The experts at Perfect Brow enhance natural beauty with a slate of specialty services that have long been popular in India. Threading, for instance, uses thin cotton filaments to remove hair by the follicle with surgical precision, sculpting fine lines, reshaping arches, and banishing unibrows. The aestheticians also accent the skin with henna, creating artful, often florid, designs that last up to 10 days, allowing patrons to decorate their body without the permanence of a tattoo or the inconvenience of gluing wallpaper to their face.
Smiley Dental's quintet of dentists keeps tooth decay at bay and gums healthy with general, surgical, and cosmetic dentistry for the whole family. Their gentle services cover everything from checkups and fillings to extractions, implants, and dentures. They also accomplish quality orthodontics with braces designed to suit the smiles of all ages.
Drs. Brian and E. Glenn Clark draw from a combined 40 years of dental experience to preserve gums and their enamel tenants. During the initial visit, x-rays lay bare oral predicaments such as bone loss and trapped peanut butter, employing a digital technique that uses less radiation than conventional radiography. A dental exam follows, in which a tooth technician ousts tartar, checks for cavities, and cleans tusks with professional care. During the second appointment, clients receive four 15-minute Zoom! whitening treatments, using trays prepared during the initial visit. A chair-side collaboration between whitening gel and Zoom! light penetrates stains and disarms discoloration with charming vaudevillian banter, restoring the teeth's burnish.
A wildly successful alternative to traditional day spas?its more than 300 locations blanket 36 states and half a dozen countries?Planet Beach Contempo Spa is a futuristic relaxation station where state-of-the-art machines administer all the spa and tanning services. These friendly automatons sometimes replace familiar treatments, as in the Luminous facial, a light-based service that delivers blemish-busting results similar to those of a conventional facial. But other equipment maps out new spa territory entirely: the hydro-derma fusion chamber moisturizes the whole body with nutrient-rich steam in order to offset the effects of a dry climate or a rear-end collision with a salt truck. Other machines whiten teeth, spray tan skin, and massage muscles.
Planet Beach operates on a gym-style membership system, meaning that members purchase packages or pay flat monthly rates. As members spend more time at the spa, they get to know the helpful assistants who are always on hand to demonstrate how to use the equipment without activating its ability to cry.
If there's one thing the team at Mansfield Dental Center knows for sure, it's that patients love to be comfortable. They've designed nearly every facet of the office to make patients feel like they're in a spa instead of a dental office. It starts in the lobby, where the staff serves lattes and hot chocolate, guests surf the web, and kids play in the video-game room. Then, in the treatment rooms, heated pillows and blankets assuage patients while they watch satellite TV. When it's time for treatment, the staff uses a combination of numbing gel and a DentalVibe tool, which is designed to reduce injection pain by gently vibrating the gums.
Dr. Mark Bickston and his small, close-knit team—which includes office manager Sherry and primary assistant Evenetta—have been working together for more than 20 years. The office is also a registered Venus Freeze provider: Dr. Bickston's wife, Susan, performs the anti-aging sessions in a private, spa-like treatment room. The reception area speaks of the crew's commitment to patients' comfort: a reclining Tempur-Pedic massage chair invites guests to sit back and watch the fish in the brightly colored aquarium perform scenes from The Little Mermaid.