A former x-ray technologist and radiation therapist, Natalie had recently emerged from another round of schooling when she purchased the water-damaged space that she knew had the potential to turn into the spa of her dreams, she told LNE & Spa. After a lengthy remodeling, Bethany Ray at Skin Solutions Willow Tree Spa opened in 2003. Staffed by numerous specialists, the cell-phone, electronics, and giant-laser-free space accommodates clients with spa packages or individual treatments such as body wraps, reflexology, and hairstyling. A recently added 2,000-square-foot studio shelters fitness classes and healthy cooking demos hosted by organic green chefs.
Licensed massage therapist Toni Dunbar helps dissipate stress and muscular aches with Swedish, deep-tissue, and hot-stone massages. Swedish treatments use oils and flowing strokes to lull clients into tranquility, and deep-tissue massages target more persistent pains.
Modern lights hang from the salon's ceiling like glowing yellow roses as skilled staff members adorn nails with high-end polishes by brands such as OPI and CND Shellac. N2 also offers nail services reflective of the season, such as pumpkin-spice mani-pedis for the fall.
Kenneth's Hair Salons and Day Spas transform lackluster locks into magnificent manes with flattering, fashion-forward cuts and expert styling. During a cut and style, a master designer will reawaken hair's inner beauty with a consultation, considering each client's desires, hair texture, face shape, and engine displacement before suggesting a blueprint for a sexy new style. As the haircare treatment progresses, customers can enjoy soaking up as much of the modern, welcoming atmosphere as possible while the stylist reveals trade tips and tricks, and recommends products to attain a fresh-from-the-salon look at home. Each master designer stylist comes to Kenneth's with extensive experience in taming human insubordinate frizz, and continues studying emerging cut and styling techniques to make sure each new 'do swings and swishes in harmony with the latest advances in shearing science.
Corrin Navratil operates out of Allure Salon & Spa, but she’s a veritable salon in her own right. Robin’s-egg blue walls offer a relaxing background as she pampers clients with waxing services, airbrush-makeup applications, and mani-pedis. Guests can also request an Éminence Organic facial treatment to rehabilitate and brighten their complexion.
Head 2 Toe tress decorator Courtney heeds customer requests, sculpting individualized 'dos with precision. The licensed stylist washes and trims coiffures into popular styles, from above-the-shoulder bobs to floor-length locks that strategically cover ankle tattoos. Freshly trimmed hair then assumes a vibrant alter ego as it’s painted or highlighted with a spectrum of professionally applied colors. Although not covered by today's Groupon, Head 2 Toe offers additional services for an extra fee, such as prom ‘dos, wedding packages, and eyebrow waxing that helps sneak faces into car showrooms.
Each nail technician at Perfect Ten Nails absorbs cuticle-tending knowledge at continuing-education classes that ensure modern techniques enhance finger and toe shields big and small. Techs delight in transforming mani-pedis into relaxing spa sessions by adding on services from aromatherapy to skin-smoothing peels. Premium polishes, including long-lasting gel polish, make a rainbow of color over nail artist's tables, indicating the pots of gold buried beneath. Additionally, the shop's licensed permanent-makeup technician carefully enhances features with tattooed eyeliner, lip liner, and brow liner that ensure effortless beauty at any hour of the day.