Denice Schwind knows skin. A board-certified physician assistant and cosmetic dermatology specialist, she has devoted nearly the past decade to advanced training in aesthetic treatments. Now, as the owner of Pūr Skin Clinic, she and her skilled colleagues aim to share that expertise by providing premiere services in a modern, upscale environment. The aestheticians can fine-tune pores with treatments ranging from facials and microdermabrasion, to nonsurgical, anti-aging alternatives such as laser rejuvenation and exfoliating chemical peels. The clinic also specializes in injections and dermal fillers, and has been recognized by Allergan as a Platinum Plus Certified Partner. But Pūr Skin Clinic aims to be more than just a pretty façade—the haven is dedicated to serving the community by supporting a variety of charitable organizations.
Namaste Salon and Spa?s team of experienced stylists, makeup artists, and aestheticians pampers guests with a variety of hair and skin services. Stylists trim manes on women, men, and children, as well as perm hair, straighten it, and imbue it with color. Aestheticians pamper weary visages with soothing facial treatments, and a makeup artist applies cosmetics for special occasions and trips to the mailbox.
Trieva Katsandres was driven to start her own spa, and she did so in a single room in Mill Creek. It was so successful, she and her colleague Maysaa were able to expand to a commercial space that allowed them to hire other technicians and offer new services. By 2013, she'd claimed back-to-back titles as Best Day Spa from KING5.
Today, Trieva's Spa & Boutique welcomes clients to two locations, both offering a staggeringly extensive selection of aesthetic services performed by more than 30 employees. In the spa, massage therapists ply muscles with everything from hot-stone to Hawaiian lomi lomi massages, and aestheticians cleanse the face and body with custom facials and body scrubs. There's a hair and nail salon, as well as a menu of extras that includes makeup applications, lash extensions, and teeth whitening.
Jessica West is a licensed aesthetician who's helped brides, models, and everyday clients look their best for wedding photos, fashion spreads, and courtroom sketches. But you don't need to be preparing for a big day to benefit from Jessica's talents; as the owner of Sugar Mama's Beauty Bar, Jessica spruces up and pampers any and all clients. Her facials cover a variety of skin concerns, from acne and fine lines to dry skin. Scalp treatments and body scrubs use salts and sugars to leave skin supple and glowing. And during her sugaring hair-removal treatments, Jessica uses Alexandria Professional products that are made entirely of sugar, lemon juice, and water. The treatments both exfoliate skin and remove unwanted hair, without the need for heat or artificial ingredients.
Kim Engelke came onto the beauty scene in 2008 as an independent makeup artist. Since then, she?s devoted herself to enhancing more than skin with wellness services. Now stationed in a private and tranquil room at Maida's Hair Salon, Kim gifts clients with all facets of her expertise at True Form Day Spa. She removes unwanted hair and applies makeup to enhance beauty for fancy parties or police lineups.
The Beauty Lab's menu of facials, PCA skin treatments, and hair-removal services actually acts as more of a jumping-off point than a rigid list. That's because all these treatments?not just the custom ones?use products tailored to the client's skin and personal preferences.
Facials rely on specialized masks and serums to fight signs of aging, combat acne, or keep the skin looking as dewy as a blade of grass in a plants pin-up calendar. Different PCA peel ingredients can be blended together and enhanced with a collagen-boosting retinol if the client needs it. And because many people have sensitive skin or simply distrust soft wax, The Beauty Lab offers two more hair-removal agents in addition to traditional soft wax?hard wax and a sugar paste mixed by an onsite aesthetician.