PILSEN — A new salon in Pilsen wants to be the go-to, “one-stop shop” for neighbors’ beauty needs.
Jessica Elabed dreamed of opening a beauty salon in Pilsen for nearly a year, she said. When a storefront just off West 18th Street became available, she jumped on it; within a matter of weeks, Slayed at 1840 S. Racine Ave. was open.
Slayed offers eyebrow and eyelash tinting, eyebrow and facial threading, eyebrow lamination, eyelash extensions, lash lifts, facials, body facials, face and body waxing, make-up and body scrubs. Appointments for services can be booked online.
Elabed worked out of a commercial office suite in Pilsen for about a year, but knew she wanted a bigger spot with more foot traffic in the heart of the neighborhood, she said. She has that with the new Racine Avenue salon in the former home of Pocha Pets Boutique.
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