Natural light pours through the salon’s large front windows, illuminating earthen floors and fiery red walls. Amid these modern accents, Mary engineers face-flattering cuts and decorates with confident color highlights. Clients may also solicit Wasnock for a deep-conditioning scalp treatment or an elegant updo to celebrate an upcoming wedding or arm-wrestling competition.
When the instructors at Design Metals School aren’t crafting alloy masterpieces—such as the intricate rail that encircles the pendulum at the University of Alaska’s library—around the country, they impart the skills of their trade to groups of torch-wielding students. The teachers pull from 25 years of experience in metal fabrication for their classes, demonstrating and critiquing pupils’ techniques for welding, cold bending, and making cool showers of sparks.
With purple walls, fresh flowers, crystal chandeliers, and sunlight glinting off hardwood floors and marble countertops, Beauteous The Experience cultivates an atmosphere of elegance. But as airy, bright, and luxe as its design is, it's the people who make the salon truly special. Hair stylists strive to make every single coif unique. They craft looks that range from punky to demure. Massage therapist Jessica draws upon a healthcare background to customize each of her treatments, and estheticians offer microdermabrasions, peels, and mani-pedis.
Owning Suite 514 has allowed stylist Crissy Collupy to attain a healthy balance of work and family life, which she calls upon when styling the hair of clients who range from infants to seniors. Her salon-industry experience of more than 10 years shows in the eclectic mix of specialities on studio’s service menu, including color treatments, spray tanning, and massage. Crissy’s staff of salon professionals sculpt haircuts for women and men, focusing on flattering clients’ features and instructing them on how best to maintain their new looks at home or in wind tunnels.
Fresh Mane is dedicated to transforming its clients into striking, untamed manifestations of their inner beauty. To that end, the salon's services range from haircuts, color applications, and straightening treatments to nail care offerings that coat extremities in colorful polish. Facial mapping allows aestheticians to custom-tailor their skin-nourishing, and relaxing facials reinvigorate skin.