Chandeliers dangle from b. Suite Studio Salon’s ceiling, casting a golden glow across slate-gray walls and shining wood floors as the salon’s crew bustles about their mirrored styling stations. Dedicated to beautifying patrons via personalized salon and spa services, stylist Jennifer Potter and the other staff members tailor each treatment to address individual needs, from taming curly hair with Brazilian blowouts to soothing skin beset by acne or too many games of Bobbing for Beets. The cascading light also illuminates the elegant updos and spider-vein-less legs exiting via the salon’s glass front doors or secret rooftop heliport, and newly spray-tanned bodies cast their own glow thanks to a DHA-rich formula that never yields streaks or orange palms.
Lead physician Dr. Cynthia Cote brings more than 20 years of medical experience to MD Cote, Salem Facial Aesthetics. There, she oversees a talented team of master aestheticians and medical assistants as they administer transformative beauty treatments that pare down blemishes and other imperfections keeping clients from looking and feeling their best. They do this with a combination of clinical and holistic practices, including spa facials, dermaplaning treatments, laser hair removal, and Botox injections. The treatment menu is expansive and accommodating, allowing the team to meet all sorts of aesthetic requests, and even includes holistic medicine coaching and Bariatrics weight-loss management programs.
The holistic practitioners at Hale Health aim to treat the whole person, not just symptoms of illness and disease. Following the tenets of integrative medicine, they strive to boost clients' wellness with naturopathic services such as pain-relieving bodywork, acupuncture, and nutritional IV therapy. They also fight acne and skin issues with platelet-rich plasma facials and work to accelerate weight loss with vitamin B12 injections.
Decorated in muted earth tones and accented by lush plants and vivid floral arrangements, Bridgeport Laser & Wellness Center's serene lobby helps patients unwind as soon as they arrive. Clients can further set their minds at ease with the knowledge that the physician-owned wellness center is helmed by a quartet of medical professionals, each of whom excels at one or more aesthetic areas. Owner and medical director Dr. Derek Norcom offers aesthetic treatments, including vein treatments and mole removal.
Dr. Janice Buenafe helps patients find relief from hormonal imbalances via bio-identical hormone-replacement therapy. Experienced aesthetic nurse practitioner Yan Duan specializes in cosmetic injections, including Sculptra, and is also certified in hormone replacement. And Patricia Gravenites, a clinical aesthetician and medical assistant, has more than 16 years of experience as a cosmetic injector and skincare specialist.
The doctors and physician?s assistants who perform each service at Nu U Laser Centers need only choose the right laser in order to impart patients with quick, safe body and facial changes. While the Smartlipo TriPlex can less invasively slim and contours the body, the Smart Skin Co2 treatment plumps wrinkles, shrinks pores, and softens the appearance of scars. Their other treatments combat unwanted body hair, cellulite, and leg and facial veins.
Not only has Matt Peter performed more than 30,000 laser treatments over the course of his career, he has also trained under some of the pioneers in the field. Matt leads the operations at Strokes of Beauty, a cosmetic laser clinic that gives clients respite from spider veins, pigmented blemishes, wrinkles, and unwanted body hair. The technicians here can safely treat an array of imperfections on the full spectrum of human skin tones and hair colors, and clients are granted with a satisfying laser experience that yields quick results and long-term efficacy. Matt stays on top of current laser-medicine trends by regularly attending continuing-education seminars and training sessions throughout the year.