Dr. Dan DeMarque and the licensed and certified Oasis Med Spa and Laser Center packs heat, backing its hair-removal and photofacial services with technology from the popular laser provider Candela as well as the advanced Syneron eMax intense-pulsed-light system. Inside private treatment rooms, microdermabrasion treatments and injectables tackle the signs of aging. Laser technicians direct the bipolar radio frequencies of the IPL photofacial, which attacks everything from sun spots and freckles to vascular lesions such as rosacea and spider vessels.
An area rug unites the plush white chairs that fill the waiting lounge, which features a tall wall-to-wall mirror so that clients can switch places with their reflections if they need to high-five someone with their non-dominant hand.
Aesthetic Laser Academy has two kinds of clients. The first: those who walk through the doors in search of professional med-spa services, such as chemical peels and laser hair removal. The second: those in search of sweet, sweet knowledge.
The staff caters to both. Cofounder Michelle De Leon (the Academy's resident "laser diva") and medical directors Dr. Ann Nolen and Dr. Dustin Ray lead a staff of laser specialists, educators, and aestheticians who tend to clients with high-powered tools and elixirs. They also help create more aesthetic professionals, offering training programs for new students, classes for people looking to add new skills, and a night course that lets students fit their education into already-busy lives.
Jami Miller did not take care of her skin. As a youth, she struggled with acne and spent her summers basting in baby oil as she scooped up UV rays with sun reflectors. The resulting scars and sun damage inspired her to pursue a career in aesthetics and eventually open her own spa, North Texas Clinical Skin Care. There, Jami and her team specialize in advanced anti-aging treatments, using nonsurgical skin tightening and LED therapy to counteract the abuse that results from exposure to the sun or insult comics with degrees in dermatology. Locally produced SkinBorn products power the clinic’s specialty facials with cosmeceutical, paraben-free formulations that interact with skin on a cellular level.
During any course of treatment, clients can document their skin's progress with the spa's imaging system. Cameras magnify skin 800 times, and freeze-frame technology captures images of the skin, which the clinic then catalogs so clients can follow their improvement or finally prove that their nose is constantly rotating.
Ashley Parivar, crowned Miss Texas United States in 2009, praised Nu Body of Dallas as the city's best site for laser hair-removal treatments. The staff constantly trains in new hair-removal technology and techniques to improve the quality of their services for both men and women. In addition to convincing follicles to quit producing hair, three different laser systems treat skin issues such as age spots, wrinkles, or lingering sneers. Services such as microdermabrasion and chemical peels help faces shed the marks of time, and injections of Botox or Juvéderm fight signs of aging on a muscular level. Nu Body of Dallas's specialists make sure to educate patients after treatments so they can achieve the best results possible with proper aftercare.
Elizabeth Rostro's and Barbara Boatwrigth's ER Skin Care fully embraces its name. Clients can stop in for a 75-minute CPR facial?a massage-accompanied microdermabrasion treatment that promotes collagen growth?or a soothing 25-minute ER Visit face cleansing that evokes the decadent and relaxing vibes of an actual hospital. Despite their tongue-in-cheek menu, Elizabeth and Barbara take skincare seriously. Combined, they have over 25 years experience as aestheticians and studied with Elizabeth Arden spas to hone their beautifying techniques. Today, they take advantage of the latest skincare treatments, including DermaSound facials, which nourish pores with ultrasound waves and numerous specialized peels that can target any individual concern. In addition to skincare, they perform waxing services, hair-tinting procedures, and classic massages.
As the seasons change, so do the facials offered at Face It Aesthetics. The summer facial envelops patrons in fruity, tropical scents, and the winter version warms chilled façades with cinnamon- and clove-infused products. What doesn’t change is aesthetician So Young Han’s dedication to staying abreast of changing trends and new advances in the skincare industry, allowing her to extend her expertise beyond facials to reverse photo damage with corrective peels or soften fine lines with vitamin-enriched oxygen. Board-certified family doctor Ann Nolen ensures safety during signature treatments such as laser therapy and permanent makeup, thanks to her careful supervision of the spa and insistence that all new lasers wear helmets while they work.