Dr. Wang and his staff of aestheticians at NewScience MD exfoliate countenances with aluminum-oxide crystals or a diamond-tipped wand during skin-smoothing microdermabrasion treatments. During an initial one-hour session, doctors first consult with patients to determine the best treatment options based on their skin type and total number of faces. Then, they’ll wield the microdermabrasion method of the client’s choice to scrub away rough skin, acne scars, fine lines, and hyperpigmentation over the course of a 30-minute treatment. The NewScience MD staff recommends three–six treatments every two weeks for best results and skin as soft as a cloud made of cashmere sweaters.
Aguirre Specialty Care (ASC) is known as THE center for female pelvic medicine and cosmetic surgery. Founded more than 10 years ago by Dr. Oscar A. Aguirre, MD, FACOG, ASC’s unwavering mission is to help women improve their body comfort levels and quality of life.
Founder and medical director Dr. Terry Grossman and a team of health professionals have made Grossman Wellness Center one of the largest complementary medical centers in the country. Together, the specialists strive to extend patients' lives by detecting and preventing disease or perilous cracks in the sidewalk. Dr. Grossman holds board certifications from the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine & Regenerative Medicine, the American Holistic Medical Association, and the American Board of Heavy Metal Toxicology. An international anti-aging educator and co-author of Transcend: Nine Steps to Living Well Forever, Grossman's words have graced numerous media outlets, including Oprah's website. To achieve the company's mission, Grossman and his medical staff perform comprehensive examinations and diagnostic evaluations for free-radical testing, biological age measurement, and genomic testing. The crew then recommends dietary changes or hormone therapy to avoid foreseeable ills.
The center also enhances vitality with acupuncture sessions and traditional Chinese medicine. Velina Lujan, a certified massage therapist, relationship counselor, and certified holistic stress manager, uses eastern and western practices to help clients control stress. Paula Quesada, the on-staff medical aesthetician, refreshes complexions with chemical peels, microdermabrasions, and facials, and Dr. Grossman use traditional dermal fillers or a process called autologous fat transfer to combat wrinkles.
Dr. Nick Slenkovich, chief practitioner at Colorado Plastic Surgery Center, helms a team of cosmetic medical professionals who serve patients with compassionate medical care and cutting-edge procedures. During each 60-minute, intense-pulsed-light photofacial, a skilled technician analyzes the patient's skin to diagnose problem areas and chart a treatment plan before harnessing the laser light to seek and destroy impurities under the skin’s surface. The laser treatments aim to break-up groups of pigment, assuaging the effects of sun damage, broken capillaries, acne, and facial break dancing. After each treatment, discarded skin cells continue to regenerate over the next 7 to 14 days, with residual rosiness fading after a few days. Two to four treatments are recommended for optimal results.
At Liquid Salon and Spa, a troupe of 25 stylists, spa techs, and manicurists perform beauty magic on a stage decorated with earth-toned tile patterns and welcoming wall art. Modern fixtures spill calming light onto styling stations where master hair artists bestow heads with updos, precision haircuts, and color work. Customers stride over to comfy leather chairs at a manicure area or retire to a tranquil private treatment room for a massage. A menu of spa packages orchestrates medleys of various services, such as the Wedding Cake bridal package, which includes waxings, nail services, and an updo, along with free mimosas and bouquet-vaulting lessons for brides-to-be. In addition to supporting the beauty triumphs of clients, the salon and spa also supports a number of local charitable causes, including Locks of Love and the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
While most beauticians stake out one facet of the beauty world to call their own, Sandra Evans has spent her 20-plus years in the industry as an aesthetician, nail technician, eyelash extensionist, permanent makeup artist, and waxer. From her station in Chez La Femme Salon, she shares her vast beauty knowledge with her clients. Here, Sandra uses the latest equipment, such as microcurrent and diamond-tip microdermabrasion, to ward of wrinkles, and traditional and permanent makeup to highlight facial features. When it comes to clients? nails, Sandra turns to her tool kit, which is filled with shellac polishes, therapeutic paraffin wax, and a bunch of leftover parts from an IKEA dresser that don't seem to go anywhere.