GearHeads Haircuts for Men puts gents at ease with leather La-Z-Boys, flat-screen TVs, and a man-themed man cave teeming with stylists who specialize in men's and boy's crops. Sports buffs lunge or touchdown-dance in front of TVs at each styling station as shearers scrub and cleave locks into distinguished styles over the course of 10- to 20-minute sessions. Craftsman toolboxes stockpile coloring elixirs for weaving fresh hues through grays during roughly 10-minute coif renovations. Each guest snacks on a complimentary soda and chips before staffers lather up and shave necks, leaving skin feeling less bristly than sandpaper at a porcupine convention.
Belle Sante Spa’s team of massage therapist and aestheticians helps clients feel confident and relaxed with an array of spa services. For instance, the Neroli body-polish treatment uses products made from the orange tree’s white blossoms to gently exfoliate, massage, and hydrate skin. Likewise, facial treatments range from fast mini-facials to moon-stone facials that combine cold stones with hot steam to rejuvenate skin and reduce sinus pressure. Massage therapists specialize in a variety of modalities so customers looking to relax after attempting to shoot some hoops with a bowling ball can find the perfect treatment to meet their needs.
The digit doctors at Magic Touch kick off beautifying 60-minute mani-pedis by trimming claws, cutting cuticles, and painting keratin in a vibrant polish in a color of the customer's choosing. Relaxing pedicures pretty up toenails and soothe tootsies tired from clogging marathons. In lieu of standard polish, the 45-minute Shellac manicures harness the durability and power of a special Shellac formula that dries quickly, resists chipping for up to two weeks, and leaves nails ready for fingerless oven mitts.
Chili Pepper's Tanning Inc. Megastores’ trophy case is getting full—in addition to being named one of Detroit’s best tanning salons three times in a row by CityVoter, it has acquired accolades from Local 4 and CBS Detroit, which commends its spray tanning. Its growing awards reflect Chili Pepper’s growth; since opening in 2002, Chili Pepper’s has expanded to 15 locations, spreading across Detroit like the buffalo pox.
In every location, five levels of tanning beds turn skin a sun-kissed gold or deep bronze. Mystic Tan sessions let customers avoid things associated with booth and outdoor tanning—UV rays and pool lifeguards who push you in the water to practice saving you. No matter which option they choose, patrons can turn to knowledgeable Smart Tan–certified staff members who help clients decide what is best for their tanning goals.