With haircare products by the likes of Goldwell Color and Color Glow, the team at Steven Edwards Color Group aims to erase all bad hair days on clients’ calendars. Whether delivering a quick trim, a drastic makeover, or a pink ombre, each stylist nurtures locks with the same passion and professionalism as the CEO of Hugging Puppies Without Smiling, Inc. They can even repopulate strands on barren scalps with noninvasive, virtually painless laser hair therapy treatments. Though their main focus is hair, the beauticians also perform relaxing massages, doll up nails, and refresh skin with facials powered by Glo Therapeutics products.
Chemical peels relieve visages from the effects of acne, fine lines, dryness, rosacea and more ($70 per peel), and microdermabrasion utilizes a crystal-free diamond-tipped wand to tenderly exfoliate old epidermal cells, revealing a fresh, healthy layer of skin ($75). Acupuncture has been shown to be capable of aiding the healing process for a variety of ailments, gently tapping into the body's energy channels with extremely fine needles (60-minute session including consultation, $75). Customized to meet your skin's individual needs, an organic facial uses fresh banana, blueberry, or pumpkin to bring out a glowing complexion ($70 for 60 minutes), and a para-medical facial uses powerful ingredients that can only be obtained through a physician, as well as treating you to a face, neck, and scalp massage ($70 for 60 minutes).
While most beauticians start their career working on friends or family, Enoka Herath started hers working on celebrities and royalty. Shortly after she completed her training in the United Kingdom in 1985, Enoka brought her talents to the UK's prestigious Harrods skincare center, renowned for its high-profile clientele. After a few years applying her skills to the most prestigious heads in the land, Enoka headed to the United States. Today she uses her decades of experience to improve her clients' natural beauty and self-confidence with aesthetic, makeup, and hairstyling services at Enoka Esthetics and delivers services that pull from medical procedures, holistic techniques, and elfish rituals, including clinical exfoliations and acupuncture.
The stylists and aestheticians at the full-service Salon West and Body Works Spa aim to make clients feel beautiful, empowered, and worthy of every minute of pampering. They perform a variety of services to help purge minds and bodies of impurities, from microcurrent facials to acne-clearing scrubs. The salon?s master stylists shampoo and blow-dry hair before sculpting it into busts of George Washington, and steady-handed nail technicians tend to hands and feet with luxurious manicures and pedicures.
The fully licensed crew at Brow Art 23 uses techniques developed in India and the Middle East to shape clients’ brows. Using a single piece of thread, they remove eyebrow and facial hair during a process called threading, which involves looping the string and using the loop to oust hair without using chemicals or wax. They also specialize in henna designs and makeup, as well as permanent makeup and eyelash extensions.
When Shelly visited her grandmother in Texas, she overhead her gossiping with other ladies about their tattoos. But it wasn?t a heart-on-the-ankle or flower-on-the-shoulder type of tattoo?rather the ladies had their eyebrows and eyeliner permanently tattooed on their faces. The ladies then took Shelly to get her eyeliner tattooed, and Shelly felt an instant passion for the art. Founding her business in 2002, Shelly holds certificates in permanent cosmetics, designer eyeliner, hairstroke eyebrows, and vibrant lips.