Though they tap into nearly 20 combined years of experience, aesthetician Ashley Lybarger and reflexologist Lonnie Fletcher are students of their own crafts. Ashley stays abreast of beauty trends and products while expanding her menu of gel manicures and pedicures and deep-cleansing facials. Lonnie testifies to the effectiveness of reflexology by receiving it regularly. Through a relaxing pressure-point massage, he attempts to harmonize the body by manipulating the nerve endings in the hands and feet that correspond to various areas.
You could say Danielle Mendoza was born to run a salon. Not only does she deftly cut and color to give her clients fresh looks, but her caring nature for others brings people back to her chair again and again. After spending almost a decade in the beauty industry in various positions, she opened Dani K Salon, where her team's services get a chance to shine. To create their unique styles, they wield renowned products by Brazilian Blowout, Aloxxi, and Bosley. Danielle also continually educates her staff on the latest salon trends and techniques, from ombre hair color to the newest rage of cutting hair upside down so all the blood rushes to the split ends.
Over the course of her career, Venus Eyelash Extensions owner Amanda Salas has revamped lashes of every length, thickness, and texture. She uses her ample know-how to give her clients a look that's bold, yet natural in appearance. Using a semipermanent glue that won't irritate the skin or impede flirtatious winking, she attaches extensions one by one, beautifying clients with either synthetic, mink, or color-enhanced varieties.
When it comes to their clients, Feel Better 101’s licensed massage therapists believe in more than just a quick fix. That's why they offer in-depth consultations to determine the root causes of long-held tension. They can then customize therapy sessions with an array of massage techniques, from long, flowing Swedish strokes to deep-tissue pressure and soothing hot-stone therapy.
Before performing knead one, the licensed massage therapists at Massage Essentials ask each client about their individual needs, assess their health background, and educate them on the benefits of various bodywork procedures. Once they’ve gotten to know each guest, they’ll get to work soothing away aches and cultivating overall wellness with one of their relaxing treatments, which can include everything from Swedish massage and therapeutic sports massage to reflexology and injury-specific bodywork. For a comprehensive taste of pampering, clients can indulge in the signature massage—a multi-modality treatment that incorporates hot towels and aromatherapy into one 75-minute experience.
Terri Oviedo grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she cultivated a passion for holistic healing—a pastime that helped her get through cancer and helps her manage her diabetes. Massage aided her recovery, and so upon moving to Colorado she studied sports and deep-tissue massage at the Denver School of Massage Therapy. Now as a licensed massage therapist, Terri wields more than 10 modalities in her tool belt, such as hydrotherapy and shiatsu. She offers Brazilian toe massage, which soothes six meridians that connect organs like the invisible strings that still connect us to our mothers. Terri also helps veterans find relaxation and peace by offering her services to them at a reduced rate.