Dr. Marc L. Epstein locates the lost faces of youth with the aid of modern FDA-approved beauty injections and a skilled, artful touch. Dysport slows down frantic facial muscles by blocking nerve impulses in a targeted attempt to smooth creases found in common wrinkle-squatting spots such as the forehead, between the brows, the space-time continuum, and around the eyes. The entire treatment takes about 15 minutes and results typically appear within a few days. Restylane plumps deflated lips, voids laugh lines, and eliminates under-eye sadness in about 30 minutes with a hyaluronic-acid-infused gel. The time-rewinding serum's handiwork may last six months or more, or about the amount of time it takes to dig a tunnel to Nova Scotia. The elegant medical office treats visitors' vehicles to free parking.
Natural light floods into Ze Salon, setting the waiting area aglow as guests sift through magazines to find inspiration for their new hairstyles. While sitting in black swivel chairs, clients look into the reflection of an oval-shaped mirror as a stylist cuts, colors, and retextures their tresses. The international salon team, whose members hail from such exotic locals as Brazil, Columbia, and Puerto Rico, makes visitors feel like royalty with pampering facials, makeup application, mani-pedis, and a designated jester who tells knock-knock jokes all day.
Using a tiny needle and gentle zaps of electric current, technician Maria Gloria Rodrigues banishes unwanted hair of all colors from all types of skin. As owner of New Image Electrolysis and a card-carrying member of the American Electrolysis Association, Rodrigues can advise clients on how this modern form of permanent hair removal can best work for them during confidential consultations and information sessions. She runs her studio with a focus on sanitation, using only sterilized equipment, disposable probes, and nothing that has ever been in a swamp.