In the Old West, cowboys rode into town to have a glass of whiskey at the town saloon, to heckle the thieves in the stockades, and to exfoliate their rugged mugs with the sheriff's spurs. Saddle up for modern shaping up with today’s Groupon: for $19, you get a shampoo, haircut, and style (up to a $45 value) at The Styling Station in Spanish Fort.
Combining switchblade reflexes with stylish intention, The Styling Station's staff of scissor-wielding specialists dishes out chic snips that blossom into fashion-forward haircuts. Hirsute humans enter the salon's tranquil, homey atmosphere for a sit-down consultation, where they’ll chat with a creative stylist regarding their forthcoming mane makeover. After a quick cape draping, noggins nod during the relaxing massage-like shampoo, which rinses out dirt, flakes, and scalp gophers using professional suds from name brands such as Redkin and Wella. Next, The Styling Station's blade barristers will probe the laws of follicular fashion with an incisive cut and style to match your lifestyle and winning personality, whether you aim to win first prize in a 1950s beehive contest, or plan to stand in for a topiary at the evening croquet match.
In addition to styling female forelocks, The Styling Station also caters to manly mops. The value of today's Groupon may be exchanged for up to two men's haircuts, allowing gussied-up guys to stay suave long enough to tempt a budding spring bromance.