FLINT TOWNSHIP, MI — A brand new magnificence salon and spa lately opened within the Flint space with a spread of companies and the expertise to care for various hair textures.
The LaTresha Rená Salon and Spa, 1032 S. Linden Street, Suite B, in Flint Township celebrated a grand opening in late November.
It took a protracted journey to have the ability to have the celebration due to challenges tied to the COVID-19 pandemic that mandated sure companies to shut and the strict tips that adopted after.
Salon and spa proprietor LaTresha Reed instructed MLive-The Flint Journal that the enterprise presents a full line of care between hair, pores and skin and nails.
“I wished it to be a just about one-stop store in order that no matter individual wanted they wouldn’t should go to a number of areas to have the ability to be serviced in that method,” Reed stated.
Clients with various hair varieties can get hair care companies corresponding to hair extensions together with tape-ins, micro hyperlinks, micro beads, sew-ins, braid much less sew-ins, wigs and customizations.
“From the kinkiest of the curls from straight as it may be, we will do all the pieces in between,” stated Reed of the vary of expertise in styling totally different hair textures.
Nail companies embody manicures, pedicures, paraffin wax, gel nails in its place to acrylics and acrylic nails.
The skincare choices vary from customizable facials, microblading, eyebrow tinting, waxing, lash and forehead lamination and Cryoskin.
Cryoskin is a service that makes use of know-how to scale back fats cells and tone and tighten pores and skin on the face and physique.
Providers vary in worth from a $10 paraffin wax remedy to the physique contouring service at $2,750.
Reed has embellished the house to carry emotions of pleasure and leisure with inspirational messages, in addition to black, white and gold accents and greenery.
“The client ought to all the time really feel prefer it’s Disney World each time they arrive in and so they’re a star,” Reed stated. “Not solely is it a calming ambiance, nevertheless it brings lots of pleasure.”
The enterprise takes purchasers by appointments solely.
“It does have a really luxurious really feel and oftentimes I’ll hear from the clientele that it doesn’t appear like it needs to be right here,” Reed stated. “It appears prefer it needs to be in New York or Chicago someplace. They’re capable of are available and have that sense of spa-cation after they stroll by the door.”
Reed, a licensed cosmetologist, signed the lease for the house of her enterprise in February 2020 close to the beginning of the pandemic, which impacted the progress of tasks throughout the house in addition to the timeline to open.
The businesswoman took issues into her personal arms as she discovered how you can lay flooring, construct her personal desk and paint amongst a number of different duties.
Some household, together with her father, helped out too.
“I simply didn’t need that by the point issues had been capable of open again up that I might be beginning the method over once more with bids, as a result of their costs might need modified or anything,” Reed stated. “So I needed to be that individual. I needed to do all of it.”
Regardless of the obstacles Reed confronted within the technique of reaching her purpose, she overcame them and formally opened in October 2020.
Nevertheless, plans for a grand opening had been initially put to the facet as a result of Reed thought the momentum of latest enterprise simply wasn’t there anymore.
However her ideas modified.
“All the things about this pandemic has not been something that’s regular, so why wouldn’t I nonetheless have my grand opening,” Reed defined. “I put all this work into this constructing in addition to constructing a buyer expertise and the workers too as nicely. So I used to be just like the enterprise deserves it.”
Inside her enterprise, Reed has a mission to not solely serve her purchasers, but in addition fill a spot throughout the magnificence business because it pertains to magnificence professionals
“Each different institution is extra profession oriented versus in terms of the wonder business it’s similar to you’re a hairstylist, an esthetician, nevertheless it’s as a result of nobody ever took the time to care about our friends to say let me construct one thing for us, let me construct this right into a profession,” Reed stated. “Let it’s that they are often on wage, let it’s that they will have a 401K, that they will have a retirement plan, that there’s all these various things.”
Reed plans to bridge the hole of alternatives which can be historically supplied in different industries.
“What occurs if there was an organization that took the time to carry them as much as different industries that we will elevate that morale that may then improve the client expertise, which then would improve the morale in terms of the typical magnificence skilled, which then would improve their service and all the pieces would affect one another, in the end impacting the economic system for a person, a metropolis and the wonder business on the whole,” Reed requested.
The hours of operation for the enterprise are 10 a.m. to six p.m. Monday by Friday and 9:30 a.m. to three p.m. on Saturday.
To study extra concerning the enterprise or to schedule an appointment for a service, go to here.
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