Billy Malley pays homage to three generations' worth of hairstyling alongside a skilled staff of beautifiers performing a diverse menu of salon and spa services. Stylists clip away excess strands, insert fresh hues into coifs, and add more curl to heads with perms. Mani-pedis and waxing treatments whip unkempt appearances into shape, and massages eradicate tension caused by bobbing for apples in shark tanks. Facials and body treatments harness the healing powers of vitamin C, seaweed, and Dead Sea salts to cleanse and de-mottle epidermises.
Though Dr. Sathish Narayanappa Babu trekked across Asia, Europe, and the United States to practice as a physician and cardiothoracic surgeon, he always took notice of how different cultures define beauty. Now, as the medical director and founder of Simply Serenity Medi Spa & Hair Salon, Dr. Narayanappa, alongside a team of trained technicians, beautifies clients with his worldly knowledge of aesthetic treatments. Along with classic salon and spa services, the Orland Park haven offers a selection of laser treatments, body-contouring devices, and weight-loss systems, which aid the staff as they eliminate body hair and smooth cellulite.
Modern lights hang from the ceiling like glowing martini glasses, illuminating vibrant purple walls and polished wood floors. Amid these jazzy accents, skilled stylists create bold cuts and color treatments to fit facial features and unique lifestyles. Clients can also request keratin straightening or nix unwanted fuzz during a swift waxing session.
Dr. Faris Abusharif leads Bella Gente's team in softening the effects of weather and time with diamond-tipped microdermabrasion treatments. Prior to the treatment, a medical staffer evaluates ailments such as acne scars, sun damage, and fine lines that may be improved with microdermabrasion's deep exfoliation. A licensed aesthetician or a registered nurse captains the complexion renewal, buffing contours with a diamond-encrusted nib that brushes off blankets of dead cells and rouses youthful tissue from its beauty nap underneath.
World Tanning's beauty specialists can vouch for the services and products they provide. Before any lotion becomes available to clients, the tanning specialists test it out, evaluating fragrance, appearance, and flavor. If a lotion or oil makes the final cut, patrons can rest assured that it meets or exceeds industry standard. The same goes for World Tanning’s lie-down and standup tanning beds, whose maximum tanning times range from 9 to 20 minutes, as well as the boutique's VersaSpa sunless tanning booths, which bronze clients to the shade of their choice in less than two minutes. A recent addition to World Tanning's service menu, an infrared sauna promotes metabolism as its warm light induces sweating or blinds deep-sea fish.
For many, shedding unwanted pounds can be daunting and time-consuming. But at Intelligent Lipo of Orland Park, it’s neither, thanks to its i-Lipo treatments. The treatments effectively zap and dissipate fat cells without surgery, pain, or rituals involving genies and protein powder. Administered by board-certified Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Robert William Wrona, i-Lipo can help to shrink clients up to two dress sizes after eight sessions—in conjunction with exercise—while also smoothing their cellulite and boosting their confidence to streak at an upcoming local sporting event.
Licensed aesthetician and business owner Linda Camacho has surgical precision with a makeup brush. Drawing on 12 years of experience beautifying clients, Camacho and her crew of expert beauty techs pamper faces with a dynamic array of makeup and skincare services. Clients can nix fuzz from upper lips with a waxing session or request a full makeover replete with a Bioelements facial, lash extensions, and a makeup application. A skilled massage therapist is also on hand to perform deep-tissue techniques that promote circulation and Swedish massages that leave clients reminiscing about their last lutefisk sandwich.