The Lash Lounge's founder Anna Phillips—an advanced certified eyelash-extension trainer—once traveled the nation to impart the art of semipermanent eyelash application to scores of fellow lash artists. Now, at all of Lash Lounge's locations, such artists work to ensure that every guest returns to their day-to-day activities batting fuller, darker lashes. They meticulously apply each synthetic strand to a natural lash with medical-grade glue, imbuing peepers with a customized, natural look that can last up to two months with proper care. Applying lashes of varying lengths, thicknesses, and degrees of curl, they have earned the praise of publications including Allure magazine and Women's Wear Daily.
They also strive to eliminate lengthy daily makeup applications with permanent-makeup services. After a complimentary consultation, a staff of licensed aestheticians and permanent-makeup artists precisely applies permanent eyeliner, lip color, or third eyebrows. For those who prefer makeup that washes off, Anna has concocted her own line of mineral cosmetics, brushes, and primers.
The licensed cosmetologist at Peachy Keen Studio affix lash extensions with expert care and precision. The lash-by-lash, two-hour application is customized according to the individual length, curl, and batting average of each strand, ensuring a unique, natural appearance for every eyeball. Once the extensions are securely in place, clients are free to enjoy everyday activities, such as running or swimming, for two to four weeks before the next application is needed. The safe, synthetic lashes adhere to their natural counterparts with surgical-grade adhesive to create a full, fluttery pack of eyelid adornments ideal for flagging down passing butterflies. Peachy Keen’s lash master ensures clients depart understanding how best to care for and maintain their newly installed ocular adornments.
Gold Permanent Makeup's certified permanent-makeup artists spend a lot of time looking at their clients' skin—they want to make sure they select the perfect makeup shade to complement skin tone and facial features. It's only after this consultation process that they apply permanent makeup to the lips, eyes, eyebrows, or another area. They use of topical anesthetics to ensure the customer has as pain free an experience as possible. They can also use similar methods to hide scars.
Goldwell, Renokin, and formaldehyde-free CHI products help Nicki—a hair-industry veteran with 30 years of experience—keep locks in tip-top shape. She uses the products when coloring hair, smoothing away frizz, or adding volume to limp strands. The multitalented stylist also cleans up countenances with facials and makeup applications. Bowls of warm wax, 100% cotton threads, and flypaper serve as means to remove unwanted hair on the face and body.
The technicians at St. Tropez Nail Spa stay abreast of advancements in mani-pedi science. In addition to applying acrylic nails, they paint on chip-resistant shellac as an alternative to flakier polishes. They also embellish fingers with NexGenNails, which avoid the nail-bed damage caused by certain acrylics and the distinctive smell caused by painting your nails with expired ketchup. Their services encompass skin treatments as well; a leg mask and exfoliation top off the spa pedicure, and facials and permanent-makeup applications round out the spa menu.
As the seasons change, so do the facials offered at Face It Aesthetics. The summer facial envelops patrons in fruity, tropical scents, and the winter version warms chilled façades with cinnamon- and clove-infused products. What doesn’t change is aesthetician So Young Han’s dedication to staying abreast of changing trends and new advances in the skincare industry, allowing her to extend her expertise beyond facials to reverse photo damage with corrective peels or soften fine lines with vitamin-enriched oxygen. Board-certified family doctor Ann Nolen ensures safety during signature treatments such as laser therapy and permanent makeup, thanks to her careful supervision of the spa and insistence that all new lasers wear helmets while they work.