Most popular service: Lipo-Light on three abdominal areas
Brands Used: Vevazz
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Michelle Hunkus owns and operates Body Contours by Michelle within The Cove Wellness Spa, which is actually a recent development. She initially tried body contouring herself not so long ago through a Groupon she bought. She was looking for a way to dismiss some inches from her waistline before vacation. Michelle was so pleased with her results that as soon as she got back into town, she started researching how to open her own business. She's now come full circle, working with Groupon from the other end. Michelle is still a big fan of the treatment. "This product allows people to see fast results, which helps motivate them to continue on the path to a healthier lifestyle," she said.
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.
Hairstylist Jennifer Garman has trained with hallmarks of the beauty industry: Redken, Matrix, and Aquage. At Shears of Beauty, she offers haircuts, conditioning, color treatments, and updos to help her clients achieve new looks that align with their best features.
The latest tanning technology and finest products await customers at Bronze Tan Studios, where high-quality beds, spray-tan booths, and a professional staff help transform sallow skin into burnished bodies. Shade shifters will appreciate a month of unlimited “Gold Club” tanning (a $49.99 value) with their choice of three different bed styles. Extra-pallid novices and 19th-century horror writers can build up their base tans with the Ultra Bed, which features three facial tanners and full-body cooling fans. The Booster Bed provides time-crunched tanners with excellent color upgrades in only 10 minutes, allowing them to quickly get back to evading police manhunts. Stand-up tanners, meanwhile, can darken their dermises while honing their observational humor in the no-contact Sundazzler while a high-performance dual-speed body fan alleviates flop sweat.
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.