When beautifying the heads and bodies of his clientele, Yetmir Keqa of Salon Yetmir draws from eastern European roots, an apprenticeship at James Brett Coiffure, and a natural stockpile of dry wit and sincerity that helps to ease minds. During hair services for men, women, and youth, Mr. Keqa caters to his subjects' personalities and penchants for auditioning for shampoo commercials, using products by Davines and colour infused with milk protein. Facials and massages soothe away stress and brighten countenances, and mani-pedis leave extremities ready for first-impression handshakes. While clients admire glossy black treatment chairs and full-length, thick-bordered mirrors, they sip a complimentary macchiato that lightens the mood and keeps hair awake long enough to say goodbye to its split ends.
The Mane Obsession is a Redken Platinum Salon in which master stylists sculpts tresses into modest follicular masterpieces. Hair services, such as a spring-cleaning cut ($25–$48 for women, $15–$32 for men), mow skullscapes into aesthetically pleasing frontier, and a bang trim frees eyes from the tyrannical rule of egotistical strands ($6). Colourists switch natural hues from doldrums to vibrancy with the application of highlights ($55–$78), and protect entire heads from freezer burn with a full-foil ($70–$93). An intense conditioning service can rid hair from permanent winter windsweptedness more effectively than applying nymph breath or never riding in a convertible ($11 add-on).
The Beach Tanning Salon and Mr.Suntan bronze colour-craven figures in varying copper shades with an array of beds and sunless sprays. With two turns in front of the Mystic Tan spray unit, customers gain a UV-free glow that, like a freshly waxed tuxedo, glides on the skin in seconds through an airbrush technique that shoots a simultaneous mist. Patrons may instead opt to sun their bods with a two-month tanning membership, which bathes epidermises with professional rays that range in levels of intensity. The sun spa's expert staff encourage the stand-up tanning unit and advanced European beds for experienced bronzers, while the Uvalux Ruva beds are reserved for pallid patrons who recently survived an Elvis sighting. Duration times vary based on the bed selected.
Altered Ego prunes the tussled tresses of its customers, transforming dishevelled mop tops into hairy extensions of individual vim and charisma. Each visitor can ease into a comfy seat and recline a scraggly scalp while a skilled stylist strokes strands with a rejuvenating Redken shampoo. After adolescent angst has been washed out, snippists will cut away split ends and craft an alluring 'do that fetchingly frames faces and draws more attention than a trash can fire at a fireman’s convention. Once follicles have been jettisoned onto the floor, Altered Ego's coif connoisseurs can spiral shiny manes into a posh style that is sure to captivate coworkers and envious ice cream cones alike.