As far back as she can remember, Mary Shupert always loved styling hair and giving friends makeovers. As she grew, that passion evolved into a desire to help people take care of their skin. She earned her cosmetology license and opened Skin and Hair by Mary, where she still cuts and styles hair and applies make-up. The bulk of her services, however, relate to skin care. She uses peels and facials to improve the health and look of skin. She even works with tattoos, removing them or restoring and brightening them. While she goes about a treatment, she helps clients relax by playing classical music and offering them a glass of wine, a time-honored method of producing rosy cheeks.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Facials, and body waxing
Brands Used: Nylynn Cosmetics, Satin Smooth Wax, and a variety of hair products
Pedestrians navigating the historical charm of McKinney's downtown square step into Pavitra Organic Day Spa and find themselves in another type of nostalgic haven—one that honors a time when skincare was all-natural. The eco-friendly spa's name originates from the Sanskrit word meaning "pure" and is honored in the spa's use of botanically based and organic products from brands such as Juice Beauty and Farmaesthetics. Services such as the signature organic facial employ only eco-friendly supplies, and staffers enhance massages with sea salt from WoodSprite's Muscle Mender line. Experts also remove hair from face and body using an all-natural blend of beeswax and essential oils.
The spa's waiting area amplifies its relaxing ambiance with a soft, ecru-colored sofa and decorations inspired by nature, including sand, stones, tree branches, and a cross-section of rainbow preserved in a glass jar. The crew further demonstrates its commitment to caring for the world by sponsoring community events.
The tanning specialists at The Bronze Life manually mix organic, 100% vegan spray-tanning solutions to allow for unparalleled shade customization. Right off the bat, a consultation reveals your personal tanning goals before a streak-free spray tan adds a natural-looking hue to your skin. Techs can also add a slimming solution, which aims to tighten the skin. The Bronze Life's mobile airbrush system can gild clients at their homes or offices.
During the custom airbrush tan, a professional birthday-suit bronzer will spray each client to the desired level of darkness. The airbrushing applicator ensures an even tone, and the natural-looking solution keeps customers from being mistaken for celebrity sweet potatoes. Customers can also relax in one of Total Tan's many tanning beds, lounging in standard beds for up to 20 minutes or climbing into turbo beds for 15-minute stretches. Leg tanners provide gams with golden hues, and standup beds keep clients from developing dream-cloud-shaped tan lines. Total Tan's most powerful solar simulator, the Super Bed, delivers results in 12 minutes, allowing clients to get home in time for the hugging part of their favorite '90s sitcom.
The Ritz is the home of some of the most talented and innovative stylists, a licensed esthetician, and licensed massage therapist. We share a passion for our arts and a dedication to providing superior care for our clients. Our decades of combined experience promise you an unequaled experience in hair, skin, and body care.