The stylists at Hair Works Family Hair Care have seen it all. That comes with the territory when you work at a salon that caters to every member of the family—men, women, children, and Alfs. Their service menu is as varied as their client list; elite designer cuts transform shaggy manes into sleek hairdos, and professional keratin treatments straighten strands to make styling a cinch. Color retouches, highlights, and toners are also on the docket, as are permanent waves.
International Hair Salon first opened its doors in 1984. To this day, its stylists sculpt dos with products by Bumble and bumble. and Moroccanoil. The latter contains antioxidant-rich argan oil that strengthen tresses and adds shine. Stylists also add length and volume to locks with Great Lengths hair extensions, which are made with human hair rather than synthetic strands or spaghetti noodles.
Salon 22 is dedicated to taming scalp fur in a soothing, contemporary environment. Upon entering the salon, visitors can relax on plush, velvet-cushioned couches in the waiting area, enveloped by Salon 22's earthy, muted tones. Vibrant paintings anoint the walls surrounding styling stations, at which visitors are paired with one of Salon 22's hair architects to discuss new 'dos and swap crock-pot recipes.
The staff at Artistic Images shares their hairstyling skills with their clients, but also with other stylists around New England as styling educators. That’s not to say that they don’t keep up with their own training; in fact, they keep abreast of hair’s latest trends in order to cut, color, permanently straighten, or otherwise re-texturize hair in the way their clients envision. Their knowledge as educators helps them make product suggestions so that clients can maintain salon looks at home.
Tesoura Salon’s cadre of experienced stylists whips unkempt tresses into sleek shape. Scissors piloted by artful hairscapers nibble strands into chic configurations, and a concluding styling service adds polish to newly hewn 'dos. Those opting for partial highlights dapple cranial plumage with flattering color kisses without the hassle of standing in the middle of a paintball duel. For already shapely strands suffering from frizz, the semipermanent Brazilian keratin treatment leaves locks linear and smooth in approximately 30 minutes. Similar to the system used to prepare a Snickers bar for interstellar travel, the treatment coats each shaft of hair in a nutrient-rich layer of protective protein goodness, eliminating unwanted curl and smoothing cuticles. Patrons are sent home with an assortment of aftercare products for sustained silkiness upkeep, assisting hair in retaining its newfound unswerving character for up to six or seven weeks.
At Venora's Salon & Spa, the stylists and aestheticians strive to make all guests feel welcome—whether by giving free blow-drying lessons or offering complimentary lunch. (Lunch is available every Thursday and Friday; coffee and pastries, as well as wine and cheese, are available every day). Opt for a haircut and these skilled stylists will work with you to determine the best color and cut to suit your sense of style, personality, face shape, or favorite episode of MAS*H. Or, to freshen your frontispiece, go for the Diamond Tome microdermabrasion. This non-invasive treatment can minimize sun damage, age spots, scars, and frosting left over from childhood pie battles by gently exfoliating skin with a diamond-tipped wand rather than one tipped with abrasive chemicals or ground-up Matchbox cars. Venora's light concept gel nails are a safer, more durable alternative to acrylics because they are non-porous, protecting the natural nail without discoloring over time.