Salon Moselle’s stylists and aestheticians are serious about their craft. Some among the group have been in the beauty industry for more than 35 years, and all of them make ongoing education a priority to stay on top of the latest trends and styling techniques. A glimpse at the company’s Facebook page, however, shows that those impressive skills come with a strong sense of humor. Their group portraits capture them joking around and jumping in the air with an enthusiasm that extends to their salon and spa treatments. When they aren’t posing for goofy photos or refilling empty hairspray canisters with silly string, the stylists and aesthetician complete conditioning treatments, facials, and massages.
Bed head is one thing. Stray locks contort into a disheveled array, creating the impression of a lifestyle that transcends an attention to looks or detail. But there's clearly more to life. Consider the wind-whipped mop of a freshly descended snowboarder or the sun-streaked locks of a seasoned surfer. Within Active Cuts, these sorts of action sports flicker across televisions as energetic stylists rail against the sedentary life while performing a full range of haircare services for men and women. The team deploys Redken, American Crew, and Sexy Hair products to produce any variety of adrenaline-charged coif, which might be inspired by a style savvy sportscaster or an extreme putt-putt golfer.
Paulette Collins wields her tools like an artist, carefully filling in lips, brows, and eyelids with perfectly cast pigment. Her makeup savvy derives from extensive dermal pigmentation training, as well as a degree in visual design. By staying up to date on current trends in the field, Paulette ensures her clients receive the exact looks they desire, from eyes that benefit from subtle eyeliner to lips that appear plump and red instead of deflated and sallow, like a bike tire on an acupuncture table.
Pumpkin. Blueberry. Coconut. These might sound like your favorite pie or iced-coffee flavors, but as licensed aesthetician Jenn Anarell knows, the essence of these fruits can actually benefit your skin. For more than seven years, Jenn has been fending off oil and acne with her signature facial treatments, using natural fruit extracts to make skin clearer and healthier. Guests can also indulge in the salon’s other services, such as haircuts and coloring, waxing, and sunless tanning.
A salon that doubles as a tattoo parlor? The more you think about it, the more it makes sense. Shear Ink Salon and Tattoo is a breath of fresh air in a world of salons with no bite. The alternative-minded staff creates contemporary looks with haircuts and coloring treatments, but hair grows out and styles change. For a beauty treatment that will truly last forever, make an appointment with one of the salon's professional tattoo artists.
Though Magic Brow Threading Salon's staff specializes in making eyebrows look their best—using an ancient threading technique—the salon also offers other beauty services, including facials, waxing, and microdermabrasion. As skincare specialists, the licensed estheticians swear by Dermalogica products, which are available for purchase at the salon. Magic Brow also purveys handbags, fashion accessories, and eyebrow powder and gel.