When people think of you, the first thing that comes to mind is most likely your face, closely followed by your puggle, then by a really weird commercial they saw on Monday-night football. Make your mug memorably shiny-fresh and give your designer lapdog a run for its kibble with today's skin-restoring deal. For $30, you'll get a rejuvenating microdermabrasion treatment at First Impressions Skin Care, a $65 value. While egghead scientists maintain that microdermabrasion is a purely physical process where layers of dead skin are removed by gentle exfoliation, the pure of heart (and soon to be pure of face) know that there is a greater force at work.
Premier Laser Spa of St. Louis is all about lasers: lasers that tighten skin and lasers that remove hair. Because technicians specialize in only two treatment types, their clients benefit from highly honed techniques and a high level of personal attention. Complimentary consultations help prospective clients find out if and what services are right for them, and treatments can often take place the day they're scheduled. Hair-removal clients are in for a confidence-boosting guarantee: if a single hair reappears within two years?or as long as it takes two Earths to circle the sun?staff will re-apply the laser at no cost. One of 18 Premier Laser Spas across the country, this clinic reports to a whole national network of sibling practices, ensuring consistency standards among all team members.
The licensed aestheticians at skinSpa don't offer cookie cutter treatments. They bolster the beauty and health of skin with customized facials, skin resurfacing, and body treatments. In addition, they offer facial and body waxing, wherein they employ Nufree, an antibacterial botanical product that does not stick to skin.
Tatyana's Skin and Nail Care Studio at Friends Image Design is a beauty salon within a beauty salon. Priding itself on its friendly staff, it's a welcoming place to have pampering facials, waxing treatments, and spa mani-pedis.
Founder Todd Beckman opened the first Tan Company location, then called The St. Louis Tan Company, in 1994 with a pair of average-size sun retreats. After perfecting a superstore concept with multiple levels of tanning beds and an intrepid-reporter alter ego, Beckman's bronzing business now spans 53 locations in 8 states, including 39 locations in the St. Louis area. Todd ensures each salon keeps the same high standards that won the 2010 award for Best Tanning in St. Louis from CityVoter.
A knowledgeable staff maintains each bright, highly sanitized environment and stocks shelves with Australian Gold, Swedish Beauty, and Designer Skin tanning products. The Tan Company also fashions UV-free tans with Mystic Tan standup booths that evenly spritz bodies with a paraben-free DHA solution infused with aloe vera.
A Redken Premier school, The Salon Professional Academy staffs an elite team of certified teachers, each of whom boasts more than 10 years of industry experience and a passion for education. Director of Education Chris Gould garnered 16 years of experience training with well-known brands such as Vidal Sassoon, Jacques Dessange, and Yosh Toya, before opening the academy to share her savvy with top local talent. Up-and-coming hair stylists, cosmetologists, and aestheticians meet for full-time, hands-on classes that dispense wisdom on products, body treatments, and the most effective way to relax tense mannequins. Armed with scissors, enthusiasm, and on-trend taste, advanced students head onto the floor to perform salon services on real clients under the watchful eyes of their teachers.