Blue is everywhere here, from the cerulean-, azure-, and aquamarine-stained windows to the very name of Blue MedSpa. Dr. Landon McLain, medical director of the beauty haven inside the Westin hotel at Bridge Street Town Centre, helms a team of registered nurses, aestheticians, and physicians who focus on restoring youthful appearances. They use advanced equipment such as SmartLipo to reduce the appearance of cellulite, IPL laser machines for photofacials, and six types of dermal fillers to send fine lines scurrying beneath floorboards. Blue also provides traditional salon and spa services with Pureology and Redken products, as well as skincare products from iS Clinical and its own signature line. Regardless of the service, each med-spa staffer takes a holistic approach to treating clients to ensure their beauty goals are accomplished.
Dr. Patrick Wilson has reconstructed the ears and cleft lips of residents in other countries, and he has also found a way to give back to the community in which he grew up––by helping its inhabitants feel confident. At Wilson Plastic Surgery, he lifts, reduces, and reconstructs body areas, enhances natural features, and removes stubborn areas of fat. Alongside a medical aesthetician, he helps rid skin of fine lines, acne, mild scarring, and lipstick marks with medical microdermabrasion, facials, and exfoliating peels using skincare products from PCA Skin, Therapon, and Colorescience.
At Forever Young Anti-Aging Clinic, director Dr. Joyce Peters and her team of experts combat signs of aging with numerous tools. Microcurrent face-lifts nonsurgically boost the production of collagen?a protein key to youthful skin?with tiny electric currents, which emanate from a wand passed slowly over the face. The clinic's deluxe facials produce a similar effect?but with strawberries, which are high in vitamin C. The aestheticians tap into strawberries' anti-aging potential with chocolate-strawberry masks and optional strawberry face wash. The clinic's focus isn't purely on the face, either. Noninvasive lipo treatments target fat cells all over the body via a choice of cavitation or light stimulation.
Dr. Joyce Peters of Anti-Aging Medical Spa & Wellness Clinic has assembled a network of licensed doctors, massage therapists, beauty consultants, fitness trainers, nutritionists, and more in an effort to provide her clients with a whole-person approach to health and beauty. Boasting many of these certifications herself, Dr. Peters specializes in weight loss and anti-aging treatments such as LipoStar body wraps and photorejuvenation facials. Her clinic’s impressive service menu runs the gamut from salon treatments and wellness checkups to couples massages and mud baths.
Dr. Beautiful's board-certified physician, Dr. Stephanie Gafford, embraces both the latest in aesthetic medicine and powerful natural approaches to beauty. She uses technology, such as ablative and nonablative Fraxel lasers, Liposonix ultrasonic energy, and Thermage radio frequency, to custom craft treatment plans that slim waists and fade wrinkles, acne, and skin discoloration. Dr. Gafford also beautifies clients with skincare products such as skin-lightening Obagi-C Rx serum, Jane Iredale mineral makeup, and Oxygenetix breathable foundation, whose formula acts as a second skin to cover up scars and marks resulting from nuzzling pet porcupines.
Laser light is a quick, nearly painless, and effective method for removing unwanted hair. A long-pulse, high-energy laser emits a gentle beam of light that harmlessly passes through the skin and directly targets follicles, effectively treating unwanted hair. Unlike the lasers utilized by popular film hero and 2010 California gubernatorial hopeful Iron Man, these friendly beams are easy on the skin and treat hair follicles faster than other methods. Annihilate the roots of unwanted human fur in one treatment area—the upper lip and chin ($750), ears ($450), neck ($750), underarms ($900), or bikini line ($750). Combine the powers of two Groupons to devastate twice as many personal forests, or to hit an especially tenacious area with six laser nukes.