Dr. Jeff Allyn has been a practicing chiropractic physician for more than two decades. In 1994, he opened the doors to his own practice at Berkley Chiropractic Clinic. Here, Dr. Allyn and his staff manage issues with muscles and bones in an honest, ethical fashion, zeroing in on each individual's unique needs. The process typically starts with a free consultation, which enables Dr. Allyn to pinpoint problem areas and determine whether or not a patient is actually just two pranksters stacked on each other's shoulders. From there, the doc and his staff decide if chiropractic manipulative care is an option, and if other forms of therapy, such as massage, could also be helpful.
Behind the pink curtains that accent Salon Miracles’ storefront windows, proprietor Judy Moon has created a tranquil haven for beauty and spa services. Stylists perform haircuts, color, and texturing treatments as aestheticians manicure fingers and toes, wax away unwanted body hair, and administer high-tech anti-aging treatments and reviving facials. In addition to her work at Salon Miracles, Judy offers spiritual readings and organizes open-mic nights at her adjacent business, Angel Moon Café. Judy also creates handmade angel and cross jewelry.
The staff at Progressive Laser beautify bodies with minimally invasive med-spa services during appointments scheduled seven days a week. Microdermabrasion and chemical peels exfoliate visages to imbue skin with a youthful glow, and injections of dermal fillers and Botox help smooth out fine lines. Hair removal with a Lumenis LightSheer laser can also clear-cut body foliage or pay homage to a favorite parent by shaping a patch of arm hair to spell out mom.
Recognized as the best local gift-wrapping service by Hour Detroit, Lisa's Gift Wrappers keeps surprises secure and stylish. More than 700 kinds of ribbon and 175 styles of wrapping paper wait to do their obfuscatory duty, aided by boxes, tags, and anti-snooping ink packs. Conceal a shirt-sized box ($12–$14) to astonish your favorite torso, or fill a coat box with untold wonders or a coat ($6 for box, $18–$22 for wrapping). In addition to a plethora of holiday-specific packages, the renegade wrappers take on corporate projects, such as eye-catching proposal envelopes. All project prices vary based on the present's proportions and materials used.
Years of searching for painless and effective hair-removal technology led Dr. Granowicz to the Aesthera PPx system. At Medical Laser Aesthetics, PLLC, he and his staff prevent hair from slowly taking over bodies by using Aesthera’s noninvasive, wand-like device to flash low levels of intense pulsed light on treatment areas, causing camera-shy hairs to flee the scene. During the hair-removal process, the Aesthera PPx system soothes skin with a mist of pure water, rather than relying on aesthetic lotions or anesthetic creams. Other than whisking away unneeded bodily fleece, the center’s technicians also use the powerful device to rejuvenate damaged skin, treat acne, and chime in at Pink Floyd laser-light shows. Regardless of the aesthetic need, the practitioners at Medical Laser Aesthetics work with clients to create personalized treatment plans.
The savvy barbers at Goodfellows cut, sculpt, and coddle unruly coifs in a charmingly old-school environment filled with antique boxing gloves, debonair hats, and classic black-and-white photos. Rows of glossy, restored barber chairs cradle ancillary bodies as scalp streamers are skillfully snipped and clipped into topiarian symmetry. Gents can choose from a lineup of classic clipper cuts (a $15 value each), as well as custom 'dos and flattops that double as dapper dance floors for soft-shoe raindrops. Once crops are complete, steady-handed barbers smother errant neck follicles in clouds of foam from an antique hot-lather machine, then escort them smoothly away on the backs of razors. Ladies’ (a $17 value each) and tots’ trims (a $13 value each) round out the service roster, and troves of old-school toys and post-haircut lollipops distract juvenile tongues from a tempting candy-stripe barber pole.
Fusion The Salon's stylists dress tresses with hair services for men, women, and children, as aestheticians banish unwanted bristles, age spots, and inches with help from advanced Syneron Emax Diode lasers. The salon's skilled staff cultivates fine coifs with haircuts, color services, and conditioning treatments. Visages luxuriate under age-erasing and skin-rejuvenating facials. VelaShape II treatments smooth and slim physiques, and Syneron Emax Diode lasers target unsightly strands and spotty skin—delivering notice of termination to the offending hair follicles and pigmented lesions in the form of thermal energy and a strongly worded email.