A leopard can't change its spots, but Changes Hair Care and Day Spa can put them on you. For 20 years, the salon has helped people change their look with services that run the gamut from elegant updos to edgy cuts and wild dye jobs that literally add pink leopard spots to your locks. Changes' stylists want to give their clients more than a new style; they want to give them a new attitude while providing relaxation. Stylists cut off split ends, infuse hair with moisture, and make straight hair curly and frizzy hair straight. Spa services including facials, body scrubs, and massages that help clients relax while detoxifying the body and clearing its pores.
Charles Grim has always had an itch to help people; having spent time as both a math teacher and a youth counselor. In order to deepen his own ability to affect positive change, Dr. Grim has spent the past 30 years studying wellness techniques, focusing specifically on treatments for muscular and structural ailments. His efforts have landed him a wealth of experience and board certifications for extremity and sports adjusting. At Laser Wellness Center, he and his staff offer a menu of wellness services that places equal importance on chiropractic care, massage therapy, and noninvasive laser treatments.
Along the walls of Cuticle Cubicle, dozens of bottles display a dazzling spectrum of colors. Using these myriad hues of regular polish as well as long-lasting Shellac polish, aestheticians beautify nails with manicures and pedicures as clients sink back into spa chairs as plush as a teddy bear filled with diamonds.
Inside Studio di Estetica, a series of arched entryways leads guests to a room drenched in warm orange and yellow tones and ornamented with Roman-inspired decor. In this colorful setting, stylists reshape men’s and women’s coiffures and add color with highlights. Facials, waxing treatments, and eyebrow tinting take place in a private spa room surrounded by electric-purple walls, whereas nail technicians pamper hands and feet in the mani-pedi corner.
Guests seeking temporary refuge at Salon Bella Gente may feel as though they're lounging in the comforts of a well-appointed home, where upholstered chairs punctuate hallways lit by tabletop lamps and flickering candles. At the nail stations, large paper lanterns illume cushioned pedicure chairs anchored by metallic tubs. Nearby, stylists bustle behind the Color Bar, filling real martini glasses with Wella color cocktails as clients look on from cushy chairs. Down the hall, private spa rooms cloaked with chocolate-colored curtains shut out exterior anxieties and freeloading biological clocks as massage therapists warm up oils and aestheticians blend glycolic peels in preparation for pampering sessions.
At Serenity Massage & Spa, part of Serenity Wellness Center, Director Helen Struckmann has a background as diverse as the menu, which includes facials, massages, weight-management services, and counseling. She is not only a trained aesthetician and massage therapist but also a licensed professional counselor with more than 15 years of experience working with couples on relationship issues. Helen's attention remains on the counseling aspect of Serenity, and her team of trained aestheticians and massage therapists pampers clients with skin and body treatments, allowing the center to offer personalized treatment plans for both the body and the mind.
Dim light surrounds therapists in this cozy facility as they ease away tensions with traditional modalities, such as Swedish massage, and more outcome-based massages, including a medical massage for injuries. During customized facials and peels, aestheticians cleanse and exfoliate skin with Dermalogica and organic skincare products. The skin specialists also double as hair removal and Brazilian wax specialists as they employ Nufree wax and painless waxing techniques to shape brows in a manner that complements facial features. Serenity Massage and Spa also provides spa parties that include mini-facials, massages, and a psychic reading with nationally known psychic and author, Laurie Hull. Classes with Laurie Hull are also available, and training for alternative cancer intervention with internationally-known cancer specialist Dr. Nisim John.