Natural Remedies supplies all the necessities for relaxation—a dimly lit treatment room, a comfortable massage table, and a massage therapist with 7 years of muscle-manipulating experience. Here, clients receive a mixed bag of modalities such as deep tissue and neuromuscular to help alleviate pain, stress, and anxiety.
Inside the soothing surrounds of World of Wellness Day Spa, practiced pamperers coddle patrons with all manner of indulgent treatments aimed at revitalizing weary protoplasm and enhancing holistic health. During the refreshing massage-moisture facial, dingy mugs are scrubbed clean with water-based cleansers, blanketed in a restorative mask, and swaddled in an ambrosia of wrinkle- and acne-abating moisturizers. The procedure lasts 35–50 minutes, depending on skin condition, and exclusively employs products free of pore-clogging synthetic oils, parabens, and teenage angst.
From wall-length windows, passersby peek into the fuchsia halls of U-Wink Eyelash Extensions and watch as experts carefully elongate lashes and transform normal eyelashes into dynamic and striking blinking machines. During the eyelash-extension sessions, the specialists bond between 30 and 120 individual lashes made of synthetic materials, silk, or mink to natural lashes, meticulously skipping baby lashes in order to avoid disrupting the lashes’ natural lifecycle. In addition to lashes, the specialists dress eyes and faces with mineral eye shadows during makeovers or makeup lessons using a handful of the 40 colors that can be used as eye shadow, lip gloss, eyeliner, nail polish, or thought bubbles.
Amid shelves lined with curiosity-inspiring playthings, and plenty of areas for concentrated toy testing, owners Aimee and Craig Gremillion can be spotted chatting with customers about their toy needs. The cheerful duo stocks their neighborhood shop, located within Citiplace, with puzzles, workbooks, arts-and-crafts kits, and games that, like scratch 'n' sniff vocabulary tests, encourage children to equate learning and creativity with fun. They rely on trusted toy brands such as Lego, Toysmith, and Fisher-Price and boast complimentary gift-wrapping services as well as complimentary personalization for select products.
Renew Pilates Studio And Spa keeps things intimate with small classes that center around three combination machines: mat, Reformer, and tower. This way, members can get the attention they need and stretch their arms without fear of bumping into another person or treadmill trying to shed some weight. The commitment to personal attention continues in the spa. Facials such as the vitamin C infusion treatment and relaxing and therapeutic massages keep clients feeling as though they're the center of a serene world. Renew also offers permanent cosmetics and body waxing.
As a native of Kazakhstan living in Baton Rouge, Maira Zhardemova Cascio speaks three languages fluently and boasts an equally diverse knowledge of hairstyling. At Charlotte's Salon & Spa, she uses her Paul Mitchell training experience to sculpt 'dos that match each individual's sense of style or favorite Founding Father. Elsewhere inside the salon, patrons can pamper their nails with basic or Shellac manicures, add drama to their features with eyelash extensions or professional makeup applications, and strip away fuzz with facial or body waxes.