After stints cutting hair in London and Hawaii, Kay now shuttles between three Bay Area salons to create alluring 'dos using knowledge garnered from 25 years of strand-snipping. Her menu of hair services includes cuts for ladies and gentlemen along with tints and highlights for neglected coloring books. Clients can come to Kay for a desired look or indulge tresses in her personal specialty, sculpting long layers and festooning locks with highlights that appear to be brightened by sunrays and highly coveted Halley's Comet rays.
Christina Cronin works as Cocoon Beautiful?s manicurist and aesthetician, where she expertly attaches eyelash extensions to existing fringe. Her spa manicures include a paraffin dip, and finish with a choice of regular or gel polish. Other services includes facials and full body waxing. Marbled green walls surround clients inside a private treatment room, making them feel as if they're tucked inside a cozy cocoon.
For nearly 10 years, stylist Dunya Rox has expertly sculpted her clients' hair, whether through light trims or more intricate looks. When she's not taking a little off the top, she showcases her threading talents by removing her patrons' unwanted eyebrow hairs. Dunya is part of a quartet of top stylists at LTease Hair Studio, who collectively brighten locks with highlights and tame frizzy strands with straightening. The studio is the brainchild of Linda Turner, whose own specialties include treatments for natural hair, such as weaves and retightening dreadlocks.
Registered nurse and massage therapist Samantha Moeller created Wholistic Health, The Wellness Spa with a vision of integrating traditional Western medicine with complementary wellness therapies. Originally located at the New London Family Medical Center, whose staff has worked closely with Moeller, Wholistic Health expanded to its current South Pearl Street location in 2004. Services include massage therapy, skincare, and weight-loss classes, along with permanent cosmetics and body waxing.
With 20-plus years of professional design experience, hairstylist and nail technician Lisa Stearns combines her aesthetic passions of cutting tresses and sculpting nails. For her hair clients, Lisa demonstrates a range of techniques, crafting both sleek, new styles and long layered looks. Her continuing education has allowed fulfill her artistic vision and keep current on the latest color and cutting trends. The hairstylist and nail technician also takes time to teach her clients some tips on how to properly care for their nails at home, including wearing protective gloves when washing dishes or digging in your flower beds.
Wisconsin-born Dr. David Janssen began practicing medicine in the Fox Valley over twenty years ago. Since then, he’s dedicated more than two decades to helping his patients look and feel their best with innovative cosmetic and reconstructive surgery techniques. Together with fellow board-certified surgeon Dr. William Doubek and Dr. Marc Serret, Dr. Janssen creates custom treatment plans based on each patient’s needs and desires. In fact, patient input is an integral part of the process, whether the doctors are shrinking silhouettes with non-invasive
CoolSculpting laser liposuction, or identifying and fighting the underlying causes of
migraine headaches. They treat veins large and small with waves of
thermal energy and
localized laser beams, while
Botox and Dysport touch-ups fight sagging skin and fine lines.
Like the palace of a Venetian doge, or the garage of an eccentric billionaire, the Renaissance Center is
built in the image of a Renaissance-era Italian villa. Sporting a picturesque colonnade, peaked clay-tile rooftops, and a façade of sand-colored brick, the center greets patients with old-world charm as soon as they step out of their cars. Inside, parchment-colored walls, cozy furnishing, and potted plants sit in full view of the center’s most stunning feature: a recreation of the Sistine Chapel ceiling.