After trekking along icy streets in heavy boots for months, a pedicure is likely at the top of a “to do list” before breaking out one’s full summer wardrobe. An express service during lunch can be as relaxing as a deluxe pamper sesh in the right setting—like these five stellar Wisconsin-based salons.
Style & Beauty
Enhancing one’s eyes is all the rage. From semi-permanent lashes to tattoo brows, it’s hard to differentiate between what’s a fad versus a solid investment. When in doubt, consulting with a beauty professional is always a smart call. And Bri Storey has become one of the most popular pros in Madison since opening Gemini Lash and Brow in March 2020.
Eye-catching threads aren’t just for coastal towns because Wisconsin is proof quality fashion labels are cropping up around the Midwest. Whether upscale activewear, lake attire or urban garb is the desired #ootd, there’s a local business to match the vibe of any occasion—and savvy fashionista’s personal style.
Medspa. If the image that comes to mind upon hearing that word is of a cold, sterile environment then the soothing ambiance at ANEU Med Spa in McFarland will be an unexpected surprise.
With so much hype surrounding ever-evolving trends, it’s extremely difficult to separate fact from fiction in regard to what products and services are beneficial, ineffective—or potentially harmful. Which is why Lisa Frommelt of Madison’s La Marie Beauty is the skincare expert I never knew I always wanted to be a client of.
If there has even been a time to “treat oneself,” 2020 is certainly it. Not sure where and how to begin? Pop in to Arch Apothecary, with locations in Madison and Milwaukee.
With so many different cleansers, balms, oils and lotions to choose from, searching for the perfect skin care routine can feel totally overwhelming. Milwaukee’s The Sunday Standard founder, Emma Zwissler, shares her top three tips for maintaining beautiful glowing skin, especially in the summer months.
How does one stay selfie ready sans in-person assistance from your regular stylist? Try these DIY hair care tricks from the BeInspired Salon owner Kati Whitledge and her pro crew on refreshing your look solo until the quarantine ends.
Feel like your fashionista flair is ebbing away cooped up at home? There’s only so many days any of us can lounge around in pajamas before our desire to be productive takes a massive nose dive.
Soak up a super-surge of self-care at KOSA. The new spa and retreat center is a true urban oasis on Madison’s Eastside—and is the only fully ayurvedic wellness facility in Wisconsin.