Jeannie Chavier uses her 10 years of experience to pamper profiles with soothing facials in the nurturing, eco-conscious environment of Perle Holistic Skincare, Salem's only certified Dr.Hauschka treatment center. Dr.Hauschka facials infuse façades with an exclusive line of organic, plant- and flower-based products. Epidermises receive lymphatic stimulation through a soft-brush massage, which promotes the cleansing of pores and strengthening of rhythmic systems and connective tissues. Rid faces of oil, grime, and evidence from pie-eating contests with an accompanying facial steam, deep cleansing, and soothing eye treatment. As weary dogs delve into a relaxing sage footbath, coddle upper bodies with a stress-relieving massage permeated with aromatic, organic oils. The salubrious service also includes warm, soothing compresses and two mug-indulging masks. Jeannie reinvigorates worn-out dermises by appointment only.
Lips, eyes, eyebrows, and skin—those are the living canvases on which Lisa Wilson practices her aesthetic arts. As a permanent makeup artist, Lisa draws on more than 25 years in the beauty industry to transform such features with permanent makeup, facials, and waxing. In addition to wielding cosmetics and wax, she clips manes into trendy cuts or classic styles that are innocuous enough for time traveling. Whether she’s tinting lashes or shading lips to rosy hues, she approaches each appointment with a positivity and sensitivity that helps her clients leave looking and feeling their best.
Shiatsu is a Japanese term that means simply “finger pressure”, which is exactly how this massage modality releases tension from muscular tissue. Licensed massage therapist Robert Ellestad opened his practice to bring the relaxing, therapeutic qualities of Shiatsu massage to bodies of all shapes and sizes. In addition to this pressure-point-focused style, he soothes bodies with the gentle series of Swedish massage strokes. His Thai massage sessions incorporate a series of facilitated yoga-like stretches that work out stiff muscles and joints while the client lies on a mat or hovers slightly on a flying carpet.
The aestheticians at Serenity Salon welcome clients into a salon whose eggshell-blue walls surround peach-colored manicure stations and sumptuously cushioned pedicure chairs separated by swoops of blue and white chiffon. Nail artists enhance fingertips with bright polish and refresh weary soles with footbaths before layering toenails with a sweet pink or the blushing red of a fire engine caught practicing its dance moves on the station's pole. While banishing fuzz from bikini areas or upper lips, waxing technicians maintain a friendly rapport with clients.
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.
Curly-hair specialist Michelle Newkirk and her cohort, Pat Kesler, joined forces to open Hair Designers, pooling more than 50 years of collective experience to cut, color, and straighten hair on men, women, and children. Surrounded by a brick fireplace, large windows, and plenty of sunlight, they warmly welcome guests who sink into the salon's black leather seats. Equipped with Deva Curl products to add bounce to curls and certified in the Japanese hair straightening system to smooth unruly locks, Michelle, Pat, and their team will work to achieve any hair-based request.