True to their name, Hair to Bare specializes in laser hair removal. Their technicians employ intense pulses of light to target follicles on almost any part of the body, minimizing further growth with little pain. But the clinic’s reach goes beyond removing hair to treat faces and bodies with a variety of aesthetic services. Skin rejuvenation treatments erase blemishes and wrinkles from acne, sun exposure, or thinking really, really hard.
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Inside Executive Tans' welcoming salon, a quartet of UV-tanning beds and an experienced airbrush-tanning artist await to burnish skin in a sultry summer glow. The selection of UV bed styles includes one standup booth and the Classic Legs bed, which only tans the gams to match more naturally tan upper bodies or to even out sock and ankle-watch tan lines. Coating bods in a UV-free tan, the trained staff wields an airbrush wand to spray skin in a finely textured pigmented mist, leaving skin with a streak-free glow lasting for five to seven days. Patrons can don one of the salon's paper bikinis or bring their own swimsuit, resting assured that the nonstaining spray easily washes out of clothing. The salon's shelves are stocked in a variety of tanning lotions, which hydrate skin while prolonging tans for weeks of beachside strolls or parading around Antarctica to make the citizens jealous.
Leather chairs, marble floors, and exposed ceilings blanket visitors as they enter All About You, an Elite L'Oréal Professionnel exclusive salon. Lauren Johnson and Amy Antoine, the duo of stylists that oversees these confines, carry experience as long as their most infrequent clients' hair. Lauren studied at The Salon Professional Academy, endorsed by Redken, whereas Amy has worked within the beauty industry for more than 20 years. Drawing from these backgrounds, they snip cuts, apply color, and add feather extensions. Other services include specialized L'Oréal treatments, such as a Fiberceutic deep-conditioning product that strengthens hair.
Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Lawrence Janowski of Sonata Laser Aesthetics smoothes aging faces with Botox treatments. The doctor injects the FDA-approved medicine directly into facial muscles to impede the nerve impulses responsible for the formation of wrinkles, fine lines, and railroad lines impeding the visage from achieving maximum attractiveness. Twenty units generally treat one area and help to temporarily reduce the appearance of moderate to severe lines between the brows in clients aged 18–65, while other areas may require additional units ($10/unit). The de-wrinkling effects of the quick noninvasive treatment begin to kick in a few days after the injections take place and typically last three–six months, or the average gestation period of the lesser-horned newt.
Industrie Hairdressing founders Holly Tignor and Mary Cahill Garrard are a natural match. Aside from having similar career trajectories—they each got their starts in the early 90s before developing their skills on the artistic team at U.K.-based Toni&Guy—the two share an ambitious streak that led them to establish Creating Beauty, a three-tiered company that consists of two concept salons and a hairdressing academy.
At Industrie Hairdressing, the idea is to draw inspiration from all forms of art and design using an approach to styling that's as freeform as the episode of Jeopardy! where Alex Trebek had to improvise all the clues. During sessions, stylists grouped into five levels based on experience and education consult with their clients to create styles that best suit the client's lifestyle and face shape. They do this by drawing on a full line of Bumble and Bumble products.