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Beauty and Beyond - Let's Shop - July 2014

06/30/2014 04:01PM ● Published by Style

Elements Hair Salon – Photo by Dante Fontana © Style Media Group

Customized Skin Care:Crucial Moisture, $38 at dynamic images salon and day spa

Fay Molina Linson got her start in the salon industry by folding towels. “There was never another career path I ever dreamed of taking,” she says. “I absolutely love what I do for a living! The fact that I get to spend each day making people happy about how they look and how they feel is the best job I could imagine.” And she calls on a variety of top products to provide her clients at Dynamic Images Salon and Day Spa with what they want. Crucial Moisture from Bio Elements is a best seller. “This is a day-time moisturizer for your face that works best on normal to dry skin types,” she says. “What makes this so special is that we custom blend this product at our mixing bar to be specifically tailored to you.” Stop by to see Fay at the salon Tuesday through Friday (and occasionally Saturdays!) each week. Location: 611 Placerville Drive, Placerville, 530-622-5436, dynamicimagesonline.com
//  ALSO CHECK OUT:   Marshall Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa, 4300 Golden Center Drive, Suite D, Placerville, 530-344-2000, marshallplasticsurgery.org; Aesthetics by Marina at 941 Spring Street, Placerville, 916-799-4009, lifetimemakeup.com; Asante Spa, 530 Post Street, El Dorado Hills, 916-933-8905, asanteedh.com

Hair Care for the Entire Family: pureology hydrating shampoo, $27 at elements hair salon

Gabe Harris opened Elements Hair Salon in 1984. Thirty years later, the clients and team have become family. “We love our little community and take pride in our work and our relationship with our guests,” he says. The salon carries the AVEDA hair, skin and body products as well as the Pureology line and some Kenra and Deva Curl products. “We have just about anything one would need, from makeup and skin care to hair treatments and styling aids,” he says. “We love to have any opportunity to make someone feel great about themselves.” Location: 260 Main Street, Placerville, 530-626-6430, elementsmainstreet.com
//  ALSO CHECK OUT:  The Look Salon, 415 Placerville Drive, Placerville, 530-626-3510, thelooksalonplacerville.com; Vibe Salon, 3389 Mira Loma Drive, Suite 1, Cameron Park, 530-677-8423, vibesaloncameronpark.com; and ShearFX Salon & Spa, 3975 Durock Road, Suite 105, Shingle springs, 530-677-1713, shearfxsalon.net

Eye-Popping Lashes:Grande Lash MD, $65 at the parlor by penny chabot

The Parlor by Penny Chabot opened in February 2012, and it’s quickly become an award-winning salon. Offering facials, massage therapy, event/bridal makeup, skin care and more, owner Penny Chabot and her colleague Christina can meet all your beauty needs. They also offer a variety of products from No Bump for your bikini line to Grande Lash MD, a lash serum for longer, thicker lashes. “Who wouldn’t want that?” asks Penny. Location: 429 Main Street, Suite 11, Placerville, 530-409-9977, theparlorbypenny.com
//  ALSO CHECK OUT:  LaMae Salon and Spa at 4062 Flying C Road, Cameron Park, 530-387-4101, lamaesalonspa.com

Organic Skin Care:Eminence Firm Skin Starter Kit, $59 AT  STUDIO B SALON AND SPA

Brent Moody opened Studio B Salon and Spa in the summer of 2007. “My focus was to create a salon that featured clean, organic-based products and offers hair services in a casual customer-service-oriented space,” he says. After working the salon alone for a few years, he began to build and grow the salon and team that now includes two additional hairstylists, a facial room, and an apprentice working toward a career in hair. “A strange thing happened when Studio B became Studio B Salon and Spa,” he says. “In a very short time, Éminence Organic Skin Care became the top-selling product line we carry!” The product line, which is made in small batches in Hungary, created a buzz and hasn’t slowed down since. To pick the best product in the line is difficult, but the Firm Skin Starter Kit, which includes a six-week supply of everything you need to experience the product and see results, amazes Brent. “It includes an Açaí Cleanser, which contains anti-oxidant rich açaí berry to cleanse and refine dull skin; an Açaí Masque to feed your skin with phytonutrients and vitamins; an Açaí Booster-Serum, which offers a hydrating boost to your anti-aging skin care routine and last, Firm Skin Açaí Moisturizer, which contains rich shea butter and skin-plumping hyaluronic acid.” Get ready to glow! Location: 470 Main Street, Placerville, 530-295-8108, studioborganicsalon.com
//  ALSO CHECK OUT:   Body, Mind, Spirit and Soul, 1234 Broadway, Suite b, Placerville, 530-626-1363, dayspaplusmore.com; and Harmony Skin and Body Wellness, 3330 Cameron Park Drive, Suite 250-530-626-1363, harmonyskinandbody.com

Prestige House of Beauté – Photo by Dante Fontana © Style Media Group

One-Stop Beauty Shop:Prestige House of Beauté – Photo by Dante Fontana © Style Media Group

Owners Cierra and Charles Neeley opened Prestige House of Beauté in January 2013. Cierra is a hairstylist with a passion for hair and beauty. “I wanted to bring a luxurious salon experience to Downtown Placerville,” she says. Cierra formally trained at Vidal Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica and specializes in bridal hair styling, professional make-up, and extensions. ”I help clients achieve the look they have always wanted whether it is for their everyday lifestyle or for their wedding day,” says Cierra. At this Davines-exlusive salon (high-end, eco-friendly beauty line, pictured below), it doesn’t stop with hair and make-up—you can’t leave without experiencing the pedicure bar! Find inner peace (and smooth feet) as you sit in big comfy chairs elevated above pedicure bowls with your choice of a seasonal herbal spa menu. Inhale subtle scents of rose, orange and coffee, to name a few. Location: 437 Main Street, Placerville, 530-303-3544, prestigehouseofbeaute.com
//  ALSO CHECK OUT: Bella Capelli Salon, 580 Main Street, Placerville, 530-344-0320, placervillesalon.com; Waterfall Salon & Day Spa, 2716 Coloma Street, Placerville, 530-626-1571, waterfallsalon.com; and Moxie, 2533 Merrychase Drive, Suite 600, Cameron Park, 530-676-8208

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