With sleek white couches and a centerpiece light reminiscent of a white disco ball, Threading Spot’s decor is a throwback to earlier decades. Audrey Hepburn peers over her shoulder in a hanging print, and a pair of mysterious eyes with perfectly arched brows cover another muted lavender wall. Staff recreate those immaculate brows on guests day after day. Threading experts use a single piece of cotton thread to remove unwanted hair on brows, lips, chins, and horns for a soft and smooth face.
The tanning specialists and aestheticians at Glistening Goddesses harbor a wealth of collective salon experience and a shared belief that shimmering skin should not be reserved for golden statuettes. Their menu of services reflects this belief with its assortment of spray tans, facials, and waxing treatments customized to individual skin types and tones. Organic tanning solutions—applied meticulously by hand to the face or body—adhere to skin for up to seven days. Newly minted tans literally sparkle with the addition of “shimmer shots,” spray-on applications of body glitter designed to reflect the light of flashbulbs and oncoming headlights. Aside from facial and body treatments, the spa hosts cosmetics classes that teach students the tricks of the makeup trade.
Armed with a battalion of experienced aestheticians and scissor-wielding stylists, brush. salon dazzles the skin and hairscapes of its beauty-seeking clientele, all within the confines of an eclectic boutique space. Keep a captivating countenance with brush. salon's skin services, including the basic cleansing facial ($70), which uses gentle exfoliation to rid faces of pore-clogging debris and errant meteorites. Svelte seekers can pave a smooth path with an eyebrow ($13), chest ($40), or bikini ($28) wax, and those looking to tame wiry head bristles can opt for one of the salon's hair services, which range in price depending upon the level and electron shell of each stylist.
Soft as Silk Laser's walls are bathed in rich reds and glimmering golds that evoke the robes and crowns of royalty—but it’s the med spa’s roster of aesthetic services that fully convinces clientele that they’re kings and queens. The staff of aestheticians relies on steady hands, keen eyes, and safe, advanced technologies to elevate their customers’ appearances during hair, skin, and lash beautification services. They aim the Palomar laser at skin of any type or tone to remove blonde, red, brown, or black hairs. Their steady hands erase fine lines and sun spots using a crystallized microdermabrasion machine or the PowerDerm Kinetic dermabrasion, which exfoliates with kinetic energy that further helps stimulate lymphatic drainage and tighten face and body skin. Soft as Silk Laser's certified eyelash technicians can also bolster blinks with permanent lash extensions, whose variety of styles can grant eyelids with anything from a subtle, natural look to a red-carpet worthy dose of drama.
For Devenir Salon owner and stylist Devan Iarossi, personal style starts with hair. As such, she and her fellow stylists take their work seriously, whether their clients want to make a dramatic or subtle change to their look. Haircare services include everything from haircuts and bang trims to ombre color and keratin smoothing treatments.
Rejuvaderm’s expert staff of licensed aestheticians promotes pulchritude with a range of skin-enhancing services. The glycolic peel utilizes a safe chemical solution that, when applied, causes the face’s dead skin cells to slough away ($125). Eradicating these dead skin cells will smooth out the skin’s texture, reduce wrinkles, and improve its overall appearance, resulting in a radiating glow without the hassle of training lightning bugs to follow you around in a constant swarm. The Visia complexion analysis ($75) is a computer-calculated skin scrutinization that plots results as a visual diagram, enabling each person's pelt to compare itself to thousands of others of the same age and skin type. The data can then be used to help plan and monitor a proper anti-aging treatment, helping patients gird themselves against the ravages of Father Time and his magical face-smooshing ray gun.