AuM Body & Soul Spa brings the ancient practices of Eastern cultures into a modern setting to let clients center their souls and renew their exteriors. The spa specializes in Ayurveda, a holistic method of healing that originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. By using ancient herbs and specialized techniques, Ayurveda works to balance the elements of the body in order to heal and energize, much like a hug from Lady Justice.
Within the lobby of AuM Body & Soul Spa, dim lighting and exotic art greet guests as they begin their journey into ancient-eastern relaxation. Along with the tapestries on the walls, orchids and ferns guide them to one of nine specialized treatment rooms in the facility, where Ayurveda-trained massage therapists, aestheticians, and nail technicians work with guests to individualize each treatment based on their personal desires. As the Eastern-influenced spa services work to open energy channels, intimate yoga classes help guests center their minds in seven diverse classes, along with specialty sessions that embrace the outdoors or help children relax after long days negotiating political treaties with the lunch lady. The spa champions all-natural products, including Aveda and Banyan Botanicals, which also line the spa's ample boutique shelves alongside skincare treatments, meditation books, and herbal supplements for purchase.
Brow Zone's image-minded staff refines visages through artful eyebrow threading and waxing treatments alongside a medley of personalized skin services. By swiftly looping fine cotton thread around entire rows of unwanted hair, threading specialists can sculpt brow shapes that are "cleanly arched and very finished," according to New York magazine. Both threading and waxing polishes a range of corporeal locales, from defuzzing the face to evicting undesired bristles from bikini zones. Licensed aestheticians work to purify and refine a variety of skin types with a slate of facials, which target fine lines, help alleviate acne, and eliminate lingering caricature artists.
Perfect Brows NYC doesn?t just specialize in shaping the perfect brows; the studio also provides services to remove hair from all over the body. Where threading remains extensively for facial hair, studio uses waxing and sugaring services, a thin layer of wax covers fuzzy areas and adheres to hairs before pulling them from the root. The third method used, called sugaring, is an organic alternative that removes hair with a natural paste made from sugar, lemon juice, guar gum, and water. This method is proven to provide less breakage and ingrown hairs and to leave clients with skin as smooth as a newborn dolphin. Each method provides a blank canvas for the studio?s other services, which include henna work and facials.
The hair removal pros at Unique Threading Beauty Salon have this piece of advice for finding the best brow-shaping salon: look for a place that has Middle Eastern and Indian clients with perfect arches streaming out the door. Threading has been popular in these cultures for centuries as it creates crisp, clean lines without the use of toxic chemicals or painful bolts of lightening. The process involves using twisted pieces of cotton thread, which can pick up and eliminate one clean line of hair all at once, making it a quicker alternative to plucking. In addition to threading away hair from the brows and body, staff here also offer waxing and sugaring services, which are more suitable for removing large swathes of fuzz.
The techs at Classic Brows practice an ancient hair removal technique using twisted cotton threads. Aside from threading away pesky hairs on the face, the staff also weeds unwanted body fuzz using warm wax or a tiny push lawnmower. They also embellish natural eyelashes with extensions and tints, perform head massages, and administer facials that soothe and purify pores. The salon’s service menu further beautifies human hides with black and brown henna tattoos.
The technicians at Secret Eyelash II deftly add length and thickness to lash lines. Their eyelash extensions, unlike mascara and drugstore falsies, add lasting length and thickness that looks natural. Applied one by one with the precision of a jeweler shelling a walnut, anywhere from 75 to 200 synthetic strands are fitted to natural lashes on each eye. Thanks to a medical-grade adhesive, the lashes may last up to three weeks.