An Aveda salon, Purity Hair Design boasts a trained staff that attends to clients’ beauty needs with a comprehensive list of nail and hair services. Customers undergoing dramatic cuts or quick bang trims settle into lime-green salon chairs, where Aveda’s line of plant-based products nourish strands beneath the glow of hanging lamps. At the makeup station, aestheticians enhance natural beauty or hide natural gills by sweeping on Beyond Minerals products. Nail technicians invigorate toes with the seasonal pedicures’ rotating list of ingredients and top nails with Shellac gel for up to two weeks of chip-free color.
For more than 20 years, master stylist Kelly Anne has led a seasoned team of beauticians known to transform ordinary clients into magnets of positive attention with professional products and a menu of tress-taming services. The skilled hairdressers, many having more than 15 years of experience, wax away undesired head-threads and beautify the strands clients want to keep through cuts, coloring, and Global Keratin deep-conditioning treatments. To stay abreast of today's latest hairstyling techniques, the salon's dedicated staff regularly attends continued-education courses and hacks Vidal Sassoon’s email account.
B'yond Style Hair Studio's team of stylists personalize each of their services, whether prepping brides-to-be with formal updos or clearing away unwanted hair with waxing services. They spend time consulting with clients before performing any of their hair, nail, or skin services, learning about their clients' lifestyle and personal tastes. After designer cuts, the team further tailors the experience by instructing their clients on how to reproduce the look using products at home.
Founded by the French–born sibling duo of Jean Claude and Paul Simille, the modern-looking, brightly lit Jean Paul Spa & Salons lays out a full-service menu of hair-helping and body-beautifying services. The alternative-healing method of acupuncture harnesses the natural medicinal power of needles to gently poke strategic areas of the body. Before the 60-minute session, a 30-minute consultation with an experienced therapist will attempt to discover the root of physical ailments. Or opt for a permanent eyebrow-makeup treatment, which injects coloring into naked brows, creating a soft, natural arch that can be enhanced with additional makeup. The ink stays in place, cutting down on time spent reapplying smudged-off eyebrows.
At V Salon, a team of trained visage virtuosos will trim tarnished head helmets with expert scissor-wielding skills. Savvy strand specialists can banish split ends with a haircut in the latest style using high-quality products, such as Sebastian, Goldwell, KMS, and DevaCurl (women, $35–$45; men, $20–$28). Customers can revitalize lusterless locks with an electric-eel kiss or opt for the less shocking single process ($55–$60) or splash (partial, $45+; full foil, $65+) of hair color. Complement smooth strands with a smooth facial waxing, leaving your mug silkier than a velvet bean ($10).
Knockouts' decor mimics that of a boxing ring, but—unlike the real thing—you look better when you leave. Flat-screen televisions; cold, frothy tipples; and quality service round out the first-rate experience. Your treatment includes a consultation, two shampoos, cut, rinse, and styling, according to your personal preferences. You'll also enjoy a hot steam towel, a scalp massage, neck trim, and one name tag identifying you as "Movie Actor Harrison Ford."