Education is key at Metro Salon, where the team of experienced hair stylists attends continuous courses to stay abreast in the latest trends such as Brazilian Keratin smoothing treatments and Great Lengths hair extensions. Cutting-edge cuts are reinforced with products by TIGI and American Crew, and clients are encouraged to bring their own blow dryer into the salon so that the stylists can use it to teach them how to replicate their style or defrost a ham in record time. They also put their acute knowledge of current styles to help teens learn to groom themselves with confidence, and create formal updos for weddings and other special occasions.
Prices vary at Attitudes based on your selected stylist's level of experience, and today's Groupon entrusts your noggin to a level-one whisker wizard. Your complete cranial remix commences with a friendly consultation, during which the stylist collects clues to your fashion sense, personality, and lifestyle in order to design a look that keeps your dome stylish from its morning joe in the solarium to its late-night soiree in the ballroom with the lead pipe. After emerging from a cloud of clipped keratin, the shimmer of a synthetic sun will bestow its delicate glow upon your locks through natural-looking partial highlights. These sun-kissable treatments add rich, summery dimension to dull strands, while empowering locks with the ability to illuminate the floor of your car when you drop your keys at night. A detailed styling will fine-tune your finished 'do.
Owner Patrice White has spent more than 30 years clarifying complexions of all skin types and beautifying visages using the latest cosmetology techniques. She'll tailor her facial to accommodate your skin's various idiosyncrasies with anti-aging, acne-zapping, and exfoliating elements until your skin shimmers like the surface of a lake at twilight, but without skinny-dipping lovebirds constantly frolicking in it. Patrice can also wax, tweeze, and trim eyebrows into an elegant arch, or give makeup apprentices an hour's worth of tips on colors, tools, and application techniques—significantly reducing the risk of being mistaken for an undead clown.
Stylist Ashlee Griggs zips throughout the Toledo area to glamorize gaggles of women in their own homes or carefully trims and tints tresses within the mint-green walls of her home base, Texxture a Salon. Before sculpting strands, Ashlee consults thoroughly with the client, poring over hairstyle photos and taking stock of each strand's tendency to curl during awkward first dates. An experienced Tigi colorist, Ashlee carefully calibrates highlights or all-over color, adding depth and shine to monochromatic hair. After color has set, Ashlee snips hair into a face-framing shape and locks it into place with a blow-dry and style. With help from new partner Erica Miller, Ashlee also whips out styling tools and makeup brushes to glamorize faces with an armada of liners and powders, which embellishes facial features for demurely posed wedding photos or showdowns with facial-recognition software in nearby grocery aisles.
At Fringe by Carrie, talented stylists work with clients to find new styles that reflect individual personalities, tastes, and lifestyles. After settling on a do, the hair experts employ Paul Mitchell products to color layers a classic beach blond or shear an edgy pixie cut and turn it fire-engine red. The salon’s waxing specialists evict fuzz from upper lips and backs or shape eyebrows into elegant arches. Rounding out Fringe by Carrie’s services, a massage therapist eases aches with deft fingers that untie muscular knots with the agility of Houdini untying his shoes.
Fringe by Carrie supports women fighting breast cancer and dealing with hair loss by inviting them to make appointments for free nonsurgical hair replacements or hair extensions.