Owner, Licensed Esthetician

I have been in the beauty industry for five years now, and began my career as a hairstylist and makeup artist in a salon setting. I have been working for Tayo Day Spa for two years now and work in Hollister as a hairstylist at Attitudes and Images.
I developed an interest in skincare that has grown into a new passion.
I am very happy to be working two days a week at Tayo Day Spa. I can now accommodate my clients with not only up to date hairstyles and trends, but also by achieving glowing radiant skin.
My knowledge for skincare keeps developing since I love to spend my free time attending seminars and classes on skincare and hairstyling. This really keeps me motivated and reminds me I am in a unique industry that provides me the ability to make others feel good about themselves.
I invite you to schedule a consultation with me. I love to offer advice on the best skincare treatments and products for your unique needs. I invite you to contact me and look forward to hearing from you!

I became an Esthetician in 2011. I am very passionate about what I do! It makes me feel wonderful making my clients feel and look amazing! It's a even greater feeling when a first time client reschedules and becomes a regular client of mine. That means I've succeeded and have done my job! Esthetics has always been an interest of mine. It was my passion, and I am so grateful that I am able to make it a part of my career. I started to see an Esthetician at the age of 13. As a teen and in my early 20's I struggled with problem skin including severe acne, unwanted facial hair, hair on my arms and legs. So I know where my clients are coming from on many different levels, and this is why I know I can truly relate to them and help them achieve exactly what they are looking for. I want to thank all of my current and future clients for the repetitive business, and for trusting me with something you will wear for the rest of your life, your skin.

Thank you for wanting to get to know us! We are licensed professionals who share a passion for helping our clients feel rejuvenated and stress free. We have a passion for skincare & massage therapy, and welcome you to read on about who we are and why we decided to work in the beauty industry.

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My name is Luz and I work as a Massage Therapist at Tayo Day Spa. I began my journey as a Massage Therapist 6 years ago and attended Twin Lakes Collage in Santa Cruz. To this day I still continue to learn as much as I can about massage therapy. I enjoy my work and love to help others de-stress form their daily lives. My goal is to help you achieve a balanced state of mind and body. Massage Therapy, to me, is a way of life. Massage is so beneficial in so many ways that I believe that everyone should experience it, it can change your life mentally, physically and spiritually. I specialize in Hot Stone, Deep Tissue, Swedish and Pre-Natal. I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Valerie Martinez

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As a teenager my mother introduced me to facial treatments and the importance of taking care of your skin. I fell in love with all things skin related. I would spend all my allowance money on skincare products and makeup, and would spend my evenings trying different makeup looks on myself and trying skincare products. My passion for skin led me to change careers, and I enrolled at Shoreline School of Cosmetology. I graduated in 2007 and soon began working at Tayo Day Spa. Since then I became the owner of Tayo Day Spa and moved my business to a new location. In 2012 we won the Reader's Choice Award for best Day Spa in Watsonville and Best Day Spa for Santa Cruz Sentinel. My goal is to provide the best quality service. My role as your skincare professional is to recommend the best treatments and products to meet your skincare needs. I hope you will find all the information you need in this site. I welcome you to give me a call and hope to meet you soon.  

Julie Ponce

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Luz Godinez

certified massage therapy

licensed esthetician

Licensed Esthetician