The stylists at Studio M Beauty Boutique have two goals: give clients the look they want and ensure they leave with the knowledge and tools to re-create it at home. This dual-mission helps to explain why the team is so methodical during each and every hairstyling session. First, they hold a one-on-one consultation with clients, discussing past experiences and current expectations in detail before executing the first snip. Then, they take care to explain exactly what they're doing and why they're doing it so that clients can pass the written exam that follows each haircut or color treament.
In addition to their hairstyling services, the staff at Studio M Beauty Boutique also pampers hands and feet with spa mani-pedis and can wax away unwanted hair from virtually any area of the body.
With services such as ombre hair color, permanent straightening treatments, and braiding at her salon, Marijana Hair and Color, Marijana Dinic clearly knows what's on-trend in the world of style and beauty. She and her staff help customers stay on top of the latest styles by creating a gradual dark-to-light hair-color effect, by smoothing frizzy locks, and by twisting strands into playful fishtail, waterfall, and French braids.
They also add hues to hair in the form of highlights and single-process color, create face-flattering haircuts, and add extensions using human hair or yarn.
Natural light floods through the salon's floor-to-ceiling windows onto cozy leather sofas and lush hardwood floors. Further into the space, hanging plants are situated at individual cutting stations, where owner Peggie and her skilled stylists have been transforming the tresses of downtown Westwood for more than 20 years with their 25th Anniversary coming up on July 27, 2014. Clients can solicit Patti, Jamie, or Tracy for elegant Matrix highlights or defrizz unruly hair with Dawn, who's certified in keratin straightening treatments. The staffers can also nix unflattering fuzz from upper lips, chins, and bionic metal limbs during personal waxing sessions.
Stylist and master colorist Seth David draws upon nearly 20 years of experience working in television and movie hairstyling, including films such as Vanilla Sky and Minority Report. Customers visiting the Paul Mitchell focus salon can subdue restless hair with a stylized sedative via a Coppola keratin treatment, which heals color-damaged or processed hair by depositing keratin on the cuticle layer of follicles and bandaging its owees. Each treatment reduces blow-drying time and leaves locks shiny for several sequential months, as well as preventing frizz from appearing for up to five months.