Carolyn B. Melby has more certifications and licenses than she can shake a stick at—an obvious truth when you consider that she has yet to receive a certification in stick shaking. During her 30-plus years in the skincare industry, Carolyn has earned an aesthetician license, two business degrees, a certification in permanent makeup, and a license in medical laser technology in the state of Arizona. Given such a broad skill set, her similarly wide selection of services comes as little surprise to her clients. Of her many talents, Carolyn most often works with aging, acne-prone, or hyperpigmented skin—conditions that she diligently treats with high-end services such as microdermabrasion, skin-rejuvenation therapy, and permanent makeup applications.
Former chief resident in plastic surgery at University of Cincinnati and member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Dr. Khang N. Thai taps into a medical fountain of youth, rejuvenating weathered visages with the latest aesthetic medical procedures. Each Botox treatment begins with a personal consultation that determines if the patient is eligible for injections, before giving them advice on whether smooth of crunchy peanut butter makes the better facial cream. All skin-spackling candidates will then receive a series of injections that can help smooth wrinkles for areas such as crow’s-feet or between the eyebrows. Any patients not eligible for the procedure will receive a full refund.
The relaxing atmosphere of a traditional spa is balanced with professionalism of a doctor’s office at All About You Medspa. It’s staffed by a team of registered nurses, licensed massage therapists, and laser technicians. Their diverse menu of services also reflects this balance. Stylists take care of hair at seven different salon stations. Aestheticians perform chemical peels and photofacials—an advanced technique to remove red and brown marks from the skin—in addition to revitalizing European facials and manicures. Laser techs on hand use up-to-date technology to zap away hair for long periods—one of the many noninvasive, nonsurgical procedures offered at the spa.
The hairstylists, makeup artists, aestheticians, and medical professionals of Skin Gravy Aesthetics & Laser combine their respective skills to help women beautify nearly any area of the body. The center excels in noninvasive treatments. Meanwhile, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and injections of Botox and Juvéderm leave faces youthful enough to sweep the awards at the kindergarten field day.
Few women enjoy climbing out of a cozy bed to blearily begin their daily beauty regimen. Licensed medical aesthetician Andrea Sandoval helps clients reclaim their REM hours with her menu of permanent-makeup services. Using a blend of cosmetic pigments crafted from natural ingredients, Andrea carefully applies deft shades to the dermal layer of the skin to create makeup that won’t rub away when swimming, sleeping, or checking to see if the water hose is clogged. She can enhance brows to add definition to the face’s overall appearance, add a lush darkness to lash lines, or emphasize lips’ plumpness. Andrea can also blend the natural pigments to match skin tone, seamlessly masking complexion imperfections once and for all.