LOVE YOUR HAIR EVERY DAY

Love your hair every day of the year.

Whether you want a subtle or bold change, when your hair is fantastic, you feel good, and it shows in your everyday attitude! Loving yourself and how you look, can only add inner confidence. We know that hair color has a huge impact how you present yourself to the world and how it responds to you.
Did you know we do complimentary color consultations?

If you aren't sure whether your color is right for your image, or you know that your color isn't right but don't know which color might be better suited to your image, start with a complimentary color consultation at Paradise. Each associate can and will listen to your ideas and make suggestions. Perhaps you just want to brighten your look with a few highlights, or you’re ready to be the standout redhead you’ve secretly yearned for. Either way, our associates will give you the very best Carson City has to offer.

We always recommend reviewing you color choices every visit to see whether seasonal changes are in order or if the color is performing as expected for you.

Being a stylist comes with expectations from you, our clients. We understand that you want us to know what’s new in the hair industry, which can include haircuts as well as the latest color techniques. We aren't shy about this. You will find each associate willing and eager to share tips and ideas on how you might want to wear your hair. If you are looking for someone to just follow your instructions to a tee, we may not be the place for you. Of course, that is not to say we aren't listening to your needs.

Some of the things we will discuss during your complimentary consultation include:

~ The time you need or have to maintain your cut and style. 
~ How often you need to schedule your hair color appointments. 
~ Budget is important, and we can work that out together. 
~ Timing is everything for maintaining a style.

We recommend that you always pre-book your next color appointment; you can always reschedule if necessary. Dedicate yourself to your hair colorist, and she/he will be dedicated to you!

Book your complimentary hair consultation by calling the associate directly, or make an appointment online. If you decide to go for your new look, you may want to tell them so they can book a little extra time for you.

TAKE A JOURNEY TO HEALTHIER HAIR WITH TIGI HAIR REBORN

Are you complaining about the lack of shine your hair has, the poor texture of it, or the overall poor health of our hair? Well you are not alone. We invite you and see us here at Paradise and see the new ultra premium line of TIGI hair care products - "Hair Reborn" and experience the ultimate product line to make all your complaints go away!

Hair Reborn is a creative force that is both elemental and celestial. It is a new source of energy for your hair, is totally visionary and very luminous, lustrous, radiating, shimmering, and shining.
Here at paradise we have all found that we have fallen in love with this line of products. It truly leaves your hair feeling like it has sprouted out of the old shell it was in and into a new, healthier, and more beautiful head of hair.

The Journey Of Resurgence takes your hair on a trip from dry and dull to hydrated and healthy with the hyper-distillation technology that TIGI uses, they have found a way to rebirth your hair back to the way it was once before.

The Journey Of Serenity takes frizzy, unmanageable, and tangled hair and tames it down to be sleek, shinny, healthier, and more manageable. 

A Journey Of Awakening takes your hair that is less supple, weak, and damaged and transforms it to luscious, hydrated, and healthy hair once again. 

Come on down to Paradise and let us help you embark on the Journey of Hair Reborn. See for yourself what we are raving about by letting us use it on you during your next service or come in and purchase a generous sample for only $2.00!!! 

WHY PERMANENT MAKEUP IS FOR YOU

Permanent Makeup, also known as Micro-pigmentation, has a softer, more natural look than you might think!  Eliminate the hassle of applying your eyeliner or drawing  your eyebrows on everyday.   Never worry again about smeared makeup if you've had to rub your eyes or scratch an eyebrow.  You can enjoy eating and drinking without having to reapply lipstick to your lips!

You will find Permanent Makeup is great if you suffer from  allergies and frequently smear makeup due to itchy or watery eyes. It's also a great alternative if you have allergies or sensitivities to cosmetics. If you are older and have poor vision or an unsteady hand which makes makeup application difficult, Permanent Makeup is right for you!

My name is Heidi Miller, I am a licensed Cosmetologist, and certified in Micro-pigmentation from The Nevada Academy of Micro-pigmentation in 2007.  I use the Softap system, which is done by hand rather than a machine. I believe it is the most effective, comfortable technique, while also being kinder to the skin.

Permanent Eyeliner can be applied to upper or lower lash-lines or both. I like to create a natural looking enhancement for you.  It can also be just a "lash enhancement" where the eyes are defined with a natural look rather than a distinct line.  During the consultation, we will determine which of these, as well as choice of color, best suits your style! 

Permanently tattooed eyebrows are done to create the look of a fuller brow. A great choice for anyone with sparse eyebrows or even if you have total hair loss due to age or medical conditions.

Permanent micro-pigmentation on your lips can enhance  your natural color or can be fun and vibrant with your favorite lip color! Your shape can be defined and perfected, creating a fuller look. Your lips can be outlined or completely filled in with color.  As we age, our natural pigment fades and recedes;  Permanent Makeup can restore the youthful color and fullness! 

 I use a topical anesthetic, which makes it relatively painless! Sometimes slight bleeding will occur during the procedure, swelling will last for about a day, but is relieved with short applications of ice. I will give you exact instructions on how to care for your new permanent makeup, an ointment to apply continually for 10 days, as well as what to expect from day to day of the healing process. I will set up a time for your follow up after 6 weeks, I like to do this to fill in any "holidays" where the pigment may have escaped and make sure you are satisfied with the results. This appointment is included in the price.  Our first session usually takes between 90 minutes to 2 1/2 hours, depending on consultation time, the procedure, your level of comfort,  and the skin's response. The 2nd application usually takes about an hour. 

If you live in Carson City, Reno, Gardnerville, Minden, Lake Tahoe or the surrounding areas schedule an appointment for a complimentary consultation with me,  you will be in great hands!

DISCOVERING THE RIGHT MAKEUP COVERAGE FOR YOU

So today I’m going to talk about makeup coverage, and the ability to control it. What I intend to teach you is some of the basics of understanding how coverage affects makeup looks and the different makeup products you can use to achieve a look. Once you learn how to manipulate coverage through proper product selection, you can achieve and create any desired makeup look.

    To start you'll need a basic understanding of translucency. Translucency is the ability for light to pass through the makeup and see an amount of skin beneath it. Something that is transparent does not have the ability to block visually and has nothing at all covering the skin. This means there is no coverage. An example of this would be moisturizer. Something that is completely opaque blocks anything from showing through. This means there is full coverage and you can’t see any of the skin. An example of this would be liquid black eyeliner. Translucency, or opacity, is anything between transparent and opaque. This is where the majority of makeup fits in. It ranges anywhere from a low coverage tinted moisturizer to a high coverage concealer.

    All makeup is a medium with pigment in it. The solution of the makeup, without the pigment, is how the makeup applies, feels on the skin, and its staying power. The amount of pigment in the solution is how much coverage the product has. The formulation of makeup should have the right amount of pigment ratio to product solution to have the right amount of coverage you need. Kryolan’s philosophy is the right amount of coverage in one thin layer of makeup. You should never build coverage. Layering and layering is never the way to go. You don’t want your makeup to ever feel heavy or thick. If you are ever feeling like you need to put more makeup on, then you don’t have the right coverage of makeup and need a different product. It is important to choose the right coverage for the look you are trying to accomplish, when you don’t pick the right amount of coverage you can never achieve the same look.

    Let’s start with the coverage of foundation, and say you are trying to copy a photo you have. Sometimes it’s hard to tell what kind of foundation coverage someone is wearing. Something like a tinted moisturizer has a low pigment concentration and shows a lot of skin. You can sometimes tell if someone is wearing a low coverage foundation when you see the person’s freckles or natural skin through the makeup. But some people just don’t have many skin imperfections or freckles; therefore only need a low coverage foundation to achieve a super flawless look. This is where you assess your own skin. If you want your skin to look completely flawless and you have freckles, discolorations, or blemishes; then you will need something with enough coverage to cover the darkest imperfections on your face in one thin layer of makeup. If you don't mind your freckles or anything showing, then a lower coverage foundation is all you need. If you are mixing your foundation with moisturizer to dilute it down to feel less heavy and look like less makeup on the skin, you have too high of a coverage and you should probably switch to a tinted moisturizer. Although that trick can be handy if you are only doing that on an occasion you don’t feel like being as made up as usual.

    You don’t normally think of eye shadows, blushes, or lipsticks when you think of coverage, but it is absolutely just as important with these products as well. You don’t want to keep layering your eye shadow to get a higher opacity or blend it out forever to make it more translucent. Choose an eye shadow that goes on with the amount coverage you need in one brush stroke. The higher the pigment concentration the more vibrant and true-to-color it is. If you are blending out the color because it is too dark, then you need to buy a new shade of eye shadow. Same goes if you are layering because the color itself is too light.

    The same exact concept applies to blush. You don’t want to buy a blush that you are having to apply a couple of times to be enough, or to spend forever blending it out because it goes on too heavily. Although cream blush has a much higher pigment load, it can have the same amount of translucency as the powder blush. This is because you use so much less of the product to achieve the same look.

    As far as lip colors, figure out how much coverage you want on your lips. If a tinted chap-stick is enough for you, don’t buy something as bold and opaque as a lipstick. If you want something between the two there are lip stains and lip glosses. Now most lipsticks are pretty high in opacity but do vary a bit in the higher ranges of pigment. Since all these things have different qualities, sometimes you have to combine a couple of different lip products. An example would be, you want the full coverage of a lipstick and the shiny effect of a lip gloss. If you are only patting on some lipstick and then spreading it across your lips to make it less opaque, the pigment load is too high. If you are spreading it out because the color is too dark of a shade and you would actually like it more opaque, then you just need to buy a different color of lipstick. Same goes putting on a lipstick or gloss and you feel it isn’t covering enough, then you need to buy something with a higher coverage.

    Playing with enough products, while paying attention to the coverage rather than the other qualities of the makeup, will help you hone this skill. Once you have this down, you will never waist money on products that aren’t right for you again. Remember that you want the right amount of coverage in one thin layer of makeup. You will then have the ability to accurately create any desired look you are trying to accomplish and will have the power to manipulate coverage.

EYEBROW MICROBLADING

Whether they’re feathered, arched, or bold and bushy, eyebrows are possibly the most important feature on your face. Because they provide so many of the visual cues we need to read expressions, eyebrows also communicate a lot of important information. In fact, your eyebrows can either work as a help or a hindrance when you’re trying to make a solid first impression.

If your eyebrows are looking a little lackluster, there are some things you can do to perk them up – penciling them in a little darker, using brow gel to define them better, or even having eyebrows tattooed onto your face. However, there’s a more natural option that provide semi-permanent brows that don’t look like someone drew them on.

The technique involves using a special pen to draw on individual strokes one at a time – a very painstaking process that can take up to two hours. But this procedure can provide a ton of benefits to almost everyone.

SHORTENS YOUR MORNING ROUTINE

When you roll out of bed already knowing that your eyebrows look great, you don’t have to put in quite as much effort to put on your face and get yourself ready to face the world. Microblading can last for up to three years before it starts to fade, meaning you’ve got three years of stress-free mornings where you don’t need to worry about plucking, tweezing, or filling in sparse brows with a pencil.

DOESN’T SMUDGE OR SMEAR

Even when you’re sweating on a treadmill, in the sun, or at the spa, you don’t have to worry about your eyebrows smearing or looking strange. Pigment is implanted into the top three layers of skin, so it doesn’t matter how active your lifestyle is – microbladed brows can handle anything you throw at them.

ALMOST PAINLESS

If you’re the kind of person who panics at the sight of a needle, there’s no need to worry. One of the first things a microblading professional will do is apply a strong numbing cream to the eyebrow area before they even begin working. This makes the entire process almost completely painless, but you may still feel the pigment being pushed into your skin. It’s not painful, just a bit of a different kind of sensation.

STAY ON TREND

Since microblading isn’t a permanent eyebrow application, you’ll be able to keep up with new eyebrow styles as they change. You can reshape your brows to accommodate trends and always feel confident that your eyebrows are on point and looking sharp. However, this semi-permanent result does also mean you’ll need to visit the salon in one to three years’ time for a touch-up, even if you plan to keep the same style.

COLOR STAYS CONSISTENT

Unlike with tattoos, where colors can somehow shift from black to hues of bluish-green, microblading uses all organic pigments – specifically made so that they never change color. Instead, these pigments will slowly fade over time, while maintaining their original color. You’ll know when it’s time for a touch up, but your brows will never look strange.

RESTORES CONFIDENCE

Anyone who experiences hair loss or a lack of hair growth can end up with sparse, weak-looking brows. Cancer patients, or people who suffer from skin diseases like alopecia, won’t have to worry about looking out of place with their lack of brows. In fact, microblading was originally founded in Asia as a way to help people who had undergone chemotherapy treatments and lost significant amounts of hair.

It’s not only helpful for people suffering from skin or hair conditions, though – microblading can give anyone a boost of confidence by helping your face make the right statement. It’s much easier to feel good about yourself when you know you’re looking your best, and healthy, beautiful, natural-looking eyebrows are a strong step in that direction.

If you’ve never considered any kind of cosmetic enhancement before, microblading is a great place to start. It’s minimally invasive, very safe, and virtually painless. This hot new trend is becoming one of the best ways to get the look of fuller brows without having to put on makeup every morning. If you’re sick of your sparse brows, see what microblading can do for you.

This article was written by Nina Wells from Steam Shower Store. She has over 10 years’ experience in writing health related topics and specializes in the health benefits of saunas and hydrotherapy.

AQUA DEEP WATER CLASS

Impact free running, cross country skiing, split jacks, and other super buoyant moves without touching the bottom of the pool. Don't worry about not being able to swim or tread water for a long time, because your buoyancy will be enhanced with our waist flotation device. You will get a fully flotational workout that relieves all the stress gravity puts on your joints while improving muscle tone and range of motion. Excellent for arthritic clients and those with acute injuries.

AQUA CARDIO CLASS

This class will get your heart pumping without impact! No need to know how to swim because you'll be running, jumping and moving in all kinds of ways.

THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE

A soothing massage can help you unwind and provide you with other health benefits. Our therapeutic massage is designed to help you de-stress and find relief from pain and muscle tension. You may want to consider combining your massage session with a visit to our far infrared sauna for added benefits before and after.

REIKI

Reiki is a way of channeling healing energy. Reiki is a Japanese word meaning "universal life force energy." It is a hands-on technique, much like when the Bible speaks of a "laying on of hands." There is no disrobing required to receive Reiki. It goes through clothing, blankets, and even casts. It is always safe, and there are no side effects. Reiki promotes relaxation, decreases stress, and may lead to deeper levels of healing. It is primarily concerned with health, not dis-ease. Reiki works on healing the body, mind, and spirit. Reiki is also known to enhance traditional medical treatments too.

SILK WRAP NAILS

Whether or not your nails are healthy and strong, you may benefit from our silk wrapped nails. Silk nails is another nail enhancement to help you get the perfect nail. Silk is an excellent choice for you if your nails are naturally week, cracked, brittle, or otherwise damaged. Its main goal is to strengthen and beautify so you can have that clean, flawless, and smooth finish. Ask our nail technician if this is right for you.

MANICURE

Whether it be express, basic, pampering, party, or gentlemen's manicure, we got you covered.

GEL NAILS

Gel nails are a type of artificial nail. When compared to an acrylic nail, it can look more realistic. They generally last 10 to 12 days before requiring maintenance, and they take a little longer to do. Another advantage is that they don't have that killer odor, which makes the service a little more pleasant. 

There are two types of gel nails - "file-off" and "soak-off." Please consult with your nail technician as to which one is right for you.

ACRYLIC NAILS

Acrylic nail enhancements have been the staple of the industry for a long time, and with good reason. They are durable and easy to care for at home, and quick to apply in the salon, making them a less expensive option. Although the fumes may be unpleasant if your rough on your nails and want them to last, maybe they are for you. Consult with our nail tech whether acrylic nail enhancements are right for you.

MAKEUP SERVICES

Cosmetic application to make you feel pretty or ready for a special event applied by a licensed esthetician. 

HAIR REMOVAL

Let us remove the unwanted hair from anywhere on your body. We have a variety of methods at our disposal to make this as comfortable and effective as possible.

PERMANENT WAVES

While this hasn't been the most popular service with today's trends, we were doing perms when they were! We have the experience to get your perm done quickly and efficiently with long-lasting curls and minimal damage. We can create the texture you want on long or short hair! Prices do not include cut.

SPEAR ME BODY PIERCING

Spear Me Body Piercing is now located inside Paradise Salon and has a larger roomier piercing room and a bigger jewelry selection than before. Visit the Spear Me website for all thing piercing or call us and let our auto-attendant inform you about location, pricing, minor piercing policies, and more. 

Bridget is taking walk-ins on Monday-Friday 10-6pm, but to ensure you get in, you'll want to make an appointment. 

THE PARADISE BEAUTY STORE INCLUDES BEAUTY SUPPLIES, KRYOLAN MAKEUP, MIO ACTIVITY TRACKERS, AND BODY PIERCING JEWELRY

Find your favorite beauty products in our beauty store. We stock the products we know and love so that you can take them home and recreate the look we gave you. Our haircare brands include Sojourn, ELC, TIGI Copyright, Nioxin, Nicolas, Kenra, Reuzel, IT&LY, Babelash, ELEVEN, Oligo Blacklight, Viral, SunBum, Zoya Nail Polish, Elumen, Amir Lotion, and more. 

Our beauty store sells the world-renowned KRYOLAN brand of makeup. We have testers of all of your favorite types of products, as well as things like body paint, eyelashes, and other specialty makeup items. This way, when you buy Kryolan makeup from us, you are sure to take home the right color and the right product for your look. Our makeup artists are skilled and knowledgeable and will be happy to demonstrate the product as well as show you new looks you are sure to love. 

OUR ESTHETICIANS

Let them make your skin radiant. There are so many ways to accomplish this, check out the services menu to see all the options you have.

OUR HAIR STYLISTS

Let our hair stylists help keep you looking good. Our cosmetologists have years of experience. We do not accept new cosmetologists in the industry as our associates. Each associate is a tried and true veteran in the beauty industry, so you can be assured you are getting some of the best hair services Carson City has to offer.

Be sure to examine everyone's detailed pages to see their biographies, prices, and offerings and then schedule with them, call us or go on-line.

OUR ASSOCIATES ARE THE BEST

We're doing our best to gather the finest people in Carson City together to give you a great experience all the way around. This is the complete list of individuals associated with our vision to make your life better.

Click on the menu to the left to sort the list according to your specific interest.

Every service provider here is an independent contractor and is solely responsible for their services. Each provider sets their prices, schedules, and terms by which they will deliver their service to you. Please click on the "Details" button to view their page and see these terms.

Most of the time, you can reach them either on their personal cell phone to schedule your service. If you would like to make appointments with multiple providers for say "A day of beauty" call Paradise directly and our concierge will be happy to make the necessary arrangements for you.

Want to be an associate of ours? Click on the "employment" link at the bottom of this site and submit a resumé. We would love to hear from you.

WE WANT TO HELP MAKE YOUR LIFE BETTER!

Take a step towards a beautiful and healthy lifestyle here at Paradise. Our 7,266 sq. foot facility is set up to help you better your life in a variety of ways. We are a Salon and Spa; However, in addition to hair, skin, nails, micro-blading, permanent makeup, and massage, we offer other wellness services that are unique in our area. Our therapy pool infrared sauna, and piercing studio (Spear Me) allow you to work on your fitness as well as your beauty.

Watch the video above to take a virtual tour. While this video is better than pictures, nothing beats seeing this place in person. Come in, and our concierge will be happy to show you around and explain in detail how we can help you improve your life.

Just take a look at all these things we have to offer: Seven stylists to address your hair needs; an esthetician for all of your skincare needs; a nail technician to beautify your hands and toes; a full time makeup technician to touch up your makeup or provide comprehensive makeup services for your special occasion with world-famous Kryolan theatrical makeup; a permanent makeup artist to enhance your eyes, brows, and lips permanently; two massage therapists to work out the kinks in your body; an ultrasonic cavitation technician to help you with fat loss; a body piercer to help you put jewelry in all the right places; and aquatic fitness instructors to help you get fit through classes or private instruction. In addition to the salon, spa, piercing, pool, and retail areas, we have three separate relaxation spaces to help make your visit pleasant between services as well. Our mission is to help make your life better, and through our facility, we can be your one-stop-shop for all your beauty and wellness needs. 

All of our services are performed in an upscale, beautiful environment. We created these spaces to help you feel relaxed and comfortable here in Paradise. Please come in, stay awhile, and enjoy your visit.