Though most people pose the question ?if there was one thing you could change about yourself, what would it be?? as a conversation starter, Dr. John F. Hsu asks it so he can fulfill that wish. As a plastic surgeon, he helps build confidence by lifting, reducing, and reconstructing natural features. Aside from surgery, he works to enhance his clients' appearance with other procedures including spider-vein removal and weight-loss programs. Dr. Hsu backs all his treatments with a wealth of knowledge and experience, including a variety of degrees from top universities including UCLA and NYU and time spent training at hospitals such as Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and researching at institutions such as Harvard and the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.
Alan Darush MD sat down at his computer, and rather than seeing a flurry of Facebook updates, tweets, and piles of junk email, he saw opportunity. Realizing that the internet could be used to bring dermatologist-created skincare products and guides to the home, he founded NewLaserSkinCenter.com. In conjunction with the website, the brick-and-mortar NewSkin Laser Center keeps client?s skin young and healthy with skin treatments including Juvaderm, Restylane, and Radiesse. The center?s services include technologically advanced treatments, such as acne treatments that target blemish with a blue light that activates a sensitizing agent and photofacials that repair damaged skin with light energy, as well as Venus Freeze, IPL facials, and laser hair removal. For the time between treatments, clients can visit the products page to stock up on products from Skinmedica and Neova to tend to skin needs at home.
In a private treatment room adorned with black-and-white wallpaper and accessories, Beautiful Xtreme Lashes? staff artists Kelly and Kenia dedicate themselves to prettying blinks with eyelash perms, three types of extensions, and other aesthetic services. In addition to applying regular makeup for weddings and formal events, Kelly provides an alternative with permanent makeup on brows, lids, and lips. The hair on 12 body areas is no match for their waxing services, and they also coat nails with gel polish, which provides chip-free color for up to three weeks.
Hair, nails, and skin metamorphose within the sunny, earth-toned confines of Head West Salon. For instance, their waxing services remove hair with varying degrees of permanence. Facials performed by trained aestheticians reveal natural beauty that makeup artists can accent. More pampering comes in the form of muscle-soothing massages, manicures, and pedicures that start with a swirling footbath to relax aching toes or give clients a venue where they can test out their ankle floaties.
Vidal Sassoon Academy?trained Annie Dobie has tended to oily, dry, sensitive, and acne-riddled skin for more than 20 years. Nestled inside her nook at Sola Suites, her services include chemical peels, ultrasonic microdermabrasion treatments, and nourishing facials, which employ products from PCA and Epicuren to improve clients' complexions. Although facials remain her top service, Annie also offers full body waxing, from shaping eyebrows to defuzzing bikini areas, never double-dipping wax to ensure a clean and smooth session.