Stylist Christie Rawson spent years planning to open Studio C Hair Salon a Beauty Lounge. She picked out premium products, filled the space with modern furniture and airy colors, and gathered an experienced staff of stylists, manicurists, and aestheticians.
Today, her stylists cut, color, and style hair with L'Or?al Professionnel products as clients lounge in modern, white styling chairs in front of oversize oval mirrors. Staffers shampoo scalps in a row of sinks lined with plush armchairs?though Christie also prides herself on her dry-cutting, or freehand, skills. Aestheticians cleanse faces with Rhonda Allison cosmeceutical products and use glo mineral makeup to create rosy cheeks for weddings or smoky eyes for a coal miner's retirement party. White pendant lights illuminate the pristine nail bar, where patrons perch on stools as manicurists apply nail lacquers by OPI and butter London or treat guests to a Get Fresh aromatherapy pedicure. All of the studio's utensils are also sterilized in a medical grade Autoclave and wrapped in self-enclosed packaging while pedicure bowls never recirculate and lined for one-time use.
A wildly successful alternative to traditional day spas?its more than 300 locations blanket 36 states and half a dozen countries?Planet Beach is a futuristic relaxation station where state-of-the-art machines administer all the spa and tanning services. These friendly automatons sometimes replace familiar treatments, as in the Luminous facial, a light-based service that delivers blemish-busting results similar to those of a conventional facial. But other equipment maps out new spa territory entirely: the Hydro-Derma Fusion chamber moisturizes the whole body with nutrient-rich steam in order to offset the effects of a dry climate or a rear-end collision with a salt truck. Other machines whiten teeth, spray tan skin, and massage muscles.
Planet Beach operates on a gym-style membership system, meaning that members purchase packages or pay flat monthly rates. As members spend more time at the spa, they get to know the helpful assistants who are always on hand to demonstrate how to use the equipment without activating its ability to cry.
Illumina Skin Solutions is a Day Spa with a focus on professional skin care therapy. Located in Anthem, Arizona since August 2008. We offer an environment which is very unique, private and inviting. We have a menu of services to accommodate most skin care needs to include a variety of custom facial trmts & massage svs.
When Double Take Artistry's owner Kindra applies make-up to a face, she's not trying to hide anything. Rather, she says make-up artistry is about trying to summon a person's true beauty, or the "self". She has continuously put this philosophy to use throughout her more-than-decade-long career in the makeup industry, even getting her work featured in magazines, television programs, commercials, and billboard advertisements. The highly-certified artist continues to help clients look their most beautiful and unique, whether they want a new image for their wedding day or are preparing for an appearance in Driver's License: The Movie.
Kindra usually starts a service by making sure she's working on the ideal canvas, combining waxing, chemical peels, and airbrush tanning to get the skin looking just so before she goes about applying make-up. Then, she sets to work with color and brush, outlining eyes so their natural color pops or, like a confession that you are the town's mysterious serial house TPer, adding just a bit of blush to the cheeks.
Kelly Hannigan, RN at LaJollaNecklift.com is a California and Arizona registered nurse and graduate Doctor of Naturpathic Medicine. She was trained by Allergan, the manufacturers of Botox, during the initial clinical trials of Botox Cosmetic in 1999, and is a veteran in the world of skin-smoothing injections. To promote the growth of the body's stem cell production of collagen synthesis, Kelly and a fellow colleague created the The Vampira Facial and PRP- Natural Facelift. For more than 14 years her aesthetic repertoire has expanded to include skin resurfacing, chemical peels, and a bevy of other skin-clarifying techniques that leave complexions baby soft and adult durable. She created NewportNeckLift to focus on smoothing rough-textured and draping skin around the neck, which can lose elasticity due to age, weight loss, sun damage, or other factors. This treatment encourages collagen regeneration and skin-tightening and can be done in one sitting with little downtime.
Getting a massage is about more than just relaxation at Healthy Habits Massage. The therapists here believe in massage's ability to ease pain and make life more comfortable for those suffering from a wide range of ailments. To that end, they offer therapeutic massage in a comfortable setting and make it their goal to accommodate patients and diminish their symptoms. Whether it's back and neck pain, insomnia, tension, or joint pain that brought clients in, the therapists will customize a treatment to bring their clients relief, incorporating techniques such as deep-tissue massage, trigger point therapy, and even neuromuscular massage. In addition to loosening muscles, the treatments can help patients overcome problems such as insomnia or limited range of motion, and can relieve mental stress so minds can focus on more important things, like family.