The Eastern art of brow threading has become wildly popular in the United States, a trend aesthetician Almas Karowalia astutely followed, enabling her to open 15 locations of Perfect Brow Bar across the Midwest, Texas, and Louisiana. At each outpost, practitioners clean up uneven brows and hairlines with strands of twisted thread that can remove multiple rows of hair with a single pass. Her teams boast that they can complete brows in as little as 5 minutes and require only 10–15 minutes to thread an entire face. The expedient technique generally results in less pain and irritation than other hair-removal methods, though at Perfect Brow Bar patrons can also opt for traditional waxing services. In addition to hair removal, aestheticians dress up skin with makeup applications, lash extensions, and henna tattoos of tuxedos or ball gowns.
The professional facilities at Arizona Sunrays include a massive gym filled with a range of gymnastics equipment, an area for preschool-age children with preschool-sized equipment, and a dance studio. During Kids Night Out, a highly trained staff will ensure that each child has the best instruction while enjoying diverse physical-education activities. Kids Night Out is subject to availability, so call ahead to reserve a spot. Parents or guardians must sign a release form.
Dermal fillers such as Botox and Juvéderm require injection by a steady, confident hand. Not only has Beautiful U Aesthetics’ nurse, Anne Hubbard, mastered the ministration of these cosmetic boosters, she's demonstrated the procedure on a live KARK 4 segment to illustrate the simplicity of the process and prove that she could do it while riding a unicycle and reciting the Cyrillic alphabet. Anne’s specialties range from skin-smoothing injectables to facial services such as microdermabrasion and chemical peels. She can also apply permanent eyeliner above and below the peepers, enhancing clients’ natural features without the wastefulness of applying makeup every morning or using up a birthday wish on something besides preventing asteroid strikes.
Since 2001, Melt has crafted homemade skincare and bath products by infusing natural ingredients with striking scents, such as vanilla cake batter and ginger pear. To ensure the absence of side effects, Melt tests each product on human volunteers instead of on animals or unwitting mannequins. Melt’s products range from silicone-free hemp shampoo to soy-wax candles with cotton wicks.
Premiere Tans transforms translucent skin into a golden covering using bakes, sprays, and polishes. The VersaSpa treatment, which is available at the Dave Ward Drive location, disperses natural oils while sunless bronzing agents evenly baste and moisturize skin with amino acids and aloe. The color spray dries quickly, revealing a deep shade of bronze that glows more than a burning frisbee thrown through the night sky. Choose between a cosmetic bronzer or a clear, nontinted solution, depending on which best suits your body.
Advanced Skin Care Solutions' medical director, Dr. Chris Cobb, draws from board certification and a membership in the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery to help patients touch-up their appearances during nonsurgical procedures. Dr. Cobb stays on-hand for all appointments to assist his certified medical team as they administer cosmetic injectables and wield lasers that can smooth surfaces and read any binary-code tattoos. In addition to their in-house procedures—which also include chemicals peels—the skincare professionals can recommend take-home products from brands such as Skin Medica.