At The Nappy Jungle, licensed cosmetologist and aesthetician Vernelle TreAnne promotes healthy hair, and skin in a tranquil setting. Customers feel at ease in the serene, homey salon, where she offers a wide range of natural and relaxed haircare services, including expertly crafted haircuts, sew-in extensions, brightly painted demipermanent or permanent hair color, or loc styling and maintenance.
Essence of India Hair Boutique will never make their clients feel fake. So, when they put in hair extensions or apply eyelash extensions, they use 100% human hair. Because each set is from a single donor, the cuticles remain intact and the hair can be washed, blow-dried, dyed, and permed. The staff also plucks unwanted facial hair with threading sessions and decorates blank canvases with henna tattoos.
Sonya Whitmire actualizes beauty with her shears and styling products. In the comfort of her cozy salon space, she uses them to sculpt flattering layers and accent hair with bold highlights. Clients may also solicit her waxing expertise to banish unwanted hair from their chins and brows.
The licensed massage therapists at Massage Couture go above and beyond when performing Swedish, deep-tissue, and hot-stone massages. They customize each session to their clients? desires, including extra pillows, hot towels, music.
Tammy Nguyen knows both business and beauty. She is a trained permanent-makeup artist, nail tech, and NovaLash eyelash extensionist who holds a business administration and marketing degree. With her eye for aesthetics and her entrepreneurial know-how, she and her husband have grown their beautifying industry into three different salon-spas, including Millennium Nail and Day Spa.
Named in the 2012 Best of Tallahassee list by Tallahassee Magazine, Millennium Nail and Day Spa creates a tranquil environment amid a spacious facility draped in chic neutral tones and plush, black leather chairs. Beneath decorative archways, guests file into the salon area, where stylists at three levels—ranked by their years of experience and ability to cut hair by summoning razor-billed auks—revamp 'dos with defrizzing Global Keratin treatments and Opti.smooth hot or cold relaxers. From four private treatment rooms, soft music fills the air as aestheticians brighten complexions with Pevonia skincare products and skin-type-specific facials. Meanwhile, massage therapists ease aches and pains using nine modalities enhanced by hot stones and bamboo sticks.
For clients awaiting their appointments, the spa keeps stacks of current magazines on hand and offers complimentary water, coffee, and soda. Those wanting more of a bite to their beverage can wander over to the spa's nail bar, where staff pour glasses of wine and beer for a small fee. Nearby, clients relax beneath an arched ceiling painted to look like the sky as technicians knead hands and feet with caviar and retinol-infused treatments before decorating nails with OPI polishes, Axxium gel, and foil nail art.