At La Bella Mi, an attentive team of licensed aestheticians invites patrons to strip away unwanted hair and blemishes in a soothing atmosphere. Treat a world-weary complexion to a one-hour European facial, and a savvy skinspert will customize a relaxing, cleansing, and conditioning service to meet each customer's unique skin type ($70). Or combat premature aging with the Repechage Signature Four-Layer facial, a 75-minute firming mask that swaddles the skin in a multilayered seaweed cocoon, hydrating and nourishing until it emerges looking as young and fresh as the most photo-worthy sushi ($90). For fans of oxymoronic beauty, a back facial flips façades over to treat acne, dark spots, and uneven skin tone on the back before relaxing the newly cleansed corpus with a luxurious hot-stone massage and purifying mask ($55).
Flickering candles softly illuminate Alpha Beauty Clinic's numerous private treatment rooms, where clients relax during services ranging from soothing Swedish massages and firming seaweed wraps for the entire body to specialized facials, such as the Cleopatra 24 Karat Gold facial and the Japanese Pearl facial. The unusual treatments easily attract new clients, yet the spa's welcoming, skilled staffers help to maintain relationships with regulars who've been stopping by since Alpha Beauty Clinic first opened in 1987. The treatment menu isn't the only thing with international flair at Alpha Beauty Clinic. Team members hail from around the globe, and many boast more than a decade's worth of experience. The multicultural staff can speak and recite slam poetry in an assortment of languages including Hindi, Spanish, Italian, and Tagalog.
Even before taking their place on the massage table or in a heated pedicure chair, customers who walk into Elite Salon & Day Spa have a sense of the luxurious relaxation they can expect. They're greeted with complimentary beverages before being ushered into softly lit private rooms where candles flicker, and stress is submerged under a wash of relaxing music. Among other services, aestheticians improve skin with facials that use Rep?chage products, a seaweed-based line manufactured in the United States. For those who need a getaway from family responsibilities or a stressful job turning the sun on and off every day, spa packages sequester guests in serenity for three to seven hours.
With warm dollops of custom-blended hard wax and hygienic single-use tools, Brazils Waxing Center's licensed technicians deftly pull hairs from their follicles to create smooth, clean expanses of skin. They draw on extensive experience waxing both men and women and can remove unwanted strands from nearly any area from the forehead to the feet. Clients who opt for Brazilians or bikini-waxing sessions can specify exactly how much hair they want removed.
The aestheticians at Sophia's Skin Studio are skilled in speed-waxing and pain-minimizing techniques. Cirepil is one of their secrets; imported from France, this customizable wax exfoliates the skin and leaves the hair finer over time.
Additional pampering services out of Sophia's Skin Studio include restorative facials or use dead sea salt to exfoliate skin during H2O2 treatments, which relieve irritation caused by waxing and microdermabrasion. All clients at the small, intimate spa are offered their choice of adult beverages and snacks, an ideal prelude to a deep-tissue or hot-stone massage.
Under the guidance of medical director Chad Masters, licensed aestheticians keep clients? true age hidden with a plethora of anti-aging treatments. Excelling in the administration of facials, microdermabrasion, and a range of peels, Beautiful Skin is able to keep skin looking fresher than the day it was first removed from its protective packaging. The boutique med spa?s other offerings?including laser hair removal and microcurrent cellulite reduction?ensure bodies are kept smooth and taut to match.