Lisa Anderson—owner and head cosmetologist at STYLZ by Lisa—brings her 26 years of experience into every consultation. From there, she deploys the tricks she's learned along the way to trim, color, and highlight clients' hair. "I love working with people to help them look an feel their best," she says, "whether it is for special occasions or helping them find a style and color that fits their lifestyle." When she's not dolling up clients, she shares the wealth, teaching her techniques to aspiring cosmetologists as a licensed instructor.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Color, highlights, and haircutting
Brands Used: Loreal, Scruples, Redkin, Morrocan Treatments
If you've got tangled, dry, or frizzy hair, Magnena Jones recommends one of her homemade hair cocktails, a custom-made mix of haircare products meant to combat aesthetic issues.
Magnena and her team administer all of their hair services with a similar degree of personalization. Their 'dos range from quirky pixie cuts and pompadours to neat bobs and simple trims, often colored in with solid hues or highlights. They can unwind curls with relaxers or add volume to hair with a blowout. Like a person trapped in an abandoned library, Magnena is always learning something new; her work with both men's and women's hair is informed by classes from companies such as Redken as well as collaboration with industry leaders, including celebrity stylist Kim Kimble.
Stylist Rachel McDonald loves that her hairstyles are one of a kind. Her knack for creating unique, original ‘dos is the result of careful training that began at the Aveda Institute, and her commitment to ongoing education ensures she continues to craft individualized coiffures for her clients. Rachel uses her creativity and passion, along with a selection of professional products from brands such as Paul Mitchell, to help make her clients look and feel their best, and sets a tone that matches the chic environment of Sozo Boutique Salon, where her styling chair resides.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder—but, as Becky Dinino knows, it’s also in the skincare regimen of the beheld. A licensed aesthetician for almost three decades, she uses her talents to brighten complexions at her spa, Wellness Spa Salon, with skin services ranging from microdermabrasion to acne treatments to her grandma’s famous cheek pinch. The spa team also soothes bodies with three styles of massage, as well as body wraps that can slim circumferences. And each treatment is performed with a focus on relaxation according to Becky’s philosophy that when things get stressful, the best thing to do is relax.
Shape Magazine, OK! Magazine , and Lucky Magazine have all sung Blo Blow Dry Bar's praises. Here, stylists eschew the standard cut and color, choosing instead to revamp 'dos by washing and creatively blow-drying hair into styles that range from windswept, catwalk-inspired looks to elegant classic looks worthy of Queen Victoria or Queen Victoria on a windy day.
Heads of lettuce are similar; heads of hair are not. That’s why stylist Tashina Meyers feverishly strives to tailor her techniques to the personality and lifestyle of each individual. Tashina, who operates out of Sozo Boutique, can engineer bold layers and eye-catching highlights, or nix unwanted hair from eyebrow outskirts with her specialty waxing services.