As you might deduce from its name, Color Correction Salon's specialty lies in setting strands right after botched home dye jobs or summers spent touring with Jem and the Holograms. Owner Tom Sollock has taken his tinting talents to hair competitions around the world, picking up numerous awards and medals for his vibrant, cutting-edge designs. While color re-touch is a house specialty, its not uncommon to find clients leaving with shocking streaks of neon pink or electric blue, which the stylists create with top-quality pigments or clip-in extensions that offer all the pop without the permanence. In addition to cuts and color treatments, the salon welcomes the opportunity to makeover heads and faces for weddings and other special events, and frequently hosts kids parties complete with mini manicures, facials, and colored extensions for each pintsize guest.
When it comes to losing weight, the team at The Body Wrap Spalon knows there's no substitute for diet and exercise, but they augment weight-loss efforts with a menu of advanced body wraps. The signature Slim wrap uses a blend of minerals and heat to draw out excess water and toxins, and the Men's Gut Buster shrinks belt sizes by targeting the midsection.
But body wraps are just one of the ways the team gets clients looking and feeling their best. They also deep-clean pores during facials and evaporate tension from the shoulders, neck, and back during custom massages.
When she was 9, Brooke Taylor tried her hand at styling for the first time on her best friend’s hair. For many children, this would have ended in disaster, but not for Brooke. Her grandmother, a trained stylist, had taught the youngster in her own salon, and when Brooke finally wielded the shears, she knew she had found her life’s calling. Today, she owns Capello Salon and manages seven other stylists, a nail technician, and an aesthetician. Their specialties range from the haircuts Brooke mastered as a preteen to coloring and hair extensions. In Capello’s spa branch, the aesthetician performs facials, applies makeup, and uses sugar to remove hair from bodies or add hair to balding gingerbread men.
Beyond a lime-hued door, beautifiers exercise their practiced digits on the hair of guests, who relax in the midst of black-and-white furnishings dotted with bright-green accents. Inside, stylists affix extensions, lop off hair, and cover strands in deep-conditioning serums.
Whether your goal is to disguise aging, neutralize acne outposts, or emulate the soft skin of the faces on Euros, Aqua’s staff will help you decide on the right facial for your skin and customize it to match. The European facial deep cleanses your flesh-emoticon before exfoliators decimate hidden pore pockets of unwanted things such as discontinued skin cells, skin-hugging smog, and outgrown tricycles. The more intensive anti-aging facial smoothes out fine lines and wrinkles without turning the clock too far back and leaving you with a baby’s head. The acne facial, meanwhile, helps transform your frontispiece from pizza back into skin, removing minor scars along the way. All three treatments will leave you with skin that shimmers like the surface of a lake at twilight, only without skinny-dipping lovebirds constantly frolicking in it.
At Crazy Beautiful Hair Lounge, a team of completely sane and utterly talented tress masters transforms mopey mops into magnificent manes. Skilled stylists will cut and comb coifs ($46 for women, $24 for men, $19 for kids) in the latest styles, or restore lost lock luster with highlights ($75) or permanent color ($75). Clients can also treat tired talon tips with a manicure ($17) or pedicure ($35+), shape brows into attractive arches with a brow waxing ($12), or purge piggies of impurities with a foot detox ($26).