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									30 WEEKENDER, Friday, February 20, 2009.                                                                                                                    MUSKOKA BUSINESS

  Elements Salon and Spa —

  Spa and salon fulfil lifelong dream
  by Andrew Hind                                                                                                          comfortable tone music. Only top-of-the-line
    Surrender to serenity and prepare to be pam-                                                                          hair products (particularly Redken) are used,
  pered at Elements Salon and Spa. That’s the                                                                             and a wide range of home care products are
  message Monica Dureen, owner/senior stylist of                                                                          available for sale. Dureen is a trained stylist
  this newly opened Bracebridge business wants                                                                            with years of experience.
  to convey. She believes you should enjoy your                                                                             Elements Salon and Spa specializes in wed-
  time at the salon and feel better about yourself                                                                        ding parties.
  when you leave, relaxed and refreshed.                                                                                    “Our salon is designed for the larger groups,
    “I wanted Elements to be different than the rest                                                                      with a modern and cosy feel to it,” explained
  of the salons in town, and I think I achieved it,”                                                                      Dureen. “We also offer outstanding custom-
  said Dureen. “Elements is a full-service salon                                                                          ized wedding packages that are a great value
  and spa that offers any treatment, from hair styl-                                                                      for all wedding parties. Our staff is very profes-
  ing and colouring to manicures and pedicures                                                                            sional and highly trained, and would exceed
  — you need to feel good.”                                                                                               the needs for any bride and her wedding.”
    Dureen, a self-described “local Bracebridge                                                                             It’s an exciting time for owner Monica
  girl,” is thrilled with the new business and                                                                            Dureen and she believes Elements Salon
  the reception from Bracebridge residents, but                                                                           and Spa offers ser-
  admits it’s been a long time coming.                                                                                    vices that are excit-     OPENING
    “My first job was cutting hair when I was                                                                             ing and unique to         PRICES:
  thirteen,” she recalled fondly. “I went away to                                                                         Bracebridge resi-         Colour Services
  study business marketing at Georgian College NEW SALON AND SPA. Elements Salon and Spa has opened dents.                                                          $60
  in Barrie before finishing a hairstyling program at its new location, 31 Dominion St., in downtown Bracebridge.           “The road to get        Manicure/
  at Muskoka campus, and then went to work in Owner/hairstylist Monica Dureen (front) and esthetician Nicole here from start to                     Pedicure $60
  salons. I always knew I wanted to own my own        Brown invite you to book an appointment soon.                      finish has been a
  business, though.”                                                                             Photo by Matthew Sitler long one, but the          Eyebrow
    The business she envisioned, which eventu-                                                                           reception has been         Waxing          $10
  ally became Elements Salon and Spa, offered upscale atmosphere and service but amazing,” she said with obvious pride. “I’ve had amaz-
                                                                                                                                                    Tanning         $5
  without upscale prices. Two weeks ago, her vision became reality when the doors ing support from clients, my family and friends, my staff
  to her salon opened to the public for the first time.                               and everyone in town. We’ve had countless people just         Tanning
    The spa, which is designed to cater to large groups, offers a wide range of ser- popping in to wish us well and see what we’re all about.       Package
  vices such as manicures, pedicures, facial treatments, tanning and full-body mas- They all seem really impressed.”                                12 tans for $45
  sages to restore the harmony of body and soul. With a lounge-like atmosphere,         Why wouldn’t they be? Elements Salon and Spa focus-
  chairs you can sink into, a custom-designed pedicure bench and soothing music, es on overall health and well-being in a setting designed          Men’s Cut $12
  the spa is intended to be the height of relaxation. The tanning bed is located in a for comfort and relaxation. Everyone deserves a bit of
  separate room for privacy.                                                          pampering.                                                    Pedicure
    Esthetician Nicole Brown is fully certified from a two-year program at Sheridan     Hours of operation: Monday through Friday - 9 a.m. to       & Tan           $40
  College.                                                                            7 p.m. Saturday - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    The unisex salon, meanwhile, is a seamless blend of classic and contemporary        Location: 31 Dominion St. (just off Manitoba St.)           Gel Nail Set
  luxury, with European-designed sinks and chairs, warm colours and upbeat but          Phone: 705-645-9600.                                                        $40

                       G R A N D O P E N I N G OF
                                                                                              Open for all salon, spa & tanning services
                              – S A L O N & S PA –

                                                  APRIL 3rd, 2009
                                  Refreshments available from 12 - 3 p.m.

                             • • • • • • • SPECIALS • • • • • • •
                     Pedicure & Tan – $4000                                                 Tanning Packages 12 for $4500
                   Eyebrow Waxing – $1000                                                        (can share with a friend or spouse) or single tans for $5.00

                         Men’s Cuts – $1200                                                     Hair Colour Services – $6000
                       Gel Nail Set – $4000                                                    Manicure & Pedicure – $6000

                       31 Dominion Street, Bracebridge • 645-9600
                          Open Monday to Friday – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
                                              Come in and see Monica and Nicole!

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