Convenience comes first at Celebrity Tanning, where a plethora of metro locations, extended hours, and a large lineup of tanning equipment ensure clients can achieve a sun-kissed glow with minimum fuss. Four tiers of UV beds offer escalating amenities that add to the comfort and efficacy of tanning sessions, incorporating extra facial tanners, aromatherapy, MP3 hookups, and inspirational posters of famous suns from other galaxies. For more immediate results, the salon’s automated Mystic Tan booth sends sweeping jets of misted bronzer over bodies to create a streak-free tan that lasts 7–10 days after one 60-second session. The staff of tanning specialists can help customers choose the right type of session for their skin or budget, answering any questions that may come up. Tan-prolonging lotions from brands such as Australian Gold and California Tan are also available to enhance the depth and duration of a tan without equipping clothes with UVA bulbs.
The stylists and aestheticians at Botanicals Salon & Spa believe that even with all the high-tech serums, lotions, and hair products that exist in the world, nature is the best for hair and skin. The Aveda concept salon eschews harsh chemicals and uses all-natural Aveda products during hair cuts and colors, facials, waxing services, and mani-pedis. To further support nature and make dolphins high-five each other with joy, clients can bring in their empty Aveda product bottles and have them refilled.
The licensed aestheticians at Blush Skin Care utilize the latest trade secrets to revitalize aging, acne-ridden, and dull skin. Dermaplaning, PCA chemical peels, and diamond-tipped microdermabrasion round off the spa’s more advanced services, but the team offers simple cleansing treatments as well, including custom facials for the face and back. Beyond combating wrinkles and sunspots, the Blush crew goes head-to-head against errant hairs, using warm wax to smooth both face and body.
People shouldn’t have to go too far out of their way to look good. It’s an idea that Addicted to Beauty’s Nikki takes quite literally. With her mobile studio, she journeys directly to her diverse clientele, applying makeup and eyelashes onto brides-to-be, models in TV and editorial shoots, and women embarking on a night on the town. Nikki also administers soothing in-home spa treatments, such as European and back facials.
At Klassy Kuts Studio, the stylists do more than cut hair?they also add creative flair to hairs' hues, applying ombre color, shiny transparent glaze, and bright highlights. Before they tend to strands, sometimes coiling them into elaborate updos, stylists listen carefully as clients describe their desired looks and preferred hair-maintenance habits.
For aesthetician Rebecca Mai, fingernails are blank canvases on which to create intricate works of art. She hones her creative skills at Cassy's Nail Spa, calling upon the training she acquired while enrolled in the Creative Nail Design masters program, which yields a certificate that's signed in polish. After renovating cuticles and moisturizing skin, Rebecca often accentuates nails with hand-painted designs.