Tan Pro USA has been compensating for the less-than-ideal latitudinal coordinates of Ohio since 1998. It was then that they opened their first tanning outpost furnished with 30 UV beds, and they have since expanded operations to 43 stores throughout the state. They stock each location with ample tanning units, rendering appointments an archaic formality equivalent to gifting a sheep to your defense lawyer. After customers stroll in, they can slide into an Ergoline 1100, which boasts four ultra-performance facial tanners and two high-pressure shoulder tanners. Staffers advise which lotions enhance traditional tanning results along with explaining the benefits of the UV-free VersaSpa spray-tan booths. Harnessing infrared heat, VersaSpa booths impart a glow to entire physiques or targeted trouble areas, such as the inside of the armpits.
At Shear Madness stylist Mary Magnusson understands that staying fashionable is a full-time job. Located inside The Shag Hair Studio, she brings experience gained during the 10 years she spent honing her skills as a hairdresser and make-up artist. Whether she's practicing cut and color techniques approved by the trainers at industry giants such as Redken and Paul Mitchell, or working with cutting-edge cosmetics from Lancome or Estee Lauder, she always keeps one eye on the latest trends to make sure that her looks stay current. Each appointment unfolds as a collaboration, with Mary helping clients craft a more breatheable haircut, or copy a makeup look that they saw at their nightly trip to a kabuki theatre. In addition to individual clients, Mary also helps wedding parties look their best with hair and makeup packages for everyone from the bride and groom to the flower girl.
Hilliard Massage and Day Spa's therapists, who both have a limited license to practice medicine in massage therapy, embrace the healing power of the human touch. To address a wide range of chronic aches and pains, they employ an arsenal of massage modalities—including everything from deep-tissue pressure and gentle Swedish strokes to trigger-point therapy.
The therapists can accentuate the benefits of their massages by incorporating exfoliating sugar scrubs or heated riverbed stones. They also tend to bodies with other rejuvenating spa treatments, such as body wraps that use mineral-, antioxidant-, and moon-dust-rich mud.
Candace Lee-Staples dedicates her studio to the holistic practice of massage, embracing its therapeutic and relaxation-inducing benefits by offering an assortment of modalities. She and her team of therapists host consultations with each client beforehand, gathering details to plan personalized sessions. With the Swedish modality, they'll gently relieve pent-up stress and induce an inexplicable fondness for lingonberries, while targeting chronic back pains during deep-tissue and myofascial massages. They also offer sole-soothing reflexology treatments designed to cultivate total-body wellness.
Inside this full-service nail and body spa, owner Samra Shree helps clients manage the health and beauty of their skin by providing everything from airbrush tanning to permanent makeup. A graduate of the Ohio State School of Cosmetology, she helps strengthen and renew skin using crystal-free microdermabrasion, and swaddles bodies in detoxifying wraps to help them shed inches and empathize with moths. Manicures and pedicures are a house specialty, and those looking for more detailed body art can inquire about the spa's temporary airbrush tattoos.
With its tranquil tones and modern accents, Sweetwater Salon & Day Spa is the perfect place for clients to relax. The beauty team's services are relaxing and extensive. The stylists offer chic cuts, highlights, and perms, and nail technicians pamper digits with mani-pedis. In addition, massage therapists assuage aches and pains with soothing strokes. Sweetwater also provides clients with White Blitz whitening treatments to brighten smiles and FIT Bodywraps to help increase blood flow, rid toxins and slim physiques.