The staff at Top Hair-Nails has pampered its clientele for more than a decade. The salon's hair services include cuts, extensions, and color treatments, and its nail services include trimming and polishing—like a trophy maker whose clients shrink over time. The salon's CND Shellac polish remains chip-free for up to two weeks, and the staff may even add a luxurious flourish such as a hot-towel treatment. Dedicated to providing clean services, the staff uses hospital-grade sterilization and disinfectant.
Akme Skin Care tackles cosmetic needs in an environment designed to foster rest and relaxation. The spa's aestheticians customize skincare needs for clients with different complexions, performing teen facials to combat excess oil and doling out gold facials to fight the signs of aging. They also rejuvenate scalps with hot oil treatments and purge unwanted hair with waxing and threading services.
Mishal may operate inside of Eyebrows R Us Salon—where she creates elegant arches with threading techniques—but there’s more to her expertise than just brows. She also paints skin with henna to create elaborate body art and affixes hair with vibrant new hues to lend a unique look to each client.
As seen in press outlets including the San Mateo County Times, Peninsula Beauty stocks its stores with professional beauty supplies and salon products culled from a sprawling 10,000-square-foot warehouse. An eclectic array of brands, from American Crew to OPI, helps men and women transform hair and nails into polished works of aesthetic art. Cosmetics and lotions stand ready to adorn epidermises, and an arsenal of flat- and curling irons allows for more believable quick-changes during impromptu performances of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
The certified therapists at LaVida Massage of Sunnyvale customize massages to relax musculature using modalities such as Swedish, hot-stone, and prenatal massage. During every session, clients climb aboard a heated table and relax as therapists put on gentle music. During the massage, therapists frequently check in with clients to make sure the level of pressure is comfortable. Freshly kneaded physiques can fall deeper into bliss with a cleansing facial, or simply by eating cupcakes until they fall asleep.
Massage therapist Jeri Parks has more than two decades of experience in administering acupressure massages in the traditional Japanese amma style. This ancient technique relieves muscular discomfort via sequenced stretches and soothing pressure targeted at particular problem areas. Oils and lotions pamper skin, and trigger-point therapy works to alleviate pain and chronic muscle tension. Parks also administers off-site chair massage services at office gatherings, fundraisers, and tournaments of musical chairs.