One wasn't enough for Radiant Complexions Dermatology Clinics—its team of doctors and nurse practitioners have established 11 offices across Iowa and Arizona in the past decade. At each location, dermatology specialists preserve the health and unique character of all skin types with medical and cosmetic treatments. They can resolve all types of skin problems, and tend to strictly aesthetic concerns from the outside in with chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and dermal fillers. Offices are equipped with advanced StarLux fractional lasers, which firm the skin by stimulating collagen production at the dermal layer, and VelaShape machines that use radio and light energies to reduce the appearance of cellulite and sagging skin. A scientifically formulated line of skincare products allow for at-home care with glycolic acid, retinol, and Vitamin C.
Arrowhead Dermatology wrangles a team of board-certified dermatologists, nurse practitioners, and aestheticians—many of whom have worked in harrowing environments, such as burn wards, the air force, and Texas. Their services tend to fall into two categories: treatments that promote healthy skin and treatments with a more cosmetic slant. For the former, Arrowhead's dermatologists perform mole monitoring for skin cancers, offer treatment for warts, rashes, and cysts, and put together plans that help patients reduce acne outbreaks. On the cosmetic side, they'll team up with their aestheticians to perform laser hair removal, microdermabrasion treatments, and vestigial rhino-horn buffing.
Pleasure Paradise Salon and Spa’s cosseting confines challenge the common spa tendency to only cater to female patrons by doling out aesthetic services geared toward both genders. Seasoned hairstylists sculpt men’s and women's locks into stylish configurations that mirror trending fashions. Licensed therapists soothe tired muscles with six massage modalities, and facials infused with vitamins and botanicals cleanse skin of blotches stemming from naps in a box of temporary tattoos.
Whether looking to improve their skin's condition or enhance it, The Glamour Co. has clients covered. Under the direction of licensed aesthetician Pamela Abshear, the staff diminishes imperfections, such as fine lines and acne scars, with microdermabrasion—a process that uses a diamond-tipped wand to remove dead skin cells. The staff also renders mascara obsolete by darkening, curling, or adding length to lashes for weeks on end. For more permanent beauty, Abshear lines the eyes, lips, or brows with permanent-makeup pigment.
Hand & Stone’s extensive list of spa offerings, including the facials and massages, realigns mind, body, and tagalong spirit. During a hot-stone massage, a friendly massage therapist strategically utilizes heated smooth river stones on your body to deliver a comfortable warmth that will drain away tension and bring your muscles to optimal stress-exorcism temperature. The benefits of massage are numerous and include stress reduction, pain relief, and decreased chilly bloods. Hand & Stone’s signature facials are tailored to ameliorate existing skin conditions while rejuvenating expression-weary visages through deep cleansing, exfoliation, and extraction. With the three-month membership, you can experience high-quality pampering in all its refreshing forms at member prices, which can change the price of an eyebrow shaping from $20 to $15 or the price of an 80-minute massage from $99.95 to $59.95.
An Aveda salon, The Rose Hair Studio offers clients a wide array of aesthetic services designed to keep bodies beautiful from tip to toe. A simple cut and blow-dry ($25–$55 for women) is an easy way to refresh your look, and a texturizing treatment such as permanent waving ($55–$95) can give your 'do an extra dimension considered purely theoretical by many follicular physicists. Those who prefer to let their hair cut and maintain itself can instead avail themselves of skin-centric services such as anti-aging facials ($35), which act like a reverse hourglass to suck back the sands of time, or extremity enhancers such as the Caribbean therapy manicure ($25) and pedicure ($45), which use essential oils to keep hands and feet ready for impromptu patty-cake contests.