While waiting guests sip coffee and nibble desserts, Amici Salon and Spa’s stylists revamp looks with treatments ranging from hairstyling and nailcare to facials, waxing, and tanning. Their hairstylists brandish products by Moroccanoil, L'Oréal, and CHI with such panache that Amici even offers an an intern training program for up-and-coming talent. Under the supervision of a master stylist, technician, or the watchful owls who hide out in updos, interns hone their pampering skills on willing clients, who receive a discounted rate for being such sports. The salon also celebrates clients on Thursday evenings, when complimentary wine and cheese turn the beautifying happy hour into a party all its own.
The staffers at Sizzle Tans make it their mission to guide customers through each location?s selection of beds, sunless-tanning options, and teeth-whitening treatments. Their collection of beds is broken into three different intensity levels and includes Ergoline's Open Sun 1050 and the temperature-controlled Prestige 1100. For customers who don't want to expose themselves to UV rays, Sizzle Tans has two sunless solutions: a trained technician can carefully airbrush bodies by hand, or clients can step into a VersaSpa booth equipped with nozzles that automatically coat skin evenly in tanning solution.
At The Skin Atelier at Les Images, the staff members rely on botanical products scientifically formulated to nourish skin and treat conditions such as acne, sun spots, and wrinkles. Each compound they use is free of parabens and harsh chemicals and can be customized for the client. With that kind of specificity, facials can address particular skin needs, including those related to pregnancy, postmenopause, and sports-related breakouts. In addition to skincare, The Skin Atelier also provides hair services and mani-pedis that technicians execute in private treatment rooms.
Each of the beauty specialists at Soledad Day Spa has at least 22 years of pore-pampering experience and is proficient in both the science of aesthetics and the art of relaxation. Their offerings include cleansing facials and exfoliating scrubs, along with thermal mud wraps that promote detoxification and Dead Sea masques that teach their wearers ancient Aramaic through osmosis. Instead of waxing, they specialize in traditional Middle Eastern sugaring, which can whisk away unwanted hair without sticking to the skin or leaving residue on clothing.
In owner Anthony Lombardi's own words, Anthony Robert Salon creates an "open and airy home, where a family [can] ... bring beauty, ease and calm into people’s lives." This family is made up of a team of stylists who trim hair, add new hues with single-process color, lengthen strands with fusion extensions, and tame frizz with relaxers. To keep tresses looking strong and smooth between appointments, the salon uses Ecru New York and Italian imported Rica haircare products.
Speranzi Facial Spa's licensed skincare specialist Yolanda T. Russo strives to fade signs of aging with preservative-free products and rejuvenating services. Yolanda saps tension from beleaguered brows, using products packed with botanical ingredients and antioxidants. She’s equipped with more than 15 years of experience, and she’s an advocate of maintaining skin without expensive products or fussy technology. To further her stance, she happily shares recipes for at-home facials.