Spa owner and director Silva Haroutunian is all about skincare. Her establishment Silvianas Salon & Spa is known for its facials – all of which are done by Silva herself. She is meticulous about her technique and the customer experience she offers, and her facials, peels, collagen treatments and microdermabrasion services have been cited as some of Miami’s best spa services for years. The spa has two small, all-white, contemporary service rooms, making for very intimate surroundings. In addition to face treatments, Silviana’s offers waxing, massage therapy, hand and foot treatments and manicures and pedicures, while providing a line of at-home products that have been thoroughly tested and recommended by – who else – Silva Haroutunian herself.
Body Minute's focus on catering to women with busy lifestyles propelled its skin-care methods into more than 350 beauty centers across Europe—and then, across the pond. Whether requesting individual services or a monthly subscription, each of Body Minute's clients receives the convenience of quick treatments without the need for an appointment.
Basic facials with steam and extractions cleanse specific skin types, while facial patches reinvigorate the skin with algae or olive-tree extracts. Alternatively, aestheticians pamper the whole body with services such as a relaxing Japanese massage and a Hormeta scrub exfoliation, which lets clients feel the smoothing effects of volcanic rock without having to roll down the slope of Krakatoa. To help clients achieve the results of their treatments at home, Body Minute carries its own line of paraben-free, Swiss-made beauty products.
Ugo Di Roma has been the go-to-guy for hair in South Florida for over 25 years. He has worked on the crowns of such celebs as Katie Couric, Elizabeth Taylor and Bianca Jagger, and he and his staff are consistently considered to be the ones to turn to when a haircut or color treatment has gone bad. His sunny white minimalist salon also works with difficult cases including damaged hair or split ends, which may require special attention. The two-story contemporary space is situated in the heart of Coconut Grove, and features several open work stations utilizing the latest in hair care products, many of which are on sale behind the front counter. In addition to the standard cut, color and blow options, the salon also offers special hair treatments including hydration for dry hair and intense reconstruction for damaged or weak tresses.
D-Hairemoval Beauty Concept had to travel a long way to find its new home in Coral Gables. A sister company of the D-Beautygroup and its more than 100 locations across Europe, the spa practices signature treatments honed for years using technology ranging from IPL facial systems to diamond-tipped microdermabrasion wands. D-Hairemoval Beauty Concept offers these authentic, European-style spa services to beautify clients and save them the hassle of updating their passports for a facial.
Dasol takes the ?med? part of med-spa seriously: it?s staffed by a team of board-certified cosmetic surgeons, registered nurses, and aestheticians. Inside a building that resembles a stately Southern villa, they turn to the latest aesthetic treatments to ward off wrinkles, dark spots, sagging skin, and other signs of aging or extended vacations to the sun. Time-tested spa treatments are coupled with products from SkinCeuticals and Obagi and advanced technology including the skin-firming eMatrix system, wrinkle-plumping dermal fillers, and the highly publicized HydraFacial.
From the moment guests walk or cartwheel into Ohana Spa of South Miami, a variety of stimuli work together to help them to relax: the sounds of calming waterfalls and the subtle smell of lavender, lemongrass, and peppermint. Owner Dionne Corona's eyebrow-shaping wizardry and custom facials have been featured in multiple publications, which isn’t a surprise considering Dionne has been in the business for more than 20 years.