Debra Kresge, Owner of Debbie's Day Spa & Salon
Debra Kresge began her career at Patchougue Beauty School in Long Island, N.Y in 1984.
After many years as a nail technician, she
relocated to Florida with her
family to open her
own salon, Debbie's Touch; a modest salon with just two nail tables and three hair chairs.
has always had a strong spirit of entrepreneurialism and after 8 successful years she
made the decision to transform and expand her
business from salon to full service day spa.
In 1999, Debbie's Day Spa & Salon
was unveiled to the community and the response was phenomenal.
Within two years, it was time to expand again.
The building was remodeled to expand to 4500 sq. ft. and decorated with furnishings and fixtures from all over the world.
employs 40 licensed technicians and therapists and works with a strong Management staff to keep the business up with the current times.
attends the Premiere Beauty Show in Orlando, FL, the International Esthetics, Cosmetics and Spa Conference, in Orlando and Las Vegas, and has received past training from the Slyvie Hennessy Academy of Esthetics & Spa Therapies
in Daytona Beach, FL, International Beauty Show and the Spa & Resort Expo and Conference in New York City.
business has been voted Best Day Spa & Best Hair salon for the past 6 years by the St. Augustine Record
and honored twice as one of the nation's top 200 fastest growing salons by Salon Today magazine
has been quoted in local and industry publications such as The St. Augustine Record
, American Spa magazine
, Salon Today magazine
, Nails magazine
, Nailpro magazine
, and Arbus magazine
started with the vision of creating a successful day spa.
Countless hours and several years of sacrifice and dedication are the foundation of the incredible masterpiece, Debbie's Day Spa & Salon
While balancing a demanding job, three children, and 6 grandchildren, Debbie
has remained focused and steadfast.
is a true leader in pursuit of excellence and has developed a benchmark for all day spa owners nationwide.
To this day, Debbie's Day Spa & Salon
is no ordinary day spa; it is the insight into the mind of an extraordinary woman.
is a successful businesswoman and an inspiration for all entrepreneurs.