Urban Endz’s staff of experienced tress tamers and nail navigators coax out inner beauty with cheerful professionalism, gifting glamour to follicles and phalanges with a range of services and specialty products. Perk up lackluster locks with a coloring ($45 and up), or draft a new scalp squad free of unfit split ends and fumbling tight ends with a haircut and style for women ($20–$35) or men ($15–$18). A cold chemical straightener ($60 per hour) fights frizz and relaxes uptight curls into softer waves. Nails can prepare for red carpet finger waltzes with a trimming, shaping, and polishing in the form of a manicure ($20) or pedicure ($35). Urban Endz's master aesthetician delights epidermises with cleansing and exfoliating facials ($35 and up) and chemical peels ($55 and up) to smooth the face, even skin tone, and remove oil. Waxing services ($20–$55 and up) expel unwanted fuzz with the speed and professionalism of a nightclub bouncer at a Build-A-Bear Workshop.
Because being put-together doesn’t always come easily, the staff at D’Lux Tan & Body Therapy guides visitors through a host of confidence-boosting options, from spray tanning and skin hydration to restorative red light therapy. With 11 tanning beds to choose from, and one automated Mystic Tan booth, clients can glow in as little as ten minutes. Alternatively, they can settle into the Hydration Station for 20–30 minutes of hot steam that nourishes and soothes dried skin far better than running through a car wash. D’Lux also offers red light therapy, which works to bolster collagen production and thus reduce the appearance of fine lines while evening skin tone.
Under the helm of a board-certified doctor and supervising MD, trained and certified staffers of Marila's Medical Spa help revivify clients' exteriors with a medley of new technologies. Wielding the Cynosure YAG laser, they decimate unsightly sun spots and permanently reduce unwanted hair. Microinjections of Lipo-Ex come to the aid in removing localized fat deposits, whereas injections of Botox freeze the nerve impulses that cause wrinkles or inappropriate eyebrow raises.
Tobey Webb, the massage therapist behind 4 luv of Massage, brings pained sinews back into bodily harmony with a diverse repertoire of modalities. The Swedish technique relieves stress and soothes aches with gentle strokes, hot-stone massage uses smooth stones, and cranial massage employs head and tailbone holds that can ease headaches, sinus issues, and ear infections. Tobey also renders reflexology to heal the body by way of the hands and feet, and 10 sessions of structural massage can realign the body more quickly than Europe realigned after people started talking about the body politic.
Life Salon and Spa is an Aveda-concept salon stocked to its exposed industrial piping with a skilled staff and a bevy of beautifying services. The nature massage is a 60-minute, personally tailored treatment that uses a variety of massage techniques to seek out and eradicate the poltergeists, hobgoblins, and writhing dybbuks haunting your musculature. A variety of aromas, specifically chosen for their relaxing and rejuvenating qualities, is also integrated into the massage for an experience that smells as good as it feels. The botanical resurfacing facial also lasts one hour and uses a tourmaline radiance refiner to excavate frontal pores and a tourmaline radiance mask to gently encourage the face to spread its beautiful cheekfeathers. Whichever treatment you choose, you'll leave Life Salon and Spa with your muscular fibers singing as harmoniously as a barbershop quartet, instead of screeching like the lead singer in a Norwegian death-metal barbershop quartet.