SPAtacular Escapes | Mechanicsburg Small Business

Mechanicsburg Small Business

SPAtacular Escapes Exterior

So it’s been a while since we’ve features a small business on my blog and I’m excited to come back with this awesome location, SPAtacular Escapes. It took us a while to get together for the meeting and pictures and I’m so glad that we finally did. If you haven’t visited this establishment, YOU NEED TO. This Mechanicsburg Small Business is absolutely gorgeous inside and out and offers amazing services. It was wonderful to meet owner, Shelly, Wendeln and get a first hand tour of the building. Enjoy your virtual tour and info! And make sure to tell them you heard about them from majorCLICKS Photography.
SPAtacular Escapes spa area

Your Name

Shelly Wendeln

Your Business Name

SPAtacular Escapes
SPAtacular Escapes massage area

Website address – Where can customers get the latest news?

What type of business is it?

Spa/Salon/Barber Shop

How long have you been in business?

September 2016

Hours and location?

M-Th 9am-8pm; F 9am-6pm; Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 11am-4pm
200 Technology Drive Mechanicsburg
Healthy You Cafe
SPAtacular Escapes salon and formal room

Tell me about your business – what do you do?

SPAtacular Escapes (SpaE) is family owned/operated and is the premier Day Spa, Salon, and Barber Shop on the West Shore specializing in Beauty & Wellness. With the multitude of services and amenities available, we are truly a one-stop-shop: • Upscale Salon & Barber Shop providing Cuts, Color, Hair & Scalp treatments as well as special occasion Updos & Makeup (separate room within the Salon) • Separate private villa for regular/gel Manicures & Pedicures • SPA facility offers many Massage Modalities, Luxurious Spa & Clinical Facials, Body Treatments, Waxing, Eyelash Extensions, a Relaxation Room with a Fireplace & Waterfall wall, and Locker Rooms equipped with Full Spectrum Medical Infrared Saunas & Steam Showers. • Other amenities include a Healthy You Café – serving fresh, organic weekly entrees, a Cozy Café to provide a private eating escape for our robed guests, and an Education Training Center for training our staff, offsite local Business meetings and networking events, baby, birthday, and bridal gatherings, and much more! • All of our products are organic, all natural, or free from up to 15 different toxins normally found in products in this industry Having a true full service Day SPA with affordable/competitive prices that is located on the West Shore makes us unique. Our themed rooms are unique as well – like Disney for Adults!
SPAtacular Escapes inside beauty
Owner Shelly and the gym area of SPAtacular escapes

Tell me about YOU! Why did you choose to do what you do?

Starting from my childhood, I grew up among an amazing family of Cosmetologists – My mother, sister, several aunts and cousins, and my daughter, Chelsie – who has been in the industry for 7+ years, is SpaE’s Salon Manager, and recently gave birth to Eleonora (Ellie) – who will perhaps carry on the legacy and become another future Stylist at SpaE. I have always highly respected the trade, but decided to earn a BS in Chemistry and dabble in Naturopathic studies on the side, unaware that someday it would all come full circle. Being around the spa and salon industry for most of my life, I witnessed first- hand the effects of the toxic chemicals found in hair, skin, and nail products. My mother unfortunately developed allergies to most hair products which ultimately ended her career. She often asked me to research and to find a natural hair product line that she would be able to use on herself as well as others safely. Our family wanted to bring to the West Shore a place where people could ‘escape’ the everyday chaos, come to relax, get beautified, and focus on their wellness. Hence, SPAtacular Escapes was born. It brings our family great happiness and fulfillment to see the joy in our guests’ faces after experiencing a service at our spa.
SPAtacular Escapes mani/pedi room and upstairs design

If you sell products, what is your absolute favorite product that everyone must try?

My sister (a former Cosmetologist) – who sadly passed away last year from breast cancer – made it her mission to help me find an organic hair line that was safe for our guests as well as our employees. I am proud to say that she found us an amazing Italian line called OWAY, and I will continue to carry on her vision in all areas of the spa.
SPAtacular Escapes outside

What are your social media links? Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
So take a moment to stop over and visit them. Get a pedi or massage or stop by the barber shop. You won’t regret it! If you missed some of my other local small businesses, check them out:
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  • seraphineJune 1, 2018 - 3:06 pm

    such a great post featuring another small business. love the photos you took and used for the post and the blog is well written what an inspiring vision they have for their customers. would love to go get pampered there. ReplyCancel

    • majorclicksphotographyJune 1, 2018 - 3:21 pm

      Thanks so much. It was fun to meet and see the place!ReplyCancel

  • ArianaJune 1, 2018 - 4:19 pm

    Love that you feature local businesses!  You did a wonderful job with photographing and showing this wonderful business!ReplyCancel

    • majorclicksphotographyJune 4, 2018 - 9:17 pm

      Thank you so much, Ariana. I love meeting new people!ReplyCancel

  • JulieJune 1, 2018 - 11:05 pm

    What a great feature!ReplyCancel

  • Angie ChurchJune 4, 2018 - 3:53 pm

    Beautiful pictures!ReplyCancel

  • Andrea DoeringJune 4, 2018 - 4:08 pm

    Love small biz features – especially family owned. It’s great to see their commitment to quality products for their clients! ReplyCancel

  • Michelle RobertsonJune 4, 2018 - 5:58 pm

    This place looks amazing!!!! They offer so many services all in one place and it looks very relaxing! ReplyCancel