For 15 years, Mariuska Garcia sharpened her hairstyling skills in professional salons beneath the warm Miami and Los Angeles sun. Then, in 2004, she opened Uska's Salon & Spa and began sharing her knowledge of salon and spa services⎯including massage, waxing, peels, and mani-pedis⎯and filling shelves with products by DevaCurl, OPI, Oxygen Botanicals, and Wella. While her stylists work, white tree-branch silhouettes stretch across two onyx walls and attempt to braid clients' velvety locks.
Rene and Natalie of Solstice Studio execute cuts, color services, and keratin treatments using professional-quality haircare products. To imbue dos with rich hues, they use Ian Zachary color, and to de-frizz tresses and leave them shiny and strong, they apply La Brasiliana keratin treatments. They also use the plant-extract-infused products of Smart Solutions by Dennis Bernard to protect hair and infuse it with antioxidants.
Licensed stylist Mary K. Butcher has been making over people's hair for more than two decades. She continues to apply her beauty expertise at Scott Anthony Salon, administering salon services for both men and women. She cuts hair, installs extensions, and vanquishes frizz with smoothing treatments. Aside from hairstyling, Ms. Butcher trims nails and waxes away unwanted hair.
Signature Service: Hair services
Brands Used: Redken, Pureology, Color Design, and Surface
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Good for Kids: Yes
Walk-ins Welcome: Yes
Stylist Cindy Tenney works with a team of deft hair specialists at A-Head of Time Designers to transform clients' tresses without any wasted time. Her haircuts snip away at split ends to create sleek looks, and she treats locks to deep-conditioning treatments.