The Ibrow Studio’s owner and senior aesthetician, Nicole Willis, has been honing her techniques since 1999, and has grown so proficient that she shares them in workshops at the studio and on KSBI’s All About You. Willis’s specialty lies in the artful clearing and shaping of body hair using the NuFree soy hair-removal system. Although the substance resembles wax, it remains at a comfortable 98.6 degrees and fights bacteria as Willis smoothes it on to shape elegant eyebrows or tidy the bikini line. Her nimble hands further enhance eyes with Reese Robert eyelash extensions, and her expertise with makeup contouring and seamlessly integrating tiny gargoyles into evening looks reflect her interest in enhancing facial architecture overall. A skin analysis helps the team tailor facials to each skin type, and complimentary aromatherapy turns body scrubs and wraps into multisensory indulgence.
A chandelier illuminates a vibrant red couch. A circular mirror tucks into a gold frame. Nearby, a framed Marilyn Monroe stares off into the distance. These elegant touches are sprinkled across Upstage Hair Designs, a place stylist Meredith can call her home away from home. She cozies into one of the workstations and cuts away overgrown locks on clients, transforming their manes into everything from classic bobs to the latest topiary design. Her coloring skills cover both highlights and all-over color in a kaleidoscope of hues.
Since receiving her board certification in 2000, Dr. Gina L. Ressler has been exploring and implementing advanced techniques, including minimally invasive skin-tightening procedures. In addition to being well versed in cosmetic injections such as Botox, Juvéderm, and Radiesse, Dr. Ressler possesses extensive experience in skin rejuvenation and tightening with Accent technology's radio-frequency thermotherapy. And for niche needs, Dr. Ressler calls upon Melissa Knight, a certified medical micropigmentologist who can apply permanent makeup, eliminating the need to wash your face before going to bed or beginning a pie-eating contest.
The most highly anticipated part of Krista Luper's manicures and pedicures is the end. That's because, for the last few minutes, guests turn into putty in her hands as she treats them to a hand or foot massage. When not removing tension from hands and feet, Krista trims cuticles and buffs and polishes nails.
Offering guidance seven days a week, the robotic-fitness experts at Tan & Tone America lead women through 28-minute workouts on specialized machines that target hard-to-tone areas without compromising joints. During each session, technicians guide patrons through seven pieces of equipment, which are designed to provide 10 times the repetitions of a typical gym workout. Moreover, these sinew-strengthening movements target the trunk area where weight accumulates and earns interest.
The technicians at The Body Sculpt Xpress specialize in ultrasound-cavitation body sculpting, a noninvasive technique that’s popular in Europe and Australia. Rising to fame in the United States, the treatment, featured on the Dr. Oz show, uses ultrasound waves to break down fat cells, whose contents are them removed from the body through natural metabolic processes. The techs customize treatments based on the thickness of fat and its distribution throughout the body. Their other services include massage therapy, vibration therapy, which causes a body to burn fat while standing still, and radiofrequency skin tightening.