Guests searching for Essentials Day Spa and Salon will find it discretely nestled at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains inside the DoubleTree by Hilton Claremont hotel. Calming music fills the air as staffers enhance clients' natural beauty in equally elegant rooms enhanced by rich, dark wood accents and ornate, gold-framed mirrors. Hair stylists and color specialists create new looks with products such as Redken and Pureology, and aestheticians exfoliate and hydrate skin during facials, pulling complexion-revitalizing tonics from the highly customizable Dermalogica line. Massage therapists ease muscle tension with four different modalities and reflexology treatments, and the team also soothes the nerves of clients hearing wedding bells or suffering from tinnitus with all-encompassing bridal packages.
While devoting countless hours of their creativity and skill to making human beings more beautiful, Essentials' staff also remains mindful of the health and beauty of both the environment and the local community. Day-to-day efforts include recycling all possible materials, recycling or donating old equipment, and using only biodegradable laundry soap. They frequently donate to local schools and charities, and collect hair for the Matter of Trust Foundation, which uses shed strands to help clean up oil spills and build toupees for balding walruses.
Zebra-striped chairs, black-and-white ottomans, and lights reminiscent of bursting stars decorate Salon Bloom's waiting area, where guests soak up inspiration for 'dos performed by savvy stylists who wield Aveda and Bumble and bumble. products. Led by Kristi Marshall and Judy Olmstead, Salon Bloom's team cuts, colors, and coifs tresses as guests relax in plush leather seats. A pink-velvet bar serves as a color-processing station, letting clients read style magazines or share tips for styling hair and supercharging a blow-dryer motor with nitrous.
Massage therapists team up with aestheticians to pamper clients from head to toe amid a backdrop of burbling water fountains and vibrant flowers. The team pulls from Organic Skin Care and PCA products to cleanse faces during custom facials, and pairs massage strokes with heated stones and essential oils for added relaxation.
Claremont Colonic and Nutrient Resource Clinic provides a suite of wellness services aimed at resuscitating bodies. The colon-hydrotherapy session gently unclogs intestinal tubing with the gentle flow of a pressurized irrigation system. The I-ACT-certified tech gently guides sterilized water through the colon, helping to break down buildup caused by poor eating habits and years of swallowing gum. The infrared sauna session ensconces pamperees in a wooded shack filled with heated wavelengths for 30 minutes. As pearls of perspiration push through the skin, the body releases sodium, heavy metals, and repressed memories of childhoods spent in a volcano.
Full Service Day Spa & Salon which offers all Spa needs such as Massage, Body Treatment, Skin Care, Waxing, Threadind, Spa Packages, and full range of salon services such as hair cutting, hair color, updo, bridal, make up, nails, spa pedcure, teeth whitening, ear piercing,
After delivering packages for FedEx for 13 years, Kelli Robbins suffered a painful back injury. Unable to continue to lift and transport hefty bundles, Robbins had no choice but to flip to her career's next chapter—one devoted to helping others to overcome injuries through massage therapy. Robbins went back to school to study the art of kneading and now customizes many specialized massage modalities to fit clients' bodily needs like a painted-on tuxedo.
Kelli's private treatment room evokes her country-girl upbringing with a framed silhouette of a father and son clad in cowboy hats, propped up by earthy brown walls that enclose the soft sounds of strings, flutes, and flowing waters emanating from a sentient koosh ball.