Sip champagne while your feet soak in a warm whirlpool bath. Relax as a hydrating mask softens your skin and a massage loosens your muscles. Feel the tingle of raw epson salts and essential oils as they rejuvenate your skin during a full-body scrub. All of the above?and plenty more?is possible at Studio J Salon & Day Spa, a full-service beauty haven where nothing takes a backseat to relaxation.
That's not to say that relaxation is all this place has to offer. A team of hairstylists offers cuts and coloring treatments along with conditioning services that give locks some added oomph. And aestheticians draw from dozens of facials to address chronic skin issues such as acne, dryness, and seasonal molting. Speaking of skin, the spa even features an experienced tattoo artist who can create custom designs to complete a total makeover.
Board-certified dermatologist Harry Sharata, M.D. PhD is a man of many talents. Not only does he serve as clinical associate professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, but he is also the medical director for both Advanced Dermatology, Inc. and Madison Skin & Research Inc., a research clinic that conducts clinical trials on dermatological therapies. In his work at Advanced Dermatology, Inc., he leads a staff of nurses, physician’s assistants, and pharmacists through medical dermatology procedures that target eczema, skin cancer, and acne and cosmetic dermatology treatments. These include laser hair-removal as well as other outpatient procedures such as photorejuvenation, glycolic chemical peels, and Botox, which noninvasively target signs of aging including wrinkles, age spots, and lips that continually whistle “Ragtime Gal.”
Angelina Kim of Serenity Wellness Spa is a woman with many talents. She is a licensed acupuncture professional, massage therapist, and aesthetician who treats clients with a menu of relaxing and wellness-inducing treatments. Angelina uses acupuncture to treat ailments such as headaches, depression, and severe pain. With an arsenal of nine different massage modalities, she can knead away tension and stress with Swedish, shiatsu, sports, and hot-stone massages. She also offers professional skincare treatments and waxing services to remove unwanted hair or shape the unsightly, inexplicable mustaches that grow above the eyes.
Kelly Scheinkoenig holds certifications in microdermabrasion and chemical exfoliation treatments, and extensive training in pharmaceutical skincare. During facial treatments, Kelly takes the time to educate her clients about their skin issues, and gives them tips on practices to avoid that might harm their skin, such as exfoliating with a brillo pad.
Promoting natural healing and increased well-being is paramount at Serenity Acupuncture & Wellness Spa. Through acupuncture, body treatments, and herbal therapy, the staff works to restore balance to each person's internal energy. The team doesn't skimp on pampering services?the spa also offers massages, facials, and hair- and nailcare.
Salon KB’s fleet of stylists and aestheticians strives to relax guests and improve skin through a slew of services that include haircutting, facials, and waxing. Dana Bott, the resident aesthetician, performs a variety of facials that target various skin ailments, including rosacea, acne, and signs of aging. Dana also applies makeup for her clients, helping them feel more radiant or explore new looks. When it comes to hair, the salon’s trio of stylists works to manipulate locks into fashionable coifs as they perform haircuts and coloring services. Several deep-conditioning treatments are available to extend the longevity of hair coloring or to make hair softer and more likely to be okay with being cut in half.