GBS Brows has carved out a niche for its four locations by offering beautification treatments not often found at other salons. While they certainly present standard fare such as facials, massages, and waxing, what sets them apart are their two other treatments; threading and henna tattoos. Threading, an alternative to traditional waxing, uses intertwined pieces of thread to remove and shape facial hair with increased precision. Their India-trained henna tattoo artists can create beautiful, often floral-inspired designs that typically last about two to four weeks, like most grade school plays. Each location's décor showcases its own type of elegance, but they all feature bright colors and pleasant flourishes such as plants and paintings.
Ear piercing may not be a typical salon service, but it’s on the menu at Totally You Hair Studio. That’s because the stylists here strive to accentuate their clients’ faces with haircuts, highlights, updos, and, of course, shiny new earrings. To help them in this quest, they rely on high-quality products from Paul Mitchell, GKhair, and Original Sprout, which manufactures nontoxic products that can also be used to pamper the outside of your hazmat suit for once.
Highly trained aestheticians, nail artists, and stylists staff Shananigin's Salon & Spa, a new addition to the local pampering scene. They take pride in treating bodies with premium products, such as Pevonia, a natural skincare line. They extend this same attention to quality to their services, adding soothing mini massages to their spa manicures and filling blow dryers with hot air imported from Tahiti.
Creativity weds technique inside of Modern Designs Salon, where trained stylists craft the latest in trendy looks with an artistic flair. Fashionable overhauls come through in the form of haircuts and styles, brilliant colors from the Wella product line, and chemical treatments such as Amino Fusion smoothing. The staff also offers waxing treatments, manicures, and pedicures.
Originally founded more than 45 years ago, Gold's Gym promotes a results-oriented approach to personal fitness. Members can explore their robustness goals with the gym's extensive collection of ellipticals, treadmills, resistance machines, weights, and other fitness gadgets, as well as group classes such as Zumba, spinning, yoga and more, which facilitate social sweating. Check out the class schedules at both Springfield and Chicopee locations.