âThese rooms are designed to serve our clients who have full-privacy needs. This is one of the features of the salon design we are most proud of. We have created a space that can accommodate any client, those who prefer exclusive privacy and those who do not.â
âOur chic product shelving that displays our retail offerings is located right by the entrance of the salon. It commands attention, whether the client is on her way in or on her way out. The retail shelves, stocked with Kerastase and Davines products, are strategically viewable from the waiting area.â
âHere, in the shampoo area, we practice a Japanese shampooing technique that includes a complimentary relaxing head massage. The massage helps clients fully relax and drift away to a Zen-like world, surrounded by our soothing, calm colors and lighting design.â
âHere, at our Takara Belmont styling stations, our staff serves complimentary beverages including Starbucks coffee, hot chocolate, cappuccinos and tea. We offer a professional environment which is inviting, elegant and pleasant.â
âThis is our color lounge, where we use Goldwell, Redken and LâOrÃ©al. Here, we have color corrective lighting that allows hair color to be read as it would be in daylight. This room is comfortable and open, while being out of the public social space. Featuring a top of the line rollerball hair processor, this helps speed up the processing time. We also have a self-service blow out area.â
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