Working out of Tangerine Salon, Whitney Bakovljev's enthusiasm for cutting and styling hair is palpable. Each day she excitedly meets new clients and returning ones, helping them each discover which look is best suited to their aesthetic desires. An Aveda-trained stylist, her expertise extends to colour, texturing, curly cuts, and dry cutting, with an emphasis on styles that can be replicated on a daily basis outside the salon. Along with these specialties, Whitney is a master of scalp and shoulder aroma rituals and can play Kenny G songs with her scissors to further relax her clients.:m]]
Luly Lash’s technicians share two obsessions: beauty and cleanliness. To achieve the latter, they don surgical masks and latex-free gloves before carefully affixing extensions to each of their clients' natural lashes. Their private treatment rooms keep the outside world’s filth at bay as they use sterile tweezers to grip strands one-by-one. The results range from discreet to dramatic and speak to their mutual appreciation for beauty. With proper aftercare, the extensions should last for at least two weeks, or approximately 13 days longer than a beard of soap bubbles.
Emily Friestadt learned how to create beauty early on, due to having family in the hair and make up industry. Following in their footsteps, she earned a diploma in cosmetology from the Aveda Institute Victoria and now showcases her talents at the Tangerine Hair Salon, fashioning trendy hair styles with brilliant color. In addition to hair treatments, Emily excels at makeup applications and always paints clients' smiles right-side up.
Island Cove Tanning Ltd.’s high-pressure, standup, or regular tanning beds gild limbs with the help of products from California Tan, Swedish Beauty, and Australian Gold. Mystic Tan booths spray clients in 60 seconds with their choice of UV-free bronzes, and infrared saunas detox bodies by elevating the body’s core temperature.
The bodywork experts at Touch Temple Massage Spa learned traditional Thai massage and yoga techniques at WatPo Thai Traditional Medical School in Bangkok, Thailand. They enhance their treatments with pure oil blends spiked with teas and aromatic ingredients, as well as foot soaks steeped in salts and spices.
Registered massage therapist and wellness counselor Sheila Hobbs believes the best route to physical and mental wellbeing involves a varied, multi-disciplinary approach. An assessment interview prior to any treatment allows Sheila to gather the information needed to determine whether fascial release, trigger point, or a combination of techniques would best alleviate individual problems. Treatments are paired with Modalities own line of aromatherapy products, which includes massage oils, bath salts, and lotions. The lone woman in a house of five boys, Sheila is well versed in stress management and Pokemon playing cards.