Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
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Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Faces Skincare & Beauty Centers
Signature Service: Facials, waxing, and customizable foundations and cosmetic palettes
Brands Used: Glymed Plus, 302, Bio Elements, and Faces Cosmetics
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Minimum Age Requirement: 14
Pro Tip: We are more than a spa; we're also a skincare education center specializing in beautiful, healthy skin.
Q&A with Jean Mckoy, Owner
Sometimes the little things make all the difference. Do you bake any supplementary services into your main services?
We are passionate about skincare and the client experience. Each service comes with an in-depth skin analysis to determine the best treatments and products for our clients. Every service except chemical peels clients will receive a massage on the head, neck, shoulders, and arms, and hands. This service includes hot towels and aromatherapy.
People go to spas to forget about the outside world. How does your decor help create an atmosphere where visitors can unwind?
Although we're a clinical practice located inside of a medical facility, our environment and decor is warm and welcoming with serene lighting, music, beverage service, warm terry wraps, and more.
Do you use any products or brands you're particularly proud of? What makes them uniquely effective?
We use GlyMed Plus, a medical grade product line that treats and sustains healthy skin changes. These products are 99% active to treat aging skin, acne, and hyperpigmentation. Our products are 100% more effective than any department store or over the counter products.
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
Faces Skincare Centers offers nutritional services and clients are encouraged to meet with our onsite Naturopathic doctor because there is more to skin than the external appearance. Healthy skin begins within first. Our client experience goes beyond the treatment because being a client of faces we offer quarterly workshops to our clients in the areas of skin health, diet, and makeup application. We understand that no two faces or skin types are alike and that is why it is critical to understand the skin's nutritional needs and customize products for home care that promotes healthy cell turnover.
Lastly, we love our teens, and most teens will develop acne by age 13, which can become an embarrassing and emotional experience. At Faces Skincare Centers we work with teens and their parents to educate and design customizeable treatments and products to reduce inflammation and bacteria in the skin along with helping them to understand the root causes of acne and proper skin care hygiene.