At Bellara Salon & Spa, stylists and aestheticians demonstrate their passion for helping their clients feel younger, fresher, and healthier. Facials and medical-grade microdermabrasion treatments lift away layers of dead skin cells, and deep-tissue massages melt away the demands of work, the stresses of family life, and the muscle soreness from uphill-both-ways school commutes.
Color and corrective hair treatments transform locks with infusions of silky keratin or striking highlights. Facial and body waxing services quickly remove unwanted hair for weeks.
Doctor of Chiropractic Tony Baratta believes that well-being stems from proper nutrition, a healthy lifestyle, physical fitness, and necessary chiropractic care. Alongside his team of holistic-healthcare experts, he supplements his thorough exams and corrective spinal adjustments with nutritional counseling, lifestyle advice, and massage therapy. His commitment to keeping people well-educated in regards to their health extends to the public realm, where he gives regular lectures, and his collection of online articles, which dole out advice on exercise, healthy-eating habits, and how to contort your way through subway turnstiles.
Drawing on her 25 years spent studying human health and 8 years as an aesthetician, Madelyn offers a multitude of treatments to make faces look youthful and bright. A robust menu of services ranges from pumpkin enzyme peel facials to infusion ultrasound treatments that work to rebuild tissue and deliver products to deeper layers of skin. PCA Skin products is her clinical product line of choice, whether she's fighting acne or deep-cleansing pores. Madelyn—who's fond of saying "Put your best face forward"—also performs microdermabrasion, ultrasound, waxing, sugaring, and lash tinting, among other beautifying treatments.
East2West Massage's certified massage therapists practice techniques that earned the business the title of Best Massage from CityVoter in 2010. During 60-minute massages, professionals practice modalities such as Swedish, Hawaiian lomi lomi, or deep tissue. Couples massages bring together dynamic duos such as friends, partners, or rival professional wrestlers for side-by-side muscle molding. Soothing music augments private, candlelit relaxation sanctuaries where clients receive treatments.
Descending from four generations of hair stylists, Nicholaus Augustine has spent the past 10 years honing his craft and now brings this experience to St. James Studio Salon & Spa. During services, he works with clients to design a look that enhances features, whether through stylish cuts that reveal favored earlobes or highlights that complement skin tone. He can also nourish dry strands back to health with conditioning treatments, and reduce frizz for up to five months with Keratin smoothing formulas.
Touch Be Known's certified massage therapist, Wesley J. Williams, understands the connection between physical and psychological well-being and how massage therapy can foster both. Because each client is different, he customizes every session, drawing together techniques from several modalities such as Swedish, deep-tissue, and lomilomi massage. Wesley makes a point to build on the knowledge he already has by pursuing opportunities to perfect his craft and explore new areas of the healing arts.