Elvira McCloskey hails from the Dominican Republic, where she first started out in the beauty industry. Today she works inside Salon 7 Elm, having racked up 20 years of experience in the interim. The licensed aesthetician and expert makeup artist makes it her mission to rescue faces from acne, scars, sun damage, wrinkles, and monster impressions that got stuck that way. She comes to their aid with treatments such as facials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion treatments, and makeup applications. Clients await their rejuvenation in a lobby that evokes a cozy woodland haven on a stormy day, with wooden floors and round brown armchairs backed by a sprawling mural of a tree just beginning to bud.
Deep-cushioned beds, heated blankets, and a roaring fireplace telegraph the DayDreams Day Spa staff's intention to fully relax clients. They beckon guests to unwind during facials, massages, and body wraps by filling the air with custom blends of aromatherapy oils and by supplementing facials with hand treatments delivered with heated mitts. Certified to wield professional products, the team relies on PCA Skin products for correcting fine lines, acne, and dark spots, and they beautify faces with Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics.
At The Sanctuary Spa, visitors escape the hustle and bustle of the outside world with relaxing and beautifying services performed by a veteran cast of aestheticians, makeup artists, and massage therapists. Facials thoroughly cleanse and calm epidermal expanses, and microdermabrasion treatments and peels exfoliate away dead skin cells, wrinkles, and forgotten notes to self. The staff’s beauty-boosting repertoire also includes eyelash and eyebrow tinting, eyelash extensions, airbrush tanning services, waxing, and vajazzling. For a tranquil way to celebrate special events, such as upcoming nuptials, clients can also schedule private parties at The Sanctuary Spa.
Celebrating more than 25 years in the beauty profession––and more than 14 at the helm of Aurora Salon & Spa––Kellie Sullivan Hajjar leads a team of beauty professionals as they update looks with a full menu of salon and spa services. Stylists detach dead ends with trendy cuts or add length with 100% human-hair extensions that use a glue-free system to prevent hair from being damaged or eaten by ravenous kindergarteners. The spa’s skin pros combat acne, aging, and sun damage through custom facials, microdermabrasion, and rejuvenating peels packed with lactic and salicylic acids, and also provide select med-spa services including Botox and permanent makeup.
At Catchin' Rayz, customers can bronze their bods without actual rays. Both locations house more than five different kinds of tanning beds, including standup and lay-down models from brands such as Sun Capsule, Sun Ergoline, and Sundazzler. Mystic Tan machines coat bodies in a mist of tanning spray, leaving them with an even, golden hue without subjecting the skin to harsh UV rays. Catchin' Rayz also stocks its shelves with products such as tanning lotions, moisturizers, accelerators, bronzers, and skincare serums.
Skin Perfect by Dianna's clinically trained staff resurfaces epidermises with facial treatments that specifically target the ill effects of aging and acne. The clinical aesthetician welcomes both men and women into her elegant red-accented, Bombay-decorated room, where they slather skin with GlyMed professional products—packed with certified botanicals and advanced medical ingredients—to lessen hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, and blemishes. They enhance collagen and elastin production with simple facial massages, and coax thickness out of thinning hair with circulation-boosting scalp massages. Brides and bridesmaids can also stop by the space for expert makeup applications and tips for keeping the groom from eating the cake all by himself.