During more than 15 years in the beauty industry, Tracy Belknap experienced firsthand the positive effects beauty treatments can have on a woman's self-esteem. She helps bolster her clients' confidence with simple beauty solutions and has even seen women cry with joy after a single treatment, a reaction that only strengthened her resolve to found Lash Envy & Day Spa. Though she offers facials and other spa treatments, Tracy has a particular affinity for luxurious eyelash extensions, which she has been applying for the last seven years. The licensed eyelash specialist and her four other lash artists all rely on a steady hand and medical-grade glue to affix the single-strand lashes to 70% or 100% of natural lashes or to the full forehead.
The Women's Centre for Excellence treats women from adolescence onward with both medical and med-spa services. Five physicians rule the medical campus, their specialties ranging from coaching women through conception and pregnancy to convincing storks that they cannot raise human babies. On the med spa side, Board Certified Laser Technicians supervised by physicians helm laser hair-removal treatments, microdermabrasions, and chemical peels. Treatments draw strength in part from brand-name skincare solutions, from the prescription-strength Obagi Nu-Derm system to the ever-popular Botox.
A head of green hair is not usually the desired outcome of a do-it-yourself coloring job. That's where Luscious Locks' owner Jessica Ramirez comes in; drawing from an education at a Paul Mitchell school and nine years in the haircare business, Jessica deals with such coiffure don'ts with finesse. Within light-strewn confines perched close to Lake Mineola, the stylist repairs damage from coloring mishaps and berets sculpted from taffy or simply spruces up locks with cuts that jive with each customer's lifestyle. She begins each hair appointment by luring out content sighs with a shampoo and a five-minute head massage.
Redken color, Bioelements skincare, Mink lash extensions—these are just a few of the products that give natural beauty a helping hand inside Chakra Salon & Spa. During services, stylists consult with clients to determine the most flattering looks—be it through a new hue, dramatic cut, or makeup application.
Dr. Ramesh C. Bhatheja has devoted more than 30 years of his life to dental care, including nearly two decades at the helm of Ocoee Dental Care P.A. Dr. Ramesh draws upon that experience, which includes a stint as an assistant professor at NYU, to diagnose and remedy a wide range of dental issues. The team fills cavities and also performs root canals and oral surgeries. Routine check-ups and cleanings, as well as cosmetic procedures including veneers and teeth whitening, keep smiles beautiful even when they are directed eerily at a burning warehouse.
For more than 16 years, MB Skincare aesthetician Minan has worked to improve clients' appearances with advanced treatments. Among her specialties are waxing, eyelash extensions, and chemical peels that smooth complexions and diminish fine lines or blemishes. Patrons may also opt for services such as back facials with Dead Sea mud or Parafango body wraps that smooth away cellulite.