The seasoned team at Sani Spa & Nails approaches external beautification from multiple angles as they gussy up passersby with a menu of services geared toward aesthetic excellence and relaxation. Their talented manicurists revive digits weary from commuting to and from work via tunnel digging, filing down nails before slathering on coats of vibrant polishes. The spa's expertly applied eyelash extensions direct positive attention toward clients' peepers with their fetching length and volume.
MPi's experienced RN wields physician-strength products such as La Roche-Posay and BioMedic to freshen and exfoliate faces. The 45-minute microdermabrasion sees a facial guru harnessing the combined power of microcrystals and a vacuum system to exfoliate the very top layer of skin, where dead cells linger on the visage's surface like a cluster of loitering astronauts. The treatment sweeps away the decrepit flakes, which create the appearance of dull skin and amplify wrinkles, to reveal a more youthful countenance in its wake. Like a buffalo's wings, a chemical peel varies in intensity from mild to strong. During the 45-minute procedure, the agent delves deep into the epidermis to exfoliate thoroughly, muscling through cellular barriers to help reduce hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, and blemishes.
Whether they're there for an all-day pampering or a simple lunchtime facial, licensed aesthetician Sadaf Badruddin aims to help her clients relax during their brief respites from hectic lives. She nourishes faces with European facials, famous for their deep cleansing, extractions, and steam, and soothes bodies with herbs and aloe vera during body-wrap treatments. Her extensive menu includes microdermabrasion, waxing, and facials for men, and she preps clients for weddings, quinceañeras, and tax audits with glamorous updos and makeup.
The Yellow Brick Salon's staff guides clients on journeys of beautification, indulging bodies and cosseting hairdos en route to relaxation and new looks. The salon's stylists prettify manes and faces for big events and day-to-day glamor purposes, washing, snipping, and sculpting locks into a neat facial frame during the classic shampoo and style ($25) or turning up the hair’s hue dial with a full color ($50). For a season of head-turning or increased reflectiveness during night bicycling, highlights ($85) may add a new visual dimension to formerly 2-D tresses. Massage therapist Kimberly Williams-Rios turns the focus toward tired body expanses with an array of massage services ($60–$80), including a traditional medium-strength, 60-minute, Swedish muscle-kneading ($60) and a 90-minute stone massage ($80) that can prevent tension from shifting muscular-tectonic plates.
In Turkish, the name of Lynn Garavaglia's studio, dolunay––pronounced doe-loon-eye––means "full moon." But while the moon's full beauty may wax or wane throughout the month, Lynn's permanent-makeup services ensure her clients remain at their most radiant at all times. Working out of Audra Ballard Salon, Lynn uses a tattoo-like technique to enhance eyes, lips, and brows with feature-flattering pigments that won't wash off or smudge. She can also apply the technique to correct pigment abnormalities, cover traditional tattoos, or camouflage scars caused by a cut or magical-wand fight, as well as to create new areolae for those who have undergone reconstructive surgery.
Aesthetician and hairstylist Tiffany Serpe prides herself in pampering clients. She creates a soothing environment where clients can relax and drift away as she clips, colors, or styles coifs. Tiffany keeps up to date with the latest trends by attending color specialty courses and continually training with experienced industry experts. In addition to whipping up stylish dos, Tiffany also specializes in skincare and helps clients tighten and lift sagging skin with a mix of facials and other skincare services such as micro-current skin rejuvenation treatments.