Like tending to a garden, maintaining a distinguished appearance takes work and dedication, but will usually result in being given free food. Harvest a garden of gorgeousness with today's Groupon: for $29, you get three of the following services: a blow out, a makeup application, a spray tan or a mini facial at Park Avenue Blow Dry and Beauty Bar (a $35 value each, a $105 total value). Options can be mixed-and-matched.
Park Avenue Blow Dry's skilled stylists and expert aestheticians enhance hair, adorn faces, and enrich skin with four scintillating services. Tress-freshening blow outs add salon style between trims and allow discriminating 'dos to decide between a variety of styles: the straight-and-sleek look emanates with an all-purpose refinement, while the tousled beachy look creates an air of emerging straight from a luxury hermit-crab shell. In each mini facial, a skin soothsayer will thoroughly cleanse faces before performing a pore extraction and mask application, while a deep moisturizing leaves skin fresh and hydrated. Skin miffed by the sun's affairs with solar panels can take comfort in a facial spray tan, which is meticulously applied by a professional bronze buff who will customize contour and highlights to create a natural-looking hue. Meanwhile, a masterful makeup application will festoon features to create a fetching look for dates, evening outings, or chin-model auditions.
Park Avenue Blow Dry and Beauty Bar
What do neuroscience and beauty have in common? Park Avenue Blow Dry and Beauty Bar’s owner, Holli Christensen, marks both as career paths she’s conquered. After earning her master's degree at King’s College in London, the research scientist decided to ditch the lab coat and set her sights on cracking the beauty formula.
Her first business––Kensington Makeup Artists––became a booming success, delivering on-location wedding makeup and hair for more than 150 brides and at least one confused catering assistant per year. Not only was she named one of Phoenix Business Journal’s Top Forty Under 40 in 2011, but she also found the inspiration to open Park Avenue as a permanent hub for clients who needed everyday services such as updos, highlights, makeup, and waxing.
Today, Holli still caters to on-the-go beauty seekers by offering 30-minute mini facials or express blowouts. Those with more leisurely schedules can take their time choosing from six types of eyelash extensions that last anywhere from one night to six weeks.