Joan Soltys/staff photoOpen house celebrationStudio A is celebrating the Grand Opening of its new salon in Freeland tonight, Nov. 4, from 7-10 p.m. Champagne and hors d'oeuvres will be served, and the music of Desperate Measures will entertain. Everyone is welcome.There is almost twice the space in the new quarters of Studio A salon, and owner Andrea Brown has a use for almost every inch.The salon that was located in Langley since 1991 moved last month to the new professional office complex in Freeland, as the first tenant, in fact. The salon's square footage increased from 1,200 to 2,300 square feet, and the services offered have expanded in proportion.We have a staff of 12 now, and we can use even more stylists, Brown said. There's been a lot of interest, especially in the new building. People sometimes just come in, visit and look around.Studio A's new services include body massage with aromatherapy and permanent makeup -- a soft form of tatooing, Brown explained. We offer facials, manicures and pedicures, with a manicurist who is also trained in reflexology, she said.Studio A also has both the regular tanning bed and a stand-up tanning booth that has a futuristic look.We call this room our holodeck, Brown said. Other rooms have their own decorating schemes. The massage room is like a little bedroom, she said. The pedicure room has reflexology charts on the wall and a country antique decor. There's also a comfortable corner where clients can relax with coffee while they're waiting for color to process. A full coffee bar was a new addition as well.There is artwork on the walls, and the entire salon has ambient lighting and warm amber tones. They reflect a nice color on the skin, make the skin look good, Brown said. I wanted to bring with us the color of the wood in the Langley salon.It all came together the way we wanted, she added. She credits her managers Shawn Nordin and Vickie Boyer with helping her with the move.I couldn't have done it without them, she said.Brown is still planning more expansion of services, looking to add electrolysis, body waxing and an esthetician. But the immediate need is for more stylists, she said. We're always really busy. The open hours of the salon have been set to accommodate various schedules, including those of people who work and commuters: Studio A is open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and on Wednesday and Friday from 9-8.The community is invited to visit the salon at the grand opening celebration tonight, from 7-10 p.m.We hope everyone will come, Brown said. We're very excited to be here. " "/> Joan Soltys/staff photoOpen house celebrationStudio A is celebrating the Grand Opening of its new salon in Freeland tonight, Nov. 4, from 7-10 p.m. Champagne and hors d'oeuvres will be served, and the music of Desperate Measures will entertain. Everyone is welcome.There is almost twice the space in the new quarters of Studio A salon, and owner Andrea Brown has a use for almost every inch.The salon that was located in Langley since 1991 moved last month to the new professional office complex in Freeland, as the first tenant, in fact. The salon's square footage increased from 1,200 to 2,300 square feet, and the services offered have expanded in proportion.We have a staff of 12 now, and we can use even more stylists, Brown said. There's been a lot of interest, especially in the new building. People sometimes just come in, visit and look around.Studio A's new services include body massage with aromatherapy and permanent makeup -- a soft form of tatooing, Brown explained. We offer facials, manicures and pedicures, with a manicurist who is also trained in reflexology, she said.Studio A also has both the regular tanning bed and a stand-up tanning booth that has a futuristic look.We call this room our holodeck, Brown said. Other rooms have their own decorating schemes. The massage room is like a little bedroom, she said. The pedicure room has reflexology charts on the wall and a country antique decor. There's also a comfortable corner where clients can relax with coffee while they're waiting for color to process. A full coffee bar was a new addition as well.There is artwork on the walls, and the entire salon has ambient lighting and warm amber tones. They reflect a nice color on the skin, make the skin look good, Brown said. I wanted to bring with us the color of the wood in the Langley salon.It all came together the way we wanted, she added. She credits her managers Shawn Nordin and Vickie Boyer with helping her with the move.I couldn't have done it without them, she said.Brown is still planning more expansion of services, looking to add electrolysis, body waxing and an esthetician. But the immediate need is for more stylists, she said. We're always really busy. The open hours of the salon have been set to accommodate various schedules, including those of people who work and commuters: Studio A is open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and on Wednesday and Friday from 9-8.The community is invited to visit the salon at the grand opening celebration tonight, from 7-10 p.m.We hope everyone will come, Brown said. We're very excited to be here. ""Studio A owner Andrea Brown in the spacious new quarters of the styling salon, which just relocated from Langley.br>Joan Soltys/staff photoOpen house celebrationStudio A is celebrating the Grand Opening of its new salon in Freeland tonight, Nov. 4, from 7-10 p.m. Champagne and hors d'oeuvres will be served, and the music of Desperate Measures will entertain. Everyone is welcome.There is almost twice the space in the new quarters of Studio A salon, and owner Andrea Brown has a use for almost every inch.The salon that was located in Langley since 1991 moved last month to the new professional office complex in Freeland, as the first tenant, in fact. The salon's square footage increased from 1,200 to 2,300 square feet, and the services offered have expanded in proportion.We have a staff of 12 now, and we can use even more stylists, Brown said. There's been a lot of interest, especially in the new building. People sometimes just come in, visit and look around.Studio A's new services include body massage with aromatherapy and permanent makeup -- a soft form of tatooing, Brown explained. We offer facials, manicures and pedicures, with a manicurist who is also trained in reflexology, she said.Studio A also has both the regular tanning bed and a stand-up tanning booth that has a futuristic look.We call this room our holodeck, Brown said. Other rooms have their own decorating schemes. The massage room is like a little bedroom, she said. The pedicure room has reflexology charts on the wall and a country antique decor. There's also a comfortable corner where clients can relax with coffee while they're waiting for color to process. A full coffee bar was a new addition as well.There is artwork on the walls, and the entire salon has ambient lighting and warm amber tones. They reflect a nice color on the skin, make the skin look good, Brown said. I wanted to bring with us the color of the wood in the Langley salon.It all came together the way we wanted, she added. She credits her managers Shawn Nordin and Vickie Boyer with helping her with the move.I couldn't have done it without them, she said.Brown is still planning more expansion of services, looking to add electrolysis, body waxing and an esthetician. But the immediate need is for more stylists, she said. We're always really busy. The open hours of the salon have been set to accommodate various schedules, including those of people who work and commuters: Studio A is open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and on Wednesday and Friday from 9-8.The community is invited to visit the salon at the grand opening celebration tonight, from 7-10 p.m.We hope everyone will come, Brown said. We're very excited to be here. " "/> Studio A moves to Freeland's new professional center - South Whidbey Record
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"Studio A owner Andrea Brown in the spacious new quarters of the styling salon, which just relocated from Langley.br>Joan Soltys/staff photoOpen house celebrationStudio A is celebrating the Grand Opening of its new salon in Freeland tonight, Nov. 4, from 7-10 p.m. Champagne and hors d'oeuvres will be served, and the music of Desperate Measures will entertain. Everyone is welcome.There is almost twice the space in the new quarters of Studio A salon, and owner Andrea Brown has a use for almost every inch.The salon that was located in Langley since 1991 moved last month to the new professional office complex in Freeland, as the first tenant, in fact. The salon's square footage increased from 1,200 to 2,300 square feet, and the services offered have expanded in proportion.We have a staff of 12 now, and we can use even more stylists, Brown said. There's been a lot of interest, especially in the new building. People sometimes just come in, visit and look around.Studio A's new services include body massage with aromatherapy and permanent makeup -- a soft form of tatooing, Brown explained. We offer facials, manicures and pedicures, with a manicurist who is also trained in reflexology, she said.Studio A also has both the regular tanning bed and a stand-up tanning booth that has a futuristic look.We call this room our holodeck, Brown said. Other rooms have their own decorating schemes. The massage room is like a little bedroom, she said. The pedicure room has reflexology charts on the wall and a country antique decor. There's also a comfortable corner where clients can relax with coffee while they're waiting for color to process. A full coffee bar was a new addition as well.There is artwork on the walls, and the entire salon has ambient lighting and warm amber tones. They reflect a nice color on the skin, make the skin look good, Brown said. I wanted to bring with us the color of the wood in the Langley salon.It all came together the way we wanted, she added. She credits her managers Shawn Nordin and Vickie Boyer with helping her with the move.I couldn't have done it without them, she said.Brown is still planning more expansion of services, looking to add electrolysis, body waxing and an esthetician. But the immediate need is for more stylists, she said. We're always really busy. The open hours of the salon have been set to accommodate various schedules, including those of people who work and commuters: Studio A is open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and on Wednesday and Friday from 9-8.The community is invited to visit the salon at the grand opening celebration tonight, from 7-10 p.m.We hope everyone will come, Brown said. We're very excited to be here. "

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