Park Avenue Blow Dry and Beauty Bar

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Whether seeking a full day of pampering or a quick treat, head to Park Avenue Blow Dry and Beauty Bar for a pick-me-up. With my stick-straight hair, styling my ‘do is a fairly simple task (please don’t hate me), which is why I never quite understood the appeal of going in for a blowout. But […]

Par Exsalonce Salon & Day Spa

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Spa Girl Olga made her way to Par Exsalonce for a head to toe nail transformation. Here's her glowing report! I have a bad case of dry skin which I generally like to refer to as alligatoritis (it’s scaly, it’s itchy, it’s no fun at all!), so when Donna Parr, owner of the super luxurious […]

Mane Attraction Salon

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Our Spa-Girl-in-the-field Olga surrendered her ponytail to the competent hands of Mane Attraction salon’s star cutter. Here’s her tale! I have a severe case of ponytail syndrome, I have never been motivated enough to do anything with my hair aside from sticking it in a ponytail because up until yesterday, I strongly believed that my […]

Esthetique Paris Spa

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I can’t even count the number of times I’ve hightailed over to Esthetique Paris Spa for the help of owner and aesthetician Anna (pronounced Anya). The bustling salon and separate day spa area serves the affluent community of north Scottsdale and is located in the once prestigious but now sleepy Citadel center. The aesthetics rooms […]

Salon Surreal

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We sent our intern and super sleuth Katie to Salon Surreal in Phoenix to follow up on rumors that not only were the stylists fabulous, but the aestheticians were too. Apparently, reports of their top-notch services have not been exaggerated! Here’s Katie’s report. Let me say first that I am not a “facial virgin.” I […]

Steven Paul Salon

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I’ll get right to the point here: Very funky. Very cool. Awesome location. Best hair cut ever. I was introduced to Steven Paul Salon by a friend who I ran into one fateful day at a local card shop. I actually didn’t recognize her at first because she had gone from a brunette to a […]

Applause Salon

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Oh dear goddess of nails, please make my tootsies soft, coiffed and pretty. And it shall be done. For low and behold, Applause Salon is home to none other than … are you ready for this … Suzanne, the one and only Nail Goddess. She’s got a gift folks and if you’re ever anywhere near […]

Salon Beauremy

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Spa-girl-in-the-field Carolyn visited Salon Beauremy not one but two times (now that’s dedication!) to review their salon and skincare services. Here’s her glowing report! Vitamin C Facial Review Heather Madden specializes in medical-grade aesthetics combined with massage, relaxation and all-over skincare health. She is an expert in the treatments she performs and is extremely knowledgeable about […]