The skincare experts at Beauty Enhancement Center of Ohio have been correcting imperfections and boosting clients' confidence for more than 16 years. Their treatments range from customized facials for a variety of skin conditions to exfoliating chemical peels and microdermabrasion treatments. They also apply permanent makeup, which can flatter features with color and conceal scars. Their other services include waxing, eyelash extensions, and cellulite reduction via the GX-99 Vibratory Endermatic System.
Aesthetics Etc. owner Ann Marie Ray strives to transform standard beauty services into relaxing sensory experiences. Her staff incorporates the flame-softened wax of collagen-infused candles into select massages, relies on brand-name gloProfessional products, and encourages clients to slip into cozy slippers and robes. Ann Marie's signature service is permanent-makeup application though, which is useful both for helping chemotherapy patients to aesthetically recover from the loss of their eyebrows or simply shortening a client?s daily face-prepping routine.
Before pursuing a career in makeup and skincare, Ann Marie spent seven years working a standard 9-to-5 job in finance. After years of persuasion and encouragement from her mother, a professional aesthetician, she left the corporate world and became a certified permanent-cosmetics specialist in 2002. Today, mother and daughter operate separate but noncompeting businesses, referring clients to one another for specific treatments or a second opinion on who left the milk out that one time in 1991.
The Skin Care Center of Cleveland's pulchritude-promoting services target common problems, such as acne, aging, and pigmentation, with treatments personalized for each client's skin type. Enhance your exterior with a wrinkle-razing age-defying treatment, blemish-blasting skin-correcting treatment, collagen-stimulating medical microdermabrasion, or face-zamboni-ing 45-minute micropeel.
Karen Couchie loves sailing in the Caribbean. As a result, the bright colors of the tropical paradise might unconsciously seep onto the nails or hair of her clients. As a nail technician and a Redken Specialist, she can artfully color nails or color and crop hair, but Karen doesn't stop at hairdos and finger hairdos. She's also a licensed tattoo and lash artist, so she can complement clients’ natural brow and lash lines with treatments that draw more attention to the eyes than blinking neon goggles. Her light touch can also be seen in the hairline strokes or color blocking she uses to fill out brows during permanent-makeup applications, which don’t smear or smudge when subjected to water.
AJ’s Spa Millennium has more than its extensive menu of services to thank for being named one of Fox 8's top 20 Cleveland-area day spas in 2010. The all-purpose salon and spa earned that distinction due in large part to its dedicated team of beauticians. Though they wield their scissors, brushes, and facial scrubs as effectively as anyone, the beauticians share an even more important skill: they know how to strike a perfect balance between their own input and their clients’ individual preferences.
Skilled stylists utilize relaxers and Nioxin hair-strengthening treatments to reinvent 'dos, and aestheticians keep waxing treatments thankfully brief—full Brazilians clock in at an average of only 15 minutes. But they take their time administering 1 of 15 facials, allowing clients to relax under specialty masks infused with seaweed and nourishing minerals. The spa's new collection of aromatherapy scents—which includes champagne and rose, wild honey, and grandpa—soothes the senses during massages, scrubs, and mani-pedis.