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The Call of Beauty

When it comes to convenience, this mobile spa goes above and beyond.

This story appears in the September 2004 issue of Start Up.

Beauty is big business these days, between the slew of makeover shows, celebrity-endorsed grooming products, and day spas promising relaxation and rejuvenation. But for many people, a day at the spa is a luxury their hectic schedules won't allow-unless someone volunteers to bring the spa to them. That's exactly what these sisters did.

Torshia Watson, 36, was working as a systems analyst, and Rochelle Lewis, 35, was a massage therapist, when they saw a need in the community for a mobile spa. "I realized a lot of my co-workers were leaving at lunch or leaving early to get their hair or nails done," Watson says. "I wondered what we could do to make this more convenient for people."

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