Our Story

CURE de Repos is a new era concept with old world principles, who dare to breathe new life into Chestnut Hill with their first store opening. Transcend into a world of luxury, Hi-End-Clean products, smells that tantalize the senses, and treatments that leave you wanting more!

Expect your customer service experience to be cosmopolitan, polished and finished. Our mantra is to exceed all client expectations beyond our capacity, and to fulfill that boutique experience which has missed the mark, in regards to these large corporations that seem to be taking over the market. CURE is a resurrection of personal touch, hi-end service, outstanding customer service, cleanliness, and the ultimate boutique spa experience


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Chrissy Dress

Founder, L.E., B.S., Published Beauty Contributor

Chrissy Dress has worked in the beauty industry for over ten years from managing beauty boutiques to lead cosmetic sales for the state of Arizona. She has also worked as a Makeup Artist for MTV, The History Channel, E entertainment, and lately FOX Good Morning News, as well as several film and TV projects. 

Missing the main ingredient, she always had her eye on the treatment room door and decided to attend Rizzeri Aveda School in Maple Shade, New Jersey graduating in 2006.  Since then she has worked at five-star hotel spas; The Ritz Carlton, holistic day spas, Philadelphia’s top spa; Rescue-Rittenhouse, and is now thrilled to be the owner of CURE de Repos in Chestnut Hill.

Chrissy continues to attend many trainings for skin care techniques and product knowledge and has recently trained in Del Rey FL, Paris, NYC, and regionally.  She also had the drive to finish her BS at Philadelphia University graduating from the Adult Program in the summer of 2016. “Education is the key to beautiful skin, and a well-rounded mind.”  Chrissy’s past experience has given her a wealth of knowledge that she applies on a daily basis.  She is passionate about the beauty industry on many levels, and is excited to share her knowledge, and skill set.




Samirah Crosby-Bey, M.U.A. 

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Samirah Crosby-Bey is a young, talented uprising MUA based in Philadelphia who has attended EMPIRE beauty school for cosmetology.  Her work has been featured through-out the tri-state area, and NYC. Samirah’s goal is to tap into inner beauty and bring a smile to her each of her clients’ face. Some of her favorite products to prep the skin are: The Super Moisturizer by Environ for dyer skin types without leaving the skin greasy, The Freshen up spray for before and after makeup application, and the Face Rejuvenating Oil by Babor for the perfect glow.

“It is not my goal to create beauty, you were born beautiful. I seek to enhance your pre-existing beauty in order to reflect the inner you”


Mary Grzywinski, L.E., RN, MSN

 

Mary was drawn to the world of aesthetics so she could transfer her love of taking care of people to a new environment. Mary is a masters prepared registered nurse who specialized in Maternal-Child nursing. She has worked and taught nursing students in some of Philadelphia’s best medical institutions and universities for over 25 years. Graduating from The Beauty Institute in Ambler earlier this year and Mary is thrilled to join the Cure Team! Raised, educated and living within a few miles, it feels like coming home.

Over her many years as a nurse caring for people in a variety of settings, Mary believes that we ALL benefit from making our overall health and well-being a priority. Education is the core of any transformation and Mary is delighted to bring her years of study, practice, and teaching to the exciting and dynamic area of aesthetics. As a warm, welcoming, detail-oriented person, Mary is uniquely qualified to provide her clients with the nurturing space and skin treatments to make them feel relaxed, renewed and glowing.

“I've learned that people
will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” 
― Maya Angelou


 Geri Massott LE, LMT,

Geri graduated from the Rizzieri Avada School of Beauty and Wellness as an Esthetician in 2004 and The Chubb Institute in 2006 as a Massage Therapist. She has worked independently and at several top Day Spas on the Main Line and Montgomery County. Learning has always been a top priority and she is still continuing to grow learning medical esthetics. Beautiful skin and graceful aging using the proper products and services are what she promotes for all her clients, friends and family. Working at progressive spas that truly care for their clients desires makes this not only a career but a passion.

 

Mariya Tabunova, Lash Technician

I was born in Russia, Moscow. I’m 28 years old. 
I learned how to do lashes last year in May when I was visiting my family back in Russia. 
I was getting lashes myself for about 5 years and when I came to the USA, I found out that it’s very hard to find a good technician here and thought “why not to become one of the really good technician”. Besides my good friend is a Lash artist, she works in Russia and Paris and also provides learning courses. So, to be trained by her was an amazing opportunity that I took. 
I believe that we are all beautiful, but we should care about ourselves and being able to highlight our beauty and lash extensions is one of the great ways to do it. 
I have 1 year and 3 months experience. I do really care about your lashes, because I know how it is important to do a good job so your eyes look great, you feel confident and your natural lashes stay healthy.