Luxe comes to Lincoln Park with the opening of Abeille Beauty, at 2504 North Clark Street in Chicago. Abeille Beauty is a full-service salon for haircuts, color, straightening, waxing, manicures/pedicures and make-up. French for ‘honey bee,’ Abeille Beauty stands for everlasting beauty, sophisticated glamour and of-the-moment style.
Abeille Beauty is headed up by Melissa Conley, who has been a mainstay on Oak Street for the past 10 years including stints at Prive in Las Vegas and several luxury resorts in the Caribbean. Melissa was recently named as ‘Best Long Hair Stylist’ by Chicago Magazine and has had her work featured in numerous media outlets including W Magazine and The Oprah Winfrey Show. Melissa is an avid traveler and has gained great inspiration and creative ideas from her travels around the world.
Abeille Beauty's unique philosophy is seen in every element of its concept. Beginning with the staff, Abeille Beauty has assembled a talented group from all over the country. While each individual brings their own creative point-of-view, all staff members have extensive experience with editorial work and styling along with a celebrity following.
One of the more exceptional features of Abeille Beauty is its Bridal division. Abeille Beauty specializes in creating a one-of-a-kind looks for the sophisticated bride. From head to toe, Abeille Beauty offers comprehensive services for the bride and her bridal party including hair, make-up and, manicures and pedicures. In addition, Abeille Beauty has brought together the best of best when it comes to bridal accessories including hair accessories, handbags and jewelry. Finally, Abeille Beauty is a great resource when it comes to a bride’s ongoing needs for her special day including top recommendations for floral, catering, photography and videography.
The retail area offers a highly-edited collection of the uber-exclusive Oribe line. Developed by Oribe, one of the most legendary, influential celebrity hairdressers, the line features custom-blended, styling formulas that were decades in the making. From shampoos and conditioners, creams and gels, waxes and pomades, and sprays and mists, the line is high-performance, cutting-edge and luxurious.
Sharp, inspired and artful, the 1500-square-foot open floor plan is marked by clean design with a hint of edginess. A fresh color palette including plum, yellow, white and gray can be spotted throughout. The environment is simple, functional and airy, emitting beauty from floor to ceiling. Rotating artwork from local artists will also be featured throughout the salon.