Led by Dr. Grace Kwon Hong, SkinRenew Laser Medical Center’s physician-only team unearths youthful countenances and helps to maintain overall skin strength. During the microdermabrasion treatment, a physician deftly manipulates a handheld tool that directs minute aluminum-oxide crystals across the epidermis, gently exfoliating away dead cells to reveal the more even complexion and healthier skin that’s been biding its time in the dermis ever since Guiding Light went off the air.
Thanks to a team of versatile stylists, it’s not uncommon for Salon Karisma’s haircuts and treatments to end with strikingly different results—one woman may leave with a playful, modern bob, while another may strut out the salon’s door with streaks of highlights that catch sunlight as she walks. Though diverse, many of these cuts and styles begin with a sudsy shampoo and a consultation that gets clients involved in the creative process.When determining the right cut or color for you, stylists carefully consider aspects such as your facial features and personal style. If the occasion calls for it, they can add curl with perms, length with hair extensions, and volume with stereo barrettes. Their concern for style doesn’t stop at the scalp; the salon’s ear-piercing services give clients the option to adorn their lobes with sparkling studs or flashbulbs with which to stun celebrities before kidnapping them and assuming their identity.
Lynne Wooddy has worked as a massage therapist for more than 25 years, using the power of strong strokes and gentle touches to un-knot tense muscles and relax stressed shoulders. She deepened her knowledge of how the body works when she worked in a chiropractor's office, treating those injured via auto accidents and sports. When she massages a client today, she combines her years of experience with what she's learned about kinesiology and anatomy to create a completely customized treatment.
Elvira Luqman, a licensed aesthetician, revitalizes and transforms exteriors from top to bottom using couture beauty products and specialized treatments. Personalized facial treatments, such as custom-blended peels and microdermabrasion-assisted facials, begin with an in-depth analysis that traces the skin’s history by summoning the scarred spirits of all past blackheads. Elvira streamlines beauty regimens with waxing services as well as makeup and lash applications. Located within Polished & Pampered, her stress-free oasis welcomes guests with an expanded facility featuring hardwood floors, flowing purple drapes, and soft lighting.
At Loma Vista Dental, dentist Vatche Wassilian offers patients plenty of ways to understand what's going on inside their mouths. Dr. Wassilian—who has been practicing general and cosmetic dentistry for more than 20 years—has outfitted his office with DVD players, digital x-rays, and intraoral cameras that can capture and display clear images of teeth and gums. And to make sure he never misses the next industry innovation, Dr. Wassilian undergoes continuing education. In addition to advanced services such as veneers and no-metal crowns, Dr. Wassilian customizes night guards for people who grind their teeth or engage in the dangerous sport of sleepboxing.