If your eyes are the windows to your soul, your hair is the tunnel to your mind. Keep your portals pristine with today's Groupon to Bokaos in Pasadena. Choose between two hair-taming options:
- For $59, you get an eyebrow consultation and shaping, EyeZone treatment, bikini wax, and blow dry style (up to a $130 value). For an additional $16, clients can also receive a haircut, if booked on the same day of service.
- For $39, you get a men’s exfoliating scalp treatment and haircut (up to an $80 value).
An Aveda Lifestyle salon and spa, Bokaos touts a staff of talented stylists who facilitate peace negotiations between clients and their follicles to prevent hostile hair takeovers. During eyebrow consultations, aestheticians determine their clients' optimum brow shape before skillfully applying plant wax to nudge nervous caterpillars into confident butterflydom ($35). The EyeZone treatment further enhances peeper grounds, employing soothing, botanically based formulas to fill in fine lines and deflate puffiness. The salon's bikini wax ($30+) tends to below-the-belt foliage, and professional blow-drying and styling keep uppermost strands from repelling landing pilots (up to $65).
Men can snuggle up for an exfoliating scalp massage to have their helmet-stuffers kneaded and scrubbed of dead, flaky skin ($25), followed by a fresh haircut (up to $55). Wood-paneled floors and leather furniture lend to the welcoming atmosphere at Bokaos, and tall ceilings provide enough elbow room for brawny Bunyans to wax their blue oxen.
- Salon atmosphere is modern and a little hip with high wooden ceiling and brick walls. You can take off your shirt and put on special smocks in a dressing room to keep clothes hair-free. – Lynn S., Insider Pages
- I have been going to Bokaos (previously Renaissance in Glendale) for about 3, going on 4, years now....Not only are they amazing at what they do but seriously sooo nice and sweet! – Jewell P., Yelp, 12/14/2009
Bound by its mission to "care for the world," Aveda has created strictly selective criteria for what goes into its products. The most notable rule: 50% of every ingredient's molecular weight must come from a plant, a nonpetroleum mineral, or inorganic matter obtained exclusively from sustainable sources. Though the dedicated stylists and aestheticians at Bokaos may not be the ones fiddling with chemistry sets to formulate these eco-friendly products, they do stand by them 100% during every service.
For instance, hairstylists revamp outmoded styles with color formulas made from 99% natural ingredients, and they add bounce and movement to strands with Aveda styling products. Meanwhile, aestheticians beautify skin with an array of facials and body treatments that use exfoliating salt glows culled from the Dead Sea, as well as plant-based waxing services augmented with skin-soothing essential oils.