In the Buff Day Spa and Salon's licensed beauticians love what they do, whether updating hairstyles or polishing toenails. Driven by the goal to provide top-notch value and service, specialists observe flexible scheduling when booking appointments and industry standards when administering them. Hair experts nourish and color manes with products by brands such as Moroccanoil, Pureology, and Biolage, while aestheticians lavish bodies with award-winning lotions and serums by Jan Marini Skin Care. The salon's massage therapists entered the finalist round in timesfreepress.com's best therapeutic massage competition, gaining accolades thanks to deeply relaxing bodywork and the ability to defeat even the most tightly clenched tendon fists.
Ultimate Tans provides visitors with private rooms and a premier fleet of tanning equipment. With a month of unlimited, guests can sustain a steady glow over regular, relaxing visits. For spray tans, Ultimate Tans deploys its steady-handed team of spritzers, each capable of spraying on a natural, orange-free, streak-free coat. While not included in the value of today’s Groupon, the salon also stocks a spectrum of lotions and oils that can easily give epidermal areas an Olympic third-place finish.
Focus 4 Massage’s clinical and therapeutic massage treatments are backed by the strong hands of Scott Ingell, a licensed massage therapist who’s been practicing the fine art of healing for nearly 17 years. Scott has continued his education over the course of his career, accumulating certification as a chiropractic assistant and earning his Bachelor of Science degree from Covenant College. During each custom-tailored, 60-minute relaxation massage Scott uses long, flowing strokes to knead away knots and release any stress or tension from muscles. The relaxation massage can bestow a bevy of benefits, including reduced pain and stiffness, increased circulation, and a decreased desire to nap inside the washing machine.
The Grande Salon employs a team of highly trained stylists, many of who have been in the industry more than 25 years. Below bling chandeliers that recall an antique train station, these hair gurus transform tresses with high-end products by Redken, Biosilk, and American Crew. Clients may also solicit the salon for an invigorating facial, hair waxing, or cultivate a sun-kissed complexion with a private spray-tan session.
At The Hair Lounge, co-owners Angie Pilkington and Jennifer Miller keep their creative styling team educated on the latest industry trends through ongoing education. According to a feature on The Company Lab website, Pilkington has been a representative at the New York branch of the renowned Intercoiffure Mondial––an international organization for high-quality hairdressing that represents the top 2% of salons in the world. By encouraging her crew to strive for that same level of success, Pilkington has created a small business that is stylish beyond its stature, where personalized services take the place of cookie-cutter cuts and styles are sealed in with paraben-free Oribe products.
Inside the salon, vintage-inspired chandeliers illuminate the bright-pink dividers at each styling station. The lounge area uses transparent chairs, rich hardwood furniture, and gray walls with white wainscoting to create an ambiance that is both classic and modern, calling to mind the aesthetic of a hip Manhattan club or Mozart's favorite discotheque.
Instead of applying one-size-fits-all diet templates, staffers at InShapeMD carefully customize medically supervised nutrition and exercise plans for clients. A medical exam, lab tests, and mock episodes of American Gladiator furnish doctors and nutrition specialists with the information they need to design a regimen effective for each client's particular body type. Weight-loss counselors also meet weekly with clients to keep them motivated to adhere to their plan.