The path that led Dr. Marc L. Epstein to specialize in injectable neuroinhibitors and volumizers has been anything but expected. After more than 20 years as a board-certified interventional radiologist, Dr. Epstein retired to work on his golf game in Colorado. He then discovered a passion for acting and moved with his family to New York in order to perform on the stage and in independent films, eventually becoming a Broadway producer. The performing arts, however, didn’t prove to be his true calling. The artistically inclined doctor traded drama’s symbolic masks of comedy and tragedy for an opportunity to transform real-life frowns into smiles at his aesthetics practice.
Dr. Epstein now uses his creative energy and exacting eye for detail to create more youthful visages. He tackles signs of aging with muscle-calming cosmetic injections and treats wrinkles on the mid- and lower face with four types of dermal fillers. He also employs the innovative Ultherapy ultrasound treatment to address skin laxity caused by time, gravity, or grandmotherly cheek pinching that has continued into adulthood.
Rejuvenate is a beauty and wellness boutique in Harrison that offers facials, acupuncture, and other treatments designed to relax and restore its clients. Here, estheticians and licensed acupuncturists work to help ease chronic pain and reduce the signs of aging on the skin. Come in for an anti-aging facial, an intensive process involving treatment gels with a Galvanic Spa machine to help remove impurities, ageLOC Future Serum to help even out skin tone, and ageLOC True Face Essence Ultra Pearls to help contour and firm the skin. Clients can also try the firming facial, which helps to speed up the skin's natural elastin and collagen production, or pair a facial treatment with acupuncture for the ultimate in facial healing.
Nestled inside a Victorian cottage, The Secret Garden Spa aims to provide a green escape from the stresses of daily life. Here, a team of stylists, aestheticians, nail technicians, and certified massage therapists pampers clients from head to toe with organic, vegan, and all-natural products from Aveda and SpaRitual. In an airy salon area framed by a half-circle window, ripening hair dryers dangle from the ceiling alongside chandeliers that illuminate haircuts and ammonia-free color treatments. Private, candlelit spa rooms host massages accented with organic aromatherapy oils and lotions. Nail specialists tend to fingers and toes with earth-loving products and hot-stone massages, and soothing facials cleanse and hydrate with botanical ingredients.
The Amato Center For Facial Surgery provides the full scope of facial surgery ranging from non-surgical facial rejuvenation and facial cosmetic surgery to corrective jaw surgery, craniofacial surgery and facial reconstructive surgery.
Dr. George C. Peck, Jr.’s career as a plastic surgeon has taken him all around the world, enhancing facial features and lecturing on the ins-and-outs of various cosmetic and reconstructive treatments. As a double board-certified plastic surgeon, he has performed thousands of procedures, which continues to provide at Essex Surgical in West Orange. Dr. Peck is joined by a team of registered nurses and surgical technicians, as well as a skincare specialist, permanent makeup artist, and a roadie in charge of stethoscope tuning.
Beauty is serious business at Allure Plastic Surgery Center, and the company's four plastic surgeons have been trained accordingly. Dr. Elliot Heller co-founded the American Academy of Aesthetic and Restorative Surgery, and his colleagues boast board certifications and advanced training in specialties such as reconstructive surgery, microsurgery, and nonsurgical body-contouring alternatives. These physicians focus on keeping their visitors comfortable as they usher them through the surgical suite or into the office for outpatient procedures such as injecting Botox, exfoliating with microdermabrasion, performing laser hair-removal, or simply supplying ultra-flattering mirrors.