From within Diva Salon’s elegant, neutral-toned enclave, stylist Trista Waldron keeps locks up to date with precision cuts and color treatments. After snipping hair into flattering formations, she pulls from a cache of Enjoy and Bumble and bumble products to give new dos structure and shine.
Some of dance instructor Jessica Hall's students have gone on to tour with Beyoncé and Mary J. Blige. That's because when she teaches, she taps into her experience as a choreographer and dancer for MTV and HBO and having made appearances in movies, TV shows, and commercials. At The Swan Studio, she shares her encyclopedic knowledge of dancing and the role of dancing in show business with her students. The studio also offers Pilates classes, which are designed to help students of all levels build lean muscle, lose weight, improve posture, and eliminate back pain.
The expert team of stylists, aestheticians, and massage therapists at Athena Salon & Spa shares a common goal—to provide a relaxing escape from daily routine. To do this, they draw on a menu of spa and salon services that includes everything from haircuts to fruit-infused facial peels. In private treatment rooms, massage therapists rely on hot stones and deep-tissue techniques to melt soreness caused by stress or back flipping into an empty pool. The spa’s footbaths, at least, are filled with warm water and pulsating jets to soothe sore feet and prepare them for cuticle treatments. For special occasions, the beauty experts can combine services such as waxes and updos into packages for brides, grooms, and their miniature wedding-cake likenesses.
Stylist Ariana Johnson practices her hair-cutting craft at Tease Hair Studio in the company of seven other beauty experts, including an eyelash specialist. The team performs all manner of services, from hair-smoothing treatments that use vegan products to facials, waxing, and manicures. Ariana and her cohorts also prep brides for the big day, applying makeup and fashion updos so hair doesn’t get in the way during the bride and groom’s first cake-eating contest.
The cozy Capri Hair Studio feels right at home on Windsor Town Green. It?s the kind of place where the stylists know your name and your haircut preference after only a couple visits. Susan Kinsey is one of these stylists?she?ll likely start things off with a friendly conversation before showing you to a black leather chair and getting down to business. This may involve crafting a stylish haircut or smoothing out frizz with a keratin treatment.
Technology isn't just about making better gadgets—it's meant to improve every aspect of our lives. The savvy skincare therapists at Facials for Effect take this heart, refreshing complexions with a bevy of advanced, thoughtful techniques. Ultrasound waves can reawaken collagen production to keep skin looking tight and youthful, and light therapies can zap away imperfections and stowaway cookie crumbs.