Metropoli-TAN Airbrush Tanning's licensed aesthetician simulates the sun's rays to counterfeit tans. As with any good counterfeit, creating an authentic-looking tan requires some artistic skill and the right resources. She starts with Norvell Tanning Solutions products, which she wields so capably that the product manufacturer certifies her skills. She then hand-applies the pigment-inducing spray with an airbrush, taking into account things such as the body's natural contours and whether or not your imaginary friend fell asleep on your stomach at the beach yesterday. The result is natural-looking, UV-free tans.
The research staff at 7E—a medical-aesthetic company that prides itself on skincare innovations—designs noninvasive treatments that combat the effects of aging and bolster all-over wellness. Once staff members have perfected a solution, they share the fruits of their labors with clients at 7E Fit Spa. One of these many fruits is the Torc Plus, an FDA-approved body-contouring machine that works to deplete inches and bulk up muscles in bodies through electrical stimulation. The spa’s noninvasive face-lifts tighten visages while evening out skin tone, reducing puffiness, and increasing circulation, and saunas detoxify the body and relax clients with infrared heat shoplifted from the equator.
Dr. Perlin and Dr. Jonynas lead a staff of trained technicians at Smiles By Design to even out unwanted fine lines and wrinkles with crease-targeting injections of Botox Cosmetic. Each microneedle injection works to reduce muscle activity to temporarily soften the appearance of facial furrows until countenances are as smooth as cashmere-clad clouds. Patients consult with a healthcare professional to focus on flattening pesky creases in areas such as the forehead, upper neck, brow, and lips. The procedure takes a few minutes, depending on the number of treatment areas, but the effects of treatment may not become apparent for several days after the session. Results, like a snowman's life-insurance policy, may last up to anywhere from three to six months.
Many people think that if they need to get serious work done?a therapeutic massage, microdermabrasion?they have to sacrifice a spa environment for something more clinical. Spa Space defies that notion by offering an extensive menu of results-oriented treatments in a relaxed, sophisticated atmosphere. Their approach has been lauded by many: Lucky magazine called the space "pure bliss," while Allure honored their Pacific Paradise body treatment with one of their coveted Best of Beauty awards.
As one of their signature services, the Pacific Paradise treatment follows with Spa Space's philosophy. Not only is it a 30-minute mango scrub that softens skin and relaxes the body, but it also includes a one-hour massage that reduces tension. Most of their treatments are this way?there's also a pedicure with almond oil to treat dry, itchy skin, and a Sonya Dakar fitness facial with massage to tighten facial muscles. Services are administered with products from brands such as Kiehl's and SkinCeuticals, and clients can arrange to order lunch from Pastoral between services for their hungry bike waiting outside.
Cathy Cano wants The Skin Division to set a new standard. Dedicated to her clients' concerns both big and small, Cano keeps weekend hours and offers complimentary consultations to ensure questions are answered. Her services are designed to address any complexion need, from exfoliating microdermabrasions and chemical peels to laser resurfacing that finally erases marker mustaches. She performs more lasting procedures as well, including laser hair-removal treatments and permanent-makeup applications.