Little Black Book of Beauty & Wellness 2016

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We invite you

to take a peek inside Lehigh Valley Style’s second annual Little Black Book of Beauty & Wellness. We are thrilled to share some of the very best salons, studios and specialists that the Lehigh Valley has to offer. From beauty bars and medical spas to nutritionists and fitness studios, we’ve got you covered. These spots will leave you feeling beautiful inside and out. Save this book for future reference so you can take advantage of all 19 locations!

Kristen Rinaldi Managing Editor

The Little Black Book of Beauty & Wellness is a special advertising supplement to Lehigh Valley Style. Its contents are copyright © 2016 Lehigh Valley Style, a monthly publication of IDP Publications, 3245 Freemansburg Avenue, Palmer, PA 18045-7118. Nothing contained herein may be reproduced in whole or in part without the expressed written consent of the publisher. Publisher disclaims all responsibility for omissions or errors. Lehigh Valley Style and its owners are not liable for claims made by any advertisers or any inaccuracies or intentional copyright infringements. All rights reserved. The magazine welcomes, but cannot be responsible for, unsolicited manuscripts, contributions or photographs. Unsolicited materials cannot be returned unless accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Printed in the USA.

Photos by Colin Coleman

ReVive’s motto is “for the love of hair,” but they do what they do for the love of people. With an exceptionally detailed spin on customer service, ReVive offers modern and fashionable hair in a fun and relaxing atmosphere. The stylists and associates are trained in the latest men’s and women’s hair techniques. The main product line, Original Mineral (O&M), is unique to the Valley. The color line is free of ammonia and PPD and the low-chemical styling products are refreshingly easy to use. The secondary line, V76 by Vaughn, contains aromatherapy ingredients made in the USA. This effective product line is essential for a well-groomed man, and great for women, too! For fast pampering, visit the new Blow Dry Bar by ReVive Salon in Downtown Allentown, offering shampoo, blow dry and styling services “on the fly.” When it comes to taking care of life, families and work, ReVive creates a haven to be relaxed, pampered and revived!

ReVive! ...For the Love of Hair 3900 Hamilton Blvd. Allentown 484.664.2929 Blow Dry Bar by ReVive Salon 27 N. 7th St. Allentown



Eatwell Consulting 610.393.2489



Sharon A. Fraser of Eatwell Consulting supports and guides her clients to easily and naturally restore health and vibrancy to their bodies so that they can live their best possible life. Whether dealing with overweight, pre-diabetes, Type 2 diabetes or struggling to change longstanding habits, Eatwell Consulting teaches AND helps make the necessary changes to be WELL. As a Diabetic Solution Coach and Health Coach, Fraser has the training, expertise and experience to guide the dietary changes needed to achieve success. As a Master Transformation Coach professional, she is skilled in assisting her clients to change their habits and manage the emotions, self-sabotage and challenges that are needed to deal with transformation. As one human to another, she has the temperament and compassion to guide a client’s path. Visit to learn more about Fraser and her services and give her a call. She would love to chat about health goals.

Experience the difference at Couture Salon and Spa. Couture’s expert team strives to set an example in the world of beauty, from the products they use to the integrity behind their work. Couture offers vegan and natural product options, free of the harmful chemicals found in most cosmetics. The team provides a relaxing, comfortable environment where clients leave looking and feeling better, renewed with confidence and empowered for their next adventure. Couture’s stylists are highly trained in Davines Natural Hair Color and AmmoniaFree Color processes as well as cutting-edge haircutting techniques, and the spa’s aesthetician is Dermalogica Expert Trained. At Couture, they believe learning never ends and continually advance their own education in their craft and enjoy educating clients to help them make healthier choices for their hair, skin and body.

Couture Salon & Spa 310 E. 3rd St. Bethlehem 610.882.0890



Betsy P. Luo, MD, MPH

The Medical Spa at Progressive Vision Institute 5201 Hamilton Blvd. Allentown 610.530.4444


Betsy Luo, MD, MPH, one of the area’s preeminent oculoplastic surgeons, is the Medical Director of the physician-run Medical Spa at Progressive Vision Institute. Dedicated to aesthetically and functionally restoring the eyes of one’s youth, her expertise ranges from highly specialized, cosmetic and non-cosmetic eyelid and brow surgery, to noninvasive cosmetic and facial rejuvenation procedures. The Medical Spa offers a variety of procedures including: • Botox®: reduces or eliminates frown lines, forehead creases, and crow’s feet by temporarily relaxing the muscles that cause wrinkles. • Juvéderm® XC plumps out nasolabial folds (from nose to mouth) and softens marionette lines (from mouth to chin). • Juvéderm Voluma® XC adds volume to cheeks. • Pelleve: tightens and firms the skin, combats fine lines and wrinkles, and gives a more lifted, refreshed and vibrant appearance. • Skin Rejuvenation Peels treat facial dark spots, undereye circles, wrinkles, rosacea and acne.


Liven Up Health and Fitness is the leading Lehigh Valley training facility that specializes in resultsbased fitness programs and healthy lifestyle guidance, empowering the lives of all who walk through the door. They believe that their training facility has the most knowledgeable and attentive staff, cutting-edge training methods and a club that is truly clean and comfortable! Their family of members is supportive and friendly, and it would be hard to find a more qualified or highly trained fitness team around. Give Liven Up a chance and reach the goals that once seemed impossible. They have been servicing clients in this community for a number of years and are proud to be a locally-owned and -operated business. Great service, highly educated trainers and members who get results are all part of a quality-driven club!

Liven Up Health & Fitness 57 S. Commerce Way Suite 140 Bethlehem 610.625.4484





Samina Wahhab MD

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1255 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. Suite 1100 Allentown 610.770.7676




As soon as someone walks in the door at the office of Samina Wahhab, M.D., they know immediately that it is different from anywhere else. They are greeted with a smile and treated like an individual, not a number. Dr. Wahhab offers many non-surgical, anti-aging options to turn back the hands of time. Those who prefer injectables—done by a board-certified plastic surgeon—can get a liquid facelift, with many options including Botox®, Juvéderm®, Voluma®, Sculptra® and Restylane®, to name a few. Ultherapy® is another option. It is ultrasound facelifting done by the area’s leading advanced ultherapist, Shane Deppen. A number of laser and IPL treatments are available for sun damage, vessels, uneven pigmentation or hair removal. For those looking for a comfortable place to turn back the hands of time, the office of Samina Wahhab, M.D. is the place to go.

Owners Jayson Morgan and Jamie Thomas provide a salon with top-notch training, the most on-trend looks and exclusive products including Kerastase, Ouidad, Redken and Pureology. With a staff of over 25, guests have many great stylists to choose from. From classic looks to the newest techniques, j.morgan salon and home knows how to make guests look their best. They offer full hair services, including Great Lengths extensions, natural and gel nail services, facial waxing, full makeup services and Lavish Lashes eyelash extensions. Located in a historic mansion in downtown Easton, the salon is an inviting place to spend a few hours of the day. Visit j.morgan, grab a complimentary coffee or a glass of wine and prepare for a treat!

j.morgan salon and home 252 Spring Garden St. Easton 610.258.3480



Lisa S. Bunin MD

Athena Medspa & Laser Center 1611 Pond Rd. Suite 403 Allentown 610.435.5333


Creating masterpieces, one face at a time—Lisa Bunin, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon specializing in facial, eyelid and skin rejuvenation. With the talent of an artist and the training of a surgeon, she is passionate about helping people look better, feel better and see better. The first oculoplastic surgeon in the Lehigh Valley, Dr. Bunin pioneered the use of Botox®, fillers and cosmetic lasers and developed new surgical techniques. She also teaches other doctors nationally and internationally. Her commitment to quality and attention to detail, combined with her gentle, artistic touch, has attracted a world-wide patient base. Dr. Bunin’s approach is modern yet conservative, adhering to her practice motto: “Modern Techniques, Old-fashioned Care.” She and her well-trained staff provide patients with good information to help them to decide the right course of treatment. Her unique expertise with lasers, fillers and aesthetic procedures, in combination with her extensive specialty training in eyelid and facial tissues, allows her to safely and artistically provide the best aesthetic results for all of her patients. Patients return to her, even many years later, because they know they will get honest answers and old-fashioned care along with excellent results!


Find the utmost in luxury and service at Imperial Salon and Spa. All stylists are top of the line and have an eye for beauty and excellence. These combined features and many years’ experience help them accentuate clients’ inherent beauty on every level. The therapists and service providers have all mastered their craft and will have no trouble making every need and want a reality. Imperial’s mission is to help their clients be the most beautiful they can be. The staff is always furthering their education and researching trends to provide the most up-to-date styles and services. Feel like royalty at Imperial.

Imperial Salon & Spa 5802 Chestnut St. Zionsville 610.966.5000



Pure Barre Bethlehem 4773 Freemansburg Ave. Suite 102 Bethlehem Twp. 610.419.9334



Try the workout that is sweeping the nation! Pure Barre is the largest, most established barre concept in North America, and has exploded in popularity as a result of the incredibly effective technique and welcoming studio environment. Now the exciting workout has a new home in Bethlehem! Pure Barre Bethlehem’s 55-minute class offers a total-body workout that lifts the seat, tones the thighs, abs and arms and burns fat. Each muscle group is worked to fatigue and then stretched out to create a long, lean physique without bulk. Clients are raving about the speed at which they see results—they’re getting stronger, more flexible and more toned after each and every class! Pure Barre is a sustainable, healthy addiction: Join the community now!

Experience the intimate, boutique approach to total skin care, where each client is treated with the utmost care to ensure not only glowing results, but total well-being. The Anllo Center’s professional staff is extensively trained and includes certified nurse injectors, licensed RNs and licensed medical estheticians, all of whom provide the most revolutionary and effective services completely customized to each individual’s needs under the guidance of the medical director. Rediscover beautiful skin as the staff reverses the visual effects of aging by improving or eliminating acne scarring, sagging skin, dull skin, fine lines and wrinkles using procedures and products that are clinically proven and backed by extensive research. Let the experienced staff at the Anllo Center enhance that natural glow.

Anllo Center for Aesthetics LLC 1050 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. Suite 201 Allentown 610.351.6605



Forward Thinking Fitness was created as an opportunity to set new standards for the Lehigh Valley. The culture in the area is tarnished with gyms that just want members’ money, trainers that are not certified to put a client’s well-being in their hands and programming quality that is severely lacking. Most people get roped into signing up for a gym with the hope and wishful thinking that they’ll see results by the time their contract has expired in another year. Most of these people were tricked into signing up for a gym with a flashy “sale” because the sales dude told them “I can only hold this price for you today.” All of these people were wrongfully misled. This needs to change for the better. Big-box gyms do not care if members see progress. They want to lock them into a contract for a year and hope that they don’t ever use the facility. Personal training services with results attached at traditional gyms is inaccessible for most. Forward Thinking Fitness aims to fix all of these drawbacks in the industry. They want to improve the quality of living for anyone who is looking to make a change. All of their clients should have an excellent and seamless experience with all of the trainers. The trainers are qualified professionals who care about a member’s journey at their facility. The membership options are innovated to be comprehensive and help any person with any lifestyle to achieve any goal they want. Forward Thinking Fitness members inspire, motivate and encourage the entire community to push past their limits. Forward Thinking Fitness is here to help all members on their own terms. No contracts. No initiation fees. Just results. They’re here to push the pace in the fitness industry… join them!

Forward Thinking Fitness 6750 Iroquois Tr. Suite 12 Upper Macungie 610.395.9595



Silver Shears 1821 W. Allen St. Allentown 610.433.5588


Silver Shears offers all of the personal attention one would expect from a boutique salon in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. With great attention to detail and excellent customer service, Silver Shears’ expert staff is well-prepared to suit every client’s needs, from hair and skin care to nail care and massage. Skilled stylists and colorists keep up to date with the latest trends and techniques, so clients always get the look they want, whether it’s traditional or contemporary. Better still: Certified medical massage therapist Kathy Miller (of Achieve Balance 4 U) is conveniently located on the salon’s second floor. Silver Shears also offers a complete line of facial services and treatments for the hands and feet. Salon owner Anne Giglio says, “People do not always remember what you say or do, but they remember how you make them feel.” Silver Shears invites clients to visit and feel their very best.


A veteran of the health and fitness industry with over 15 years of experience, Aaron Behrens joined forces with Brandon Sauers to open GYMGUYZ® Lehigh Valley and bring the #1 in Home Personal Training franchise to the Lehigh Valley. Together with their team of coaches, Aaron and Brandon offer individualized, one-on-one workouts as well as group instruction, corporate fitness and sports performance. Workouts are convenient, customized and creative. Using the GYMGUYZ® van, coaches travel to a client’s home, office, park or setting of the client’s choice, at a time that works best for him or her. Each van is stocked with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, enabling the GYMGUYZ® coaches to provide a customized workout. No two workouts are ever the same! The first GYMGUYZ® visit is always free and includes a body assessment, fitness assessment and nutrition assessment. Individuals of all levels are welcome, regardless of experience, age or ability. Each client is reassessed every 15 weeks to ensure that they are exceeding their goals. Book a FREE assessment today—call 484.488.3400!



1604 Jennings St. Bethlehem 1.855.GYMGUYZ 484.488.3400



Lisa Gercie M.Ed., LPC, NCC 3005 Brodhead Rd. Suite 260 Bethlehem 484.634.6743



Lisa Gercie is a 1998 graduate of Lehigh University’s Counseling Psychology program and has practiced in the field for over 20 years. Lisa has studied metaphysics with world-renowned mentors and teachers extensively for the majority of her life. She is a fourth-generation gifted healer and empath, and is also clairvoyant in dream state. Over the years, she has seen her private practice shift and evolve from traditional psychotherapy into the metaphysical realms. In the last few years the majority of her clients have experienced spiritual and metaphysical healings that have granted them a peace and a “knowing” that miracles exist and that we are not alone. Many have spoken of having healings from the angels and the Divine under the hypnotic state, or even in just a relaxed state, which is easy to achieve in the warmth of her peaceful office.

Lisa is also well known in the local community and surrounding areas for connecting people to their departed loved ones under the hypnotic state. This service is unique and different from going to a “medium” because the clients get to connect with their loved ones and pets themselves. Many have seen and felt the essence of their loved ones and have even conversed with them while on Lisa’s healing table, an experience that her clients have called “Experiencing a Piece of Heaven on Earth!” Lisa is also certified in Dolores Cannon’s famous Quantum Healing Hypnosis Technique and provides Past Life Regressions. Lisa’s new book, The Hypnotic Healer & Divine Connections, is co-authored with Edie Weinstein, MSW, LSW, and is due to be released in 2017. Lisa has also been asked to expand her healing mission to reach even more people and will be traveling throughout the country providing audience healings and connections starting in the winter of 2017. Call today for a healing miracle! LEHIGHVALLEYST YLE.COM


Massage Envy Airport Road 1898 Catasauqua Rd. Allentown 610.231.3689


Massage Envy entered the massage industry in 2002 providing therapeutic massage services. In 2009, partnering with Murad for skincare products, Massage Envy launched their facial services. Today, Massage Envy is the world leader in providing massage and facial services with over 1,100 locations nationwide, including one right off of Airport Road in Allentown. Massage Envy believes the side effects of a rich, busy life aren’t something to just “deal with.” They believe massage and facial services are more than just a treat or a luxury. Massage Envy is here to help manage—not just escape— these stresses and pains of everyday living. Regular massage and skincare are a healthy part of feeling one’s best as living goes on—this is what they mean by total body care. Massage Envy Airport Road offers convenient and affordable customized massage and skincare services. They are there to help manage this wonderful thing called life!


European Wax Center was founded a decade ago on the belief that everyone deserves beautiful, gorgeous skin by not concealing who they are, but by having the courage and confidence to reveal their natural, beautiful skin. European Wax Center believes that to reveal oneself to the world is to truly be beautiful, which is why they invented the 4 Steps to Gorgeous™ process. This exclusive waxing technique cleanses the skin and rejuvenates it after. This process ensures the most comfortable experience possible. In fact, their belief is so strong that all first-time guests are treated to a complimentary wax. Don’t wait another minute! Prepare to walk in and strut out feeling fabulous at either of their two Allentown locations!

European Wax Center 1852 Airport Rd. Allentown 610.335.1124 COMING SOON: Hamilton Crossings 707 N. Krocks Rd. Allentown





Physicians Weight Control Allentown • Bristol Kennett Square King of Prussia • Media Lansdale • Pottstown Toll Free: 1.800.792.3161 Diet Program: 610.398.3500 Laser Lipo: 610.398.3500


After 28 years of practicing bariatric medicine, Dr. William J. Strowhouer has made Physicians Weight Control a household name. PWC provides pain-free Medical Weight Loss options that don’t require buying special, branded foods or contracts with endless bills. PWC’s goal is to develop oneon-one relationships to facilitate weight loss and change lives. Dr. Strowhouer believes the perfect diet is “the one you can live with” and understands there is no “one-size-fits-all” solution. Recently, he incorporated the Strawberry Laser Lipo body-contouring system to his Allentown, Media and Pottstown locations. This revolutionary system—unlike the painful (yet popular) CoolSculpting®—is non-invasive, painfree and affordable. Results can be measured immediately (CoolSculpting® takes 1–3 months). Dr. Strowhouer and his team of board-certified physicians have helped thousands of people lose a combined total of over a million pounds. PWC is currently accepting new patients for the Diet Program and Laser Lipo. Complete the online application—see weight loss results with PWC.


Trust licensed aestheticians Jami R. Derr and Katie Kelley, R.N., for skin that is noticeably youngerlooking, vibrant and more attractive. Clients are never disappointed. Members of the Society for Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists, these talented skincare professionals have been helping men and women enhance their appearances for years though a broad spectrum of services—from facial peels, BotoxŽ and lip enhancements to permanent makeup, spider vein removal, hair reduction, microneedling (with plateletrich plasma) and more. They only offer treatments, procedures and skin products whose success has been proven and documented by the medical community, so clients are certain to see noticeable results. And each treatment is performed under the supervision of board-certified plastic surgeons. Meet one-on-one with either Jami or Katie today to share concerns, get a skin evaluation and discuss an in-office and home-care program to achieve a younger-looking appearance!

Aesthetic Surgery Associates 250 Cetronia Rd. Suite 301 Allentown 610.437.2378




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