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Nestled within Breathe Pilates and Fitness Studio, Katnandu Aesthetics transforms exteriors with everything from manicures to waxing. At the helm is skilled aesthetician Rebecca Belisle, who draws on more than 12 years of experience as she embellishes nails with bright gel and acrylic overlays or renews facades with skin-smoothing microdermabrasion. Whether doling out services in her studio or travelling to customers' homes, Rebecca enjoys meeting new people every day and strives to set them at ease as she deftly applies mascara and shadow to help faces stand out in wedding photos or department-store surveillance tapes.
As their name suggests, the technicians at TLC Tecumseh Laser Center are expert at aiming concentrated pulses of light at unwanted body hair to oust it from various locales during laser hair-removal treatments or at unwanted fat to help slim waistline, hips, or thighs during Zerona treatments. But the staff doesn't limit its services to just lasers. They wield the Venus Freeze body-contouring system to help reduce fat and tighten skin via magnetic pulses and radio waves. A variety of facials, peels, and teeth-whitening services are also available.
The technicians and aestheticians at Hometown Laser Clinic & Spa wield focused light to eliminate cellulite or fat, tighten the skin, and remove hair. They also pamper bodies with less invasive spa treatments, such as facials that utilize Canadian-based Dr Renaud skin products, the same ones supplied to the 2010 Oscars. And no matter what the treatment—body contouring with radio frequency or a basic massage—aestheticians provide free consultations to answer questions about what to expect and swap needlepoint advice.
Spa-a-Peel’s sign says it’s “the look fabulous studio,” though the offerings within its peaceful confines go much deeper. Upon entering, clients are greeted by a smiling staff member who stands ready to help clients transform their day with a massage, a facial, or a mani-pedi. On top of that, treatments at Spa-a-Peel transport guests away from the daily grind and into a place of relaxation and bliss that feels like home, but with a far more talented staff.
On an extensive résumé that boasts more than 25 years of experience, what stands out is Dr. Haitham Masri's distinction as Michigan's first board-certified facial plastic surgeon. He and other doctors helm his namesake clinic, each one wielding his or her own specialized expertise to focus on different parts of the body. Before beginning any surgery, they take as much time as necessary to answer questions and explain procedures with detailed brochures, slideshows, and diagrams.
Alongside the center’s cosmetic surgery specialty is the nonsurgical branch, where minimally invasive procedures geared toward enhancing outer appearances require less downtime. Aestheticians resurface faces with chemical peels, smooth wrinkles with dermal fillers, and man lasers to remove unwanted hair and leave bodies smooth.
Laser Duet corrects a variety of bodily imperfections with its laser and spa services. Armed with Zerona noninvasive lasers, staffers skim inches from the body by emulsifying adipose tissue for later removal through the lymphatic system. They create hair-free surfaces with the LightSheer Duet laser, and use the DiamondTome skin-resurfacing system to exfoliate and vacuum away dead skin cells. Laser Duet also creates a calming atmosphere with facials and massages, designed to put the mind, body, and permanent pantsuit at ease.
Fusion Medical Spa operates under the supervision of Dr. Ayoub Sayeg, and its services reflect this clinical pedigree. Often, treatments make use of high-tech equipment, such as lasers that attack hair at the follicle level and microdermabrasion wands that rid faces of dead skin cells. Permanent makeup for the eyes, lips, and other features draws out the natural beauty in clients or the fading marker-faces of coconuts.
The aestheticians at Bellagio Esthetic Beauty Center zap unwanted hair with a LightSheer Diode Laser to progressively reduce unwanted growth over the course of six sessions. Nimble technicians can streamline YMCA dance movements by smoothing underarms (a $700 value) or the lower arms and hands (a $1,150 value). Beams can also curve around faces to subtract fur from other small areas such as the chin (a $600 value), upper lip (a $450 value), and eyebrows (a $150 value), or help keep bodies eternally beach-ready by smoothing out a bikini line (a $900 value). Lasers can also pan across larger areas, ridding a client’s full legs (a $2,350 value) or chest (a $900 value) of unsightly follicle foliage.
Helmed by a trio of physicians, Grosse Point Eye Center and Med Spa provides a unique combination of eye care, eyewear, and med-spa services. Since 1979, the clinic has served as a space for maintaining and repairing eye-organs with exams, cataract surgeries, and an eyewear boutique carrying brands for both adults and children. The business's med-spa branch, meanwhile, is home to beauty-boosting treatments such as Botox injections, medical-grade chemical peels, and Latisse prescriptions written by an extra-long eyelash dipped in ink.
At Advanced Dermatology Center for Laser and Cosmetic Surgery, a team of dermatologists featured in magazines such as Glamour and Men's Fitness oversee an array of treatments. Together, they alleviate skin conditions, such as acne, psoriasis, and eczema. Alternatively, they beautify skin with lasers, tightening sagging areas or removing unwanted hair. Their cosmetic surgeries, meanwhile, tweak physiques while maintaining a natural look.
Dr. Bhanu J. Shah helps men and women to improve their looks with Ageless Spa Medica’s full menu of cosmetic services. Her team of aestheticians rejuvenates skin, removes unruly hair, and sculpts bodies using lasers, injectable fillers, and minimally invasive liposuction. For home skincare regimens, Ageless Spa Medica sells dermatologist-formulated cleansers, exfoliators, anti-aging products, and anti-growing-up serums.
Free of parabens, dyes, and other chemicals, Pure SKN's cosmetics and skincare products are as unadulterated as fresh snowfall. That's because the company's line of blushes, lipsticks, eye shadows, and moisturizers are made exclusively from natural ingredients, such as red rooibos tea from South Africa and crushed minerals imported from Germany (though the products are actually manufactured in Michigan).
The organic nature of the products has been appealing; the line is available at retailers throughout the Midwest, and it has attracted customers to the company's services, which range from spray tanning to makeup and eyelash-extension applications. For aspiring models and people who want to produce illegal stamps with their faces on them, there's even a headshot package that includes makeup and hairstyling.
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Helmed by Dr. David Bridgeo—a specialist in skincare and anti-aging medicine—the team at Eclipse Cosmetic and Laser Centre helps clients fend off the marks of time with nonsurgical treatments. These services range from Botox injections that smooth over fine lines and wrinkles to IPL laser therapy that can diminish sun damage, spider veins, and rare but deadly scorpion veins. To enhance treatment results, Dr. Bridgeo and his staff keep products on hand for at-home skincare, stocking brands such as Vivier Pharma.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: MicroDermabrasions and Facials
Pro Tip: Located on the Lower Level of the Normandy Apartments
Helmed by a husband-and-wife team, the staff at Eternally Young Clinic offers several avenues by which clients may attain younger, healthier appearances. Doctors can minimize the appearance of forehead creases and crow’s-feet with Botox injections, and they use other dermal fillers to carry that smoothness down to the cheeks and lips. Microdermabrasion and chemical peels resurface complexions victimized by sun damage and blemishes, revealing the smoother skin hiding just underneath. But beauty does not begin and end at the chin, which is why the clinic offers full-body treatments such as laser hair removal and i-Lipo—a body-contouring treatment that helps clients slim down without undergoing surgery or hula-hooping cross country.