her clients about their skin issues, and gives them tips on practices to avoid that might harm their skin, such as exfoliating with a brillo pad.
Inside Studio Bordona’s full-service salon, a team of stylists enhances clients with high-quality products. Goldwell color transforms coifs with striking hues, and styling gels from KMS and Aquage add body and hold. Aestheticians pull from plant-based Aveda or anti-aging Bioelements skincare lines during a range of facials.
When it comes to alleviating pain, Macey swears by the art of reiki. The fourth-degree reiki master shares her knowledge during sessions designed to bring balance to the body’s chakras. Reiki eases physical pain as well as emotional ailments, such as anxiety and depression.
The expert staff at Tangles Salon & Spa attend ongoing workshops to keep their scissors sharp and their nail files rough. Armed with Aveda products, stylists shape locks, correct color, and repair dry strands with botanical therapies preceded by soothing scalp treatments. Nail technicians dip toes into ceramic pedicure bowls brimming with fresh water and the spectacles of ceramics teachers.