Skinsations Health & Wellness Medical Spa owner and licensed aesthetician Michelle Merrix-Gowens has assembled a team of experts to provide advanced anti-aging and wellness services. She performs organic microdermabrasions and seven types of facials with a botanical skincare line whose ingredients nourish skin and enhance the face's ability to yodel. Physicians administer wrinkle-diminishing Botox injections, a massage therapist performs hot-stone treatments or reflexology sessions, and certified thermographer and two-time breast-cancer survivor Jeanne Wilson aims to detect early signs of disease with a digital infrared thermal imaging technique.
Helmed by Dr. Michael S. Gurney, Joie de Vivre Laser & Medical Spa's staff of medically trained technicians wields FDA-approved equipment to address aesthetic issues during a variety of services. Using light-based technologies, techs work to dissolve signs of pigmentation, uneven skin tone, and tattoos of old sweethearts or shopping lists during a variety of non-invasive treatments. Other services, such as medical-grade chemical peels, facials, and permanent makeup, take place inside the spa's serene interior, marked by natural wood and cool green shades.
Licensed massage therapist Lucy Crissinger soothe muscles and minds with her specialty bodywork. Every Origin technique is tailored to the needs of the individual, whether it be flowing Swedish strokes, sports therapy, or more focused deep-tissue pressure. Lucy can also draw on her reiki master certification to decongest the body's energy channels and stimulate natural healing.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Medi-facial
Brands Used: Osmosis Pur Medical SkinCare & Akhassa Body Products
What is one of your signature services? How is it performed?
The Osmosis medi-facials are customized for each clients skin conditions. Steam, warm towels, and a rejuvenating facial massage will help increase circulation and open the pores while replenishing the skin.
The interior of a business can affect how its customers feel. What kind of decor do you use to help make your clients feel pampered and at ease?
Calm music, candles, and a heated massage table make the experience very relaxing.
What is the best reaction you’ve ever gotten from a client?
I had a client who travels the world, gets facials regularly, and replied that my facial was the best by far, and it's more relaxing then a body massage.
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
Osmosis reverses aging through formulations that partner with the skin and body to create true transformation. Most skincare lines use acids or ingredients that create a limited, temporary effect but damage the skin in the process. Osmosis uses revolutionary, natural botanicals that empower the skin.
After 12 years of business, In Carol’s Care, nationally board-certified colon hydrotherapist Carol Perkoski and her staff cleanse the body of accumulated waste with various detoxifying services. Their colon-hydrotherapy treatments rely on gravity and warm water to flush out systems, and their infrared-sauna sessions use penetrating heat to help the body sweat out stored toxins resulting from poor diets and polluted environments. Specializing in Thai Yoga massage, Carol's three qualified practitioners,use the 2,500-year-old ayurvedic body science to help stretch clients with yoga poses. To further enhance mind-body connections, she offers Reiki and energy healing.
Licensed nail professional Aisha L. McCaleb and the team at A-Spot Nail Studio give fingers and toes an elegant transformation with custom mani-pedis. Patterned white furnishings provide a sleek counterbalance to the spa’s pink walls, creating an aura of pampering and indulgence that’s mirrored by nail treatments that include hot stones and exfoliating hand and foot scrubs. Nail technicians draw from a spectrum of OPI polish colors at the conclusion of mani-pedis, resulting in nails that look so groomed they can be dunked in a punch bowl without offending other partygoers.