When DashBar Founder Carla Oliva designed her patent-pending PollyDash chair, little did she know how she was revolutionizing the beauty industry. The DashBabes — women on-the-go, who juggle career, family and/or social life and want to look and feel their best, without compromising on the one thing she can’t buy: time! — throughout Miami have responded with great enthusiasm. That’s no surprise as DashBabes can get up to three services done simultaneously in just 60 minutes or less! The wide variety of beauty services include regular and gel manicures and pedicures as well as blowdrys in different styles, including “Beach Babe”, an effortlessly tousled beach wave look, and “Flirty Girl”, flat iron curls for a sultrier look, to name a few. DashBar also has a number of facials like the “Cryoskin Facial,” a natural, non-invasive way to look younger and more radiant, using cool temperatures to increase blood flow and help boost collagen production; the “Sunlight Bright Facial,” a naturally sourced bio-active treatment that stimulates increased collagen synthesis and epidermal density while providing powerful brightening benefits; and the “South Beach Facial,” which reduces fine lines, improves skin texture and immediately plumps the skin. Oliva is strongly committed to ethical beauty practices and uses only products that are vegan, non-toxic, natural and cruelty-free. Through its dedication to sustainable and ethical beauty practices, as well as time-efficient techniques, DashBar aims to provide guests with a soothing experience where DashBabes can sit back, relax and indulge in the ultimate beauty bliss. The salon proudly carries beauty brands that share their same ethical ethos, such as Pai, Patchology and vegan haircare line Maria Nila. DashBar will launch their own branded product line, called DashBeauty, in the coming months; TheDashBar.com.
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