Comfort is key at Waxing Mania, which is why the certified and licensed aestheticians only slather skin with organic hard wax during hair-removal services. This method is said to leave less residue than soft wax and is reportedly much less painful than duct tape. The techs also put clients at ease by maintaining a high level of cleanliness—including a strict no double-dipping policy—and keeping most appointment times under 30 minutes. All sessions are held behind closed doors in private treatment rooms, where soothing music and neutral décor create a peaceful ambiance.
When Paola first started waxing clients, it was just a side job while she completed her undergraduate studies in Brazil. But along the way, she realized that she actually enjoyed waxing; so once she graduated, she enrolled in beauty school and earned her aesthetician's license. At Paula's Brazilian Wax, she promises to keep her clients as comfortable as possible. She only uses organic waxes, which are gentle enough for sensitive skin and more effective than duct tape.
Serenity Med Spa's technicians execute a comprehensive menu of skincare services, outfitting their center with the latest technology and a selection of medical-grade products by Obagi and Neocutis. Beyond the waiting area's chocolate-brown leather couch and jade-hued tiles, the staff smoothes away blemishes with IPL photofacials, fractional-laser-resurfacing treatments, and microdermabrasions. Additionally, they oversee the facility's collection of tanning beds and UV-free airbrush stations, which leave clients' skin with a natural-looking bronze that, much like the lifespan of a red-giant star, may last as long as 10 days.
The skilled aestheticians at Brazilian Beauty Salon focus on smoothing the body and face. They employ a hard-wax formula to purge nearly any area of the male or female body from excess hair, including legs, underarms, chest, shoulders, and stomach. The salon recommends regular waxing to produce better results over time. During facials with focuses such as relaxation, European methods, or teen-skin concerns, products from the Image Skincare line scrub and moisturize the skin. Private treatment rooms lend each service the privacy and license to scream "bomb!" of a deserted island.
Jodi Cabena left corporate America to cultivate her knowledge of nutrition and herbal wellness, which blossomed into a holistic beauty practice informed by science at Healing Harbour. Her first step was a course in electrolysis and perfecting the power walks of runway models, followed by enrollment in a program at The International School of Skin, Nail Care and Massage Therapy in Atlanta. There, she became a Georgia board-certified aesthetician and a massage therapist, learning to nourish complexions with highly engineered PCA products and low-tech botanicals such as camphor, as well as heal the symptoms of stress and injury hidden in muscles. In her search for advanced rejuvenation techniques, Cabena discovered a wax developed to safely remove the hair of surgical patients and several noninvasive light therapies that whiten teeth and promote clear, youthful skin.
The skin specialists at Body Wax Salon rid body areas of unruly whiskers during services at their professional salon. The expert waxing staff professionally administers the most up-to-date waxing techniques while telling anecdotes about their past careers as candle makers. During treatments, soft layers of wax coat appendages and bikini lines before techs gently release fuzz from their follicular prisons. To enhance posttreatment comfort, the company website recommends that clients avoid UV rays, chlorine, and wearing deodorant with aluminum after waxing to ensure skin remains uninflamed.