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Medicinal Skin Opens in Ridgefield

Apr 03, 2015 01:17AM

Valerie Albanesi Swenson

Ridgefield resident Holly Grunsell Arrindell has opened Medicinal Skin, a facial business offering holistic wellness and beauty, on the town’s historic Main Street.

Arrindell has more than 20 years of experience as a holistic skin care therapist and licensed massage therapist. She began at Ridgefield’s Skin
Spa and Nail Boutique and continued her education at Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in Westport. Arrindell pursued a career in New York City where she honed her skills as an esthetician and managed several high-end spas.

Native Ridgefielder Valerie Albanesi Swenson is joining Arrindell at Medicinal Skin. Educated at Marinello Beauty School in Fairfield, Swenson specializes in all aspects of skin care. Pippa Martin will bring her skills as a licensed clinical reflexologist, aromatherapist, massage therapist and Reiki master practitioner to the new business. She specializes in aromatherapy and clinical reflexology to ease symptoms of health problems and as preventive therapy. Martin studied in her native England, as well as Australia and America.

To celebrate the opening, Medicinal Skin is offering 20 percent off a single service. This offer is limited to one per person and expires May 31, 2015.

For more information, visit or call 203-244-5771. Medicinal Skin is located at 412 Main St, Ste 5, Ridgefield.

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