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Salon of Distinction: Splurge Salon

July 10, 2011 | 2:39 PM
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Splurge Salon Highland Village, Texas splurgesalon.com Owners: Bruce and Lori Heikkinen Salon established: February 2008 Salon style: Retro vogue Square footage: 2,183 Styling stations: 15 Treatment rooms: 1 Equipment: Takara Belmont Furniture: Carol Hames Total design investment: $202,000 Top retail lines: Kerastase, Shu Uemura Design: Takara Belmont Architect: John Covey
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Judges comments: “Fun, whimsical, creative space with great use of lines.” — Wagner “By separating the ‘treatment sanctuary,’ the owners achieve a space where they can introduce more luxurious and exclusive service, allowing clients to fully appreciate top-of-line products.” — Soukhopalov
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“We are very proud of our Wi-Fi Internet Bar, where laptops are equipped with digital webcams used in conjunction with cyber-imaging software for high-level consultations. The camera uploads a digital photo of the client and the software allows the client to ‘try before you buy’ different styles and hair colors.”
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