Peek-a-Boo's professional phalange buffers cosset fingers and toes with a variety of soothing treatments. The salon's signature mani-pedi shape shifts all 20 shields with a detailed file and buff, preparing hands and feet for stylish dragon slaying. Then technicians frost finger cakes with a precision polish. A massage rewards hands and feet for their diligent and dexterous work during full-body cat's-cradle competitions, punctuating each service with a circulation-improving sendoff.
Todd Andrew Russo specializes in Balayage coloring techniques and something called the ?Law of Three.? Though it sounds like the name of a sitcom starring love-crossed attorneys, this is actually an approach to hair design that uses symmetry, balance, and mathematics to create striking, yet natural looks. A stylist since 1991, Todd quickly made a name for himself in the San Diego area; he was tapped by Joico International as a P.K. educator and began attracting clients due to his experience in the fashion industry.
Today, clients continue to flock to Todd?s chair to experience his focused, personalized approach. His custom cuts and designs are fast becoming the stuff of local legend, thanks to flourishes such as Balayage color. His repertoire has evolved with the times and now includes everything from keratin smoothing treatments to shine treatments by Pravana.
At Modern Hair Nails & Spa, stylists, nail technicians, and aestheticians offer a range of treatments designed to keep their clientele looking spruce from head to toe. Services include mani-pedis, waxing, hair color and styling, and a variety of facials for men and women.
While learning her craft at a Paul Mitchell school, Alexandra Heller mastered skills ranging from creating modern cuts to applying permanent color. Now a full-fledged cosmetologist, she specializes in crafting flattering looks and styling brides on their wedding day. She also lends her grooming expertise to fashion shows, photo shoots, and balding celebrity pets.
Although it didn?t seem adventurous or sensational like some other professions, Julie Korff dreamt of becoming a hairstylist as a kid. While most other people grew up to realize they?d never actualize their childhood goal of becoming an astronaut, an archaeologist, or football quarterback Joe Montana, Korff went on to achieve her dream, traveling to New York and Beverly Hills to learn the art of hairstyling. Today she works in the San Diego area, where she snips and styles within the upscale Envision Salon & Spa.
Having crafted customized hairdos since 1999, Julie has a developed a particular knack for coloring. Rather than using cheap products or melted Crayola crayons, she opts for top-quality dyes from brands such as Framesi 2001, Schwarzkopf Professional, and Redken.
Jennifer Larsen, a graduate of the Vidal Sassoon Academy, has 20 years of hairstyling experience. At Jen Shines at Salon Chic, she offers cuts for women and men, which include free consultations so she can understand what each client?s image goals and needs are. She also offers multiple coloring treatments, from root touchups and partial highlights to full coloring, as well as scalp treatments and massages.