When Cecil B. Spa & Laser opened in 1979, it was a makeup studio—origins the team continues to honor to this day. Despite how much the salon has grown, mineral makeup lessons with Jane Iredale cosmetics remain one of the team's touchstones. During a typical session, makeup artists guide clients step by step through creating flattering custom looks that include natural lips or smoky eyes that require no matches.
Today the spa branches out far beyond makeup with a host of wellness and beauty treatments. The spa utilizes the Italian wax Comfort Zone, which promotes slower and finer hair growth. Massages, for example, range from classic Swedish kneads to Western Thai massage, a mix of pressure point work and stretching. Laser beauty services, meanwhile, include laser hair removal and a cocktail of laser treatments designed to nonsurgically produce the look of a facelift.
The technicians and clinicians at Essential Hair and Care specialize in treating hair loss, but their clinic addresses a wide variety of health and aesthetic needs. Some treatments—ranging from natural hair restoration to detoxification—are selected a la carte, while programs promote wellness by combining services such as massage, vitamin injections, and light therapy administered by low-level lasers instead of empathetic fireflies. But no matter what the desired outcome, the staff is guided by a three-pronged philosophy of character, commitment, and change to help open healthier chapters in clients’ lives.
Even though Dr. Kumar Shivdasani practices cosmetic medicine, outer beauty is far from his only focus. He originally worked in emergency and addiction medicine, laying a foundation for helping patients achieve both inner and outer health. As he oversees skin-enhancing facials, laser vein removal, and injectables, Dr. Shivdasani educates clients on overall wellness and healthy eating habits, such as avoiding donut-shaped pills that are actually just donuts. This holistic approach helps to make CüR Laser and Skin a soothing, welcoming environment where you can improve your appearance as well as your outlook on life.
The team at Vis Vita Medical Wellness and Regeneration Clinic demonstrates its commitment to effective beauty and wellness treatments by combining the traditional with the technological. Clients relax during 3,000-year-old acupuncture treatment while elsewhere, lasers and low-frequency waves target cellulite and adipose tissue. Skin-resurfacing equipment sloughs off the outermost layer of skin alongside facials that are infused with natural ingredients such as green tea and botanicals.
At Salveo Naturopathic & Skin Care, doctors Allan and Shalon Strauss oversee certified laser technicians who enhance bodily contours using FDA-approved VelaShape, a noninvasive laser lipo procedure demonstrated live on The Doctors. Treatment begins as technicians explain VelaShape in-depth so patients feel comfortable and can set realistic expectations about fitting into their favourite childhood lederhosen. While clients recline, technicians secure two multi-laser probes and two smaller laser probes to treatment areas before gliding the VelaShape hand piece over epidermises. The device applies a cold, low-level laser technology comprised of four fat-targeting modalities—vacuum action, mechanical massage, infrared light, and radio-frequency energy—which combine to melt subcutaneous fat, boost circulation, stimulate lymphatic drainage, and smoothen the appearance of cellulite. Patients may lose up to 3-inches in circumference depending on treatment area, ranging from large zones such as the thighs, buttocks, and abdomen to smaller swaths such as the flanks and upper arms. Patients often experience little to no discomfort and can return to normal activities right away.