The stylists at Xquisite Color & Cuts infuse clients’ lock with vibrant new hues and face-flattering highlights. They also cut hair into new styles on the heads of men, women, and children, and transform manes with flowing extensions long enough to use as a scarf when the temperature drops.
Ravinder's Day Spa's owner, Ravinder K. Valia, is a graduate of the prestigious Swiss CIDESCO beauty association and has more than 30 years of experience freshening faces. Let her or one of her staff of skin specialists create a smooth, younger-looking finish on your frontispiece by polishing it with a microdermabrasion device, which sloughs off layers of dead skin like peeling open a banana to reveal the creamy mashed potatoes inside. Once the weathered layer of skin is stripped away, a new layer—one with a more even tone, fewer acne scars, and no temporary tattoo remnants—is revealed.
Round up your closest friends or take your sweetie out for a romantic ride aboard Fast1Charter's high-speed racing boat for an exhilarating and breathtaking outdoor experience. Captain Greg will ably pilot a 35-foot cigarette powerboat over Lake Erie's tranquil waters and lake dragons. During your cruise west from Edgewater to Rocky River, you'll enjoy the rush of 70-mile-per-hour speeds while the sun bobs atop the water like a perfectly safe yet radioactive buoy. On the way back, you'll get dramatic views of Cleveland's lit-up skyline pitched against the water. As you watch the sun melt into the ripply waters, pair your eye feast with an occasional cooling freshwater spritz.
Face-planting only organic and natural products, the aestheticians at Beauty Mark deftly drape the dermis in moisture-rich solutions. Your stride into the epidermal Hall of Fame begins with the Moisture Surge facial ($80), a 60-minute hydrating facial inspired by Marilyn Monroe. Camera-ready skin beams with softness, recharged to a glow that may spark punch-outs with similarly camera-ready paparazzi. Pick a facial add-on ($20–$40, excluding the minimicrodermabrasion) to indulge in yummy smears of enzymes and antioxidants, such as a collagen eye treatment, which minimizes puffiness caused by lack of sleep or leaving eyes in the microwave for too long. Or, nab a spicy, aromatic pumpkin peel, which holds enough active veggie enzymes to leave your face silky, smooth, and delicious smelling. Whichever aspect-enhancing extra guests choose, the entire tranquil experience is further accented by the spa's calm, quiet environs and noticeable lack of circus clowns.
When Skyy Hadley is finished painting, her artwork doesn?t hang on a museum wall?it beautifies the hands of stars such as P. Diddy, Uma Thurman, and Liv Tyler. The celebrity manicurist was once just another young woman who moved from the South to NYC while chasing a dream, but unlike many stories, hers ended in success. With talent and hard work, she landed herself in the pages of Cosmo and Us Weekly and gathered a star-studded client list. After this success, Skyy decided to realize another dream: opening her own spa.
As well as taking its name from a genie?s obsequious words, As U Wish evokes the Arabian nights with an interior of tassled cushions, purple and yellow silk draperies, and light from a crystal chandelier. After walking past a crackling wooden fireplace, guests sink into massive, overstuffed chairs and dip their feet into pedicure baths of milk and honey or ylan-jasmine and violet oils. Then, scrubs with shea butter, mango, and sea salt or wraps made with Baltic mud and peach paraffin wax soothe soles weary from walking in high heels or from running while stuck in bear traps. During manicures or pedicures, toluene- and formaldehyde-free Zoya nail polish brightens appendages while guarding health, and the spa?s aestheticians also evict unwanted facial and body hair with honey or lavender wax.
Though the word “potion” may evoke images of bubbling cauldrons, the staff at Holistic Bodycare Hoboken New York City cast no spells with their potion massages. Instead, they mix together fresh ingredients, such as coconut butter, apricot kernels, vanilla oil, sandalwood, and nutmeg, to soothe aching muscles. These custom massages, as well as the spa’s spread of holistic facials, serve Holistic Bodycare’s mission of bettering clients through natural healing and anti-aging treatments. Guests sip on complimentary glasses of wine or cups of tea as they await their services inside of one of Holistic Bodycare’s private treatment rooms. The owner named the spa after a small village in Trinidad and Tobago, where residents live amongst the elements of nature. The team hopes that clients leave the spa “Sans Souci,” which means “carefree” in French and “without soup” on fake French menus.