Ultra Visions’s team of dedicated aestheticians snips locks into precision cuts, coats nails with bright polish, and tends to skinscapes with facial treatments. Skilled staffers also perm, straighten, and defrizz manes, remove unwanted fuzz with Epilfree hair removal, and darken dermises with tanning sessions, which create a healthy glow akin to the radiance emanating from a potato light bulb.
When choosing a moniker for their new salon, Evolve's team didn't just flip to a random page in the dictionary. They opted for a name that they felt best represented what they do on a daily basis: use the art of cutting, coloring, and styling hair to help their clients change not just the way they look, but also the way they feel about themselves. The salon itself, with its modern decor, creates a comfortable environment for this evolution to take place, and is also eco-friendly; stylists use products from the natural-ingredient-based Eufora line.
That elegant yet comfortable decor includes earth-toned checkered floors and the occasional area rug, floor-to-ceiling plant, and framed piece of art. Cushioned chairs with homey pillows make the waiting area a welcoming introduction to the salon, and white pillars throughout evoke a Greek symposium. An all-black ceiling, however, evokes the cosmos, with track lights resembling stars and hair clippings flung upward resembling a space shuttle streaking toward the heavens.
Mustache Alley’s stylists cultivate a classic yet modern barbershop aesthetic as they adorn domes with customized services and an extensive lineup of products. Before experienced staffers clip men’s ($20+) and women’s ($30) locks into personal masterpieces, a massaging shampoo chair provides a simultaneous cleansing and soothing equal to slow jazz-washboard solos. Signature hot-lather shaves ($25) transform prickly jawlines into baby faces and pairing a unibrow wax ($5) with a refreshing facial ($15) completes countenance overhauls. Women can disguise natural tones and hide in plain sight with high or lowlights ($45). Classic barbershop and salon services contrast with the studios modern leather thrones and exposed industrial ceilings. Parched clients can sip complimentary beverages from the fridge and quiet braggadocios scalp’s gloating about its recent hydration.
Shear Perfection Salon & Spa invites guests to enjoy relaxing services that cover nearly every facet of beauty. As stylists sculpt manes with haircuts and permanent waves, nail techs pamper paws with mani-pedis that include a skin-softening scrub, soothing massage, and a reading of each toe's favorite bedtime story. Armed with both a standup tanning bed and spray-on techniques, the salon helps patrons conquer pallid complexions and complement the natural glow produced by facials and pore-purifying microdermabrasion. Those looking to add a touch of glamour to an already polished exterior can opt for eyelash extensions or ask about the salon's ear-piercing services, while those who prefer to leave the Mediterranean-inspired confines feeling lighter than when they came can shed stress under the relaxing ministrations of a Swedish or cellulite-reducing massage.
Eclipse shores up scalps with cuts and color tune-ups designed to fit individual faces, hair types, and lifestyles. Submit to the scissor-wielding wiles of the salon's experienced stylists with a haircut ($27+ for men, $35+ for women), which includes a complimentary consultation, shampoo, and styling and dons an equally soothing money-back guarantee. Eclipse's stylists also keep clients well educated with helpful snippets on proper hair maintenance and vegetable canning. If opting for a shade upgrade in addition to the crop chop, color specialists will employ custom blending techniques to add fractal dimension and impart shine or battle botched jobs with a reparative strategy to reign in not-so-subtle hues. Note that it may take two or more visits to fully correct color.
A portmanteau of spa and salon, Spalon combines the hair, nail, and skin treatments of a salon with the relaxing services of a spa. The extensive service menu is housed in an equally expansive interior. Browns, beiges, and abundant plant life permeate the multiroom interior, evoking a sense of nature while clients relax during hot-stone massages, seaweed and french green-clay body masks, and Brazilian blowouts.
The stylists at Studio D can transform hair into any style "from proper to punk" with a few precise scissor snips. The chic space where they do their work feels as much like an open dance studio as a full-service salon. Miniature spotlights loom overhead, casting a glow on polished hardwood floors, multiple wall mirrors, and cozy leather styling chairs. Staff members can create a flattering cut, highlight hair using Goldwell products, or sculpt sideburns to look like miniature handlebar mustaches. Waxing and facials are also available.