Inside a glass- and aquamarine-accented beauty studio, Nanu Threading attends to all manner of skincare needs with hair removal and facial services. Experienced threading specialists swiftly drag a twisted strand of cotton string across the face to remove unwanted follicles. Clients also come in for soothing spa facials and the salon's henna tattoos—intricate, semi-permanent artwork drawn onto clients' hands or distracted clients' gloves.
Creating artwork that lasts a lifetime is what the tattoo specialists at Electric Chair Tattoo do daily, and that’s why they work closely with clients to fit them with the right piece. Their styles range from religious-themed and surrealism to realism and dark fantasy. The staff at the ink-filled studio also includes a piercing technician capable of adorning nearly any body part with studs, bars, and rings.
At A-Town Tattoo Studio, owner Si’I Liufau and his team of artists blanket bodies in meticulously inked images, symbols, and words. The group specializes in authentic Polynesian tattoos and 3-D tattoos, but can permanently embed any type of design on the skin, including fine-line etchings, lifelike portraits, and cross-dimensional portals. The studio strictly maintains a clean environment, using a brand-new needle for each imaging session. Equipment and stations are disinfected after every sitting, and the shop is disinfected on a daily basis to discourage bacteria buildup and to keep creations from coming to life.
Named after the colorful bracelets that jangle on the wrists of many Indian women, Ruby’s Bangles gives its patrons an opportunity to partake in ancient Eastern beauty rituals. In the spa, aestheticians use eyebrow threading techniques inspired by Egyptian beauty rituals to remove unwanted hair. Skilled henna artists can transform hands and feet with dramatic plant-ink designs. The store's boutique boasts a wide selection of Indian-inspired jewelry, including bindis, necklaces, bangles, and hip chains for belly dancing or keeping prank-prone jeans from running away.
Led by Dr. Vadim Gurvits, the staff at Premier Laser & Day Spa is also composed of a registered nurse and licensed skincare specialist. Together, this expert crew caters to clients with everything from simple cosmetic treatments—such as waxing and microdermabrasion—to advanced laser services, including tattoo removal, vein therapy, and anticellulite treatments.
With over 19 years of experience as a permanent makeup technician, two books, and two DVDs to her resumé, Debbie McClellan is trusted by hundreds of doctors and salons. Having performed over 15,000 permanent makeup procedures for a variety of clients, her experience helps women achieve the look they desire by enhancing natural beauty with precisely-applied pigments.