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Welcome to  the Elegance Salon Spa Business Profile

"beauty with a conscience"

Elegance Salon Spa is where beauty and wellness meet. Fresh with urban style, personal touches, quality service and products in a nurturing environment.

Peter Traicheff established Elegance Hair Design in 1984 in its present location. In 1994 the business name changed to Elegance Salon Spa to reflect the growth of day spa expansion and became the first accredited Aveda Concept Salon and Spa in Durham Region.

Peter's mission and business philosophy has always been dedicated to providing a team of technicians and support staff that offer genuine quality service in a down to earth personalized environment, motivated to keep up with the latest trends.

Over the years Elegance Salon Spa has been recognized for Durham Region's People's Choice for Favorite Day Spa and Esthetics, Reader's Choice Award to Peter for ' Hair Stylist of the Year', and 'Salon of the Year' just to name a few.

Elegance Salon Spa supports some of Durham's Regions community public figures, charity groups, and clubs, along with partnering in fund raising events and Aveda's Breast Cancer Awareness, Earth Day.

Peter remains cutting on the salon floor along with managing the daily business operations with the assistance of his wife. Since opening in 1984 Durham Region has grown and Peter's proud to say his business continues to grow right along with the forever changing times and trends.

Durham Regions Leading Aveda Concept Salon and Day Spa

Offers an refined, down to earth ambiance where beauty and wellness meet in a holistic environment. Elegance Salon Spa is proud to have been 'Green' before green was trendy. The mission of Elegance Salon Spa is to exceed guest's expectation, inspire style and to lead by example, while maintaining genuine quality service.

Discerning guests will experience why Elegance Salon Spa is "truly Durham Region's Salon Spa of choice."

The promise of elegance,

"live in the now".




the definition:

refinement, beauty in movement, appearance, and/or manners. A refined quality of gracefulness and good taste.


Our Day Spa is

'private and exclusive' offering the utmost in comfort and service satisfaction for women and men. Complimentary rituals and personal touches are offered during your visit.


ESS Mission


To exceed our

guests' expectations.

To offer a relaxed nurturing,

down to earth atmosphere.

To live in the now; by providing the latest innovative trends and rejuvenating services.

To provide a team of professional technicians and support personal that are dedicated to their craft and to providing quality service.

To inspire our guests to nurture and protect themselves along with the environment in which we live.



Aveda is not just a product line it is a lifestyle. The Aveda product is derived from organically grown plant and renewable resources -without animal testing. Reflecting Elegance Salon Spa's environmental commitment to the community and to the planet, in which we all live.




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Hours of Operation (Wheelchair Accessible)
Sunday & Monday: closed
Tuesday: 11 am to 6 pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 10 am to 8 pm
Friday: 9 am to 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am to 4 pm