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Susan Potter and Helen Cooney purchased
the building in 1985 from the family of
the original owners and carefully restored
it, maintaining the original wood siding
exterior and retaining the original wood
windows and French doors leading into
what had been the living room. According
to Susan, "we want to provide a setting for
our clients to feel relaxed so they get the
most benefit from the services we offer."
Susan is a licensed aesthetician, whose
philosophy and professional ethics are
apparent in her approach to her business.
Renaissance Skin Care provides a
different experience than a beauty salon
or spa. It's really about being pampered, so
that a facial is more than just mechanical
application and removal of product. Susan
emphasizes that "although products are
important, we don't want clients to feel
that they are compelled to purchase a
whole range of items. We like to work
with clients to develop progressive
improvement. Healthy skin is beautiful
skin . . . Most women are surprised at how
relaxing a facial can be. They know
they're going to get their skin cleansed,
but they have no idea that it will improve
how they feel all over. Every movement
of the hands across the face is designed
to promote relaxation and generate
well-being. The right touch lets the client
know that they are being cared for in the
best way possible."
That sense of being cared for begins with
the presentation of a gift certificate from
Renaissance,
enclosed in a
dainty hand-
made satin and
lace envelope.
It's a gift that
will pamper Mom
this Mother's
Day, or any day,
with a relaxing
and rejuvenating
experience.
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