MPi's experienced RN wields physician-strength products such as La Roche-Posay and BioMedic to freshen and exfoliate faces. The 45-minute microdermabrasion sees a facial guru harnessing the combined power of microcrystals and a vacuum system to exfoliate the very top layer of skin, where dead cells linger on the visage's surface like a cluster of loitering astronauts. The treatment sweeps away the decrepit flakes, which create the appearance of dull skin and amplify wrinkles, to reveal a more youthful countenance in its wake. Like a buffalo's wings, a chemical peel varies in intensity from mild to strong. During the 45-minute procedure, the agent delves deep into the epidermis to exfoliate thoroughly, muscling through cellular barriers to help reduce hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, and blemishes.
Within Smile Studio DFW's meticulous office, a special teeth-whitening contraption stands at the ready to brighten smiles. Armed with a trademarked precision Applia-Brush, guests can ready their teeth with peroxide gel without worrying about troubling their gums. They then relax as beams of cool blue LED light wash over stains, activating the gel and whitening teeth up to eight shades. The process is faster and more effective than at-home whitening kits or toothpaste infused with white paint, and the results typically last up to a year.
Trained lash artists?licensed by the Texas State Board of Cosmetology?bolster eyes? flutterability with eyelash extensions that lengthen and thicken natural eyelashes, lasting for a couple of weeks. Individual synthetic-silk lashes are curved to blend with the natural lash line and affixed to lids one at a time. A basic set subtly enhancing the lashes, while a full set boosts lashes by about 70% for a glamorous look.
Prior to any facial appointment, Meg Carr consults with her clients to figure out exactly what problems she needs to tackle, including acne, excess oil, and rosacea. Treatment masks and diamond-tip microdermabrasion wands smooth and brighten face-skin.
Meg also rids faces of unwanted fuzz with warm wax or fly paper, and can even remove hair on legs and the bikini area.
Armed with Glo Therapeutics and Glo Mineral Make-Up, the aesthetician brings about more radiant complexions with a range of customized facials and peels. She draws on natural fruit enzymes and vitamin-enriched serums to give skin a youthful glow. To minimize wrinkles, the aesthetician performs Botox injections and stimulates the skin with microcurrent impulses. She also accentuates natural beauty with multicolored eyelash extensions and airbrushed makeup.
Before modern-day salons, barbershops were a haven for masculine camaraderie with a side of hair services. When Joe Grondin, a master barber of more than 30 years, opened the first Roosters Men's Grooming Center, he worked to recapture that ambiance, but updated the styling techniques. Today, gents there revel in a slow-paced atmosphere and contemporary services. Patrons sit comfortably during cuts that culminate with aftershave and a dash of powder on the neck and vintage facial shaves, complete with a cleansing and towels warmed by hugs from bald eagles. The stylists and barbers only enlist professional products from brands such as American Crew and Aveda for Men, which are tailored to male hair and emanate fragrances like a bouquet from a Camaro.