solicitous service providers at Dillard’s seek to nurture, renew, and invigorate their clientele with an array of prettifying procedures. A smile and a beverage greet guests as they settle in for one of Dillard’s hair and nail or spa services. Distinguish epidermises from shag carpets with a wax treatment ($18–$72) or reward hardworking lower paws with a Caribbean Therapy foot treatment, where an exfoliating paste combines with a warm seaweed mask to soothe and style piggies before they head to the market to trade pork futures ($60). Explore new ‘dos with a haircut and style ($28+) or emphasize favorite hair strands with a partial highlight treatment ($50+); all hair services begin with a dry-hair consultation and include a shampoo and scalp massage. The pampering camp then concludes with embellishments of complimentary makeup and a sincere promise to become pen pals.
The yearly total hair growth on an average human head—laid end to end—would stretch 10 miles. To stylist Makala Kilbury, every inch matters. Each one-on-one session begins with a consultation to ensure clients can communicate their desires to Makala communication and solicit Makala's expertise for a simple trim, multidimensional layers, or a custom color treatment. Facial waxing is also available.
X-Pressions Hair and Nail Studio's stylists pride themselves on creating unique looks that draw out every client's personality. "I think that what I do is an art form, and every client is my canvas," says Kristen, one of the hair sculptors currently in residence. She cuts, highlights, and styles hair, laying each strand to best compliment someone's face. Despite the creative aspect of her work, though, her favorite part is still the people. "[I like] making my clients feel good about themselves," she says.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Highlights
Brands Used: Kenra
Salon Luxe is a fashion-forward hair salon staffed by a team of hair whisperers who are committed to leaving clients happier than the day they were hatched. Each haircut (a $40+ value) begins with a thorough consultation where hair owner and hair cutter can braid their respective visions into a sleek, intertwined concept. The collaboration results in a pleasing new 'do that is further enhanced with a partial highlight (a $75+ value) or full color (a $55+ value) using natural, 99% plant-derived Aveda products. To complete the look, a deep-conditioning treatment (a $25 value) is richly applied to nourish and moisturize stiff head bristles, leaving them as peppy and bouncy as a cheerleader wearing flubber shoes. The trio of services is performed in the salon's aesthetically pleasing, turquoise-tinted interior that features comfy chairs sprouting from clean wood floors.
Southern Roots Salon is a Eufora-certified salon, offering a wide variety of services to nurture noodle nests of all shapes and styles. Tame wily manes with a men’s ($18), women’s ($25+), or children’s ($13+) haircut, or spruce up lackluster locks with vibrant highlights ($65+). Pesky facial fuzz is eliminated with swiss-chocolate waxing services, available for lips ($9), brows ($11), and chins ($13). To fully freshen frontispieces, opt for a Motives makeup application ($30), which upgrades areas of interest into interesting areas of desire.
The full-service Salon Intrigue is home to a collection of experienced stylists and nail technicians that offer a variety of hair and nail services. In addition to haircuts for women, men, and children, stylists offer color treatments, extensions, and formal dos, and nail technicians perform manicures, pedicures, and paraffin treatments. The salon also provides complimentary WiFi for customers.