When Tiffany Sanders administers facials to address antiaging, acne, and sensitive skin, that process is so soothing that even she feels tranquil and content. She brings the same meditative attitude to continuing education, where she keeps up with the latest aesthetic techniques and incorporates new tips quickly into her treatments. Tiffany can make off-hour and closed-day appointments when requested or when contacted via telephone or telepathic distress signal.
Knockouts Haircuts for Men amps up the classic barbershop experience with a lavish, sports-themed approach to men's styling that has been featured on Today and CNBC's The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch. At a still-growing number of locations throughout the country, the company's all-female staff of stylists quarterbacks a full playbook of services ranging from bare-essential to spa-worthy. First and foremost, they clip shaggy locks, but they also administer facials, manicures, massages, and waxes. Complimentary beverages are included with every visit, giving patrons something to sip on while watching a sports game on TV or contemplating how they would fend off a lion using just a comb.
Certified female clinicians expertly wield aesthetic lasers in the pursuit of removing stubborn fuzzy patches from faces and bodies. The laser, which delivers rapid, short pulses of light, also diminishes the appearance of fine lines on faces and any in photographs of yourself you bring along.
Certified eyelash specialists beautify eyes with masterful cosmetic treatments and warm hospitality. Over the course of 1–2 hours, lash specialists titivate tired complexions with eye-popping extensions that solicit ocular awe. Spa patrons sink into fuzzy beds of terrycloth and surrender their anxieties to the pristine white décor, which serves as a relaxing counterbalance to the stylists' black belts in beautification.
At Meridian Harmonics Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, a natural healer rests his faith in ancient methods that date back more than 8,000 years. Mark Tryling—a nationally board-certified acupuncturist and oriental-medicine provider—helms the practice, working with a spirit of generosity and respect toward his fellow practitioners and patients. Master Chinese herbalists eschew processed pharmaceuticals and Flintstones vitamins in favor of natural remedies, combining herbs with acupuncture to harmonize organ functions and facilitate the flow of energy. Most treatments drive toward the goal of restoring positive energy, which, when achieved, can yield a healthy mind, body, and spirit animal.
In their daily battle against stress, the massage therapists at Trees Bodyworks have a secret weapon: texture. They often enhance their strokes and pressures with exfoliating grains of sugar that soften calluses or silky oils that heal dry and itchy skin on the scalp. The studio’s clients can choose from a list of modalities that include both of the classics—Swedish and deep-tissue massage—as well as a specialty trigger therapy that targets muscles sore from chronic tension and pulling on the triggers of oversized novelty water guns.
At the Wellness Med Spa & Laser Center, board-certified medical director David Kaner leads a team of licensed massage therapists and aestheticians who perform a suite of treatments for the face and body. Through a blend of traditional and technologically enhanced techniques, they reawaken youth with services customized to specific skin needs. Classic facials hydrate and clean the pores, and microdermabrasion uses mechanical instruments to lift away sun-damaged skin. Therapists deliver a range of massage modalities, and aestheticians enhance the natural outlines of the eyes with traditional makeup application. For more advanced treatments, staff members use laser and light therapies for skin tightening, hair removal, and curing fears of the dark.