Terry’s enthusiasm for aesthetics started in college where he spent time one summer observing professional makeup on a film being made near his school. Shortly thereafter, he worked for the makeup artist and honed skills that would later be a complement to his training in the field of skin care. With seven years prior salon experience Terry founded our business in May of 1984 with the assistance of his partner Doug Sheward serving an enviable long-established clientele. Although not adding new clients, Terry is involved with the daily operations of our business and testing skin care products and procedures.
Co-founder of Terry Binns Spa, Doug works as our business manager. He also assists at the front desk of the spa on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Other days, Doug can be found at our distribution and mail order center for salon professionals. He enjoys working with inventory control of products and salon equipment as well as some of the website work. Doug’s favorite products include Babor’s Hy-Oil Cleanser, Dr. Belter’s Bio-Classica Cream Cleanser, Skin Medica’s TNS, and Dr. Belter’s Eye Contour Gel. He is also responsible for many of the finishing touches around the spa and helping to maintain a visually interesting environment.
Each member of the Terry Binns Spa team is qualified, friendly and knowledgeable. Get to know a little bit more about their backgrounds here.
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Blanca has been involved in cosmetology for nearly 30 years. Starting out as a nail technician, she later received her full cosmetology license and now specializes in hair color. Blanca enjoys many of the spa services, however her favorite remains body massage. Blanca’s favorite skin care product is Skin Medica’s TNS. Smooth Infusion Nourishing Crème by Aveda tops her list of favorite hair care products with it’s superior characteristic of controlling frizzy hair. Her knowledge of the vast range of hair care products and comparative color lines is truly valuable and helpful. Blanca creates realistic, outstanding highlights! Her typical business days include Monday thru Friday.
Lynn is one of senior staff member, joining the spa in 1998. Lynn’s specialties include natural nail manicures and pedicures, as well as applying Gelish products used for extra long-lasting results. Lynn is well-known for working to achieve the softest possible feet and enjoys performing our specialty Herbal Bliss pedicure. The Herbal Bliss Pedicure includes a step up to the Gehwol Med line of pedicure products as well as a wrap and massage. Lynn’s favorite nail care product is Dr. Eckstein’s Lecithin nail care oil as it helps to keep cuticles soft and smooth.
Since 2002, Alicia has served as salon coordinator. To the complexity of standing appointments and inventory control, Alicia manages to bring calm and organization. Alicia has a stunning sense of style which she brings to product displays. Clients consistently enjoy booking appointments and receiving reminder calls from Alicia. Alicia recommends ‘layering’ products starting with a serum, with a personal preference for Cellex’s Hydra B and Dr. Belter’s ampoules. She also shows a preference for Dr. Belter’s Hydra Dayshield as a light moisturizer with sun protectant.
Cristina joined Terry Binns Spa in 2007. Her enthusiasm for massage and especially a ninety minute version never wavers. During a more lengthy massage, the client has both a full body massage as well as a thirty minute focused massage on a specific area such as back or legs. Cristina enjoys the jane iredale products and has learned the techniques for application, as well as sampling the range of makeup items in jane’s mineral cosmetic line. Cristina books massage appointments Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Clients appreciate the option of a Sunday afternoon massage with Cristina.
Lyndsey recommends the Gehwol of Germany line of hand and foot care products for professional use and home care. Lyndsey joined our spa staff in 2007 after having built a faithful nail care clientele in the Plaza area at a salon which moved. In addition to natural nail manicures and pedicures, Lyndsey also performs the Gelish Polish Manicure. Lyndsey enjoys a variety of clients, both men and women in a wide range of ages. Her consistent cheerfulness and attention to detail keeps her clients very happy!
Trisha is one of our exceptional staff members who has had a wide range of industry related experiences. During a five-year move to California to be closer to family, Trisha worked as a salon manager, esthetician, and demonstrator for Cirepil Wax products at industry trade shows. Her experience brings confidence to her services as well as a wealth of product information. Trisha enjoys performing a wide range of our specialty facials and loves the AHA/BHA brightening lotion from Skin Medica.
Sean joined our spa staff in February of 2014 with previous hair styling experience. Sean’s expertise includes cut and color for both men and women of a wide age range. Sean has consistently impressed hair care clients with his ability to achieve volume as well as great styling. Sean is skilled with Aveda hair color and performs a variety of color services including multi-dimensional color. He enjoys hair conditioning treatments with the J.F Lazartigue products as well. Sean’s spa products of favor include the Bel Energen group in Dr. Belter and gets compliments on his skin from using this very ‘current’ range of skin care. Sean’s days include Mondays and Thursday thru Sunday.
Anna has been an aesthetician for five years, attending school in Springfield Missouri where she later served in a spa as the lead esthetician. After returning in Kansas City, Anna joined our spa in 2016, immediately accepted by our staff and clients as one of the family. Anna demonstrates great attention to detail and an exceptional ability with jane iredale makeup. Anna has a good working knowledge of our wide range of skin care in the spa. Her favorite cleansers are from the Cell-Renew line including both the gel and milky cleansers which she says ‘do a good job of light exfoliation.’ Anna’s favorite facial is Phyto Facial with a Glycolic peel which gives a fresh and rejuvenated glow. She recommends the Dr. Belter ampoules for spicing up your home routine and obtaining optimum results.