Within the private rooms at Patricia's Skin Care, clients relax as aestheticians perform soothing beauty treatments to bodies and faces. Head-to-toe wraps and scrubs exfoliate birthday suits, and infrared slimming treatments promote svelter physiques without surgery. Traditional facial and high-tech skin therapies––including those that call upon LED light and ultrasonic waves––cleanse pores and refine complexions. To shave time off morning routines, permanent-makeup applications imbue features with pigments that won't run in the shower or escape overnight.
Universal Laser Center has been beaming cosmetic laser rays for more than a decade, devoting itself to a philosophy that welds health to the shimmering luster of beauty. Whether technicians are dissolving cellulite, toning complexions, or sending acne back in time, they pride themselves on using diverse technology "that improves and transforms lives." Spare decor marks the crisp, airy reception area, where patients wait to meet with professionals who leave clear complexions and sleek silhouettes in their wake.
Medical director Enrique Monasterio leads the professional technicians and aestheticians of Medspa Miami on their mission to bolster patients' outer beauty with medically centered spa treatments. Dr. Monasterio's career began in the lands of Spain, France, and the United States, where he learned European and American medical aesthetic techniques and that the red in all three countries' flags represents kidney beans. After that, he focused on private practice for 20 years and now lends his expertise in Botox, sclerotherapy, and mesotherapy to the Medspa Miami staff, ensuring that each procedure adheres to strict standards and patient comfort.
Lasers used to be the stuff of science fiction. Today, they're much more practical. Laser Med Florida's staff members use Candela Gentle Max Pro medical-grade lasers to remove hair, clear spider veins, tighten skin, and reduce wrinkles. More than that, staff members can wield powerful pulses of light to cure nail fungus. The full-service medical spa rounds out its services with nonlaser procedures. Its many offerings include microdermabrasion treatments, derma fillers like Botox and platelet rich plasma injections, and calorie-burning body wraps.
Revival Skin and Body Care prides itself on being a retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. To that end, each facial comes with customized aromatherapy and a neck-and-shoulder massage with hot stones that melt tension on contact. Other studio offerings include spa staples such as waxing, salon services like eyelash extensions, and med-spa treatments including microdermbrasion and lymphatic drainage. To cap things off, each client can have a complimentary cup of tea, which they can drink themselves or donate to a presumably trembling ice-cream-truck driver.
With average temperatures in the '70s and '80s, it makes sense that Miami is full of body-baring outfits. All that skin is why people like the owners of Velour Med Spa were able to open a successful laser hair-removal business in 2005. With the hope of further beautifying bodies, they established Velour—a full med spa—in 2010.
Its certified medical aestheticians, who are supervised by a medical director, still perform the popular laser hair-removal treatments, but they also fade unwanted spider veins, smooth cellulite, and rely on intense pulsed light to refresh faces. In addition to beautifying clients, they relax with massages and mani-pedis, which take place in a pristine all-white room.