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Bar helps tame unruly brows

The Benefit Cosmetics Brow Bar at Belk SouthPark is for commitment-phobes – no appointment necessary. An aesthetician will wax or tweeze your brows into an arch shaped specifically for your face. Fees for waxing vary. During a grand-opening party scheduled for 5-8 p.m. Aug. 28, there will be free brow services, complimentary makeup lessons, champagne and snacks.; 704-364-4251, ext 8240.

NEW SALON: Jim Tate and Gina Carver recently opened Escape at 1440 S. Tryon St., in South End. Tate and Carver are both American Board Certified Master Hair Colorists. The salon offers a full range of hair care and natural nail services, including a credentialed hair extensions specialist.; 704-375-3131.

PLUS-SIZE MODEL CONTEST: Missphit, a Los Angeles-based plus-sized clothing line that is available at select Dillard's, is looking for entrants in its “Clothes Gone Wrong” contest. Winners of the bi-monthly contests will be awarded $200 in clothing, a mini wardrobe makeover and be featured on the Missphit Web site with “before” and “after” pictures.