Amy Hooker pampers faces, feet, and everything in between with a full menu of skincare, nail, and waxing services. She makes use of professional products from lines such as DG Skincare, Rhonda Allison, and Clarisonic, they combat dermal concerns such as acne, hyperpigmentation, and signs of aging. M'lis body wraps infuse the skin with moisture while drawing toxins and lint out of birthday suits. Mani-pedis maybe enhanced with chocolate-scented soaks and clients have the choice or traditional or gel polishes.
Illume LaserSpa employs a snappy team of experienced specialists wielding advanced beautification tools to laser-blast hair and gently rejuvenate skin. Unwanted hair, known for its tendency to interrupt conversations with horrible shrieking, can be pruned with gentle, FDA-approved lasers. The Candela lasers use a patented Dynamic Cooling Device, for maximum human-hide coziness. Hair grows in cycles, so the number of sessions required for full deforestation will vary from patient to patient (single treatments: $50–$450; packages: $250–$2,200). Illume also offers a menu of outer membrane smoothers, such as microdermabrasion ($90), to exfoliate pelts and even out wrinkles, pigmentation problems, scars, and other craggy features. Upgrade to the microderm glow ($105) for a post-microderm rejuvenating serum of your choice. Also check out the BrowBar for eyebrow sculpting ($12), a brow and lash tint ($12–$20), or a permanent application of the classically quizzical one-eyebrow raise.
While researching alternatives to mainstream medicine for treating her son’s asthma, Binta Oliver discovered a passion for holistic methods and natural remedies. More than three decades later, the owner and primary therapist of Caribbean Girl’s Touch of Beauty continues to develop her life’s work by studying new techniques and forms of traditional healing. The spa’s body wraps, foot treatments, and facials strive to balance physical and mental well-being with a combination of professional products, precise relaxation therapies, and metaphysical ballasts. Binta also hosts one-on-one counseling and free workshops to teach the public about ways to improve their physical health, such as creating a personal wellness plan or adjusting diets according to their blood type.
Diane at The Beauty Gallery stamps out frizz and adds volume-boosting extensions. She also uses her scissors to create trendy layers and make paper snowflakes for clients to take home. Paul Mitchell and Matrix products help her in her quest to color and highlight strands. During other services, she decorates nails in colorful polish and makes bodies glow with spray tans.