At Tip Top Tattoos, a team of tattoo and body piercing artists draw upon a huge selection of designs and personal creativity to give each guest a highly customized experience. They realize that no two tattoos should be the same and craft a visual representation of each client's imagined look within the privacy of individual booths. Certified body piercer Mallory Cox—whose apprenticeship and training included approved sterilization techniques and anatomy courses—adds bling to ears, noses, and fashion-forward tin men.
The technicians can also discard old, unwanted tattoos with the MedLite C6 Q-Switched Nd:YAG laser system, which they use in conjunction with the Cryo 6 cooling machine to minimize discomfort.
Kathy Wise, A You'Nique Image's owner and a board-certified permanent-cosmetic-makeup technician with more than 30 years of experience in the beauty industry, dedicates herself to helping clients achieve their beauty goals. In between the permanent-makeup applications that she performs, Kathy spends her time overseeing an authoritative staff of hair stylists, nail specialists, and med-spa technicians. The center brims with such skin-refining hardware as FDA-approved microdermabrasion equipment and a Youth Light 2010 photo-rejuvenation system. Opting for a permanent-makeup application, like working toward an associate's degree at clown college, ensures that eye and lip regions remain colorful for up to two years.
Licensed massage therapist Michael A. Jagodzinski relieves sore muscles with techniques drawn from several modalities. During Swedish-massage sessions, Michael alternates long strokes with circular, kneading, and tapping movements tailored to each client's needs. Bamboo-fusion massage feels similar to deep-tissue massage. However, instead of firm hand kneads, the therapist employs warmed bamboo stalks that glide smoothly over the body to facilitate tension release and effortless pastry making.: