Though her passion for glamour goes all the way back to her early childhood, it wasn?t until Jeanice Bouvier Davis leapt into Manhattan?s Robert Fiance Hair Academy that she began to realize her true obsession. After graduating with honors, Davis went on to train with industry leaders such as Aveda and Paul Mitchell?groups that allowed her to build a solid understanding of how to properly serve a multicultural clientele. Armed with a varied set of skills, she eventually took another bold leap by opening Hair Cafe in 2004. Situated directly across from the Eastern Market Metro station, the salon gives Jeanice and her diverse team of male and female stylists the chance to focus on a variety of high-end services, from artful cuts and curls to relaxers and keratin treatments.
Jim Ostrosky, erstwhile fashion consultant for the local Fox affiliate and fashion writer for the Birmingham News, now brings his eye for texture and color to bear on the manes of clients at his intimate home salon. More than three decades in the industry inform his oversight of a team of stylists who wield organic products from Aveda instead of threatening hair into obedience with vats of liquid nitrogen. As they craft new 'dos, the stylists employ advanced techniques such as halo brick and paneling to create highlights or keratin smoothing treatments to banish frizz. In addition to snipping locks into classic coiffures, the professionals delve into new styles and trends, such as fusion and micro link hair extensions.
Helmed by a dynamic duo, Classic Aesthetics combines expertise in skincare and massage therapy to deliver head-to-toe beauty and relaxation treatments. The center rejuvenates wrinkle- or acne-marked visages with more than 20 facial treatments, including microdermabrasion, PCA chemical peels, and face-lifting microcurrent treatments. A resident massage therapist assuages aches and pains with customized bodywork and chases away stress by kneading muscles with fluid hand movements.
Brazilian Wax Spa by Marci is named with precision. Marci hails from Brazil herself, and she uses the country's famous waxing techniques to prepare both male and female clients for outdoor season. The licensed aesthetician only uses disposable waxing supplies, favoring new, hygienic, and natural materials. Marci can tackle a variety of areas for both women and men, including the back, arms, and arms growing from the back.