Trends come and go, which is why the stylists at Fossa Hair Studio keep abreast of their constantly changing industry with Schwarzkopf's continuous education classes. Guided by their ceaseless schooling, the team masterfully uses both Schwarzkopf's original product line, as well as its Osis line, to expertly style hair into simple everyday looks or fun and innovative colour designs. Frizzy-haired clients will take a special liking to the crew's stock of Moroccanoil; the anti-humectant locks in moisture and shine all while blocking frizz and stale styles better than living in a human-sized hamster bubble. Once highlights and colour treatments are set and split-ends sheared, the crew enhances facial features with full makeup applications.
Fossa's space is almost as elegant and chic as its stylist's work. Simple taupe walls flank three sides of the salon, while rustic bricks create the fourth portion. Crystal-like chandeliers sparkle over the space's black styling chairs, which face black-framed mirrors. Adjacent to that area, customers can lean back in plush leather reclining chairs in the salon's esthetics space. Customers relax amid limestone walls and infloor heating for a variety of services such as nail and waxing services, eyelash extensions, facials, and makeup applications.
Celia Piper, master stylist and proprietor of Flair Home Hair Studio, employs her extensive experience working with senior stylists and colour technicians and her continuing education in advanced cutting and colouring techniques in order to help her clients find their most becoming hairstyles. She operates from the comfort of her own home, eschewing what she refers to as the "assembly-line" feel of downtown salons, and her keen eyes and hands perform precision cuts, stylings, and colour services with Moroccanoil and Schwarzkopf products. A complimentary consultation precedes all visitations, during which time clients can disclose their desired hairstyle and the exact number of marshmallows they can stuff into their mouth.
The Beauty Academy of Kingston trains tomorrow's aestheticians and beauty professionals. The school provides students with plenty of hands-on practical training, meaning it offers the general public affordable spa and salon treatments in exchange for allowing students to practice their skills. Clients can get haircuts and full highlights or have relaxing massages followed by sea-salt glow exfoliation treatments and spa pedicures.
Luce Hair Studio spruces human exteriors using the expertise of highly trained staff members and high-quality, innovative products. The salon's digit decorators pare and polish patrons' hand and foot talons, halting the encroachment of advancing cuticles and buffing out scratches, dings, and the consequences of squeezing an octopus. Nailcare experts then apply polish designed to last without chipping or smudging. Hands and leg-hands undergo these ministrations within Luce Hair Studio's stylish downtown and East End interiors, distinguished by warm tones, windows, and the complete absence of doors.
Electrolysis: even the word sounds scary. But at Kingston Electrolysis Centre, there’s really nothing to worry about. Before the trained technicians start permanently disposing of unwanted hair from the face and body, they perform a sample treatment for clients during a consultation. Clients can then decide if they want to proceed—which many of them do, as the treatments are generally no more painful than tweezing.