Whether using just their hands or a microdermabrasion wand, the pros at Skin Deep Spa refresh their clients’ dermal layers. They banish excess oil, acne, and dry patches with a septet of facials and exfoliating peels. Salt scrubs work to remove dead skin cells from the entire body, and Swedish and deep-tissue massage techniques unwind knotted and triple-knotted muscles during 30- to 90-minute sessions.
Gina at Headlines Hair Studio sculpts hairstyles for men, women, and children alike. Originally crafting cuts as a Los Angeles stylist, Gina has relocated to Tucson, with more than 20 years of experience in owning her own salon. Beyond trimming and styling, she also performs color, highlights, perms, permanent straightening, and a variety of other techniques to achieve fashion-forward looks.
Synergy Salon & Spa combines a variety of hair, nail, and skin services to ensure its clients are adequately pampered. Beauty pros imbue strands with bold or natural color, and either shear strands into trendy coifs or lengthen locks with extensions. Facials, waxes, and eyelash extensions complete revamped visages, and massages and mani-pedis round out the services. Patrons can easily book their appointments online or by forming a human chain and playing Telephone.
Licensed massage therapist Amanda B. Smith alleviates chronic pain and stress by guiding her hands across body canvases. Her experience as a personal trainer influences her precise massage kneads, which focus on balancing and stimulating the senses, and belong to multiple massage disciplines. Her modalities range from the gentle kneading of a Swedish massage to the more intense pressure of a deep-tissue massage that aims to unravel knotted muscles.
Great Waves has been servicing the nails of Tucson residents for the past 30 years. Designed for durability and street-wise shine, the non-chip shellac manicure treats all tips to a fortnight finish for the entirety of two well-kempt weeks. In a session, Great Waves' veteran nail technicians target rogue cuticles, reshape requisite regions, and leave a lush coat of one of many hybrid nail polishes from Creative Nail Design, a globally recognized product line. Ladies can choose the tone that speaks to them or, if preferred, opt for a colorful collaboration with Great Waves' creative and personable 'curists. No matter what tonal transformation takes place, refreshed guests can strut back to the outside world with nails resistant to chipping, peeling, and merman mind-control for up to 14 days. Appointments are required; call to schedule your visit.
Metropolis Salon crafts illuminating customer experiences with in-depth consultations and a focus on at-home maintenance of salon results. The style house’s long list of meticulous services caters to hair, skin, nails, and more. Thank head strands for their help in hoisting your boyfriend through the second-story window with a comprehensive haircut package ($45–$65), including a style consultation, cleansing and conditioning treatments, cut, and style. A new hair color (starting at $85) coordinates your head to the ever-changing image of your fugitive identical twin. Body wrappers can take advantage of skin services such as a one-hour, total-body hydrating and healing treatment ($100) that harnesses the softening might of shea butter. In the essential manicure ($15–$18), stylists chase cuticles out of beds, shape nails, massage hands, and seal digital shells with an OPI Nail lacquer. The MANicure ($15–$18) is targeted toward professional males; it removes the Manwich and nail shrapnel that normally resides under masculine fingernails and ends with a flat, clear coat or simple buff. Licensed massage therapists send clients back into cruel worlds sans tension after delivering massages ($45–$130) such as deep tissue, Swedish, or reflexology. Other available services include waxing and professional makeup application; see the salon’s online menus for a full listing.