New Businesses in the South Sound


Jennifer Luna and Laurie Hicks have opened Paper Luxe Stationery & Gifts in University Place. The company carries a collection of unique greeting cards, speacialy gifts, calendars, agendas and desk accessories by designers including local Tacoma artists TMN Creative, Cheerful Ink, Colour and Dust, and Claro Candles. Also popular USA-based brands including Kate Spade New York, Sugar Paper LA, Rifle Paper Co. Lilly Pulitzer, Haute Paper and Carlson Craft are featured products in the store. Located at 7902 27th St. W., No. 3, the store is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday and can be reached by phone at 253-328-4967 or online at


Vitality Skin Care is now open at 324 182nd Ave. E., No. B in Lake Tapps. Owner Jenny Haugen offers a variety of services including facials, waxing, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, skin growth removal, eyebrow and eyelash tinting and cares a line of professional skin care products. Go online to for more information.

Compiled by Mary Anderson, staff writer