Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Michael J. Orseck mines his cosmetic expertise in creating personalized treatments to help patients remove skin imperfections and wrinkles while improving self-confidence. The microlaser peel uses a precise epidermal laser to delicately shuck the outermost layers of skin, treating a variety of issues and revealing healthier skin in days. Photofacial sessions bathe complexions with warm broadband light to fill in sun spots, age spots, and dermal polka dots with even, pore-sized circles of youthful glow. Iron out wrinkles with a round of up to 20 Botox injectables to one area and reduce or eliminate the appearance of aging signs and emotion-exposing worry lines.
A full service spa and wellness center, Abiada Healing Arts shapes and soothes muscles with individually tailored bodywork. Heating the air with safe, infrared bands of light, 30-minute sauna sessions expose bodies to radiant heat that penetrates as deep as 1.5 inches below the skin, increasing blood flow and dispelling toxins through refreshing bouts of sweat more powerful than those incurred from traditional saunas or blind dates.
Having studied skincare with prominent specialists such as Dr. Zein Obagi and Jan Marini, licensed aesthetician Suzanne Godbout pours a wealth of knowledge into each treatment she offers at Suzanne’s Esthetics. Though she’s a firm believer in achieving healthy skin by using sunscreen daily or simply becoming nocturnal, Suzanne gives complexions an added boost with facials, peels, and other services aided by professional products from SkinCeuticals and Jane Iredale. She works with clients to develop individual treatment plans and shows them easy ways to inject nourishing doses of vitamin C and retinol into their daily skincare routines.
For more than 20 years, licensed massage therapist Carol Williams has combined her healing touch with her knowledge of human anatomy to design therapeutic, personalized massage treatments. In the Carolina Plastic Surgery Medical Spa's tranquil facility, where she has worked since 1993, Williams eases aches and pains with hot-stone massage, reflexology, deep-tissue massage, and stress-reduction-massage techniques. Carol also assembles natural skincare and massage products, such as Celtic Sea bath salts and body butters, into gift packs or potato toppers.
Like fitting pieces into a puzzle, stylists Amanda Blackwell, Bryce Preston and Alaina Linder use skin tone, hair texture, and face shape to configure an ideal new look. The ladies of Pink The Beauty Boutique nurture hair with name brand products before snipping and shaping locks or dialing up a dyed color by a few degrees. The ladies also whisk away unwanted hair from brows and chins while tincturing skin tones with speedy air brush spray tanning.
After years of working at other salons, stylist Lisa Mayo Wilfong decided to venture out on her own, and opened Cutting Image Salon in New York?s East Village. To her delight, the three-chair salon earned tons of positive press in New York Magazine, Beauty News NYC, and the coloring book of her niece. So in 2007, she and her husband Stephen introduced the brand to North Carolina markets. The concept?high-fashion services at reasonable prices?was a big hit and led to the salon?s new slogan, ?NYC Style at NC Prices.? Today, the L?Oreal Professionnel salon operates out of three North Carolina locations. Junior, senior, and master stylists offer haircuts, coloring treatments, and chemical relaxers, all backed by a satisfaction guarantee.