With an artistic staff that works hard to master the latest beautification techniques, Shimmer Salon and Day Spa provides reservation-holding customers with a full crate of spa and salon services. Get your hair overhauled with a cut, shampoo, and style ($30–$40; longer or more intricate styles may cost more) from a stylist who understands how to make hair fit with eye color, personality, and social security number. Detoxify a face with a 60-minute classique facial ($70), which employs botanically-based skincare compounds to cleanse dirty mugs until they shine like much newer mugs. Various mani-pedis keep nails firmly attached, and a 60-minute Swedish massage ($70) will relax your body and help it deal with the stresses of raising a bat cub.
Over the years, stylist Jaymie Hazard has honed her craft in Paris, New York, and Boston, styling hair for photo shoots and fashion shows. She and the staff at Indigo Hair Studio and Day Spa bring the same level of professionalism to clients, where they provide haircuts, hair color, keratin treatments, and hair extensions, as well as makeup applications, mani-pedis, and waxing services.
From the outside it looks like a single-family home, complete with a brick chimney jutting from the roof and a garage in back. But since 1979, the only occupants of the house have been the barbers, stylists, and aestheticians of Shear Dimensions. The staff is populated by such veterans as Pat Petronio, a barber who's been cutting hair for more than 40 years. Elsewhere on staff you'll find licensed massage therapist Donna Celona, who is well-versed not only in massage techniques, but in linguistics as well; the Brazilian native speaks five languages fluently, and can perform four distinct types of massages.
Salon Valente offers a variety of beautifying spa services. Stylists pay particular attention to personality and face shape while skillfully snip hair into cuts for women, men, and children. They add bursts of color with full or partial foils and also offer corrective color and root retouches. Other services available at the salon include hair extensions, manicures, pedicures, and waxing.
The team at Salon Beautopia believes that everyone deserves to look and feel beautiful. The aesthetician, Bethany, performs body waxing and skin treatments and applies makeup and Lavish Lashes?long, silky extensions that add drama to eyes and extra shade to noses on sunny days. The selection of beautifying services also includes hair styling, from Brazilian blowouts to formal updos.
At Unlimited Styles Barbershop & Salon, creative director Kim Evans captains a team of skilled stylists, beauty specialists, and expert barbers. Amid green and grey walls and trendy decor, the staffers perform an array of hair, nail, and skincare services. Master stylist Aiesha Grant snips up new looks and twists hair into intricate braids and dreadlocks, while barbers trim facial hair with luxurious hot-lather shaves. Skincare specialist Jasmin Santana sculpts brows with waxing services and rejuvenates skin with facials, as cosmetologist Jaricia DePina, who has a specialty in braids, styles hair and accentuates eyes and lips with makeup.