Sunlight pours through the large windows of Aarie Styles. Inside, the stylists are busy at their stations, beautifying men, women, and kids' locks with haircuts. They also upgrade hair with color, perms, and feather extensions—or go the opposite route and just get rid of it with waxing services.
Under the expertise of owner and board-certified aesthetician Nancy Young, skincare professionals at dbts Skin Bar-Corporate use zone-by-zone facial mapping to create custom skin therapy. With high-end Dermalogica products in tow, staffers fight a variety of dermal foes, including acne blemishes, fine lines, hyperpigmentation, and scars in the shape of ATM PINs. Using a blend of antioxidants, glycolic acids, and fruit acids, treatments such as advanced rejuvenating chemical peels strip away the exterior layer of skin to promote collagen production and unearth healthier new skin. Other skin-therapy treatments diminish hyperpigmentation or slow the process of aging. Not only do the specialty treatments leave skin smoother, but the light-based hair-removal services contribute to a sleeker façade.
Tristin Resinger and Carol Clarke each have two hands certified in the art of massage therapy. They specialize in deep-tissue and sports massages that calm inflammations and knotted areas. They also heal patients with energetic therapies such as crystal healing and reiki. The aesthetics end of the business offers facials aimed at hydrating skin, solving problematic acne, and making faces look millions of seconds younger.
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The beauty experts at Advanced Esthetics draw from more than 50 years of combined experience to deliver a gamut of beautifying services. After a complimentary consultation to determine the best approach for issues such as rosacea, fine lines, or skin laxity, a licensed aesthetician may recommend a rejuvenating, saline-based JetPeel or a noninvasive radio-frequency treatment to enhance both collagen growth and the ability to tune out infomercials. Advanced Esthetics' master skin technicians can also reduce spider veins and lift unwanted hair, and a team of licensed massage therapists eases tension and stress with long, gliding Swedish strokes.
At each of Tricho Salon and Spa’s four locations, trained stylists stand ready to refresh outdated hairstyles with products by Schwarzkopf, Bumble and bumble, Keratin Complex, and Moroccanoil. Dr. Sonya Friedman, an accomplished author, CNN talk-show host, and radio psychologist, teams up with dermatologist Dr. Scott Friedman to helm the spa side of the business, where clients can find eight types of facials, nine styles of massage, noninvasive micro treatments, and advice for mending a hairdryer’s broken heart. Fingertips and toes in need of some TLC can also be pampered inside this full-service beauty haven, as nail techs doll-up digits with OPI and Essie polishes as well as Shellac, acrylic, and fiberglass tips.
Karma Hair Studio's five mane mavens customize hair services to complement the countenances of women, men, and children. A haircut and style (children's $20, men's $20 and up, women's $35 and up) snips tattered ends and updates tired styles. Women with flat follicles can pump up volume with a blow dry or roller set ($25 and up), conditioning hair treatment ($10), or helium balloon helmet. Single-process color ($40 and up) stains strands with a uniform hue to harmonize with eye color and skin tone. Men can groom unruly growth with conditioning scalp treatments ($10 and up) and facial hair trims ($10 and up), or disguise salt-and-pepper spills with color blending ($25 and up) or highlights ($40 and up).