As a full-service outfit, Mirror Mirror Salon Spa boasts a roster of expert stylists and aestheticians to preen and pamper bodies with services for men and women, including body wraps, perms, manicures, and facials. Hair stylists make over 'dos with Aveda deep-conditioning treatments, tress-taming keratin, and expertly applied extensions, and also shampoo, condition, and style locks during every haircut. For pampering below the hairline, aestheticians perform facials using Bioelements products to revamp skin with organic botanicals and massage arms and shoulders to relieve pain and tension.
Specializing in threading—the ancient technique of hair removal using thin cotton threads—the staff at Thread Away also is versed in a variety of beauty services, from facials to henna. Thread Away’s interior buzzes with staff expertly rolling and twisting thread to remove unwanted fuzz from the eyebrows, upper lip, and face, as well as offering temple massages to calm the mind and the mind’s pet genie. Meanwhile, tucked away in private rooms, aestheticians perform body-waxing services, and a host of facials use top-shelf Dermalogica products to care for all skin types. Each treatment is performed according to Thread Away’s core philosophy of “beauty through nature and healing,” which is reflected in the spa’s serene decor and organic, fresh ingredients used in its therapies.
Within whitewashed walls punctuated by deep-blue accents, the stylists and aestheticians at FM Hair Studio treat clients to services ranging from hairstyling to waxing and facials. Ladies can book appointments for professional coloring services or touchups, refresh their faces with chemical peels, or prep for fancy events with professional makeup services and lash extensions. A roster geared toward guys invites gentlemen to drop in for haircuts that include complimentary paraffin hand dips, hot-towel wraps, and scalp massages. Waxing services cater to the hirsute needs of both men and women, as aestheticians evict unwanted follicles during eyebrow touchups, Brazilians, and back waxes that optimize aerodynamics for shirtless skydiving.
Mylissa's Little Gallery renovates frontispieces with a vast variety of face-friendly therapies, using high-quality skincare products from lines such as glo. After a seasoned aesthetician conducts a complimentary in-depth skin analysis, customers can peruse the menu of services for a 30–60 minute facial or chemical exfoliation that best fits the habits of their flesh emoticon. Eradicate dead skin and improve one’s ability to breathe underwater with the Glocalming seaweed facial, which blends helpful herbs and antioxidant-rich ingredients into a nourishing mask ($99). Or lavish cheeks with the Gentleman’s Escape, which cleanses, hydrates, and improves the tone of manly mugs and the glamour of mug shots with a specially blended formula. Those opting for a chemical peel ($130) can choose from solutions of varying intensities that can brighten, smooth, and soften complexion. Whether skin is troubled by acne, is oily, or is full of indentations from sleeping on a keyboard, Mylissa’s Little Gallery boasts a facial therapy designed to combat derma flaws and rejuvenate faces of all skin types.
A board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon, Dr. Omeed Memar specializes in liposuction and fat transfer, holds a clinical assistant professorship at Northwestern University, and serves as the medical director of the Academic Dermatology & Skin Cancer Institute. He designs medical devices for fat transfer treatments, and his research has been showcased in leading scientific publications, making him a sought-after expert for speaking engagements and television appearances.
Dr. Memar combines his 12+ years of surgical expertise with an understanding of what it takes for clients to feel comfortable in their skin. A member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, he stays ahead of the latest advancements and can correct aesthetic imbalances ranging from sagging cheeks to acne scars to being a painting by Picasso. Blemishes as varied as spider veins, skin tags, age spots, and birthmarks can be zapped away with a medical-grade laser. Photofacials, peels, and microdermabrasion smooth away dead skin cells, while hair transplants revive depleted manes and resurfacing treatments take years off of hands. Minimal incision face-lifts, tucks, and liposuction, meanwhile, renovate bodies with more permanent solutions. Dr. Memar also specializes in restoring the youthful sparkle to eyes. Drawing on more than 10 years of experience, his eyelid lifts erase the bags and excess skin that drag winks down.
The technicians at Smuve Skincare Studio bundle bodies in relaxing body wraps and purify complexions with fragranced treatments. During a diet and lifestyle consultation, clients divulge personal and nutrition habits, such as how many hours per night they sleep on a bed of kale, so that experts can make wellness recommendations. Guests then slip into a simultaneous duo of treatments, including a 30-minute aromatherapy facial and far-infrared body wrap. The skin techs customize the facial to suit specific skin types with a starting lineup of cleansing, toning, and exfoliation. Gentle hands then massage facial and neck muscles before slathering faces with a cooling mask followed by moisturizer. Meanwhile, the far-infrared heat of the body wrap induces detoxifying perspiration to increase circulation, burn calories, and diminish muscular tension. Guests may emerge from the cocoon feeling refreshed with smoother skin and a set of cellulite-free butterfly wings.