Chi Nguyen, R.N. has been in the beauty and bodywork business since 1992, when she first started out as a massage therapist. After working her way through the gym and hotel spa circuit—not to mention becoming a registered nurse—she went on to open her own studio and now runs Beauty and Body Lounge. There, she works with a team of registered nurses who utilize a wide range of equipment, including IPL devices and lasers for hair removal. They also put to use extensive training to carefully remove hair with wax, perform peels, or gently strip away dead skin with microdermabrasion.
Luxury Bath's bathtubs don't spontaneously clean themselves—but they are built to resist bacteria, mold, and mildew. The company's SimplyPure bathtubs feature Microban, an antimicrobial product that makes products easier to clean. Homeowners can also choose from a variety of tub textures, and customize their tub's color without having to fill it with the closest color of Kool-Aid for a while.
For added convenience to the customer, the company's technicians can install bathroom furnishings. All handiwork is backed by a lifetime guarantee, whether they install a walk-in tub, a bathtub surrounds, a shower, or a simple grab bar. The installation team completes most jobs in a day or less.
The largest manufacturer and supplier of paints in the Pacific Northwest, Parker Paint enables new-hue-craving customers to roll and brush fresh coats of luscious pigments onto formerly drab and dreary household surfaces. To reinvent interiors, several options await including the semigloss Wall Glow ($34.27/gallon) and the Velva Kolor ($30.59/gallon), with a less-reflective eggshell finish. Parker Paint also carries a selection of weather-scoffing exterior paints, such as the flat-finish Flextron 100 ($33.03/gallon) to help homeowners paint a realistic yet unflattering outdoor mural of the neighbors.
For 12 years, Ryan Ringe battled wildfires in Idaho, Washington, and Alaska, learning about forestry while preventing the destruction of natural areas. Now an ISA-certified arborist and tree-risk assessor, Ringe owns Arbor Barber Tree Service, where he trims, removes, and maintains trees alongside a crew of trained and certified professionals. Free consultations are included to assess trees, shrubs, and hedges for health problems, potential hazards, and hidden Swiss Family Robinson residences. The technicians perform all work according to ISA and ANSI standards to maintain the safety of both humans and plants.
Mattress Depot USA unites a team of bedding experts to help customers end restless nights with a mattress that meets their individual sleep specifications. The sleep store's plenitude of private-label and national brands include Sealy, Restonic, and Lady Americana. Memory-foam mattresses, like sociable elephants, never forget a human form, cradling silhouettes in a firm, spongy embrace. Customers have up to 120 days to evaluate their mattress for its comfort capacity, and can consult with one of the shop's sleep consultants prior to purchase, reducing the likelihood of an imperfect fit.