Rather than false lashes or implants, Simply Lashes' certified stylist, Lori Manny, applies Xtreme Lashes extensions to a single eyelash at a time. Despite being Lori's signature treatment, creating elegant, natural-looking lashes only skims the surface of her available services. A skincare specialist for more than 10 years, she treats epidermises with Dermalogica products during custom facials that can diminish signs of aging or acne. She likewise enriches skin by administering pore-unclogging chemical peels, waxing away unwanted body hair, and applying makeup that ranges from subtle to Blue Man Group impersonator.
Like the skilled artisan who hand mints every single US coin, the team at Platinum Skin Clinic focuses all its effort on making different faces look shiny and new. During microdermabrasion treatments, the aestheticians remove the top layers of skin to reduce fine lines, hyperpigmentation, acne, and scarring all in the name of making skin both healthy and beautiful.
A wildly successful alternative to traditional day spas—its more than 300 locations blanket 36 states and half a dozen countries—Planet Beach is a futuristic relaxation station where state-of-the-art machines administer all the spa and tanning services. These friendly automatons sometimes replace familiar treatments, as in the Luminous facial, a light-based service that delivers blemish-busting results similar to those of a conventional facial. But other equipment maps out new spa territory entirely: the Hydro-Derma Fusion chamber moisturizes the whole body with nutrient-rich steam in order to offset the effects of a dry climate or a rear-end collision with a salt truck. Other machines whiten teeth, spray-tan skin, and massage muscles.
Planet Beach operates on a gym-style membership system, meaning that members purchase packages or pay flat monthly rates. As members spend more time at the spa, they get to know the helpful assistants who are always on hand to demonstrate how to use the equipment without activating its ability to cry.