The Best You Acquires Bay Street Salon and Spa

the best you acquires bay street salon and spa

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada – October 18, 2022 – The Best You® (“TBY”), a long-standing group of medical aesthetic clinics in Ontario, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Bay Street Salon and Spa in Embrun, Ontario (“Bay Street”).

The Bay Street Salon and Spa, located 20 minutes from the outskirts of Ottawa, complements TBY’s current offerings. Bay Street is a family-owned and operated salon and spa, offering massage therapy, hair styling services as well as laser treatments for acne, onychomycosis and wart removal, vascular treatments, laser hair removal, and CoolSculpting.

With the addition of Bay Street Salon and Spa to its portfolio of companies, TBY will expand its service offerings across the Greater Ottawa area and continue to provide excellent client service based on the knowledge, expertise, and leadership of the team at Bay Street.

The Best You clinics, together with their affiliated physicians and specialists, provide private-pay cosmetic procedures such as neurotoxin injectionsdermal fillersLimitless Hair Removal™, and platelet-rich plasma (“PRP”) procedures. 

They also carry a full range of skincare and dermatology products and offer popular cosmetic surgery procedures, including liposuction, breast augmentations, face lifts and blepharoplasty.

In addition to aesthetic services, TBY clinics also provide skin cancer screening and surgical treatments covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (“OHIP”) via its network.

With the addition of TBY’s own Dr. Julie Lockman as medical director, Bay Street will now offer its clients injectables such as neuromodulators (BOTOX®) and dermal fillers, as well as other medical services like mole and skin lesion removal, therapeutic BOTOX for chronic migraines and hyperhidrosis and mesotherapy.

Dr. Lockman is a well-established family physician who has been practising in the Embrun community for over 25 years and working in aesthetics since 2006. Dr. Lockman is very excited to transition to full-time aesthetics and to partner with the outstanding team lead by Monique Holmes and Michelle St. Pierre, the two accomplished business entrepreneurs at the helm of Bay Street.

Sebastien Charles, President and Chief Operating Officer of The Best You stated, “We are looking forward to our partnership with Bay Street Salon and Spa which has had an impressive track record under the ownership of Monique Holmes and Michelle St. Pierre. With Dr. Julie Lockman’s experience, our combined expertise and shared values, this partnership brings a unique and complete service offering to Eastern Ontario.”

We’ve been very fortunate to live and grow in such a beautiful community among friends and family. We are grateful to our loyal clients and staff who have always supported us and are excited for this next step as we work together with Dr. Julie Lockman and The Best You,” commented Michelle St. Pierre and Monique Holmes, co-owners, Bay Street Salon and Spa.

About The Best You®

The Best You ( is a leading provider of safe and effective cosmetic medical, laser and surgical procedures and skin cancer management. The clinics provide skin cancer screening and surgical treatments which are covered by OHIP via its Skin Cancer Care network (

The clinics, together with their affiliated physicians and specialists, provide private pay cosmetic procedures such as injectable neuromodulators and fillers, PRP procedures, popular cosmetic surgery procedures as well as a full range of non-invasive skin care and cosmetic offerings.

The Best You also carries a full range of skin care and dermatology products that are available in-clinic and on their online shop (

About Bay Street Salon and Spa

The Bay Street Salon and Spa is an established family-owned business in Embrun, Ontario that has been serving the Eastern Ontario communities of Embrun and Prescott-Russell for more than two decades.

It has been a leader in providing aesthetic services including facials, manicures, and pedicures to its clients. The Bay Street Salon and Spa’s offerings also include registered massage therapy, and various laser treatments ranging from hair removal to the treatment of acne as well as an expert team of hair stylists.


Megan Goodridge

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