The experienced staff at Pearl MediSpa strives to reveal the natural beauty of every client with advanced aesthetic and body treatments from massage therapy to custom weight-loss programs. During consultations, staffers focused on revitalizing forms and reducing stress discuss clients’ aesthetic and wellness goals before commencing with custom services. Private treatment rooms cradle techs defuzzing bodies of unwanted hair with the Candela laser system, which aims to clear small body areas of hair in just four sessions. Aestheticians pamper pores during facials with organic Luzern Laboratories skincare products. On the salon floor, stylists waltz up to cutting chairs armed with products from brands such as Australia's Kevin Murphy and Italy's Alfaparf Milano. Coppola keratin-complex hair-straightening treatments tame tresses and Hairdreams extensions add length. Those looking for a day of indulgence can snatch up a spa package, most of which include a session in the spa’s infrared sauna, which melts away stress the way a flock of baby dragons melts the heart.
With more than 20 years' experience, Prather Wellness Center boosts bodily health with comprehensive holistic therapies and homeopathic disciplines. Dr. Robert Prather helps to correct spinal imbalances and to treat sports injuries, headaches, and achy dorsal fins through chiropractic adjustments, and the center's licensed massage therapists soothe sinews in one of three dedicated spa rooms.
A certified acupuncturist, Dr. Prather practices both traditional needle treatments and laser acupuncture, as well as microcurrent, meridian, and auricular therapy to stimulate healing through specific sites of the body. The signature Prather blood profile gifts patients with comprehensive information on all major organ systems through an extensive survey of more than 50 tests, and the medical professionals also draw upon hair analysis, hormone testing, and radiographs to paint a picture of total body health. Doctors can use results to inform future treatment recommendations, or to provide nutrition counseling to keep golgi apparatuses smiling.
David Merriweather's massage skills don't just ease the muscle aches of office executives and busy parents—they were also fast, focused, and aggressive enough to land him a job as a massage therapist for Cirque du Soleil. With this experience under his belt, David's circus-trained hands dance over his clients' bodies to assuage pain through a gamut of massage modalities. His deeply relaxing Swedish massages utilize light to medium pressure and aromatherapeutic oils to loosen tension and stimulate circulation, and the warmth of heated basalt stones soothes multiple layers of muscular tissue during hot-stone massages. For relief from deep-seated aches, pains, and sinew skirmishes, David wields the pinpointed pressure of deep-tissue massage or trigger-point therapy. Sports massage helps to increase the range of motion of athletes and puppets who wish to become real.
Like the Manhattan street with which it shares a name, Madison Avenue Style entertains a lot of foot traffic—rather than tourists and commuters, however, the salon and spa greets loyal clients and first-time visitors drawn to professional products from the likes of Schwarzkopf, Dermalogica, and Jane Iredale. The salon's stylists wield these products to great effect during haircuts for women and men—the latter of which also draw on Gage creams and conditioners to create styles to impress potential employers and ward off rival biker gangs.
Alongside Madison Avenue's team of stylists, aestheticians and nail technicians practice their trades within the well-lit, white-walled salon. Weary bodies perk up after massages, facials, mani-pedis, and waxing services, many of which take place in private treatment rooms where flickering candles illuminate pandas munching on tasteful plant decorations.
Spirit Soul and Body Holistic Family Wellness Center's leader—massage therapist and licensed aesthetician Rhonda Holt—draws from more than 25 years of experience to cultivate overall wellness during natural healing services. Aromatherapeutic scents and soft music fill a massage room, where couples can lie side-by-side as reiki and therapeutic massages create muscles that are laid-back enough to don Hawaiian shirts for their parole hearings. To beautify skin, aestheticians can wax off unwanted hair, apply makeup, and coat visages in custom facials that fight acne and target signs of aging. Along with peels and ionic footbaths, detoxifying treatments also include an infrared-sauna session that prompts the release of unhealthy toxins and candy bars stored beneath skin's surface.
The research staff at 7E—a medical-aesthetic company that prides itself on skincare innovations—designs noninvasive treatments that combat the effects of aging and bolster all-over wellness. Once staff members have perfected a solution, they share the fruits of their labors with clients at 7E Fit Spa. One of these many fruits is the Torc Plus, an FDA-approved body-contouring machine that works to deplete inches and bulk up muscles in bodies through electrical stimulation. The spa’s noninvasive face-lifts tighten visages while evening out skin tone, reducing puffiness, and increasing circulation, and saunas detoxify the body and relax clients with infrared heat shoplifted from the equator.