Stylists at CK Studio Salon & Spa view styling hair less as a job than an art. They craft artful looks for Chicagoland customers, snipping hair into custom cuts, applying extensions, and constructing updos that keep hair off the face more effectively than a forehead awning. Aestheticians utilize their waxing talents by removing unwanted body hair. To reduce skin irritation after waxes, they apply 100% pure cold pressed Argan Oil which also keeps the skin feeling soft.
After gaining success at international salons, fashion shows, and photo shoots, stylists Laurence Hegarty, David Raccuglia, Beth Lloyd, and Sally Raccuglia joined forces to establish the first Art + Science Salon in 1989. Now, more than two decades later, the quartet of hairstylists has cemented their position in the beauty world by opening three locations across Chicago and creating a philosophy to which each salon holds true: provide world-class, yet wearable, haircuts.
To meet this goal, each salon is staffed with expert stylists and colorists who must complete the salon's rigorous apprenticeship program, which is based on the European system of blending art with science to create modern, wearable styles. The specialists transform hair with help from products from Mensdept., Bumble and Bumble, American Crew, and Shu Uemera. They also make sure clients go home knowing how to maintain and recreate their dos. To welcome more gentlemen into the salon, Art + Science has unveiled The Barbershop at Art + Science, which offers hot towels, straight-razor shaves, and stylish cuts.
Neel Threadz Spa’s technicians are well versed in ancient Eastern beauty practices. Their nimble fingers sculpt brows using a centuries old threading technique, removing unwanted hair follicles more gently than waxing methods and more efficiently than hammering each hair back in with a hammer. The technicians also extend their expertise to henna tattoo services, adorning skin with intricate designs in temporary ink.
A specialist in hair coloring and highlights, Toni has been trimming and styling hairdos for more than 30 years. At her own day spa, she combines her expertise with that of aestheticians and nail technicians. Together, they rejuvenate looks with skincare treatments, no-chip manicures, and hair-smoothing La-Brasiliana keratin treatments.
Under the medical guidance of Dr. Judith Bensinger, Forever Young Medspa's experienced aestheticians tailor treatments to each client, blasting away wrinkles, tightening skin with noninvasive laser treatments, and making plump what once was gaunt with Juvéderm injections. A comprehensive slate of services harnesses medical-grade products to exfoliate epidermises and diminish lines, and laser devices and broadband-light technology help noninvasively remove hair and even out complexions.