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April 12, 2009 — Grapevine Salon and Spa provides plenty of pampering for its customers.
"Mostly we want to have guests come and relax," co-owner Colleen Kramper says. "We feel like we have a team that can give attention to details."
Kramper, 31, and Michelle Collins, 33, have owned the salon for just over a year.
"We want to make people look and feel great," Collins says.
The salon is located at the Marketplace Shopping Center on St. John. Although it's small — only 500 square feet — it offers a full roster of services.
"Haircuts, color, styling, wedding updos, highlights," Kramper says, starting her list with just a few of Grapevine's services for women, men and children.
She continued to elaborate, adding shampoos, blow dries, highlights and deep-conditioning treatments.
"The deep-conditioning treatments are good for people whose hair tends to get dried out from the sun and water," Kramper says.
Manicures and pedicures are available and can include a paraffin treatment to moisturize the hands and feet. As Kramper described it, the treatment involves dipping the hands and feet in the paraffin wax before letting it harden.
"It's a nice addition," she says.
Facials in many varieties are also available. They include a facial customized to the customer's skin type, which could be oily, dry or a combination of the two. Grapevine also offers one that takes into account sensitivities to face-care products, another that treats acne and a "botanical" facial that removes the surface cells.
"It makes the skin smoother and rids it of the appearance of fine lines," Kramper says.
Then there's the oxygen treatment that pushes pure oxygen and 87 different vitamins, minerals, enzymes and amino acids into the lower level of the skin.
"It helps produce new cells and increases the strength and suppleness of the skin," Kramper says.
The salon's staff will get wedding parties ready for the big day, either at the salon or at a vacation villa, hotel or home.
Kramper is the salon's aesthetician. She graduated from the Greenwood Academy in Seattle, Wash. Collins started out as a receptionist for the previous Grapevine owner, but moved into haircutting.
Grapevine also has two to three other hair stylists on hand most days, as well as two masseuses and a nail technician.
The salon is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Kramper recommended that people make appointments so they won't have to wait, but she says walk-ins are welcome.
For more information, call 693-9040 or visit grapevinesalon.com.
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April 12, 2009 -- Grapevine Salon and Spa provides plenty of pampering for its customers.
"Mostly we want to have guests come and relax," co-owner Colleen Kramper says. "We feel like we have a team that can give attention to details."
Kramper, 31, and Michelle Collins, 33, have owned the salon for just over a year.
"We want to make people look and feel great," Collins says.
The salon is located at the Marketplace Shopping Center on St. John. Although it's small -- only 500 square feet -- it offers a full roster of services.
"Haircuts, color, styling, wedding updos, highlights," Kramper says, starting her list with just a few of Grapevine's services for women, men and children.
She continued to elaborate, adding shampoos, blow dries, highlights and deep-conditioning treatments.
"The deep-conditioning treatments are good for people whose hair tends to get dried out from the sun and water," Kramper says.
Manicures and pedicures are available and can include a paraffin treatment to moisturize the hands and feet. As Kramper described it, the treatment involves dipping the hands and feet in the paraffin wax before letting it harden.
"It's a nice addition," she says.
Facials in many varieties are also available. They include a facial customized to the customer's skin type, which could be oily, dry or a combination of the two. Grapevine also offers one that takes into account sensitivities to face-care products, another that treats acne and a "botanical" facial that removes the surface cells.
"It makes the skin smoother and rids it of the appearance of fine lines," Kramper says.
Then there's the oxygen treatment that pushes pure oxygen and 87 different vitamins, minerals, enzymes and amino acids into the lower level of the skin.
"It helps produce new cells and increases the strength and suppleness of the skin," Kramper says.
The salon's staff will get wedding parties ready for the big day, either at the salon or at a vacation villa, hotel or home.
Kramper is the salon's aesthetician. She graduated from the Greenwood Academy in Seattle, Wash. Collins started out as a receptionist for the previous Grapevine owner, but moved into haircutting.
Grapevine also has two to three other hair stylists on hand most days, as well as two masseuses and a nail technician.
The salon is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Kramper recommended that people make appointments so they won't have to wait, but she says walk-ins are welcome.
For more information, call 693-9040 or visit grapevinesalon.com.
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