Salon & Spa Directory

Beauty may only be skin deep, but looking and feeling your best is an essential part of a positive self-image. Whether it’s through a haircut, massage or manicure, taking time to pamper yourself improves your state of mind and overall well-being.
Below you will find some of the best beauty-industry experts in the Southwest Orlando area who offer a full range of relaxing hair, skin, massage and nail services.

Beauty Industry Experts


Acqua Day Spa

Lucy Rocabado Baez, LMT, Owner
7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 48, Orlando • 407-447-5276

Lucy Rocabado Baez has been a licensed massage therapist and aesthetician since 1998. After six years of working in some of the area’s top resort spas, including at Ritz Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes and the Canyon Ranch Spa, and with the goal of connecting more with her clients and giving them a more personal experience, she decided to open Acqua Day Spa in 2003. Since then, Lucy has helped her clients achieve their desired goals.


Acqua Day Spa

Diane Walter, Co-Owner
7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 48, Orlando • 407-447-5276

Diane Walter, co-owner of Acqua Day Spa, has more than 22 years of experience in the skin-care and spa industry. She previously was a sales representative with Sesha Skin Therapy for nine years and traveled the world working there. Having been licensed in Florida, South Carolina and California, she continuously strives to find the best in skin care and treatments for her clients. Certified in medical aesthetics, epidermal leveling, microdermabrasion, and PCA and CosMedix peels, Diane’s expertise in anti-aging and preventative aging is what gives her clients the results they are seeking. Her true passion is making her clients not only look beautiful, but feel beautiful, too.


Chocolate Salon & Spa

Yvette Hernandez
7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 156, Orlando • 407-354-0651

Yvette Hernandez has had a passion for the hair-and-beauty industry most of her adult life. In that time, she has mastered a wide range of hair techniques, including long hair, cutting, updos and makeup for special occasions. However, Yvette’s specialty and passion is color. She places a high value on listening to her clients, understanding their needs and respecting their hair. She also strives for unlimited creativity.


Chocolate Salon & Spa

Shari Moinzadeh
7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 156, Orlando • 407-354-0651

Shari Moinzadeh wants to thank you in advance for considering her for the opportunity to serve you and your family’s hair-care needs. Cutting hair is only part of Shari’s job. Cutting your hair the way you want it is everything. She is committed to first listening, then cutting. Along with cutting, styling and product knowledge, Shari’s clients have the added value of coloring the hair to complement the haircut. She looks forward to providing you with the best hair service you will ever experience!


Chocolate Salon & Spa

Be Nguyen, Owner
7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 156, Orlando • 407-354-0651

Be Nguyen has been working as a nail technician for many years and has had extensive experience at top spas throughout the area. Now an owner, “Miss Be” honors her skills through keen observation and decades of practice. Her manicure and pedicure services are exceptional, and she is extremely thorough in maintaining a sanitary environment. In addition, Be is a splendid listener for relaxing, time-out manicures and soothing pedicures in comfy spa chairs, taking you away from your busy day!


Chocolate Salon & Spa

Mimi Otero, Manager
7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 156, Orlando • 407-354-0651

Mimi Otero was born in Vietnam but has traversed the globe. She has lived in Paris and New York City but has called Orlando home for more than 25 years. Mimi has more than 25 years of experience in the hair industry and is an expert hairstylist whose skills represent a harmonious fusion of Asian and European flair.


Chocolate Salon & Spa

Gustavo Solorzano
7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 156, Orlando • 407-354-0651

Gustavo Solorzano is a master hairstylist and colorist for women and men, and he boasts 25 years of experience. His goal is to create styles that exceed his clients’ expectations. Gustavo specializes in keratin and different hair extensions, and can also provide updos for special occasions. He is also a makeup artist.


Chocolate Salon & Spa

Nancy Sostre
7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 156, Orlando • 407-354-0651

Nancy Sostre specializes in men’s haircuts. She has a passion for clean lines and an edgy flair. All of her clients receive undivided attention, and she goes above and beyond all details to achieve the envisioned look. Nancy offers each of her clients a unique treatment, personalized to suit their hair needs. Licensed in both barbering and cosmetology, her services include straight razor shaves around the edges, facial hair trimming and shaping, haircuts, skin services, and overall grooming.


Gentle Touch Medical Aesthetics & Wellness Spa

Lorriel Blaise, FNP-C, Owner
2723 Maguire Road, Ocoee • 407-877-7003

Lorriel Blaise, FNP-C, is a board-certified nurse practitioner and the owner of Gentle Touch Medical Aesthetics & Wellness Spa. She is a member of the Central Florida Advanced Nurse Practitioner Council and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, now the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Lorriel is certified in aesthetic laser procedures and is an advanced injector of Botox Cosmetic and dermal fillers. She is known for her gentle touch and delicate treatment techniques that produce visible results, as well as her genuine spirit of caring that makes clients feel welcome, special and appreciated. Lorriel is passionate about helping her clients look beautiful and feel vibrant, unleashing their full potential.


Gentle Touch Medical Aesthetics & Wellness Spa

Olga Heylek
2723 Maguire Road, Ocoee • 407-877-7003

Olga Heylek is a clinical specialist at Gentle Touch Medical Aesthetics & Wellness Spa. She is fluent in Spanish and certified in VelaShape II cellulite reduction and circumferential reduction, and she takes pride in helping her clients achieve a smoother, sexier figure. Olga is passionate about making sure clients always feel relaxed and confident in the hands of the spa’s beauty experts, special with personalized service, and vibrant with visible results.


Gentle Touch Medical Aesthetics & Wellness Spa

Hope Huang
2723 Maguire Road, Ocoee • 407-877-7003

Hope Huang is a paramedical aesthetician at Gentle Touch Medical Aesthetics & Wellness Spa. She specializes in medical-grade and relaxing facials, chemical peels, waxing and makeup services. With her attention to detail and gentle touch, Hope has earned an impeccable reputation for delivering superior value to her clients. She is committed to educating her clients about the ever-changing array of skin-care products in order to help them achieve and maintain youthful-looking and clear skin.


The Meisenheimer Day Spa

Susan Meyer, CA
7300 Sandlake Commons Blvd., Suite 115, Orlando • 407-351-8885

Susan Meyer, CA, is the spa manager and medical aesthetician for The Meisenheimer Day Spa. She specializes in giving customized treatments to address diverse skin-care needs. Susan takes factors such as lifestyle, health and nutritional habits into account when deciding on skin treatment plans. Makeup, diet and skin-care products are discussed in her one-on-one consultations. By administering her protocol and light-treatment therapy, Susan has achieved outstanding results for acne clients. Her day spa is the only location in Central Florida that offers this outstanding protocol. Susan also offers anti-aging services for skin rejuvenation and works with problem skin conditions for clients of all ages.


Relâche Spa at Gaylord Palms Resort

Kris Hiskey, Spa Manager
6000 W. Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee • 407-586-4772

Kris Hiskey is the spa manager at the Four Star award-winning Relâche Spa. Her background of 14 years as a massage therapist led her to the resort, where she has worked for nine years. Relâche offers signature massages, exclusive treatments, a rejuvenating bamboo massage, and a skin-reviving Intraceuticals Oxygen Facial. Being a busy mom of three, Kris understands the importance of taking time for yourself.

Salons & Spas


Massage Envy

8081 Turkey Lake Road, Suite 100, Orlando • 407-354-3689

Massage Envy Dr. Phillips, located in the Phillips Crossing Shopping Center, is open 90 hours a week and staffed by more than 45 licensed therapists. Massage Envy provides the same quality massage treatments found in other facilities, but at a much lower cost, giving customers more value for their money. Each massage is customized to meet clients’ needs, whether it is a deep-tissue, Swedish, reflexology or sports massage. Other therapeutic enhancements include aromatherapy, deep muscle therapy, hot-stone massage and its newest service — a sugar foot scrub. Massage Envy has opened more than 845 clinics since its inception in 2002. Its introductory rate is $49 for an hour session, with memberships at $59 per month. Massage Envy offers gift certificates and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m.-8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.


Pigtails & Crewcuts

7536 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 300, Orlando • 407-351-1017

Pigtails & Crewcuts opened its doors in Orlando in August 2013. Its staff serves young clients with haircuts, braids, updos and even birthday parties. The salon specializes in letting kids be kids, while also getting a great haircut. By giving kids a fun, playroom-like experience and a good haircut, children learn that a visit to the salon is something to look forward to — and so do their parents. Located in The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips, Pigtails & Crewcuts has a vibrant playroom brimming with toys, blocks, wooden trains and even video games for the bigger kids. Each haircutting station has a chair shaped like an airplane, train or fire engine, as well as chairs for older siblings. A TV above each station plays family-friendly movies throughout the day. Pigtails & Crewcuts even has a party room reserved for birthday parties, dress-up parties, crafts and other themed celebrations. In addition, each salon offers a fully stocked retail section, with private-label hair products, a vegan line of products, handmade hair accessories and more.


Pure Salt Room

2723 Maguire Road, Ocoee • 407-877-7003

Pure Salt Room is located inside the award-winning Gentle Touch Medical Aesthetics & Wellness Spa at the intersection of Maguire and Roberson roads. It features illuminated walls made of Himalayan salt bricks, salt lamps, zero-gravity Perfect Chairs, and soothing music. Pure Salt Room created a modern, relaxing Himalayan salt room that is paired with a halotherapy (salt room) device. Benefits of dry-salt therapy include revitalized skin (goodbye acne, eczema and psoriasis), easier breathing (no more snoring or allergies), improved sports performance and overall enhanced well-being. Salt therapy even helps with jet lag, workout recovery, stress and aging. During treatments at Pure Salt Room, a halogenerator grinds pure salt into a fine powder, which is dispersed as a dry-salt aerosol. This creates a bacteria- and allergen-free environment, and the dry-salt aerosol cleanses airways, lungs and skin. Each session is 45 minutes and can be purchased individually or as part of a package. Monthly memberships are also available and include up to six sessions per week, priority scheduling, one free guest pass each month, and massage and facial discounts.

Windermere Spa & Salon

120 E. 5th Ave., Windermere • 407-876-0575

Windermere Spa & Salon offers a personalized, relaxing setting in downtown Windermere and features an infrared sauna, Zoom teeth whitening, an ionic foot detox bath, massages, facials, VX-Power vibration machine, Botanical spray tanning, and hair services — all under one roof. Its aestheticians provide medical-grade peels and facials using Image Skin Care, and massage therapists help to soothe aching muscles. The spa also carries pure essential oils and offers educational classes so clients can learn how to replace their medications naturally. In addition, for anyone wanting a hair makeover, Roxanne, who has 20 years of experience, is an expert in helping her clients find a look that is complementary to them.

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