At Bella Vita Salon, a team of experienced stylists create stunning, fashionable new dos for men and women alike, continuously honing their skills and staying ahead of up-and-coming trends. With precision cuts, expert color services, and high-end products from brands such as Moroccanoil, hair artists transform split ends and dull strands into hair masterpieces. Amid the salon's gleaming wood floors and cushy black leather styling chairs, stylists tackle everything from bold all-over color infusions to delicate ombre treatments inspired by popular celebrities or famous wig models.
At Boutique Laser & Skin Spa, technology offers a path to amplified beauty. Its owner Monika, who is laser treatment certified for hair removal, skin tightening, and photo facials, has worked with several top physicians in the NYC metro area. Many of the spa's advanced treatments are powered by Palomar StarLux laser light: it helps inhibit hair growth in follicles during hair-removal treatments, rejuvenate faces during photofacials, and tighten skin during wrinkle reduction by stimulating collagen production. Other services like body contouring, cellulite reduction, and skin tightening use the Alma Accent XL laser. For services without lasers, like microdermabrasion, diamond microdermabrasion, facials, and designer peels, the staff uses products and methods backed by a history of results.
Changing Heads Salon is housed in a historic building that was constructed in 1865 as a general store. Inside, you'll find original wooden beams and maple floors. The building may be old-fashioned, but the stylists are not. With an eye for the artistic and the progressive, staff members—whose work has appeared on television and in magazines—keep things fresh with couture hair design that includes cuts, coloring, and reconstructive treatments.
Lash extensions, skin care, and makeup services add more makeover options; for the whole package, you can take advantage of the salon's fashion concierge service. Participants are paired with a professional stylist who helps them assemble a wardrobe that flatters their looks and gives their closets the confidence to evict freeloading skeletons.
Hand & Stone's spa treatments are all about customization. Not only are the facials tailored to skin type and the massages designed for each person's unique aches and pains, but nearly every service can be further personalized with add-on services. For instance, a deep-tissue massage can include lavender aromatherapy and a cold-stone face massage, and an anti-aging collagen facial might integrate a lip treatment or a hand massage. Whatever clients choose, they'll be quite comfortable in spa rooms that feature heated tables and plush blankets grown from the finest blanket trees.
Licensed massage therapist Michelle Solomon hails from the Florida School of Massage and trained at the Swedish Institute in New York—the country's oldest massage school. Today, this AMTA member draws on 25 years of experience as she tailors and blends massages such as Swedish, Shiatsu, and reflexology. Injured limbs heal thanks to her rehabilitative and medical kneads. In her spare time, Michelle practices yoga and teaches music to children.
In almost 30 malls sprinkled across four states, Beauty Plus Salon beckons prospective makeover recipients with a fleet of skilled stylists and a colossal selection of professional beauty products. "The beauty industry never slows down," staffers say on Facebook, so "neither do we." That's why mall-goers find Beauty Salon open seven days a week. Between the retail shelves that average 500 nail polish colors, clients get gussied with services that pamper hair, skin, and nails.