Licensed aesthetician L. Marie Gazzana takes great pride in offering her clients cutting-edge beauty treatments. But it was her personal quest for self-improvement that led her to adopt one of her spa's most popular treatments: the infrared body wrap. After giving birth to twin boys, the busy working mother searched near and far for a treatment that could help her ditch the baby weight without compromising what little free time she had. She decided to give infrared body wraps a try, and after losing 51 pounds and gaining loads of new energy, she decided to share the service with her clients.
At L Marie's Bare Elegance, newly svelte physiques can also find further enhancement with a menu of facials, eyelash extensions, and full-body waxing services, which includes several options tailored exclusively to men. L Marie provides access to a relaxation room from Caesar's Palace with enchanting decor. She also offers clients refreshments such as mimosas or sparkling juice. After-hours appointments are available by request.
Through a vast knowledge of anatomy and an ability to recognize pain points, the AetheraSpa team tackles the bodily pain found in others. To soothe the discomfort of clients, the team draws on a wealth of massage styles such as shiatsu, prenatal, reflexology, and lymphatic drainage. The crew services nails, skin, lashes, hair, and waxing needs and, using seaweed and mud, leave skin soft—making stories about being stuck in a cloud for hours instead of at work seem more believable. They also wield paraffin wax and gel nail polish to help patrons work toward beauty goals.
The experienced aestheticians of Vanity Skin Studio beautify bodies with a variety of services in their elegant studio space. Patrons can bronze bodies with an Infinity Sun custom airbrush tan in light, medium, or dark tones, each ranging from mild shades to hues as intense as a postmodern-poetry major. The hydrating formula coats outer selves in a fine mist for even coverage that lasts for up to 10 days. Undergarments are optional during the spray-tan session, which takes approximately 10 minutes, with an additional five minutes of drying time. Alternatively, unburden unmentionable areas of follicular inhabitants with a Brazilian wax. Wax wizards can complete the hair removal in approximately 15 minutes, which is exactly how long it takes to find one’s reflection in an industrial vat of wax. For the procedure to be most effective, clients should have at least 1/4 inch of hair growth.
Visiting Vogue Salon & Permanent Makeup is like going to a concert: your experience varies greatly depending on where you sit. Clients who take a seat in one of the massaging pedicure thrones relax as technicians apply gel or acrylic polish, whereas men, women, and kids who rest against the curved backs and arms of the rotating styling stools chatter as stylists perform haircuts and Redken color treatments. One of the most sought-out seats in the house is the permanent-makeup chair, which resembles a padded pool lounge chair and is used during waxing as well as makeup sessions. The staff prides itself on its inking expertise and even offers a six-month apprenticeship for artists who want to learn how to draw in eyebrows, eyeliner, and lip liner like professionals, or at least like the artist who painted Richard Nixon's official White House portrait.
Since opening her beauty boutique and day spa in the fittingly chic locale of Boca Park Fashion Village, Yvonne Rodriguez has overseen Mixt Cosmetics’ transformation into a one-stop beauty shop with services that include facials, waxing, and eyelash extensions. The spa’s staff works tirelessly to bolster beauty and confidence with glamour-enhancing cosmetic services that stay true to Yvonne’s original mission statement, “We specialize in sexy.”
In pursuit of this singular goal, makeup artists spruce up complexions with Eye Candy and Smashbox cosmetics, and a full-service lash bar extends eye fringe with sets of lashes made of mink and silk. On the other side of the salon, hair stylists tame bouncy curls and charm snake-infested scalps while licensed aestheticians strip away dirt and excess body hair with facials and gentle waxing treatments. The spa’s friendly, funky environment lends itself to quality girl time; laughter and lively chatter blend seamlessly with the salon’s regular soundtrack of clips and contented sighs.
With more than 25 years experience under their belt, the staff at Classylash & Spa Services is showing no signs of slowing down. The staff still performs lash and skin services seven days a week, and the processes are as intricate as ever. Using a medical-grade adhesive, technicians adhere synthetic mink to each individual lash, creating longer, fuller lashes that make it easier to flirt or deflect pennies falling from skyscrapers. Other services also benefit from small touches: Staffers can add a pumpkin-based peel rich in glycolic and lactic acids to make the radiant facial more effective or hot stones to a massage, causing aches to melt. The spa even features practitioners of ashiatsu oriental bar therapy, in which massage therapists use their bare feet to knead out tension and open cranberry-sauce containers without a can opener.