Beauty in Honolulu, HI
Salon 808 specializes in haircuts, color, and straight perms. The salon has hosted many independent stylists over the decades (yes, decades!) as one of the pioneering salons in Hawaii. Dennis Guillermo, hair guru, and Patty Kuamoo, make-up artist, have together done the styling for every Miss Hawaii who has gone on to Miss America! Salon 808's goal is to provide a professional and friendly environment while giving exceptional service. Park on the second floor of Ala Moana Center. Accepts Credit Cards.
Whether you're vamping for lacey glam nails or ultra-Hawaii Hello Kitty french tips, you just might die from the cuteness of your nails when Adrienne is done with them. Adrienne specializes in minx for toenails and Cal-Gel for fingernails, a more gentle technique than traditional acrylic. The only complaint from clients of Adrienne? That her loyal following always has her fully booked! Outstanding attention to detail and loving care is shown to dressing up each nail. Can't decide? She has a photo album of all her past work. Get the cutest in nail fashion from this adorable nail artist who brought her talents to Hawaii from Japan just three years ago. Open by appointment only, Tuesday through Saturday 9 - 6, Sunday 9 - 3. Accepts credit cards.
For an excellent and affordable way to get out of your hairy situation, turn to Bare Minimum Hawaii. Owner Olivia specializes in Brazilian and Bikini waxing using the finest no-strip European wax. Text message or email her for an appointment to lie down, expose your 'you know,' and prepare to chit-chat as Olivia makes you as comfortable as possible while removing your hair down there! For maximum results, a full 4 weeks of hair growth is recommended. Waxing 1 week prior/post menstrual cycle can increase sensitivity, so if you're really worried, take a pain killer beforehand. Bikini wax is $30 and full Brazilian $45. Located inside Salon Eclipz. By appointment only. Cash or check only.
Did you have a DIY moment and get overplucky with the tweezers? Let those brow babies grow out and Lena will make it better! Did you wait til the day before prom to notice that uh-oh, you have a unibrow? Lena can wax with minimal welting! Eyebrow shaping is an art; brows can't be too penciled, too micro-milimeter, nor too ewok. If you walk among those not blessed with perfectly fabulous eyebrow follicle placement from birth, Lena can tweeze and wax you into shapely shape. Make-up services for weddings on-site also available from Lena. Credit cards accepted. Hours by appointment Tuesday through Saturday, 10 - 4.
Pure Joy offers the glowing gamut of gentle facials, massage therapies, and body treatments. Their tantalizing menu of facials includes the "Had A Late Night Facial," "The Pure White Lightening Facial," "Collagen Lifting Facial" and "Groomed for Success Gentleman's Facial." Massage therapists can employ the popular Swedish, lomi lomi, deep tissue, sports, or prenatal techniques as your pleasure dictates. Each treatment is paired with enchanting music realized exclusively for Pure Joy by Jon DeMello of the Mountain Apple Company. Hours by appointment only. Accepts credit cards.