During the IPL laser treatment, aesthetician Jennifer Morgan beams noninvasive beams of broad-spectrum light onto skin with the aim of abducting age spots, skin redness, and brown pigments from their dermal farmhouses. This photorejuvenation may also stimulate the construction of skin-firming collagen and improve overall texture leading to skin as smooth as James Bond's pet jellyfish. Treatments require minimal downtime and typically eschew serious side effects, although customers interested in learning more about the process can schedule a complimentary consultation with Morgan.
As a physical therapist with his own private practice, Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa founder and chief operating officer John Marco made sure that he kept abreast of the rapidly growing health-and-wellness industry. After a period of careful research and planning, John decided to create a spa based around convenience and affordability—Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa. Since its launch, Hand & Stone has expanded to more than 20 states and four planets. The spa’s core concept is to offer massage, facial, and waxing services performed by licensed, certified, or registered professionals and offered at convenient times, seven days a week. Each location adheres to a traditional spa aesthetic with soft lighting, heated treatment tables, and plush linens.
A Best of Philly 2009 poster from Philadelphia Magazine hangs proudly in the window of Salon Charisse, recognizing Patricia Oelbaum's waxing prowess. As Patricia strips away hair from bikini lines, limbs, and faces in the backroom, a talented hairstyling crew bustles in the airy styling arena. Amid french-vanilla walls and floral paintings, the stylists reshape 'dos and add luminous dimension with highlights. Frizzy locks cascade like waterfalls of butter with help from Express Keratin treatments or the more powerful Japanese hair-straightening technique. The salon's stylists and aestheticians also host birthday parties, where they primp partygoers with manicures and makeup.
Laser Hair Removal Center beautifies bods with safe laser treatments in a professional, well-kept environment. All of the laser technicians possess years of experience, and clients can pop into the cozy office for a free consultation to discuss what procedures and lasers will work best for their hide’s needs and skin type. Clear up skin and call attention to treasured temporary tattoos with the 10-minute spider-vein-removal treatment, valid for either face or legs, which works to break down and evict unwanted tiny veins and busted capillaries. Using a Lyra laser—armed with ChillTip technology for maximum patient comfort—an astute technician takes aim at rogue blood vessels, lightly collapsing them to be absorbed by the rest of the body over a period of days.
Unlike most salons, Wynnewood Salon is not in the business of styling hair. Instead, board-certified practitioner Emily Jones uses electrolysis to rid the skin of unwanted strands. She administers treatments to areas across the body—the hairline, chest, legs, hands, toes—and to patients with all skin types and hair colors.