As a practitioner of the Aveda arts, Kriza Aveda Salon Spa stocks its shelves, cosmetic counters, and salon stations with natural, botanical serums and salves. To pamper clients, the staff peppers each service with luxurious flair—stylists treat guests to a head, neck, shoulder, and hand massage with every haircut, before touching up makeup for ladies. Between appointments, they’ll even trim up bangs to keep cuts stylish or keep head hair from weaving itself into eyelashes. In addition to applying makeup for brides or for special occasions, makeup artists also consult with clients to teach them how to enhance their features and pick the shades that suit their particular skin tone during lessons. Plant-based facials leave skin radiant, diminish wrinkles, or address acne. In every location, the decor mirrors the commitment to naturalism with a light, airy feel, characterized by mostly white walls and plenty of mirrors and glass.
Earthly Body's collection of natural, vegan, and paraben-free skincare and bodycare products has caught the eye of an array of media outlets, such as Allure and Lucky magazines, with its hydrating hemp-oil bases and cruelty-free lineup. Candles melt into a candle pot with wax that can also be used as a warm massage oil, postcleansing moisturizer, or elbow cream for dry pet elephants. Earthly Body’s haircare line, Marrakesh, infuses each tendril-smoothing solution with Moroccan argan oil and three signature scents (original, High Tide, and Dreamsicle) to bolster frizz-free manes. Mineral-based makeups dust across facescapes without the harsh chemicals or pore-clogging guilt found in animal-tested products.
Every client enjoys the same level of comfort at Massage Simple; the company ensures that each of its earth-toned private treatment rooms is completely handicapped accessible. Clients can relax on a plush massage table crowned with soft sheets as they receive a massage designed either to simply relax or to relieve pain from physical injury or emotional stress. The staff of attentive massage therapists is versed in modalities that range from relaxing Swedish to therapeutic deep-tissue massage. Specialty massage types include hot-stone therapy for muscle tension and prenatal massage to alleviate the discomforts of pregnancy, such as carrying around dozens of extra pounds in baby-name-book weight.
Though an established celebrity makeup artist with clients such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beth Ann Warren wished to expand her repertoire. She set out for New York to study aesthetics at the Aveda Institute and then returned to the West Coast armed with an aesthetician?s license and a full regimen of skincare treatments. Inside Skin. by Beth Ann Warren, she soothes wrinkled complexions with facials and chemical peels that nourish skin, overwhelm blemishes, and infuse pores with oxygen. She keeps her makeup artistry fresh and inspired with onsite and in-salon applications and rounds out her menu with waxing treatments and brow shaping.
Armed with current techniques for properly maintaining noggin lawns, Regis Salon’s network of stores keeps clients’ hair in order as dictated by the latest trends. Within this caravan of hair bazaars, customers’ wild manes are tamed by skillful stylists; use your Groupon toward a shampoo, cut, and blow-dry, and lean back and dream of breakdancing Stay Puft Marshmallow Men as a stylist carefully cleanses hair with shampoo and conditioner and then clips it into stylish head hedges that beautifully complement scalp-garden pathways. Afterward, the hair that’s left behind will receive a loving blow-dry for a style that gleams and glitters like a ruby-encrusted bowling ball. During the treatment, stylists offer helpful tips and tricks to help clients care for hair at home. If a shampoo and cut isn't your cup of sports drink, put your Groupon toward the cost of another service, such as hair coloring (starting at $52), highlights (starting at $75), or a perm (starting at $75).
Chella Brow Bar?s experts use a keen eye and steady hand to form clients? brows into perfect arches that shape facial features. A coat of wax removes unwanted strands that stray from the perfect brow line. The experts also wax unwanted fuzz on upper lips and cheeks. Other services include facial waxing, lash and brow tinting, and false lash application. Chella Brow Bar also sells its own line of Chella products to beautify brows, lashes, and eyes. To fully refresh faces, clients can rejuvenate the skin during facials.
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