The staff at Nova Medical Spa & Laser Center wants clients to be able to show off their natural beauty the second they walk out the door. That’s why the spa and laser center specializes in skincare that requires little to no downtime. Depending on client needs, laser treatments offer a variety of applications, whether to permanently reduce hair, tighten skin, or feel empathy for a barcode.The center also offers other weight-loss services. Aside from skincare, the center provides soothing massages from a fourth-generation massage therapist who eases pain and improves range of motion through hot-stone massage, prenatal bodywork, and customized techniques.
With more than 25 years in the medical field, Dr. Pamela J. Stuart has focused her attention for the past 10 years on rejuvenating complexions with noninvasive treatments at Physician’s Skin Solutions. Dr. Stuart commences all services with a personalized consultation that helps create each patient’s skin profile, which helps identify sun damage, textural problems, and unnecessary fine lines—the kind that cannot tell your future. In addition, all nonsurgical procedures, including dermal fillers, laser hair removal, and radio-frequency skin-tightening treatments, are performed by the skilled doctor. And to further foster healthy glows, Dr. Stuart and her team are armed with advanced skincare products from brands including Obagi and SkinMedica. They also stay up-to-date on the latest beauty treatments, such as age-reversing Allumera topical cream.
Healing Spirit Therapy's aestheticians and certified massage therapists encourage visitors to unload their day-to-day stresses while indulging in a variety of soothing spa services. The 30-minute mini facial commences with a deep cleanse that rids weathered countenances of dirt, oil, and expired poker faces. A skin specialist then coats frontispieces in a customized mask to further draw out impurities before deftly massaging the client's neck and shoulders. Afterward, troublesome aches flee from bodies in a rush of relaxation at the hands of a 30-minute body massage. The Swedish massage increases circulation with long, gliding strokes, and the deep-tissue massage uses cross-grain pressure to untie deeply embedded knots in specific problem areas. For a sweet-smelling, stress-free experience, opposite of taking the SATs in a horse stable, enlist in the aromatherapy massage, which ousts tension with gentle strokes aided by a blend of herbal extracts and pure essential oils.
The relaxing, earth-toned walls of Sabai Beauty & Wellness greet customers looking to get pampered. Within its private treatment rooms, candles flicker as guests lie across soft treatment tables. There, hot-stone, deep-tissue, or reflexology massages evict stress from bodies. Exfoliating wraps, body-hair waxes, and facial treatments aim to refresh skin just in time for family portraits on roller-coaster drops.
Juliet Bettencourt draws on years of experience in skincare and massage therapy to soothe bodies with treatments that blend the principles of both within a relaxing spa environment. After her own struggles with acne compelled her to help others, Juliet enrolled in beauty school, where she began to augment her uncommon empathy for patients with vast reserves of skincare knowledge. Today, she matches that unique combination of compassion and clinical precision with products from Raya Cosmetics and other trusted brands that cater to normal and sensitive skin types. When she isn’t flushing out pores and polishing cheeks during facials, Juliet waxes away unwanted fuzz and waters tattoos of roses that have begun to shed their petals.
Named Best Tanning Salon by Good Times Santa Cruz, Tanners Cove bronzes bodies with an array of UV and sunless techniques. Gild your dermal surface to a treasury finish with a month of unlimited low-pressure brownings in one of Tanners Cove's advanced beds, which emit controlled mixtures of UVB and UVA light designed to minimize burning. Or, submit your body canvas to a level-two airbrushing in which a certified spray-tan technician will delicately apply sunshine paint to your exterior, leaving a glow, an even hue, or an abstract rendering of the Eiffel Tower upon request.