Every now and then, it is nice to change up your looks and freshen up your style. A makeover is not just about changing up your hair or makeup; it can give you a boost in your confidence. Anyone will agree self-confidence is pretty essential. Here are a few local spots that can teach you new makeup techniques, revive your hair and more.
Marie-Lou & D Salon and Spa
New York, NY 10013
This is the place for a full head-to-toe makeover. At Marie-Lou & D Salon and Spa, you can pamper yourself with a facial, manicure, pedicure and a new haircut or color to leave the place looking fabulous and feeling refreshed.
Joli Beauty Bar
44 E. 1st St.
New York, NY 10003
Joli Beauty Bar does an amazing job at glamming you up while keeping your look subtle. The ladies at Joli Beauty Bar know what they are doing, and they give helpful tips that can liven up your hair and makeup long after your makeover is done. For under $200, you can get a full makeover — a specialty called “The Joli –” which includes it all: hair, makeup, skin treatment, and a neck and hand massage.
Tony’s Beauty Box
46th St. in Hell’s Kitchen
New York, NY 10036
Just a few blocks from Times Square, stylist Tony Neto can create a new look for you in his cozy studio. The 30-plus year professional has styled for Eva Longaria, Ellen Burstyn, Alexandre Herchovitch and Queen Noor of Jordan and his work has been featured in runway shows, fashion editorials and film and television productions. By the end of this makeover, Neto’s makeup and hair skills will have you walking out with your head held up high and proud of your new ‘do.
180 Mulberry St.
New York, NY 10012
Sometimes all you need is a new haircut, a trim or some highlights to reinvent yourself. The highly-skilled and patient hair stylists at Hair Philosophy can make you look photo-shoot ready when they are done styling your hair. You can go with a cut for a simple makeover, or take a drastic step of coloring with ombre or balayage style. Either way, you’ll leave this shop with a new look you’ll want to show off.
222 Metropolitan Ave.
Williamsburg, NY 11211
Some makeovers don’t even require a new look, just a better feeling. At Spa Sundara, you can treat yourself to a facial, massage and/or waxing. After this massage, you can leave feeling fully revitalized and ready to get back to reality with a smile on your face.
Verve Medical Cosmetics
216 East 50th St.
Dr. Stephen Bracci and the crisply professional staff at Verve Medical Cosmetics offer semi-permanent makeover solutions, ranging from laser hair removal to Botox and Thermage. Verve is midtown Manhattan’s first stop for improving or eliminating eye bags, dark circles, and thinning lips, as well as cellulite and spider veins.