Dominic Doughery is serious about what he does. Behind the styling chairs at Bellavia Salon, the artist calls upon decades of experience, paired with up-to-the-minute trend consciousness, to leave his clients feeling beautiful and true to themselves. Both Dominic trained extensively, starting his career as soon as he pulled his shears from the fated cosmetology stone, and rigorously updates his skill sets. His career and training history includes time spent at Roffler, Shearpower, Paul Mitchell, and Hair Surgeons.
It isn't every day that a licensed massage therapist gets to work during a rock concert. Jasmine McKenzie had just that opportunity when she gave much-needed kneads to performing artists and crew members at the Rock on the Range music festival. She's also accustomed to the refined ambiance at the Scioto Country Club, where she previously practiced techniques ranging from deep-tissue and hot-stone massage to neuromuscular therapy and pregnancy massage.
Between her experience and education?a bachelor's degree in health and wellness and training at the Cleveland Institute of Medical Massage?Jasmine's talents have brought her many unique client experiences. Now at her own practice, she continues to wield her massage talents against ailments such as back pain and injuries caused by athletic exertion or fist bumps that have gone horribly wrong.
For more than 28 years, stylist Luann Albert has helped clients—including three former Ohio State Buckeyes quarterbacks—get ready for getting seen. Her crack-team of 12 stylists and cosmetologists operate out of a homey studio, full of throw rugs, curio cabinets, and hardwood floors with absolutely no telltale hearts beneath them. Luann cuts and styles hair, but also levels up manes with keratin smoothing sessions and permanent-wave treatments.
Within private and semiprivate rooms, staffers rejuvenate the non-scalp parts of clients with four facials that use Bioelements products, five nail services, and a range of massages, such as the deep-tissue, hot-stone, or less-practiced heavy-boulder massage developed at the Wile E. Coyote School of Beauty.:m]]
Looking like the beauty parlor on the USS Enterprise starship, RenaSkin Wellness Day Spa located inside of Studio Elements, employs a staff of skilled hairstylists, massage therapists, certified aestheticians, and one android struggling to understand emotions like “fierce.” These professionals magnify clients’ natural beauty with an array of services performed amidst sleek chrome fixtures, modish pastel-toned furniture, and evocative art painted directly on the walls. The ambiance of futuristic serenity elegantly reflects Studio Elements' philosophy of achieving beauty through the latest technology.
The expert eyes of Hair Instinct's experienced stylists size up cranial auras, assess the skin's deepest desires, and plot out prettifying plans with practiced ease. One-up chameleons with a color and cut ($80+) or layer in a spectrum-spanning shimmer with a full set of highlights ($74+). Faces in need of pampering and primping can banish roughness and revitalize tone with a facial ($65+), employing skincare products by A Natural Difference, and customers waging all-out war against the passage of time can apply the Groupon to Botox services ($300–$350 for 21–25 units; approximately $14 per unit). Botox and other medispa services, such as lip augmentation, are performed by VDL-certified John D. Ryan III, DDS. Call for more information and to make an appointment, as reservations are necessary.
Tracey and Helyn, nail technicians at Mandarin Salon & Day Spa, utilize their over 50 years of collective experience to pamper patrons' hands and feet with an array of nail services. Aromatherapy soaks, exfoliating treatments, towel wraps, and massages come with their spa mani-pedis, and the two are happy to add softening paraffin treatments to manicures and soothing hot rocks to pedicures. After clients indulge in these relaxing treatments, they choose colorful lacquers from an inventory that includes long-lasting OPI Gelcolor and Axxium gel polish. The duo also applies acrylics to natural nails that are damaged, short, or just shy, sculpting them with pink and white powders for a natural looking extension of your own nails that can be polished with a choice of colors or left natural.