Woman helps turn clients into 'BalmShells'

January 28, 2011
  • Shelly Bayko operates BalmShell Beauty inside Blondy & Co. at 38 W. Baltimore St. in Funkstown.
By Ric Dugan, Staff Photographer

Name of business: BalmShell Beauty

Owner: Shelly Bayko

Address: 38 W. Baltimore St., Funkstown (business is inside Blondy and Co.)

Opening date: Jan. 19

Products and services: Using Aquage, Bioelements and OPI products. Hair and spa services offered: haircuts, color, foils, including styles, updos and makeup for special occasions; natural nail manicures, pedicures, body waxing and facials.

Market area: People who need a smile

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? I've been in the beauty industry for 16 years and thought this should be my next step. Also to make my guests feel pampered and confident.

Previous business experience: Worked at various salons and spas in Hagerstown area since 1994.

Number of employees: One

Hours: Every other Tuesday, 5 to 8 p.m.; Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and every other Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Telephone number: 717-658-0839

E-mail address:

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