Specializing is in at Twin Cities salons and spas. When you visit these four newcomers, you’ll know exactly what to expect, whether it’s fabulous lashes and perfectly arched brows or blowouts and organic facials.
20 University Ave. NE, Mpls., 612-871-4482
Specialty: Finishing touches for special occasions (weddings, especially)— blowouts, hair extensions, makeup application and lessons, and manicures. Available for private parties.
Try: S & C Signature Blow Out, $35+
Buy: Blow Up hair thickening mist, $21
750 Main St., Ste. 109, Mendota Heights, 651-314-4435
Specialty: Organic beauty products, makeup application and lessons, and chemical-free spa treatments, including peels and dermaplaning,
Try: Therapeutic Massage Facial, $80
Buy: Naturopathica Cassis Ultra Replenishing Cream, $58; Florascent natural perfumes, $95
3940 W. 50th St., Edina, 651-373-1702
Specialty: Comprehensive eyelash bar and airbrush makeup.
Try: Start with a strip lash for a night out, $20; upgrade to silk or mink lashes, which can be reapplied 20 to 25 times, starting at $120
616 W. 54th St., Mpls., 612-823-2769
Specialty: Brow and body waxing and semi-permanent eyelash application.
Try: Brow wax, $25 ($30 on your first visit only)