Salon Schools Group's student cosmetologists magnify outer allure under the supervision of expert instructors, perfecting their talents with a mélange of beautifying salon and spa treatments. Scissors swoop in to eliminate excessive fringe during a stylish trim ($7–$11), and a set of foil highlights helps locks achieve new hues without running through paintball crossfire ($37–$40). The invigorating kneads of a rosemary essential-oil scalp massage condition strands for luxurious silkiness ($15), and a range of facials targets epidermal maladies and infuses skin with aromatic scents ($30–$35). Free an upper lip or eyebrows of unwanted fuzz with facial waxing ($7), or coddle jack-o'-lantern stompers with a scented pedicure accompanied by a scrub and new coat of polish ($25–$35).
At Charm Salon & Boutique, Laurie Weber, a licensed massage therapist focuses on chronic pain, stress, and injury. Laurie has long been devoted to helping others heal. As an adult, she became interested in holistic therapies, earning the status of reiki master in 2008 and incorporating meditation into her own routine.
Today, Laurie offers several modalities, from hot-stone and Swedish massage to reflexology—all in an effort to pamper you and provide another chance to defend your status as top break-dancer this side of the Cuyahoga River. Many of Laurie’s clients claim her techniques not only help with physical aches, but with emotional well-being, too.
Helmed by aesthetician Asia Bradford, D'Onyx Day Spa strives to provide personalized service to every client within a relaxing atmosphere. Whether aestheticians draw a peach-scented soak or cloak shoulders in a warm herbal wrap, each nail, massage, or hair treatment performed at D’Onyx Day Spa pampers clients with an extra dose of relaxation or luxury. Massage therapist Brittany indulges patrons with Swedish, bamboo fusion, and deep-tissue massage. The day spa offers an arsenal of services from waxing, facials, and makeup services—all lit by the glow of a faux fireplace.
Massage therapists at The Calm Room customize full-body massages to address specific areas of tension in private treatment rooms featuring soft music and heated massage tables. After consulting with clients about trouble spots, overexerted sinews, and pretzel-making demonstrations gone awry, therapists set to work. Their strokes' penetrating pressure stimulates circulation, relieves chronic pains, and helps detoxify muscles to reduce the chance of future aches and injuries.
When licensed massage therapist Eric McFerin isn’t teaching massage therapy at Heritage College, he’s performing it at Massage Therapy by Eric McFerin. At his practice, he specializes in multiple modalities that range from Swedish and deep-tissue massage to trigger point therapy, neuromuscular therapy, and reiki—a Japanese form of energy healing. Also a former NCAA swimmer, Eric draws on his extensive athletic knowledge to perform sports massage and help increase performance through rock tape application.
Over the past 63 years, Thoma & Sutton Eyecare has crisscrossed Ohio and Kentucky, planting 20 eyewear outposts across the region. At each optical stronghold, teams of talented opticians examine peepers, determine prescriptions for glasses and contacts, and fit faces with thousands of stylish specs flown in from fashion capitals around the world. Clients can peruse the up-to-date displays, which feature frames from designers such as Coach, Calvin Klein, and Kenneth Cole, before trying on a pair and slipping past a parole office.
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