Licensed massage therapist Nicole Crane of Therapeutic Resolutions specializes in myoskeletal alignment, which is a technique that helps align the skeletal system in order to relieve pain. Crane customizes each massage to her client's needs whether they include deep-tissue techniques or soothing Swedish strokes.
With many locations throughout Washington, Tan Republic outfits their salons with sleek, modern designs and earth-toned walls, filling private tanning rooms with a suite of melanin-conjuring machines. Guests can choose from Mystic Tan and VersaSpa spray-tanning booths, high-pressure tanning beds, or jars full of fireflies that can be held against the skin for a natural glow. The salons also offer six varieties of lotion, each formulated for specific bronzing needs.
Moms always tell you to eat your vegetables, but they rarely say to wear them. Everything's different at Skin Basics, where an organic veggie wrap pairs full body exfoliation with a mask made of natural vegetable proteins and antioxidants that replenish skin while warding off scurvy. Botanically inclined aesthetician Catie Bizon supplements natural regimens with specialized serums that renew the skin and inspire a healthy glow. A mud wrap dug up from the Dead Sea detoxifies the body, or a lavender body masque can evict expired skin cells while fighting inflammation. Along with a bevy of skin therapies, the versatile team also specializes in organic tanning and nail care.
Salon Paradise Owner Kim Lewis has devoted her professional life to infusing her clients with a boost of confidence and beauty, spending nearly a quarter of a century in the hair industry and leasing a station at Classic Touch Hair Salon in Keizer Plaza. Today, Kim Lewis owns the salon itself—now Salon Paradise—where stylists and technicians sculpt hair, shape toes and fingertips, and wax skin to a smooth silkiness with a touch of pampered luxury. “There’s a lot of therapy that goes into a pedicure,” Lewis told the Keizertimes. “The massages alone are 10 to 15 minutes.” Lewis applies this full-service ethic to each treatment in the unisex salon’s repertoire, from hair feathering to deep-relaxation hot-stone massages.
As visitors enter the temple to tranquility, a verdant collection of potted flowers and leafy ornamental plants evokes the atmosphere of a distant tropical vacation spot or geographically adjacent greenhouse. Complementary scalp massages cherry top each haircut, and brow waxing, shellac manicures, and antifrizz hair-smoothing treatments produce glamorous makeovers.
Nail technician Tina Saucedo welcomes customers to Leisure Time Day Spa for nail services such as manicures and silk nail wraps. At the spa and salon, customers also find a range of services from waxing and facial treatments to massages and haircuts.
The trio of owners behind Pamper Me Massage & Day Spa each contribute something unique to their business: Gary Lindquist is the financial backer, Daniel Lindquist is the promoter and go-to guy, and Eva Fleck is the face of the company. Their team of skilled specialists comes in three parts as well, much like a short fantasy novel adapted into an extremely long film series. Their nail tech pampers hands and feet with mani-pedis, acrylic nails, and hand-painted nail art. The aesthetician purifies pores with facials, body wraps, and sauna sessions, and tints exteriors with airbrush tanning and prune unwanted fuzz with wax. For full-on relaxation, the massage therapist plies bodies with techniques such as Swedish, deep tissue, trigger point, hot stone, and prenatal.