It’s been an exciting 15 months for business owner Yvonne Kreuzwiesner.

During that time, the Halls Lake cottager moved to the County full-time, ran a mobile esthetic services business, launched Skin Tech Face and Body Care in Haliburton, moved it to a new location and weathered pandemic slowdowns and a closure. But it has all worked out.

“The reason for our relocation was to expand our size and our services,” said Kreuzwiesner. “We are located in a great new spot with other amenities available beside us.

We are on the ground floor, which is easier for seniors, and there is a registered massage therapist, Cathy Killoch, [nearby] and Mark [Christiano] from the Hair Lounge is two doors down from me.”

The new location features double the space to hold more equipment and provide greater client comfort, and electrolysis and laser treatments have been added to the original esthetic and medical esthetic services.

Kreuzwiesner made the move on March 1, only to be required to shut down from April 6 to June 30 under pandemic regulations.

Since the reopening, “I’m happy to say we have been very busy and we are so grateful,” said Kreuzwiesner.

“The pandemic has been challenging to our business; however, we proceed with strict hygiene procedures and clients can see how clean and professional we are … We screen and follow the health department [guidelines] closely.

“Our new location has been so good for business – bigger space, great location and great support and referrals from the businesses next door to me. I am so happy to be servicing the wonderful people of Haliburton County, what a privilege and an honour. We like our cottagers from the GTA, all are welcome.”

Skin Tech is now located at 50 York St., Unit 5 in Haliburton beside ServiceOntario. Phone 705-489-1598; text 416-806- 9682; email ykreuz@hotmail.com; visit skintechfaceandbodycare.com.

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